June 10, 2009 |
Josh Beckett gave up only an infield hit in six innings, and David Ortiz hit his third homer of the year to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 7-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Beckett (7-2) struck out eight and walked two before leaving with a 6-0 lead after six innings, having thrown 93 pitches.
September 27, 2009 |
CC Sabathia became the major leagues' first 19-game winner, Robinson Cano hit a home run, Johnny Damon had a two-run single and the New York Yankees closed in on the American League East title with a 3-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Sabathia (19-7) gave up one hit in seven innings to outduel Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-6) as New York cut to one the magic number for its first division title since 2006. -- associated press
August 29, 2009 |
at Detroit 6, Tampa Bay 2: Brandon Inge homered and scored twice and rookie Rick Porcello (11-8) won for the first time since Aug. 6. at New York 5, Chicago 2 (10 innings): Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning. at Baltimore 13, Cleveland 4: Rookie Matt Wieters had three hits and a career-high four RBIs, and Nick Markakis and Felix Pie homered. at Minnesota 3, Texas 2: Rookie Brian Duensing struck out eight in seven innings and the Twins won for the eighth time in their last 10 games.
July 6, 2013 |
"He had his inner Batman out today. " - Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, after the no-hitter thrown Tuesday by teammate Homer Bailey, on the pitcher's resemblance to "Batman" actor Christian Bale. "I don't know. Because I'm supposed to do something. " - Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson on why he changed the batting order of a team that has scored fewer runs than any National League team except the Miami Marlins. "Scott Boras, you over baby/Robinson Cano, you coming with me. " - Lyric from "Crown," a new song by rapper and fledgling agent Jay-Z, who indeed swiped Cano, arguably the best player eligible for free agency this fall, from agent Boras.
September 9, 2013 |
There's another Cuban baseball star available, and guess who is supposed to be the front-runner to sign him? He is infielder Alexander Guerrero, and if that name sounds vaguely familiar it's because there were premature reports back in July that the Dodgers had signed him to seven-year, $32-million deal. Guerrero had reportedly defected from Cuba to the Dominican Republic, but the immediate problem was he had not been cleared by the United States Office of Foreign Assets Control.
April 30, 2008 |
NEW YORK -- Gary Sheffield and Curtis Granderson homered in the third inning Tuesday night to help the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the New York Yankees. Magglio Ordonez got Detroit going with a two-run single off struggling right-hander Phil Hughes (0-4). The Tigers (12-15) won for the sixth time in eight games as they try to recover from an 0-7 start. Granderson also doubled, walked twice and scored three times from the leadoff spot, and No.
July 23, 2008 |
NEW YORK -- Bobby Abreu hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning and drove in three runs, leading the surging New York Yankees past the Minnesota Twins, 8-2, on Tuesday night, their ninth consecutive victory at home. Derek Jeter had a two-run double and Robinson Cano continued his typical second-half tear with two RBI singles, his fifth straight multihit game since the All-Star break.