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the yankees fell to 49 1 this season when leading after eight innings
The Yankees fell to 49-1 this season when leading after eight innings.
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according to stats travis d arnaud became the first catcher to ever hit three hr against the yankees
According to STATS, Travis d'Arnaud became the first catcher to ever hit three HR against the Yankees.
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rays pitchers have allowed 25 hr in 14 games this season against the yankees they ve allowed 70 hr in 82 games
Rays pitchers have allowed 25 HR in 14 games this season against the Yankees. They've allowed 70 HR in 82 games vs. all other opponents.
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after posting a 715 era in june paxton has a 250 era in three starts in july he s struck out 21 and walked 4 i
After posting a 7.15 ERA in June, Paxton has a 2.50 ERA in three starts in July. He's struck out 21 and walked 4 in 18 IP this month.
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chapman on the full count slider hit out by d arnaud all night the slider had been working for me i was trying
Chapman on the full-count slider hit out by d'Arnaud: "“All night the slider had been working for me. I was trying to surprise him there with the slider down and away. It was a little higher than I wanted and he took advantage of it.”
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um wow yankees
Um. Wow. #Yankees
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and there goes the parrot for the second time tonight two run shot by encarnacion gives the yankees a 4 2 lead
And there goes the parrot for the second time tonight. Two-run shot by Encarnacion gives the Yankees a 4-2 lead.
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43173 here tonight at the stadium
43,173 here tonight at the Stadium.
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there goes no 8 by urshela drives 0 2 pitch out to left to tie this one up in the seventh
There goes No. 8 by Urshela, drives 0-2 pitch out to left to tie this one up in the seventh.
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from one evaluator watching deivi garcias debut with triple a scranton tonight runs came on a few mistakes tha
From one evaluator watching Deivi Garcia’s debut with Triple-A Scranton tonight: "Runs came on a few mistakes that got capitalized on. But overall stuff and feel and command of all four pitches was above average. Has great mound presence and composure.”

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can t get anything past aol news
Can't get anything past AOL News...
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sabathia said in his big league career i ve never been called the n word anywhere but in boston
Sabathia said in his big league career "I've never been called the N word" anywhere but in Boston
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sabathia said it s talked about among black major leaguers we know there s 62 of us we all know when you go to
Sabathia said it's talked about among black major leaguers: "we know. There's 62 of us. We all know. When you go to Boston, expect it."
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dry run for the uk version of the presidents race except its henry viii winston churchill freddie mercury and
Dry run for the UK version of the Presidents Race, except it’s Henry VIII, Winston Churchill, Freddie Mercury and the Loch Ness Monster
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and the latest from yankee stadium as of 8 20 am yankeeshomeopener2018
And the latest from Yankee Stadium as of 8:20 a.m. #yankeeshomeopener2018
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jason kipnis on bautista s shaking in his boots comments regarding ryan merritt thats why you dont say dumb st
Jason Kipnis on Bautista's shaking-in-his-boots comments regarding Ryan Merritt: "That’s why you don’t say dumb s**t." #ALCS
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an amazing statistic the yankees are 56 29 this season when there is a steady dose of bitching on twitter abou
An amazing statistic: the Yankees are 56-29 this season when there is a steady dose of bitching on twitter about their lineup.
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cc sabathia earlier today in al clubhouse i know this group of guys aaron judge gary sanchez gleyber torresthe
CC Sabathia earlier today in AL clubhouse: "I know this group of guys. Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres…they’re going to win the World Series. I want to be here. I don’t want to be in the front office when they do. I want to be a player. This is my one last chance."
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lemahieu on sanchez s hr into the second deck in left it was maybe the farthest ball ive ever seen hit i dont
LeMahieu on Sanchez's HR into the second deck in left: "It was maybe the farthest ball I’ve ever seen hit. I don’t know what the Statcast on it was but it’s 500 feet. I don’t care what anybody says.”
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sabathia even got support in the rays clubhouse said carlos gomez i have a lot of respect for cc amp if he fee
Sabathia even got support in the Rays clubhouse. Said Carlos Gomez: "I have a lot of respect for CC & if he feels he should need to hit somebody & he did it, I have more respect because he protects his players. That's how the game is supposed to be played. You protect your guys."
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