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Game 98: TEX vs. NYY -- A tragedy of errors

Mark Teixeira will be out for a few days, or most of this week, due to a mild strain in his lower left lat (the middle back muscle).  730 more words

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The loss by the Yankees to the Indians on Thursday added insult to injury

The Yankees lost 9-3 to the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night at Progressive Field. The Yankees were on track to win the game with a 3-0 lead in the top of the seventh after scoring two runs in the fourth and one in the fifth, but the previously reliable bullpen allowed nine runs combined in the seventh and eighth. 594 more words

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Game 91: NYY vs. CLE -- Splitting the series, bad news, all on a better day

Okay, let me get this out of the way up front because basically from the 6th inning on, it’s all anyone could talk about. Masahiro Tanaka was in Seattle today to be seen by the team doctor who is currently there with other fellow medical staff for a conference. 1,174 more words

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Weary bullpen costly to Phelps and Yanks

With a spent bullpen from Wednesday night’s 14-inning marathon, the Yankees did not have much fortification for Thursday night’s starter, David Phelps. Looking at the 9-3 Indians final, it may be hard to believe that it was a 3-0 game through six innings and all Yankees at that. 422 more words

Game 86: NYY vs. MIN -- Pitching duel, walk-off error, extra innings

David Phelps took the start today, and honestly, he was rather outstanding. It’s a shame he ended up with a no-decision because he certainly pitched a better outing than some pitchers who end up with a win. 376 more words

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Yankees' bats turn cold again

After seemingly breaking out of their offensive malaise with 13 runs total in their victories against the Twins Thursday night and Friday, the Yankees returned to meager production Saturday and went into extra innings. 631 more words

Girardi awarded for sticking with Nuno

It would not have surprised anyone if Yankees manager Joe Girardi used Thursday’s open date to skip over Vidal Nuno in the rotation. The lefthander has struggled over the past six weeks as an emergency starter in the Yankees’ injury-riddled rotation. 416 more words