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2009-08-30 16:02:02

Mark Teixeira slammed a three-run homer and Johnny Damon hit a two-run shot Sunday, powering the New York Yankees past the Chicago White Sox 8-3. Teixeira's homer to right came during a five-run rally in the seventh inning. Damon homered in the third. The Yankees are 31-11 since the all-star break. Alfredo Aceves (9-1) recorded the win, allowing two hits in three innings. Jermaine Dye belted a solo home run and Scott Podsednik and Gordon Beckham each had an RBI for the White Sox, who have...

2009-08-29 15:35:34

Sergio Mitre and Chad Gaudin combined on a one-hit shutout Saturday, leading the New York Yankees in a 10-0 rout of the Chicago White Sox. Mitre (3-1) gave up Jim Thome's double with one out in the top of the fifth before he took a line drive off the bat of A.J. Pierzynski with one out in the top of the seventh. He suffered a right arm contusion and X-rays taken at Yankee Stadium were negative. Following a game-winning three-run homer Friday, Robinson Cano had three hits and two RBI. Alex...

2009-08-28 21:54:43

Robinson Cano's late three-run homer Friday boosted the New York Yankees to a 5-2 win over the Chicago White Sox. The homer, Cano's 21st, came with two outs in the bottom of the 10th. Derek Jeter and Johnny Damon hit solo shots, while Damon and Melky Cabrera had two hits each for the Yankees, who have split their last four games. The winner was Brian Bruney (4-0). Chicago's Gordon Beckham and Alex Rios had one RBI apiece. Jayson Nix had three of the eight hits for the White Sox, who have lost...

2009-08-26 21:56:14

Jorge Posada gave New York a quick start with a three-run homer Wednesday and the Yankees rode a solid effort from Andy Pettitte to a 9-2 win over Texas. Pettitte (11-6) surrendered two runs on five hits and struck out seven in a seven-inning stint. He has not lost since July 25 and has given up two runs or fewer in five of his last six starts. Posada's homer came in the second inning and the Yankees broke things open with a five-run seventh that featured two-run singles by Derek Jeter and...

2009-08-20 00:12:47

Mariano Rivera needed just seven pitches to record his 36th save Wednesday and preserve a 3-2 win for the New York Yankees over Oakland. Chad Gaudin made his first start with the Yankees after being acquired from San Diego Aug. 6, but he did not figure in the decision. New York had a 3-2 lead going into the fifth, but Gaudin loaded the bases with one out in that inning and was removed in favor of Alfredo Aceves. Aceves (8-1) got Kurt Suzuki to ground into a double play to end the inning and...

2009-08-19 22:41:04

Doubles by Michael Cuddyer and Joe Crede to open the sixth touched off a four-run inning Wednesday and rallied the Minnesota Twins to a 5-4 victory over Texas. The Twins came back from a five-run deficit to down the Rangers Tuesday climbed out of a four-run hole Wednesday. The setback dropped the Rangers out of a share of the lead with Boston in the American League wild-card race and pushed them 6 ½ games behind the hot Los Angeles Angels for the top spot in the AL West....

2009-08-19 01:03:16

CC Sabathia struck out seven over eight innings Tuesday to lead the New York Yankees past the Oakland Athletics 7-2. Sabathia (14-7) limited the home team to two runs on five hits and one walk. He has given up just three runs in his last three starts. Jorge Posada drove in two runs for the Yankees and Derek Jeter collected three hits for the third consecutive game. A five-run sixth inning broke a 2-2 tie and put the Yankees in control. Jay Marshall (0-1) took the loss, giving up three runs on...

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2009-08-18 19:07:41

The Texas Rangers got catcher Ivan Rodriguez from the Houston Astros Tuesday in exchange for two minor leaguers. Rodriguez, 37, batted .251 with eight homers and 34 RBI in 93 games as Houston's starting catcher this year. He will be the backup catcher to Taylor Teagarden, with regular starter Jarrod Saltalamacchia sidelined with a shoulder injury. I'm going to move forward. It's a good trade, Rodriguez said. I'm looking forward to going there and to do my best to try and help them win....

2009-08-18 00:00:20

Marlon Byrd had two hits and three RBI Monday in the Texas Rangers' 8-5 victory over Minnesota. Michael Young, Kevin Richardson and Josh Hamilton had two hits each for the Rangers, who have won three straight games and five of their last six. Richardson was making his MLB debut. Texas starter Tommy Hunter (6-2) went 5 2/3 innings, allowing four runs on four hits with three walks and five strikeouts to get the win. Francisco Liriano (5-12) got the loss for Minnesota, after giving up seven runs...

2009-08-14 21:54:22

Garrett Mock worked six innings Friday, and four relievers paraded to the mound to complete a shutout, bringing Washington a 2-0 win over Cincinnati. The Nationals snapped a three-game losing streak and won for the ninth time in 12 games. Mock (2-4) won his second straight start, striking out six, walking four and allowing six hits. The bullpen gave up two hits the rest of the way, and Mike MacDougal earned his 12th save. Washington scored on home runs by Ronnie Belliard in the fifth and Wil...


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