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Yankees game 101 lineup: 7/24/14

The Yankees look to win their series against the Texas Rangers today in a matinee match-up from the Bronx. Brandon McCarthy gets the ball for New York against Colby Lewis. Derek Jeter gets the day off. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 Texas Rangers (40-61) Shin-Soo Choo LF Elvis Andrus SS Alex Rios RF Adrian...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
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Erin Andrew’s publicist responds to WEEI’s Kirk Minihane after ‘waitress’ comment

Erin Andrew’s publicist, Lewis Kay took to Twitter after hearing WEEI radio personality Kirk Minihane’s half-hearted apology that included yet another insult to Andrews. “I will say this. I think she stinks at her job. I don’t think she’s very smart, I don’t think she comes across as very smart. I think FOX only hired her because she’s good-looking. I think if she weighed...
Via Low Brow Sports
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Yankees’ Ground Crew Struggles Mightily With Tarp During Downpour (Video)

There’s a line in the movie “Bull Durham” that sums up baseball in succinct matter saying, “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” The New York Yankees’ ground crew on Wednesday night was reminded that the rain part can be quite a doozy. Torrential downpours invaded the Bronx on Wednesday night, as the deluge swept through Yankee Stadium during the...
Via NESN.com
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WATCH: Yankees grounds crew fails with tarp deployment

The Yankees ground crew could not get the tarp down in a timely fashion last night in the top of the 5th with New York leading the Texas Rangers 2-1. The epic fail led to this new infield lake (via Dallas Morning News Baseball Columnist/sports blogger Evan Grant).:What they will try to fix pic.twitter.com/FyHoBRBzW3— Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant) July 24, 2014It took an amazing 15...
Via Bob's Blitz
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Last Night's Tarp Fail Could Have Been Tarp Gate for Yankees

After last night's game quickly deteriorated into Tarp Fail, it was easy to see how it could have been worse: Tarp Gate.Thanks to the worst-record Texas Rangers, we will likely not hear too many complaints about the failure of the Yankee Stadium grounds crew to get the tarp on the field in a reasonable amount of time.  However, imagine if the Yankees had played a team in contention...
Via Lady At The Bat
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Yankees Injury Update: Kelly Johnson placed on DL

The New York Yankees announced Wednesday afternoon that they have placed utility man Kelly Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin suffered in Tuesday night's win over the Texas Rangers. The have called up right-handed pitcher Chris Leroux from Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre to fill in Johnson's roster spot.#Yankees place INF Kelly Johnson on 15-day...
Via MLB Injury News
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chase Headley Arrives Mid-Game, Hits Walkoff Single In Yankees Debut (Video)

If first impressions are really important as everyone says they are, Chase Headley is going to get along just fine in New York. The veteran third baseman was traded to the Bronx Bombers on Tuesday, as New York bolstered its lineup by taking a shot Headley. So far, so good, as Headley made an immediate impact with his new club. Headley didn’t appear in the Yankees’ dugout until...
Via NESN.com
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Headley's Yankees debut ends with walk-off, Gatorade shower

To call Chase Headley's Tuesday anything but extrordinary would would be a cruel understatement.Headley started the day off ready to suit up for the Padres against the Cubs at Wrigley Field when he found out he was acquired by the Yankees and hopped the next plane to New York. The Bombers' new third baseman wasn't able to get to the Bronx for the start of his...
Via The Other Paper
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Fantasy Baseball: Impact of the Chase Headley trade

On Tuesday, July 22, the San Diego Padres agreed to send third baseman Chase Headley to the New York Yankees in exchange for utility man Yangervis Solarte and minor-league pitcher Rafael De Paula; the Yankees also received $1,000,000 in salary relief. Currently, the New York Yankees sit just three games above .500 at 51-48; however, they are just three and a half games behind the...
Via isportsweb.com
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Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira, Masahiro Tanaka

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira could return to the lineup as early as Thursday, maybe Friday, according to the Yankees Injury Report. In fact, general manager Brian Cashman has stated that he has a "low-level" concern for Texieira's lat strain, indicating that Teixeira is nearly ready. The news is not as good, though, for rookie pitcher Masahiro Tanaka...
Via MLB Injury News
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Strip club offers Jeter free lifetime pass

Getty Image With 64 games left in his Major League Baseball career – give or take another playoff run – New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter really needs to start thinking about the future. It’s probably safe to assume that the Captain is well-off financially, having wisely invested the small fortune that he’s earned over the span of his 20 years in Major League Baseball...
Via With Leather
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New York Yankees acquire Chase Headley

One day after falling 4-2 to the Texas Rangers, the New York Yankees and went and acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. A source says the Bronx Bombers also got $1 million from the deal and sent right-handed pitching prospect Rafael De Paula to San Diego. Chase Headley is the newest New York Yankee and is going to a team playing for October. The only question...
Via isportsweb.com
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Yankees acquire Chase Headley from Padres

The New York Yankees have agreed to a deal with the San Diego Padres that will send third baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx. #Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley & cash from Padres in exchange for INF Yangervis Solarte & RHP Rafael De Paula. pic.twitter.com/7cajF79UDs — New York Yankees (@Yankees) July 22, 2014 In return, the Padres are getting infielder Yangervis Solarte...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

WATCH: Yankees' Shane Greene makes three ugly errors in loss

Shane Greene did his best Chuck Knoblauch impression on Monday night, and that was bad news for the New York Yankees. Greene ended up making three errors — two of them wild throws — as the Yankees made five errors in an eventual 4-2 loss to the Texas Rangers. Greene’s struggles began and were at their worst in the second inning. That’s where he fumbled a throw while covering...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Open letter to Brian Cashman: Here's how the Yankees can obtain David Price

Dear Madam or Sir:The Gammonites are calling for you to get David Price. No problemo.Here's how you can do it.In 2015, when he is a free agent, call him up on the phone. First, you'll need his phone number. You can try the Internet. If that doesn't work, get a phone book, or call someone who may know him and have the number. When you call him, have your secretary say...
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