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Terrible timing for another A-Rod injury

Monday’s open date, the Yankees’ last day off until May 23, did not appear to do anything to invigorate them. In fact, it may have done the opposite. 606 more words

Bats come alive, but Yanks drop 5th straight

On a night when the Yankees showed encouraging signs of breaking out of their offensive malaise, their pitchers were responsible for another loss that completed a three-game sweep by the Red Sox at Fenway Park and extended the losing streak to a season-high five games. 584 more words

THE MAN BEHIND THE SOX INFIELD

As the Red Sox enter the second month of the season, I thought it appropriate to recognize the role played by a native Mainer in their success. 895 more words

John Gibbons replacement not too far behind if Jays season doesn't turn

The month of April has never been kind to the Toronto Blue Jays, so their 11-14 record to conclude the first month of the 2016 season isn’t a make-all-break-all. 994 more words

American League East

Easy Pickin'

Pablo Sandoval has hardly played an inning this season. Of course, he’s mostly to blame, and has done himself no favors by not keeping in minimal baseball shape.

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Weapons old and new sustain Yankees

The Yankees have a new weapon in their offensive arsenal this year. It is called catcher’s interference whereby a player is awarded first base if the opposing catcher interferes with the batter’s swing. 660 more words

Extra-inning loss drops Yanks into cellar

The Yankees’ first extra-inning game of the season ended on a sour note. Tuesday night as the Athletics pulled it out in the 11th, 3-2. The loss also dropped the Yankees into last place in the American League East with a 5-7 record, including falling below .500 (3-4) at home. 315 more words