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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.


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Yankees’ Mariano Rivera Tweets ACL Surgery ‘Went Perfectly’

“My surgery was a success, it went perfectly,” Rivera tweeted. “I am looking forward to beginning my rehab soon. Thanks as always for your prayers.”


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Yankees’ Martin ‘Walking On Air’ After Subway Sweep Of Mets

Russell Martin and the homer-happy Yankees appeared a little out of practice when it came to celebrating a game-winning homer. No matter, they sent the Mets back to Queens without a win to show for their Bronx trip.


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Keefe: State Of The Yankees, Subway Series Edition

Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees after two months of play with the Mets headed to the Stadium this weekend for the first part of the Subway Series.


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Coutinho: Forget The Naysayers, Still Plenty Of Juice In Subway Series

What could be better than the celebration of New York baseball each summer?


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Palladino: Yankees Getting It Done In Tough AL East

While much of New York continued to bask in the afterglow of Johan Santana’s no-hitter, look what the Yankees have done.


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Yankees’ Rafael Soriano Expected To Remain Closer When David Robertson Returns

Right-hander Rafael Soriano is expected to stay the Yankees’ closer when reliever David Robertson makes his return to the mound,’s Jon Heyman reported.


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Yankees Salvage Finale Against Angels Behind Five-Run Inning, Lockdown Bullpen

Surging Angels slugger Mark Trumbo’s bat broke, Rafael Soriano roared off the mound in celebration, and the Yankees escaped with a streak-snapping win.


Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by teammates, including Alex Rodriguez #13, after hitting a two-run homer. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Teixeira, Swisher And Cano Go Deep As Nova, Yankees Top A’s For Third Straight Win

Mark Teixeira and Nick Swisher hit two-run homers to help the Yankees win for the seventh straight time in Oakland, beating the Athletics, 6-3, on Friday night.


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Robertson Or Soriano? Girardi Noncommittal On Yankees Closer

Yankees manager Joe Girardi will not commit to using David Robertson as his closer when the right-hander returns from a ribcage injury.


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With Top Two Options Out, Soriano Eager To Show His Stuff As Yankees Closer

First Mariano Rivera, now David Robertson. The Yankees are running out of healthy pitchers to put in the closer’s role.


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Yankees Closer David Robertson Lands On DL With Strained Left Oblique

The 27-year-old — who took over for Mariano Rivera when he tore his ACL and was lost for the season — has been unavailable since Saturday with soreness in his left side, and received an MRI on Tuesday.


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Keefe To The City: David Robertson Is The Right Choice For Closer

Neil Keefe says David Robertson is the right choice to close for the Yankees, calls out Mark Teixeira and praises Henrik Lundqvist in this week’s Thursday Thoughts.


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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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Keidel: Joba’s Tale Becoming A Tragic Story Of What Could Have Been

If it weren’t Joba Chamberlain’s ankle it would have been his back, brain, knee or neck. Nature abhors a vacuum, precisely where the Yankees plopped Joba for the last five years.