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NEW YORK -- One after the other, the New York Yankees teed off, a second-inning barrage blasting them past the Boston Red Sox and moving them one step closer to finally getting their needed separation from the surprising Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees tied a franchise record with four home runs in the second inning Monday, and New York left-hander CC Sabathia made sure they never had to worry about a comeback in their 10-2 win at Yankee Stadium. More important than the impressive offensive display was the fact that the Yankees' victory, coupled with the Orioles' loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, gives New York a chance to clinch the AL East title Tuesday. After blowing a 10-game lead and finding the Orioles impossible to shake for most of the season's final month, the Yankees took a one-game lead with two to play. They can wrap up the division with a win and a Baltimore loss Tuesday. New York's Robinson Cano homered, doubled and drove in three runs in the nine-run ...
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English: Joe Girardi, manager of the New York Yankees. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The New York Yankees went into to last night with a one-run lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the AL East.
The Yankees fought hard vs. a more complete Red Sox. And after 12-innings, the Bronx Bombers won, in walk-off fashion, 4-3.
And Yankee fans owe a lot of that win to the moves made by skipper Joe...
"One game at a time." It is a mantra of baseball managers, an approach that enables them to focus on the one thing that they can control -- the game in front of them -- without worrying about other concerns.
"One game at a time." The Yankees' Joe Girardi -- in a decision that was curious at best, dangerous at worst -- used precisely that rationale for extending...
The resemblance is absolutely amazing.
Willis “Buster” Gardner of Oberlin, Ohio won a Babe Ruth look-a-like contest as part of the 85th birthday celebration this week for the famous Gallagher’s steakhouse in New York City — a restaurant whose walls are lined with 700 photos of actors, politicians, business leaders and athletes — such as Ruth.
Gallagher’s opened in 1927...
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Jeffrey Maier, he's not. But on fan found himself on the wrong end of a controversial home run call at Yankee Stadium on Monday night. The strange part? That the offender appeared to be a Red Sox fan, helping out the Yankees in their own building. In the second inning of Monday's game, a man wearing a Dustin Pedroia jersey reached over the right-field wall at Yankee Stadium...
As the Yankees prepare to finish off the 2012 regular season with a home series against their rival Boston Red Sox, Derek Jeter is just 6 hits shy of tying his career season high of 219, which was set in 1999. Entering tonight ballgame sitting at 213 hits, do you think Jeter will end the season:
Just short of his career season high of 219
Tied with his career season high of 219...
David Cone may have some racial sensitivity classes in his future after a comment he made on Tuesday.
The former Cy Young Award winner and current Yankees TV analyst for YES Network referred to outfielder Ichiro Suzuki’s bat as a “chopstick” on the telecast during the Yankees-Red Sox game.
“Probably a ball, but Suzuki with the chopstick,” Cone said while watching a replay...
Yesterday, a strange thing happened. Eduardo Nunez was removed from the Yankees game and Derek Jeter moved from DH out to shortstop. This left Andy Pettitte slotted in the lineup to hit. Of course, things worked themselves out and Pettitte did not have to bat, but Nunez's exit magnified the absence of Jayson Nix. Nix had reported back to New York yesterday...
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was back in the
lineup last night, returning from a calf injury that’s sidelined him for much
of the past month. In his return, Teixeira batted fifth and went 1-3 with a
two-run home run and a walk.
Teixeira initially injured his calf at the end of August.
The strain caused the slugger to miss roughly a week and a half of action...
FOX ended regular season Major League Baseball coverage on an extremely low note over the weekend. In other news, SEC coverage suffered a decline on CBS Saturday, and the New York Yankees — of all teams — are on pace for their lowest regular season ratings in ten seasons. MLB Regular Season Ends With Terrible Overnight on FOX: The regular season finale of Major League Baseball...
The New York Yankees are down to the wire folks, they beat the Boston Red Sox last night in the second inning alone. The Yankees made it look like batting practice as they scored 9 runs in the second inning against the Red Sox, they are hanging onto the A.L. East with a one game lead and you can bet the Red Sox are going to do what they can to try to derail the men in pinstripes...
As CC Sabathia takes the mound for the Yankees on Monday night, he might be understandably licking his chops at the prospect of facing this Red Sox lineup. Without the likes of Jacoby Ellsbury or Dustin Pedroia batting for Boston, Sabathia will instead get a chance to face a Red Sox lineup that is a bit, shall we say, lacking in star power. However, there is one possible fly in Sabathia...
From The Daily Kos:
[A]ccording to his 2007 financial disclosure forms, Romney—who claims to be a Red Sox fan—was invested in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network, the broadcast arm of the New York Yankees corporate empire. As the anchor says at the end of this clip from 2007, "You never know until you look at somebody's stock portfolio what they're thinking."
Just when you think they're out, they keep reeling you back in. The Red Sox were poised to help the Orioles grab a share of the American League East with one game left to play, but let a win slip through their fingertips. Raul Ibanez homered off Andrew Bailey in the ninth inning and singled home the winning run off Andrew Miller in the 12th, capping off a wild night in the Bronx...
It's a 1-game lead with 2 games to play. The Yankees beat a dead Red Sox team last night while the Orioles lost to a Rays team that was on life support. The big joke about the Boston Red Sox these days is that they are actually the Pawtucket Red Sox. Six players in last night's Boston lineup started 2012 in triple A. Meanwhile, the Yankees had their full lineup in the game...