American League Division Series http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/51263/all en Yankees 4, Athletics 2 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/yankees-finally-give-hughes-some-help <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Yankees 4, Athletics 2: Phil Hughes threw eight scoreless innings and Chris Stewart and Lyle Overbay belted solo home runs as host New York evened its series with Oakland.</p> <p>Hughes (1-2) finally broke into the win column in his sixth start, scattering four hits and tying his season high with nine strikeouts as the Yankees improved to 7-2 on their 10-game homestand. Hughes retired the final 10 batters he faced in his longest outing since last July 1.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/yankees-finally-give-hughes-some-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball New York Yankees players Phil Hughes Phil Hughes Thomson Reuters Thu, 09 May 2013 02:49:23 +0000 5834049 at http://www.globalpost.com Yankees 4, Athletics 2 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/yankees-4-athletics-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updated: NOTEBOOK: fixes tense in Smith item)</p> <p>Yankees 4, Athletics 2: Phil Hughes threw eight scoreless innings and Chris Stewart and Lyle Overbay belted solo home runs as host New York evened its series with Oakland.</p> <p>Hughes (1-2) finally broke into the win column in his sixth start, scattering four hits and tying his season high with nine strikeouts as the Yankees improved to 7-2 on their 10-game homestand. Hughes retired the final 10 batters he faced in his longest outing since last July 1.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/yankees-4-athletics-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Phil Hughes Thomson Reuters Thu, 09 May 2013 05:52:52 +0000 5834241 at http://www.globalpost.com Donaldson's homer lifts A's past Yankees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/athletics-5-yankees-4 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Donaldson's homer lifts A's past Yankees</p> <p>NEW YORK -- Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin knows the history closer Grant Balfour has had against Vernon Wells. Since the alternative was pitching to Robinson Cano with two outs and a runner in scoring position in the bottom of the ninth inning, it was a move that he felt had to be made.</p> <p>Balfour ensured the decision was the correct one by striking out Wells for the final out of Oakland's 5-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday afternoon.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/athletics-5-yankees-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Championship Series American League Division Series Baseball Business Curtis Granderson New York Yankees players Thomson Reuters Thu, 09 May 2013 06:30:48 +0000 5834265 at http://www.globalpost.com Tampa Bay Rays - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/tampa-bay-rays-playerwatch-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LHP Matt Moore, who did not receive a decision, had his streak of six straight starts with a win this season end and seven straight starts dating back to last season. He was trying to become the fifth American League pitcher since 2008 to start the season with six wins in six starts but failed to join Boston's Clay Buchholz this season, Los Angeles' Jared Weaver (2011), Kansas City's Zach Greinke (2009) and Cleveland's Cliff Lee (2008).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/tampa-bay-rays-playerwatch-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Major League Baseball Thomson Reuters Thu, 09 May 2013 07:47:03 +0000 5834362 at http://www.globalpost.com Tampa Bay Rays - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/tampa-bay-rays-playerwatch-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LHP Matt Moore, who did not receive a decision, had his streak of six straight starts with a win this season end and seven straight starts dating back to last season. He was trying to become the fifth American League pitcher since 2008 to start the season with six wins in six starts but failed to join Boston's Clay Buchholz this season, Los Angeles' Jared Weaver (2011), Kansas City's Zach Greinke (2009) and Cleveland's Cliff Lee (2008).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/tampa-bay-rays-playerwatch-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Major League Baseball Thomson Reuters Thu, 09 May 2013 07:52:31 +0000 5834376 at http://www.globalpost.com Mariners 6, Athletics 1 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130513/mariners-6-athletics-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updated: 4TH Graph - corrects Montz's RBI double to second inning)</p> <p>Mariners 6, Athletics 1: Kendrys Morales hit a three-run homer and Joe Saunders continued his home pitching success as Seattle beat Oakland for the second time in the three-game series.</p> <p>Jason Bay also homered, Jesus Montero had a run-scoring single and Kyle Seager contributed a sacrifice fly as the Mariners won for the ninth time in 13 games. The Athletics have lost six of seven games and went 3-7 on a 10-game road trip.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130513/mariners-6-athletics-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Kendrys Morales Thomson Reuters Mon, 13 May 2013 13:01:25 +0000 5836604 at http://www.globalpost.com Indians win on Gomes' homer in 10th http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130520/indians-10-mariners-8-10 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indians win on Gomes' homer in 10th</p> <p>CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Indians have won five games in a row and 18 of their last 22, but this one was the most outrageous of all.</p> <p>Cleveland's top three relievers each gave up a home run in the eighth, ninth and 10th innings on Monday, but the Indians still beat the Seattle Mariners 10-8 on a three-run walk-off home run by backup catcher Yan Gomes in the bottom of the 10th.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130520/indians-10-mariners-8-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Championship Series American League Division Series Baseball Charlie Furbush Hisashi Iwakuma Thomson Reuters Mon, 20 May 2013 21:16:18 +0000 5842342 at http://www.globalpost.com Tigers 11, Indians 7 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130523/tigers-11-indians-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tigers 11, Indians 7: Miguel Cabrera recorded a two-run homer and an RBI double as visiting Detroit took a big lead and held on through two rain delays to beat Cleveland.