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Hiroki Kuroda of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Yankees Split Squad Tops Phillies, Lose To Twins

Yankees’ split squads beat Phillies and lost to Twins on Friday.


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Granderson Homered, Yankees Win 8-5

Yankees All-Star Curtis Granderson homered for New York, Ivan Nova allowed two runs in the first before retiring five of his final six batters.


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Keidel: Us, Evil Empire? And You? When Yankees Hating Becomes Insincere

Go ahead, hate us. You’ll find a Yankees fan unfazed by the vitriol. In fact, he or she may even invite you to squat on the bandwagon, take the pinstripes for a spin.


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Keidel: Boston Dead Sox?

Theo Epstein and Terry Francona – the twin faces of the Babe’s broken hex – have been jettisoned from Fenway. We can parse the particulars, but the truth is that the remains of a once-brilliant ball club are buried, along with Ruth’s ghost.


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Hartnett: The Red Sox Collapse Snowballing Into An Avalanche

Revelations following the Red Sox’s famous 2011 collapse paints an image of a ballclub that betrayed their manager and their own professional pride.


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Keefe To The City: Ladies And Gentlemen, The 2011 Red Sox!

How does a Yankees fan who spent five years living in Boston capture this epic collapse? I’m not really sure, but I know this collapse fits as a good placement holder for the baseball season with an off-day before the start of the postseason.


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’07 Mets Who? Braves, Red Sox Collapses Actually Worse

And you thought the Mets’ epic collapse of 2007 was bad? Move over, Tom Glavine. Make room, incredibly, for Jonathan Papelbon.


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Beckett Shuts Down Yanks To Lift BoSox To 4-0 Win

Josh Beckett allowed two hits in eight shutout innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 4-0 on Sunday night to take two out of three games from their rivals after opening the season with six straight losses.


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Keefe To The City: Back To Boston

You know it’s the start of a Yankees-Red Sox series. There’s just a different feel in Boston when the Yankees are in town.