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New York Yankees
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BOSTON -- For Derek Jeter, it has always been about the team, with individual accomplishments something to think back on when he's done with his Hall of Fame career. But Thursday night, the New York Yankees shortstop caught Willie Mays for 10th place on baseball's all-time hit list. Willie Mays! "(To be equal with Mays) in anything, it's pretty special if you think about it," Jeter said after his RBI single, his 3,283rd hit, helped the Yankees to an important 2-0 victory over the hapless Boston Red Sox. New York remained tied with the Baltimore Orioles for first place in the American League East. "It's kind of hard to think about it now because we're trying to win games, especially this time of the year, but I'd be lying to you if I didn't think it was special." Jeter, playing one night after being removed from the game with an ankle bruise he aggravated running to first base, went 1-for-5 in the game. His bloop single (his m...
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With a single in the seventh inning in a game against the Red Sox, Yankees captain Derek Jeter tied Willie Mays on the all-time hits list with his 3,283rd career hit.
From Dan Martin:
Derek Jeter called the bone bruise in his left ankle a “non-issue” last week at Tampa Bay.
That’s more difficult to believe now since he was forced to leave last night’s 5-4 win over the Red Sox after aggravating the injury in the eighth inning.
Still, the shortstop said he would be back in the lineup tonight at Fenway Park.
“I don’t talk about...
The Yankees are already looking ahead to October. After Derek Jeter came up lame after lunging for first base, Joe Girardi made the decision to remove him from the game. Jeter reinjured a left ankle bone bruise while trying to beat out a single on Wednesday night. The Yankees will need their captain if they hope to play well into October. Jeter's had a resurgence this season...
Derek Jeter is set to serve as the designated hitter and bat leadoff in the New York Yankees' lineup for the second straight day after injuring his left ankle trying to beat out a grounder against Boston.
Manager Joe Girardi said Friday that he thinks it's an injury that the 38-year-old Jeter will have to deal with the remainder of the season.
Typical for Jeter, he refused...
Not all Yankees fans follow their team because of its many wins, the club's legendary history or, you know, the 27 world championships. Some New York fans, believe it or not, are less about the bravado of victory and more about the sentiment that goes into the game. They grew up watching the game with their grandparents, their middle name came from Babe Ruth, or the only time...
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter enters Saturday’s game against the Rays with 197 hits this season. He’s 38 years old. When he reaches 200 — and he will, barring some kind of awful slump or an extended injury absence — he’ll become only the fifth player in major-league history to accrue 200 hits in his age-38 season or later.
See who else has had 200+ hits at 38+ years old >>
The New York Yankees lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-4 in this AL East showdown. It was a battle of the lefties with CC Sabathia going for New York and David Price on the mound for Tampa Bay.
The Yankees took the early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second when with two outs Steve Pearce would single home Russell Martin. Both aces matched pitch for pitch till...
Derek Jeter said his left ankle was well enough for him to play shortstop Friday night — and told Yankees manager Joe Girardi as much. But he still found himself in the designated hitter slot for a second straight game.
After aggravating the bone bruise Wednesday, while running out a grounder in Boston, Jeter insisted the injury was "no big deal." The Captain was...
Derek Jeter limped off the field in the eighth inning of the New York Yankees' 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, jamming his already bruised left ankle while trying to run out a double play ball. Manager Joe Girardi didn't listen to Jeter's plea to stay in the game, ordering his shortstop to retreat to the clubhouse and ice his ankle. However, Girardi...
With a single in the seventh inning last night Derek Jeter moved into a tie with Willie Mays for tenth place on MLB’s all-time hit list at 3,283. The Yankees captain bettered the Say Hey Kid this evening in his third plate appearance against Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price, who surrendered Jeter’s [...]
The New York Yankeeslive to see another day in first place.
Granderson holding a hot bat.
The Bombers beat the Red Sox, 5-4 but remain tied with the Baltimore Orioles who just won’t lose as they beat the Tampa Bay Rays in walk-off fashion last night.
But hey, it wouldn’t be a 2012 Yankees win without some bumps and bruises along the way.
- Robinson Cano’s was wrist...
One of the great unanswerable questions in sports is: What if? What if Wally Pipp hadn't come out of that game, and the kid Lou Gehrig hadn't stepped in at first? What if the Red Sox hadn't taken a chance on the major league managing bust that was Terry Francona? What if the referees in Oakland on that snowy day hadn't reinterpreted their definition of "tuck...
An umpire's quick decision can be the difference between an extra base hit and an out, but sometimes the result is because he can't move fast enough. New York Yankees batter Eduardo Nunez found that out Friday night after he was robbed of a double during the fifth-inning of the Yankees-Rays game when he laced a blistering line drive into the third base ump. Third base umpire...
Phil Hughes is on the mound for the Yankees tonight in the rubber match against the Boston Red Sox. In his last outing against the Baltimore Orioles, Hughes tossed six innings, allowing three runs (2 earned) on six hits while striking out five for the win.
Derek Jeter is tonight’s designated hitter.
Left-hander Felix Doubront (10-8, 5.21 ERA) is on the mound for the Red Sox.
All Phil Hughes needed was a sacrifice fly by Andruw Jones and an RBI single by Derek Jeter as the Yankees defeated the Red Sox 2-0 at Fenway Park.Felix Doubront (pictured) took the loss. He pitched into the 7th inning, charged with both New York runs on 4 hits and 5 walks.For New York, it was their first back-to-back win in a month.