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Game 2: Yankees, Led By German & Voit, Sweep Twinbill From O’s

(Domingo German on the mound – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Yankees got another great performance from Domingo German, who earned his eighth victory, and Luke Voit, who had a three-hit night, to win the nightcap of their doubleheader with the Baltimore Orioles, 3-1, on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.

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Game 1: Yankees Win Home Run Derby Over O’s

(Yankee Stadium Wednesday afternoon – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Yankees slugged four home runs to beat the Baltimore Orioles in the first game of their doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

This was the fourth time this season they have hit four or more homers, as they also hit four against Baltimore on April 4 and Kansas City on April 20, and against the Orioles on April 7.

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Updates On Yankees Pitchers’ Returns From Injury

(Yankees Manager Aaron Boone – Photo by Jason Schott)

On Wednesday, in his pregame comments ahead of the Yankees’ doubleheader with Baltimore, Manager Aaron Boone gave updates on the progress of top reliever Dellin Betances and starters James Paxton and Jonathan Loaisiga.

Below is a report on each pitcher and what the skipper had to say about the progress and their rehabs and what he sees going forward:

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BrooklynFans Of Books: David Cone’s “Full Count”

Full Count: The Education of a Pitcher

By David Cone and Jack Curry

Grand Central Publishing; hardcover, $28; E-book, $14.99; downloadable audiobook, $25.98 – available Tuesday, May 14

David Cone, a five-time All-Star and a five-time World Champion, is a New York baseball legend, and he tells his story in the entertaining new book, Full Count: The Education of a Pitcher.

Cone’s career spanned two memorable periods in New York baseball history – the exhilarating, never-boring Mets of the late 1980s and early 1990s, and the Yankees dynasty in the late 1990s, which won four World Championships in five seasons. He currently works as an analyst on Yankees games on the YES Network.

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Yankees Set For Hicks Return; Send Tauchman Down

The Yankees sent outfielder Mike Tauchman to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after Sunday’s game in anticipation of the return of center fielder Aaron Hicks.

The Yankees also placed RHP Jonathan Loaisiga on the 10-day I.L. (retroactive to 5/10) with a right shoulder strain, and recalled RHP Chance Adams (#35) from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Tauchman was a big reason the Yankees are where they are right now, at 24-16, just a half-game behind Tampa Bay for first place in the American League East.

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