• Walk-off heroics by Gardner lift Mo, Yankees

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 11, 2013
    Brett Gardner slammed a walk-off homer to lift the Yankees to an 5-4 victory over the Tigers, providing the final act of an afternoon in which Alex Rodriguez turned boos into cheers and Mariano Rivera continued a shockingly human week by coughing up a ninth-inning lead. He gave up a tying, two-run homer to Cabrera in the ninth Friday night, and Gardner won it with a two-out single in the 10th. The embattled slugger slugged career homer No. 648 and drove in two runs, helping the Yankees to their first series victory in more than a month. Rodriguez, who also played well at third base despite committing an error, has been permitted to play after appealing a landmark 211-game suspension levied by Major League Baseball for violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program and the Basic Agreement.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Rivera blows save but Gardner rescues Yanks

      After Mariano Rivera blew a third straight save for the first time in his famed career, Brett Gardner homered with two outs in the ninth inning to give the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday for their first series win in mo…
      Source: ESPN.com

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