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8/22/2014 | Beltran tries to swing bat in prelude to return

Carlos Beltran was scheduled to resume swinging the bat on Friday as the Yankees hope to have him available for their lineup this weekend.

8/22/2014 | Jeter remains content with retirement decision

Derek Jeter is well into the last third of what will be his final Major League season, and in case you were wondering, the Yankees captain has not felt the need to second-guess his decision.

8/22/2014 | Torre so much more than a player and manager

Joe Torre's engaging personality has made it a pleasure for members of the media to cover the Hall of Famer and his teams since his days as a player in the 1960s and '70s.

8/21/2014 | McCarthy masters Astros in four-hit shutout

Brandon McCarthy enjoyed his most dominant outing to date in pinstripes on Thursday afternoon, whipping a four-hit shutout to lead the Yankees to a 3-0 victory over the Astros, salvaging the finale of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium. Paired with a Tigers loss, New York pulled back within four games of the second American League Wild Card spot.

8/21/2014 | Why you shouldn't wait to grab a Jeter jersey

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8/21/2014 | Yanks recall extra bat in Wheeler, option Whitley

The Yankees recalled infielder Zelous Wheeler from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and immediately slotted him as the designated hitter for Thursday's series finale against the Astros. In a corresponding roster move, the Yankees optioned right-hander Chase Whitley to Triple-A.

8/21/2014 | Fire starter? Yanks hold casual team meeting

The frustration in the Yankees' clubhouse bubbled over on Thursday morning as several position players held an informal meeting, challenging themselves to pick up the production with less than seven weeks remaining in the regular season.

8/21/2014 | Tanaka ready to take next step, toss live BP

Masahiro Tanaka will make the next step in his rehab program on Saturday, when he faces hitters during live batting practice. That is likely to come at Yankee Stadium, although the Yankees are still trying to work out the details of who he will face.

8/21/2014 | Hungry Yankees can't afford to be swept by Astros

Residing five games back in the American League Wild Card race, the Yankees are facing a sweep at the hands of the Astros in Thursday's matinee finale in the Bronx. New York will start Brandon McCarthy against Houston's Dallas Keuchel.

8/21/2014 | Robbing Robbie: Gardner thrills with catches

Brett Gardner's range and athletic ability in left field were on display on two occasions Wednesday night and both at the expense of Astros right fielder Robbie Grossman.

8/20/2014 | White Sox venture to Bronx for weekend set

The Yankees will try to make up some ground in the standings this weekend when they host the struggling White Sox in the Bronx for a three-game set. Rookie Shane Greene and left-hander John Danks will start Friday's series opener.

8/20/2014 | Top '13 picks Jagielo, Judge pile on hits

Hitting back-to-back in Class A Advanced Tampa's lineup Wednesday, third baseman Eric Jagielo and outfielder Aaron Judge, the Yankees top two picks in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, each collected three hits and scored two runs.

8/20/2014 | Pineda solid, but Yankees give up ground in loss

New York's fading postseason hopes were dealt another major blow on Wednesday, as relievers David Huff and Esmil Rogers were knocked around in a four-run seventh inning and the bats couldn't respond in a 5-2 loss to the Astros at Yankee Stadium.

8/20/2014 | Yanks, Tanaka encouraged by latest 'pen session

Masahiro Tanaka did not need a translator to answer "good" in response to questions of how his arm was feeling after his latest bullpen session on Wednesday.

8/20/2014 | Yanks to bring rehabbing Phelps back as reliever

In order to get him back from the disabled list more quickly, the Yankees have decided to transition right-hander David Phelps back as a reliever.

8/20/2014 | Beltran again sidelined by right elbow issue

Carlos Beltran received a cortisone shot to help him deal with the soreness in his right elbow that kept him out of Wednesday's lineup and will sideline him for at least Thursday's game as well.

8/20/2014 | Yankees reach out with a hand of inclusion

In his first event as MLB's ambassador for inclusion, Billy Bean was joined by Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and assistant GM Jean Afterman for a visit to talk to LGBTQ youth at the Hetrick-Martin Institute in New York City.

8/20/2014 | Yanks trying to capitalize on schedule opportunity

Four back in the American League Wild Card race, the Yankees call on Michael Pineda, who will make his second start since returning from the disabled list. The Astros, who are embracing the spoiler role, will counter with Scott Feldman in the Bronx.

8/19/2014 | Yankees zapped late, take step back in WC chase

With the game tied in the ninth, David Robertson struggled with his command and eventually gave up a deciding three-run homer to Chris Carter in a tough 7-4 defeat to the Astros. With Tuesday night victories by the Mariners and Tigers, the Yankees dropped to four games back in the American League Wild Card chase.

8/19/2014 | Jeter's hit that tied Wagner now ruled an error

Major League Baseball slightly altered history on Tuesday with a scoring change to the Yankees' game against the Indians on Aug. 8. Derek Jeter reached base in the first inning on what was originally ruled an infield single and the 3,430th hit in his career, which tied Honus Wagner for sixth place on baseball's all-time hits list. That play has now been ruled an error on Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana, who could not cleanly handle a throw from shortstop Jose Ramirez.

8/19/2014 | Bullpen may be an option for recovering Phelps

Injured Yankees starter David Phelps made 50 throws from 60 feet Monday and said everything felt good as he recovers from right elbow inflammation.

8/19/2014 | Girardi shares ideas to speed up game pace

With the recent election of Rob Manfred to succeed Bud Selig as Commissioner of Baseball, ways to solve some of baseball's lingering issues, most notably its pace of play, have resurfaced. Yankees manager Joe Girardi shed light on that topic Tuesday.

8/18/2014 | Film about Yankees and featuring Yankees premieres

The film "Henry & Me" premiered in Manhattan on Monday, and it's about and features Yankees past and present, including Babe, Mickey, Reggie, Yogi, Thurman, Mariano, Joe Girardi, Willie Randolph and more.

8/18/2014 | Since coming to NY, Headley relishing his time

The Yankees have called Chase Headley's presence a "rental" for the season's final two months, but Headley is hoping that it can be something more.

8/17/2014 | Teixeira ties DiMaggio on all-time homer list

Mark Teixeira hit his 361st career home run on Sunday at Tropicana Field, tying Joe DiMaggio for 80th place on the all-time list.

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