| Nov 5, 2009
| 11:20 AM
After leading the New York Yankees to their 27th world championship Wednesday, manager Joe Girardi managed to fit in an act of kindness on his way home from the big game.
According to Westchester County Police, Girardi assisted a motorist who crashed...
| Apr 21, 2009
First, suspend the perception that any baseball short of the major-league variety is dinner theater in Dubuque compared with Broadway.
If you're willing to make that concession, you might find the constant hustle of a college team appealing. You might...
| Sep 7, 2009
| 8:11 PM
Derek Jeter got a standing ovation when he came on the field for his pregame wind sprints at the start of a very long day. He didn't give fans more to cheer about, failing to gain ground on Lou Gehrig.
Jeter went 0 for 8 with a walk and remained...
| Sep 14, 2009
- The mismatch that people most expected here over the weekend never materialized until the eighth inning Sunday, when the New York Yankees turned a close game with the Orioles into a humbling 13-3 rout.
The Orioles' chances of their first three-game...
| Oct 7, 2009
| 6:18 AM
The New York Yankees knew when they'd be playing before they knew who. Then after 12 innings of an AL Central tiebreaker, they learned it would be the Minnesota Twins.
The Yankees could have waited until one hour after that game to pick when they...
| Oct 19, 2009
The following is an in-progress account of the Angels-Yankees game as written by Houston Mitchell with the Los Angeles Times, updated every few minutes...
BOTTOM OF THE 11TH (Angels 5, Yankees 4)
David Robertson pitching. Juan Rivera batting. Rivera...
| Feb 18, 2009
A contrite and nervous Alex Rodriguez said yesterday that he injected a performance-enhancing drug repeatedly over three years of his career, again calling himself "stupid and naive" but failing to offer a further explanation for his use of a substance he...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:40 PM
AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
BOSTON RED SOX (95-67, 2nd)
MANAGER: Terry Francona (6th season)
PAYROLL: $130 million
X-FACTOR: If John Smoltz has one more comeback left in that Hall of Fame arm, he should make for quite a midseason addition.
BEST CASE: Mike...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 9:33 AM
Who do we want as the next Cubs manager, you ask? Well, Mike Quade if we want to keep the current coaching staff (which I do not); Joe Torre if we want a team of high-riced egos(been there); Tony La Russa if we want a steroided goon squad (welcome back,...
| Oct 23, 2010
Big stars, a big payroll and lots of big comebacks. It all makes for one big disappointment that the New York Yankees won't be repeating as World Series champions.
The Yankees' reign ended Friday night at the hands of the Texas Rangers. Phil Hughes got...
| May 12, 2010
| 12:25 PM
The Yankees placed relief pitcher Alfredo Aceves on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Greg Golson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Aceves left Sunday's game against the Red Sox with a stiff back after throwing a pitch.