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Yankees trading Matt Thornton was a peculiar move

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For the past few weeks, the Yankees have been making trades that have helped bolster their roster, from Brandon McCarthy to Stephen Drew. However, a trade that they've made today was quite peculiar: they traded Matt Thornton, who had a 2.55 ERA this season with the ball club. The only thing the Yankees get out ...

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Yankees move Matt Thornton to Nationals on trade waivers

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The Yankees bullpen just lost their lone lefty via trade waivers. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports Matt Thornton has been claimed by the Washington Nationals via trade waivers, which means the Yankees are off the hook for Thornton's contract for next season. The Yankees are now without a true lefty in the Yankees bullpen (David ...

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McCarthy tames Tigers in a 2-1 Yankees victory

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The Yankees had an unexpected pitching duel tonight after they sent Brandon McCarthy to the mound to oppose former Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer. McCarthy only giving up one run and Brian McCann hitting a RBI single made all the difference as the Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, ...

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Beltran and Jeter homer in 4-3 loss to Red Sox

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The Yankees had some new pieces coming into the series against the Red Sox, but the new pieces couldn't help Chris Capuano as the Yankees fell to the Red Sox 4-3 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Yankees were able to cut the deficit in half in the fourth inning on a Carlos Beltran home ...

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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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