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Yunel Escobar

Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves slides headfirst into third ahead of the tag. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down The Dangers Of The Headfirst Slide

Headfirst slides most commonly cause injury to the hands, head and upper body, while feet-first slides are more likely to cause traumatic injury to the lower extremities. It does seem that the headfirst method is more likely to land a player on the disabled list.

05/30/2013

CC Sabathia of the New York Yankees starts against the Tampa Bay Rays May 26, 2013 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Sabathia Slammed By Rays, Cobb Tames Yankees On Sunday

CC Sabathia surrendered seven runs in seven innings as the Yankees lost to the Rays on Sunday.

05/27/2013

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New Mets Prospect Syndergaard Apologizes For Using Gay Slur In Tweet

“I’m really sorry my first introduction to being a New York Met had to be like this,” Noah Syndergaard said Tuesday.

12/18/2012

Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees is pulled in the sixth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during MLB action at the Rogers Centre September 29, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Yankees Lose Crucial Game, AL East Lead Slips Away

The Yankees blew an important game to the Blue Jays as the Orioles are chasing for the AL East lead.

09/29/2012

Yunel Escobar (credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Blue Jays’ Escobar Suspended 3 Games For Displaying Homophobic Slur On Eye-Black

Toronto shortstop Yunel Escobar was suspended for three games Tuesday by the Blue Jays for wearing eye-black displaying a homophobic slur written in Spanish during a game last weekend.

09/18/2012

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees reacts as he walks to the dugout. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Yankees Limp Into Weekend Showdown With Surprising Orioles

No matter whose mistakes cost the Yankees in their sixth loss in nine games, they need to straighten things out: the quickly closing Baltimore Orioles are coming to the Bronx for three games starting Friday.

08/29/2012

Russell Martin

Yankees Scratch Out 5-4 Win Over Blue Jays

Eric Chavez drove in a run and broke up a potential double play that helped lead to three more, making the most of a spot start and sending the New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.

WFAN–04/30/2011