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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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Ellsbury’s blast lifts Yankees over Indians 5-4 in 14 innings

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Brandon McCarthy's Yankees debut was overshadowed by the injury to Masahiro Tanaka and it was once again overshadowed by the 4 hour and 51 minute game. However, with Jacoby Ellsbury's go-ahead blast in the 14th inning, the Yankees were able to rally and come away with the victory in a 5-4 win over the Indians ...

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Tanaka struggles in 5-3 loss to Indians

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Masahiro Tanaka had been so good for the Yankees this season that a start like this was inevitable. While giving up a season-high five runs, the Yankees were unable to get a hit after the third inning which led to a 5-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Yankees scored ...

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Yankees fall 2-1 to Twins on error in extras

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The Yankees were able to keep up with the Twins for the first 10 innings but they literally threw the game away in the 11th inning on a Francisco Cervelli error to fall 2-1 against the Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Have you ever heard of the saying 'he giveth then taketh away?' Well, that's ...

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