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Small issues adding up for Yankees

A rough outing by the pitching staff was the latest of recent problems for the Bombers

Updated: May 8, 2011, 7:14 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The New York Yankees have played six games this week, in two cities, against two teams that were struggling when they arrived, and have lost four of them.

Perhaps it is of some comfort that in those four games, they found three different ways to lose, which would indicate there is not one recurring problem with this team, but a series of small ones that crop up from time to time.

In two of the games against the Detroit Tigers, it was their normally high-powered ...

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