Lance Berkman

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Keefe To The City: Yankees-Twins History Repeats Itself

A lot of people thought the Twins would finally overcome their ALDS struggles against the Yankees, but with the series shifting to Yankees Stadium for Game 3 it doesn’t seem like it’s going to be the Twins’ year.


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Schmeelk In The Stands: A Familiar Feeling

No right-minded Yankees fan should have felt good about this team heading into the playoffs. After just two games, suddenly it feels like 2009 again.


Andy Pettitte #46 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during game two of the ALDS on October 7, 2010 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Amazing Andy Does It Again; Yankees Up 2-0

Andy Pettitte and Lance Berkman, friends from their time together in Houston, helped push the defending World Series champs within a game of eliminating the frustrated Minnesota Twins.


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Keefe To The City: Yanks: What Went Wrong, Right?

Even if I was just doing some wishful thinking back in May when I turned the AL East into a two-team race, I ended up being right. But I wasn’t right about everything.


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MLB Playoff Pie: Tasty Mix Of Newcomers, Plot Lines

With all the matchups set after Game No. 162 — no tiebreakers necessary this year — baseball launches into the postseason Wednesday.


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Teixeira Out Of Lineup To Rest Toe & Thumb

First baseman Mark Teixeira is out of the New York Yankees’ starting lineup because of thumb and toe injuries.


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Orioles Go For Three-Game Road Sweep Of Yankees

For most of this year, Baltimore mustered little success against the New York Yankees. However, the last-place Orioles are in position for a rare sweep in the Bronx.


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Berkman Back, Yankees Make Callups

The New York Yankees reinstated designated hitter Lance Berkman from the 15-day disabled list and called up three players from the minors to take advantage of expanded September rosters.


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Keefe To The City: Heading In Opposite Directions

Unless you’re from Boston, it’s hard not to start thinking about the Yankees and October baseball in just over a month. And unless you’re Jerry Manuel, it’s almost impossible to not have already given up on the 2010 Mets.


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Yankees Put Berkman On DL With Sprained Ankle

Designated hitter Lance Berkman has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the New York Yankees because of a sprained right ankle.


Marcus Thames

Keefe To The City: Surviving The Dog Days Of August

The Yankees haven’t won a series since the trade deadline, which happens to be when Lance Berkman, Austin Kearns and Kerry Wood became Yankees. Coincidence?


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Teixeira Skipping Texas Trip After Birth Of Son

Mark Teixeira was not in the New York Yankees lineup Tuesday night and won’t even be in Texas for the two-game set against the AL West-leading Rangers.


CC Sabathia

Sabathia Outpitches Lackey, Yankees Beat Red Sox

CC Sabathia outpitched John Lackey, Ramiro Pena drove in two runs while subbing for injured Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees stopped their mini-slide by beating the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Saturday.



The Joe Girardi Show

From June 20 to August 1, the Yankees sat alone on top of the AL East Mountain. Now they don’t. But it didn’t have to be this way. It didn’t have to be this way if Joe Girardi didn’t want it to be.



Sliding Yanks Take On Toronto

Although the New York Yankees are on the brink of losing their AL East lead, the team will also be concerned with a pair of individual performances Monday night at Yankee Stadium.