Vernon Wells

Boston Red Sox v Tampa Bay Rays

Thornton In, Wells Out

NEW YORK (AP) _ Left-hander Matt Thornton completed his $7 million, two-year contract with the New York Yankees, who cut outfielder Vernon Wells. Thornton gets $3.5 million in each of the next two seasons under […]

01/10/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 18: Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees celebrates their victory with Chris Stewart #19 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 18, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mariano Rivera; Chris Stewart

A Much Needed Win

IAN HARRISON  Associated Press   TORONTO (AP) _ Vernon Wells had a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning, Mariano Rivera earned a four-out save and the New York Yankees rallied from three runs down […]

09/18/2013

Vernon Wells, Yankees (Photo Credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Yankees Take the 4th

By HOWIE RUMBERG   AP Sports Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ Derek Jeter ended a slump with two hits and two RBIs, Alex Rodriguez reached base twice in an eight-run fourth inning and the New […]

09/02/2013

Baltimore Orioles v New York Yankees

Nova Locks Up Orioles Bats

By HOWIE RUMBERG   AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ After popping out with the bases loaded in the fifth inning, all Vernon Wells wanted was another shot to help make a winner of Ivan […]

07/05/2013

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

Orioles Take Flight Against Yankees

By DAVID GINSBURG   AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) _ Nate McLouth homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning, Chris Dickerson hit a pair of solo shots and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New […]

05/21/2013

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

Yankees Extend Orioles Dive

By DAVID GINSBURG   AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) _ Vernon Wells doubled in the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees hit four solo homers in a 6-4 victory over the […]

05/20/2013

New York Yankees v Cleveland Indians

Newcomer Helps Yankees to Twinbill Split

CLEVELAND (AP) _ Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland […]

05/13/2013

Toronto Blue Jays v New York Yankees

Overbay Lifts Yankees Over Jays

NEW YORK (AP) _ David Phelps struck out a career-high nine in four innings after relieving the injured Ivan Nova, Chris Stewart threw out two baserunners to quash potential rallies as an emergency fill-in for […]

04/26/2013

Toronto Blue Jays v New York Yankees

Yankees Have Their Way with the Jays

By HOWIE RUMBERG  AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ With Derek Jeter making his first visit to the Bronx this season, Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer and the New York Yankees used a […]

04/25/2013

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Red Sox-Yanks Ready For First Pitch

By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ When Robinson Cano runs out to his position at second base Monday at Yankee Stadium and looks to his right, Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez […]

04/01/2013

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