• Michael Pineda is throwing side sessions, and David Phelps is moving closer to throwing. Both recovering right-handers are in Tampa, Fla., and it is possible that they could help the Yankees out of the bullpen in September.
• On this date in 1977, Ron Guidry pitched his third shutout of the year in a 1-0 victory over the Rangers. He faced just one batter over the minimum, permitting two hits. Graig Nettles tripled and scored on a Reggie Jackson single for the game's only run.
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