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McCann's 3-run blast in 12th lifts Yanks over Rays in walk-off fashion

  Brain McCann hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning, rallying the New York Yankees for a second time Friday night and giving them a 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Mark Teixeira hit a tying three-run homer in the eighth against Kevin Jepsen, then had an RBI single in the 12th off Steve Geltz (1-4) just as fireworks began shooting off behind the scoreboard in right field...
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McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, Yanks beat Rays in 12

NEW YORK (AP) Brain McCann hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning, rallying the New York Yankees for a second time Friday night and giving them a 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Mark Teixeira hit a tying three-run homer in the eighth against Kevin Jepsen, then had an RBI single in the 12th off Steve Geltz (1-4) just as fireworks began shooting off behind the scoreboard in...
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McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, Yanks beat Rays in 12

NEW YORK (AP) -- Brain McCann hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning, rallying the New York Yankees for a second time Friday night and giving them a 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Mark Teixeira hit a tying three-run homer in the eighth against Kevin Jepsen, then had an RBI single in the 12th off Steve Geltz (1-4) just as fireworks began shooting off behind the scoreboard...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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The most underrated outfielder in baseball is New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner

Brett Gardner gets no respect in this league. The only respect he earns is from the fans of the New York Yankees. Gardner is coming off an amazing end of the month. He brought his average all the way up to .300 and is definitely the Yankees’ best hitter. Every time he gets on base, Gardner is a great threat to steal a base. Lately, he has shown a little pop in his bat earning quite...
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A-Rod gets 3,000th hit ball from Zack Hample, charity gets $150K donation

Friday (July 3) was a day for Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees to resolve off-field issues, apparently. Earlier in the day, A-Rod and the team settled their dispute over his $6 million bonus for hitting his 600th home run, agreeing to donate $3.5 million to charity. Later on, Rodriguez and the Yankees also reached an agreement with Zack Hample for the return of the baseball that was...
Via Bloguin Best
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A-Rod gets 3,000th hit ball from Zack Hample, charity gets $150K donation

Friday (July 3) was a day for Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees to resolve off-field issues, apparently. Earlier in the day, A-Rod and the team settled their dispute over his $6 million bonus for hitting his 600th home run, agreeing to donate $3.5 million to charity. Later on, Rodriguez and the Yankees also reached an agreement with Zack Hample for the return of the baseball that was...
Via The Outside Corner
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What a long, strange trip it's been: Getting ready for the Grateful Dead's "Fare Thee Well" tour

I know I should be writing something about the Yankees and Alex Rodriguez making a deal on his milestones (my opinion is that the Yankees got off easy) or even the Yanks paying $150K to a charity of Zack Hample's choice to get his 3,000 hit ball (my opinion is that he is even more of a self-aggrandizer than me, which is not easy to do!)But tonight is a very important night. The Grateful...
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New York Yankees: should they look to reunite with Joba Chamberlain?

Early Friday afternoon, various baseball sources reported that the Detroit Tigers gave up on 2014 free agent signing Joba Chamberlain, as they designated him for assignment. Although the Tigers looked to Chamberlain to help solidify the back end of their bullpen, he failed at doing so – hence the move. In the 2015 season, Chamberlain had an unsatisfactory 4.09 earned run average...
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Charity wins: A-Rod, Yankees settle dispute over $6 million milestone bonus

The dispute between Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees over the $6 million bonus for tying Willie Mays on MLB’s all-time home run list has been settled. Following Rodriguez’s PED scandal, the Yankees felt they weren’t obligated to pay the bonus. There was no longer any achievement or milestone to celebrate and promote since A-Rod’s achievements are now disgraced. However...
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Charity wins: A-Rod, Yankees settle dispute over $6 million milestone bonus

The dispute between Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees over the $6 million bonus for tying Willie Mays on MLB’s all-time home run list has been settled. Following Rodriguez’s PED scandal, the Yankees felt they weren’t obligated to pay the bonus. There was no longer any achievement or milestone to celebrate and promote since A-Rod’s achievements are now disgraced. However...
Via Bloguin Best
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees: whose bats will come to life first?

