New York Yankees
CC Sabathia didn’t pitch this weekend in Toronto, but he still managed to see some action.
Don’t worry if things shift one way or the other in a two- or three-day span. Because all it takes is a few hours — or a New York minute — to turn the whole thing upside down again.
Carlos Beltran hit a huge home run in the eighth inning, Andrew Miller escaped a big jam in the ninth and the New York Yankees stopped Toronto’s 11-game winning streak, beating the Blue Jays 4-3 Friday night.
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Alex Rodriguez’s relationship with the Bombers has come a long way.
The two teams will meet again this weekend, but this time the Blue Jays are in first place. Toronto currently leads New York by a half-game.
In 34 games at Triple-A this season, Bird batted .301 (41-for-136) with six home runs and 23 RBIs. He also hit seven doubles and posted a .353 on-base percentage.
Since its inception back in 2009, HOPE Week has blossomed into one of the signature events of the Yankees’ season.
No panic for Hal Steinbrenner. No overt level of concern, either.
Danny Salazar pitched neatly into the eighth inning, and the Cleveland Indians dropped the New York Yankees out of first place in the AL East with a 2-1 win.
Boomer and Craig were full of energy and ready to attack their Thursday morning radio obligations, which is exactly what they did, beginning with the baseball locals.
The Yankees lost their fourth straight and had their lead over Toronto in the AL East trimmed to a half-game.
The New York Yankees’ lead atop the AL East shrank after their suddenly stagnant offense flopped during an important weekend series that pitted the highest-scoring teams in the major leagues.
A series that not only summons provincial pride, but could also determine the October fates for both teams begins on Sept. 18, when the Yankees and Mets play each other.
“You can insult,” Teixeira said. “You can’t assault. We know you are upset we lost three in a row. Keep it to insults.”