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  • Teixeira hurts pinkie as Yankees trump Tigers 5-1

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Mark Teixeira knew he was safe on a close play at the plate. Then he saw what his left pinkie finger looked like, and the first baseman, along with the rest of the New York Yankees, feared the worst....
  • Shane Greene Shuts Down Powerful Tigers, Yanks Win, 1-0

    NEW YORK — Shane Greene pitched eight-plus outstanding innings to lead the Yankees to a 1-0 victory in the finale of a four-game series with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon. Greene (3-1) continued an impressive run of starting pitching by...
  • Shane Greene Shuts Down Tigers In 1-0 Yankees Win

    Shane Greene Shuts Down Tigers In 1-0 Yankees Win
    NEW YORK -- Starting pitching was expected to dominate this week at Yankee Stadium by at least one team. That team was the New York Yankees, whose patchwork rotation dominated despite having four opening day starters on the disabled list. Shane Greene...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Abreu credits Konerko, Dunn with his development at first base

    Abreu credits Konerko, Dunn with his development at first base
    The passing of the torch — or in this case the first baseman's mitt — has been less symbolic and more in-your-face conspicuous when it comes to Paul Konerko's impending retirement and Jose Abreu's spectacular debut at first base for the...
  • Tigers down Royals to open big AL Central series

    DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set. Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Major League Baseball rankings
    Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. MILWAUKEE: Brewers haven’t won 17 of first 23 games since 1987. They also lead MLB with 15 sacrifice bunts. (1) 2....
  • Angels power up win with Albert Pujols' 497th homer

    DETROIT -- An offensive barrage that featured a pair of two-run home runs from Howie Kendrick and a three-run shot from Albert Pujols — career homer No. 497 — was impressive and, it turns out, necessary for the Angels, who made things far...
  • Angels go on another extra-base binge to beat Tigers, 11-6

    Angels go on another extra-base binge to beat Tigers, 11-6
    Angels 11, Detroit Tigers 6 AT THE PLATE: Ian Stewart, a late addition to the lineup when third baseman David Freese was scratched because of right quadriceps tightness, came within a home run of the cycle, hitting a run-scoring triple in the second...
  • Angels miss their chances in 5-2 loss to Tigers

    Tigers 5, Angels 2 KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two outs in the top of the fourth inning, right-hander Max Scherzer struck out Erick Aybar swinging to end the inning and preserve a 3-1 lead. A hit by the Angels shortstop in that...