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Indians erupt late to down Yankees

(Thursday, July 10) Final Score: Cleveland 9, New York 3 Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Asdrubal Cabrera’s bases-loaded triple ignited a seventh-inning rally that lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 9-3 come-from-behind win over the New York Yankees. The Indians scored all nine runs in their final two at-bats to erase a 3-0 deficit and earn a split of this four-game series. ... Read More »

Tanaka has UCL tear, to avoid surgery

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, though the team is hopeful the All-Star hurler will be able to return later this season. In a conference call held with reporters on Thursday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman stated that three separate ... Read More »

Ellsbury’s HR in 14th lifts Yanks past Tribe

(Wednesday, July 9) Final Score: New York 5, Cleveland 4 Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Jacoby Ellsbury belted the go-ahead solo homer in the 14th inning to boost the New York Yankees to a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians in the third edition of a four-game series. Ellsbury, who came into the game mired in a 5-for-27 slump on this road ... Read More »

Swisher helps Tribe beat Tanaka, Yanks

(Tuesday, July 8) Final Score: Cleveland 5, New York 3 Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Nick Swisher blasted a go-ahead, two-run homer in the sixth inning and Michael Brantley contributed a solo shot with a pair of run-scoring doubles, as the Cleveland Indians knocked around Yankees rookie All-Star Masahiro Tanaka in a 5-3 victory over New York at Progressive Field. Tanaka (12-4) ... Read More »

Tanaka goes for 13th win in Cleveland

(SportsNetwork.com) – Masahiro Tanaka tries to become the majors’ first 13- game winner on Tuesday when the New York Yankees continue their four-game series with the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Tanaka has been spectacular for the Yankees this season. Besides leading the league in wins, his 2.27 ERA is second in the American League to Seattle’s Felix Hernandez. His ... Read More »

Yankees, Indians kick off series in Cleveland

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees turn to rookie Shane Greene on Monday when they open a four-game series with the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. New York originally had lefty Vidal Nuno slated to start the opener, but he was shipped to Arizona on Sunday for righty Brandon McCarthy. So, instead the team will recall Greene, who will be ... Read More »

Yanks survive Twins’ comeback bid

(Sunday, July 6) Final Score: New York 9, Minnesota 7 Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Jacoby Ellsbury belted a three-run homer and finished with four RBI, as the New York Yankees survived after building a sizeable lead to beat the Minnesota Twins 9-7 at Target Field. The Yankees led 9-0 after the top of the fourth, but the Twins mounted a ... Read More »

New York Yankees Notes: Acquire McCarthy, Designate Soriano

Yankees acquire Brandon McCarthy from Diamondbacks Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) – The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired left- handed pitcher Vidal Nuno from the New York Yankees for right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations on Sunday. Nuno went 2-5 with a 5.42 ERA in 17 games (14 starts) for the Yankees this season. The left-hander made his MLB debut last season and ... Read More »

Yanks eye series win against Twins

(SportsNetwork.com) – The Minnesota Twins will attempt to salvage a split of this weekend’s four-game set with the New York Yankees, when the teams meet up at Target Field on Sunday afternoon. The Twins dropped the first two games of the series, but pulled out a 2-1 victory in 11 innings on Saturday. With the score locked at 1-1 in ... Read More »

Twins walk off against Yankees in 11

(Saturday, July 5) Final Score: Minnesota 2, New York 1 Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Josh Willingham came home with the winning run on an 11th-inning throwing error by Francisco Cervelli, giving the Minnesota Twins a 2-1 decision over the New York Yankees at Target Field. Willingham scored both Minnesota runs on the afternoon, previously belting a solo homer off New York ... Read More »