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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 23: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics scores a sixth inning run ahead of the tag from Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 23, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Lose, Maintain First Place Lead

The Yankees had their seven-game winning streak come to an end with a 5-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics.


NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi as he leaves the game in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on September 14, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rays Nab Game From CC And Yanks

David Price earned his league-leading 18th win with another superb performance against the New York Yankees, and
the Tampa Bay Rays opened a key series against their AL East rival Friday night by taking advantage of a fading CC Sabathia and hanging on for a 6-4 victory.


BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 13:  Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the game on September 13, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hughes Dominates Sox, Yanks Stay In First Place Tie

Derek Jeter tied Willie Mays for 10th place on the career hits list, backing Phil Hughes and helping the New York
Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 2-0 Thursday night to maintain a share of the AL East lead.


BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 09: Catcher Matt Wieters #32 of the Baltimore Orioles looks on as Derek Jeter #2 (L) celebrates after driving in Ichiro Suzuki #31 (R) of the New York Yankees on a home run in the eighth inning Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 9, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Yanks Back Alone Atop AL East

The New York Yankees escaped from Camden Yards with their lead in the AL East intact, and as a bonus, slugger Curtis Granderson worked his way out of an annoying slump.


ST. PETERSBURG - SEPTEMBER 05: Infielder Steve Pearce #43 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by Nick Swisher #33 after scoring against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on September 5, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Big ‘W’ For Yanks Who Regain AL East Lead

The Yankees regained sole possession of first-place in the AL East with a 6-4 win over the Rays on Wednesday night.


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Escobar Wields Big Stick in Bronx

By HOWIE RUMBERG   AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Yunel Escobar got a much-needed break last week when he took three days off for the birth of his child. It’s made all the difference. […]


CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 24: Starting pitcher CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees pitches during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 24, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Sabathia Helps Snap Streak, Yankees Beat Indians

CC Sabathia came off the disabled list and went into the eighth inning and Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer to help the New York Yankees snap a three-game losing streak by beating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night.


NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: Jayson Nix #17 of the New York Yankees connects on an RBI single to right field scoring in teammate Casey McGehee in the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankees Stadium on August 17, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Homers Doom Sox Against Yanks

Derek Jeter stood by his locker and smiled with satisfaction. He hit his 250th home run, and it helped the New York
Yankees pick up a win. Over the Boston Red Sox.


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Yankees Trip Ends on a High Note

By TIM BOOTH    AP Sports Writer SEATTLE (AP) _ Pinch-hitter Jayson Nix lined a three-run double off Seattle reliever Shawn Kelley in the eighth inning, and the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-2 win […]


at Yankee Stadium on June 26, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Hughes Masterful Against Indians

By HOWIE RUMBERG    AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Phil Hughes bounced back from a rough outing to pitch eight scoreless innings and Alex Rodriguez hit a long home run Tuesday night, leading the […]