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Yankees hope to keep the momentum going


Before yesterdays rain out, it seemed the Yankees gained some momentum against the New York Mets, throwing 18 innings of shutout baseball. Today, the Yankees will send David Phelps to the mound, with hopes of keeping the Yankees on a winning pace. David Phelps had mixed results since joining the rotation, having one brilliant game and ...

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Ichiro goes 3-for-3 in 4-2 victory over the Pirates


Ichiro Suzuki went 3-for-3 and CC Sabathia had his final tuneup before Opening Day as the Yankees defeated the Pirates 4-2 in Bradenton, Florida. CC Sabathia went four scoreless innings, giving up only three hits without a walk or strikeout as he finished his preseason work. He finishes the Spring with a 1.29 ERA in 21 ...

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Preston Claiborne cut from Yankees camp a day after giving up six runs


Preston Claiborne wasn't a lock to make the bullpen, but after the season he had last year, he had a legitimate shot to make the roster. That was before he gave up nine runs, including six runs without recording an out yesterday. “With what he did last year, we thought that he would have a really good ...

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Sabathia’s velocity causes concern as Yankees fall to Nats 3-2

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CC Sabathia was out-dueled by Jordan Zimmerman during today's 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals and he simply said this when he was asked about his start: “I sucked today. We can leave it here in Vero or Viera or wherever we are; just go on to the next one.” Sabathia gave up three runs on four ...

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Could Jeter follow Rivera to retirement after the season?

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2013 is going to come to a somber end for the Yankees, regardless of where they end their season. The Yankees will lose their closer Mariano Rivera to retirement after 19 years in the Major Leagues. However, Rivera might not be the only one to head off into the sunset. Andy Pettitte (who usually has ...

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A-Rod suffers a setback while Jeter says he has no pain


Alex Rodriguez thought he would be back in Pinstripes on Monday. Instead he'll be spending more time in Tampa as the third baseman suffered a Grade 1 strain of his quadriceps over the weekend and will sit for at least a week before playing again. A-Rod needs to sit for at least five games before his ...

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After playing in just 1 game the Yankees place Derek Jeter on the DL


The Yankees announced on Friday that they have placed Derek Jeter on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quad strain retroactive to July 12 and have called up infielder Brent Lillibridge to take his place. Jeter is eligible to return on July 27, but quad strains often take longer than two weeks. In reality ...

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Who is Yankees latest prospect Zoilo Almonte?

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Yesterday a young man made his first major league start, and he wasted no time in letting the Yankees Universe know who he is. Up until then, however, not much was known about him by the average fan. Is he another Shelley Duncan or Shane Spencer? Is he the next Mike Trout? There is still ...

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