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Despite Nuno’s outing, Yankees still need another starting pitcher

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Before last night's start, Vidal Nuno hadn't won a game at Yankee Stadium this season. Luckily for the Yankees, Nuno pitched 5.2 scoreless innings and was backed up by three home runs to give the Yankees a 6-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. During Joe Girardi's press conference, Girardi kept using this word when he had ...

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Tanaka faces Red Sox in Game 2

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The Yankees got off to a good start in their three game series against the Boston Red Sox, hitting three home runs and getting the start from Vidal Nuno they desperately needed. Tonight, they're going to send Masahiro Tanaka to the mound and he will go for his 12th win of the season. Tanaka's last start didn't ...

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Three home runs power Yanks past Red Sox in 6-0 victory


Vidal Nuno knew his spot in the rotation was in jeopardy and the Yankees knew they had to find a way to defeat the Red Sox. Well, Nuno pitched well enough to keep his rotation spot and the Yankees used home run power to beat the Red Sox 6-0 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, ...

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Girardi explains (again) reason for not skipping rotation


For the last three days, Joe Girardi had been asked the same question over and over: "Why didn't he skip Vidal Nuno today which forces Masahiro Tanaka to pitch tomorrow?" He was asked that question once again before the game started and Girardi became irritated. However, his irritation let him to give a thorough answer--even ...

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Red Sox vs. Yankees pitching matchups


Friday, June 27 Yankees: Vidal Nuno (1-4, 5.88 ERA) Red Sox: Brandon Workman (0-0, 2.88 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Note: The Yankees do not have enough at-bats to have a Who's Hot, Who's Not segment. Ichiro Suzuki is 1-for-2, .500 while Brett Gardner, Kelly Johnson, Brian Roberts, and Alfonso Soriano do not have a hit against him. Saturday, June 28 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (11-2, 2.11 ERA) Red Sox: Jon ...

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Yankees and Red Sox clash in AL East showdown


It's arguably one of baseball's greatest rivalries: The Boston Red Sox coming under the bright lights of New York to take on the New York Yankees in a three game showdown. Now, the Yankees and Red Sox rivalry has lost it's shine mainly because both the Yanks and Red Sox haven't played well at the ...

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Is Masahiro Tanaka’s fastball losing velocity due to fatigue?

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So far this season, Masahiro Tanaka has undoubtedly been the Yankees best pitcher. He's done everything the Yankees have asked of him and he's done a great job adjusting to the United States after pitching in Japan. With that being said, it's become apparent Tanaka is still adjusting to Major League Baseball's rotation rules, causing a ...

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Random thoughts going into the Red Sox series


With the off day today, I thought I would take time to reflect on the Yankees as they prepare for a three game series where the Boston Red Sox come to town. -- After coming off another bad start where Nuno  gave up multiple home runs (again), he's going to face the Boston Red Sox who have dangerous home ...

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