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Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (9/21/14)

Masahiro Tanaka (12-4, 2.51 ERA) makes his come back against Drew Hutchison (10-12, 4.51 ERA) and the Blue Jays. Tanaka has been out since July with a partially torn UCL. He reported no issues after throwing 65 pitches in a simulated game on Monday against instructional league hitters and was given the start. “I’m excited, but not overly,” Tanaka said. “I think once I...
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Yankees game 153: Bautista, Jays too much for Yankees

Toronto Blue Jays 6 — New York Yankees 3 The Yankees rallied once but were unable to find one more in loss. Jose Bautista would start his impressive day with a single in the first inning off of Chris Capuano. Edwin Encarnacion would hit a double to left center field and Bautista would score on the play. The Yankees got a double from brett Gardner, who had been slumping of late...
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MLB releases Derek Jeter tribute video

#455747114 / gettyimages.com Major League Baseball along with the MLB Fan Cave recently released their tribute video for Derek Jeter that will begin airing this weekend on ESPN, FOX, TBS, and MLB Network along with a few others. While the video titled “Legacy” might not bring a tear to your eye like the recently released Gatorade spot, they certainly get the message across....
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Yankees game 153: Kuroda extends Yankees success over Buehrle

Toronto Blue Jays 3 — New York Yankees 5 The Yankees like when Mark Buehrle is going against them, tonight was no different. In the first inning, Hiroki Kuroda benefited from some heads up defense but could not keep the Blue Jays off the scoreboard. After a leadoff double by Jose Reyes, Jose Bautista hit a ground ball to Derek Jeter. The Yankees shortstop would fake out Reyes at...
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Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (9/19/14)

Hiroki Kuroda‘s (10-9, 3.81 ERA) time in the Bronx is winding down just like the captain’s. He will take on Mark Buehrle (12-9, 3.40 ERA) as the season comes closer to the end. Kuroda has been taking it easy between starts to avoid a second half collapse like last year, and so far its worked. He is 3-2 with a 3.33 ERA in eight starts since August 1st, holding opponents to...
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Yankees game 152: Walk off overcomes late game mistake

Toronto Blue Jays 2 — New York Yankees 3 The Yankees walk-off on a ninth inning error. Shane Greene got the start for the Yankees and while it took him a lot of pitches to get through the first three innings, he settled down. After a single in the third inning, Greene would retire the next 11 faced. He would hold the Blue Jays off the scoreboard through his start and the offense...
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Yankees game 152 lineup: 9/18/14

Derek Jeter begins his final homsestand tonight, as the Yankees take on the Blue Jays from the Stadium. Shane Greene goes for New York against R.A. Dickey of the Jays. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 New York Yankees (77-74) Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Brian McCann DH Mark Teixeira 1B Chris Young RF...
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Latest Derek Jeter commercial by Gatorade is pure class

After the Jordan’s now infamous RE2PECT commercial, Gatorade might have just upped the ante with their latest tribute style video ad featuring Derek Jeter. It features Jeter as he walks down Rivera Ave to the music of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way”, soaking it all in for one last time. The commercial looks to have been filmed right before Derek Jeter day. It’s another top-notch...
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Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (9/18/14)

The Yankees final homestand of the season begins with Shane Greene (5-3, 3.56 ERA) taking on R.A. Dickey (13-12, 3.84 ERA) and the Blue Jays. Greene’s last start against the Orioles lasted 5 1/3 innings giving up just two runs and striking out nine, earning him his fifth Major League victory. Dickey pitched his 20th quality start of the season Saturday in a win over the Rays...
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Yankees game 151: Yankees score enough to win

New York Yankees 3 — Tampa Bay Rays 2 Brandon McCarthy looked to continue his great tenure with the Yankees by snapping the losing streak. Through the first three innings, Brandon McCarthy allowed one hit but kept the Rays off the scoreboard. With two outs in the fourth inning, Evan Longoria would strike and he would hit a deep home run into center field to put the Rays ahead....
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Yankees game 151 lineup: 9/17/14

The Yankees will finish their series against the Rays tonight as Derek Jeter says farewell to The Trop. Brandon McCarthy gets the ball against Alex Cobb. First baseman Mark Teixeira is back in the lineup after resting his surgically repaired wrist last night. New York Yankees (76-74) Jacoby Ellsbury DH Derek Jeter SS Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Chris Young LF Brett Gardner CF...
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Preview: Yankees at Rays (9/17/14)

Brandon McCarthy (6-4, 2.54 ERA) and Alex Cobb (9-7, 2.75 ERA) face off again at the Trop. McCarthy is coming off a great outing not allowing a run to the Orioles on four hits over seven innings, walking none and striking out six. He lost to the Rays on August 15th, giving up four runs ,two earned, in 6 1/3 innings as the Yankees were shut out (shock.) Cobb had a no hitter against...
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Yankees game 150: Tempers flare in loss

New York Yankees 1 — Tampa Bay Rays 6 The game gets away but some retaliation appears late. For the Yankees offense, only one name of late would spark the minimal offense that appears. Chris Young hit a ringing double down the left field line for the Yankees first hit of the game in the second inning. Ichiro Suzuki would follow with a single that scored Young and the Yankees took...
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Tanaka will make his return Sunday

