The surprising Kansas City Royals and unflappable Baltimore Orioles are extremely similar with one significant exception: the fashion in which they score runs.
When Jeter announced he would retire at the end of the season, I began asking those around the game for their favorite stories. Here is what they told me.
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.
Carton took issue with the Baltimore outfielder’s tactics. “You didn’t play (with) the Orioles,” he said. “You took the Dodgers!”
“Am I (supposed) to go home and say I faced Tanaka tonight? Just go throw a party that I faced Tanaka? It’s another pitcher. Another pitcher in the rotation. Nothing special to me.”
“We don’t know if they come on the field with … They can come give us either gummy bears or a shot in the a–. We don’t know that … It’s not funny.”
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Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was so upset with David Nelson on Sunday that he threatened to “come and get” the receiver at his home, according to the Daily News.
A rib injury did not stop center Nick Mangold for being active for the Jets on Sunday.
Jones hit a two-run homer off Rivera in the ninth as the O’s beat the Yankees 2-1, ending New York’s longest winning streak of the season.
The Mets’ star was locked in again. Wright drove in five runs, the last three with a bases-loaded double in the eighth. That prompted chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” from the crowd of 32,872.
Running out of outs, Adam Jones and the United States suddenly broke loose and saved themselves from a humbling loss. Now, thanks to a fast finish, they’re heading to Miami for the next round of the World Baseball Classic.
Paul Dottino says Giants fans should forget everything they’ve heard about a second-half swoon.
Tom Coughlin knows it. His players know it. The Giants have built a 6-3 record and own a two-game lead in the NFC East without having consistently played championship-caliber football.
The Yankees’ hopes of a late comeback was ended by a controversial call at first base. New York and Baltimore are now tied atop the AL East.