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2 hrs ago | Yanks Go Yard
Just when the Yankees are surging into first place and making some distance from everyone else in the AL East, help is on the way.
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7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, who is on the disabled list, takes ground balls before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, April 13, 2014.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Before Thursday, Scott Sizemore had never played first base at any level.
So this is what it takes for the Red Sox to win a game these days: 15 walks, 14 innings, and a utility infielder on the mound.
Apr 13, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury and left fielder Brett Gardner and right fielder Ichiro Suzuki run in after defeating the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium.
Manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday night that 1B Mark Teixeira -- who went on the disabled list on April 5 with a hamstring injury -- will play three innings on Thursday and that he's "right on track where we want him to be and [a return off the DL] Sunday is definitely a possibility."
It's common for several proven veteran players or even highly touted youngsters to begin the season with a two- or three-week slump and still end the year with solid overall numbers.
"Let's play two" is Hall of Famer Ernie Banks' most famous quote, and today, "Mr. Cub" will see his wish come true as the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs play a day-night double-dip in the Bronx.
The New York Yankees have already given us a lot to analyze in the season's first couple of weeks.
The weather may have pushed back an important personnel decision the Red Sox need to make soon after Shane Victorino's rehab was postponed in Portland, Me., due to rain Tuesday night.
The early rainout against the Chicago Cubs gave the Yankees more time to rest their nicked-up veteran infielders.
As if the outcome wasn't already predetermined, the Yankees will not sign either free agent shortstop Stephen Drew or free agent first baseman/designated hitter Kendrys Morales .
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Asked if he would ever be willing to spend the money for a player like free agent Stephen Drew - a client of super agent Scott Boras - Steinbrenner said: 'I will always analyze options.'
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