After a setback we all thought would shut Masahiro Tanaka down for the year, the Yankees continued to keep the hope. After Tanaka throw a very successful five inning simulated game yesterday at the teams minor league complex, their feeling was Tanaka could possibly make his next start with the Yankees. Today manager Joe Girardi confirmed via Chad Jennings that Tanaka has been penciled...
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Emergency appendectomy ends Prado’s season; Pirela promoted

One of the hottest bats currently on the Yankees has their season cut just short of the ending. Martin Prado, the versatile infielder and outfielder, acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks underwent emergency appendectomy on Tuesday. Overall this season, Martin Prado, 30, hit .282/.321/.412 with 26 doubles, 12 home runs and 58 runs batted in. While with the Diamondbacks, he played...
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Preview: Yankees at Rays (9/16/14)

Michael Pineda (3-4, 2.20 ERA) and the Yanks limp towards the end of their season taking on Jake Odorizzi (10-12, 4.08 ERA) in game two at the Trop. Pineda’s last start was also against Tampa Bay. He gave up four runs and 10 hits, including two homers, in 7 1/3 inning taking a no decision. Odorizzi lost his last time out in the Bronx allowing six runs on five hits in 4 1/3...
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Yankees game 149: Rays walk off in pitcher’s duel

New York Yankees 0 — Tampa Bay Rays 1 The Yankees and the Rays would match zeroes until the ninth inning in series opener. Chris Capuano went against the Rays’ Alex Colome in tonight’s game. Chris Capuano would manage to dodge danger each inning. In the first inning, two would reach on a single and a walk but a fly out ended the inning. In the third inning, Capuano walked two...
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Preview: Yankees at Rays (9/15/14)

Chris Capuano (1-2, 5.13 ERA) opens the series against Alex Colome (1-0, 3.79 ERA) and the Rays. Capuano faced the Rays on Wednesday night at home taking a no decision after allowing four earned runs in just one third of an inning. He will be facing the Rays for the fourth time this season and has never beat them in his career. He has not allowed a stolen base in 79 innings pitched...
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Yankees game 148: Cannot close out the finale

New York Yankees 2 — Baltimore Orioles 3 A pair of former Yankees come through in the ninth to break hearts again. Hiroki Kuroda took the mound looking to keep the slimmest of hopes alive for the Yankees. After a very easy first inning, the Yankees offense would have a flash of power. Against Chris Tillman, Martin Prado would hit a home run just out of the reach of Alejandro De...
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Even For Yankees Icons Tough Going Out On Top

Most players don’t go out on top.  Likely because most players don’t want to leave with something still left in the tank or they simply don’t have enough left in the tank to leave at the pinnacle of their respective sport.  In the case of Derek Jeter, his storybook career would suggest a sixth title could technically be within reach.  Yet if past is prologue, in the lore...
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Preview: Yankees at Orioles (9/14/14)

Hiroki Kuroda (10-9, 3.91 ERA) and Chris Tillman (12-5, 3.36 ERA) close out the series at Camden Yards. Since the break, Kuroda has cut back on throwing between starts trying to avoid a late season collapse like last season. That didn’t help his last outing, which was his shortest of the season against the Rays, allowing nine hits in just 3 1/3 innings. Tillman went five innings...
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Yankees game 147: Opportunity strikes for Young again

New York Yankees 3 — Baltimore Orioles 2 Chris Young scores the difference maker in today’s game. The Yankees scored first on a home run by Brian McCann that just got over the large scoreboard in right field. Still with one out against Miguel Gonzalez, Mark Teixeira would walk and Chris Young would hit a line drive double into left field that put runners on second and third....
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Preview: Yankees vs Orioles (9/13/14)

Shane Greene (4-3, 3.57 ERA) and Miguel Gonzalez (9-7, 3.22 ERA) battle it out in Baltimore. Greene allowed five hits and walked three in five innings against the Royals but took a loss despite not allowing an earned run. Gonzalez held the Red Sox scoreless over 6 1/3 innings on Monday. He has allowed two or fewer runs in nine of his last 10 starts. The O’s could clinch the...
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Yankees game 146: Silent bats swept in doubleheader

New York Yankees 0 — Baltimore Orioles 5 Offense puts up little fight in the finale of the doubleheader in Baltimore. The Yankees looked to split the doubleheader and they turned to a rookie, Bryan Mitchell, to pitch their way to a win. In his first major league start, Mitchell hit some early bumps in the road but stayed on a good path. The Yankees rookie did not have a clean inning...
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Yankees game 145: Heartbreak in extra inning comeback

New York Yankees 1 — Baltimore Orioles 2 (11 innings) The first of two games today featured a pitcher’s duel with an eventful 11th inning. Brandon McCarthy pitched for the Yankees and Kevin Gausman went for the Orioles. The two right-handers would go zero-for-zero in today’s game. Through the first two innings for McCarthy, he would allow a hit in each of the innings but he...
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