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2008-09-22 06:00:08

By Mel Antonen NEW YORK -- Yankee Stadium began with Bob Shawkey's pitch and Babe Ruth's home run on an April afternoon in 1923. Sunday night, the stadium's 85-year history ended when the Baltimore Orioles' Brian Roberts grounded out to first base. The Yankees staved off elimination and beat the Orioles 7-3 before 54,610 fans. Yankees catcher Jose Molina hit the stadium's final home run in the fourth inning. Lefty Andy Pettitte was the winning pitcher. Closer Mariano Rivera threw the...

2008-09-22 03:00:08

Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Yankees closed out their residence at iconic Yankee Stadium with one final victory, a 7-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Since christening the stadium on Opening Day, April 18, 1923 with a 4-1 win over Boston, New York has posted a 4,133-2,430 record at Yankee Stadium, and finished its final homestand there with an 8-2 record and three-game sweep of the Orioles. Andy Pettitte (14-14) gave up three runs -- two earned -- on...

2008-09-18 12:00:00

Rays hit three homers, rebuild lead against Sox ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ---- Willy Aybar, Gabe Gross and Fernando Perez homered off Tim Wakefield and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 to move closer to their first playoff berth. Matt Garza gave up two long home runs to David Ortiz, but the Rays otherwise held the Red Sox in check to win the season series against Boston 10-8 and extend their division lead over them to two games. Tampa Bay, which had never won more...

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2008-09-18 09:10:00

By Associated Press Alex Rodriguez did his part to help make New York's final homestand at Yankee Stadium milestone week. Rodriguez became the first player with 35 home runs and 100 RBIs in 12 seasons -- one more than Babe Ruth -- and the New York Yankees slowed the Chicago White Sox's pursuit of the AL Central crown with a 5-1 victory Wednesday night. "Anytime you can do something like that in a Yankee uniform is special," said Rodriguez, who connected off Scott Linebrink in the eighth....

2008-09-16 21:00:00

Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Derek Jeter's single in the first inning of New York's game with the Chicago White Sox was his 1,270th career hit at Yankee Stadium -- the most all-time in "The House that Ruth Built." It broke a tie with the legendary Lou Gehrig. Jeter received a standing ovation after reaching first base, and tipped his helmet to the crowd. 09/16 19:30:16 ET

2008-08-01 12:00:04

By Jeff Goldberg, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Aug. 1--BOSTON -- For eight years in Boston, it was Manny being Manny. From now on, it's Manny being a memory. The Red Sox traded their talented yet enigmatic left fielder at the non-waiver deadline Thursday, sending Ramirez to the Dodgers in a three-team deal that brings Pirates outfielder Jason Bay to Boston. The Red Sox also sent outfielder Brandon Moss and reliever Craig Hansen to the Pirates, who received third baseman Andy...

2008-08-01 06:00:02

By Rob Bradford, Boston Herald Aug. 1--3:59 p.m. It was at this moment yesterday, one minute before the non-waiver trade deadline, that the Red Sox accomplished their newly annointed first priority -- trade Manny Ramirez. The culmination of Ramirez' 1,067-game career with the Red Sox came to a frantic ending when the team put the finishing touches on a three-way deal that leaves the 36-year-old in Los Angeles with the Dodgers while bringing Pittsburgh outfielder Jason Bay here....

2008-08-01 03:00:01

By Rob Bradford, Boston Herald Aug. 1--3:59 p.m. It was at this moment yesterday, one minute before the non-waiver trade deadline, that the Red Sox accomplished their newly annointed first priority -- trade Manny Ramirez. The culmination of Ramirez' 1,067-game career with the Red Sox came to a frantic ending when the team put the finishing touches on a three-way deal that leaves the 36-year-old in Los Angeles with the Dodgers while bringing Pittsburgh outfielder Jason Bay here....

2008-07-28 06:00:02

By Jeff Goldberg, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 28--BOSTON -- How much longer Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz remain teammates in the middle of the Red Sox lineup is a matter of speculation. But there is no doubt that as long as they are together, they remain baseball's most dynamic duo. With the Red Sox in need of a pick-me-up after two days of chaos in the clubhouse and lethargy in the batter's box, Ramirez and Ortiz put on the kind of clinic that reminded the Yankees -- and...

2008-07-28 03:00:12

By Kat O'Brien, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 28--BOSTON -- Catching the Red Sox in the standings will have to wait for some other day for the Yankees. After taking the first two games of the three-game weekend series at Fenway Park, the Yankees got blown out last night, 9-2, in front of a crowd of 37,688. The Red Sox crushed Yankees starter Sidney Ponson, who was chased from the game after allowing seven earned runs in four innings. So the Yankees return home from Boston three games...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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