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The Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki hits a double during the sixth inning against the Twins on July 3, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Yankees Make The Most Of Their Hits, Win Third Straight Over Twins

CC Sabathia earned his 200th career win to stretch his winning streak over Minnesota to nearly six years, and Robinson Cano hit a tying two-run double to spark the Yankees in a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night.

07/03/2013

Kirk Nieuwenhuis (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Vernon Wells (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Giglio: As Summer Begins, Mets And Yankees Are Who We Thought They Were

From the moment that spring training opened until today, the Mets were pegged to be bad and the Yankees looked like a team that would struggle to reach October. Three months later, that’s exactly who they are.

06/14/2013

Lyle Overbay (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), David Adams (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Palladino: Teixeira-Youkilis Return Should Send Yankees’ Backups To Bench

We all love a good Wally Pipp story. But those are few and far between in the sporting annals. Not every backup is Lou Gehrig.

05/31/2013

Vernon Wells (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), CC Sabathia (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Jayson Nix (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Keidel: Trouble In Yankee Universe — The Smoke And Mirrors Are Melting

Obviously the Mets aren’t this good and the Yankees aren’t this bad. But the Yankees weren’t as good as they let on, and are now playing more like many of us thought they would a month ago.

05/30/2013

The Mets’ David Wright, right, is grabbed by teammate Marlon Byrd after scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Yankees on May 28, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Rivera Returns The Favor, Honors Mets By Falling Apart In The 9th

David Wright and Lucas Duda hit RBI singles off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets rallied past the Yankees 2-1 on Tuesday night to beat baseball’s career saves leader only hours after honoring him at Citi Field.

05/29/2013

Lyle Overbay after his eleventh inning home run that turned out to be the game winner against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on May 25, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Yankees Top Rays In Extra Innings, Overbay Homers In Eleventh Inning

Lyle Overbay blasted an eleventh inning homer as the Yankees won in extra innings.

05/25/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Keidel: A Hearty Girardi — ‘G.I. Joe’ Making Early Case For Manager Of The Year

Indeed, Girardi seems the easy choice for Manager of the Year again, at least at the quarter-pole.

05/24/2013

Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia throws to an Orioles batter during the first inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 20, 2013. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Yankees Belt 4 Homers, Stagger Orioles In 9th, Then KO Them In 10th

Vernon Wells doubled in the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees hit four solo homers in a 6-4 victory over the Orioles on Monday night, extending Baltimore’s losing streak to six games.

05/21/2013

Lyle Overbay #55 of the New York Yankees celebrates in the dugout after scoring during the sixth inning. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Nuno Shines In First Major League Start; Yanks Take Game 2 To Split Twinbill

Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians, 7-0, on Monday for a doubleheader split.

05/14/2013

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Granderson Return Could Provide Glimpse Into Healthy Yankees Lineup

It all kind of makes you wonder, if Girardi’s team is doing this well absent their offensive stars, how powerful will these guys be at full strength?

05/13/2013

Yankees infielder Jayson Nix, middle, slides safely into home during the fourth inning against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 10, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Overbay Punishes Royals; Girardi Earns 500th Win As Yankees Manager

Lyle Overbay hit a two-run homer and finished with five RBIs, Ichiro Suzuki also hit a two-run shot and the New York Yankees opened their only series in Kansas City with an 11-6 rout of the Royals on Friday night.

05/10/2013

Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees pitches against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on May 5, 2013. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Athletics Edge Yankees, Oakland Takes Rubber Game Over Bombers

Andy Pettitte surrendered two home runs as the Yankees lost 5-4 on Sunday.

05/06/2013

Phil Hughes (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hughes In Full Command As Yankees Top Athletics

Phil Hughes struck out nine and hurled eight scoreless innings as the Yankees beat the A’s on Saturday.

05/04/2013

The Yankees’ Travis Hafner, right, drives in a run in the third inning against the Astros on April 30, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Use NL Ball, Kuroda Length To Defeat Astros

Hiroki Kuroda settled in after a rocky start to pitch four-hit ball through seven innings, Travis Hafner had three RBI singles and the New York Yankees used small ball to beat the Houston Astros 7-4 on Tuesday night.

05/01/2013

Lyle Overbay of the Yankees. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Overbay Powers Yankees, Bombers Complete Four-Game Sweep Of Jays

The Yankees are streaking after completing a four-game sweep of the Jays.

04/29/2013

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