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‘Bat 1, Me Nothing’: Another Misfortune Finds Jinxed Joba In Yankees’ Loss

Yankees manager Joe Girardi won’t know until Friday whether his bullpen will include Chamberlain, who has had enough mound misfortunes to fill a horror film.


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Hartnett: Expect Girardi To Make Major Lineup Shuffle For Game 5

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Formerly fearsome hitters Curtis Granderson and Alex Rodriguez could both be sacrificed in a drastically different Yankees lineup Friday.


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Yankees Suffer Agonizing 2-1 Loss To Orioles In Game 4

With midnight approaching, the Baltimore Orioles’ bats awoke one more time. Now they have a last shot to finally overtake the New York Yankees.


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B&C Morning Show: O’s Turn The Tables, CC Gets Ball For Game 5

Just a night after Raul Ibanez captured the attention of New York and the baseball world alike, Buck Showalter’s gritty Baltimore Orioles grinded out a 2-1, 13-inning victory.


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Hobbled Jeter Leading Off For Yankees In Game 4 Matchup Against Orioles

Derek Jeter doesn’t like to talk about injuries. Either he’ll play or he won’t — and he will. The captain is leading off for the Bronx Bombers in Game 4 of the ALDS against the Orioles.


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Keidel: For The First Time Since 1977, I’m Ashamed To Be A Yankees Fan

I heard Yankees fans whine about Russell Martin, Joe Girardi, Ichiro Suzuki and, well, everyone but the sainted captain at shortstop. I had to roll my window down a foot in case of car (and fan) sickness.


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Silverman: Girardi Must Keep A-Rod On The Bench Against The O’s

Joe Girardi must finish the job. He took the first step when he put Alex Rodriguez (.083 in the series) on the bench in the ninth inning on Wednesday night and had Raul Ibanez pinch-hit for him. He must now leave him there.


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Where Does Your Loyalty Lie, Melo? Knicks Star Rooting For O’s Over Yankees

Carmelo Anthony is the undisputed leader of the Knicks, but does his sports loyalty spread across New York City? Not necessarily. The five-time NBA All-Star, who moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore when he was eight years old, is a diehard Orioles fan.


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Hartnett: For Yankees’ Sake, A-Rod’s Bat Must Awaken In Game 4

The celebrations have passed — and Game 4 will provide a fresh challenge for Rodriguez and the Yankees.


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Phil Hughes Looking For Postseason Redemption In Game 4 Start Against Orioles

“It’s a great opportunity,” said Hughes. “I’ve been looking forward to this, and it’s going to be exciting. It’s going to be a good atmosphere here and something I really look forward to.”


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Girardi’s ‘Gut’ Proves Clutch; A-Rod Excited For Yankees Hero Ibanez

Joe Girardi, so often criticized for relying his trusty stats binder, just had a feeling. And it worked. Boy, did it ever.


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Still Batting Third, A-Rod To DH Against Orioles In Game 3

“I trust our guys,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “I’m with them every day. I’m with their approach every day, and it’s important that they trust me.”


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Keidel: Lineup Lowdown; Don’t Blame A-Rod For All That Ails Yankees

We’re told that pitching wins World Series titles. Yet we refuse to listen when we find a proper punching bag, preferably swathed in pinstripes and No. 13 bulging from his back.


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Well-Rested Kuroda Ready For Critical Start In Friendly Confines Of Yankee Stadium

Though the 37-year-old has thrown more innings — 219 1/3 — in 2012 than in any other of his big league seasons, he’ll be taking the hill on six days’ rest. And he’d be lying if he said the extra days aren’t to his advantage.


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A-Rod, Yankees Lineup Debate Still Raging Before ALDS Game 3

With every swing and miss, memories of A-Rod’s amazing run during the Yankees’ championship season in 2009 fade even further.