Mike Mussina

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Yanks Avoid Series Sweep; Beat Indians 6-3

(Newser) - Jason Giambi and the sluggish New York Yankees suddenly turned sluggerish. The Yankees played home run derby last night, with Giambi, Johnny Damon, Robinson Cano and Wilson Betemit connecting in a 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Mike Mussina (5-3) pitched five innings for his fourth straight win and earned... More »

Mussina Leads Yankees Past Mariners

Damon homers and doubles twice as New York wins second straight

(Newser) - Johnny Damon homered and doubled twice to help Mike Mussina win his third straight start in the New York Yankees' 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners today. One day after co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner said he was "disappointed with the way the season has gone," the Yankees (16-16) rapped... 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 »

Yanks Beat White Sox, 6-4

Mike Mussina solid for New York

(Newser) - Mike Mussina pitched seven strong innings and moved ahead of Bob Gibson on the career wins list, as the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 last night. Jorge Posada had four hits, including a career-high three doubles, and drove in two runs. Bobby Abreu hit a go-ahead... 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 »

Manny, Red Sox Outlast Rain and Yankees

Beckett bounces back to help Boston even series with New York

(Newser) - Manny Ramirez homered and added a two-run double to give the Red Sox the lead, and Josh Beckett rebounded from a bad season debut to lead Boston to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees yesterday. A day after Chien-Ming Wang pitched a two-hitter to beat Boston in the... More »

Mussina Lifts Yanks, Ties Gibson at 251

Abreu, Matsui lead New York to a series split with Tampa Bay

(Newser) - Mike Mussina tied Bob Gibson on the career wins list by pitching six sharp innings, Bobby Abreu hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Monday night. Abreu went 3-for-3 with a walk and Hideki Matsui drove in two runs for the Yankees,... 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 »

Tigers Trounce Yanks 16-0

Verlander blanks New York; Detroit hammers Mussina to take a key 3-1 series win

(Newser) - The Tigers punished the Yankees 16-0 last night in the final match-up of a crucial four-game series. Starter Justin Verlander was masterful for Detroit, blanking New York and surrendering only three hits in seven innings, while the Tigers pounced on Yankee hurler Mike Mussina for their highest run total this... More »

Tigers Trounce Yanks, 8-5

Detroit takes the first of a crucial four-game series in the Bronx

(Newser) - Carlos Guillen's first-inning grand slam off Yankee hurler Mike Mussina set the pace for Detroit's 8-5 triumph in the Bronx last night. New York, unable to muster much offense outside of a Bobby Abreu homer in the third, continued its bullpen woes: reliever Ron Villon's meltdown in the seventh all... More »

Yankees Break Even With Win Streak

Bombers take second from Arizona for 8th straight victory and winning record

(Newser) - The Yankees have found their way back to the familiar side of .500 for the first time since April, with their eighth win in a row. The Yanks climbed to 32-31 at the expense of the Arizona Diamondbacks, aided by Alex Rodriguez's league-leading 25th home run and a strong eight... More »

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