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Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda pitches against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on Aug. 28, 2014. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Kelley Melts Down In 9th As Yankees Suffer Bad Loss To Tigers

Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday.

08/28/2014

Yankees' horse head (Credit: Twitter/@MLB)

Palladino: Yankees Finding Success With Horse Head In Their Corner

As silly as it may be, rest assured that Kelley’s teammates would kill him right now if he tossed that stupid rubber thing in the trash.

08/27/2014

Shawn Kelly's simple purchase on Amazon.com is being credited with pushing the Yankees toward the postseason. (Photo: Twitter)

Yankees A Different Team Since Kelley Donned The Horse Head

The old adage says a ballplayer should always respect a streak — no matter how ridiculous the circumstances.

08/26/2014

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis ejects Yankees manager Joe Girardi during the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles on August 13, 2014. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Giving Up Already? Yanks’ Kelley Says Wild Card ‘More Achievable At This Point’

Maybe Yankees manager Joe Girardi got lucky with his 26th career ejection: He didn’t have to watch from the dugout as New York blew a late lead in a painful defeat.

08/14/2014

The Yankees’ Brett Gardner follows through on a fourth-inning RBI base hit against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 2, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Conclude Brutal Homestand With 5th Straight Loss, Fall Below .500

Sean Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and drove in three runs, helping the streaking Tampa Bay Rays hand the New York Yankees their season-worst fifth straight loss, 6-3 Wednesday.

07/02/2014

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Still Nursing Sore Right Wrist

Manager Joe Girardi said he was simply being “proactive” in resting Teixeira, who missed games in late May and last week because of the wrist. Teixeira is hitting just .180 in his last 15 games.

06/09/2014

Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley throws against the Red Sox on April 12, 2014, at Yankees Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ailing Kelley Suffers Setback, Return To Yankees’ Bullpen Delayed

With the news surrounding starting pitcher CC Sabathia and outfielder Carlos Beltran getting worse seemingly by the day, the Yankees are growing accustomed to disappointment. The latest revelation on reliever Shawn Kelley isn’t good, either.

05/21/2014

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Carlos Beltran Has Bone Spur In Right Elbow, May Require Surgery

The eight-time All-Star, who departed the opener of the Subway Series at Yankee Stadium on Monday night, had a cortisone shot after the game. He’s currently listed as day to day and is hoping that the pain goes away.

05/13/2014

David Robertson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Yankees Taking Shape, Lock Up Nova, Robertson And Gardner Short Term

The Yankees may be largely a team of high-priced offensive stars, but at the end of the day they will likely only go as far as their pitching and defense take them. Ivan Nova, David Robertson and Brett Gardner make the Bombers that much better.

01/17/2014

Jim Miller (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Yankees Promote RHP Jim Miller To Aid Depleted Bullpen

The New York Yankees have promoted right-hander Jim Miller from Triple-A to help their depleted bullpen.

09/07/2013

Robinson Cano reacts as he leaves the infield. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Shawn Kelley Surrenders Walk-Off Hit As Yanks Fall Short In Los Angeles

Mark Ellis delivered the winning single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the Yankees on Tuesday night.

07/31/2013

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

Shawn Kelley (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Eduardo Nunez Leaves Game Injured In Yanks’ Series-Opening Loss To Tigers

Eduardo Nunez, filling in for injured shortstop Derek Jeter, left the game in the fourth inning after being hit by a pitch as Ivan Nova and the Yankees fell to the Tigers in the opener of the three-game series.

04/05/2013

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mark Teixeira: My Goal Is To Rejoin Yankees On May 1

Mark Teixeira hopes to get the protective brace on his injured right wrist removed on Monday. Speaking before New York’s exhibition game at the Washington Nationals on Friday, he said his goal is to rejoin the Yankees as soon as May 1.

03/29/2013