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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on May 19, 2011 at 03:26:39 AM

It was sometime after midnight when Yankee fans watching last night's game could finally take a few breaths and exhale. That was after the Yankees won what seemed to be a war of baseball attrition by scoring three in the 15th for a 4-1 win over the Orioles.

We wish we could be as calm as Bartolo Colon pitching those eight innings (and you could have made the argument for Colon pitching the ninth even with Mariano Rivera). We wish we could be as calm as Hector Noesi making his major league debut by pitching four innings and surviving four walks and four hits. We wish we could be as calm as we know Rivera will be the next time he appears. We also wish we could be as calm as Chris Dickerson after making a great catch at the wall.

Of course this isn't the first time the Yankees have played

Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Apr 13, 2011 at 06:14:51 PM

Today is April 13 and the weather is similar to yesterday, just without the rain that caused yesterday's postponement and a year ago, Hector Noesi was in the early stages of spliting the year between three different minor league levels and ending the year.

Noesi is here because Luis Ayala is not due to being on the DL with a strained lat and his promotion means only one lefty is present in the pen and that is Boone Logan, who was in that situation late last year after Damaso Marte went down. Not much is known how long that will be the case since Pedro Feliciano is not slated to return anytime soon from his elbow injury.

That means in spots that Logan is not used, Davd Robertson could face some left-handed hitters, especially if it occurs before the eighth and ninth inning.

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