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Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Soriano Has Exceeded All Expectations In Yankees Return

Soriano’s mighty stick and megawatt smile have lifted the gloomy mood in the Bronx.

08/15/2013

Brett Gardner follows through on his ninth-inning game-winning home run against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on August 11, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Spark Plug Brett Gardner Deserves His Due

Out of everyday players, Gardner has been the Yankees’ MVP in an unusual season.

08/12/2013

Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees waves to the crowd after he is presented with a surfboard, a bottle of wine and a check for his foundation by Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and team president Michael Crowley. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Great Moments From First Half Of Mariano Rivera’s Farewell Tour

When visiting his long-time opponents during road trips, Rivera has been meeting with players, coaches and the individuals behind the scenes to say his goodbyes. Check out our top Mo-ments…

07/16/2013

Manny Ramirez poised to swing during his debut game on the island after joining EDA Rhinos in March, in Taiwan's southern Kaohsiung baseball stadium. (Photo credit: Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers Sign Manny Ramirez To Minor League Contract

The Texas Rangers have signed Manny Ramirez to minor league contract. He has agreed to cut his dreadlocks.

07/03/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with home plate umpire CB Bucknor after the Athletics’ John Jaso slides safely under the tag of Chris Stewart during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Agonizing At-Bat After Agonizing At-Bat Lead To Yankees’ 18-Inning Loss To A’s

Nate Freiman singled home the winning run in the 18th inning against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday for a three-game sweep.

06/14/2013

Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees waves to the crowd after he is presented with a surfboard, a bottle of wine and a check for his foundation by Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and team president Michael Crowley. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Gets Surfboard, White Wine As Retirement Gifts From A’s

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera got a surfboard and a bottle of Napa Valley white wine as retirement gifts from the Oakland Athletics.

06/13/2013

Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees pitches against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on May 5, 2013. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Athletics Edge Yankees, Oakland Takes Rubber Game Over Bombers

Andy Pettitte surrendered two home runs as the Yankees lost 5-4 on Sunday.

05/06/2013

Eduardo Nunez (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Shortstop Nunez Suffers Ribcage Injury, Set To Undergo MRI

Eduardo Nunez left Sunday’s game after four innings because of tightness in his left ribcage and was sent for an MRI.

05/05/2013

Phil Hughes (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hughes In Full Command As Yankees Top Athletics

Phil Hughes struck out nine and hurled eight scoreless innings as the Yankees beat the A’s on Saturday.

05/04/2013

CC Sabathia stands on the mound against the Athletics at Yankee Stadium on May 3, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bats Abandon Sabathia In Yankees’ Shutout Loss To Athletics

A.J. Griffin pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning Friday night and Adam Rosales homered on CC Sabathia’s first pitch, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees.

05/03/2013

(Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics’ Young, High-Potential Starting Pitching

If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.

03/13/2013

Jonny Gomes (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Coleman: Might The Mets Target Slugger Jonny Gomes If Scott Hairston Departs?

After a down year in 2011 — which was split between Cincinnati and Washington — Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A’s.

10/22/2012

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

New MLB Playoff Format Could Hurt Top Teams On The Field, In The Pocket

Regardless of where you stand on the new MLB playoff schedule, one thing is for sure: The new format could hurt the teams with the best records, both on the field and in the pocket

10/04/2012

Cincinnati Reds players celebrate the National League Central Division championship. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Evan Roberts’ MLB Power Rankings

WFAN co-host Evan Roberts provides his weekly Major League Baseball Power Rankings.

09/25/2012

CC Sabathia (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Martin’s Bomb Bails Out Soriano, Gives Yankees 6th Straight Win

Russell Martin led off the bottom of the 10th inning with a homer off Sean Doolittle, and the AL East-leading New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Friday night for their sixth straight win.

09/21/2012

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