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Brandon McCarthy and Brian McCann break down ‘immaculate inning’

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There's probably nothing more rare than a pitcher throwing a perfect game or a no-hitter. But Brandon McCarthy did something on Wednesday night in Tampa that was extremely rare, even for a pitcher: he pitched an immaculate inning. Nine pitches, nine strikes, three strikeouts. Brandon McCarthy has been spectacular since being acquired by the Diamondbacks, and ...

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Mark Teixeira discusses brutal second half

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Mark Teixeira has been a frustrating case this season, whether it be the constant injuries or his lack of offensive power. Sure, Texieria has reached 20 home runs, but the problem was most of his offensive work came in the first half of the season. He's been absolutely brutal in the second half, and he's ...

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MLB Trade Rumor: “No chance” Yankees get David Price

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David Price will be traded before the 4 p.m. trade deadline according to Joel Sherman, but if you were hoping for the Yankees to make a play for him, it's not happening. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports the Yankees have "no chance" in acquiring Price. It was reported the Rays were scouting the Yankees minor league system, but ...

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Who could the Yankees acquire before the trade deadline?

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With the injury to Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees rotation is in dire need of help. Brian Cashman said the Yankees are looking to be aggressive during the trade deadline and there are a few names that are reportedly on the trading block. Here are a few names I compiled that could be a fit for ...

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Yankees finish bizarre road trip

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I've seen the Yankees play in many road trips and there were instances where bizarre things happened. However, this has to be the first road trip where something bizarre happened in every single game. There were blowouts, there were position players on the mound,  there was a triple play, there were ejections, there were ...

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Yankees @ Rays pitching matchups

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Thursday, April 17 Yankees: CC Sabathia (1-2, 6.63 ERA) Rays: David Price (2-0, 2.91 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Price: Derek Jeter (15-for-51, .294 AVG), Scott Sizemore & Brian McCann (1-for-2, .500) Who's Not vs. Price: Jacoby Ellsbury (7-for-33, .212 AVG), Brett Gardner (2-for-14, .143 AVG), Ichiro Suzuki (1-for-6, .167 AVG), Alfonso Soriano (0-for-6, .000 AVG) Friday, April 18 Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda (2-1, 3.86 ERA) Rays: Erik ...

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Jayson Nix is now a Tampa Bay Ray

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For the last two seasons the Yankees relied on Jayson Nix's glove and versatility whenever a Yankee needed a day off, whether it be Derek Jeter or Robinson Cano. The Yankees could have given Nix a contract to stay for the 2014 campaign but instead they designated him for assignment and he became a free ...

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Deep Thoughts on the Yankees-Rays Series

Ray-fan has two explanations ready to go following a series with the Yankees.  If you listen to Tampa Bay local AM radio sports-blather as religiously as I do, you get to a point where you can commit the following themes to memory.  After a Rays victory; “Yankees bad, payroll too high, bad for baseball, Joe ...

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