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New York Yankees (72-58)

Sat. 8/29 Sun. 8/30 Mon. 8/31 Tue. 9/1 Wed. 9/2
@ Atl 
W 3-1
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@ Atl 
W 20-6
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@ Bos 
L 3-4
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@ Bos 
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT
@ Bos 
1:05 PM PT2:05 PM MT3:05 PM CT4:05 PM ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 PM MST3:05 PM EST3:35 PM VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 PM CT

Yankees-Red Sox Preview

(AP) -- As the New York Yankees look to avoid the uncertainty of a wild-card game, Michael Pineda believes he's one of the veterans who needs to step up in September.

After missing out on a chance to gain ground in the AL East, the visiting Yankees hope the right-hander can move past his recent struggles Tuesday night against the rival Boston Red Sox.

New York (72-58) holds a four-game lead on the AL's first wild-card spot, though it would much rather overtake first-place Toronto than play in a one-game playoff.

AVG: C. Headley.278
HR: M. Teixeira31
RBI: B. McCann82
SB: B. Gardner18
W: N. Eovaldi14
ERA: N. Eovaldi4.17
Saves: A. Miller28
K: M. Pineda120
AL East
Toronto 7457.565-
NY Yankees 7258.5541.5
Tampa Bay 6566.4969
Baltimore 6368.48111
Boston 6170.46613
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .255 (11)
Runs: 630 (2)
Hits: 1145 (10)
Home Runs: 171 (3)
Stolen Bases: 48 (26)
OBP: .326 (5)
SLG: .428 (4)
Total Bases: 1918 (4)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.95 (15)
Runs Allowed: 554 (18)
Saves: 39 (6)
Strikeouts: 1087 (7)
OpBA: .252 (15)
OBP: .312 (14)
SLG: .399 (16)
Run Support: 4.84 (2)
Date Player Transactions
9/1 D. Ackley Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
9/1 D. Ackley Removed From 15-Day DL (Right lumbar strain)
9/1 A. Bailey Purchased From Minors
9/1 C. Cotham Called Up from Minors
9/1 R. Noel Purchased From Minors
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Date Player Status
8/26 J. Ellsbury Sore hip (day-to-day)
8/24 C. Sabathia Right knee inflammation (on 15-day DL)
8/18 B. Mitchell off 7-day DL
8/4 D. Ackley Right lumbar strain (on 15-day DL)
8/2 D. Moreno Right elbow inflammation (on 60-day DL)
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