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Jeter, Yankees avoid sweep vs. Rays

(Wednesday, September 17) Final Score: New York 3, Tampa Bay 2 St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Jeter broke out of a slump in his last game at Tropicana Field, scoring the eventual winning run as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Wednesday night. Jeter, who is retiring, snapped an 0-for-28 slump with a leadoff ... 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 »

Royals spoil Jeter’s day by blanking Yanks

(Sunday, September 7) Final Score: Kansas City 2, New York 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Jeter’s day at Yankee Stadium turned out to be a dud, at least for the New York offense. Jeter was 1-for-3 with a walk on the day the Yankees celebrated the retiring shortstop’s stellar career, but the Kansas City Royals spoiled it by scoring ... Read More »

McCarthy pitches Yankees past Royals

(Saturday, September 6) Final Score: New York 6, Kansas City 2 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brandon McCarthy turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to get himself back on track and lead the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals. After being tagged for nine runs while dropping his previous two starts, McCarthy (6-4) yielded just two ... Read More »

Avila, Tigers beat Yankees in 9th

(Thursday, August 28) Final Score: Detroit 3, New York 2 Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Avila drove a first-pitch slider off the right-field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees. Avila’s two-out blast off Shawn Kelley hit midway up the wall and out of the reach ... Read More »

Porcello helps Tigers halt Yankees’ win streak

(Tuesday, August 26) Final Score: Detroit 5, New York 2 Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Rick Porcello pitched eight strong innings and J.D. Martinez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, as the Detroit Tigers earned a 5-2 victory over New York and snapped the Yankees’ season-high tying five-game winning streak. Torii Hunter added two hits with an RBI ... Read More »

10-Man Cosmos come back to tie Minnesota United

New York was held to a 1-1 draw by Minnesota United on a rainy Saturday evening at Shuart Stadium. Hempstead, NY (NYCosmos.com) – Down to 10 men for the majority of the match, the New York Cosmos drew with Minnesota United FC 1-1 on Saturday, Aug. 23 at James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, NY. The visitors found themselves up ... Read More »

Gonzalez powers Dodgers past Mets

(Saturday, August 23) Final Score: Los Angeles 7, New York 4 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 7-4, in the middle test of a three-game set on Saturday. Scott Van Slyke and Erisbel Arruebarrena each brought in a run for ... Read More »

Yankees honor Torre, then beat White Sox

(Saturday, August 23) Final Score: New York 5, Chicago 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees retired the uniform number of former manager Joe Torre, then went on to beat the Chicago White Sox, 5-3, on Saturday. The Yankees held a special pregame ceremony to honor Torre, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame this summer. Including ... Read More »

Yankees retire Torre’s No. 6

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees retired the uniform number of former manager Joe Torre, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame this summer, prior to Saturday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. Including Torre’s No. 6, the Yankees have 17 retired uniform numbers for 18 players and managers. New York also honored Torre with a plaque ... Read More »