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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...

2005-09-14 22:26:12

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...

2005-09-14 01:17:32

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jason Giambi homered and drove in five runs as the New York Yankees crushed the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 17-3 on Tuesday in St. Petersburg to close the gap on the front-running Boston Red Sox in the American League East standings. The decisive victory allowed Yankees to move within 2 1/2 games of the Red Sox and remain in the thick of the AL wild card race, one game behind the Cleveland Indians. "It was nice that we got a win," Giambi told MLB.com. "They (the Devil...

2005-09-13 23:52:18

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jason Giambi homered and drove in five runs as the New York Yankees crushed the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 17-3 on Tuesday in St. Petersburg to close the gap on the Boston Red Sox top the American League East standings. The decisive victory allowed Yankees to move within 2 1/2 games of the front-running Red Sox and remain in the thick of the AL wild card race one game back of the Cleveland Indians. Hideki Matsui and Jorge Posada each contributed four RBIs to the New...

2005-09-12 00:11:53

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jason Giambi homered in the first inning and Randy Johnson delivered seven sparkling shutout innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 1-0 win over the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. Johnson (14-8), who turned 42 on Saturday, surrendered just one hit, a fourth-inning single to Kevin Youkilis, to take credit for the win as the Yankees trimmed Boston's lead at the top of the American League East standings to three games. The victory also kept New York...

2005-09-11 15:49:59

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jason Giambi homered in the first inning and Randy Johnson delivered seven sparkling shutout innings to lead the New York Yankees to a thrilling 1-0 win over archrivals the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. Johnson (14-8), who turned 42 on Saturday, surrendered just one hit, a fourth-inning single to Kevin Youkilis, to take credit for the win as the Yankees cut the Red Sox lead at the top of the American League East standings to three games. The victory...

2005-09-10 17:33:54

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Curt Schilling, back on the mound and in prime post-season form, delivered eight sparkling innings as the Boston Red Sox pounded the New York Yankees 9-2 on Saturday in a top-of-the-table American League east clash. The last time Schilling stood on the mound at Yankee Stadium was Game 6 of last year's AL championship series, collecting the key win as blood seeped through the sock of his injured ankle. There was no blood on Sunday but plenty of guts as the Red...

2005-08-31 01:17:51

TORONTO (Reuters) - Trot Nixon's ninth inning RBI single capped a 7-6 comeback win for the Boston Red Sox over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at Fenway Park on Tuesday, salvaging victory for the home team after another shaky start from Curt Schilling. Making his second appearance since returning to the Boston rotation, Schilling was roughed up early and surrendered four runs in the second inning as the Devil Rays jumped out to a 5-0 lead. The righthander settled down and went on to work...

2005-08-25 00:31:51

TORONTO (Reuters) - Vernon Wells belted a three-run homer to highlight a nine-run fifth inning, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 9-5 pounding of the New York Yankees in American League action at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. The loss dropped the Yankees back into a tie with the Oakland Athletics and Cleveland Indians in the AL wild card race, while the Blue Jays broke out of five-game tailspin to get back into playoff contention. "We want to win the division and we're shooting for...

2005-08-23 23:59:00

TORONTO (Reuters) - Felix Escalona stroked a based-loaded single with two out in the ninth to score the winning run and lift the New York Yankees to 5-4 comeback win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on Monday. Trailing 4-3 entering the bottom of the inning, Hideki Matsui tied the contest on his 20th home run of the season. Escalona then made sure the 50,528 crowd went home happy, taking an 0-2 offering from Miguel Batista and lining it into center field, bringing home...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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