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Archive for the 'New York Yankees' Category

Mark Teixeira, Meet Lou Gehrig

by @ Sunday, May 9th, 2010. Filed under Baseball, New York Yankees, Sports

The Yankees clobbered the Red Sox 14-3 yesterday, thanks in large part to Mark Teixeira: BOSTON – Those three long balls Mark Teixeira sent over the Fenway Park fences delivered an emphatic message: His early season struggles are over. Teixeira joined Lou Gehrig as the only Yankees to hit three home runs against the Boston […]

The Yankees Visit The White House

by @ Monday, April 26th, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Baseball, New York Yankees, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Sports

The New York Yankees came to the White House today to get their photo op with the President for winning the 2009 World Series: WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama celebrated the world champion Yankees on Monday for their heroics and character – and bemoaned that his Chicago White Sox couldn’t match New York’s remarkable record […]

Yankees Turn First Triple Play In 42 Years

by @ Thursday, April 22nd, 2010. Filed under Baseball, New York Yankees, Sports

The Yankees lost this afternoon, which sucks, but they still managed to make some history: The A’s quickly put runners on first and second in the bottom of the sixth and Kurt Suzuki(notes)—who earlier hit a three-run homer—sent a sharp grounder to Rodriguez at third base. Rodriguez stepped on the bag and threw to Cano […]

Yankees Win Again, Phil Hughes Takes No-Hitter Into 8th Inning

by @ Thursday, April 22nd, 2010. Filed under Baseball, New York Yankees, Sports

Once again, the Yankees won and another pitcher came within five outs of a no-hitter: OAKLAND, Calif. — In the second start of Phil Hughes’s career, in 2007, he flirted with a no-hitter all the way into the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers before fate cruelly intervened. Instead of finishing on the mound, he […]

Last Night In Baseball: A No-Hitter, A 20 Inning Marathon, And Two Red Sox Losses

by @ Sunday, April 18th, 2010. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Sports

It was one of those nights in Major League Baseball last night. First, Ubaldo Jimenez made history by becoming the first Colorado Rockies pitcher to pitch a no-hitter: ATLANTA – Once Ubaldo Jimenez found the strike zone, the Atlanta Braves had no chance — and the Colorado Rockies had their first no-hitter. Jimenez pitched the […]

Mark Teixeira, A New York Yankee, And A Class Act

by @ Monday, April 12th, 2010. Filed under Baseball, New York Yankees, Sports

Guys like this are why I continue to love baseball: During his seven-plus years in the major leagues, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has visited numerous children’s cancer wards and spoken to hundreds of patients. But Teixeira said none of those experiences touched him as much as the encounter he had in February with 19-year-old […]

Yankees Crush Rays, Sabathia Misses A No-Hitter By Four Outs

by @ Sunday, April 11th, 2010. Filed under Baseball, New York Yankees, Sports

It was a great day to be a Yankee fan yesterday, especially since it looked like C.C. Sabathia was about it make history: ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the innings sprinted by Saturday afternoon and the Tampa Bay Rays still had not managed a hit off C. C. Sabathia, Joe Girardi’s thoughts drifted to a […]

Obama’s Wild Pitch

The President described this as “high and outside”: That’s the understatement of the year.

Today Is The Best Day In The World: Opening Day 2010

by @ Sunday, April 4th, 2010. Filed under Baseball, New York Yankees, Sports

Yankees/Red Sox Rivalry Disrupted By Bad Scheduling

by @ Saturday, April 3rd, 2010. Filed under Baseball, New York Yankees, Sports

The Yankees and Red Sox will meet at Fenway Park to begin another season of battle, but the best rivalry in baseball is going to be a lot different this year: The Yankees and the Red Sox will play each other 18 times this season. The rivalry will be renewed each game as they move […]

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