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CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees celebrates pitching a complete game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 10, 2011 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Overlooked Yankees’ Ace CC Sabathia Is The Genuine Article

CC Sabathia is deserving of the sort of acclaim that Yankee fans bestowed upon the great Ron Guidry. Unlike some high-profile starters who were more hype than actual value, CC has been the ‘real deal.’

WFAN–07/11/2011

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Yankees Smoked In Nightcap, But Leave Cincy With Series Win

Leadoff hitter Chris Heisey homered three times, getting Cincinnati’s slumping lineup going, and Johnny Cueto allowed only two hits in seven innings Wednesday night, leading the Reds to a 10-2 win and a doubleheader split with the Yankees.

WFAN–06/22/2011

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Let’s Play 2: Yankees-Reds Doubleheader Wednesday

Alex Rodriguez sat at a folding table in the middle of the Yankees’ clubhouse, watching video of right-hander Johnny Cueto’s delivery on a laptop. Turned out, he was doing some really advance scouting.

WFAN–06/22/2011

Brian Gordon #22 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Texas Rangers during their game on June 16, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Edge Rangers In 12th, But Journeyman Gordon The Real Story

Journeyman Brian Gordon kept the Yankees close in a most unlikely start, then Brett Gardner hit a winning single in the 12th inning that sent New York past the Texas Rangers 3-2 Thursday for a three-game sweep.

WFAN–06/16/2011

Brian Gordon #22 of the New York Yankees stands for the National Anthem against the Texas Rangers during their game on June 16, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Why Did The Yankees Start Brian Gordon?

For all the talk we’ve heard about the pitching depth the Yankees have in the minor leagues, how is it that they needed to pull a 32-year old rookie out of the Phillies minor league system to take Thursday’s start against the Rangers?

WFAN–06/16/2011

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Hartnett: A Crash Course On Yankees’ Improbable Debut Starter Brian Gordon

32-year-old journeyman Brian Gordon is set to make his debut appearance for the Yankees on Thursday. After spending fifteen seasons in the minors aside from three appearances for the Rangers in 2008, his climb back to the majors is an unbelievable story of determination and improbable circumstances.

WFAN–06/16/2011