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2005-08-11 08:22:15

BOSTON (Reuters) - Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers returned to the mound on Wednesday, surrendering five runs in a 16-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox in his first start since serving a suspension for attacking a cameraman. Rogers (11-5) took the loss for Texas, allowing seven hits over five innings in front of a sold-out Fenway Park crowd that booed the pitcher lustily at every opportunity. It was Rogers' second-shortest outing of the year. An independent arbitrator shortened Rogers'...

2005-08-09 01:48:02

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alex Rodriguez belted a two-run homer and Mike Mussina provided six gritty innings as the New York Yankees jumped out to an early lead then held on to edge the Chicago White Sox 3-2 at Yankee Stadium Monday. Mussina (11-7) surrendered two runs on eight hits and struck out seven without a walk to take credit for the win, before handing the game over to the bullpen. Tanyon Sturtze and Tom Gordon each contributed one shutout inning while Mariano Rivera took over in the...

2005-07-16 18:22:04

By Daisuke Wakabayashi BOSTON (Reuters) - Alex Rodriguez homered, scored twice and drove in two runs to inspire the New York Yankees to a 7-4 win over the Boston Red Sox in the American League on Saturday. The victory pulled New York within a game and half of the East Division-leading Red Sox. Nine-times All-Star Rodriguez opened the scoring with a two-run homer in the third inning, handing New York a lead it would never relinquish. "I just saw a good pitch and hit it," he told...

2005-07-15 23:30:17

By Daisuke Wakabayashi BOSTON (Reuters) - An embarrassing 17-1 defeat at the hands of the Boston Red Sox Friday proved the New York Yankees are badly in need of some pitching if they intend to catch the division-leading Red Sox in the American League East. The Yankees spent nearly $100 million in the off-season to add Randy Johnson, Carl Pavano and Jaret Wright to its starting rotation, but injuries have forced the Bronx Bombers to depend on journeymen and inexperienced pitchers. "We've...

2005-07-14 08:29:33

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - The Boston Red Sox have activated pitcher Curt Schilling just in time for a four-game series with arch-rivals the New York Yankees. It is highly unlikely, though, that World Series hero Schilling will play a starting role against New York in the series at Boston, which starts Thursday. Schilling, recovering from a sore and surgically repaired right ankle, has been relegated to the Red Sox bullpen. He is likely to serve as a closer for the World Series...

2005-06-28 05:37:07

TORONTO (Reuters) - Bernie Williams delivered the go-aheadrun with an eighth-inning sacrifice fly as the Yankeesresponded to another threat from owner George Steinbrenner witha 6-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards Monday. For the second consecutive game, New York rallied from athree-run deficit to claim victory but it is unlikely toappease Steinbrenner, who issued a statement before the gameexpressing his unhappiness with his high-priced team'sperformance. "The thing I like...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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