New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, center, celebrates with J.R. Murphy, left, and Brendan Ryan after Rodriguez hit a grand slam during the seventh inning of an interleague baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

A-Rod sets slam record, Yankees beat Giants 5-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez’s record-breaking grand slam was a big one for the Yankees, who can only hope it came in time for a last-gasp run at the playoffs. Rodriguez set a major […]


New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez answers questions from the media during a news conference after a minor league baseball rehab start with the Trenton Thunder in a game against the Reading Phillies, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

AP source: A-Rod can play during suspension appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — 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 […]


Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner and former Los Angeles Laker Earvin "Magic" Johnson, left, talks with Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant as they watch the Dodgers play the New York Yankees on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Yankees beat Dodgers 3-0 helped by Ellis’ error

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With two strikes against him, pinch-hitter Lyle Overbay wanted to make sure he wasn’t getting a fastball on the next pitch. Having abandoned his game plan by being overly aggressive on […]



Afternoon play in baseball

(AP) — For the first time since the 1981 World Series the Los Angeles Dodgers are visiting New York to play the Yankees. The last time they met in the Big Apple the Dodgers won […]


Bret Lewis

They really are the evil empire

You know fans can get kicked out of a baseball stadium if they are too unruly. But it seems the Yankees take this a step further. They have security guards that travel with the team; […]


Bret Lewis

Bang for the buck

Interesting quotes from Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira in the Wall Street Journal. He’s got a contract that pays him $22.5 million dollars a year. Is he overpaid? He says yes.


Playing the field

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees makes $25 million a year. But he is playing so bad that he was benched last night. And in the first two games of this series he only had one […]



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