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American League Division Series

Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics returns to the dugout after scoring against the Detroit Tigers during Game 3 of the American League Division Series. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

A’s Put Tigers On Brink Of Elimination, Take 2-1 Series Lead In ALDS

Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith homered for the Oakland Athletics, who chased Anibal Sanchez in the fifth inning and beat the Detroit Tigers, 6-3, on Monday for a 2-1 lead in their AL Division Series.

10/07/2013

Joe Girardi (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Notes And Observations From The Winter Meetings

Brian Cashman usually stresses patience in the offseason, and that seems to be the course he’s taking again this year, even as his team has more glaring needs than normal.

12/05/2012

Derek Jeter (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Will Derek Jeter Be Ready For Opening Day? ‘I Think He’ll Find A Way,’ Says Girardi

“I think there’s a little bit of a question (if he’ll be ready for Opening Day), but I think he’ll find a way,” Girardi said on Thursday. “That’s who he is.”

11/16/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Despite Dreadful Postseason Slump, Cashman Still Believes In Curtis Granderson

“To get 43 home runs from a center fielder isn’t easy,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “And I don’t think one series erases that.”

10/23/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony On Alex Rodriguez’s Benching: ‘I Can’t Imagine That’

“I can’t imagine that,” Anthony said in regard to A-Rod’s situation. “I can’t imagine that. I just feel bad for A-Rod, man. I don’t like to see nobody go through that. It’s tough.”

10/19/2012

Phil Hughes (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Coming Off Brilliant Start, Hughes Takes Ball Against Tigers In Must-Win Game 3

“I just have to go out there and pitch, that’s all it boils down to,” Hughes said. “(I can’t) really worry about being down 0-2 or that Verlander is on the mound or that we don’t have our captain. Those sorts of things are going to be wasted energy.”

10/16/2012

Derek Jeter (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Derek Jeter’s Compensatory Injury

Jeter reportedly first experienced left ankle issues in early September, and he exacerbated the area with the foul tip in mid-September. He was also said to have injured the same ankle, in a different place, in the last game of the regular season.

10/15/2012

Yankee Stadium (Evan Roberts/WFAN) and Quintin Berry (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Quintin Berry On Yankee Stadium: ‘This Is A Very Easy Place To Play Now’

“This is a very easy place to play now,” said Tigers outfielder Quintin Berry, according to a report. “Coming from Oakland, the fans there were so rowdy. It was easier to come here.”

10/15/2012

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Amid Brutal Series, A-Rod Benched Against Orioles In Winner-Take-All Game 5

Alex Rodriguez started the Yankees’ biggest game of the year on the bench. After being pinch-hit for in Games 3 and 4 against the Baltimore Orioles, the $275 million third baseman was removed from the starting lineup for Game 5 on Friday.

10/12/2012

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Hate Against A-Rod Has Become Redundant And Adolescent

Most of us have a slice of sadism in us, so giving at least a little grin while A-Rod flops around the batter’s box like a marlin is understandable. But we’ve now reached redundancy, overkill and adolescent behavior. Let’s leave that to those more qualified.

10/12/2012

Joe Girardi (credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi’s Father Passes Away At Age 81; Manager Will Be In Dugout For Game 4

The father of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has died. The Deiters Funeral Home said that Jerry Girardi died on Saturday at age 81. He had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease since the 1990s and died in Metamora, Ill.

10/11/2012

Yankees fans/file (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Keidel: For The First Time Since 1977, I’m Ashamed To Be A Yankees Fan

I heard Yankees fans whine about Russell Martin, Joe Girardi, Ichiro Suzuki and, well, everyone but the sainted captain at shortstop. I had to roll my window down a foot in case of car (and fan) sickness.

10/11/2012

Joe Girardi (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Girardi Must Keep A-Rod On The Bench Against The O’s

Joe Girardi must finish the job. He took the first step when he put Alex Rodriguez (.083 in the series) on the bench in the ninth inning on Wednesday night and had Raul Ibanez pinch-hit for him. He must now leave him there.

10/11/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Where Does Your Loyalty Lie, Melo? Knicks Star Rooting For O’s Over Yankees

Carmelo Anthony is the undisputed leader of the Knicks, but does his sports loyalty spread across New York City? Not necessarily. The five-time NBA All-Star, who moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore when he was eight years old, is a diehard Orioles fan.

10/11/2012

Phil Hughes (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Phil Hughes Looking For Postseason Redemption In Game 4 Start Against Orioles

“It’s a great opportunity,” said Hughes. “I’ve been looking forward to this, and it’s going to be exciting. It’s going to be a good atmosphere here and something I really look forward to.”

10/11/2012

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