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New York Yankees
Phil Hughes is on the mound in game two at Target Field tonight against the Twins. He showed promise his last outing against Texas, holding them to just two runs on five hits in eight innings. He is 2-1 with a 3.33 ERA in four career starts against the Twins.
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New York Yankees (43-39)
Brett Gardner CF
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Robinson Cano 2B
Travis Hafner DH
Zoilio Almonte LF
Lyle Overbay 1B
Chris Stewart C
David Adams 3B
Alberto Gonzalez SS
RHP Phil Hughes (3-7, 4.82 ERA)
Minnesota Twins (36-43)
Brian Dozier 2B
Joe Mauer C
Ryan Doumit DH
Justin Morneau 1B
Trevor Plouffe 3B
Oswaldo Arcia LF
Chris Parmelee RF
Aaron Hicks CF
Pedro Florimon SS
RHP Samuel Deduno (4-2, 3.32 ERA)
Game time: 8:10 PM (EST)
Target Field. Minneapolis, Minnesota
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280
Forecast: 80°F Clear
BEST OF MAXIM
Game two at Target Field falls on Phil Hughes (3-7, 4.82 ERA) as he takes on Samuel Deduno (4-2, 3.32 ERA) in hopes of keeping the momentum going after last nights 10-4 blowout. Hughes’ last outing was encouraging, holding the Rangers to two runs and five hits in eight innings but he had zero run support, literally zero as the Yankees were shut out. It could be the start of a...
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Embattled New York Yankees 3rd basemen Alex Rodriguez continues to hear it from fans, even in his rehab assignment with the Charleston RiverDogs.
In his debut, Alex went hitless in his two at bats, but later said ”I’m just happy to be back playing… I feel like a kid again,” he said via Yahoo! Sports.
Battling command issues over three innings on Sunday, New York Yankees flamethrower Michael Pineda surrendered four runs and four walks in a rehab appearance with Double-A Trenton. Throwing only 32 of 67 pitches for strikes, the 24-year-old Pineda clearly endured the most ineffective outing of his comeback. Nevertheless, consistently hitting 93 mph on the radar, the 6-foot-7, 260...
TAMPA, Fla. — New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is set to play Tuesday night in his first minor league game on a rehabilitation assignment.
Rodriguez said he felt fine and was eager to get going.
“Awesome,” he said Monday at the Yankees’ spring training complex. “I’m really excited.”
Rodriguez said he didn’t have a timetable for rejoining the Yankees....
Alex Rodriguez, following a week of controversy and headlines, will finally begin his rehab assignment after being cleared by doctors authorized by the New York Yankees.
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Jayson Nix to disabled...
Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez grounded out twice and turned a double play Wednesday night in the second game of his minor league rehab stint with Class-A Charleston.
Rodriguez is recovering from left hip surgery in January. He spent time in the dugout signing items for his teammates after he came out, and then jogged out to the right-field stands to sign for fans.
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The New York Yankees are looking to put an ugly June behind them in which they finished tied for the third-worst record in baseball.
Having Andy Pettitte on the mound to face the Minnesota Twins could help them avoid their first six-game losing streak in six seasons.
Pettitte has won his last 10 overall decisions against the Twins and will start Monday night for the visiting Yankees...
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A matchup against the Minnesota Twins could help lift his spirits.
Sabathia again goes for career victory No. 200 as he seeks a ninth win in a row over the Twins on Wednesday night at Target Field.
Sabathia (8-6, 4.15 ERA) carried a no...
Major League Baseball wants to nail alleged performance-enhancing drug users to the wall, especially Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun, two who have already skated by. But they will need more proof than they currently have, and they will have to pony-up the money if they way. Porter Fischer wants to be paid for the documents he claims to be in possession of, that prove that the aforementioned...
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