Freddy Garcia

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Sweeny: Evaluating Yankees At The All-Star Break

Yankees at the break? How’s best record in baseball sound?


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Jones, Swisher Power Yankees Past Red Sox In Game 1

Andruw Jones hit two of New York’s four homers, Freddy Garcia pitched 6 2-3 solid innings in muggy conditions and the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 in the opener of a split doubleheader.


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Teixeira Giveth And Taketh Away In Yankees’ Bad Loss To Rays

B.J. Upton and Carlos Pena homered and the Tampa Bay Rays took advantage of Mark Teixeira’s first error of the season to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Monday night.


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Keefe: Back-To-Back Bad Days For Yankees

Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees after losing CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte on Wednesday and losing a game they should have won on Thursday.


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Palladino: Lots Of Give And Take For Yankees

It’s almost like somebody upstairs told Joe Girardi, “Okay, I gave you one. Now let’s see how you do with minor-leaguer Adam Warren and, oh, Freddy Garcia!”


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Yankees’ Healthy Lead About To Get Tested Without Pettitte, Sabathia

It’s a good thing the Yankees hold a five-game lead over Baltimore. New York might need every bit of the head start after losing their top two pitchers Wednesday.


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CC Sabathia Placed On 15-Day DL, Expected To Miss 2 Starts For Yankees

Yankees manager Joe Girardi expects the 31-year-old Sabathia to miss two starts. Freddy Garcia will start in his place Friday against the Chicago White Sox.


Dewayne Wise and Russell Martin of the New York Yankees are congratulate Mark Teixeira at Nationals Park. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Teixeira Comes Through, Yankees Win Marathon 14 Inning Game

Mark Teixeira delivered the game-winning two-RBI hit in the 14th inning as the Yankees defeated the Nationals 5-3 on Saturday.


Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees sits in the dugout after leaving the game against the Seattle Mariners in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on May 13, 2012. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Pettitte Gutsy In Return But Yankees Lose, 6-2

Andy Pettitte lasted 6.1 innings in his return but surrendered four runs as the Yankees lost 6-2 to the Mariners on Sunday.


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Keefe To The City: What Is Phil Hughes?

After 126 games, 77 starts, 49 relief appearances and 472 innings in the majors, Neil Keefe still isn’t sure what Phil Hughes is.


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Keefe To The City: This Can’t Be The End For Mariano Rivera

Neil Keefe isn’t ready to say goodbye to Mariano Rivera and hopes that the Greatest of All Time will return to the Yankees in 2013.


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Yankees’ David Phelps Set To Make First Major League Start Against Royals

A Notre Dame alum, the 25-year-old hurler has been solid for the Bronx Bombers this season out of the bullpen. In six appearances, Phelps boasts a 3.57 ERA with seven walks and 14 strikeouts in 17 2/3 innings pitched.


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Palladino: Thank Heaven For Yankees’ CC And Jeter

Care to know where the 13-9 Yankees would be today if not for CC Sabathia and Derek Jeter? Nowhere, man. Nowhere.


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Sabathia Steadies The Ship, Yankees Win 6-2

CC Sabathia went 8 strong innings on Sunday as the Yankees defeated the Tigers, 6-2.


Freddy Garcia of the New York Yankees reacts after allowing an RBI double to Brennan Boesch. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Yankees Demote Struggling Garcia To Bullpen

New York Yankees demoted Freddy Garcia to the bullpen. Garcia struggled as a starter and began the season with a whopping 12.51 ERA.