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Girardi uses nine relievers in 6-0 loss to Phillies

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Nine relief pitchers came out of the Yankees bullpen with Joe Girardi using the old 'Johnny Wholestaff' routine, but the Yankees were unable to come away with the victory as they were shutout 6-0 by the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The Yankees had nine hits on the night but they were unable to ...

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With fifth starter competition over on Tuesday, all signs point to Pineda

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda

Spring Training is usually a time of year where pitchers and position players sharpen their skills before the regular season, along with competitions for various open spots on the team. While most competitions this spring usually have to do with a backup role, the competition to watch in Yankees camp was who was going to ...

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While some questions are answered, others still remain

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The Yankees break from camp in 10 days and there have been answers to many of the questions that occurred in the beginning of Spring Training. We're aware of how Masahiro Tanaka will adjust to the Major Leagues, we know how the outfield will look for the next few years (although Jacoby Ellsbury is battling a ...

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Nuno dazzles, but Yanks fall to Orioles 2-1

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Vidal Nuno continued to make a strong case for a spot on the Yankees roster by dazzling his opponents, but ultimately the Yankees fell to the Orioles 2-1 at Ed Smith Stadium. Nuno pitched four scoreless innings against the Orioles, leaving them hitless through three before allowing a base hit to Chris Davis with two outs ...

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Nunez, Beltran and Murphy go deep as Yankees rout Blue Jays 8-2

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The Yankees powered their way to another win in Bronx Bomber fashion, hitting three home runs as the Yanks beat the Blue Jays 8-2 in Dunedin. Carlos Beltran and Eduardo Nunez hit back-to-back home runs in the third inning of today's game, both home runs coming off Blue Jays right-hander Todd Redmond. John Ryan Murphy added ...

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CC Sabathia not discouraged about fastball velocity

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It was CC Sabathia's first Spring game of the 2014 season, and it didn't take long for his fastball to be the center of attention. During yesterday's game, the YES Network clocked Sabathia's fastball at 88 MPH, three miles per hour less than what his fastball was last season. Despite the low velocity, CC's not discouraged ...

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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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