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Yankees announce Masahiro Tanaka as Opening Day starter

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Joe Girardi has officially announced Masahiro Tanaka will be the Opening Day starter on April 6th. Girardi also listed the order of the rotation for the first four games: -- Masahiro Tanaka -- Michael Pineda -- CC Sabathia -- Nathan Eovaldi The Yankees haven't announced a fifth starter of yet, but it's heavily possible Adam Warren will get the fifth and ...

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Flores walk-off homer gives Yankees 9-8 win over Tigers

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On a night where Esmil Rogers was competing for the fifth spot in the rotation, he had a tough outing, which forced the Yankees to play catchup. In the end, Ramon Flores's three-run home run was the difference, giving the Yankees a 9-8 win over the Detroit Tigers at George M. Steinbrenner Field at Tampa, ...

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Yankees recreate famous scene from “The Sandlot”

Your browser does not support iframes. While we no longer have Mark Teixeira's talk show "Foul Territory" to entertain us, that's not stopping the Yankees from giving the fans a few laughs right before the season begins. Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury, CC Sabathia, Brian McCann, Didi Gregorius and an ensemble of Yankees reenacted one of the most ...

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Evaluating the starters in the rotation so far

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There's only 13 days until the baseball season is underway and the games truly matter. Which means it's not a bad time to evaluate each pitcher who has a locked spot in the rotation thus far. We're not going to judge by their ERA or statistics because statistics in Spring Training don't matter, but we're ...

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Yankees head to Lakeland to take on Tigers

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After last night's 7-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, the Yankees are taking the bus ride to Lakeland where they'll play the Detroit Tigers in an afternoon matinee. But let's go over a few notes before this afternoon's game. Brendan Ryan is in the lineup for the first time this Spring. He missed the last two ...

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Yankees play third straight night game vs. Phillies

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While yesterday's game was exciting--and taxing, tonight's is a whole new ball game...mainly because the Yankees play their third straight night game. Before we move onto tonight's game, let's discuss everything that happened last night. Masahiro Tanaka once again looked great last night, giving up no runs in 3.2 innings. Tanaka didn't say much about his ...

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Offense comes alive as Yankees beat Braves 12-5

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It was "Tanaka Time" at Disney World with the infielders and Brett Gardner making the trip from Tampa to Orlando, and the team made sure they made the most of it, pounding out 14 hits in a 12-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves at Champion Park in Orlando Florida. The Yankees first scored in the third ...

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Who will start on Opening Day?

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With Opening Day around the corner, Joe Girardi has options on who will take the hill for the first outing of the season. He could go with his Opening Day starter of the last six seasons in CC Sabathia, or he could choose another starter, possibly Masahiro Tanaka. While many are speculating who could be ...

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