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Freak Ankle Injury May End Yankee's Career

Joba Chamberlain lost so much blood he could have died: Daily News

(Newser) - Yankees relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain is likely out for the season and possibly done with baseball after suffering a bizarre and gruesome ankle injury, reports the Daily News . He damaged his right ankle while playing with his young son and lost so much blood that his life was in danger,... More »

A-Rod's Clutch Double Sparks 7-4 Game 4 Win

Damon's heads-up play drives Phillies to brink of elimination

(Newser) - Alex Rodriguez hit a go-ahead, two-out double in the ninth inning off Brad Lidge and the Yankees beat the Phillies, 7-4, tonight in Philadelphia to claim a 3-1 lead in the World Series. Joba Chamberlain opened the door for the Phillies, yielding a homer to Pedro Feliz with two out... More »

Sox Fans Drove Joba to Drive Drunk: Report

Pitcher's DUI arrest came after taunts about Yankees' season

(Newser) - Joba Chamberlain nearly got into a fistfight with a Red Sox fan before his alleged DUI, the New York Post reports. Chamberlain began the ill-fated night by pounding a couple Grey Goose drinks at a friend’s bar, before hitting a strip club. There he encountered a heckler. “Too... More »

Say it Ain't So, Joba: Pitcher Catches DUI

Yankees' Chamberlain arrested in Nebraska on 3 charges

(Newser) - New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, speeding, and having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle. Nebraska State Patrol said Chamberlain was stopped for speeding near his hometown of Lincoln at about 1am yesterday. Chamberlain was taken to the Cornhusker... More »

Jeter Hits First Homer, Yanks Finally Beat Tigers

Rasner throws six-plus solid innings

(Newser) - Derek Jeter hit his first homer of the season, Darrell Rasner pitched six-plus strong innings and the New York Yankees ended a six-game losing streak to the Detroit Tigers with a 5-2 victory Saturday. Rasner (2-0) gave up two runs and four hits, departing after Magglio Ordonez's leadoff single in... More »

Dellucci Dents Chamberlain, Leads Indians

Cleveland rallies on three-run homer to defeat New York 5-3

(Newser) - Pinch-hitter David Dellucci stunned the New York Yankees with a go-ahead homer off Joba Chamberlain, and the Cleveland Indians rallied for a 5-3 victory Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game series. Dellucci's three-run shot with two outs in the eighth inning spoiled a strong start by Andy Pettitte. More »

Wang Leads Yankees Over Mariners, 5-1

Wang becomes league's first six-game winner

(Newser) - Chien-Ming Wang has turned into the New York Yankees' stopper. Wang became the American League's first six-game winner, ending the Yankees' three-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners last night. Wang (6-0) pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, and Kyle Farnsworth, Joba Chamberlain and Mariano... More »

Mussina Hurls Yanks Past Tribe, 5-2

39-year-old ties Hubbell with 253rd win, 41st all-time

(Newser) - Mike Mussina earned his 253rd win, tying Hall of Famer Carl Hubbell on the career list, and the New York Yankees made the most of their five hits in a 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Mussina (3-3) allowed two runs and seven hits in five innings,... More »

White Sox Beat Yankees 7-6 to Avoid Sweep

Joe Crede hits game-winning single for Chicago

(Newser) - Joe Crede hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning to hand Joba Chamberlain his first major league loss and give the White Sox a 7-6 win over the Yankees last night to avoid a three-game sweep. Bobby Jenks (1-0) got Jorge Posada to ground into an inning-ending double play... More »

It's Fenway's True Opening Day

Red Sox season doesn't really start until the first Yankees game, and vice versa

(Newser) - This century has seen a drastic reversal of the Red Sox and Yankees' fortunes, but the draw of the teams' storied rivalry is still as strong as ever. Although small-market fans across the country will express derision or disinterest at the meeting of the powerhouses, chances are they will still... More »

Wang, Matsui Lead Yanks Past Rays

Bombers get back to .500 on solid bullpen work as well

(Newser) - Chien-Ming Wang pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and Hideki Matsui hit a two-run homer, leading the New York Yankees past the pesky Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 Sunday. With manager Joe Girardi back on the bench following an illness, Joba Chamberlain and second baseman Robinson Cano got the Yankees... More »

Abreu Leads Yankees Past Blue Jays

Hughes solid in finale of pitching-dominated opening series

(Newser) - Bobby Abreu's bloop single snapped an eighth-inning tie, and the New York Yankees got a solid outing from Phil Hughes in a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night. Joba Chamberlain (1-0) worked a scoreless inning and Mariano Rivera got three outs for his second save. More »

Yanks Win Yankee Stadium Opener, One Last Time

Toronto's Halladay sharp, New York's Wang sharper in 3-2 pitchers' duel

(Newser) - In the final season-opener at historic Yankee Stadium, the Yanks nailed a record 11 consecutive home openers won by topping the Blue Jays, 3-2. It was a taut duel between aces Roy Halladay, a celebrated Yankee-killer, and sinkerballer Chien-Ming Wang. Alex Rodriguez's eighth-inning trot home on a groundout proved the... More »

George's Sons Take Over Yanks

(Newser) - George Steinbrenner’s sons, Hank and Hal, are now calling the shots for the Yankees, the New York Post reported today. King George, 77, will still be in the picture and only "an office door away," but the brothers will have final say on all day-to-day baseball decisions.... More »

Jeter Goes Long, Yankees Close in on Sox

Bombers take series, inch up in AL East with 4-3 win in Boston

(Newser) - Boston loaded the bases in the ninth, but Yankees closer Mariano Rivera held on for the save in the Yankees' 4-3 victory. Derek Jeter, who caught the final out, had made all the difference in the previous inning, smashing Curt Schilling's last pitch into the Green Monster seats for a... More »

Moose Shuts Out Jays as Yanks Take 7th Straight

Mussina returns from 'pen with 4-1 win

(Newser) - After a wretched August when three losses and a 17.69 ERA sent veteran Mike Mussina to the bullpen, the Yankees finally got to see Moose dominate again last night. Filling in for an injured Roger Clemens, Mussina kept the Blue Jays scoreless for 5 2/3 innings and paved the... More »

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