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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...

2006-08-05 00:24:40

NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Ortiz slammed a pair of solo home runs and Curt Schilling notched his 14th win to help the Boston Red Sox edge the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 3-2 in St Petersburg on Friday. Ortiz underlined his MVP credentials with a two towering homers, including the game winner, giving Big Papi" a major league best 39 home runs for the season and 107 RBI. "Everybody takes responsibility and everybody is trying to do their thing," Ortiz told MLB.com. "That's what we need right...

2006-08-04 00:08:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cory Lidle tossed six sharp innings in his New York debut and Jason Giambi slammed a three-run homer as the Yankees crushed the Toronto Blue Jays 8-1 on Thursday to complete a three-game series sweep. Lidle (1-0), obtained from the Philadelphia Phillies before Monday's trade deadline, held the Blue Jays to one run on four hits while striking out five and walking two as the Bronx Bombers surged to their fourth straight win and eighth in nine games. "I knew it was...

2006-08-03 01:02:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mark Loretta did his best David Ortiz impression by crushing a game-winning double with two-out in the ninth to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday at Fenway Park. With Oritz, who has produced five game-winning hits in the last two months, on deck, Loretta took a 1-0 offering from closer Fausto Carmona and drove a bases loaded double off the Green Monster scoring Gabe Kapler and Alex Gonzalez with the tying and winning...

2006-07-30 23:39:02

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Johnny Damon slammed a pair of solo home runs and Mike Mussina tossed seven solid innings to lift the New York Yankees to a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Sunday. While the Yankees were moving within a half game of the Boston Red Sox atop the AL east, they were also finalizing a trade to sign all-star outfielder Bobby Abreu and pitcher Cory Lidle from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for four minor league prospects. With sluggers Hideki Matsui and...

2006-07-26 23:40:08

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Justin Morneau and Michael Cuddyer belted two-run homers to help the red-hot Minnesota Twins power past the Chicago White Sox 7-4 and underline their AL wild card credentials on Wednesday. The Twins trailed the World Series champions by nine games in the AL Central at the all-start break but have gone on a run since the start of the second half of the season, winning 12-of-14 games. After completing a three-game series sweep of the struggling White Sox on...

2006-07-26 02:07:20

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aaron Guiel homered for the second consecutive game to spark the New York Yankees to a 7-4 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday in Arlington. Mike Mussina pitched six innings for the win and Alex Rodriguez took another step away from his recent slump with a pair of runs and another error-free performance. Mussina (12-3) gave up three runs on five hits, striking out four and walking a pair to record his fourth successive decision and help the Yankees to their...

2006-07-25 01:14:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Randy Johnson tossed six solid innings and a beleaguered Alex Rodriguez chipped in with a pair of hits to guide the New York Yankees past the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Monday in Arlington. Rodriguez had drawn the wrath of Yankees fans with an 0-for-10 batting slump and five errors in five games. But baseball's highest-paid player took off some of the pressure with an error-free effort and going two-for-five at the plate, driving in a run and scoring another as the...

2006-07-20 23:08:45

TORONTO (Reuters) - Vernon Wells belted an 11th inning game walkoff homer to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 5-4 win over the New York Yankees on Thursday and take the spotlight off an explosive locker room controversy. A feud between Blue Jays manager John Gibbons and designated hitter Shea Hillenbrand overshadowed the start of a pivotal four game series between division rivals, dominating sport headlines and radio phone-in shows. The long simmering dispute reached a breaking point...

2006-07-18 00:07:16

TORONTO (Reuters) - Vernon Wells belted a grand slam homer to highlight a nine-run fourth inning that lifted the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-1 victory over the Texas Rangers at the Rogers Center on Monday. Toronto sent 13 batters to the plate in the fourth, the nine runs in the inning matching a season high for the Jays, who improved to 3-1 since the All-Star break to keep the pressure on the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees in the AL East. Lyle Overbay added a two-run homer for...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.