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Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees celebrates his third inning three run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays with teammates Ichiro Suzuki #31 and Lyle Overbay #55 at Yankee Stadium on April 25, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Kuroda Settles Down, Yankees Outslug Blue Jays

The Yankees outslugged the Jays on Thursday night as the Bombers won 5-3.


Derek Jeter (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images), Pete Rose (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Hits Record? Derek Jeter’s Slim Chance To Catch Pete Rose Is Gone

It was nice to think about, but it’s a safe bet that Pete Rose will remain the all-time hits leader. Now you know what Rose meant when he said the first 3,000 were the easy ones.


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Blue Jays Error Leads To Yankees 5-3 Win In 11 Innings

Blue Jays reliever Aaron Loup made a two-run throwing error in the 11th inning and the Yankees beat Toronto 5-3 on Saturday.


Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte delivers a pitch against the Blue Jays on April 19, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Yankees Make It 8 Wins In Last 10 Games, Ride Pettitte, HRs To Win Over Jays

Andy Pettitte pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Travis Hafner homered and had two RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 on Friday night.


Baltimore Orioles v New York Yankees

Hughes, Yankees Lose 5-3 To Orioles, End Four-Game Winning Streak

The Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 5-3 Saturday and stopping New York’s four-game winning streak.


The Yankees’ Kevin Youkilis singles against the Baltimore Orioles during their game on April 12, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Take Advantage Of Brutal Error, Turn Triple Play In Win Over Orioles

The Yankees turned a triple play in the eighth inning after Adam Jones dropped Vernon Wells’ fly ball while blowing a bubble for a game-changing, three-run error, and New York beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Friday night for its fourth straight win.


Brett Gardner #11 celebrates with Kevin Youkilis #36 of the New York Yankees after Youkilis hit a two-run home run. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Sweeny: These Guys Ain’t So Bad! Yankees Bring ‘Major League’ Indians To Mind

So watching the Yankees the last few days I was suddenly reminded of the movie “Major League.” That happens nearly every time I’m in Cleveland — I mean, why wouldn’t it? — but this time it happened for another reason.


The Yankees’ Robinson Cano, middle, celebrates with Travis Hafner, right, after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning against the Indians on opening day at Progressive Field in Cleveland on April 8, 2013. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Yankees Look Like Bombers Again, Launch Shots In Victory At Cleveland

Travis Hafner tipped his cap and soaked in the applause from Indians fans who spent 10 years pulling for him. The love ended after his first at-bat.


Phil Hughes (credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Tigers Hit The Yankees Hard, Bombers Slump To 1-4 Start

The Yankees are off to a 1-4 start to begin the season after failing to the Tigers 8-4 on Saturday.


The Yankees’ Eduardo Nunez, left, tries to catch Boston’s Shane stealing on April 3, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ice Cold Yankees Whipped By Red Sox On Blustery Night In The Bronx

Back in the warmth of the clubhouse, Clay Buchholz took pride in how he chilled the Yankees’ bats. For the first time since 1999, the Boston Red Sox are 2-0. For the first time since 1935, they began the season with two wins at the Yankees.


Opening Day at Yankee Stadium (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keefe: A Blunt Depiction Of The Yankees’ Opening Day Debacle

Neil Keefe was embarrassed by the Opening Day performance from CC Sabathia and the makeshift Yankees lineup.


Kevin Youkilis (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Disaster Is At Hand For Yankees In 2013

They are still the Yankees, so expectations are high. But those expectations will quickly dissolve into disaster. Baseball in the Bronx will be memorable this year, but for all the wrong reasons.


Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

Yankees Open 2013 Season Against Division-Rival Red Sox

Fans may have needed to consult their programs when the defending AL East champions took the field against the revamped Boston Red Sox for the 111th Opening Day in franchise history Monday.


Andy Pettitte (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Pettitte Likes Yankees’ World Series Credentials

Andy Pettitte expects big things from the Yankees in 2013.


Alex Rodriguez (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez — Who Might Not Play In ’13 — Will Make More Money Than Astros

Alex Rodriguez will make more this year than all the Houston Astros combined — a lot more. And he won’t even play the first half of the season, if at all.