| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:04 AM
It appeared as if the Yankees and the Cubs were heading into a nail-biting, possibly extra inning game as they were dead-locked in a 4-4 tie heading into the top of the 8th.
Then Nick Swisher stepped up to the plate with two on and nobody out.
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:46 AM
The New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson and his family had dinner at Roots Handmade Pizza in Ukrainian Village Saturday.
Former Cubs and White Sox pitcher Bob Howry had lunch at Roots and dinner at Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab Saturday. ESPN's...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:06 AM
Retired Yankee favorite Tino Martinez stepped up to the plate yesterday during the 65th Old-Timers game at Yankee Stadium and was being opposed by friend and former teammate David Cone.
Martinez proceeded to smack a two run homer, the only runs of the...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 10:18 AM
There were serious discussions this past off-season as to whether the
Yankees should have acquired free-agent pitcher Zack Greinke, but many analysts said he could not handle the pressure of pitching in New York.
It turns out the experts were spot-on...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:05 PM
A change of venue and a stern post-game lecture from manager Buck Showalter about 18 hours earlier did nothing to curb the Orioles' losing ways -- or even hide the team's countless inadequacies for one night.
For the Orioles still had more unsightly play...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 10:34 PM
If this is the end for Jeremy Guthrie, if the right-hander's five seasons as an Oriole are over, at least he walked off the mound successfully.
He finally won as an Oriole at new Yankee Stadium.
Guthrie spun seven strong innings in the Orioles' 4-2...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 4:26 PM
For two innings Saturday afternoon, the Orioles saw the Chris Tillman they have been longing for: A confident, strike-throwing fast worker with zip on his fastball.
But after that, Tillman — who was officially recalled from the minors before the 8-...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 7:26 PM
NEW YORK - On a day in which the Orioles traded two of their more popular veterans for three young players, the club turned a doubleheader in Yankee Stadium over to two 23-year-old starting pitchers who are supposed to be part of the future.
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:56 AM
It does not seem too long ago when Joe Girardi and Yankee representatives were debating whether Ivan Nova was ready to be a part of New York's starting rotation or if he should be sent down to the Minors.
After recording his 13th win of the year, Nova...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 11:09 PM
What do you think -- will GM Kenny Williams get fired after this season? -- Steve M., Chicago
I think everything is under evaluation. The Sox certainly haven't received their money's worth for a payroll over $126 million, but the chairman is a very loyal...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 7:05 PM
They downplayed both the occasion and the opponent, but as the Orioles rounded the bases at a dizzying rate Friday night against the New York Yankees, the satisfaction emanating from the home dugout was palpable.
On an emotional night at Camden Yards,...