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Tanaka dazzles as Yankees shutout Phillies 4-0

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Masahiro Tanaka's Major League debut came in the fifth inning of today's 4-0 victory against the Phillies, and it was safe to say, Tanaka was nervous about facing Major League hitting for the first time in his career. "I was nervous, but it was a really good nervous," Tanaka said through an interpreter. "It's the first ...

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Spring Training: Day 1 Notes

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Yankees pitchers and catchers reported earlier this morning to George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa and they all got down to work. Here were some of the notes from Day 1 of Spring Training (So far): -- CC Sabathia came into camp weighing 275 pounds, the least he's weighed since his days with the Cleveland Indians. Sabathia ...

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What does the Tanaka signing mean for the Yankees

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When the Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka to a 7 year, $155 Million contract, fans rejoiced and the organization let out a sigh of relief. Their number one free agent target had been signed, and on paper the Yankees finally became serious contenders. Although the Yankees signed Tanaka, you'd have to wonder what it means for ...

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So what would be Plan B?

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Yankees fans are well aware what Plan A is: attempting to sign Masahiro Tanaka so they would only have one spot to fill in the rotation. Signing Tanaka could be the make it or break it moment of the Yankees offseason.  But we have to think logically here; what if the Yankees don't sign Tanaka? ...

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So what’s next for the Yankees?

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The 2013 offseason started off with a bang as the Yankees signed three of the top free agents on the market: Brian McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran. The Winter Meetings seemed promising for a team that was planning on turning their mediocre season around, but instead of adding players, the Yankees also lost some players. ...

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Youkilis has made A-Rod’s return necessary for Yankees

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When the news broke that Alex Rodriguez needed hip surgery that would keep him out until at least the All-Star break the Yankees scrambled to find a replacement. They found one in Kevin Youkilis, a guy that would provide them with insurance on just a one-year deal. It was perfect and it looked that way in ...

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Notes from the weekend: roster moves, Pineda, Girardi, Stewart, and Pettitte

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The Yankees game is in danger of being rained out Monday night. Here is a quick update of the news that happened over the weekend. • Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis were activated from the DL on Friday and Vidal Nuno and Ivan Nova were sent down to make room for them on the roster. • David Huff was ...

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The Yankees add Reid Brignac, place Andy Pettitte on the DL, and more

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The Yankees offense has taken a step back this year, but they are still one of the best teams in baseball largely because of their pitching staff. That staff took a big hit last week as Andy Pettitte went on the DL with a strained trapezius muscle. The Yankees recalled Vidal Nuno to take his place in ...

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