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New York Yankees
Toronto Blue Jays
CC looking for his 4th win of the season.
The Yankees took the first two games of this four game set against the Blue Jays and are looking to win their third game in a row. Taking the mound for the Yankees is ace C.C. Sabathia, who is 3-2 with a 3.34 ERA on the season. In a meeting of initials, J.A. Happ is taking the mound for the Jays, who has a 2-1 record and a 3.68 ERA. The Yankees have struggled against lefties this season, but hopefully the return of Kevin Youkilis to the lineup will improve their numbers. Here are the lineups for both teams:
Toronto Blue Jays (9-15)
Rajai Davis CF
Melky Cabrera LF
Jose Bautista RF
Edwin Encarnacion 1B
J.P. Arencibia C
Brett Lawrie 3B
Mark DeRosa DH
Maicer Izturis SS
Emilio Bonifacio 2B
LHP J.A. Happ, 2-1, 3.68 ERA, 1.14 WHIP
New York Yankees (13-9)
Brett Gardner CF
Jayson Nix 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Vernon Wells LF
Kevin Youkilis 1B
Travis Hafner DH
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Eduardo Nunez SS
Chris Stewart C
LHP CC Sabathia, 3-2, 3.34 ERA, 1.23 WHIP
Game Time: 4:05 pm
Weather: Clear, 70º
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The New York Yankees just cannot seem to stay away from the
disabled list. In addition to the rash of stars already there, the Yankees have
now placed starting pitcher Ivan Nova on the fifteen-day disabled list. The
right hander left his April 26 start against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning due to inflamed triceps in his right
arm. ESPN-New York Yankees' Wallace...
Kevin Youkilis was once again unable to suit up for the New York Yankees last night, the fifth-straight game he's been sidelined due to a back ailment. If the corner infielder isn't ready to return by Saturday, manager Joe Girardi told reporters -- including Bryan Hoch of MLB.com -- that Youkilis could be placed on the disabled list.
Girardi said Youkilis is dealing...
Ivan Nova (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
The New York Yankees are never short on drama, but this season might take the cake.
Just look at the last 48 hours:
- Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays for the second night in a row, 6-4.
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David Phelps provided four innings of one-run baseball to replace the injured Nova.
Toronto Blue Jays 4 — New York Yankees 6
Yankees pull together and overcome early injuries in tonight’s 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
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Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli has left New York's game against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday night after being hit on the right hand by a foul tip with the fifth pitch of the first inning.
Cervelli was holding his throwing hand just above his knee when Rajai Davis fouled a pitch from Ivan Nova straight back. Cervelli immediately looked at his hand and flexed it several times...
The Yankees play in game two of their four game set with the Blue Jays tonight from the Bronx. After winning the opener last night, Ivan Nova takes the ball in his fourth start of the season. Josh Johnson, who was originally scheduled to start for the Jays, has been scratched with tightness in his triceps. Former Yankee Aaron Laffey will get the start instead. Kevin Youkilis will...
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in the A.L. East as play begins on April 26. Here is the latest Yankees’ injury
Recent reports showed a crack in the same...
During a press conference yesterday, New York Yankees
shortstop Derek Jeter told reporters – including Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York
– that he has “no doubt” that he’ll return at some point this season.
Jeter said that he has to wait for the broken bone in his
foot to heal. At that point, the Yankees’ captain will be able to pick up his
level of activate.
Jeter: Not watching "many games"
Kevin Youkilis is out of the New York Yankees' lineup because of
a bad back, one day after his return from a six-game layoff.
Prior to last night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays,
New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano told reporters – including Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York – that contract extension discussions haven’t resumed
between the Yankees and his new agents.
Cano recently parted ways with super-agent Scott Boras in
favor of CAA and Jay-Z. It’s generally the practice...
Andy Pettitte just failed to reach a personal milestone.
The 40-year-old, though, made New York Yankees history the last time he faced the Houston Astros.
Pettitte will pitch against the only other major league team he's played for on Monday night when the Yankees go for a fifth straight win.
Trying to post victories in each of his first four starts for the first time, Pettitte...
The New York Yankees completed a four-game sweep of their American League East rivals, the under achieving Toronto Blue Jays, with a 3-2 win in the Bronx on Sunday.
Last year’s National League Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey, took the loss for the visitors despite turning in one of his best