Los Angeles Angels
Despite the big-name signings of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson, the Los Angeles Angels haven’t distanced themselves from the 2012 Yankees.
Albert Pujols will get a huge contract, there’s no doubt. But where will the three-time NL MVP sign?
C.J. Wilson may be the most talented starter on the free agent market but the Yankees should turn to other targets if his salary demands are too high.
Dan Haren threw a complete game shutout on Saturday night as the Yankees’ bats went cold in a 6-0 defeat.
The Yankees won on Thursday. So what’s the hubbub? A ninth inning, first-pitch, three-run homer off Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, that’s what.
Russell Branyan’s three-run homer on the first pitch Rivera threw in the ninth inning was not enough to wipe out the lead, though, and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 Thursday.
Curtis Granderson hit a three-run homer off Garrett Richards before the rookie got his first major league out and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game losing streak with a 9-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
Coming off one of the best starts of his young career, Ivan Nova tries to win his seventh straight decision and help snap the Yankees’ three-game losing streak Wednesday night in the Bronx.
Mariano Rivera stood on the mound, staring at where the ball landed in the seats in right field. Not a scene the great closer or anyone else at Yankee Stadium had seen very often.
Bobby Abreu hit his second homer of the game, a two-out, two-run shot off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels then pulled a trick to trap Curtis Granderson for the final out to beat the Yankees 6-4 Tuesday night.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi insists his team will recover from one of its most painful losses of the season. That could be difficult Tuesday night with struggling A.J. Burnett set to take the mound against Dan Haren, who has never lost in the Bronx.
Evan Roberts releases his first half MLB power rankings and doles out some first half awards.
Mets outfielder Jason Bay, battling his way out of a horrendous slump, was riding a four-game hitting streak going into Sunday’s game against the Angels. In his first at-bat, he ripped a grounder down the third-base line. Foul ball. Foul ball?
The Mets lost their first series since dropping two of three to Philadelphia in late May.
Mike Pelfrey pitched his first complete game in nearly three years, Carlos Beltran hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets handed Dan Haren a rare beating Saturday night.