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Yankees send Jeter into retirement with victory over BoSox

(Sunday, September 28) Final Score: New York 9, Boston 5 Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Jeter singled in a run during his final at-bat in a big league uniform and the Yankees sent the future Hall of Fame shortstop into retirement with a 9-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday at Fenway Park. Jeter was honored by the ... Read More »

BoSox use eight-run second to rout Yanks

(Saturday, September 27) Final Score: Boston 10, New York 4 Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Daniel Nava collected three hits and drove in three runs as Boston routed New York, 10-4, in the middle test of a season- ending three-game set from Fenway Park. Yoenis Cespedes added two hits and two RBI, while Rusney Castillo picked up three hits, drove in ... Read More »

Jeter-less Yankees edge Red Sox

(Friday, September 26) Final Score: New York 3, Boston 2 Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – With Chris Capuano’s 6 1/3 strong innings leading the way, a New York Yankees team playing without Derek Jeter opened a season-ending three-game series with the Boston Red Sox with a 3-2 victory at Fenway Park. Jeter was given the night off following an emotional Yankee ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: Can’t we just appreciate Derek Jeter?

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – For some reason it’s become fashionable to rip Derek Jeter on his way out. And I have no idea why. In a time when professional athletes seem to be known more for beating their wives, driving under the influence of something, taking performance-enhancing drugs, or just being complete zeros ... Read More »

Fitting farewell: Jeter goes out a hero at Yankee Stadium

(Thursday, September 25) Final Score: New York 6, Baltimore 5 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Jeter, naturally, knocked in the winning run in storybook walk-off fashion Thursday in the future Hall-of-Famer’s final game at Yankee Stadium. The ever-dramatic Jeter stepped to the plate with a runner on second in the ninth inning and laced a patented opposite-field single through the ... Read More »

Bats, bullpen lead Yankees past Rays

(Wednesday, September 10) Final Score: New York 8, Tampa Bay 5 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Rafael Montero tossed scoreless ball into the sixth inning to earn his first major-league win, and the New York Mets came away with yet another 2-0 decision over the Colorado Rockies in the finale of a three-game series. Montero (1-3) walked four and allowed three hits ... Read More »

Rays post another win in Yankee Stadium

(Tuesday, September 9) Final Score: Tampa Bay 4, New York 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – James Loney went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBI to help the Tampa Bay Rays continue their road success against the New York Yankees with a 4-3 victory. Loney’s blast was one of four runs scored by the Rays over the first four innings ... Read More »

Yankees celebrate the career of Derek Jeter

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees celebrated the career of Derek Jeter, honoring the retiring shortstop with a ceremony before Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Former teammates, family members and special guests were in attendance for the nearly 45-minute tribute. “I’ve had the greatest job in the world. I got to be the shortstop of the ... Read More »

Yankees survive Rangers in slugfest

(Tuesday, July 29) Final Score: New York 12, Texas 11 Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Zoilo Almonte drove in the go-ahead run in a seven-run sixth inning that propelled the New York Yankees to a wild 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday. The Yankees overcame a career night from J.P. Arencibia, who went 4-for-5 with seven RBI and two ... Read More »

Can’t we just appreciate Derek Jeter?

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network  Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Now that the Derek Jeter Show has concluded in Minnesota we can all get back to our normal lives and focus on the second half of the Major League Baseball season. Jeter delivered, as he always does, in the American League’s 5-3 win with a pair of hits and received ... Read More »