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Yankees bullpen staggers, but ultimately hangs on for 3-2 victory

The Yankees managed to score in only the second inning, but the Bombers’ early three-run burst was just enough to beat the Rays, 3-2, Wednesday afternoon at Citi Field. Jaime Garcia was unable to pick up the win, but held the Rays in check before allowing the bullpen to do the rest. Garcia, who has yet to win a game ...

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Yankees Insider: Girardi hopes Bird can return to lineup Friday

Greg Bird missed his third straight game Wednesday. Bird, who has been sidelined since Monday with back spasms, had hoped to play in Wednesday’s afternoon game against the Rays at Citi Field. Joe Girardi said he decided to take a cautionary approach and leave Bird out of the lineup. “I was under the thought it would be a couple days,” ...

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks ‘intriguing’ Shohei Otani

Shohei Otani, considered the Babe Ruth of Japan, is reportedly ready to come to the MLB next season, and the Yankees are one of several teams interested in his services. Brian Cashman and assistant GM Jean Afterman recently went overseas to see Otani, 23, pitch and hit for the Nippon Ham Fighters. “He’s definitely intriguing,” Joe Girardi said Wednesday of ...

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Yankees to open 2018 season in Toronto, home opener vs. Rays

The Yankees will open the 2018 season in Toronto against the Blue Jays on March 29. Their home-opener will be on April 2 vs. Tampa. They will finish the year facing the Red Sox at Fenway Park Sept. 28-30. The Yankees will face the Mets six times: June 8-10 at Citi Field and July 20-22 at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter’s ...

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Sonny Gray again gets no run support as Yankees lose to Rays, 2-1

Sonny Gray pitched well, but got no run support. What else is new? Gray surrendered a solo homer to Adeiny Hechavarria on a hanging breaking ball with one out in the eighth inning, and the Yankees’ three-game winning streak ended with a 2-1 loss to the Rays on Tuesday night at Citi Field. The Bombers, who had averaged 7.2 runs ...

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Yankees’ Greg Bird has precautionary MRI on his back

Greg Bird had a precautionary MRI on his back Tuesday morning, but he feels better and hopes to play on Wednesday. Bird was scratched from Monday’s lineup due to back spasms. Results of the MRI are not known yet. The 24-year-old Yankees first baseman has missed most of the last two seasons due to injury. The Yankees play the Rays ...

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Rays ‘thoughts’ with Florida, indifferent on facing Yankees in NY

Road trips by the Yankees to the Tampa area often result in an unmistakable home-away-from-home feel anyway, only they didn’t have to travel nearly that far to recreate that experience on Monday night. The Rays hardly sounded up in arms publicly over MLB’s decision to switch their home pennant-race series to Flushing this week due to Hurricane Irma, but that ...

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Todd Frazier’s three-run homer powers Yankees past Rays, 5-1

The Yankees were playing under unique circumstances Monday – they served as the road team at Citi Field against the Rays due to Hurricane Irma’s destructive path through the west coast of Florida and points north, which necessitated a change of venue for the three-game series. And the two teams were playing against the backdrop of the somber, 16th anniversary ...

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Terry Collins: Yankees ‘have an edge’ over Rays at Citi Field

With the Yankees and Rays having their upcoming series moved to Citi Field, Terry Collins looked back on 1998 when he was managing the Angels and they and the Yankees had an April 15 relocated to Shea Stadium, the result of a beam fall at Yankee Stadium causing the Bronx ballpark to be temporarily shut down. Interleague play was only ...

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Chapman locks down win and Yankees hope to have closer back

ARLINGTON, Texas – Aroldis Chapman’s final pitch on Saturday afternoon was a blazing 102.2-mph fastball that Mike Napoli swung through for the game’s final out. In typical fashion, the Yankees followed up a terrible loss with a terrific win. In atypical fashion, their $ 86 million man finished it without incident. That was the biggest takeaway from the Bombers’ 3-1, ...

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