Jacoby Ellsbury homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the New York Yankees took a huge lead, then held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Sunday.
Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli made a throwing error in the 11th inning that allowed Josh Willingham to score from second base, giving the Minnesota Twins a 2-1 victory over New York on Saturday.
Brian Roberts hit three doubles and a triple, and the New York Yankees used their bullpen to hang on for a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday.
Stonington police have charged twin sisters with drunken driving in separate incidents, 24 hours apart.
Graduation was poised to be double the fun at a Long Island high school this year, as 10 sets of multiples – twins and triplets – were set to graduate in the same senior class.
Phil Hughes pitched eight poised innings in his return to New York and wound up a winner when the Minnesota Twins rallied past the Yankees.
Masahiro Tanaka shut down Joe Mauer and the other Minnesota hitters while lowering his AL-leading ERA to 2.08, and Brian McCann lined a go-ahead double in the eighth inning Saturday that sent the New York Yankees over the Twins 3-1.
Ricky Nolasco pitched six solid innings for his first win in more than a month, Oswaldo Arcia homered and threw out a runner at home plate, and the Minnesota Twins flexed some muscle in beating the New York Yankees 6-1 Friday night.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch the Twins pull an epic March Madness prank on Mike Pelfrey, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg’s lack of dancing prowess go viral and what just might be the worst answer to a sports question ever.
Chris Young hit his first homerun this spring and also singled as a split squad of New York Mets tied the Minnesota Twins 3-all Saturday.
A 48-year-old Stony Brook woman called 911 from her home on Tuesday and told the dispatcher she was about to give birth. Operator Christine Springer said the new mom stayed calm in an otherwise stressful situation.
Travis Hafner had three hits and scored twice, and Ichiro Suzuki had a two-run triple among his three hits for the Yankees, who scored 29 runs in the series.
Police said they found the body of 39-year-old Alice M. Jackson dead on her bed in her Plainfield apartment. Her 3-month-old twins were found responsive but dehydrated.
Andy Pettitte turned in another ageless performance by pitching six scoreless innings and the New York Yankees hit four home runs Monday night to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 and extend their AL East lead.
Sal Medina couldn’t believe what was unfolding before his eyes as a white livery cab came to a stop next to his newsstand on Delancey Street.