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OAKLAND -- Former A's outfielder and one-time fan favorite Nick Swisher might not be so beloved in Oakland anymore. After his ninth-inning home run Thursday cut the Athletics' lead to one and extended the New York Yankees' streak of games with three or more runs to 43 -- the second-longest stretch in the live-ball era -- the boos rained down from an announced crowd of 23,382. "I've never been booed like this in my life," Swisher said. "So, that's all I really have to say about that." Despite two hits and two RBI from Swisher, the Yankees were unable to claim their 10th consecutive victory in Oakland, as the A's held on for a 4-3 win. Oakland rookie A.J. Griffin (2-0) threw six innings of two-run ball. He allowed seven hits and no walks while striking out four. "The kid can locate the baseball and change speeds, and he works fast," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "I'm sure those guys love to play behind him.&q...
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D.J. Mitchell pitched five shutout innings for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre yesterday.
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Michael O’Connor and D.J. Mitchell split last night’s game for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, combining to shut out the Charlotte Knights 2-0. O’Connor, who started, allowed just three hits while striking out five batters in four innings. Mitchell would then enter in relief...
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Yankees infielders Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez had an adventure on the basepaths after Oakland A' left fielder Yoenis Cespedes dropped a line drive. Apparently YES broadcaster Ken Singleton is the...
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Brian Cashman's legacy trade victim was seen yesterday lounging on a steel re-enforced bench, after sprinting 11 feet." My arm feels great and I look forward to moving from tossing the beanbag to the baseball in a couple of months."Meanwhile, the certain Yankee "phenom-to-be" is concentrating on the physical aspects of the game.Glad he is one of us and not one of them.
A.J. Griffin glanced into the visiting dugout and saw Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira among others. Oakland's rookie right-hander felt some nerves all right.
Then, Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer in the first inning to give him a quick lead and Griffin shut down one of baseball's best lineups for five innings as the Athletics beat the Yankees 4-3 Thursday...
Not long ago, CC was returning, Brett Gardner was healing, Joba was throwing well, Arod was heating up, and our only problem was securing tickets for the upcoming midnight premier of "The Dark Knight Rises." We were fat, dumb and winning. The last thing anyone pondered was having to suddenly drain our farm system for a Shane Victorino or a Justin Upton, some outfielding...
ROCHESTER, NY - On June 28th, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre reliever Preston Claiborne became the second player from the New York Yankees 2010 Draft Class to pitch for the Triple-A baseball team. He joined fellow draftee and reliever Chase Whitley on the active roster.
From Kevin Kernan:The easy route would be to do nothing and hope the old guys, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones, continue to produce loud hits for the Yankees.
The Yankees, though, need to make a deal for an outfielder. Send a limo down the New Jersey Turnpike to pick up speedy Shane Victorino from the Phillies.
Victorino would put the Yankees that much closer to victory. The Athletics...
Why would anyone worry about such a thing? You'd be a fool to worry. The Yankees are too far ahead to blow the lead. And we have too many great players. There's no need to worry. None at all. And I'm not worried. Not one bit. I'm not even thinking about the fact that I'm not worried. It's not worth wasting time thinking about. So I'm not. Worried, that...
Dressed in a full-length bright yellow A's bathrobe, Josh Reddick snuck up on Brandon Hicks and planted a whipped cream pie in his teammate's face right there at his locker.
''How dare you avoid me!'' Reddick screamed.
''I sure wasn't expecting that one,'' Hicks said, grinning.
He should have been after he led off the bottom of the ninth...
The Oakland Athletics are a ½-game out in the wild-card race. They lead the American League in ERA. Yet their best pitcher, in terms of sheer performance, is at Triple A.
Doesn't quite make sense.
So, don’t be surprised if the Athletics try to figure out a way to squeeze right-hander Daniel Straily into their rotation soon.
Straily, 23, is a combined 6-6 with a 2.64...
These images show how the Colorado Rockies honored the victims of the horrific shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater that left 12 dead and injured 58 others.
There was a moment of silence before game against the Padres at Petco Park in San Diego. Rockies players wore the date “7-20” under their eyes and wore purple jerseys and black wristbands.
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