New York Yankees
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
Andy Pettitte, Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees are making their move in the AL playoff race _ thanks in large part to all the wins they are piling up against Toronto.
Alfonso Soriano hit a tiebreaking two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning, Ichiro Suzuki got his 4,000th hit between the major leagues and Japan, and the Yankees handed the Toronto Blue Jays their 12th straight loss in New York, 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Jayson Nix thinks it’s a whole lot easier to get good pitches to hit now that the Yankees are getting some of their stars back in the lineup.
Alex Rodriguez was hit by a fastball his first time up and then homered to start a four-run sixth inning that rallied the New York Yankees to a 9-6 win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.
By: KEN POWTAK BOSTON (AP) Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits, David Ortiz homered and John Lackey held down New York’s resurgent offense as the Boston Red Sox broke a three-game skid by beating the Yankees […]
Alfonso Soriano drove in four more runs and Andy Pettitte avoided his first-inning troubles to lead New York to a 10-3 victory over the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
Alfonso Soriano homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs, Alex Rodriguez had a two-run double, and the New York Yankees’ bats bailed out a wild CC Sabathia for a 14-7 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
Minus Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, the New York Yankees used a pair of relievers to close out the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Monday night and preserve the win for Hiroki Kuroda.
By: HOWIE RUMBERG NEW YORK (AP) After Mariano Rivera blew a third straight save for the first time in his famed career, Brett Gardner homered with two outs in the ninth inning to give […]