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CC Sabathia 0-5 to begin a season for the first time in his career

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CC Sabathia has not been terrible to begin the season but he hasn't been the ace the Yankees signed years ago either. The opposing team believes Sabathia has looked better than in recent years, and even his teammates believe the weight of losing during Sabathia's starts should fall on their shoulders since the offense has ...

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Blue Jays vs. Yankees pitching matchups

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Monday, April 6 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (13-5, 2.77 ERA in 2014) Blue Jays: Drew Hutchison (11-13, 4.58 ERA in 2014) Time: 1:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/ESPN/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Hutchison: Stephen Drew (2-for-6, .333 AVG), Jacoby Ellsbury (5-for-11, .455 AVG) Who's Not vs. Hutchison: Carlos Beltran (1-for-5, .200 AVG), Chase Headley (1-for-8, .125 AVG), Brian McCann (2-for-9, .222 AVG) Wednesday, April 8 Yankees: ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Johan Santana’s comeback shut down with shoulder problems

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Johan Santana's latest attempt in returning to Major League Baseball hit a snag when he ended up being shut down with a shoulder problem. Hardball Talk is reporting while there was no structural damage on Santana's shoulder, the Venezuelan League has shut him down for the remainder of the playoffs. After pitching a few days ago, ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees more likely to sign Miller than Robertson

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There's no question David Robertson is going to get a four-year deal in the free agent market: it just won't be from the New York Yankees. However, an interesting twist is the Yankees appear interested in signing Miller to a four year deal, despite Miller not being qualified for the closer position. Jon Heyman of CBS ...

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Hot Stove: Blue Jays trade Brett Lawrie to A’s for Josh Donaldson

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When I woke up this morning to find the Oakland Athletics and the Toronto Blue Jays made a "blockbuster" trade, I was surprised. One, because of the players involved in the trade and two, the Blue Jays making moves suddenly affects the way the Yankees are operating this offseason. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, ...

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Notes Around The League: Martin, Heyward, Miller, Stanton

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Lots of weird stuff is happening in the Major Leagues this afternoon and while most of it doesn't affect the Yankees, it's still news that's heating up the Hot Stove. Russell Martin: The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Russell Martin to a five-year, $82 Million contract. This affects the Yankees for one reason: they have to see ...

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Report: Mets, Blue Jays, Red Sox, Braves interested in Kevin Long

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Well, it looks like former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long won't be without a job for long. According to Mark Feinsand of The Daily News, Kevin Long has received interest from the New York Mets, the Toronto Blue Jays, the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves for a hitting coach position. Feinsand added the Pittsburgh Pirates, ...

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What’s coming up in the final stretch for the Yankees?

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Today marks the final off-day of the 2014 New York Yankees season and with the Yankees in the middle of a Wild Card race, let's take a look at the final stretch of the regular season and the teams the Yankees are facing. September 9 - 11 Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY This ...

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