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OAKLAND, Calif. -- Once again the Oakland Athletics saved their best for last on Sunday. Tied 4-4 in the bottom of the 12th, catcher Derek Norris singled hard off the glove of Derek Jeter. Jemile Weeks sacrificed, advancing Norris to second base. And Coco Crisp singled to right, just over the leap of second baseman Robinson Cano for the 11th walk-off win for the A's as they swept the New York Yankees 5-4. With one out in the bottom of the ninth and the A's trailing by a run, Seth Smith homered to deep center field off Yankees closer Rafael Soriano. Seth's blast tied the game at 4-4 and forced extra innings. In the 10th inning, A's reliever Grant Balfour gave up singles to Cano and Eric Chavez. With runners on first and second, he managed to strike out Derek Jeter looking to end the inning. The rare blown save cost CC Sabathia his 12th win. The portly left-hander pitched seven innings, gave up six hits and three runs,walked one, and struck out six. In ...
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The Yankees look to right the ship and salvage the opportunity for a split with Oakland today as Phil Hughes takes the mound. Dewayne Wise starts in right field as Nick Swisher rests after pulling up while running down the first base line. Swisher injured his hip flexor and claims that the injury is not serious, and shouldn’t keep him out of the lineup long term.
The New York Yankees lost perhaps the most important player to their ball club when the greatest closer in MLB history was lost with a torn ACL while shagging fly balls back in May. But what they feared most may be coming true in terms of just how long they will be without Rivera.
While the timeline was wavered, from initially looking like all of the 2012 season, to...
The New York Yankees traded two pitching prospects for an outfielder hitting below the league average in Ichiro Suzuki. Ichiro is in the final year of his contract worth $90 million, and asked to be traded. The Yankees took the bait.
This easily ranks as the biggest block buster trade of 2012, in that Ichiro has spent his entire career in Seattle and it will be hard for Mariners...
The New York Yankees made a huge splash prior to next weekend’s trade deadline acquiring the face of the Seattle Mariners franchise for over a decade in Ichiro Suzuki. In exchange for Ichiro the Yankees sent minor league pitchers DJ Mitchell and Danny Fahrquar to Seattle according to Jack Curry of the YES Network.
After making his way to the United States and signing with the...
According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the New York Yankees may be interested in trading with the Kansas City Royals to acquire Gold Glove left-fielder Alex Gordon.
We keep mentioning him as possible trade bait for the Royals, who are trying to acquire more pitching after the Jonathan Sanchez misfire. With Brett Gardner having surgery, don’t dismiss possible interest...
The Yankees aren't messing around. With Brett Gardner likely out for the remainder of the season, the Bronx Bombers appear to be in search of an outfielder, and they're "in on everybody" in advance of the July 31 trade deadline, according to SI.com. The Yankees have reportedly checked in on Justin Upton, Shane Victorino, Denard Span and presumably others. Upton...
I learned of the Ichiro Suzuki trade made by the New York Yankees from my Starbucksguy who informed me as he was making my double, tall skim latte.
Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki (51) (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
At first, I accused the poor guy of lying and actually said, “that is not even funny.”
Well that explains why he wasn’t laughing.
Honestly, I am in...
SEATTLE - The Yankees acquired right fielder Ichiro Suzuki from the Mariners in exchange for minor-league right-handed pitchers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Fahrquhar. Seattle also sent an undisclosed amount of cash to the Yankees. Ironically, the Yankees and Mariners opened a three-game series at Safeco Field on Monday, with Ichiro changing uniforms and dugouts before the game. However...
Over the weekend, Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp had a game-winning hit against the New York Yankees and his teammates decided to celebrate with some good old-fashion post game fun.While Coco was doing an interview with the folks over at Comcast Sportsnet California, Crisp received a pie to face and some Gatorade on his head.All in All, Coco didn't get it too bad:Your...
The New York Yankees, who recently came in the market for an outfielder after learning that Brett Gardner was not returning this season and that Nick Swisher’s injury was going to cause him to miss significant time, have traded two minor league prospects for Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki.
Today the Yankees begin a series with the Mariners, so whether Ichiro...
SEATTLE -- For the first time in a dozen years, Ichiro Suzuki walked into Safeco Field without walking into the home clubhouse. Traded to the New York Yankees midday Monday, Ichiro walked to the interview room where the trade was announced, then headed to the visitor's clubhouse. And he smiled. Alex Rodriguez, the Yankees third baseman who has known Ichiro for over a decade...
Ichiro Suzuki is now a YankeePhoto courtesy of deadspin.com)
Ichiro Suzuki is now with the New York Yankees. Yup, the Bronx Bombers strike again and land another sure-shot Hall of Fame player in an attempt to bring another World Series trophy to the pinstriped nation. According to Jack Curry of the Yes Network, the Yankees have acquired Ichiro Suzuki for D.J. Mitchell and Danny...
In the hopes of being able to talk about something positive, I waited until the end of yesterday's series finale in Oakland to complete this episode of the podcast. Of course, that positive news never came. The show is hopeful to some extent, as I interviewed my guest, Mike Pinto of "Mike's Entertainment and Sports Show," before the game began. Topics include Brett...