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2005-09-25 19:08:31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon homered and the Boston Red Sox scored five runs in the first inning to beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 in American League play Sunday at Camden Yards. Cheered on by thousands of Red Sox fans who made the trip to Baltimore, Boston kept pace with the New York Yankees in the AL East standings with the win. The Red Sox and Yankees are tied for first with seven games left, but the Red Sox play all their games at home and the Yankees play...

2005-09-25 03:33:47

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shea Hillenbrand and Eric Hinske both drove in a pair of runs as the Toronto Blue Jays cooled off the streaking New York Yankees with a 7-4 win in American League play Saturday at Yankee Stadium. The loss was just the second in the last 13 games for the Yankees and ended a five-game winning streak, as New York slipped back into a tie for first place in the AL East with the Boston Red Sox, who won at Baltimore. Yankees hard-luck starter Jaret Wright was hit by a...

2005-09-25 03:28:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shea Hillenbrand and Eric Hinske both drove in a pair of runs as the Toronto Blue Jays cooled off the streaking New York Yankees with a 7-4 win in American League play Saturday at Yankee Stadium. The loss was just the second in the last 13 games for the Yankees and ended a five-game winning streak, as New York slipped back into a tie for first place in the AL East with the Boston Red Sox, who won at Baltimore. Yankees hard-luck starter Jaret Wright was hit by a...

2005-09-24 00:05:55

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano hit back-to-back home runs to lead off the game, propelling the streaking New York Yankees to a 5-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in American League play at Yankee Stadium on Friday. Shawn Chacon allowed just three hits over eight shutout innings for the Yankees, who won their fifth straight game and for the 11th time in their last 12 outings. "Every game is huge for us," Chacon said. "Whether it's a 5-0 win or a 7-6 win, I don't...

2005-09-18 18:53:20

TORONTO (Reuters) - Vernon Wells drove in a pair of runs and scored twice as the Toronto Blue Jays cooled off the red-hot New York Yankees with a 6-5 win on Sunday. The Yankees saw their six-game winning streak halted at the Rogers Center as they slipped 1-1/2 games behind the Cleveland Indians in the American League wild card race. The Yankees did not give up any ground to the Boston Red Sox, who lost to the Oakland Athletics, but remain 1-1/2 games back of the World Series...

2005-09-17 22:22:44

By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - Shawn Chacon pitched eight shutout innings and Bernie Williams drove in a lone run as the New York Yankees slipped past the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday to their sixth straight win. The victory by the surging Yankees adds to the pressure on the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians. New York remains 1 games back from the American League East leaders and a half-game behind the Indians in the AL wild card race. While it was the second one-run...

2005-09-17 01:24:34

By Roger Lajoie TORONTO (Reuters) - Robinson Cano hit a pair of home runs and had five RBIs as the New York Yankees overcame the ejection of Randy Johnson to edge the Toronto Blue Jays 11-10 in a wild American League game Friday night at the Rogers Center. Johnson was ejected in the bottom of the second inning for arguing balls and strikes in his shortest start in more than a decade, and the Yankees later almost blew an 11-3 lead but hung on to stay game behind the Cleveland Indians...

2005-09-16 23:57:10

By Roger Lajoie TORONTO (Reuters) - Robinson Cano hit a pair of home runs and had five RBIs as the New York Yankees overcame the ejection of Randy Johnson to edge the Toronto Blue Jays 11-10 in a wild American League game Friday night at the Rogers Center. Johnson was ejected in the bottom of the second inning for arguing balls and strikes in his shortest start in more than a decade, and the Yankees later almost blew an 11-3 lead but hung on to stay game behind the Cleveland Indians...

2005-09-15 23:14:23

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Robinson Cano belted his first career grand slam to key a six-run sixth inning as the New York Yankees rallied for a crucial 9-5 win over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Thursday in St. Petersburg. Alex Rodriguez contributed a two-run homer to the comeback as the Yankees erased a 5-1 deficit to move within a half-game of the idle Cleveland Indians in the American League wild card race. With their fourth straight win the Yankees also moved to within 1 1/2 games of...

2005-09-15 02:25:32

By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - David Ortiz had a record-breaking two-run homer and Tony Graffanino chipped in with a bizarre home run as the Boston Red Sox downed the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Wednesday. With their third win in five games, the Red Sox were able to maintain their 2 1/2-game advantage on the New York Yankees atop the American League East standings. But the victory proved costly for the Red Sox, who lost centrefielder Gabe Kapler for the remainder of the season...