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Yankees turn to Sizemore to play first base

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On Sunday evening when Francisco Cervelli was injured, the Yankees turned to Carlos Beltran to play first base--despite the fact Beltan had no experience at first base. It's the same story tonight--minus the part where someone gets injured. Scott Sizemore is seeing more playing time, and he'll see at first base, a position he's never played before ...

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Pineda throws six shutout innings as Yanks beat Cubs 2-0

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Masahiro Tanaka mystified in Game 1 of the doubleheader and tonight it was Michael Pineda's turn. He threw six innings of shutout baseball, giving the Yankees a 2-0 victory and a sweep of the twin-bill against the Chicago Cubs. Pineda was able to pitch in his third consecutive brilliant outing, coming off a controversial start where ...

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Yankees place Cervelli on DL, call up Murphy & Sizemore

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The Yankees have made a roster move, and it unfortunately involves us not seeing Francisco Cervelli for a long time. Cervelli was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a Grade 2 hamstring strain. The Yankees called up John Ryan Murphy in his place. There was a lot of speculation as to who would be the second ...

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Preston Claiborne cut from Yankees camp a day after giving up six runs

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Preston Claiborne wasn't a lock to make the bullpen, but after the season he had last year, he had a legitimate shot to make the roster. That was before he gave up nine runs, including six runs without recording an out yesterday. “With what he did last year, we thought that he would have a really good ...

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Francisco Cervelli wins the backup catcher role

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The hit T.V. show "Survivor" and the Yankees backup catching competition have one huge thing in common: The contestants are eliminated one by one until there is one competitor remaining.  In a way, the Yankees catching competition was it's own game of "Survivor". John Ryan Murphy was eliminated yesterday when he was optioned to minor ...

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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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Tanaka solid as Yanks edge out Twins 5-4

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Masahiro Tanaka's longest start of the Spring wasn't brilliant, but it got the job done as the Yankees were able to defeat the Twins 5-4 at Hammond Stadium. Tanaka, who was making his fourth appearance, went 5.2 innings, giving up three runs on five hits while striking out six, bumping up his Spring ERA to an even ...

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Ellsbury absent from batting practice

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Jacoby Ellsbury was scheduled to take batting practice with some of his teammates while half the team went to Fort Meyers to play the Boston Red Sox. The only problem was, Ellsbury never showed up. Ellsbury also left George M. Steinbrenner field and the Yankees as of yet haven't given a reason. Ellsbury went through a ...

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