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Boston Red Sox beat New York Yankees in rain-hit MLB clash

Clay Buchholz had yet another impressive outing. Photo: EPA

Clay Buchholz allowed two hits in an abbreviated shutout, and the Boston Red Sox got home runs from David Ortiz and Jose Iglesias in a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees that was stopped after 5-1/2 innings because of rain.

Tuesday, 4 June, 2013, 2:55am

Manchester City and Yankees team up to launch New York soccer club

Randy Levine (centre)

The collaboration of Manchester City and the New York Yankees in forming a new franchise will be a defining moment in the development of Major League Soccer, the league's commissioner believes.

23 May 2013 - 3:52am

West is best as sun sets on East

The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry has become increasingly irrelevant. Photo: AFP

There was an unseasonable chill this past week blowing across New England down to New York. Baseball weather this was not and the only thing colder than the temperature was the prognosis for the two teams shivering through opening day in Yankee Stadium. By the time the first game of the season between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees finished, the stands were virtually empty.

7 Apr 2013 - 4:18am

Sport Digest, November 5, 2012

Aussie Lester claims Hong Kong bowls title

5 Nov 2012 - 4:33am

Right field: With Yankees out, let's play ball

Alex Rodriguez

We should be hearing about one of the most memorable Octobers in the storied history of baseball. We should be hearing about the irrepressible spirit of teams like the St Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's, teams who have been down to their last breath, their last strike and have miraculously managed to cheat the hangman.

21 Oct 2012 - 1:50am

Late inning heroics see Yankees, A's win thrilling play-off games

Yankees rightfielder Nick Swisher chases a foul ball hit in the 11th inning. Photo: Reuters

Historic home runs by Raul Ibanez rallied the New York Yankees to an unlikely Major League Baseball play-off triumph, while Coco Crisp's last-inning heroics kept Oakland's title dreams alive.

12 Oct 2012 - 2:39am

Yankees, A’s rally late to win playoff thrillers

New York Yankees' Raul Ibanez. Photo: AP

Historic home runs by Raul Ibanez rallied the New York Yankees to an unlikely Major League Baseball playoff triumph Wednesday while Coco Crisp’s last-inning heroics kept Oakland’s title dreams alive.

11 Oct 2012 - 2:23pm

Orioles edge Yankees to even series at 1-1

Baltimore Orioles' rookie pitcher Chen Wei-yin.  Photo: AFP

Rookie Baltimore pitcher Chen Wei-yin outduelled post-season maestro Andy Pettitte to guide the Orioles to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees and tie their American League Division Series at one game each.

10 Oct 2012 - 3:30am

Orioles beat Yankees 3-2

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen of Taiwan. Photo: AP

Sometimes, post-season experience isn’t all that important.

How else to explain the Baltimore Orioles beating the playoff-tested New York Yankees, and rookie Wei-Yin Chen outpitching 40-year-old Andy Pettitte?

With Chen leading the way, the Orioles squeezed out a 3-2 victory Monday night to even their AL division series at one game apiece.

9 Oct 2012 - 12:48pm

Short Sport, October 1, 2012

Blue Jays spoil Yankees' final sprint

1 Oct 2012 - 4:22am

Hechavarria has big hit as Blue Jays beat Yankees

Toronto Blue Jays' Adeiny Hechavarria hits an RBI double to right against the New York Yankees on Saturday. Photo: AP

The New York Yankees are making the last week of the season very difficult for themselves.

Adeiny Hechavarria doubled home the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-2 on Saturday.

New York fell into a first place tie with Baltimore after the Orioles beat Boston 4-3 later on Saturday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Suzuki, Swisher send first-place Yanks over Jays

 Adam Lind #26 of the Toronto Blue Jays reacts after flying out to end the eighth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Thursday in the Bronx borough of New York City. Photo: AFP

Ichiro Suzuki is streaking, and so are the New York Yankees.

Suzuki homered to start a comeback, then hit a go-ahead, two-run double in a seven-run fourth inning capped by Nick Swisher’s grand slam as the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-7 on Thursday night to open a one-game AL East lead over idle Baltimore.

21 Sep 2012 - 1:08pm

Tim Noonan

What, did I go to sleep last night in Hong Kong and wake up this morning in Piscataway, New Jersey? Or White Plains, New York? Or maybe Yonkers, Coney Island, the Upper East Side or Hell's Kitchen? I mean, look outside people. We haven't had a garbage strike in more than 40 years. This can't be New York City. So why do I see the Yankees every time I turn on my TV?

5 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Yankees invest in future with China forays

'Coming second is like kissing your sister.'

There, in one short sentence, lies the mindset that has driven the New York Yankees to 27 World Series titles and allowed the ball club to lay claim to the title of the planet's most recognised sporting franchise.

7 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

2008 and all that

1 The United Nations declared 2004 the International Year of Rice. In 2008 it is the turn of which carbohydrate?

2 This year will see the Olympics held in Beijing. What do the rings on the Olympic flag represent?

3 Which jockey, convicted in Hong Kong over a tips-for-bets scam, will be eligible for parole this year?

6 Jan 2008 - 12:00am