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  • Tigers beat Yankees on Avila's homer in 12th

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Torii Hunter had two nerve-wracking events in the late innings Tuesday: waiting for the X-rays on his injured left hand and waiting to see which one of his teammates would deliver the game-winning...
  • Wheeler, Mets grind out win in Washington

    The Sports Xchange By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange Wheeler, Mets grind out win in Washington WASHINGTON -- New York Mets starter Zack Wheeler didn't have his best stuff as he struggled early against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night....
  • MLB roundup: McCutchen dealing with broken rib

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: McCutchen dealing with broken rib Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen has a fractured rib and not an oblique muscle injury, but the team has yet to place him on the disabled list. The Pirates announced Tuesday...
  • Nationals pick up LHP Thornton

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: Fixes revocable Nationals pick up LHP Thornton The Washington Nationals claimed left-handed reliever Matt Thornton off revocable waivers on Tuesday from the New York Yankees and placed catcher Wilson Ramos on...
  • Good news, bad news for rotation

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The best way to describe the developments with the Yankees' injured starting rotation is cautiously good news with some bad news mixed in. First the good news and that...
  • McCarthy 4-0 with Yankees after beating Tigers

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy will be the first to admit that in the past when situations got tough, he might have thrown a hittable pitch in an attempt to back away. With the New York Yankees, McCarthy is not...
  • Heavy Cy: Yanks set to face Detroit's three aces

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Now all the Yankees have to worry about is facing the past three American League Cy Young Award winners over the next three nights. Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer,...
  • Drew changes uniforms, clubhouses and positions

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- It wasn't a long trip for Stephen Drew to join the Yankees on Monday. Acquired from the rival Red Sox in the waning minutes before the trade deadline Thursday, Drew just...
  • Yankees bolster lineup with Drew, Prado

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees As the clock expired on the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday afternoon, the Yankees made some moves to bolster their lineup, acquiring outfielder Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks and infielder...
  • Deal or no deal, Girardi is confident

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees 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....
  • Deal or no deal, Yankees' Girardi is confident

    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...