Afternoon Yankee notes.
Mike Axisa on Tex.
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Youk learned the injury complainin from Manny. The latter asked for a day off, claiming he had a hammy strain. "Which leg," inquired Francona? Manny allegedly pointed to both. Kevin is a problem waiting to happen, more.
As for the first baseman, the curse of consistency portends a slow start, something a team without the bangers who left, the bangers with hip and arm problems and a wind tunnel that opponent's bangers can reach may not recover from.
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RHP Adam Warren (1-1, 5.40)
RHP Nate Karns (1-1, 5.32)
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RHP Chase Whitley (2-0, 2.12 in Triple-A)
RHP Jake Odorizzi (2-1, 1.65)
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RHP Masahiro Tanaka (2-1, 3.22)
LHP Drew Smyly (0-0, 3.86)
1:05 p.m., YES Network and MLB Network
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