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Wells' single gives Yankees fifth straight win

Wells' single gives Yankees fifth straight win

ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Updated Jul 5, 2013
Vernon Wells singled in the winning run with one out in the ninth inning, helping a marvelous Ivan Nova and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Friday night for their season high-tying fifth straight win.
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  • Minnesota Twins are the new AL Glass Joes after getting swept b…

    Minnesota Twins are the new AL Glass Joes after getting swept by New York Yankees

    yahoo.com Jul 5, 2013
    The New York Yankees have swept themselves free of The Stew's "Glass Joe Title," handing it off to the Twins after winning four in a row in Minnesota. The Yankees, who had a really tough June, had held The Stew's "Glass Joe Title" lo…
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  • Derek Jeter cleared to begin rehab assignment, will start in Tr…

    Derek Jeter cleared to begin rehab assignment, will start in Triple-A on Saturday

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 5, 2013
    Finally, Derek Jeter will take the field for the Yankees — the Triple-A version at least. Jeter, it was announced Friday, has been cleared by the team to begin a rehabilitation assignment. He'll join the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Satu…
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  • Could Alex Rodriguez Be Any More Hated?

    Could Alex Rodriguez Be Any More Hated?

    deadspin.com Jul 5, 2013
    The Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is currently in the final steps of rehabbing from hip surgery in order to return to the team. He's probably dying to get back to the MLB and do his best to help forget his miserable past months.Read more...
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  • Yanks ready for another successful HOPE Week in 2013

    Yanks ready for another successful HOPE Week in 2013

    MLB.com Jul 5, 2013
    The Yankees will celebrate HOPE Week 2013 (Helping Others Persevere & Excel) on this homestand from Monday through Friday, a unique week-long community program that brings to light five remarkable stories intended to inspire individuals into action …
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  • Yankees reporter raps ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ theme song on c…

    Yankees reporter raps ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ theme song on command

    yahoo.com Jul 5, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. "Now this is a story all about how / My life got flipped, turned upside down" You know what comes next right? Having the lyrics to the "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" theme song cemented in your brain…
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  • Video - Yankees Rally To Stun Orioles 00:32

    Yankees Rally To Stun Orioles

    Jul 5
    Ivan Nova struck out 11 batters and the Yankees tagged Jim Johnson for two runs in the ninth inning to defeat the Orioles 3-2.
  • Video - Yankees Rally To Stun Orioles 02:12

    Yankees Rally To Stun Orioles

    Jul 5
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Ivan Nova struck out 11 batters and the Yankees tagged Jim Johnson for two runs in the ninth inning to defeat the Orioles 3-2.
  • Video - Derek Jeter To Return To Field 02:54

    Derek Jeter To Return To Field

    Jul 5
    ESPN New York's Ian Begley discusses the latest on Derek Jeter's recovery as he gets set to begin his rehab assignment.

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  • Jose Calderon agrees to four-year, $29 million deal with Dallas Mavericks,…

    Jul 5
    Hours after missing out on Dwight Howard, the Dallas Mavericks agreed to a deal with point guard Jose Calderon, agent Mark Bartlestein told ESPN.com. The contract is worth $29 million over four years, sources said.
  • Dallas Mavericks out of Dwight Howard sweepstakes, Mark Cuban says

    Jul 5
    The Dallas Mavericks have been officially notified that they are out of the Dwight Howard sweepstakes.
  • Sources: Rockets win Howard sweepstakes

    Jul 5
    The Dallas Mavericks have been officially notified that they are out of the Dwight Howard sweepstakes.
  • Jozy Altidore's move to Sunderland agreed, sources say

    Jul 5
    American striker Jozy Altidore is headed back to the Premier League.