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Don’t hold your breath waiting for Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Derek Jeter to come to Yankees rescueUpdated Jun 22 Share Tweet
For nearly three months now, the Yankees have been muddling along with a runs-challenged lineup full of retreads, justifiably proud of the fact they have been able to hold their own in the wide open and wildly mediocre American League East until, as the…
Share TweetMax Scherzer won his 11th straight decision to start the season and Victor Martinez hit a first-inning grand slam to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 10-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.Share TweetThe Blue Jays were so far south of their preseason projections that even after a 10-game winning streak they're still the most disappointing team in baseball this season. But! After a wild 11-day charge, they've gone from 12 games back in the AL East to…
Yankees and Mets struggle to score, whiffing on hitting prospectsUpdated Jun 22 Share TweetSummer in the city has arrived and the worst fears of last winter-into-early spring for the Yankees and Mets have been realized: Woefully inadequate offenses that have made for increasingly unwatchable games. (See: the declining TV ratings and attendanc…Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetDETROIT (AP) Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is not expected to start Tuesday, and there's no timetable for when the unbeaten right-hander might be ready to return from a strained neck.
AL All-Star outfield, catcher races heating upUpdated Jun 22 Share TweetWith Adam Jones and Mike Trout neck-and-neck at the top of the American League outfield race in the most recent voting tally, the Orioles' Nick Markakis has a tenuous hold on the coveted No. 3 spot, in a tight race with the Blue Jays' Jose Bautista and …Source: MLB.comShare TweetWith the Yankees trailing by one run with two outs in the seventh, Vernon Wells delivered a pinch-hit three-run double to the right-center-field wall, giving the Yankees their lead back en route to a 7-5 win over the Rays on Saturday.
Bautista's homer pushes Blue Jays' win streak to 10Updated Jun 22 Share TweetJose Bautista's two-run homer in the eighth inning snapped a 2-2 tie and pushed the Blue Jays to a 4-2 win over the Orioles on Saturday at Rogers Centre. The win was Toronto's 10th straight.Source: MLB.comShare TweetPotential Tampa Bay rookie sensation Wil Myers smacked his first career homer against the Yankees today with the bases loaded. Brett Gardner may have unintentionally helped it over the wall, but it was still nice.Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetYankees shortstop Derek Jeter hopes to start running on the field in the next few days as he continues to progress in his rehabilitation from a broken left ankle.
Scherzer Improves To 11-0Jun 22Max Scherzer struck out six Red Sox, giving him at least six K's in each of his first 15 starts this season.
Blue Jays Win 10th Straight GameJun 22Jose Bautista's two-run home run lifted the Blue Jays to a 4-2 win against the Orioles, marking Toronto's 10th straight win.
State Of The AL EastJun 22Baseball Tonight Minute: Nomar Garciaparra, Adnan Virk and Alex Cora examine the Blue Jays' 10-game winning streak and debate whether they can make it a five-team race in the AL East.
Martinez, Scherzer Fuel TigersJun 22Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Victor Martinez hit a grand slam to back Max Scherzer, who struck out six Red Sox en route to improving to 11-0.
2013 NBA draft -- 10 players invited to 'green room,' sources sayJun 22The NBA has issued 10 preliminary invitations to its "green room" for Thursday night's draft, according to multiple sources.