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Masahiro Tanaka sits in the dugout after leaving the game during the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 8, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Girardi On Tanaka’s Rough Patch: ‘He’s Not Going To Be Perfect’

When Masahiro Tanaka pitches, the Yankees can usually count on a win. The All-Star rookie, however, is facing his first real struggles of the season.

07/09/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Murphy’s Hit Streak Ends, Indians Beat Mets 9-4

Asdrubal Cabrera hit a three-run homer, Nick Swisher had a solo shot and the surging Cleveland Indians beat the New York Mets 9-4 on Saturday night.

09/07/2013

The Indians’ Nick Swisher loses his bat after hitting a grand slam during the eighth inning against the Mets at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Sept. 6, 2013. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ghosts Of Yesteryear: Kazmir Looks Like Koufax, Indians Rip Mets

Scott Kazmir struck out a season-high 12 in six innings, Nick Swisher hit a grand slam and the Indians continued their playoff push with an 8-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.

09/07/2013

The Yankees’ Mark Teixeira greets Jayson Nix after hitting a three-run home run against the Indians on June 4, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tex And Phelps Deliver As Yankees Make It 2 Straight Over Indians

David Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.

06/05/2013

Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira celebrates his grand slam off of the Indians’ Justin Masterson during the third inning at Yankees Stadium on June 3, 2013. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Yankees Show Signs Of Life Offensively, Club Swisher, Indians With Long Ball

Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam for his first homer of the season, Brett Gardner had a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Monday night to spoil Nick Swisher’s first game back in the Bronx.

06/04/2013

Manager Joe Girardi and GM Brian Cashman of the Yankees. (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Cashman Wants Girardi Back For 2014 And Beyond

Yankees GM Brian Cashman believes “there’s really no reason to believe Joe won’t be here.”

06/03/2013

Nick Swisher (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Nick Swisher Has Only ‘Awesome Memories’ From Time With Yankees

Sure, Swisher’s final postseason in pinstripes was rough. But he harbors no hard feelings.

04/10/2013

Nick Swisher (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Cleveland Abuzz Over New-Look Indians, Former Yankees Slugger Swisher

Cleveland has caught “Indians fever” — partially due to former Yankee Nick Swisher.

04/07/2013

Phil Hughes (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Keidel: It’s Time For Phil Hughes To Pitch Up To Snuff For The Yankees

Aside from a brilliant half-season during an 18-8 2010, Hughes has been a huge disappointment. Now, nearing 27, with the sheen of youth scrubbed off and the “upside” banner quite tattered, it’s time for Hughes to pitch up to snuff.

03/28/2013

Josh Hamilton (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Shallow Hal Steinbrenner Should Have Signed Hamilton

George Steinbrenner’s commitment was never questioned, but Hal Steinbrenner isn’t following his father’s lead.

03/18/2013

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Zach McAllister Gives Indians Innings Eater In Rotation

Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.

03/11/2013

(Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

David Phelps Will Be Important Piece For Yankees Pitching

Whether as a starter or a reliever, David Phelps will likely be an integral part of the Yankees.

03/01/2013

Joe Girardi (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Giglio: From Superpower To Ordinary — The New Yankee Way

The Yankees are a good baseball team, just not a special one. For a fan base used to sitting atop a perch and starting down at the competition, it will likely take some getting used to over the next few years.

02/15/2013

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Pinstripe Peril — Expect The Yankees To Fall Short In 2013

The Yankees are good, not great. And that’s probably not good enough, especially when you gauge how they gouge you at the turnstiles. $5 waters and $10 beers don’t taste too hot when the team gets cold and old.

02/01/2013

Travis Hafner (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Yankees Reportedly Interested In Signing Free-Agent Travis Hafner

Multiple sources have reported that New York is interested in signing the 35-year-old free agent as the club looks to find a more suitable bat to serve as designated hitter.

01/30/2013

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