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Yanks Get Pudge From Tigers

They trade Kyle Farnsworth to Detroit for the all-star catcher

(Newser) - The New York Yankees today brought in Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez from Detroit to replace the injured Jorge Posada, the Post reports. The Yankees traded relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth to the Tigers for the 36-year-old all-star catcher. Posada had shoulder surgery today and is done for the season. 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 »

Ramirez, Beckett Help Sox Top Yankees

Manny has 2 HRs, Beckett goes 8 innings in 7-5 win

(Newser) - Manny Ramirez hit two more homers off an ineffective Mike Mussina, leading Josh Beckett and the Boston Red Sox past the perturbed New York Yankees, 7-5 in a game that nearly got testy Thursday night. With Ramirez enjoying his latest outburst against his favorite foe, Yankees reliever Kyle Farnsworth threw... More »

Pena Homers As Rays Rough Up Yanks 13-4

Backup Riggans has other big blow for Tampa Bay

(Newser) - Pinch-hitter Shawn Riggans hit a three-run double, Carlos Pena a three-run homer in a seven-run eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays roughed up Yankees youngster Ian Kennedy for six runs in a 13-4 win over New York. Yankees manager Joe Girardi missed his first game as New York's manager... More »

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