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Masahiro Tanaka inching closer to a rotation return

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Believe it or not, Masahiro Tanaka is one simulated game away from rejoining the Yankees rotation. Tanaka threw three innings and 45-pitches and he proclaimed his arm was stronger than it was two weeks ago when the Yankees were in Detroit. He'll throw an in-between start bullpen before pitching simulated game or a instructional league game ...

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Yankees drop series finale in ninth with 3-2 loss to Tigers

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The Yankees had the perfect opportunity to vault over the Detroit Tigers for the second Wild Card spot. Instead, they dropped the final game of the three game set with a score of 3-2 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. The Yankees scored their two runs early in the game: in the third, Jacoby Ellsbury hit ...

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McCann’s walk-off sends Yankees to 7-4 victory over White Sox

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Brian McCann wasn't even in the starting lineup today, but when he pinch-hit in the 10th inning, he was able to give the Yankees a 7-4 win over Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to score four runs off Sale in the sixth ...

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Masahiro Tanaka continues to make progress

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This was supposed to be the pregame notes before the game but I was having an issue trying to post it (my WordPress app was not cooperating with me). So instead, I scrapped the other notes only applying to before the game and just left the main story: Masahiro Tanaka taking the next step in his return to the Yankees ...

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Yankees Notes: Beltran, Phelps, Wheeler, Whitley

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Here's some Yankees notes before this afternoon's matinee against the Houston Astros. By the way, this is a game the Yankees need to win; they've lost four of their last five games against the Astros this season and they're five games behind the Detroit Tigers for the second American League Wild Card spot. Carlos Beltran: Carlos Beltran ...

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Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran make progress

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Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran have both battled injuries recently, but there's good news for the both of them coming into the series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays. Mark Teixeira: Mark Teixera went into the batting cage and took 50 swings--25 from each side--with hitting coach Kevin Long this morning. Once Teixeira finished his swings, he ...

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Bullpen implodes in 9-3 loss to Indians

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David Phelps pitched well enough to get the win, handing the ball off to Matt Thornton. Unfortunately, Phelps's lead and any chance of a Yankees win disintegrated when the bullpen imploded, sending the Yankees to a 9-3 loss against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Yankees scored early, getting two runs in the ...

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Yankees snap five-game skid in 7-4 victory over Twins

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The Yankees sent their ace Masahiro Tanaka to the mound to oppose Phil Hughes and the Minnesota Twins, and while Tanaka wasn't "vintage Tanaka", he was still good enough to help the Yankees secure a 7-4 victory at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After the Yankees were down 2-0 in the fifth inning, the Yankees had ...

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