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2008-07-23 18:00:14

Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Mike Mussina allowed six hits over eight scoreless innings as the New York Yankees rolled Minnesota, 5-1, in the finale of a three-game set from Yankee Stadium. Mussina (13-6) struck out seven and did not walk a batter. It was just the second time all season the crafty right-hander did not allow a run in a start, and the third consecutive time he didn't issue a base on balls. "I feel confident on the mound. Whatever I need to throw, I...

2008-07-22 00:00:02

NEW YORK _ It's hard enough to play at Yankee Stadium when it's half full. On Monday, a sellout crowd crammed into the 85-year-old structure. So there was a full ballpark, ghosts of Yankees past whispering from the monuments behind the left-field wall and future Hall of Famers in the home dugout. It was all more than enough to keep the hair on an opposing pitcher's neck standing at attention all night. For Nick Blackburn, all night meant five outs during the Twins' 12-4 loss. The...

2008-07-14 06:00:06

By Paul Doyle, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 14--NEW YORK -- The kid who journeyed from Perth, Australia, for a career playing the game he loves wasn't about to leave the baseball shrine without pondering its history. Long after the All-Star Futures Game was over Sunday afternoon, Luke Hughes remained in the third base dugout at Yankee Stadium. Hughes, third baseman for the New Britain Rock Cats, was the last player to retreat to the clubhouse. "Just soaking it all in," said Hughes,...

2008-07-14 06:00:06

By Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 14--NEW YORK -- "The House That Ruth Built," as New York Evening Telegram sportswriter Fred Lieb dubbed Yankee Stadium when it opened in 1923, will play host to its last All-Star Game on Tuesday night. It was widely recognized that the drawing power of home run champion Babe Ruth made that new stadium possible, and the Yankees, once ensconced in their new home after being kicked out of the Polo Grounds by the co-tenant New York Giants, went on in...

2006-09-06 01:00:36

BOSTON (Reuters) - Rookie Kason Gabbard gave the injury-hit Red Sox a lift with his maiden Major League win as Boston beat the Chicago White Sox 1-0 on Tuesday at Fenway Park. Gabbard, pressed into action due to injuries on the Red Sox pitching staff, threw seven shutout innings and allowed just three hits as Boston kept its faint playoff hopes alive. David Ortiz returned to the lineup after a spell in hospital due to an irregular heartbeat, but the Boston slugger was off the pace,...

2006-09-06 00:36:30

BOSTON (Reuters) - Rookie Kason Gabbard gave the injury-hit Red Sox a lift with his maiden Major League win as Boston beat the Chicago White Sox 1-0 on Tuesday at Fenway Park. Gabbard, pressed into action due to injuries on the Red Sox pitching staff, threw seven shutout innings and allowed just three hits as Boston kept its faint playoff hopes alive. David Ortiz returned to the lineup after a spell in hospital due to an irregular heartbeat, but the Boston slugger was off the pace,...

2006-09-05 15:01:49

BOSTON (Reuters) - Powerful Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will return to Boston's lineup on Tuesday after doctors found no further problems following an irregular heartbeat that sent him to hospital twice in August. "The team of consultants caring for David has met and decided to allow him to return to play today," Red Sox medical director Thomas Gill said in a statement. "The Red Sox medical staff will continue to monitor David on a daily basis." The designated hitter and...

2006-09-03 20:14:31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alex Rodriguez belted a pair of home runs and drove in five runs to help the New York Yankees thump the Minnesota Twins 10-1 on Sunday. Rodriguez has snapped out of a one-for-24 slump with five homers in four days as the Yankees took the rubber game of the three-game series against the Twins, who remain a half game behind the Chicago White Sox for the AL wild card lead. New York manager Joe Torre said Rodriguez had stayed calm during his rough spell. "He wasn't...

2006-09-02 19:48:51

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 6-1 in a rain-shortened game at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, keeping them in the hunt for a wild card spot. Justin Morneau hit a three-run homer and Scott Baker pitched five strong innings for the Twins, who had lost four of their last five games in a faltering AL wild card bid. Umpires called the game in the bottom of the eighth inning after a 44-minute rain delay. The Yankees remain eight games ahead of Boston in the...

2006-08-21 17:33:38

By Scott Malone BOSTON, Massachusetts (Reuters) - The New York Yankees won their fifth straight game against the Boston Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway Park on Monday, extending their lead in the American League East division to 6-1/2 games. It marked the first time the Red Sox have lost five straight games to the Yankees since 1951. The first of the Yankees' two runs came from a fifth-inning hit by right fielder Bobby Abreu. Abreu's double drove in left fielder Melky Cabrera, who had stolen...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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