1. New York Yankees: Ramiro Pena or Eduardo Nunez in the Playoffs?

    When looking at the Yankees playoff roster, there are about 21 spots that are locked down already and just a few that are up for grabs...

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  2. Andy Pettitte Dealing with Back Issues

    Via the New York Daily News : As if two months on the disabled list with a groin injury weren’t enough, Andy Pettitte has been dealing with some minor back problems this week...

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  3. New York Yankees' Javquez Bombs in Final Start

    It wasn’t exactly the b-squad starting for the Yankees, but they did rest a few of their regulars as Javier Vazquez got bombed by the Blue Jays en route to a 8-4 loss the day after they clinched a playoff spot...

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  4. New York Yankees Clinch Playoff Spot

    The Yankees beat the Blue Jays 6-1 in Toronto last night behind a strong performance from their ace CC Sabathia to clinch at least a wild-card spot in the American League...

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  5. New York Yankees: A Tale of Two Seasons

    The MLB season is a marathon, but it tends to end with more of a sprint. Realistically, 162 games are probably enough for us to figure out who the best team is, but simply awarding a championship to the team with the best record lacks drama...

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  6. New York Yankees Notes: C.C. Sabathia, A.J. Burnett, Jorge Posada, and More

    The Yankees have the Big Man on the hill tonight going up against highly touted rookie Kyle Drabek. The Yankees can at times struggle against lefties, but CC Sabathia owns the Blue Jays...

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  7. Mariano Rivera Fixed Mechanical Issues

    Via the NY Post: When [Mariano Rivera] arrived at Rogers Centre yesterday well ahead of most of his teammates, he sat down with the Yankees pitching coach and watched film of his recent outings...

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  8. A.J. Burnett Has Disastrous Performance in Toronto

    The Yankees magic number was down to one, but they never really had a chance to clinch last night thanks to an absolutely terrible performance from starter A.J. Burnett, who couldn’t even last three innings as he gave up seven runs over 2...

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  9. Texas Rangers' TV Deal Could Hurt New York Yankees' Chances With Cliff Lee

    Via The USA Today: The Rangers, cash-strapped for years with owner Tom Hicks, have signed a 20-year extension with Fox Sports Southwest that will guarantee them $3 billion, according ...

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  10. New York Yankees Stats: Mariano Rivera Struggling Lately

    This is not a panic post about Mariano Rivera struggling, because as always, I have full faith in him. At the same time, it’s hard to ignore what’s been going on. Rivera’s struggles go back to September 11...

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  11. New York Yankees Win a Wild One, Magic Number Down To One

    The Yankees needed to win last night's game so they went with Phil Hughes, but Hughes was long out of the game by the time this one ended on a Juan Miranda walk-off walk in the bottom ...

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  12. Phil Hughes Pitching for New York Yankees Tonight After All

    Via Bryan Hoch: "The Yankees have made a change for tonight against the Red Sox, scrapping their plan to pitch Dustin Moseley and putting Phil Hughes back into the rotation for the final home game of the regular season...

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  13. Stats: Robinson Cano Struggling in September

    Entering the home stretch, Robinson Cano had an outside chance of winning the MVP award. Sure, Miguel Cabrera and Josh Hamilton were daunting opponents, but a hot month could put him right up there with both of them...

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  14. Jon Lester Forces His Way into AL Cy Young Debate

    In recent weeks a lot has been made about the American League Cy Young award and the debate has mostly surrounded CC Sabathia vs. Felix Hernandez...

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  15. New York Yankees Down But Not Out After Latest Loss

    Ivan Nova had a tough time at it in the Bronx tonight as the Red Sox lit him up for four runs which was more than enough for Jon Lester who shut the Yankees out over seven innings in an eventual 7-3 Yankee loss...

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  16. New York Yankees Drop to Second Place as Six Homers Not Enough

    The Red Sox jumped out to a quick 10-1 lead by the fifth inning, but the Yankees managed to come all the way back to the point where they put the tying run at the plate in the ninth inning, only to see Robinson Cano strikeout to end the game 10-8...

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  17. New York Yankees: Phil Hughes Skipped Again

    Via Chad Jennings: To further limit his innings, Phil Hughes will take his next start on Wednesday. Dustin Moseley will start for the Yankees on Sunday. Joe Girardi said there might be more changes coming as the Yankees setup their playoff rotation...

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  18. New York Yankees Notes: Ring, Brackman, Marte, D-Rob, and Kearns

    The big series in the standings may be the Yankees vs. the Rays, but judging by the ticket prices on StubHub, the one the fans care about is Yankees vs. Red Sox and we have a good one tonight as Andy Pettitte goes up against Josh Beckett...

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  19. CC Sabathia Hurts His Cy Young Chances in New York Yankees Loss

    The CC Sabathia vs. Felix Hernandez debate may have ended last night as Sabathia dropped a big game to the Rays, allowing seven runs over just 5.1 innings. The Yankees eventually lost 10-3 at home...

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  20. NY Yankees: Nova, Vazquez, Gaudin, Mitre, Moseley Fight for Two Playoff Spots

    Via Jack Curry's Twitter: Yanks expect 11 pitchers for DS. CC, AJ, Andy, Phil, Mo, Wood, Joba, Logan, Rbrtsn r locks. Nova, Vazquez, Gaudin, Mitre fight 4 2 spots...

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  21. Kevin Long Appreciation: The Lance Berkman Edition

    At age 34, Lance Berkman has started to feel his age this season as he has dealt with a few nagging injuries that have dragged his numbers down. His season in Houston was up and down and the first two weeks in the Bronx were just ugly...

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  22. New York Yankees Notes: D-Rob, Nova, Brackman, Crawford, and More

    Last week’s matchup of CC Sabathia vs. David Price is the closest thing to Roger Clemens vs. Pedro Martinez there is today and it lived up to it’s billing as each pitcher gave their teams a shot to win the game and then some...

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  23. New York Yankees: Rain and Rays Stop Yankees, Lead Down To 1.5 Games

    The rain knocked A.J. Burnett out of the game and the Yankees B-squad bullpen let them down as they lost at home 7-2 to the Tampa Bay Rays to drop to just 1.5 games up in first place...

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  24. Analyzing Phil Hughes' Changeup

    This past spring the Yankees held a competition for their fifth starter spot that included pitchers Phil Hughes and Joba Chamberlain, among others. Hughes won the job...

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  25. New York Yankees Notes: Mark Teixeira, Damaso Marte and More

    Winning the first two games of this series against the Rays has been big. Phil Hughes pitching like a playoff pitcher last night might have been bigger. A.J. Burnett goes tonight and his spot as the no...

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