New York Yankees
The Giants beat the Cardinals to make the World Series. But baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.
Derek Jeter bid baseball adieu with an RBI single, a dugout full of hugs and a final wave to the fans on Sunday as he concluded his Hall of Fame career by helping the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 9-5.
While fans, non fans, kids and adult everywhere celebrated the legendary Yankees’ captain’s last hit at Yankee stadium, let’s take a look at the best reactions from friends of DJ, fellow athletes and other celebrates who took to Twitter to pay their RE2PECT to Number 2.
Memories of Derek Jeter: His steady hands at shortstop. The feisty at-bat to spark a rally with an opposite-field single. The multimillion dollar icon who wouldn’t hesitate to bunt.
Derek Jeter was hit on the arm by a Steve Geltz pitch in the eighth inning of a 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night, the fifth time a New York Yankees batter has been hit by a Rays pitcher in the past week.
Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to inch closer to the AL East title.
Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Melky Cabrera each hit a solo homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays erased a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 Sunday.
On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees faced off against against the ever so dominant David Price and collected 9 consecutive hits in the third inning. Every Yankee in the batting order got a hit off of David Price last night at Comerica Park.
Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
Jonathan Schoop and Adam Jones homered in a four-run eighth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-3 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep of the rain-shortened series.