Posts Tagged ‘Yankees’


All in: Rangers finally reach first World Series

By JAIME ARON on Oct. 22, 2010, at 9:20 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers did a victory lap, sharing the moment with their frenzied fans. They sprayed each other with ginger ale on the field to involve the AL championship series MVP in the celebration, and doused their manager with the contents of a water cooler. Fireworks …

Rangers take 3-1 series lead

By JOSH DUBOW on Oct. 19, 2010, at 8:25 p.m.
NEW YORK — No disputing this: The Texas Rangers are routing the New York Yankees and now just one win from their first trip to the World Series. Bengie Molina hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off A.J. Burnett in the sixth inning, Josh Hamilton added a pair of solo drives …

Rangers even ALCS with 7-2 victory over Yankees

By STEPHEN HAWKINS on Oct. 16, 2010, at 12:10 a.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers relievers got quick redemption, and Texas finally has won a postseason game at home for the first time in its 50-season history. Elvis Andrus got the Rangers off to a running start, David Murphy led a parade of extra-base hits and the bullpen that …

Rangers must ignore Yankees’ swagger

By Gary Thorne on Oct. 15, 2010, at 7:24 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas — The front page, above the fold, on the right, in Friday’s Dallas Morning News read, “Yankees fans bring the swagger.” The headline in the Dallas Morning News sports page read, “Ghost Busting.” These bold type headlines were in reference to the Yankees coming to town to open …

Cliff who? Game 1 of ALCS becomes CC and CJ Show

By STEPHEN HAWKINS on Oct. 14, 2010, at 4:10 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — CC vs. C.J., an AL championship series-opening matchup with Cliff Lee connections. While waiting until Game 3 for his chance to pitch against the New York Yankees, Lee will watch from the Texas dugout Friday night. CC Sabathia, his former and possibly future teammate, faces C.J. …

With 4-man rotation, Hughes could start Game 7

By RONALD BLUM on Oct. 11, 2010, at 7:15 p.m.
NEW YORK — With the New York Yankees’ decision to use a four-man rotation against Texas or Tampa Bay in the AL championship series, Phil Hughes lines up to pitch Games 3 and 7. Last year, the Yankees became the first team to win the World Series with only three …

Red Sox hold off Yanks 10-8, knock NY out of first

The Associated Press on Sept. 24, 2010, at 11:15 p.m.
NEW YORK — Andy Pettitte gave the New York Yankees no reason to think he’s ready for the postseason. Turns out, his teammates are having a hard time locking up the trip. Pettitte was chased in the fourth inning Friday night, ineffective in his second start since being activated from …

Flix love the long ball: Burns takes on HR chase

The Associated Press on Sept. 22, 2010, at 9:06 p.m.
BOSTON — When Ken Burns decided to update his epic documentary “Baseball” to chronicle the tumultuous developments since it first aired in 1994, he knew that he didn’t want to make a movie of the Mitchell Report. Instead, Burns and co-producer Lynn Novick tried to bring Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds …

Bautista hits 48th HR, Blue Jays beat Red Sox 11-9

By JIMMY GOLEN on Sept. 17, 2010, at 10:51 p.m.
BOSTON (AP) — When Jose Bautista homered in the sixth inning against Boston on Friday night, Toronto already led by six and the extra runs seemed to matter only to him. Even the fan who caught the ball was apparently unaware that the two-run shot was Bautista’s 48th homer of …
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