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MLB Roundup: American League East

With roughly a third of the MLB season already complete, the profile of the American League East looks almost entirely different than one might expect.

06/06/2012

Phil Hughes (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Kallas Remarks: Making Hughes Steps

Phil Hughes is becoming a much better pitcher. And it’s simply because of one thing – his ability (or willingness) to throw off speed stuff (mainly his curveball) for strikes when he has two strikes on a batter.

WFAN–09/24/2010

Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia

Pitching Dooms Yankees, Rays Within Half-Game

B.J. Upton and the Tampa Bay Rays knocked around CC Sabathia, took a few lumps of their own and left the Bronx with the confidence – and schedule – that could carry them to an AL East title.

WFAN–09/23/2010

Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain (left) and shortstop Derek Jeter

Yankees Club Rays, Move Step Closer To Playoffs

Nick Swisher homered to key a five-run burst in the first inning against Big Game James and the Yankees beat Tampa Bay 8-3 on Tuesday night, opening a 2 1/2-game lead over the Rays in the AL East.

WFAN–09/21/2010

Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson

Granderson Lifts Yankees To ‘Monumental’ Win

Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees helped honor George Steinbrenner with a monumental win.

WFAN–09/20/2010

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Yankee Sleight Of Hand: Derek Deke? Jeter Cheater?

The Yankees captain, with a cameo in the Will Ferrell comedy “The Other Guys,” gave an Oscar-worthy performance by pretending to get hit by a pitch in a pennant race game Wednesday night.

WFAN–09/16/2010

Phil Hughes

Hughes Throws 2 Bad Pitches, Yankees Back In 2nd

Dan Johnson hit a pair of two-run homers Wednesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees and back into first place in the AL East.

WFAN–09/15/2010

Ivan Nova

Yankees Try To End Skid

The Yankees have experienced a run of heartbreaking losses the last few days, and the Tampa Bay Rays have moved into first place in the AL East as a result.

WFAN–09/14/2010

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Hot Topic: August 31

We close out the month of August with Craigie going on the record, saying he wants Roger Clemens to go to jail for a long, long time.

WFAN–08/31/2010

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees holds the ball he used to hit his 600th career home run. Rodriguez hit a first inning two run home run against pitcher Shaun Marcum of the Toronto Blue Jays on August 4, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s 600th: Much Ado About Nothing

If you are baseball fan, it’s hard to celebrate A-Rod’s 600th homer as an earth-shattering achievement. We will never know exactly how many home runs A-Rod hit steroid-free.

WFAN–08/05/2010

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees holds the ball he used to hit his 600th career home run. Rodriguez hit a first inning two run home run against pitcher Shaun Marcum of the Toronto Blue Jays on August 4, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod's 600th: Much Ado About Nothing

If you are baseball fan, it’s hard to celebrate A-Rod’s 600th homer as an earth-shattering achievement. We will never know exactly how many home runs A-Rod hit steroid-free.

WFAN–08/05/2010

Rays

Red-Hot Rays Oust Yankees From 1st

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon admitted checking the out-of-town scoreboard and liking what he saw.

WFAN–08/04/2010

Joe-Girardi

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.

WFAN–08/03/2010

Rays-Fan

Rays, Yankees Tied For 1st

Tampa Bay moved into a first-place tie in the AL East with the New York Yankees, who lost 8-6 to the Toronto Blue Jays.

WFAN–08/03/2010

Yankees Robinson Cao (file)

Rays’ Shields Silences Yankees

James Shields worked into the eighth inning to outpitch CC Sabathia and help Tampa Bay beat the New York Yankees 3-0 on Sunday.

WFAN–08/01/2010

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