In the third inning of Sunday’s Yankees-Rays game, Derek Jeter hit a home run. It was the 237th home run of his career. But more importantly, it was the 3,000th hit of his career, and the fan who caught the ball passed up a big pay day to return it.
Leading up the last weekend’s Cubs-Yankees series it seemed as if demand for tickets was lacking, but Wrigley Field saw the biggest crowd for a three-game series in it’s 97-year history.
Nick Swisher hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees routed the Chicago Cubs 10-4 on Sunday night in the finale of their first series at Wrigley Field in eight years.
This Cubs are in the middle of a stretch that could either officially end any small hope of the team being competitive this season, or could start stir up some optimism among their restless fans.
The Cubs have some pretty high-profile series coming up over the next couple of weeks, but visits from the Yankees and White Sox don’t seem to be doing a whole lot for the secondary ticket market.
The Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees will play in Wrigley Field for the only the second time since the 1938 Word Series when they start a three-game series on Friday.
When the New York Yankees make the trip to Wrigley Field on Friday, Derek Jeter may be watching the games from the dugout instead of playing.
If we were really paying attention, we would have seen this coming.
The FBI released documents stating that Yankees owner George Steinbrenner assisted in two investigations in the years leading up to his pardon by President Reagan on a campaign-contributions conviction.
Brett Gardner led off the Yankees’ six-run fifth inning with a homer for their first hit of New York’s 12-3 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.
After winning the first two games of their series with the New York Yankees, the Chicago White Sox will take on another pitcher who was a former division rival as they try to clinch a series win.
After consecutive strong pitching performances by Chicago White Sox starters, it’s now Mark Buehrle’s turn as Chicago looks to lock up a series win in New York.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Phil Humberheld the New York Yankees hitless until Alex Rodriguez grounded a single up the middle with one out in the seventh inning.
The Chicago White Sox have struggled recently, losing 11 of their last 13 games. On Monday, they start a series with New York Yankees who have won three straight and seven of nine.
Another trial balloon from the Cubs has been met with another round of skepticism, and rightly so.
According to a report by the Associated Press, former White Sox pitcher Freddy Garcia has signed a minor league deal with the New York Yankees.
After hitting 19 home runs and batting .230 last season with the White Sox, Andruw Jones has moved on to the New York Yankees.
Maybe you’ve heard talk of, or even share, my standard reaction to Cubs maneuvers these days. The shrug. No matter the player acquired, I just can’t seem to divorce myself from broader feelings about the roster, and the man left in charge of the baseball decisions. Carlos Pena at 5 mil, with 5 mil deferred? Solid move. But where’s this club going next season?
Kerry Wood is returning to the Chicago Cubs, agreeing to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
They call Chicago the Second City. But New York appears to be turning itself into the City of Second Chances. For ex-Cubs, at least.