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2006-07-14 23:43:33

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Melky Cabrera drove in the go-ahead run during a three-run eighth inning rally as the New York Yankees edged Jose Contreras and the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Friday. New York scored three runs in the eighth to snap a 3-3 tie and survived a two-run Chicago rally in the top of the ninth to hand Contreras his first loss in almost a year. The former Yankee pitcher had won 17 successive decisions, last losing in the regular season on August 25 to Minnesota. Randy...

2006-07-14 01:43:58

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bobby Kielty and Frank Thomas both singled in runs in the 11th inning as the Oakland Athletics opened the second half of the season with a gritty 5-4 comeback win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday at Fenway Park. Trailing 3-1, the Athletics capitalized on a fielding error by Red Sox All-Star second baseman Mark Loretta, who misplayed Kielty's routine grounder allowing Jason Kendall and Antonio Perez to score sending the game to extra innings. "He (Loretta) just...

2006-07-04 22:52:18

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians provided some Independence Day fireworks by demolishing the New York Yankees 19-1 on Tuesday. Travis Hafner and Jhonny Peralta each belted a pair of homeruns, while Victor Martinez and Ronnie Belliard also homered in a season-high 21-hit slugfest. It was the most lopsided home win for the Indians since they humbled the Philadelphia A's 21-2 on June 18, 1950. "You know they're a good-hitting team," Yankees manager Joe Torre told MLB.com. "If...

2006-06-28 22:17:26

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alex Gonzalez hit a two-run homer and Trot Nixon drove in a pair of runs as the Boston Red Sox spoiled Pedro Martinez's return to Fenway Park by hammering the New York Mets 10-2 in interleague play on Wednesday. Martinez got a standing ovation as he took to the mound from the fans at a venue where he starred for the Red Sox for seven seasons before signing a four-year, $53 million contract with the Mets in 2004. But the streaking Red Sox made it a short night for...

2006-06-27 00:33:52

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Randy Johnson delivered seven shutout innings and Jason Giambi belted a pair of homers to lift the New York Yankees to a 5-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in interleague play on Monday. The last time Johnson faced the Braves in 2004, the "Big Unit" tossed a perfect game and was again in dominating form, scattering four hits and striking out a season high nine batters without a walk. Back in action for the first time since serving a five-game suspension for...

2006-06-24 22:50:02

NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Ortiz sent Red Sox fans home happy again belting a 10th inning two-run game-winning homer as Boston beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Saturday in interleague play at Fenway Park. It was the eighth walk-off homer for Ortiz since joining the Red Sox in 2003 and sparked off wild celebrations among the capacity crowd of 39,654 as Boston extended its winning streak to eight games. Having hit so many dramatic game winners, the Boston slugger has developed a...

2006-06-22 01:12:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Ortiz smacked a grand slam and Jon Lester pitched a solid six innings as the Boston Red Sox dumped the Washington Nationals 9-3 to extend their win streak to six on Wednesday in interleague play at Fenway Park. Making just his third major league start, Lester (2-0) thrilled the Fenway faithful with another dominating effort yielding one run on three hits while striking out a career high 10 -- more than any Boston pitcher this season -- as the Red Sox...

2006-06-15 19:13:13

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pitcher Randy Johnson of the New York Yankees was suspended for five games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for intentionally throwing at Eduardo Perez of the Cleveland Indians in an American League game Wednesday night. New York manager Joe Torre was also suspended as a result of the incident, which occurred during the seventh inning of the Yankees 6-1 win at Yankee Stadium after both teams had been warned. Johnson and Torre were also both fined undisclosed...

2006-06-10 19:23:20

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Frank Thomas hit a two-run homer and Kirk Saarloos pitched six solid innings as the red-hot Oakland Athletics downed the New York Yankees 5-2 in American League play Saturday at Yankee Stadium. Rookie Mike Rouse added a two-run single for the A's, who moved back to the .500 mark at 31-31 with their eighth win in their last 10 games. Oakland continues to close in on the first-placed Texas Rangers in the AL West as the A's continued their trend in recent years of...

2006-06-09 00:40:34

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Curt Schilling hurled eight solid innings to help the Boston Red Sox rout the New York Yankees 9-3 on Thursday, while Jason Varitek led the attack with a three-run homer for the visitors. Schilling (9-2) surrendered just four hits -- three of them solo home runs -- in becoming the American League's first nine-game winner of the season while helping the Red Sox avoid a series sweep at the hands of their arch-rivals. "The mark of a good pitcher is giving up home...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.