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New York Yankees
ATLANTA -- Curtis Granderson followed Brian McCann's fifth-inning two-run home with his own two-run homer in the sixth, and the Yankees held on from that point to beat the Braves 3-2, giving New York a three-game sweep. The last time the Yankees played at Turner Field -- June 23-25, 2009 -- they took two out of three from the Braves and went on to win their 27th Word Series championship. Manager Joe Girardi, speaking earlier in this series, called it the turning point of that season. Hiroki Kuroda (6-6), allowed a hit in all six innings he pitched, and loaded the bases in the second, but was undamaged until the fifth, when Martin Prado led off with a single to center and McCann drove him in with his eighth homer of the season. Tim Hudson (4-3) has been the Braves stopper this year, taking the ball five previous times after a Braves loss, winning three, losing one and earning one no decision. He was making his first start since throwing a complete game shutout against the M...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Ode to Brett Gardner.
After a perennial sluggish start, the New York Yankees have smoothed out the kinks and are playing solid baseball again.
This doesn’t mean the Yankees problems are solved but it does show fans that the Bombers can still compete at the top, which was once again somewhat in question not so long ago.
At this point in the season, no team is home free. The likelihood...
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The New York Yankees are rolling.
Winning their fifth game in a row by beating the Braves for the second night with a score of 6-4.
Skipper Joe Girardi and crew deserve the recognition here for guiding this team through all the adversity and injuries.
So now that we all know the Yankees can still win, what will GM Brian Cashman due to insure...
They were both young and full of vigor in 1996, two guys barely in their 20s and just starting careers full of promise.
Chipper Jones and Derek Jeter met on the field that year as the Atlanta Braves and New Yankees played in the World Series.
They both had the talent and tools and seemed destined for greatness, but it would have been tough for anyone to predict that they would...
General manager Frank Wren and manager Fredi Gonzalez have gotten the team into a pitching pickle that they'll spend Thursday's off day trying to sort out.
Two weeks ago, on May 29, right-hander Kris Medlen, the most versatile man in the bullpen, was sent down to Class AAA Gwinnett to get stretched out with the intention of coming back as part of the rotation. That's...
Alex Rodriguez hit his 23rd career grand slam on Tuesday night, and in doing so, tied Yankees legend Lou Gehrig for first on the all-time list.
New York Yankees 6 — Atlanta Braves 4 Alex Rodriguez begins the comeback rally in tonight’s 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves. Recently, CC Sabathia can be considered the weakest member of the starting rotation. Despite giving up 4 runs and 10 hits allowed, this outing was not a bad outing. 3 of [...]
ATLANTA (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez hit his 23rd career grand slam, matching Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig's record, and the New York Yankees scored six runs in the eighth inning to rally for a 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Nick Swisher hit a tiebreaking two-run homer off Cory Gearrin two batters after Rodriguez connected against Jonny Venters.
CC Sabathia (8-3) left...
Mike Francesa outted Steve Somers as 'disgusting' yesterday.
Mike then blasted the Mets for 'being upset' with Nick Swisher. That quickly became several people told him the Mets were upset. And...
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