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Yankees Looking Forward To Day Off After Loss To Tigers

Yankees Looking Forward To Day Off After Loss To Tigers

NEW YORK (AP) — A loss, and then a long flight to Denver. After a tough weekend to close out a rugged stretch, the New York Yankees were actually looking forward to getting on the plane.

"It's good. A day to rest, just to relax and get it going the next day. It's been a while," outfielder Carlos Beltran said.

The Yankees finished up playing 40 games in 41 days when they were shut down by rookie Michael Fulmer and the Detroit Tigers 4-1 Sunday. They're off Monday before playing two games against Colorado at Coors Field.

New York went 23-17 during its grind, which included a one-game trip to Detroit for a rainout makeup.

Detroit took two of three,...

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