Both the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays come into this Fourth of July series in a tight race for the American League East. The Yankees are tied for the lead with the Baltimore Orioles but the Rays sit just one game behind both of them. However, neither team is playing their best baseball leading up to this series. The Yankees are usually a team that does not have a problem scoring...
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Carlos Beltran headed to the DL

The New York Yankees lineup took a hit today, as they learned they will be without outfielder Carlos Beltran for the foreseeable future. Beltran left the Yankees contest against the Los Angeles Angles on Tuesday with an apparent injury. He left during the fifth inning, as he aggravated a previous injury to his left rib cage. Beltran had hoped that the injury wasn’t too serious...
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A-Rod, Yankees settle dispute over home run milestone bonus

The 4th of July holiday may be just around the corner, but Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees appear hellbent on tying up a lot of loose ends related to the team’s designated hitter before the holiday weekend, as the team issued a press release indicating the parties have settled a dispute over a...Read More The post Alex Rodriguez, Yankees settle dispute over home run milestone...
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The New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez finally reach an agreement

It’s been a big day for Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees haven’t even played yet. Earlier this morning it was announced that A-Rod would finally receive the baseball that marks hit number 3,000 in his career, when the Yankees donate 150,000 dollars to charity, as well as memorabilia to the man who caught the ball. A-Rod has had a huge season thus far, collecting home...
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Carlos Beltran joins Jacoby Ellsbury on Yanks' disabled list

NEW YORK (AP) Carlos Beltran has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the New York Yankees because a strained left oblique muscle. New York made the move before Friday's homestand opener against Tampa Bay and said it was retroactive to Wednesday. The Yankees already are missing starting centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who has been slow to heal from a knee injury that has kept...
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Alex Rodriguez is finally going to receive what is rightfully his

The ball that Alex Rodriguez hit for number 3,000 is finally going to be returned to its rightful owner. Zack Hample is the man who caught his ball and is going to return the ball Rodriguez. He will receive plenty of memorabilia in return for the ball. No matter what it is a part of history and that ball has plenty of sentimental value to it. It is about time that Rodriguez received...
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A-Rod, Yanks settle dispute; team to give $3.5M to charities

NEW YORK (AP) Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees have settled their dispute over a marketing payment the team declined to give him, agreeing the club will make $3.5 million in charitable contributions. At the time Rodriguez and the Yankees signed their $275 million, 10-year contract in December 2007, they reached a separate marketing deal that called for $6 million each for up to five...
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A-Rod, Yankees settle $6 million bonus dispute over 660th homer

The New York Yankees and third baseman Alex Rodriguez have settled their dispute regarding a $6 million contract bonus for hitting career homer No. 660. Major League Baseball and the union jointly agree that the Yankees will make a total of $3.5 million donation to charities.
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Zack Hample to Return Ball to Alex Rodriguez

My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. Much like when President Gerald Ford uttered the line more than forty years ago, I’m proud to say that we, as a nation on the verge of celebrating our country’s independence, can rest easy tonight…the ball marking Alex Rodriguez’s 3000th hit will be returned. .@zack_hample, fan who retrieved Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th...
Via Hall of Very Good
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees to donate $150,000 to charity in exchange for A-Rod's 3000th hit ball

Alex Rodriguez will finally be reunited with the milestone 3000th hit ball which has been held hostage by a notorious baseball collector who finally came to terms with the New York Yankees for its release. The Yankees announced they will hold a press conference before Friday night's game against the Rays at Yankee Stadium which will feature ballhawk Zack Hample handing over the...
Via The Other Paper
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees get A-Rod's 3,000th hit ball for $150,000 donation

The long and sordid saga revolving around the ultimate fate of the ball Alex Rodriguez deposited into the outfield seats at Yankee Stadium for his 3,000th hit has finally reached a resolution. Zack Hample, a “professional ballhawk” who was uncooperative at best after procuring the baseball after A-Rod’s solo shot in the first inning on...Read More The post Yankees get A-Rod’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Alex Rodriguez gets milestone ball back with Yankees help

The saga surrounding Alex Rodriguez's ball for his 3,000th hit, which happened to be a home run, has a happy ending. Zack Hample, the fan who snagged the dinger June 21, is giving the ball to A-Rod, who is making $21 million in 2015, in exchange for the Yankees donating $150,000 to Pitch In For Baseball, a charity organization that provides new and little used baseball and softball...
Via Fox Sports
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Yankees, Zack Hample strike deal for A-Rod's 3,000th hit ball

The saga is finally over.After infamously refusing to negotiate with the New York Yankees on Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit ball, notorious ballhawk Zack Hample has finally budged.A couple weeks ago, Hample said that he would be willing to part with the ball if the team made a "sizable donation" to a charity; it seems like $150,000 was sizable enough.Hample also said that he was creating...
Via Fox Sports
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The Forgotten Ones: Why New York Yankees secondary relievers deserve high praise

Ever since 1996, the New York Yankees have been blessed with the talent they’ve had at closer. John Wetteland saved a career-high 43 games in their first World Series winning season since 1978. David Robertson performed admirably in his one season as Yankees closer in 2014. Oh yeah, and there’s that Mariano Rivera guy. You know, the five-time World Series Champion, the 13-time...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss
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