Yankees Spring Training Game 29: Home Runs Power the Win

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  New York Yankees 11 — Houston Astros 9   Five home runs helped power the Yankees to an 11-9 win over the Houston Astros in today’s game. Robinson Cano and Raul Ibanez each hit a two-run home run in the 5th inning to play a role in the win. Prospect Dante Bichette Jr. also [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 28: Yankees Rally To Win

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Philadelphia Phillies 9 — New York Yankees 13   The Yankees rallied to come back with 6 runs scored after the 6th inning in tonight’s 13-9 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.   Michael Pineda started tonight’s game and his shaky outing with possible injury concerns have probably had a tremendous impact on his chances of [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 27: Ibanez Hot Despite Loss

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Baltimore Orioles 4 — New York Yankees 3   Despite struggling most of the spring, Raul Ibanez drove in two runs, one on a solo home run in the 2nd inning, in tonight’s 4-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.   David Phelps started tonight’s game and scattered 7 hits through 5 innings and gave up [...]

Yankees Spring Game 27 Lineup: 03/29/12

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The New York Yankees are back in Tampa, as they take on the Baltimore Orioles at George M. Steinbrenner Field. David Phelps will get the start tonight for the Yankees. Jason Hammel will get the start for the Orioles. New York Yankees (13-10) Derek Jeter SS Curtis Granderson DH Alex Rodriguez 3B Mark Teixeira 1B [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 26: Chavez Brings In 3

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New York Yankees 5 — Atlanta Braves 5 (10 innings)   Hiroki Kuroda had another strong outing despite a 5-5 tie with the Atlanta Braves. In Kuroda’s 7 innings of work, he gave up 2 runs on 6 hits, one being a home run. Kuroda produced 8 groundouts and 2 of those were double plays [...]

Yankees Claim Craig Tatum Off Waivers

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The Yankees have claimed catcher Craig Tatum off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 29-year-old catcher has been claimed off waivers three times in the last few months, first by the Astros, then by the Diamondbacks, and now by the Yankees. Tatum has a .223/.291/.264 line with one home run in 299 MLB plate appearances. [...]

Yankees Sign Jack Cust

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The Yankees have signed Jack Cust to a minor league contract, tweets Sweeny Murti of WFAN. Troy Renck of The Denver Post tweeted yesterday, that the TWC Sports client was likely to sign with a National League team, but the Yankees apparently swooped in. Cust, 33, was released by the Houston Astros yesterday. He posted [...]

Yankees Spring Game 26 Lineup: 03/28/12

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The New York Yankees are in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., to take on the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium. Hiroki Kuroda will make his fifth start this spring. Brandon Beachy will get the start for the Braves. Curtis Granderson is not in today’s lineup. Granderson is going for a precautionary MRI on his right elbow. [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 25: One Run Short

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Toronto Blue Jays 4 — New York Yankees 3   As the season draws near, CC Sabathia took the mound in tonight’s 4-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. The Yankees ace went 6 innings with 3 runs on 6 hits with no walks and 5 strikeouts. A lead-off triple by Kelly Johnson opened the [...]

Yankees Spring Game 25 Lineup: 03/27/12

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The New York Yankees are up against the Toronto Blue Jays tonight at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Yankees ace C.C. Sabathia will get the start tonight. Brandon Morrow will get the start for the Jays. New York Yankees (13-9) Derek Jeter SS Curtis Granderson CF Robinson Cano 2B Alex Rodriguez 3B Mark Teixeira 1B Russell [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 24: Tied At 1

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Detroit Tigers 1 — New York Yankees 1 (10 innings)   Michael Pineda lasted 5 innings, his longest Spring outing as a Yankee, and gave up the only run for the Yankees in the 1-1 tie with the Detroit Tigers this afternoon.   In Pineda’s 5 innings of work, he topped out at 94 mph [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 23: Wise Wins it in 10

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  New York Yankees 4 — Detroit Tigers 2 (10 innings)   It took 10 inning for the Yankees to win 4-2 over the Detroit Tigers. For 7 innings, it was a pitcher’s duel until a two-run home run by Raul Ibanez.   For 4.1 innings, Freddy Garcia allowed just 1 hit with 2 walks [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 22: Offense Early For Win

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New York Yankees 5 — Philadelphia Phillies 3   Hiroki Kuroda pitched 5.2 innings of one-run baseball in today’s other game, a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. In his 5.2 innings, Kuroda just gave up 1 run on 6 hits with 1 walk and 3 strikeouts. Most of the bullpen got to rest through [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 21: Comeback Win

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Minnesota Twins 4 — New York Yankees 6   Ivan Nova hit some bumps in the road but late game runs helped get him the 6-4 win over the Minnesota Twins in the 1st of 2 games today. In 7 innings of work, Nova gave up 4 runs on 7 hits with 5 strikeouts. The [...]

Joba Seriously Injures Ankle

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The second off the field injury has struck the New York Yankees this spring.  The latest injury comes as the season approaches, and will probably shelf Joba for the duration of the season.  Joba Chamberlain separated his ankle yesterday while playing with his little boy at a daycare facility when participating in activities on a [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 20: Only In Spring Training

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New York Yankees 4 — Boston Red Sox 4   Only in Spring Training will there be a tie game. Tonight’s game ended in 9 innings with a tie between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox.   As a last-minute option, minor league starting pitcher Adam Warren took on the Boston Red [...]

Yankees Spring Game 20 Lineup: 03/22/12

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The New York Yankees are in Fort Myers, Fla., to take on their bitter rivals, the Boston Red Sox. This will be their first visit to JetBlue Park. David Phelps will be making his first start and fifth appearance this spring, with ace C.C. Sabathia pitching instead in a Minor League game in Tampa, Fla. [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 19: Hughes Goes Five Strong

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New York Yankees 5 — Tampa Bay Rays 2   Phil Hughes went 5 innings allowing just 2 runs in today’s 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. With the return of Andy Pettitte in May, Phil Hughes needs to have strong outings to show he deserves to be a part of the starting rotation. [...]

Pettitte Ready To Face Hitters

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After just one impressive 50-pitch bullpen session, the Yankees decided that Pettitte is ready to face hitters. Andy Pettitte is scheduled to pitch batting practice on Friday, at George M. Steinbrenner Field. “We just have to watch his legs.” Girardi said. “[That's] the most important part. He’s thrown probably eight or nine bullpens, probably more [...]

Yankees Spring Game 19 Lineup: 03/21/12

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The New York Yankees are in Port Charlotte, Fla., to face the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park. Phil Hughes will make his second start and forth appearance of the spring. Former Yankees pitcher Kyle Farnsworth will get the start for the Rays. New York Yankees (9-9) Russell Martin C Robinson Cano 2B Alex [...]