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Jeter's Hits, Rasner's Arm Key Yanks' Win

New York completes weekend sweep of struggling Seattle

(Newser) - Derek Jeter had four hits and the New York Yankees got consecutive homers from Melky Cabrera and Robinson Cano during a six-run outburst, beating the slumping Seattle Mariners 8-2 Sunday to finish a lopsided three-game sweep. Just called up from the minors, Darrell Rasner pitched six comfortable innings and the... More »

Cabrera, Tigers Lower Broom in New York

Detroit earns 1st 3-game sweep at Yankees since 1966

(Newser) - Miguel Cabrera homered, tripled and drove in three runs, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Yankees 8-4 Thursday night for their first three-game sweep in New York since 1966. Reserve infielder Ramon Santiago made the most of his first start at shortstop this season, turning in a key defensive 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 »

Abreu, Damon Power Yankees

New York survives in A-Rod's absence

(Newser) - Bobby Abreu hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, Chien-Ming Wang earned his 50th career victory and the New York Yankees did just fine without A-Rod, beating the Chicago White Sox 9-5 on Tuesday night. Abreu connected for his seventh career grand slam off Octavio Dotel with two outs... More »

Wang Throws 2-Hitter, Yanks Top Red Sox

Efficient right-hander faces two batters over the minimum

(Newser) - Chien-Ming Wang added an outstanding pitching performance to the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry—a two-hit complete game. In the teams' first meeting of the season, Wang gave up only a home run by J.D. Drew that was nearly caught and a bunt single Friday night as New York beat Boston... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Crazy Eights: White Sox Down Yanks

NY, Chicago combine for 16-run 2nd; Clemens shelled in 13-9 loss

(Newser) - The Yankees dropped a wacky one to the White Sox yesterday, losing 13-9 after both starting pitchers were forced out early. New York's Roger Clemens surrendered eight runs on nine hits in the second, and the Yanks responded by knocking out Jon Garland with eight runs of their own in... 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 »

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