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Yankees Quick Start Too Much For Red Sox

By JIMMY GOLEN   AP Sports Writer

BOSTON (AP) _ Greg Bird, John Ryan Murphy and Carlos Beltran homered during an eight-run second inning Wednesday and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 13-8. 456 more words


Yanks take 12-1 lead, then have to sweat it out

The Yankees ended the trip in Boston the way it began in Atlanta with a blowout victory, although matters got a bit dicey in the late innings, which is typical of life at Fenway Park. 818 more words

With Teixeira possibly out for the season, the Yankees will have to reinvent their offensive approach to succeed

There is no overstating just how valuable Mark Teixeira has been to the Yankees offense this season. Baseball Reference has him leading the team in WAR with 3.8, OPS+ with 148, and ISO with .293, as well as many, many other offensive categories. 588 more words


Brian Cashman, Joe Girardi disagree on whether A-Rod should play first base

Mark Teixeira is out for a long time, maybe for the season. That puts Greg Bird at first base against righthanders. But what about against lefties? 301 more words

Palladino: Yankees' AL East Title Hopes Hinge On Teixeira's Leg

By Ernie Palladino
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The problem with the Yanks’ first-base situation doesn’t really involve rookie Greg Bird or Joe Girardi’s misguided scheme to put Alex Rodriguez out there. 543 more words


Yankees could be without Mark Teixeira longer than they thought

The news coming from the Yankees, about Mark Teixeira, isn’t good news.

General manager Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi believe their slugging first baseman could miss more time than they originally were led to believe. 265 more words


Tex still out, but please keep A-Rod off 1B

The news on the condition of Mark Teixeira’s right leg remains bad, even to the point of worse. Tex, who had hoped to return to action during the three-game series at Boston, will find himself on crutches instead. 461 more words