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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Brian McCann #34 and Andrew Miller #48 of the New York Yankees celebrate a 4-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rays during their game at Yankee Stadium on April 27, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

McCann Homer Boosts Yanks To 4-1 Win Over Rays

Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking home run and Adam Warren pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the New York Yankees ended the Tampa Bay Rays’ five-game winning streak, 4-1 on Monday night.

04/28/2015

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets salutes the fans as he is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during Opening Day on April 13, 2015 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets Poised To Convince The Non-Believers That They Do, Indeed, Own N.Y.

You may not always agree with Mike Francesa, but the baritone bard of New York City sports is spot-on about one thing: the Subway Series was planned by a blind man.

04/24/2015

Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann

Here They Come: Yankees Pitch Their Way To Series Win In Detroit

Brian McCann drove in Jacoby Ellsbury with the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on a chilly Thursday afternoon.

04/23/2015

The Yankees’ Brian McCann reacts after getting hit by a pitch in the 8th inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cashman On WFAN: Yankees Will Remain A Work In Progress For A While

Sure, it’s only been three games, but there’s no denying the fact that the Yankees look very much like their mediocre-at-best selves from last season.

04/10/2015

Stephen Drew #14 of the New York Yankees misses a hit by Jose Reyes of the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning on April 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Bronx Bombers Are About To Bomb For The Third Straight Season

The Bronx Bombers are about to bomb, for the third straight season. No tweet or Twitter troll can change that truth.

04/09/2015

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) and Michael Pineda (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Season Preview: Jeter’s Gone, A-Rod’s Back And Yanks Hope To Return To Postseason

Jeter left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off injuries.

03/27/2015

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WATCH: Yankees Recreate Scene From Baseball Classic ‘The Sandlot’

And this is cool: a side-by-side comparison of the original 1993 scene and the Yankees’ homage is already up on YouTube.

03/25/2015

Yankees outfielder Chris Young (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Young Homers Twice In Yankees’ Loss To Nationals

Doug Fister hit a two-run single off Chasen Shreve, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-6 on Monday.

03/23/2015

Masahiro Tanaka pitches to Christian Bethancourt of the Atlanta Braves during the second inning of a spring training game on March 12, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka Looks ‘Great,’ Aces First Test For Elbow

Masahiro Tanaka thought his spring training debut on Thursday was “good.” His teammates used another word: “great.”

03/13/2015

Masahiro Tanaka speaks with teammates in the dugout before the start of a spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies on March 4, 2015 at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees’ Early Mojo Calls Only For Guarded Optimism

Names alone don’t win games, and the ones Joe Girardi will write on the lineup card are mostly old, some recovering, others waiting for the injury shoe to drop and ruin their seasons.

03/11/2015

Then-Yankee Brian Roberts (right) is congratulated by former hitting coach Kevin Long after he scored on a single by Brett Gardner in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Long Explains Why Yankees Weren’t The Bronx Bombers In 2014

Could hitting coach Kevin Long take the fall for the Yankees’ worst offensive season in more than 20 years? I sat down with Long last weekend in Boston and got some answers about what went wrong with the 2014 Yankees and specifically his role.

09/30/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and general manager Brian Cashman (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Time For Yankees To Find New ‘Core’ — And Some Pop In The Lineup

The Yankees begin life without Derek Jeter this week, facing a future full of holes in an offense already among the American League’s worst.

09/30/2014

Brett Gardner is congratulated by Derek Jeter after hitting the Yankees' 15,000th home run the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 21, 2014. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Gardy Goes Yardy For Yankees’ 15,000th Home Run

The Yankees, citing research from Elias, said they became the first team to reach the milestone. The total starts in 1903, the first year the franchise started play in New York.

09/22/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10:  Brian McCann #34 of the New York Yankees follows through on a two run base hit against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on September 10, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

McCann Homer, Teixeira Triple Help Power Yanks Past Rays, 8-5

Brian McCann homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees used their biggest comeback of the season to beat Tampa Bay 8-5.

09/11/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees throws for the putout at first in the first inning during their game against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium on September 7, 2014. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: What Will Life Without Derek Be For The Yankees?

So as we mull over this year, let us also take a premature look at next year in anticipation of life without Jeter in 2015.

09/08/2014

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