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Yankees’ Aaron Hicks is at Tommy John surgery crossroad

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[ad_1] Aaron Hicks returned from the strained flexor tendon near his right elbow in time for the ALCS, but surgery remains an option. The center fielder was at Yankee Stadium on Monday, two days after their season ended in crushing fashion in Houston. While he said following Saturday’s loss that …

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James Paxton talked his way into Yankees moment

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[ad_1] Aaron Boone went to the mound with two outs in the top of the sixth with James Paxton pitching as well as the Yankees could have hoped. The manager normally visits pitchers only to take them out. This time, after a brief chat with Paxton, Boone left him in …

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The approach Yankees must take in crucial ALCS Game 4

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[ad_1] Forget Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole lurking in the near future, because that would be akin to putting the hangover ahead of swallowing an ocean of big-bubbled champagne. Trailing the Astros, 2-1, in the best-of-seven ALCS, the Yankees need to find a way to beat Zack Greinke in Thursday’s …

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Yankees already have formula to upset Gerrit Cole

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[ad_1] It’s time for Luis Severino to reach out to his guru Pedro Martinez once again, although the ask will be less conventional this time. Nearly three years ago, the Hall of Famer Martinez worked with his fellow Dominican Republican native Severino on his pitching mechanics and his changeup, producing …

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Sign stealing paranoia driving everyone nuts

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[ad_1] HOUSTON — It was another Astro, in another time, flummoxing another New York baseball nine, that caused a similar amount of disquiet. His name was Mike Scott. He beat the Mets twice in the 1986 NLCS, Game 1 and Game 4, and he was looming in Game 7 if …

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‘Bad man’ Gerrit Cole was everything for Astros

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[ad_1] HOUSTON — The Astros took another winning journey on the Cole Train at Minute Maid Park. This train is filled with untouchable fastballs and breaking balls, not oversized oranges. Gerrit Cole, who will be the greatest free-agent prize imaginable in the offseason, showed again Thursday night what makes him …

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