| Sep 12, 2014
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — First Chris Young broke up a no-hit bid and then he found himself getting mobbed at home plate.
It was just how the New York Yankees planned out their biggest win of the season.
Two innings after...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Brandon McCarthy turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to get himself back on track and lead the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
After being tagged for nine runs while dropping his previous two starts, McCarthy (6-4) yielded just...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:47 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — With the trade deadline looming, manager Joe Girardi believes his team can make a run even if it makes no moves.
"I do. I've seen this team play very well at times," Girardi said. "Our pitching has done a really good job...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The Orioles could have made a significant statement Saturday afternoon by beating the tumbling New York Yankees again and setting up a potential series sweep on national television Sunday night.
Instead, the Orioles, who lead the American League East...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:34 PM
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will miss three to four days with a mild lat strain, manager Joe Girardi said Monday.
Girardi said there are no disabled list plans for now. Teixeira has dealt with some wrist and hamstring injuries this...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:54 PM
It should have been an unqualified good day for the Angels. They needed a left-handed reliever, and they got one. Their team got a little better.
But the Angels are chasing the Oakland Athletics, the best team in baseball. The A's did not appear to need...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:57 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) New York Yankees pitcher: What appeared to be a rough start to the beginning of his career on Broadway instead turned into a quality performance from...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:57 PM
NEW YORK — The Orioles managed almost no offense Friday night. Their starting pitcher tied a career high with six walks. And yet they were close to winning.
But this is Yankee Stadium, where bad things often happen to the Orioles.
True to form...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:37 AM
If you're looking for consolation after what had to feel like the most devastating loss of the season Friday night, you might want to consider that the Orioles had no business even being in the game in the ninth inning.
They didn't get a hit until the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Less than three weeks ago, Andrew Spinnenweber struck out 13 Sherwood batters and carried Chesapeake-AA to a Class 4A state championship.
It was the best moment of his life.
Now, Spinnenweber, who will pitch at a preparatory school in New Mexico...
| Aug 23, 2014
Reliever Daniel Webb gave up the winning RBI single to Martin Prado in the ninth inning of the White Sox's 4-3 loss to the Yankees on Friday night at Yankee Stadium. Ichiro Suzuki led off the ninth with a single before Webb intentionally...