Latest Alex Rodriguez Stories

2009-09-02 22:50:44

CC Sabathia struck out nine over seven innings Wednesday and the New York Yankees broke the game open with a huge ninth inning to defeat Baltimore 10-2. New York had only a 3-2 lead going into the ninth, but sent a dozen men to the plate in that inning. Derek Jeter and Johnny Damon each reached base twice in the inning and the Yankees had seven hits, all singles. Alex Rodriguez had a two-run hit in the ninth. He went 3-for-5 in the game with four RBI and reached 2,500 hits for his career....

2009-08-23 23:02:04

Hideki Matsui hit two solo home runs and Alex Rodriguez had a two-run homer and three RBI Sunday to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-4 win over Boston. Derek Jeter and Johnny Damon scored two runs apiece for the Yankees, who won twice in the three-game series at Fenway Park and extended their AL East lead over the second-place Red Sox to 7 ½ games. CC Sabathia (15-7) started and went 6 2/3 innings for New York, allowing four runs on eight hits with no walks and eight...

2009-08-08 00:06:21

Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer with two out in the 15th inning Friday, giving the New York Yankees a dramatic 2-0 victory over Boston. The teams combined to score 19 runs Thursday -- eight of them by the Yankees in one inning -- but it took them almost six hours to produce a single run Friday. Rodriguez, who had been mired in his longest home run drought as a Yankee, came up with Derek Jeter on first and Junichi Tazawa on the mound, making his major league debut. Tazawa, called up from...

2009-07-30 13:22:03

Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz were among 104 players testing positive in 2003 for performance-enhancing drugs, The New York Times said. The information came from unnamed lawyers who spoke to the newspaper Wednesday. The 2003 survey contained a condition that the results would remain anonymous. Ramirez and Ortiz were teammates with the Boston Red Sox when the tests were done the year Boston ended an 86-year streak in which it had not won a World Series. Other players previously linked to the...

2009-07-19 16:47:55

Home runs by Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira Sunday carried the New York Yankees to a 2-1 win over Detroit and their first sweep of the Tigers in four years. Joba Chamberlain (5-2) picked up the win, allowing a run and three hits with eight strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings. The contest, which completed a three-game sweep, marked a celebration of the Yankees' 63rd Old-timers Day. The Yankees had not taken a series from the Tigers since May of 2005. Rodriguez's homer, his 572nd, moved him one...

2009-07-01 21:11:37

Alex Rodriguez put New York in front with a two-run, sixth-inning homer Wednesday and the Yankees went on to down Seattle 4-2. New York won its seventh straight game. Andy Pettitte (8-3) allowed two runs on six hits over seven innings to get the win. He walked only one and struck out five. Mariano Rivera worked a perfect ninth, recording his 20th save of the season and the 502nd of his career. Seattle lost on New York's home field for the 10th consecutive time. Johnny Damon gave New York the...

2009-07-01 00:19:34

Melky Cabrera drove in three runs and Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer in the New York Yankees' 8-5 win over the Seattle Mariners Tuesday. Cabrera doubled home the go-ahead run in a three-run eighth inning off Sean Wood (2-1) and the Yankees went on to win their sixth consecutive game. Brian Bruney (3-0) picked up the win by pitching the eighth in relief of Joba Chamberlain, who gave up three runs on nine hits in 5 1/3 innings. Chamberlain struck out four and walked three. Russell Branyan...

2009-05-25 20:00:04

Alex Rodriguez was 5-for-5 with four RBI Monday, powering the New York Yankees to an 11-1 win that ended Texas's eight-game home winning streak. Phil Hughes (3-2) allowed only three hits while striking out six and walking just one in eight scoreless innings. Rodriguez, who had two doubles, also scored twice for New York, which had a season-high 19 hits. Nick Swisher had three RBI, Robinson Cano a triple and two RBI, and Mark Teixeira two RBI and three runs. Nelson Cruz had two of the four...

2009-05-18 22:27:35

Mark Teixiera and Alex Rodriguez hit back-to-back homers in a six-run first inning Monday and the N.Y. Yankees held on for a 7-6 win over Minnesota. Teixiera added another homer later in the game and totaled four RBI, as the Yankees swept an extended series for the first time since 2006. It was the Yankees first home four-game sweep since 2005. Rodriguez homered for the third straight game. Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano, Melky Cabrera and Francisco Cervelli each had two hits in the Yankees'...

2009-05-18 19:14:53

New York Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado will have athroscopic surgery Tuesday on his right hip to remove a bone spur and repair a torn labrum. New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez was sidelined two months for a similar operation. Delgado is expected to be out for about the period. In 26 games this season, Delgado is batting .298 with 23 RBI, 15 runs and four home runs.

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