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Another blown save by Mariano Rivera. A bunch of boos for Alex Rodriguez. A bevy of runners left on base.
All that, and still a win for the New York Yankees.
Rodriguez got jeered in his return home and the Yankees overcame Miguel Cabrera's crushing home run off Rivera, beating Detroit 4-3 in 10 innings Friday night and snapping the Tigers' 12-game winning streak.
"Well, I hope it jump-starts it a lot," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "We need to win series. We need to win a lot of games moving forward."
Cabrera temporarily saved the Tigers by hitting a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth off Rivera that made it 3-all. Cabrera connected while still hobbling after fouling two balls off his left shin earlier in the at-bat.
The reigning Triple Crown winner vs. the all-time saves leader made for great baseball theater, not that it was a setting Cabrera enjoyed.
"No, we want to have the lead in the ninth. You don't want to face Mariano," h...
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HOW BIG OF HIM
Mariano Rivera said that Alex Rodriguez met with each player on the team and apologized to them, saying, "It meant a lot to all of us that he came and did that."
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Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera suffered an embarrassing mishap during Thursday's game when he tripped over the bag at third base. However, it could have been much worse as Cabrera nearly twisted his ankle on the play.
It happened in the fourth inning with Cabrera on second and Victor Martinez on first with one out. Cabrera...
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New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez played in Yankee Stadium Friday night for the first time this season and received an understandably mixed reaction from the fans.
As A-Rod came to the plate, there was about a 50-50 split between fans cheering and booing. However, after A-Rod struck out in his first at-bat, he was nearly...
Amid the tumult and turmoil of the Biogenesis investigation, Alex Rodriguez insisted he just wanted to get back on the field. The baseball diamond has always been a sanctuary for the troublemaking slugger, a place where he can perform without acting, and act without trying to perform. He has taken his show to many theatres, but the ball field seems to be the one life arena in which...
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Alex Rodriguez reportedly met in secret with Victor Conte, the founder of BALCO, last season to discuss performance-enhancing drugs.
It was a weird Sunday in Yankeeland, with A-Rod drawing cheers -- not jeers -- from the Bronx faithful, Mariano Rivera looking (again) like a closer who maybe actually should be retiring, and the light-hitting Brett Gardner providing some game-winning pop to save Rivera's bacon for the second time in three days.
The day started off with Alex Rodriguez, after a day off, going...
Members of Alex Rodriguez's inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated Ryan Braun and other players in using performance-enhancing drugs, "60 Minutes" reported Friday.
Citing unidentified sources, the CBS news show said the leak occurred in February, days after the Miami New Times published documents implicating the Yankees star in the Biogenesis investigation...
Alex Rodriguez got booed in pregame introductions, booed when his picture was put up on the video board and booed again when came to bat in the first inning.
And when he struck out? Booed even more. Loudly, too.
Same thing when he fanned the next time up.
The crowd at Yankee Stadium had its say Friday night when Rodriguez played at home for the first time since last October. While...
He has next to nothing to do with the Yankees’ season being finished by the first week of August.
In fact after missing four months recovering from hip surgery and morphing into the face of the Biogenesis scandal he has looked better than expected.
Yet tonight at Yankee Stadium a frustrated Yankees fan base likely will greet Alex Rodriguez who makes his Bronx season debut with...
The last time Alex Rodriguez set foot in Yankee Stadium against the Tigers, he was benched in favor of Eric Chavez. Now, he returns nearly a year later – back at third base.
It seems as if it’s now or never for the Yankees, who are just one game above .500 coming into tonight’s game. Ivan Nova looks to continue his recent success, facing off against New Jersey native Rick Porcello...
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will make his 2013
Yankee Stadium debut Friday night, and he says he couldn't be more
In light of the Biogenesis scandal, Joe Healy feels (gasp!) sympathy for the disgraced Alex Rodriguez.
Alex Rodriguez connected for his first home run of the season on Sunday slugging a solo second-inning blast to left field off the Tigers' Justin Verlander.
For Rodriguez it was his 648th career home run and also accounted for his 1951st career RBI surpassing Stan Musial for sole possession of fifth place on baseball's all-time list.
In his next at-bat Rodriguez added an...
Yankees Win (Photo credit: L.Burchfield)
This past weekend the New York Yankees earned their first series win since the All-Star Break.
But even better was winning two of three vs. the red-hot Detroit Tigers, who came into the Bronx on a 12-0 streak and with a comfortable seven game lead in the AL Central.
The Tigers still hold the best record in the AL at 69...
The White Sox were just warming up when they rallied against Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning of his final appearance at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday night.
Not only did the South Siders tie the game against baseball’s all-time saves leader they also came back again for an improbable 6-5 victory in 12 innings over the New York Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field.