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New York Yankees

New York Yankees
Established in 1901, the New York Yankees are one of the most storied and successful franchises in Major League Baseball. The team was founded in 1901 in Baltimore, but moved to New York in 1903 where they became known as the New York Highlanders. The team officially became the New York Yankees in 1913. In all, the Yankees have won 26 championships, more than any other franchise. Countless Hall of Fame players have donned pinstripes over the years, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Established in 1901, the New York Yankees are one of the most storied and successful franchises in Major League Baseball. The team was founded in 1901 in Baltimore, but moved to New York in 1903 where they became known as the New York Highlanders. The team officially became the New York Yankees in 1913. In all, the Yankees have won 26 championships, more than any other franchise. Countless Hall of Fame players have donned pinstripes over the years, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
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  • Touring The New Yankee Stadium

    Touring The New Yankee Stadium
    It's now the House that Steinbrenner (and New York taxpayers) Built, part coliseum and part baseball cathedral. It';s Yankee Stadium 2.0, built on the everlasting foundation of Gehrig and Ruth, Dimaggio, Mantle and Maris, Jeter and Rivera. Visitors line...
  • Comfortable Canzler looking forward to next year

    Comfortable Canzler looking forward to next year
    Russ Canzler is looking forward to the offseason, minus the cold winters that always bury the Hazleton area. The 28-year-old will bow hunt, do some fly fishing on the Lehigh River, conduct a few baseball clinics and spend quality time with his 2-year-...
  • Shortstop J.J. Hardy makes Tampa Bay Rays pay in Orioles' 5-4 win Thursday

    Shortstop J.J. Hardy makes Tampa Bay Rays pay in Orioles' 5-4 win Thursday
    Despite his obvious power and previous success, Orioles infielder Chris Davis has been struggling so much this season that it has become business as usual when pitchers challenge him. So, in the Orioles’ 5-4 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays on...
  • Game roundup: Avila's hit lifts Tigers over Yanks

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: Adds Astros-Rangers; more to come Game roundup: Avila's hit lifts Tigers over Yanks DETROIT -- Alex Avila lined the first pitch he saw off the fence in right field to score pinch runner Bryan Holaday from second...
  • Orioles 5, Rays 4

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Seidel, The Sports Xchange Orioles 5, Rays 4 BALTIMORE -- J.J. Hardy blooped an RBI single to short right field in the seventh inning that gave the Baltimore Orioles a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night....
  • Orioles minor leaguer Alex Murphy to undergo left shoulder surgery

    Orioles minor leaguer Alex Murphy to undergo left shoulder surgery
    Minor league catcher Alex Murphy, who injured his left shoulder Aug. 15 while diving back to second base on a pickoff play, will undergo left shoulder surgery next week, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Thursday. Murphy, who was selected out of...
  • Alex Avila ensures Kyle Lobstein's solid start leads to victory

    DETROIT Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila stood or crouched at home plate for two crucial aspects of Thursday's game against the New York Yankees two aspects which in the long and short of it can be summed up this way: Rookie left-hander Kyle Lobstein...
  • Avila's RBI Single In 9th Lifts Tigers Past Yankees

    Avila's RBI Single In 9th Lifts Tigers Past Yankees
    Alex Avila drove a first-pitch slider off the right field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.  Avila's two-out blast off Shawn Kelley hit midway up the wall and out of the...
  • On The Fly

    Alex Avila's two-out RBI single lifted the Tigers past the Yankees, 3-2. It was a painful loss for the Yankees, who dropped two of three games to one of their prime wild card competitors. There was some good news for the Yankees after Masahiro Tanaka...
  • Avila's ninth-inning hit lifts Tigers past Yankees

    Avila's ninth-inning hit lifts Tigers past Yankees DETROIT -- Alex Avila didn't know if the ball was gone, but he had a good idea the game was over. Avila creamed a first-pitch slider off the right field wall -- just high enough that fast-...
  • Reds steal 6 bases to beat Cubs

    Reds steal 6 bases to beat Cubs CINCINNATI -- Instead of water, the Reds were the only things running in this Dylan Axelrod start for Cincinnati. The Reds stole second base six times in the first four innings and four were turned into runs during a 7-...