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Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson, Russell Martin and Mark Teixeira homered in a nine-run second inning, and the New York Yankees routed the Boston Red Sox 10-2 on Monday night to open a one-game lead over Baltimore in the AL East with two games to play.
Share TweetHal Steinbrenner is buckling up for what promises to be a wild finish to the division race, as his Yankees hope to hold off the Orioles and achieve their goal of winning the American League East.Share TweetDustin Pedroia and Jacoby Ellsbury were out of Boston's starting lineup against the New York Yankees on Monday night.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Yankess dumped Ivan Nova from his scheduled start Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox and the rookie David Phelps will take his place for the second-to-last regularly scheduled game of the season.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetMark Teixeira returned to the New York Yankees lineup Monday against Boston after missing 30 of the team's past 31 games with a Grade 1 calf strain.
State of the Race: Tale of Two Games (and Seasons)Updated Oct 1, 2012 Share TweetIf the Yankees win the division, Sunday's victory may be the game that defines the season. But if Baltimore takes the A.L. East, it will be Saturday's defeat in Toronto that should haunt them most.Source: nytimes.com
Mo's influence helps Soriano in journey as closerUpdated Oct 1, 2012 Share TweetIt is a quirky scene that the Yankees have watched play out dozens of times this year, and it always means good news for them.Source: MLB.comShare TweetThe Rangers clinched a postseason berth on Sunday in Game 2 of a doubleheader in Texas, and they brought two other teams into the playoffs with them: the Yankees and Orioles.Source: MLB.com
Yankees Crush Red Sox 10-2Oct 1Yankees win, take one game lead over Orioles in AL East.
Defense still leading way for Chicago BearsOct 1The Bears' defense is aging, but it put on a dominant display in Dallas.
Los Angeles Lakers' Letter of the Day -- AOct 1Can Los Angeles Lakers' many type-A personalities coexist on the same team in 2012-13? J.A. Adande turns to Steve Jobs for some insight.
Peter King: Taking stock of the top stories in the season's first four gam…Oct 1The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…
Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…Oct 1PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…