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2005-10-02 18:30:38

By Mike Shalin BOSTON, Massachusetts (Reuters) - The Boston Red Sox, the World Series champions, earned the American League (AL) wild card spot Sunday with a 10-1 victory over the AL East-winning New York Yankees. The Red Sox, who will open the best-of-five division series against the White Sox in Chicago Tuesday, learned they had sealed the playoff spot in the fifth inning of Sunday's game when the Indians' 3-1 loss to the White Sox in Cleveland went up on the left field...

2005-10-01 16:10:28

Please read in the first paragraph, "eighth straight American League East title" instead of "eighth straight American League title." A corrected repetition follows: BOSTON, Massachusetts (Reuters) - The New York Yankees clinched their eighth straight American League East title and their 11th consecutive playoff berth Saturday with an 8-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox. The win, coupled with Cleveland's 4-3 loss to the White Sox, gave the Yankees a one-game lead over Boston with one...

2005-10-01 15:46:52

BOSTON, Massachusetts (Reuters) - The New York Yankees clinched their eighth straight American League title and their 11th consecutive playoff berth Saturday with an 8-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox. The win, coupled with Cleveland's 4-3 loss to the White Sox, gave the Yankees a one-game lead over Boston with one game to play. Even if Boston wins the regular-season finale over the Yankees on Sunday to draw back into a tie, both teams would go to the playoffs with the Yankees...

2005-10-01 17:03:10

By Mike Shalin BOSTON, Massachusetts (Reuters) - The New York Yankees clinched their eighth straight American League (AL) East title and 11th consecutive playoff berth with an 8-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. The win, coupled with Cleveland's 4-3 defeat by the Chicago White Sox, gave the Yankees a one-game lead over Boston with one game to play. Even if Boston wins the regular-season finale against the Yankees on Sunday to draw back into a tie, both teams would go...

2005-09-30 13:17:28

BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston will deploy hundreds of police to control crowds when the Red Sox enter a showdown with the New York Yankees on Friday night, a year after police shot dead a woman in a riot when Boston beat its archrival. The Boston Globe reported that 876 officers and commanders would patrol Boston's Fenway Park at each of the three games for the American League East title, which would guarantee the winner a spot in the playoffs. Boston police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Sexton...

2005-09-30 01:32:32

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boston's David Ortiz homered to tie the game then singled in the winning run in a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on Thursday, keeping the Red Sox one game back of the New York Yankees in the AL East. The win sets up an enticing season-ending three-game series showdown for the American League East crown, the Yankees arriving in Boston on Friday with a wafer-thin lead thanks to an 8-4 decision over the Baltimore Orioles. Earlier, the Chicago...

2005-09-28 01:00:21

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Boston Red Sox split a doubleheader with the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees were pounded 17-9 by the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, leaving the bitter rivals deadlocked in the battle for the AL East title. Tim Wakefield tossed seven strong innings and David Ortiz drove in a pair of runs as the Red Sox edged the Blue Jays 3-1 in the first game of twin bill to rejoin the Yankees at the top of the division standings, but fell 7-5 to Toronto in the...

2005-09-27 23:41:55

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Boston Red Sox split a doubleheader with the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees were pounded 17-9 by the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, leaving the bitter rivals deadlocked in the battle for the AL East title. Tim Wakefield tossed seven strong innings and David Ortiz drove in a pair of runs as the Red Sox edged the Blue Jays 3-1 in the first game of twin bill to rejoin the Yankees at the top of the division standings, but fell 7-5 to Toronto in the...

2005-09-27 15:46:38

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tim Wakefield tossed seven strong innings and David Ortiz drove in a pair of runs as the Boston Red Sox edged the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday at Fenway Park, to rejoin the New York Yankees atop the American League East standings. The win also tightened up the AL wild card race, moving the Red Sox into a tie with the Cleveland Indians. The Red Sox will send Curt Schilling to the hill for the nightcap of their twin bill...

2005-09-27 04:53:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Randy Johnson tossed six scoreless innings and Jason Giambi belted a three-run homer as the New York Yankees pounded the Baltimore Orioles 11-3 at Camden Yards on Monday to take over top spot in the AL East. The Yankees took advantage of a rainout in Boston to move a half game clear of the World Series champions Red Sox, leaving the rivals on a collision course to decide the AL East title at their season ending three-game series at Fenway Park. Johnson worked...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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