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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 »

Yankees Win 3-1, Pull Even

New York finds just enough offense against Phillies' Martinez

(Newser) - Hideki Matsui’s sixth-inning home run off old pal Pedro Martinez held up as the winning run as the New York Yankees pulled even in the World Series with a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The Yankees overcame an early 1-0 deficit on solo shots by Mark Teixeira and... More »

Angels Win in 11, Trim Yankees' Lead

Mathis' RBI double delivers 5-4 victory; New York now up 2-1

(Newser) - Jeff Mathis hit a two-out double in the 11th inning to drive home the winning run, and the Los Angeles Angels survived a second consecutive thriller for a 5-4 victory over the Yankees today, trimming New York's lead in the American League championship series to 2-1. Howie Kendrick homered, tripled... More »

Yankees, Angels Wrap Up Series Sweeps

With Dodgers in NLCS, only Philly-Colorado remains up in the air

(Newser) - The Yankees wrapped up a sweep of the Twins tonight in Minneapolis, getting homers from Jorge Posada and suddenly clutch Alex Rodriguez in a 6-1 win. They advance to face the Angels, who mounted an unlikely ninth-inning comeback this afternoon, scoring off Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon three times and... More »

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 »

Yankees Place Posada on DL for First Time

36-year-old backstop had played 137+ games for 8 seasons

(Newser) - The New York Yankees took the field Monday missing a familiar face: Jorge Posada, the club's proud catcher and one of its leaders, was in Alabama getting his injured right shoulder examined. Posada was placed on the 15-day disabled list for the first time in his career, ending a remarkable... More »

Martinez's RBI Single in 9th Lifts Indians

Cleveland wins fifth straight as Yankees falls for 3rd in a row

(Newser) - Victor Martinez's bases-loaded single scored Grady Sizemore from third with one out in the ninth inning and the Cleveland Indians won their season-high fifth straight, 4-3 over the New York Yankees. Martinez slapped a pitch from Ross Ohlendorf (0-1) into left to bring in Sizemore, who moments earlier came up... 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 »

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 »

Yankees Avoid Royals Sweep

Three go deep for New York in 6-1 win

(Newser) - Andy Pettitte picked up his first victory and Alex Rodriguez and Melky Cabrera each homered and drove in two runs, helping the New York Yankees defeat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Thursday night and avoid a series sweep. Jorge Posada also homered for the Yankees. Pettitte held the Royals to... More »

Pettitte Ponders Retirement

New York hurler declines $16M option, but will likely pitch for Yankees if at all

(Newser) - In the latest development of a tumultuous Yankees offseason, star pitcher Andy Pettitte declined his $16 million option for 2008. However, his agent stressed that Pettitte's choice was between the Yankees or retirement, saying, "If Andy decides to play, I am confident we can reach an agreement with the... More »

Red Sox Bury Yankees 10-1

Night of injuries in clash of Cy Young contenders

(Newser) - Josh Beckett's record is now a Major League Baseball-best 19-6 after pitching seven innings of one-run baseball last night to add to Boston's lead in the American League East. Fellow Cy Young hopeful Chien-Ming Wang gave up five runs to the Sox and knocked Kevin Youkilis out of the game... More »

Yanks Come Up Big, A-Rod Zeroes

All-Star slugger stalls in his quest for 500 amid record homers for club

(Newser) - After missing out on his team's record homerun rally Tuesday, Alex Rodriguez again failed to hit number 500 in last night's 8-1 win over Chicago. A-Rod, 0-21 since July 25th, came up empty as the Bombers booked a club record 13 dingers in their last two games. Last night's two... 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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