New York Yankees
Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason are hosting a star-studded celebrity softball game on Wednesday night, June 3 at Yankee Stadium to show their appreciation for the NYPD.
Alex Rodriguez wishes he could personally thank every fan after hitting the homer that put him in sole possession of fourth place on the all-time list: “It’s certainly fueling the way I’m playing.”
Alex Rodriguez has passed Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list, connecting for No. 661 Thursday night an at-bat after he was robbed of the milestone drive by a leaping catch.
CC Sabathia is stuck in the longest losing streak of his career, and his offense isn’t doing a whole lot to help him snap out of it.
There is a fear around this team that they are just an injury or two away from total disaster. But they’re into the second month of the season still alone at the top of the standings.
Russell Martin homered, Mark Buehrle earned a victory over the Yankees for the first time in more than a decade and the Toronto Blue Jays beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.
After missing about six weeks with a concussion, Pirela was inserted Wednesday into the lineup for the rubber game of the Yankees’ series in Toronto.
Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer, Michael Pineda matched his career high with eight shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Tuesday night.
“You talk about wanting to keep your starters on the field. Physically, it makes it really hard,” Joe Girardi said Monday. “It’s just really difficult sometimes with the schedule.”
The Yankees have used a brilliant bullpen to climb to the top of the AL East. Things didn’t work out so well for their relievers Monday night.
Now that he’s played both sides of the Subway Series rivalry, the Mets center fielder says he sees a difference between fans of the Amazin’s and those who back his former team, the Yankees.
On Sunday, Rodriguez kept his cool when asked about the bonus and didn’t talk negatively about the Yankees’ controversial decision.
Andrew Miller had a chance to seal New York’s sweep by retiring the bottom of the Red Sox order. A pair of walks and a fielding error later, he was facing Boston slugger David Ortiz with two outs and the bases loaded.
Homer 660 was hit nearly five years after Rodriguez became the youngest player to reach 600 – on Aug. 4, 2010.
Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history with his 660th home run, breaking an 8th-inning tie with a pinch-hit shot that sent the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win.