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Yankees game 123: Ninth inning moonshot sinks Yankees

Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images Houston Astros 7 — New York Yankees 4 Losing the strike zone proves costly for the Yankees closer tonight. Through the first four innings, birthday boy Chris Capuano was in complete control.  He allowed three hits but struck out six and allowed no runs. The Houston Astros sent Brett Oberholtzer to the mound, like Capuano, relying on control and...
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Carter hits 3-run HR in 9th, Astros top Yanks 7-4

NEW YORK (AP) Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and Martin Prado had three hits for the Yankees, who wasted their first chance to make up ground during a six-game homestand against...
Via AP on Fox
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Yankees Injury Update: Brian McCann activated

The Yankees are 62-59 and are struggling to score runs. Today they were able to add a bit more power into their struggling lineup by activating Brian McCann for the series finale against the Rays.McCann suffered a concussion on August 8th, after taking a foul tip off the mask. He was placed on the 7-day DL. He returned to the lineup today, hitting sixth.McCann active, catching and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees activate catcher McCann from concussion list

  The New York Yankees have activated catcher Brian McCann from the seven-day concussion list and optioned catcher Austin Romine to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The moves were made before Sunday's game at Tampa Bay. McCann was hurt during a game on Aug. 8 against Cleveland. Romine appeared in one game after being called up the next day. Also, right-hander Masahiro Tanaka...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees C Brian McCann returns from concussion

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The New York Yankees have activated catcher Brian McCann from the seven-day concussion list and optioned catcher Austin Romine to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The moves were made before Sunday's game at Tampa Bay. McCann was hurt during a game on Aug. 8 against Cleveland. Romine appeared in one game after being called up the next day. Also, right...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Masahiro Tanaka, Brian McCann

New York Yankees star rookie Masahiro Tanaka will advance his rehab Saturday by throwing a full-speed, 25-pitch bullpen session at Tropicana Field says MLB.com's Bryan Hoch. In addition, catcher Brian McCann expects to return from his concussion to the lineup in Sunday's series finale with the Tampa Bay Rays. Masahiro Tanaka#451434066 / gettyimages.comIn his Saturday morning...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Preview: Yankees at Rays (8/16/14)

Shane Greene (3-1, 2.89 ERA) takes a stab at ending the losing streak as he takes on newly-ish acquired Drew Smyly (1-1, 2.08 ERA). Greene’s last start was his best as a rookie. He threw a career high eight scoreless innings against the Tigers on, allowing five hits, which helped the Bombers hold on to a one run lead and earn him his third win. Smyly, dealt from Detroit in the...
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Preview: Yankees at Rays (8/15/14)

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Brandon McCarthy (4-1, 2.21 ERA) will have to shake off his first loss in pinstripes to take on Alex Cobb (7-6, 3.41 ERA) and the Rays. McCarthy lost for the first time as a Yankee against the Indians. He allowed two runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings with no help from his offense. He’s 4-2 with a 2.93 ERA in 10 career games against the Rays. Cobb held...
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McCann lands on DL, Teixeira may return Sunday

The foul ball that hit Brian McCann in the mask on Friday will cost him at least a week on the disabled list. But while the catcher was placed on the seven-day concussion DL on Saturday, the Yankees did receive some potentially positive news on Mark Teixeira, who might return to the lineup Sunday after missing his third straight game with an injured left pinky. As for McCann, the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB: McCann on DL

  photo credit: Keith Allison via http://photopin.com Yankees placed catcher Brian McCann on the 7-day concussion disabled list. McCann was pulled from the game last night after experiencing concussion like symptoms. The fact that he was placed on the concussion disabled list rather than the regular one, bodes well for his chances of returning quickly. As a result, Austin Romine...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees place Brian McCann on 7-day concussion DL

The Yankees have placed catcher Brian McCann on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion, the club announced Saturday. As a corresponding move, catcher Austin Romine has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. In a related move, the Yankees also unconditionally released Brian Roberts. McCann, 30, suffered the concussion Friday night in the sixth inning and left the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Yankees C McCann put on 7-day concussion list

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Yankees have placed catcher Brian McCann on the seven-day concussion list less than a day after he was hit in the facemask by a foul ball. McCann was hurt in the third inning Friday night against Cleveland but remained in the game until he was pinch hit for in the sixth. Manager Joe Girardi said McCann was feeling cloudy. McCann was examined by a neurologist...
Via AP on Fox
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Yankees place C McCann on 7-day concussion list

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees have placed catcher Brian McCann on the seven-day concussion list less than a day after he was hit in the facemask by a foul ball. McCann was hurt in the third inning Friday night against Cleveland but remained in the game until he was pinch hit for in the sixth. Manager Joe Girardi said McCann was feeling cloudy. McCann was examined by a neurologist...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McCann leaves game with concussion

