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Red Sox set to take a beating in New York


Following David Ortiz’s positive steroid test in 2003, the Boston Red Sox have enjoyed the luxury of playing at home for the past six games. With nobody bashing the Boston slugger, the Sox have performed well positioning themselves for a run at the Yankees for first place. Continue reading


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Melky Cabrera Hits for Cycle, Yankees Win 8-5

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In a 3-0 win over the Chicago White Sox, the Yankees first in the series, Melky Cabrera had arguably his best game of his career. Going 4-5 with a single, double, triple and a home run, Cabrera became the 15th Yankee to hit for the cycle. In a game where CC Sabathia threw eight innings, the Yankee bats came threw to help Sabathia record his 11th win of the season while ending Mark Buerhle’s two game winning streak, which one of those games was a perfect game. With Cabrera collecting four of the eight runs, Derek Jeter, Johnny Damon, Jerry Hairston Jr and Jose Molina drove in the other four runs as the Yankees as a team had 14 hits and 12 of them coming in Buerhle’s 4.1 innings pitched, as terrible performance for Buerhle who broke the Major League record for consecutive batters set down with 45. Continue reading

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