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The Yankees and Pirates will play a doubleheader today at 1 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.? The Yankees hit five home runs on Saturday in a 7-1 rout of the Pirates.? In the opener, Hiroki Kuroda (2-3, 4.62) will go against Charlie Morton of the Pirates (0-5, 3.22) while Vidal Nuno (1-1, 6.43) will take on Gerritt Cole (3-3, 3.76) in the second game.
American League East
Baltimore2219.537-161167-69-1013-913-85-102-15-5L 1
N.Y. Yankees2219.537-181188-710-1012-911-90-05-66-4W 3
Toronto2321.523?2132021110-1113-107-96-65-46-4W 3
Boston2022.4762?173181-810-1310-99-113-56-35-5L 3
Tampa Bay1925.4324?177195-188-1211-138-114-95-44-6L 1

ICYMI....Mark Teixeira is looking like his old self after hitting his ninth home run of the season. The wrist injury that had robbed him of power isn't hurting in this recent stretch. He has nine home runs this year. >>> Read more at Lohud Yankees Blog.
CC Sabathia's return is unknown, Michael Pineda is going to throw 25 pitches as he tries to come back, and it's Chase Whitley in the rotation for now for the Yankees. >>. Read more from Dan Martin in the New York Post.
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