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Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer with two out in the 15th inning Friday, giving the New York Yankees a dramatic 2-0 victory over Boston. The teams combined to score 19 runs Thursday -- eight of them by the Yankees in one inning -- but it took them almost six hours to produce a single run Friday. Rodriguez, who had been mired in his longest home run drought as a Yankee, came up with Derek Jeter on first and Junichi Tazawa on the mound, making his major league debut. Tazawa, called up from...
Jorge Posada's second hit Saturday, a 12th-inning RBI single, helped the New York Yankees edge Toronto 6-5. Posada's other hit, a solo home run, cut New York's deficit to 3-2 with no outs in the bottom of the fourth. One of two hits for Hideki Matsui was a second-inning solo homer.
Jorge Posada and Hideki Matsui each hit three-run homers Tuesday, powering the New York Yankees' 12-3 victory over the Texas Rangers. The Yankees scored seven times in the fourth inning.
Johnny Damon's bottom of the 10th inning homer Sunday lifted the New York Yankees to a 3-2 victory against the Minnesota Twins. The Yankees increased their winning streak to five straight and won during their final at-bat for the third game in a row. With one out in the bottom of the 10th, Damon's third hit and 10th homer this season made a loser of Minnesota reliever Jesse Crain (2-2). The homer was Damon's first game-winner in a Yankee uniform. Alex Rodriguez led off the seventh with a solo...
New York Yankees outfielder Johnny Damon, who hit .419 and a major-league leading five home runs, was selected the American League player of the week. Damon piled up 13 hits, with five of them home runs and knocked in 15 runs in games played May 4-10 but the Yankees went just 2-5 over the period. New York ended the stretch with a win, however, as Damon hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning of a 5-3 victory at Baltimore.
Mike Lowell and Jason Bay had a home run and two RBI apiece Monday to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 win over the New York Yankees. Jon Lester (2-2) went seven innings, giving up three runs on six hits with a career-high 10 strikeouts and just two walks for the Red Sox, who have won eight of their
Jason Bay hit a game-tying homer in the ninth Friday and Kevin Youkilis delivered a solo shot in the 11th, giving Boston a 5-4 win over the New York Yankees. The thrilling contest was the first of 18 games to be played this year between the old rivals. Boston won its eighth straight game and halted the Yankees' three-game winning streak. New York broke a 2-2 tie in the seventh, getting an RBI single from Mark Teixeira and a sacrifice fly from Robinson Cano.
Nick Swisher drove in five runs with three hits Thursday, leading the New York Yankees' 11-2 rout of the Baltimore Orioles. The victory helped the Yankees avert a season-opening three-game sweep at Camden Yards. Swisher hit a fourth-inning two-run homer, an RBI single in the sixth and a two-run double in the ninth. He also scored twice. Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano added homers.
A source has told the New York Daily News that free-agent slugger Manny Ramirez is confident the Yankees will offer him a contract of at least three years. The newspaper reported Sunday that, if the offer is made, it would be one year longer than most team officials have said they would want to go to
Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that they have reached an agreement with Brian Cashman to remain in his role as senior vice president and general manager through the 2011 season.