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Some notes and tidbits before tonight’s game

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It's been pretty quiet for the Yankees before tonight's game, but there were some small notes lingering here and there before tonight's series finale. -- Joe Girardi said the other day he was going to rest Brian Roberts for a few days, mainly because he was beat up. It was odd to Roberts, considering he felt ...

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Gardner homers twice in 4-2 loss to Rangers

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The Yankees came into Texas hoping to get their six game road trip off on the right foot. However, the Yankees offense (minus one player) struggled, causing them to fall to the Texas Rangers 4-2 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. The Yankees two runs came via Brett Gardner, who homered in the 3rd and the 5th ...

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Yankees rally falls short in 6-4 loss to Blue Jays

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The good news? Chris Capuano had a good debut for the Yankees and gave them a chance to win. The bad news? The bullpen gave up four runs which led to a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to take a 2-0 lead ...

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Walk-off single in 14th by Headley seals 2-1 Yankees win over Rangers

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When Chase Headley arrived in the Yankees dugout during the second inning, shaking the hands of his new teammates, he never thought he would be the one to end the Yankees ball game with a walk-off single. It was the ultimate see-saw battle, a battle which ultimately ended with a 2-1 Yankees victory in 14 innings ...

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Yankees commit five errors in 4-2 to loss to Rangers

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The Yankees as a team had their worst game defensively in six years (since 2007) and Shane Greene had the worst game defensively in 27 years (since 1988), resulting in the Yankees falling to the Rangers in a 4-2 loss at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to get on the ...

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McCarthy shines as Yanks beat Reds 7-1

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In his first start at Yankee Stadium, Brandon McCarthy shined. Of course it helped the Yankees were able to get the offense going, and with the pitching and hitting on the right track, the Yankees were able to defeat the Reds 7-1 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to get ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Bullpen

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  Yesterday, I graded the Yankees starting rotation. Today, I will take a crack at grading the Yankees bullpen, including the newest Yankees closer. Let's grade the pen! David Robertson: David Robertson took over the closer role from Hall-of-Fame legend Mariano Rivera and to say he's done a good job is an understatement. Sure, he had one bad ...

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Bullpen implodes in 9-3 loss to Indians

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David Phelps pitched well enough to get the win, handing the ball off to Matt Thornton. Unfortunately, Phelps's lead and any chance of a Yankees win disintegrated when the bullpen imploded, sending the Yankees to a 9-3 loss against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Yankees scored early, getting two runs in the ...

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