Posted May 27, 2012 on AP on Fox
Hiroki Kuroda pitched eight scoreless innings and Andruw Jones hit a solo homer that helped the New York Yankees win their season-high fifth straight game, 2-0 over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. The Yankees got off to a strong start to their nine-game road trip by sweeping the three-game series in Oakland, extending their winning streak at the Coliseum to nine games. That is tied for the second-longest winning streak ever by a road team in Oakland, trailing only Baltimore's 13-game run from 1976-79. Derek Jeter singled to lead off the game for his 3,155th career hit, breaking a tie with Hall of Famer George Brett to move into sole possession of 14th place all-time. ''He's been the backbone of this organization for a long, long time and when a guy like that passes you, I'd like to shake his hand and look him in the eye and say congratulations,'' Brett said in a statement released by the Yankees. The A's managed just four hits off Kuroda (4-6) to...

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There was at least one New York Yankees fan smiling after last night's wild 9-8 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. A man wearing a Yankees cap caught Mark Teixeira's home run ball in the left field seats at Angels Stadium while holding a baby in his arms. The man— who was surrounded by a lot of other Yankees fans holding kids— managed to catch Tex's fifth-inning blast...

Larsen to auction uniform from 1956 perfect game

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Yankees 2, A's 0

OAKLAND, Calif. - Although the Yankees didn't mash the ball around the Coliseum as they had in winning the first two games this weekend, they didn't need to this time. Hiroki Kuroda did most of the work, pitching eight innings in the Yankees' 2-0 victory over the A's on Sunday, completing the sweep. After scoring 15 runs and hitting six homers in the first two games...

Retired FDNY lieutenant sues Yankees following drunken Stadium beating, Twizzler theft

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Pitching Matchups For Yankees @ Angels

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Yankees 9, A's 2

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Mark Teixeira hit two homers and drove in five runs to pace the Yankees in another big offensive day as they beat the A's 9-2 on Saturday. Teixeira, who also homered on Friday, had four hits. Robinson Cano also homered for the second consecutive day and had three hits. The Yankees have now scored 23 runs on 32 hits, including nine homers, in the past...

Mark Jackson works the phone at Yankees-A's game

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It’s official. The Rangers have been eliminated after their 3-2 loss to the Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Blueshirts have nothing to be ashamed about. They played hard every night and put their bodies on the line. They gave the fans a great run and outstanding sports memories they will cherish forever. Despite the fact the Yankees and Randy Levine tell...

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