#453358638 / gettyimages.com   Yankees catcher Brian McCann was forced out of the team’s 10-6 win over the Indians on Friday after suffering a concussion. The team insists that the concussion is mild, but head injury protocol must still be followed. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he doesn’t know if McCann will end up on the seven-day concussion list. Protocol states that...
Via New York Sports-Kings
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McCann Headed to 7 Day DL With Concussion

#453326550 / gettyimages.com On Friday night, Brian McCann suffered a concussion against the Cleveland Indians and was forced to leave the game.  It was announced today that McCann would be headed to the 7 day disabled list. McCann is hitting .238 this season with 13 home runs and 49 RBIs and has contributed to a Yankees team that is now just a half game behind the Royals for the...
Via TopSportsReport
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Notes on Tex, McCann, and Pineda

Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Yankees still dealing with injuries, but they seem to pile up at the worst possible times. Mark Teixeira is still only at 50% according to Meredith Marakovits. The stitches in his pinky are not the issue, it’s a sore joint in that finger. He is having a hard time gripping the bat, but is taking some light swings in the cage today with Kevin Long according...
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Brian McCann to see neurologist, Matt Harvey throws off mound

Brian McCann will visit a neurologist to determine the severity of a concussion. The catcher left Friday’s game against Cleveland with symptoms. It is unclear when he first experienced the concussion but he did take a foul ball off the mask in the third inning of Friday’s game before leaving in the sixth. Should McCann go to the disabled list the Yankees are expected to recall...
Via Tireball.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Brian McCann Diagnosed with Mild Concussion

The New York Yankees have been hit hard by the injury plague this year, and it’s not stopping now. Starting catcher Brian McCann suffered what the team’s calling a “mild concussion” last night after being hit in the mask by a foul tip early in the game against Cleveland. McCann stayed in the game for the next three innings, but was pinch-hit for in the sixth. Manager Joe...
Via Standing O Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Brian McCann exits with concussion

Yankees catcher Brian McCann was removed from Friday’s 10-6 win over the Indians with a concussion, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.#453326550 / gettyimages.comMcCann was hit with a foul tip off the bat of infielder Mike Aviles in the third inning, but stayed in the game after trainer Steve Donohue and manager Joe Girardi examined him. Francisco Cervelli pinch-hit for McCann...
Via MLB Injury News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Beltran slam, Jeter historic hit lead Yankees past Indians

On a night the Yankees’ lineup didn’t bleed for every run, the team watched catcher Brian McCann leave in the sixth inning with a concussion. The positive vibe provided by the offensive orgy, Esmil Rogers’ debut in the Yankees’ rotation, getting to seven games over even for the first time this season, and Derek Jeter moving into a sixth-place tie with Honus Wagner on the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Foul ball off McCann’s mask could land catcher on DL

Brian McCann left Friday’s 10-6 win over the Indians with a mild concussion and there’s a chance the Yankees catcher could land on the 7-day concussion disabled list. He took a foul tip off his mask in the top of the third with Mike Aviles at the plate. Trainer Steve Donohue checked McCann out on the field, but he wasn’t removed until three innings later and is day-to-day...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers catching prospect McCann getting close at Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Detroit Tigers catching prospect James McCann is getting close to completing his minor league apprenticeship. McCann, a second-round pick three years ago out of the University of Arkansas, is batting .309 with 46 RBI for Toledo. And he's been solid defensively, too. McCann calls a good game and is second in the International League with 35 thrown out attempting...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 114 lineup: 8/7/14

After yesterday’s game, the first decided by more than one run in 17 games, the New York Yankees will look to win the four-game series with the American League Central-leading Detroit Tigers. He is no Cy Young award winner but Rick Porcello is having a great season and will be taking the mound in today’s series finale. On the Yankees side, Shane Greene will take the mound in...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers-Yankees preview

After beating the second of Detroit's three Cy Young Award winners, the New York Yankees have one more tough arm to deal with. Trying for a major league-leading 14th win, New Jersey native Rick Porcello looks to help the Tigers salvage a split of the four-game set in the Bronx on Wednesday. New York (59-54) opened with a 2-1 win over Max Scherzer and Detroit on Monday, then fell...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cold Bats Once Again Doom Tigers in 5-1 Loss To Yankees

For the second time in three nights, the Detroit Tigers failed to get their bats going, scoring only one run en route to a 5-1 loss to the New York Yankees Wednesday night. The Tigers once again got a strong pitching performance from their starter, Justin Verlander this time, but were unable to turn that start into success. For the second straight game, the Tigers were first on the...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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