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The Yankees’ CC Sabathia delivers a pitch against the Royals at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sabathia Does His Job, But Yankees’ Bats Anemic For Third Straight Game

James Shields wiggled out of early trouble and got homerun help from Billy Butler and David Lough as the Kansas City Royals sent the New York Yankees to their third straight loss, 3-1 Tuesday night.

07/10/2013

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Matt Moore Must Step Up In Rays Rotation

Coming into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.

03/05/2013

Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by Rob Thomson #59 as Teixeira rounds third after his home run. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Yankees Couldn’t Have Envisioned Such A Pillow-Soft Finish

The Yankees couldn’t have asked for a softer season-ending opponent. The Red Sox are simply awful, and they have been playing out the string since early August. Last season’s fried chicken and beer collapse has never ended.

10/02/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Granderson Key To Yankees’ Playoff Hopes

Curtis Granderson’s caught fire in his last six games and is powering the Yankees down the stretch.

09/16/2012

Ivan Nova of the New York Yankees is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 15, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Nova Strong In Return, Yankees Top Rays

Ivan Nova was strong in his return from the DL as the Yankees defeated the Rays 5-3 on Saturday.

09/15/2012

Joe Maddon (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Silverman: Razor-Sharp Maddon Forces Yankees To Take Rays Seriously

Just because the Rays caught the Red Sox last season doesn’t mean that they will catch the Yankees this year, but Maddon has a way of getting his players to believe in themselves.

08/23/2012

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Minnesota Twins

Best Pitchers In The American League

Over a month into the regular season, we break down the best pitchers in the American League

05/11/2012

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) | Marion Gaborik (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Keefe To The City: Yankees, Rangers Trying To Find Their Way

Neil Keefe has the second installment of “Thursday Thoughts” with the Yankees playing .500 baseball and the Rangers needing to win the biggest game of the season on Saturday night.

WFAN–04/19/2012

CC Sabathia (credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

CC Set For Opening Day As Yankees Set Sights On Title No. 28

Stacked across the board, the Bombers have their eye on World Series championship No. 28.

04/06/2012

Justin Verlander (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hartnett: AL MVP Voters Get It Right, Choosing Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander was the clear choice to win the 2011 AL MVP Award and was boosted by new-age statistics along with the usual criteria needed to capture the award.

WFAN–11/21/2011

Justin Verlander (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images) and CC Sabathia (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), set kick off game one of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium.

Hartnett: Wild Card Wednesday Produces Difficult Path For Yankees

The outcome of ‘Wild Card Wednesday’ has made the Yankees’ playoff match-ups the toughest possible. Verlander and the Tigers are no easy task and the Rays are built for playoff success.

WFAN–09/29/2011

Yankees Jorge Posada

Posada Delivers Big As Yankees Clinch AL East Title

Jorge Posada came off the bench and helped the Yankees to yet another AL East title with a go-ahead single in the eighth inning, and New York swept the Tampa Bay Rays by identical 4-2 scores in a doubleheader Wednesday.

WFAN–09/21/2011

CC Sabathia

Rays’ Shields Turns Tables On Sabathia, Yankees

Tampa Bay Rays All-Star James Shields won for the first time in nearly a month, outpitching CC Sabathia and beating the New York Yankees 2-1 on Thursday night.

WFAN–07/21/2011

Yankees' A-Rod

A-Rod To The Rescue, Yankees’ Losing Streak Over

Alex Rodriguez homered twice, Jorge Posada had two hits and the New York Yankees stopped a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

WFAN–05/17/2011

James Shields (credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Rays’ Shields Stands Between Yankees And Much-Needed Win

The Bombers hope their run against James Shields continues as the AL East-leading Rays attempt to sweep a two-game set and send New York to a seventh consecutive loss Tuesday night.

WFAN–05/17/2011

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