• Dodgers-Yankees rained out, doubleheader set

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jun 19, 2013
    It will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Wednesday, with start times of 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. Even so, the day-night doubleheader necessitated by Tuesday’s rainout displayed the considerable talents of two international stars at opposite ends of their careers, with the Yankees taking the opener 6-4 thanks to the heroics of Ichiro Suzuki, and the Dodgers winning a 6-0 nightcap that turned into yet another episode of The Yasiel Puig Show. With their new owners, Guggenheim Baseball Management, spending like Steinbrenners, the Dodgers became just the second team to breach the $200 million threshold, and would have unseated the Yankees for the game’s highest payroll for the first time since 1998 if not for the Yankees’ late-spring acquisition of Vernon Wells, itself a response to injury.
    Source: CNNSI.com
    • Puig, Ichiro star in Dodgers-Yankees doubleheader

      Ichiro Suzuki is at the end of an illustrious career. Yasiel Puig is just starting his. But both lifted their ailing clubs to wins in the Yankees-Dodgers split doubleheader, says Jay Jaffe.
      Source: CNNSI.com

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