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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 »

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 »

52nd Homer for A-Rod as Yanks Sweep Kansas

Rodriguez' 7th homer in 5 games shoots Yanks to 6-3 win

(Newser) - Alex Rodriguez' two-run homer in the first inning yesterday boosted the Yankees to a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals, and helped Yank ace Chien-Ming Wang collect his 18th win of the season. A-Rod, now with 52 home runs this season and a .583 batting average in the four-game... More »

Yanks Sweep Sox In The Bronx

Wang's one-hitter gives Yanks half-game lead in AL wild card race

(Newser) - Pitcher Chien-Ming Wang's one-hit outing handed the Yankees a 5-0 win over Boston last night, the final installment of a crucial three-game sweep in the Bronx. Though the Sox busted Wang's no-hitter in the seventh, the righty blanked their All-Star lineup to give New York a half-game lead over Seattle... More »

Yanks Down Orioles, 10-6

Johnny Damon saves New York from a three-game slide.

(Newser) - The Yankees snapped a three-game losing streak with a 10-6 outing against Baltimore yesterday. A struggling Johnny Damon came up big for New York, posting three hits, four runs, and one spectacular catch in left field that stymied a fourth-inning Orioles rally. Alex Rodriguez came up empty in his bid... More »

Jays Snap Yanks' Win Streak

Wang cranks out 6 solid innings before wheels come off; NY falls 7½ behind Boston

(Newser) - The Blue Jays snapped the Yankees' five-game winning streak yesterday in the Bronx, hammering ace Chien-Ming Wang in a 3-2 win. Wang, who had been masterful this season, blew a 2-0 lead by surrendering six hits in the seventh, and the Bombers' bats had no reply. More »

A-Rod Slams 30th as Yanks Bedevil Angels

Hot corner-tender surpasses Gehrig in 12-run shutout

(Newser) - Alex Rodriguez inked 4 RBIs and hammered an MLB-leading 30th home run in a 12-0 shellacking of Ervin Santana and the Angels yesterday. The blast lifts A-rod to 22nd on the all-time list, besting Lou Gehrig and giving him the most home runs by a pinstriper at the All-Star break... More »

Yankees Exit Subway Series Looking Up

Wang's sinker, A-Rod's bat give rubber game to Bombers over Mets

(Newser) - The Yankees took two out of three games against their interurban interleague rivals this weekend, capped by an 8-2 slaughter last night courtesy of sinker-server Chien-Ming Wang. Wang allowed only six hits through 8 2/3 and struck out 10, while Arod alone put up 3 RBIs—1 more than the... More »

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