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Bullpen or Pigpen? Yankees Split Series with Rays as Relievers Implode

(Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

(Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) When Mariano Rivera announced his retirement last year, sportscasters across the nation pointed out that the Yankees would soon find out what the other 29 major league teams already knew—bullpens can occasionally (often, for some) foul up a perfectly good game. For the first time post-Mo, the Yankees truly felt More...

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By Matt Kardos On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Yankees Set to Promote Mitchell From Trenton

(TRENTON) After striking out a career-high 12 batters and shutting out the Akron Rubberducks over six innings on Monday night, Trenton Thunder ace Bryan Mitchell was slated to start last night against the Erie More...

Zoilo Almonte is heating up at the plate in Triple-A.  (Frank Lauri)
By Cory Nidoh On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Zoilo Almonte Starting to Heat Up In Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Zoilo Almonte is heating up at the plate in Triple-A. (Frank Lauri) Although not considered a prospect, outfielder Zoilo Almonte has spent time in New York last season with the Yankees and he had some eyes on him More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Banged-Up Yanks Take Three Out of Four from Boston

(Kathy Willens/ Associated Press ) Over the weekend, the Yankees took three out of four in their series with Boston, which suggested that maybe this year would be different from last year. But injury scares and More...

Yangervis Solarte has provided a spark to the Yankees lineup. (Photo: Kathy Willens, AP)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Solarte and Company Holding Their Own in the Infield

Yangervis Solarte has provided a spark to the Yankees lineup. (Photo: Kathy Willens, AP) As the Yankees headed into the new season, everyone knew that third base was going to be a huge question mark. But few would More...

John Ryan Murphy pictured here with the Yankees. (Credit: AP)
By Cory Nidoh On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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John Ryan Murphy Struggles in Opening Week of Triple-A Action

John Ryan Murphy pictured here with the Yankees. (Credit: AP) Although it’s early in the season and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A New York Yankees) haven’t played more than 10 games this season, More...

Michael Pineda
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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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First Week of Season Exposes Yankee Inconsistencies

We’ve waited all winter, and we finally got our first look at our new rotation and lineup, the ones we’re all hoping take us to the World Series. So far, little has seemed to change from last year: they’re More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Yankees: Notes from the Last Week of Spring Training

Opening Day is officially less than a week away, and players and fans alike are gearing up for the games that count. Frankly, it couldn’t have come at a better time since most of our March Madness brackets are More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Pineda and Nova Impressive as Opening Day Nears

Corey Sipkin/New York Daily News It was a good week for young pitchers. On Tuesday Michael Pineda, possibly one of the Yankees’ biggest question marks going into the 2014 season, continued his bid for the fifth More...

Is Michael Pineda the front runner to be the Yankees fifth starter? (AP Photo)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Pleading the Fifth: Who’s Girardi’s Final Starter?

As the lengthy baseball season lumbers on, questions about who will pitch in which rotation spot often become moot. Injuries dictate managerial decisions, especially on a team with as many aging players as the Yankees. More...