“I know in New York it’s going to be larger than life, because I think this is the first time in many years that a Jewish ballplayer will be playing for the Yankees,” Youkilis said.
Craig Gentry turned a spot start into a tiebreaking hit and the Texas Rangers avoided a four-game sweep in a matchup of AL division leaders, rallying past the New York Yankees 10-6 Thursday.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
The Texas Rangers have leaped upon the void left by the death of George Steinbrenner and are setting the standard for American League excellence.
Albert Pujols joined elite World Series company by hitting three home runs in a World Series game. Pujols equaled Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson in the Cardinals’ 16-7 Game 3 victory over the Rangers.
Looking to continue his domination of Texas, Bartolo Colon takes the mound for the Yankees as the teams continue their three-game set at Rangers Ballpark on Saturday night.
Freddy Garcia allowed two hits over six innings in his first start of the season, Mark Teixeira drove in three runs and the New York Yankees held off the Texas Rangers 5-2 on a bone-chilling Saturday in the Bronx.
To extend their first World Series, the Rangers need ace left-hander Cliff Lee to make the most of his second chance in Game 5 on Monday night in a rematch against Tim Lincecum.
Texas became the first World Series team in six years to have four errors in a game, including two by Vladimir Guerrero in right field.
No matter what he tried Wednesday, C.J. Wilson couldn’t get comfortable — and the former closer failed to close out the New York Yankees.
The Texas Rangers mobbed Cliff Lee in front of the pitcher’s mound before trotting off to the clubhouse for a celebration 50 seasons in the making.