REGGIE TALES The Yankees Want Instant Replay
Interesting. Yankees manager Joe Girardi wants replay now. But he didn't want it in 2009. In 2009, the Minnesota Twins were playing the Yankees in the ALDS. In the 12th inning of a scoreless game, Jo... Posted on 10/15/12 at 12:13 PM
Anthony Swarzak knew he had trouble with Curtis Granderson. Not this much trouble.
Granderson hit three home runs in the first four innings and matched a career high with five hits, leading the New York Yankees to a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Justin Morneau hit two mammoth homers and Jason Marquis won his Minnesota debut with his healthy daughter in the stands, sending the Twins to a 6-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.
VIDEO: Scroll to page to view report Ex-Twin Delmon Young hits home run to help Tigers' effort Now it's on to Texas for the Detroit Tigers, and the AL championship series starting Saturday night against the defending American League champion Rangers.
VIDEOS: Watch at bottom of article 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 on to close out the Detroit Tigers’ 5-4 victory Monday.
Roger Maris, the Hibbing, Minn.-born baseball star who lived a few years in Grand Forks before moving to Fargo, entered the record books on Sept. 26, 1961, when he hit a home run to tie baseball immortal Babe Ruth for most home runs in a season. Use the headline link to view the Areavoices site on Maris' 1961 season.
CC Sabathia stopped his two-start losing streak with nine strikeouts over seven innings, and the New York Yankees hit three home runs to support him in an 8-4 victory over the depleted Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Former New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu was found dead of an apparent suicide in the wealthy Los Angeles suburb of Rancho Palos Verdes, authorities confirmed today. The body of Irabu, 42, was found at 4:25 p.m. PDT Wednesday, county sheriff's Sgt. Michael Arriaga said.
Showered and dressed and hobbling, Tsuyoshi Nishioka, walking with the aid of crutches, turned a corner in the visitors' clubhouse at Yankee Stadium on Thursday afternoon and immediately spotted Minnesota Twins general manager Bill Smith. "I'm sorry," the Japanese infielder said in English to the GM. Smith reached out to put his arm around Nishioka's shoulders and said, "No, I'm sorry."
When the Twins are in the Bronx, a one-run, come-from-behind lead seems more of a mirage than a sustainable reality. Now, Joe Nathan, whose last blown save came at Yankee Stadium during the 2009 American League Division Series and who used 31 pitches and much nervous energy to get his first save of the season Sunday in Toronto, had to finish it off.
Joe Mauer hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning and the Minnesota Twins broke through in the Bronx, rallying past the New York Yankees 5-4 on Tuesday night to overcome a dominant outing by CC Sabathia.
An All-Star in three seasons, Duren helped the New York Yankees reach the World Series in 1958 and 1960. But it was Duren's blazing heater — and 20/200 vision in his left eye, 20/70 in his right — that always attracted attention.
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