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Rays finish off sweep of Yankees, push win streak to 5 games

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sean Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and drove in three runs, helping the streaking Tampa Bay Rays extend their longest winning string this year to five and handing the New York Yankees their season-worst fifth straight loss, 6-3 Wednesday. Ben Zobrist doubled twice among his three hits for the Rays, but ran into two outs. With manager Joe Maddon...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Prince homers Tigers past Yankees

Prince Fielder figured a few hits were about to come his way. Fielder connected for a go-ahead, three-run homer in the fifth inning and added a soaring, two-run shot in the seventh to lift the Detroit Tigers to an 8-3 win over the New York Yankees on Friday. He hit his first two home runs of the season before a crowd of 45,051, the most to attend an opening-day game in the 14 years...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

A-Rod’s Grandest Slams

Last night in Atlanta, Alex Rodriguez hit the 23rd grand slam of his career, typing Lou Gehrig. Even if Nick Swisher‘s two-run homer later the same inning put the Yankees on top for good and was the bigger play according to Win Probability Added (WPA), tying up the game on one swing with his team down four runs is a pretty nice feat for A-Rod, the man who still bears the stigma...
Via Fangraphs
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Rays start Citrus Series in Miami on high note

The 2012 Citrus Series suddenly has a whole different flavor today for the Tampa Bay Rays after the bite they just took out of the Big Apple. Just imagine the sour taste that would have lingered tonight against the Miami Marlins had the Rays bats not unexpectedly blossomed Thursday night in Yankee Stadium or David Price not plucked his AL-leading eighth victory in such dramatic...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

The Angels and the Rangers: An Incestuous Rivalry

After two straight AL pennants for the Texas Rangers disrupted a decade of AL West domination by the Angels, a great rivalry was ignited.  Those flames have only been fanned by the Angels making the epic move to sign Albert Pujols, a move the Rangers countered by paying big money for the right to Japanese sensation Yu Darvish, with a potential Prince Fielder signing looming.  Given...
Via Monkey with a Halo
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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