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About Last Night: Painful Pineda

The problems that have plagued Michael Pineda seemingly for his entire tenure with the Yankees reared their ugly head again on Wednesday night in Tropicana Field: surrendering the long ball (he gave up 27 last season) and giving up hits with two outs (batters hit .325 against him with two outs last year). The first […]

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Castro was a Starlin in August

In the midst of all the rightly-deserved, and well-earned hoopla surrounding rookie Gary Sanchez in August, another young Yankees’ player had a good month: Starlin Castro. And while the world stopped what they were doing and watched Sanchez at bats in awe, Castro quietly batted .313/.333/.571 with eight home runs during the month of August […]

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Game 114 Recap: T-minus one game

Alex Rodriguez presumably played at Fenway Park for the last time on Thursday night and while his performance was probably not up to his standards, he did contribute offensively to the Yankees’ 4-2 victory. Michael Pineda made his 23rd start of the season and had his usual issues with two out hits. It started right […]