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Ryan Pavich

Ask Pinstripe Alley: Yankees mailbag questions request

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Just when it looked like things were heading down, the Yankees found an airstream to give themselves new life. The team took some crucial wins this week, including a sweep of the Blue Jays, to propel themselves back into the AL East race and position for a playoff spot as we head to the back half of June.

This is far from the first time that the Yankees have performed a 180 on their season. For the most part, it feels like their year...

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John Griffin

Which of the Yankees’ last six triple plays had the greatest impact?

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All triple plays are exciting, but they’re not all created equal. Which one had the greatest impact on the game in which it occurred?

Runners on first and second, nobody out. Most of the time, the defense is not usually a fan of what comes next. For the Yankees’ opponents this year, however, that exact scenario has been downright frightening. Inducing triple plays has somehow been one of the signature moves of the 2021 Yankees.

From June 3, 1968,...

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Kansas City Royals vs. New York Yankees series preview

The New York Yankees are coming off a series win against the second-best team in baseball, the Oakland Athletics. They now have a day off to evaluate their play and prepare for a three-game series at Yankee Stadium against the Kansas City Royals.

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Yankees News, 6/21: Joey Gallo on Cashman’s trade radar? Triple-play for the win!

The New York Yankees are finally stringing together a few victories, winning five of their last six games, nearly sweeping the Oakland Athletics over the weekend.

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The Yankees’ triple play through the voice of the players: ‘Incredible’

As Sean Murphy came to the plate with the New York Yankees clinging to a narrow 2-1 lead, Aroldis Chapman, the closer, had trouble controlling the baseball and had issued two walks.

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Andrew Mearns

FanPost Friday: Who should be the Yankees’ left fielder?

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Submit your answer in the FanPost section for the chance to see your story featured on the front page.

It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? It seemed like it would be a good idea to wait for the ebb and flow of the Yankees’ season to calm down a little before bringing FanPost Friday back. The last time we did one of these, the campaign had just begun and Jay Bruce was still the Yankees’ first baseman. So to answer my own opening...

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Major takeaways from triple-play win

The New York Yankees accomplished three stats yesterday in one of the most exciting baseball season games for the Yankees. They won the game against the Oakland Athletics 2-1.

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Jake Devin

Yankees prospects: Deivi García uneven again, Hoy Jun Park walks it off

Recapping the Yankees’ minor league affiliates’ results from June 20th.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W, 4-3 vs. Syracuse Mets

CF Estevan Florial 0-1, 1 K, HBP — exited the game a couple innings after getting hit
CF Greg Allen 0-1, 1 RBI, 2 BB
SS Hoy Jun Park 2-5, HR, 1 RBI
LF Ryan LaMarre 1-4, 1 K
RF Socrates Brito 1-4, HR, 2 RBI, 1 K
2B Derek Dietrich 1-3, 1 BB, 1 K, fielding error
DH Trey Amburgey 1-4
C Rob Brantly 0-2, 2 BB, 1 K
3B Armando Alvarez 2-4, 1 K, SB
1B...

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Jake Devin

Today on Pinstripe Alley - 6/21/21

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Here's your Monday program.

Another off-day is upon us, but at least it comes with some positive momentum. The Yankees have won consecutive series, and even if it doesn’t entirely feel like it, they’ve actually compiled a winning record in the month of June. There are even some good vibes in the air, with a record third triple play bringing yesterday’s game to a thrilling conclusion. Maybe the Yankees won’t be able to rely on timely triple plays...

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Andrew Mearns

Around the Empire: Yankees news - 6/21/21

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Chris Gittens returns to Triple-A; An update on Zack Britton; Yankees make triple play history; Twins sign former Scranton reliever Kyle Barraclough

RotoWire: In a move that almost certainly sets up the return of Luke Voit, the Yankees demoted first baseman Chris Gittens back to Triple-A after Sunday afternoon’s victory. Called up on June 5th with Voit on the shelf and Mike Ford ineffective, Gittens didn’t end up making much of an impression, as...

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Joe LoGrippo

Mike Ford bids farewell to the Yankees

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Ford was traded to the Rays earlier this week, but made sure to thank the Yankees on social media before he officially switched uniforms.

Since baseball shut down in March of last year, we have kept you posted on what the Yankees have been up to on social media. Although baseball is getting back to normal, it’s still fun to check in our favorite players and Yankee figures, so we will continue to do so throughout 2021. Here’s your...

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Video: Yankees Turn MLB Record-Tying 3rd Triple Play of Season to Finish Game vs. A's

The New York Yankees apparently made turning a triple play an area of focus in the offseason. With runners on first and second and clinging to a 2-1 lead in...

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Yankees seal win with triple play to tie MLB record

The triple play did more than just win the game for the Yankees. It also happened to be their third triple play of the year, which tied the MLB record for most triple plays in a season.

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Watch: Yankees beat Athletics on rare triple play

By virtue of this win, the New York Yankees move to 38-33. They have now won five of six.

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Jon Rimmer

Yankees 2, Athletics 1: Yanks win another in thrilling fashion

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The Yankees got a good start from Jordan Montgomery, a clutch performance from the bullpen, and another triple play to secure a series win.

The Yankees beat the Oakland A’s in thrilling fashion once again on a sunny Father’s Day in the Bronx, 2-1 taking the three-game series from the AL West leaders in the process. Jordan Montgomery, a clutch bullpen outing, another big hit from Gary Sánchez, and yes – another triple play – ended the weekend...

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Twins sign reliever Kyle Barraclough to minors pact

Barraclough has pitched in the big leagues in parts of five MLB seasons.

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New York Yankees Recap: Gary Sanchez puts the Yankees ahead as they take the A’s series

This afternoon the New York Yankees met up with the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx in the rubber game of the three-game series. The A’s won the first game, and yesterday afternoon the Yankees had a comeback win 7-5 to force the rubber game today.

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Jon Rimmer

NYY vs. OAK: Jordan Montgomery vs. Sean Manaea

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The Yankees look to win another series today in the Bronx.

The Yankees will take the field this afternoon in the boogie down with the opportunity to win a series from the team with the best record in the American League. They’ll be looking to build upon the momentum from yesterday’s thrilling come-from-behind victory (one in which the Yankees’ win expectancy was 10 percent at one point) to grab their second win in a row and fifth of the last six...

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Yankees are starting to make up ground in the AL East

The New York Yankees are getting hot at the right time. After an extended period of sloppy play that almost took them back to .500, they are streaking

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New York Yankee Profiles: Catcher Gary Sanchez, rising star?

There is probably no New York Yankees player that is more controversial than Gary Sanchez; you either love or hate him, according to how you see him. Some see him as a miserable failure as a backstop, and others see him as the most powerful catcher in MLB history.

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