New York Yankees

Mike Petraglia
July 06, 2012 - 9:10 pm
Mark Teixeira connected for what proved to be the game-winning two-run triple in a four-run seventh Friday night in New York's 10-8 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park . Afterward, he took an even bigger swing at the man who threw the pitch, Red Sox reliever Vicente Padilla , a hurler who has a...
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Mike Petraglia
July 06, 2012 - 4:43 pm
Dustin Pedroia went on the disabled list Friday afternoon but the Red Sox are hoping Will Middlebrooks won't be following him with a sore left hamstring. Pedroia was sporting a hard cast on his right hand to protect his thumb while Middlebrooks took batting practice on Friday after a sluggish off-...
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May 21, 2012 - 9:18 am
The Sultan of Swat apparently knows no recession. On Sunday, Babe Ruth 's 1920 Yankees jersey, the earliest known to still exist, was bought for a record-breaking $4,415,658 . The winning bid, made by memorabilia auction house Lelands.com, surpassed the $4,338,500 paid in 2010 for Dr. James...
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Mike Petraglia
April 30, 2012 - 3:08 pm
No one would blame Bobby Valentine for what happened to the Red Sox in the first two weeks of the season when he lost his projected closer Andrew Bailey to UCL surgery after injuring his thumb. No one would come down hard on the Red Sox skipper for losing his starting center fielder and leadoff man...
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Mike Petraglia
February 28, 2012 - 10:47 am
brightcove.createExperiences(); FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox held their first formal workout inside the brand new jetBlue Park Tuesday morning as manager Bobby Valentine threw and batted balls off the left and right field walls to simulate cutoff plays and throwing in the park that has the...
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Mike Petraglia
February 18, 2012 - 4:08 pm
brightcove.createExperiences(); CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Thanks to a lesson learned from Mariano Rivera the first time Jonathan Papelbon met him at the 2006 All-Star Game in Pittsburgh, Papelbon won't be obsessing about that fateful ninth inning from last September that ended his career in a Red Sox...
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Mike Petraglia
February 17, 2012 - 2:57 pm
brightcove.createExperiences(); FORT MYERS, Fla. -- There was one brief moment where Tim Wakefield lost it. But like his major league career spanning 19 big league seasons - the final 17 with the Red Sox , he quickly regained composure and went about his business in a workmanlike fashion. "It's...
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Mike Petraglia
February 16, 2012 - 11:35 am
brightcove.createExperiences(); FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Mark Melancon brings a lot to the Red Sox bullpen. He's a hard thrower who has experience as a closer. He has played in the baseball's most-famed rivalry as a member of the 2009 World Champion Yankees. He is articulate, quotable and well-liked...
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November 17, 2011 - 7:08 am
Naturally, former Yankees manager Joe Torre -- who grew up in Brooklyn as the Knicks lost three consecutive NBA Finals appearances from 1950-53 in his formative years -- is a Boston Celtics fan. Ugh. "I was a Boston Celtics fan," Torre told CBSSports.com. "In fact, I really got my idea of team play...
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August 19, 2011 - 8:09 am
Alex Rodriguez called reports of his participation in illegal poker games in 2009 " inaccurate and unfair ." Rodriguez said that while he has not spoken with representatives from Major League Baseball yet, "I look forward to meeting with them as soon as possible and putting this behind me."...
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