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Yanks beat O’s, advance to ALCS

NEW YORK – Yankees-Orioles. Playoffs. Disputed home run to right field. Yankees win. Sound familiar?


Orioles force deciding game against Yankees

NEW YORK – With midnight approaching, the Baltimore Orioles’ bats awoke for one more improbable rally. Now they have a last shot to finally overtake the New York Yankees.


Yankees have faded quickly in A.L. East

Joe Girardi chewed out an umpire at Tampa Bay, was brusque with reporters after a loss to Baltimore and snapped at a heckling fan in Chicago. Usually even-keeled, the Yankees …


Blanchette: Bat Gehrig signed in ’33 will aid another ALS sufferer

There were two baseball bats, cut by hand from a poplar, or maybe a sycamore, and turned on a lathe in the barn on the family farm in Advance, Ind., …


Hernandez a hit as M’s defeat Yankees

With Ichiro Suzuki traded to the New York Yankees, Felix Hernandez has ascended to the status of ranking Seattle Mariner, both in service time and stature.


Yankees silence Jackson

NEW YORK – The New York Yankees have told Mr. October to stay away this summer. The Yankees want Reggie Jackson to steer clear of the clubhouse and team events …


Locals: Two GU women set for U.S. Public Links

Gonzaga’s Victoria Fallgren and Tai Jade Kliebphipat will tee off today at the 36th U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship at Neshanic Valley Golf Course in Neshanic Station, N.J. The …


Former Yankees star Moose Skowron dies at 81

Moose Skowron, a five-time World Series champion and one of only two players to hit three home runs in Game 7s, died Friday of congestive heart failure at Northwest Community …


Wife of Yankees GM Cashman files for divorce

The wife of New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has filed divorce papers, a day after prosecutors charged a woman with stalking him and extorting money over an extramarital …


Yankees knot series with Tigers

DETROIT – Two great catches by Curtis Granderson helped A.J. Burnett save the Yankees’ season. The center fielder foiled his former team with his glove and Burnett came through when …


Yanks squelched

DETROIT – Justin Verlander struck out 11 in eight gritty innings and Jose Valverde stopped a New York Yankees rally for the second straight night, whiffing Derek Jeter with two …


Tigers edge Yankees, even series

NEW YORK — Detroit closer Jose Valverde held off a furious New York ninth-inning rally and the Tigers avoided a major slip-up, beating the Yankees 5-3 on a rainy Sunday …


M’s win on Rodriguez’s 12th-inning homer

SEATTLE – Luis Rodriguez led off the bottom of the 12th inning with a solo homer off New York reliever Cory Wade, and the Seattle Mariners delayed Mariano Rivera’s chase …


It’s no joke to Mariners

NEW YORK – Conan O’Brien’s show was blaring on the TVs in the visitors’ clubhouse after another loss, yet there was little laughter. The late night host can take heart, …


Yankees catcher revitalized after recovery from hip injury

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Russell Martin is in town, and his presence triggers thoughts of a movie. “Escape From Alcatraz.”


Yankees rough up M’s Vargas to grab final game

SEATTLE – If it all seemed too good to be true, Seattle Mariners fans, that’s because it was. The once-left-for-dead Mariners were within one win of sweeping the mighty New …


No sweep for M’s

Left-hander Jason Vargas got touched up for the second start in a row and the Mariners’ run of success came to a thunderous end by way of a 7-1 loss …


Mariners reach .500 by defeating Yankees

SEATTLE – The largest Safeco Field crowd since the home opener came out Friday night in hopes of seeing the arm of the future mow down a longtime nemesis. Instead, …


New York Yankees’ dynasty sinks slowly into sunset

One by one, they’ve started to disappear. Bernie Williams was the first to go, then Andy Pettitte vanished after last season. Now just three of the New York Yankees’ old …


Yankees might look toward White Sox for starting pitchers

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman rarely yields to public pressure, but he seldom has been backed into a corner as badly as it now seems after he failed …


New York Yankees president calls Rangers CEO ‘delusional’

Texas Rangers chief executive officer Chuck Greenberg has drawn the ire of New York Yankees president Randy Levine again. Levine called Greenberg “delusional” in reference to Greenberg’s comments during a …


Jeter discussion just beginning

The silence around baseball regarding those suddenly and unexpectedly available has been deafening. The Yankees have won five World Series with Derek Jeter, but now that he’s 36 with long-haul …


Yankees score rainy romp over Mariners

NEW YORK — Reality finally caught up with the Mariners in their final two weekend games against a playoff-bound opponent. The defending World Series champion New York Yankees laid waste …


Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies at 80

George Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the New York Yankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucks that polarized fans all across America, died Tuesday. He had …


Yanks for the memories, fellow Pinstripe lovers

I took the winners of my Pinstripe Passion contest to lunch Monday at the Spokane Club, where we were treated to good food and a flash of unexpected baseball magic. …


Doug Clark: Maligned Yankees fans should stick together

Ah, October – the most intolerant time of the year. If you’re a Yankees fan like me, that is. And if you are, do I have a deal for you.


Yanks’ Jeter stands alone

Derek Jeter broke the New York Yankees’ hit record held by Lou Gehrig for more than seven decades Friday night. He did it with a single to right field in …


Once again, Yankees trying to buy pennant

Somewhat forgotten in the recent Alex-Rodriguez-was-just-a- young-naïve-and-stupid-kid- dipping-an-experimental-toe-into- unknown-Dominican-pharmaceuti- cal-waters-with-his-caring-older- cousin saga is the simple fact the New York Yankees remain, well, the easiest team to root against in all …


Rodriguez ‘cooperative’ in interview

Alex Rodriguez had a two-hour meeting with Major League Baseball officials Sunday. How much he told them about steroids is a secret – at least so far. The commissioner’s office …


Not much spotlight left for Teixeira

TAMPA, Fla. — In any of the 29 other Major League Baseball spring training camps, the arrival of a graceful, powerful switch-hitting first baseman who signed an eight-year, $180-million contract …