New York Yankees
Andrew Heaney’s first major league victory was the stuff of baseball storybooks. He struck out Alex Rodriguez while shutting down the New York Yankees, and he got a homer from Albert Pujols as run support.
Michael Pineda knew right after he threw his first slider he was going to have a great day.
Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list, connecting for No. 661 Thursday night an at-bat after he was robbed of the milestone drive by a leaping catch.
“The first time they didn’t say anything,” Perez said. “Nobody said nothing until their hitter and their third base coach said something.
Brian McCann drove in Jacoby Ellsbury with the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on a chilly Thursday afternoon.
Do boo’s affect him? Does he relish being baseball’s bad guy?
The Tigers scored in the ninth when Andrew Miller walked Nick Castellanos and Rajai Davis to force in a run.
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Alex Rodriguez listened to the cheers and waved his cap. He worked out an eight-pitch walk, lined an opposite-field single into right field and flied out.
Alex Rodriguez is having some success at a new position.