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Yankees host Pitch, Hit & Run at Stadium
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When a group of 24 children descended onto the Yankee Stadium infield grass Saturday morning to compete in the Scotts MLB’s Pitch, Hit & Run event, the anxiety and nerves could be felt reverberating throughout the park.

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DiMaggio goes deep as Yankees beat Browns
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Joe DiMaggio is striding toward history. The Yankees are striving toward an American League pennant. Both quests were successful on Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, at least for another day, in the Yankees’ 7 to 5 victory over the St. Louis Browns.

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Yankees activate Teixeira, DFA Davis
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As expected, the Yankees activated first baseman Mark Teixeira from the disabled list on Saturday. In a corresponding move, first baseman Ike Davis was designated for assignment.

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Prospect Watch: Leonardo Molina
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Just 18 years old, Yankees outfield prospect Leonardo Molina has all the tools to climb the prospect rankings.

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Teixeira set for return; corresponding move TBD
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It’s decision time for Yankees manager Joe Girardi. After spending three weeks on the disabled list with a cartilage tear in his right knee, first baseman Mark Teixeira is scheduled to return to the Yankees’ lineup Saturday.

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DiMaggio extends hit streak as Yanks rout Browns
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Whenever Joe DiMaggio’s amazing hitting streak comes to a close, there’s a good chance that Yankees fans and possibly the center fielder himself will remember Bob Muncrief with a smile.

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Refsnyder continues surge with go-ahead hit
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Tommy Milone was avoiding Rob Refsnyder. By the time the rookie utility player’s third at-bat came around in the fourth inning of the Yankees’ 5-3 victory over the Twins on Friday night, Refsnyder hadn’t yet gotten anything to hit. Milone had been working him away all game, mixing fastballs and changeups to keep him just […]

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Tanaka, Yankees benefit from Twins miscues
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Despite an uncharacteristically laborious outing from ace Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees capitalized on three Twins errors, plating three unearned runs on the way to a 5-3 series-opening victory over Minnesota on Friday at Yankee Stadium.

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Hicks finds power stroke vs. former club
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Once in a while, Aaron Hicks said, he’ll shoot some of his old Twins teammates a text. But not too often. He’s a Yankee now. So while he said it was “pretty crazy” to play against his former teammates Friday night at Yankee Stadium, he added it didn’t make it feel extra special when he […]

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Yankees agree with third-round pick Martinez
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The Yankees have signed third-round pick Nolan Martinez for a $1.15 million bonus, MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo reported on Thursday. The club has not confirmed the deal.

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Despite turnaround, Headley sees room to improve
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Since May 18, Yankees third baseman Chase Headley has posted a .308/.371/.452 line in 30 games. He said that he is pleased to have battled out of the worst slump of his career, but he still sees room for improvement, particularly with runners in scoring position (9-for-47, .191).

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Davis losing playing time to surging Refsnyder
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The Yankees signed Ike Davis with designs upon using a platoon at first base, but for the second straight game on Wednesday, manager Joe Girardi opted to start Rob Refsnyder at first base against a right-handed starter.

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