Nick Swisher

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 18: Pedro Ciriaco #77 of the Boston Red Sox (C) is tagged out at home plate by Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees in the ninth inning at Yankees Stadium on August 18, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Lester Spins Gem

Nick Swisher had three hits in Saturday’s 4-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox, raising his average to .348 with four homers and 14 RBIs since manager Joe Girardi moved him up to second in the order on Aug. 8.


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 - AUGUST 13: Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees celebrates his third inning grand slam with teammates Russell Martin #55 and Derek Jeter #2 as Geovany Soto #8 of the Texas Rangers looks on at Yankee Stadium on August 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Swish Slam Propels Yanks Past Rangers

Nick Swisher hit a grand slam off Ryan Dempster and drove in five runs, Derek Lowe closed with four shutout innings
in his Yankees debut and New York beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 Monday night.


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 […]


NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 25: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees sends the ball to first for the out against the Cleveland Indians on June 25, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Pound Indians, Win 13 Of Last 16

Nick Swisher and Dewayne Wise went deep for the homer-happy Yankees, who opened a seven-game homestand against the top two teams in the AL Central with their third consecutive victory and 13th in 16 games.


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Yankees Alone at the Top

Yankees in sole possession first place in A.L East


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Yankee Fivesome Stops Braves

Shutout moves Yankees into a first place tie


at Yankee Stadium on June 5, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Yankees Slam Rays

Yankees rough up Shields in shutout win


ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 29: Mark Trumbo #44 of the Los Angeles Angels celebrates his homerun with Mike Scioscia, C.J. Wilson #33,Rob Picciolo #9 and Dan Haren #24 for a 4-1 lead over the New York Yankees during the sixth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 29, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Second Straight Loss For Yankees Vs. Angels

The Los Angeles Angels extended their longest winning streak in nearly three years to eight games with a 5-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.