New York Yankees
The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.
In a hearing room, lawyers for the Yankees third baseman will argue why the 211-game suspension imposed by Major League Baseball on August 5 should be overturned.
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
“60 Minutes” has learned that members of Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated fellow baseball players in the MLB doping scandal.
Alex Rodriguez homered for the first time since he returned last week from offseason hip surgery and being suspended 211 games for performance-enhancing drug use.
Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday, likely through the 2014 season, as part of Major League Baseball’s latest drug investigation but can play while he appeals, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.
Alex Rodriguez may have to start serving a suspension as soon as it is announced rather than wait for a grievance to play out.
Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven scoreless innings for his 10th victory, Mariano Rivera got gifts before posting another save and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Thursday to split the four-game series.
The Rangers honored Rivera before his final regular-season game in Texas, presenting baseball’s career saves leader with a pair of cowboy boots inscribed with the New York Yankees logo, his name and No. 42.
Matt Garza pitched into the eighth inning of his Rangers debut, the only run he allowed unearned after his throwing error, and Texas beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Closer Joe Nathan blew just his second save of the season, as the Yankees scored two runs in the ninth inning to escape with a 5-4 win over the Rangers on Tuesday night.
Yu Darvish allowed two singles over 6 1-3 scoreless innings in his first start in 16 days, combining with three relievers on a three-hitter as the Texas Rangers beat the New Yankees 3-0 Monday night.