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Mariano Rivera Becomes All-Time Saves Leader (Yankees vs Twins)

Posted on 20 Sep, 2011, by in MLB

Closing out all of the last three Yankees wins, Mariano Rivera became MLB’s all time leader in saves, making his 602nd with a 1-2-3 sweeping of the Minnesota Twins, giving the Yanks a 6-4 win and singled the start of the modest celebrations. More

Adam Dunn Making Negative History

Posted on 18 Sep, 2011, by in MLB

Adam Dunn’s season just keept getting “better”. His batting average is .161, and his strikeout number has finally caught up, reaching 161 as well. Not just a terrible year, but a historically awful. More

Mariano Rivera Gets to 600 Saves (Yankees vs Mariners)

Posted on 14 Sep, 2011, by in MLB

Mariano Rivera sealed the New York Yankees’ 90th win this season, 3-2 over the Seattle Mariners, with his 41 save in 2011 and more importantly, number 600 of his career, on his way to become the all time saves leader, passing Trevor Hoffman. More

Jesus Montero Worth the Hype (Yankees vs Orioles)

Posted on 6 Sep, 2011, by in MLB

Jesus Montero was called up from the minors for hitting prowess and his ability at catcher. The Yankees are in greater need of helping their pitchers, but Montero, at DH, justified his promotion with two home runs, helping the New York Yankees to a 11-10 win over the Baltimore Orioles, making it a 2.5 game lead on top of the AL East. More

Josh Beckett and Home Runs do the Job (Red Sox vs Yankees)

Posted on 1 Sep, 2011, by in MLB

The bats were working this time, unlike the 2-5 loss on Tuesday. Josh Beckett, like with all his games against the Yankees, was dominant, and came out on top, making it 4-0 for against their AL East rivals, with a 1.85 ERA in 5 starts against them. The Red Sox now have a 1.5 game lead. More

Sabathia Finally Manages to Win (Yankees vs Red Sox)

Posted on 31 Aug, 2011, by in MLB

CC Sabathia is 17-3 with a 2.40 ERA this season, when facing anyone but the Red Sox. Against Boston? Well, after the 5-2 win in Fenway park, making it 3-13 in the Red Sox’s favor this year (that bad, huh?). Until this win, Sabathia was 0-4 against Boston this year, with a terrible 7.40 ERA. More

A Grand Slam Record (A’s vs Yankees)

Posted on 26 Aug, 2011, by in MLB

The Boston Red Sox might lead the AL East, might be topping most power raknings around the web, but after the New York Yankees became the first team in MLB history to hit three Grand Slam home runs in a single game, beating the Oakland Athletics 22-9, well, you gotta be a bit intimidated. And Alex Rodriguez is back, altought still in trouble with the league. More

Dan Uggla Hitting Streak Ends at 33 (Cubs vs Braves)

Posted on 15 Aug, 2011, by in MLB

Dan Uggla is the latest player in the DiMaggio chase who falls short. It seemed he had a few more games to this streak in him – Uggla was hotter during the last week than this whole season and hitting streak, boming home runs and finally getting some multiple hit games. Alas, the longest hitting streak in the Majors in five years is now over. More

Dan Uggla’s Extends Hitting Streak to 33 (Braves vs Cubs)

Posted on 14 Aug, 2011, by in MLB

Dan Uggla continued to be red hot, extending his hitting streak to 33 and adding a home run, his 27th of the year, a shared third sport in the NL, one less than Albert Pujols and Lance Berkman. The Atlanta Braves, however, weren’t fortunate enough to continue their winning streak, losing 8-4 to the Chicago Cubs after five straight wins. More

Dan Uggla Gets to 32 With Style (Braves vs Cubs)

Posted on 13 Aug, 2011, by in MLB

Dan Uggla’s hitting streak just gets better and better. It’s not that he’s reached 32. After getting 3 hits to cap off the sweep in the Marlins series, Uggla homered twice against Carlos Zambrano yesterday, reaching 26 this season, as the Atlanta Braves opened their series against the Chicago Cubs with a 10-4 win in Turner Field. More