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Pineda ejected in 5-1 loss to the Red Sox

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In a night that was overshadowed by Michael Pineda's ejection for using a foreign substance, the Yankees were stifled by the Red Sox as they fell 5-1 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. After Pineda was ejected in the second inning, David Phelps came in the game and gave up two runs on three hits in ...

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Bullpen implodes as Yankees fall to Rays 11-5

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For the first few innings, it seemed the Yankees were heading towards their sixth straight win after scoring four runs in the second inning. Unfortunately, Kuroda gave up two runs in the sixth and the bullpen imploded in the seventh and eighth, causing the Yankees to fall 11-5 to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana ...

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Nova dominates, Beltran homers as Yankees beat Red Sox 3-2

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Ivan Nova needed a good outing to redeem his past two starts, and that's exactly what he did as the Yankees beat the Red Sox 3-2 and took the series three games to one at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Nova went 8.1 innings giving up two runs on eight hits while striking out four before ...

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Tanaka pitches seven solid innings in 5-4 loss to Orioles

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Masahiro Tanaka made his first start at Yankee Stadium and mimicked his performance in Toronto; he gave up a home run (this time in the second inning) and then settled down to be very effective. In the end, the Yankees met their fate in the ninth inning in a 5-4 loss to the Orioles at ...

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Jeter guides Yankees to 4-2 victory over Orioles in final home opener

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In Derek Jeter's final home opener of his career, he lingered for a few moments before entering the batters box, letting the crowds cheers surround him. This was the final time he would step into the batters box during a Yankees home opener, and he wanted to take in all the emotions. But he also ...

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Tanaka solid in first start as Yanks win 7-3 over Blue Jays

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It was an inauspicious start to Masahiro Tanaka's career in the Major Leagues. He gave up three runs in the first two innings and it left many fans wondering if Tanaka had his prized pitch, the splitter. But he was able to give the Yankees seven effective innings and in the end he surely didn't ...

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Yankees unveil Opening Day lineup

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Joe Girardi announced the 2014 Opening Day Lineup during today's Yankees workout session and this is how it will look on tomorrow night's lineup card: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran RF Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano DH Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B CC Sabathia P Just for kicks (and to make a comparison), here's last year's Opening Day lineup: Brett Gardner CF Eduardo Nunez SS Robinson Cano 2B Kevin Youkilis 1B Vernon Wells LF Ben Francisco DH Ichiro ...

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Girardi uses nine relievers in 6-0 loss to Phillies

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Nine relief pitchers came out of the Yankees bullpen with Joe Girardi using the old 'Johnny Wholestaff' routine, but the Yankees were unable to come away with the victory as they were shutout 6-0 by the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The Yankees had nine hits on the night but they were unable to ...

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