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After whiffing on Yankees righty Masahiro Tanaka, Cubs face col…

After whiffing on Yankees righty Masahiro Tanaka, Cubs face cold reality

nydailynews.com Updated 17 hours ago
Under conditions that must have made it feel like Wrigley Field in mid-April, when those frigid winds come blowing in off Lake Michigan, the Chicago Cubs finally got to see firsthand Wednesday the future they wished had been theirs.
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  • Teixeira to play in minors, could return Sunday

    Teixeira to play in minors, could return Sunday

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    The New York Yankees could get first baseman Mark Teixeira back in the lineup as soon as Sunday.
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  • Yankees celebrate Jackie by honoring Mandela

    Yankees celebrate Jackie by honoring Mandela

    MLB.com ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    On June 21, 1990, Nelson Mandela made a visit to the old Yankee Stadium. Just freed after nearly three decades in prison, the future president of South Africa delivered his speech donned in a Yankees jacket and cap. On the occasion of the 67th anniversa…
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  • Pineda's six shutout innings steer Yanks to sweep

    Pineda's six shutout innings steer Yanks to sweep

    MLB.com nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    Michael Pineda tossed six shutout innings to lead the Yankees to a 2-0 win and a doubleheader sweep of the Cubs in the Bronx on Wednesday night. Brett Gardner and Scott Sizemore had RBIs.
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  • Masahiro Tanaka's career in MLB is already off to a historic st…

    Masahiro Tanaka's career in MLB is already off to a historic start

    It took only three starts for New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka to look like an ace and etch his name into the MLB record books. Tanaka turned in his first truly dominant performance Wednesday since coming to America and signing a $155 million de…
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  • Tanaka Cools Cubs' Bats in Yankees' 3-0 Win

    Tanaka Cools Cubs' Bats in Yankees' 3-0 Win

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Masahiro Tanaka allowed two bunt hits in eight dominant innings on a frigid Monday, Carlos Beltran homered for the third straight game and New York welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the current Yankee Stadium with a 3-0 victory in the opener of Monday's day-…
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  • With Knicks out of playoffs, Nets have only game in town 

    With Knicks out of playoffs, Nets have only game in town 

    nydailynews.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    You have to root for the Nets now. You have no choice. Well, maybe you do, a little. You can still cheer for the Yankees or the Mets or the Rangers or the Red Bulls or the Liberty.
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  • Selig: Instant replay has had 'remarkable' start

    Selig: Instant replay has had 'remarkable' start

    CNNSI.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    NEW YORK -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.
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  • CC set for appearance on 'Off the Bat'

    CC set for appearance on 'Off the Bat'

    MLB.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    Tuesday night's episode of "Off the Bat" from the Fan Cave in New York will feature one of the Big Apple's own: Yankees ace CC Sabathia.
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  • Steinbrenner: Yankees don't need to sign Drew

    Steinbrenner: Yankees don't need to sign Drew

    ESPN.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner told reporters at a Major League Baseball-sponsored "Diversity Business Summit" that he sees no need for his club to sign free agent shortstop Stephen Drew in spite of New York's injury-depleted infield.
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  • Rain Sets Up Day-Night Doubleheader for Yankees and Cubs

    Rain Sets Up Day-Night Doubleheader for Yankees and Cubs

    nytimes.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    Masahiro Tanaka, scheduled to pitch on Tuesday, will now pitch the day game on Wednesday. Michael Pineda will start the night game for the Yankees.
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  • Drunk Red Sox Fan Heckles Yankee Fans, Speaks In Tongues

    Drunk Red Sox Fan Heckles Yankee Fans, Speaks In Tongues

    deadspin.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    This very confused young man, who seems to think that Dez Bryant has something to do with the Boston Red Sox and that people can actually understand the words that are coming out of his mouth, was spotted at Sunday's game between the Red Sox and Yankees…
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  • Yankees put Cervelli (hamstring) on 60-day DL

    Yankees put Cervelli (hamstring) on 60-day DL

    ESPN.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    The New York Yankees placed backup catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 60-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained hamstring.
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  • Joe Girardi's pet names for the Yankees

    Joe Girardi's pet names for the Yankees

    yahoo.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    If you happen to play for the New York Yankees, do not expect the manager to call you by what your parents did, or even by a widely known nickname that preceded your arrival. Joe Girardi has his own way, his own system, reporter Dan Barbarisi in the Wal…
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  • No Drew: Steinbrenner: 'I'm Pretty Content'

    No Drew: Steinbrenner: 'I'm Pretty Content'

    nytimes.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    Despite a string of infield injuries, Yankees fans shouldn't expect New York to add free-agent Stephen Drew.
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  • Cubs-Yanks rained out, to be made up Wednesday

    Cubs-Yanks rained out, to be made up Wednesday

    MLB.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    Tonight's game between the Yankees and Cubs at Yankee Stadium has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be made up as part of a day-night, separate-admission doubleheader Wednesday at 1:05 p.m. ET.
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  • Theo: Soriano trade benefited Cubs, Yanks

    Theo: Soriano trade benefited Cubs, Yanks

    ESPN.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)
    The Chicago Cubs might be paying almost $18 million of Alfonso Soriano's salary when he plays against them on Tuesday night as a member of the New York Yankees, but president Theo Epstein believes the July trade has benefited both teams.
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  • Yankees can overcome injuries because entire AL East is hurting

    Yankees can overcome injuries because entire AL East is hurting

    nydailynews.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    This may sound somewhat puzzling, given the fact that Derek Jeter missed two games, Francisco Cervelli is on his way to the disabled list again, Brian Roberts looks to be as injury-plagued as ever and there is no first baseman in the house to take Mark …
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  • Video - Yankees Sweep Doubleheader With Cubs 00:37

    Yankees Sweep Doubleheader With Cubs

    Apr 16
    Michael Pineda tossed six scoreless innings in the Yankees' 2-0 win over the Cubs.
  • Video - Tanaka Dominant As Yanks Quiet Cubs 00:36

    Tanaka Dominant As Yanks Quiet Cubs

    Apr 16
    Masahiro Tanaka struck out 10 and allowed only two hits over eight dominant innings in the Yankees' 3-0 win over the Cubs.
  • Video - Soriano Happy To Be 'Part Of The Present' In NY 02:13

    Soriano Happy To Be 'Part Of The Present' In NY

    Apr 16
    Yankees slugger Alfonso Soriano discusses facing the Cubs for the first time since being traded last season, and how baseball life is different in New York.
  • Video - Mint Condition: The Retirement Effect 03:27

    Mint Condition: The Retirement Effect

    Apr 16
    EBay sports memorabilia manager Austin Vance breaks down by the numbers how much retirement has impacted Derek Jeter's memorabilia market and how Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and Kobe Bryant could see similar results when they retire.

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