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2006-08-21 15:39:34

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...

2006-08-19 20:10:29

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Johnny Damon starred against his former team mates to help the New York Yankees pound the Boston Red Sox 13-5 and record a third straight win over their arch-rivals on Saturday. Damon had three hits for the third game in a row and drove in a run while Randy Johnson hung in for seven innings to give New York's weary bullpen badly needed rest after a marathon doubleheader between the teams on Friday. The Yankees took a season high 4 game lead on the Red Sox in...

2006-08-19 00:43:36

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Johnny Damon homered in both games of a day/night doubleheader against his former team mates to help give the New York Yankees a huge sweep of the Boston Red Sox, winning 12-4 and 14-11 in American League play Friday night at Fenway Park. The Yankees pounded out 17 hits in the opener and had another 17 hits in the nightcap to take the first two games of the crucial five-game series between the AL East rivals. New York now leads the division by 3- games and the...

2006-08-17 20:22:01

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nick Markakis homered and drove in four runs as the Baltimore Orioles routed the New York Yankees 12-2 in American League play Thursday at Yankee Stadium. Brian Roberts led off the game with a home run and Fernando Tatis also homered for the Orioles, who handed the Yankees their second straight loss on the eve of New York's five-game weekend series with the Boston Red Sox. The NL East leaders will now carry just a 1- game lead into the big series, which opens...

2006-08-17 18:51:53

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nick Markakis homered and drove in four runs as the Baltimore Orioles routed the New York Yankees 12-2 in American League play Thursday at Yankee Stadium. Brian Roberts led off the game with a home run and Fernando Tatis also homered for the Orioles, who handed the Yankees their second straight loss on the eve of New York's five-game weekend series with the Boston Red Sox. The NL East leaders will now carry just a 1- game lead into the big series, which opens...

2006-08-15 23:44:36

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Craig Monroe drove in the winning run with a single in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Tuesday. Sean Casey had three hits and drove in a pair of runs for the Tigers, who trailed 1-0 before scoring twice in the seventh to lead before adding the winning run in the top of the final frame for their second straight win in Boston. The Tigers, who snapped a five-game losing streak by winning...

2006-08-12 22:00:51

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Robinson Cano and Johnny Damon both belted homers as the New York Yankees scored all their runs in a second-inning explosion on their way to a 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. Cano connected on three-run blast and Damon followed with a two-run shot as the Yankees erased a 1-0 Angels lead, then rode strong pitching performances from starter Jaret Wright and three relievers for a first win in three contests. Sidelined with a...

2006-08-12 00:34:05

NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Wells tossed seven superb innings and Manny Ramirez extended his hitting streak to 26 as the Boston Red Sox dumped the Baltimore Orioles 9-2 on Friday. After losing the last five games the Red Sox were happy to be back in cozy Fenway Park, halting a slide that had left them 3 games behind arch-rivals the New York Yankees in the AL east. But the Boston win combined with the Yankees' loss to the Los Angeles Angels trimmed the New York advantage to just two...

2006-08-10 01:23:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Randy Johnson took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Melky Cabrera, Bobby Abreu and Robinson Cano homered as the New York Yankees stormed to a big lead then held on to edge the Chicago White Sox 7-6 on Wednesday. With Johnson holding the world series champions without a hit through six innings and the Yankees cruising along with 5-0 lead New York appeared headed to an easy win at U.S. Cellular Field. But the White Sox ruined Johnson's no-hit bid in the...

2006-08-06 20:58:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jason Giambi, Derek Jeter, Johnny Damon and Melky Cabrera all belted solo home runs to power the New Yankees past the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Sunday at Camden Yards. After getting only one hit in a 5-0 loss to the Orioles on Saturday, the Yankees flexed their muscles pounding out 12 hits, including three from recently acquired Bobby Abreu, to register their sixth win in seven games and open up a two-game lead on the Boston Red Sox top the American League East...