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at Yankee Stadium on June 30, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Kuroda Stays in Pinstripes

By RONALD BLUM  AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Trying to get under baseball’s luxury tax by 2014, the New York Yankees don’t mind spending big as long as it’s on one-year deals. New […]


TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 28: Eric Chavez #12, Robinson Cano #24 and Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees celebrate a Russell Martin 3-run home run of of Jason Frasor #54 of the Toronto Blue Jays during MLB action at the Rogers Centre September 28, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Yankees Win, Stay Game Up On O’s

Russell Martin hit a three-run homer, Eric Chavez added a two-run shot and the New York Yankees maintained their
one-game lead atop the AL East by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Friday night.


Hiroku Kiroda (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Yankees Hold On To First Place Lead

Nick Swisher drew a nice cheer for his rare bunt, Eduardo Nunez energized the crowd with three steals and Russell Martin earned the biggest ovation for his home run.


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.


NEW YORK - AUGUST 31: Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the New York Yankees walks to the dugout against the Baltimore Orioles in a game at Yankee Stadium on August 31, 2012 in the Bronx Borough of New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

AL East Race Down To Two Games

Orioles rookie Miguel Gonzalez struck out a career-high nine over seven shutout innings in a masterful pitching performance and Mark Reynolds homered twice as Baltimore tightened the AL East race Friday night with a 6-1 victory over the skidding New York Yankees.


NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium on August 14, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Defeat Rangers 3-0

Two harmless singles. Four balls out of the infield. One runner who reached second base.


NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28: Dustin Pedroia #15, Jacoby Ellsbury #2, and Cody Ross #7 of the Boston Red Sox congratulate one another after defeating the New York Yankees 8-6 at Yankee Stadium on July 28, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Unlikely Hero For Sox

Pedro Ciriaco blooped an RBI single in the 10th inning for his latest big hit against the New York Yankees, and the
Boston Red Sox squeaked out a 3-2 victory Sunday night moments after manager Bobby Valentine was ejected.


SEATTLE, WA - JULY 23:  Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees looks on from the dugout prior to the game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Yanks Win First Game With Ichiro On Board

Yankees win first game with new teammate, 4-1 over Seattle, snap four-game skid.


Hiroki Kuroda (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Fast Start,Early Finish for Yankees

By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Hiroki Kuroda pitched four-hit ball, Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer in a four-run first inning and the New York Yankees completed a thorough sweep […]


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Yankees Southern Comfort

By CHARLES ODUM  AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) _ Curtis Granderson hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning and the streaking New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night to […]