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3 years 9 months ago

Pitching rotation set for World Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum will start Wednesday night's World Series opener for the San Francisco Giants against the Texas Rangers. Matt Cain will follow in Game 2 on Thursday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Monday. When the series shifts to Arlington, Jonathan Sanchez will start Game 3...

4 years 1 month ago

Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies

The longtime owner of the New York Yankees, George Steinbrenner, has died of a heart attack. He was 80 years old. Steinbrenner purched the Yankees in 1973. During his tenure the team won seven World Series titles and eleven American League pennants. He relinquished day-to-day operations of the team...

4 years 9 months ago

Oops! Paper prints ad congratulating Phillies

A Philadelphia newspaper has apologized to readers for mistakenly running an ad congratulating the Philadelphia Phillies on winning back-to-back World Series titles. The Yankees held a commanding 3-1 lead in the championship as of Monday, the day the ad was printed in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The three-quarter-page Macy's...

4 years 9 months ago

Yanks even World Series with game 2 win

NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Teixeira and Hideki Matsui shook the New York Yankees from their lumber slumber and sent the World Series to Philadelphia all tied up. Teixeira and Matsui hit solo homers off familiar foe Pedro Martinez, backing a sharp performance by A.J. Burnett and giving the Yankees...

4 years 9 months ago

Phils take game 1 of World Series

NEW YORK (AP) - The defending World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies have jumped to a 1-0 advantage in this year's Fall Classic by overpowering the New York Yankees 6-1 on a crisp fall Wednesday evening at Yankee Stadium. Chase Utley tagged Yankee left-hander CC Sabathia for a pair of solo...

4 years 9 months ago

Anticipation growing for World Series

The 2009 World Series begins Wednesday night in New York as the Yankees entertain Philadelphia. The Phillies advanced last week by eliminating the L.A. Dodgers in a five-game NLCS. The Yankees qualified with their 5-2 victory last night over the Angels in Game 6 of the ALCS. The first two...

4 years 9 months ago

Jay-Z to perform at World Series

The New York Yankees have been blasting Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind" during their playoff run. Now, the team is having the rap king perform the song live to kick off Game 1 of the World Series. Jay-Z and fellow New Yorker Alicia Keys are set to perform the hit...

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