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Porcello Leads Tigers Past Yankees, 5-2
DETROIT (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched eight impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers snapped New York's five-game winning streak Tuesday night, beating the Yankees 5-2.
Porcello (15-8) joined teammate Max Scherzer as the American League's only 15-game winners, allowing two …
Yankees Roughed Up in Loss
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit a two-run homer after replacing an injured Manny Machado, and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 11-3 Monday night to drop New York a season-high seven games out of first place.
After Davis put the Orioles ahead in the fifth inning, Nelson Cruz con…
Yankees Busy at Deadline
While it wasn't the flashy moves that many fans may have wanted, the Yankees were busy at the trade deadline on Thursday, and they took steps to improve their roster in their quest for the second and final wild card spot.
After having already acquired Brandon McCarthy, Chris Capuano, and Chase H…
Yankees Win Again
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games.
Brett Gardner doubled, scored a run and drove in one as the Y…
Memo To The New York Mets-Are You In, Or Out?
I have 2 questions for the  New York Mets-As a Met fan I want to know if I should care more then they seem to about making the playoffs, or at least staying in the race as long as possible. Forget the division title. That's now gone. But 2 wildcard spots are up for grabs so here are my 2 q…
Why Does MLB Resist “Change?”
Over the years, Major League Baseball has been very slow and resistant with making changes to "America's Pastime." This goes for the All-Star Game, instant replay and the new playoff format with a second Wild Card team. Why do you think people in charge of MLB are so resi…
MLB Playoff Format Changed
It looks like Major League Baseball will make a major change for the 2012 playoffs.  There is a proposal to add one more Wild Card club for each league.
That's a great idea.