</p> <p>Victor Martinez knocked in two runs and Brayan Pena added three hits and an RBI for the Tigers, who led by as many as seven and swept the two-game set. Cabrera’s 13th homer in the eighth, which popped out of center fielder Michael Bourn’s glove, sealed it as Justin Verlander (5-4) earned the win despite allowing five runs and 10 hits in five innings.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130523/tigers-11-indians-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Miguel Cabrera Thomson Reuters Thu, 23 May 2013 05:46:56 +0000 5844417 at http://www.globalpost.com Yankees win, but Granderson, Phelps injured http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130525/yankees-win-granderson-phelps-injured <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Yankees win, but Granderson, Phelps injured</p> <p>ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The New York Yankees scratched and clawed their way to a 9-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, with the only long ball surprisingly belonging to Brett Gardner.</p> <p>More important to the Yankees, however, is the health of two of their key players: Curtis Granderson and David Phelps, both of whom left the game with injuries.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130525/yankees-win-granderson-phelps-injured" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball New York Yankees players Thomson Reuters Sat, 25 May 2013 04:50:06 +0000 5845862 at http://www.globalpost.com Yankees go 11 innings to prove they're better than Rays http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130525/yankees-go-11-innings-prove-theyre-better-rays <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Yankees go 11 innings to prove they're better than Rays</p> <p>ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The children in the television commercial are correct: Moore is better.</p> <p>At least that's true when it comes to Tampa Bay pitcher Matt Moore, who limited the New York Yankees to one run in six innings Saturday at Tropicana Field. Still, it wasn't enough for the Rays left-hander, who was unable to improve upon his 8-0 record.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130525/yankees-go-11-innings-prove-theyre-better-rays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Disaster New York Yankees players Thomson Reuters Sun, 26 May 2013 03:32:36 +0000 5846229 at http://www.globalpost.com Rays 8, Yankees 3 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130526/rays-8-yankees-3 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rays 8, Yankees 3: Alex Cobb pitched a strong 8 1/3 innings with eight strikeouts as host Tampa Bay took an eight-run lead into the ninth and held on to avoid a three-game sweep.</p> <p>Sean Rodriguez, who scored three times, and James Loney each belted two-run homers and Yunel Escobar added two hits and an RBI for the Rays. Cobb (6-2) allowed five hits, two runs and did not walk a batter, taking a shutout into the final inning before Brett Gardner’s leadoff homer.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130526/rays-8-yankees-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Championship Series American League Division Series Baseball Thomson Reuters Sun, 26 May 2013 21:15:49 +0000 5846548 at http://www.globalpost.com Twins cruise behind Correia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130528/twins-cruise-behind-correia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Twins cruise behind Correia</p> <p>MILWAUKEE -- For the Minnesota Twins, their 6-3 interleague victory over the Brewers Monday was the perfect roadmap to climbing back into the AL Central race.</p> <p>Minnesota took advantage of early scoring chances by making an opposing pitcher pay for walks; added on runs late in the game; got just enough from its starting pitcher and found a way to bridge the gap to its late-inning relievers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130528/twins-cruise-behind-correia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Ryan Braun Thomson Reuters Tue, 28 May 2013 08:16:33 +0000 5847271 at http://www.globalpost.com Rays rally in ninth to beat Marlins 7-6 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130529/rays-rally-ninth-beat-marlins-7-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rays rally in ninth to beat Marlins 7-6</p> <p>ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Desmond Jennings was dropped from the Tampa Bay Rays' leadoff spot to rediscover his offense in the low-pressure seventh position.</p> <p>The speedy center fielder appeared to figure something out in a high-pressure spot on Tuesday, singling home the winning run with two out in the bottom of the ninth as the Rays came back to defeat the Miami Marlins 7-6 at Tropicana Field.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130529/rays-rally-ninth-beat-marlins-7-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Tampa Bay Rays Thomson Reuters Wed, 29 May 2013 13:32:14 +0000 5847881 at http://www.globalpost.com Rangers ride arm of Holland, bat of Cruz to win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130601/rangers-ride-arm-holland-bat-cruz-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rangers ride arm of Holland, bat of Cruz to win</p> <p>ARLINGTON, Texas -- Derek Holland went 4-0 in May and the Texas Rangers were 6-0 in his starts.</p> <p>Sounds like a staff ace. Well, on most teams.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130601/rangers-ride-arm-holland-bat-cruz-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Championship Series American League Division Series Baseball Thomson Reuters Sat, 01 Jun 2013 04:15:40 +0000 5849832 at http://www.globalpost.com Sox crush struggling Yankees, Braves edge Nationals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130602/sox-crush-struggling-yankees-braves-edge-nationals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - American League East leaders the Boston Red Sox crushed the Yankees 11-1 in the Bronx with Mike Napoli hitting a grand slam to help even the series with New York.</p> <p>Daniel Nava added a three-run homer in the eighth to conclude the rout.</p> <p>Felix Doubront (4-2) allowed a run on six hits while striking out six to end a five-appearance winless streak.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130602/sox-crush-struggling-yankees-braves-edge-nationals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Batting Disaster Thomson Reuters Sun, 02 Jun 2013 06:15:33 +0000 5850209 at http://www.globalpost.com