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The way the Yankees have handled injuries could cost them a playoff spot

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Injuries have been a common theme for the Yankees this season and in a year where there has been quite a bit of unrest among the fans they have gotten a pass on this. However, maybe the Yankees shouldn't be. While a lot of the injuries are a result of bad luck there has also ...

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No more fairy dust: What happened to Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells?

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The Yankees were much better than expected during the month of April and a large reason for that was the superb play of both Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells. However, since May Hafner both players have gone in the tank and the Yankees offense has followed it. Just take a look at the difference: Hafner in April: ...

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Yankees improve to 8-1 against the Blue Jays this season

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The Yankees were rained out on Sunday, but continued their dominance over the Blue Jays by beating them Friday and Saturday to improve to 8-1 against them so far this season. FRIDAY (5-0 win) As the Yankees have done so many times this year they won Friday on timely hitting and strong pitching. This time it was ...

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What happens to Lyle Overbay when Mark Teixeira comes back?

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Mark Teixeira is still rehabbing down in Tampa the sheath in his wrist which protects his tendon that he tore while getting ready for the World Baseball Classic back in March. The rehab is going slow, as it should for an injury with a high likelihood of a setback, but he says it's going great ...

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Granderson is back, but the Yankees lose Travis Hafner

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Curtis Granderson is officially back, but that tough question as to which outfielder sits in his absence may not be as big a deal as it seemed a few days ago because Travis Hafner could be out for a little while with pain in his right shoulder. The Yankees sent him for a MRI, which came ...

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Yankees come from behind to beat King Felix, Mariners

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The Yankees were trailing the Mariners 3-0 with King Felix Hernandez on the mound heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, but he left after the sixth and they went to work on the M's bullpen en route to a 4-3 victory at Yankee Stadium Tuesday night. It was a pitcher's duel between Hernandez and ...

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Bizarro Yankees Surviving Early Slate With Hitting, Not Pitching

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Heading into 2013, the Yankees most glaring weakness figured to be their offense. They led the major leagues in home runs in 2012 with 245, and coming into this season 200 of them were gone from the lineup. The major names missing? Curtis Granderson, Mark Teixeira, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Nick Swisher, Russell Martin, Raul Ibanez, ...

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Yankees off to slow start, but it’s not time to panic

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Before the season started the two things that we expected to be good from the Yankees were Robinson Cano and the pitching staff. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case the first week of the season and they have gotten off to a slow 2-4 start. That doesn't mean that it's time to panic or give up on ...

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