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2005-11-14 16:37:25

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez captured his second American League Most Valuable Player Award on Monday, edging out Boston slugger David Ortiz. Rodriguez, who had a .321 batting average, 130 RBI and league-leading 48 home runs, collected 16 first-place votes and 331 points, while Ortiz received 11 first-place votes and 307 points. Vladimir Guerrero of the Los Angeles Angels received the other first-place vote, finishing third in the balloting by...

2005-10-31 10:54:28

SALVO, North Carolina (Reuters) - Former major league player and manager Al Lopez, the oldest living member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, has died in Tampa, Florida, aged 97. Lopez died on Sunday, his son Al Jr. said. He had suffered an apparent heart attack on Friday. Lopez managed the 1954 Cleveland Indians and the 1959 Chicago White Sox to American League pennants after a 19-year major league career as a catcher. The White Sox's pennant was their first in 40 years and their last...

2005-10-28 15:58:28

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of delirious Chicago White Sox fans celebrated the team's first World Series victory in 88 years on Friday amid pledges to win another championship next year. Confetti shot from cannons and clumps of office paper cascaded down through the sunlit autumn air onto the players waving from open-air buses rolling along LaSalle Street. The crowd jammed streets along the downtown portion of the route through Chicago's famous Loop. The...

2005-10-11 00:44:31

By Dan Whitcomb ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Angels rallied to clinch the ALDS with a 5-3 Game Five victory over the New York Yankees on Monday, winning a wild contest that saw both starting pitchers gone by the third inning. The Angels battled back from a 2-0 deficit to score the go-ahead runs when two Yankees outfielders collided trying to catch a deep fly ball and then held on to take the best-of-five series by a 3-2 margin. Despite losing ace Bartolo Colon...

2005-10-10 23:22:22

By Dan Whitcomb ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Angels rallied to clinch the ALDS with a 5-3 Game Five victory over the New York Yankees on Monday, emerging victorious in a wild contest that saw both starting pitchers gone by the third inning. The Angels rallied from a 2-0 deficit to score the go-ahead runs when two Yankees outfielders collided trying to catch a deep fly ball and held on to take the best-of-five series by a 3-2 margin. Despite losing ace Bartolo...

2005-10-10 00:50:04

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sunday's do-or-die game for the Yankees was all about pitching and the Bronx Bombers survived with a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels put the Yankees on the brink of elimination with a 19-hit attack in Friday's Game Three that produced an 11-7 win for a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five playoff series. New York, known for the power hitting that produced 229 homers this season, scored their season-saving run on Sunday on a weak,...

2005-10-08 19:02:36

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - It is do or die time for the New York Yankees and manager Joe Torre says his players will help in any way possible when their rain-delayed American League Division Series with the Los Angeles Angels resumes on Sunday. Los Angeles, who thwarted the Yankees's bid to reach a fifth successive World Series by beating them in the 2002 playoffs, put New York on the brink of elimination on Friday when an 11-7 win gave the Angels a 2-1 lead in the...

2005-10-08 12:56:03

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rain has forced the postponement of Saturday's Game Four in the American League Division Series between the Los Angeles Angels and the New York Yankees. The Angels, who went 2-1 up in the best-of-five series after an 11-7 victory on Friday, must wait until Sunday for the chance to clinch a place in the American League Championship Series against the Chicago White Sox. Sunday's game at Yankee Stadium is scheduled to start at 2015 local time (0015 GMT). If the...

2005-10-06 18:13:00

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Yankees ace Randy Johnson has lost his last seven division series playoff games, but the towering lefty known as the "Big Unit" is confident he can turn it around against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday. The Yankees host the Angels for the next two games of their American League Division Series with the best-of-five showdown knotted at one game apiece. "Unfortunately my record in the division series hasn't been good," the 6ft 10ins...

2005-10-03 16:54:45

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Yankees, still smarting from their defeat by Boston in last year's American League (AL) Championship Series, begin a new playoff chase this week that could bring a rematch with the world champion Red Sox. The Yankees, who edged Boston for this year's East Division title, face West winners the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim on Tuesday in the opening game of their best-of-five AL Division Series. Wildcard Boston plays at the Central champion Chicago...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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