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5/5/2015 | Scoreless outing extends Pineda's streak to 6

Michael Pineda strung together eight scoreless innings to increase his winning streak to six games as the Yankees topped the Blue Jays, 6-3, at Rogers Centre on Tuesday.


5/5/2015 | Pirela finishes rehab assignment, joins Yankees

Jose Pirela returned from his rehab assignment and joined the Yankees at Rogers Centre ahead of their game against the Blue Jays on Tuesday. A corresponding roster move must be made before Pirela is reinstated Wednesday.


5/5/2015 | Lat injury no problem for homer-hungry Teixeira

If Mark Teixeira's nagging lat injury was bothering him, it sure didn't show in the fifth inning of the Yankees' 6-3 win over the Blue Jays on Tuesday. He hit a two-run homer, tying him with teammate Carlos Beltran on the list of home runs by a switch-hitter.


5/5/2015 | Finale sets up veteran lefty matchup in Toronto

Two veteran lefties will take the mound as the Blue Jays and Yankees wrap up their three-game series at Rogers Centre on Wednesday. Mark Buehrle will take on CC Sabathia, who is looking for his first win of the season.


5/5/2015 | Early burst lifts Pineda, Yanks over Blue Jays

Mark Teixeira homered, Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored and Michael Pineda tossed eight scoreless innings in the Yankees' 6-3 victory over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.


5/4/2015 | Martin, Betances unable to secure game in 8th

Chase Headley was a throw away from saving the game for the Yankees, but he couldn't connect with first baseman Garrett Jones after a great diving play in the eighth inning. Chris Martin and Dellin Betances couldn't lock it down as the Blue Jays came out on top, 3-1, on Monday.


5/4/2015 | Whitley shows maturity in strong second start

Chase Whitley's seven scoreless innings weren't enough in the Yankees' 3-1 loss to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Monday, but the 25-year-old righty displayed a knack for getting out of trouble and left the club with an opportunity to win.


5/4/2015 | Estrada set to make first start vs. Pineda, Yankees

The bookends of the American League East will lock horns again Tuesday night at Rogers Centre, as Marco Estrada and the Blue Jays take on Michael Pineda and the first-place Yankees.


5/4/2015 | Late rally lifts Blue Jays to victory over Yankees

Russell Martin had a pinch-hit single and Edwin Encarnacion contributed an RBI double as the Blue Jays rallied in the eighth inning to steal a victory away from the Yankees and take the series opener, 3-1, on Monday night at Rogers Centre.


5/4/2015 | MLB reveals 30 Honorary Bat Girl winners

Thirty winners were announced on Monday by Major League Baseball in the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl contest.


5/3/2015 | Blue Jays host Yankees in opener of three-game series

The Blue Jays host the Yankees in the opener of a three-game series on Monday night at Rogers Centre with R.A. Dickey getting the start. The Yankees counter with Chase Whitley.


5/3/2015 | Miller prevails in showdown with Ortiz

Andrew Miller has enjoyed a fairly smooth transition into the Yankees' closer role thus far, but he and the Yankees were forced to sweat out a showdown with David Ortiz to finish off a three-game sweep of the Red Sox on Sunday evening.


5/3/2015 | Ellsbury, Gardner excelling as 1-2 punch

One of the most exciting selling points for dressing Jacoby Ellsbury in pinstripes was envisioning how he might partner with Brett Gardner as a dynamic one-two punch atop the lineup, a development that the Yankees are beginning to see on a nightly basis.


5/3/2015 | Yanks' Ryan has setback during Florida rehab

The Yankees will continue without the services of infielder Brendan Ryan, who tweaked a hamstring while running in Florida and will be forced to sit for at least another week.


5/3/2015 | A-Rod: Home run bonus talk 'family business'

Alex Rodriguez sidestepped questions concerning his contract language and the potential $6 million bonus payment related to his 660th home run this weekend, calling it "family business" that should not be discussed publicly.


5/3/2015 | Yanks-Sox HBPs draw umpires' warning

The Yankees-Red Sox rivalry has had more than its fair share of testy moments over the years, and Sunday's game at Fenway Park provided yet another.


5/2/2015 | Eovaldi focused in winning first Fenway start

This is usually not a comfortable place for a visiting pitcher to warm up in the bullpen, especially one wearing a road-gray Yankees uniform, but Nathan Eovaldi seemed to handle his first start at Fenway Park just fine.


5/2/2015 | Betances stands tall in first save chance

Brian McCann is sure that he would want no part of having to stand in the box and try to make contact against Dellin Betances. "I'd ask for a pinch-hitter," McCann joked on Saturday, after Betances struck out all four batters he faced to lock down the Yankees' 4-2 victory over the Red Sox, marking Betances' first save opportunity of the season.


5/2/2015 | Cashman: A-Rod deal is straightforward

The Yankees, according to their general manager, "have the right, but not the obligation," to award bonus money to 39-year-old DH Alex Rodriguez if they determine certain milestones he reaches are "commercially marketable" in the career home runs chase.


5/2/2015 | Girardi: Pressure now off A-Rod after 660

Now that Alex Rodriguez's 660th home run is in the books, Yankees manager Joe Girardi believes that the slugger will be able to enjoy the relief of any pressure surrounding the looming achievement.


5/2/2015 | Miller's slider confounding opposing hitters

The slider always has seemed to come easily for Andrew Miller, who relies on it as a trusted weapon. As the Yankees' left-hander continues to enjoy success in his first crack at the closing role, the pitch has been a nightmare for Major League hitters.


5/2/2015 | Kelly, Warren set for series finale at Fenway

With Fenway Park playing host once again, the Red Sox and Yankees wrap up their second series of the year before a national TV audience on Sunday night.


5/2/2015 | Statcast: Ellsbury motors for grab at Fenway

Jacoby Ellsbury spent parts of seven seasons patrolling center field at Fenway Park. The Yankees center fielder still knows the territory well, as Statcast helped show during New York's 3-2 win over Boston on Friday night.


5/2/2015 | A-Rod trying to write graceful ending

Alex Rodriguez's name now sits right there alongside that of Willie Mays on the all-time home run list, and you just might need some time to wrap your mind around that one.


5/2/2015 | Teammates celebrate No. 660 with A-Rod

Four sticky towels and the unmistakable aroma of stale barley and hops served as evidence that a celebration had taken place in the visiting clubhouse at Fenway Park, where Alex Rodriguez received a beer shower courtesy of his Yankees teammates.




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