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July 30, 2004 | FROM INQUIRER WIRE SERVICES
The New York Yankees want to build a new, $750 million stadium across the street from Yankee Stadium, Crain's New York Business reported yesterday. Crain's reported on its Web site that the Yankees plan to announce their intentions within the next two weeks. "The Yankees are continuing the planning of a new stadium," team president Randy Levine said in a statement. "Planning is advancing. There is no date scheduled for any announcement. " Kevin Brown is set to return to the Yankees tonight against Baltimore, his first start in more than seven weeks.
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September 4, 2004 | FROM INQUIRER WIRE SERVICES
Outfielders Gabe Kapler and Trot Nixon of the Boston Red Sox had their three-game suspensions overturned. Third baseman Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees and catcher Jason Varitek of the Red Sox already have served four-game suspensions for their roles in an on-field brawl on July 24. After Bronson Arroyo hit Rodriguez with a pitch, Rodriguez started talking, Varitek pushed him in the face, and other players rushed from their dugouts. The decision on the appeals followed a hearing for Kapler and Nixon on Thursday at Fenway Park with executive vice president John McHale Jr. of the commissioner's office.
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March 29, 2013
The Red Sox turned their last waltz into a victory dance as they rebounded in 2007 from two disappointing seasons to roll over Colorado in four games. What the core players did: The Sox swept the 2004 World Series over the Cardinals, and then did the same in 2007 to the Rockies. With 2004 stars Johnny Damon, Kevin Millar, Pedro Martinez, and Derek Lowe gone by 2007, it was up to former Phillie Curt Schilling, Tim Wakefield, Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, and Jason Varitek to go out in glory.
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March 29, 2013
The Red Sox turned their last waltz into a victory dance as they rebounded in 2007 from two disappointing seasons to roll over Colorado in four games. What the core players did: The Sox swept the 2004 World Series over the Cardinals, and then did the same in 2007 to the Rockies. With 2004 stars Johnny Damon, Kevin Millar, Pedro Martinez, and Derek Lowe gone by 2007, it was up to former Phillie Curt Schilling, Tim Wakefield, Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, and Jason Varitek to go out in glory.
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May 22, 2009 | By Ray Parrillo, Inquirer Staff Writer
Emotional lift The sense of relief David Ortiz felt after going 149 at-bats before hitting his first homer of the season Wednesday was shared by his Red Sox teammates. "It was a big night for our team and everybody knows why," Boston captain Jason Varitek said. What might have been almost as notable as his homer was the double Big Papi ripped in his next at-bat. The two-base hit may have been a sign that the pressure he was feeling because of his failure to hit a homer was gone.
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November 10, 2009 | Daily News Wire Services
World Series MVP Hideki Matsui became a free agent yesterday along with New York Yankees teammates Johnny Damon, Eric Hinske, Jose Molina and Xavier Nady. Matsui and Damon both said after the Yankees' victory over the Phillies last week that they would like to stay with New York. Also among the 31 players filing were Minnesota shortstop Orlando Cabrera, Mets outfielder Gary Sheffield and Colorado pitcher Jose Contreras. There are 151 players who have filed since the end of the World Series, and 28 more potentially are eligible to file by the Nov. 19 deadline.
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June 1, 2001 | FROM INQUIRER WIRE SERVICES
OAKLAND, Calif. - Jason Giambi hit two homers and drove in four runs to lead another romp by the Oakland Athletics, a 10-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays yesterday afternoon. Terrence Long and Miguel Tejada also homered as the A's picked up where they left off Wednesday in their 15-2 defeat of the Devil Rays, who have the majors' worst record at 15-38. The A's were ahead by a score of 8-0 by the time they made their fifth out, and every starter got a hit except Johnny Damon, who, nevertheless, scored two runs.
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June 1, 2001 | Daily News Wire Services
Jason Varitek capped a comeback that moved the Boston Red Sox into a tie for first place in the American League East. "I can't stress enough how important every game is, even during this time of year," Varitek said after an 11-5 victory last night at Toronto. Varitek homered and hit a key two-run single as the Red Sox tied the idle New York Yankees for the division lead. Trailing 5-4, the Red Sox scored four times in the eighth inning. Varitek's single capped the burst.
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July 30, 2004 | Daily News Wire Services
The New York Yankees want to build a $750 million stadium across the street from Yankee Stadium, Crain's New York Business reported yesterday. Citing anonymous sources close to the deal, Crain's reported on its Web site that the Yankees plan to announce their intentions within 2 weeks. The team will ask for $450 million in public infrastructure investment to build a hotel and conference center, improve and increase public transportation to the area and build three parks elsewhere in the Bronx, according to the Crain's report.
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November 10, 2004 | Daily News Wire Services
Clearly, sticking around the major leagues was a great career move for Roger Clemens. As dominant as ever after reversing his decision to retire, the 42-year-old Rocket easily won his record seventh Cy Young Award yesterday after taking the Houston Astros within one win of the World Series. He received 23 of 32 first-place votes and 140 points in the balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America to win the National League Cy Young for the first time after capturing six in the American League.
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March 29, 2013
The Red Sox turned their last waltz into a victory dance as they rebounded in 2007 from two disappointing seasons to roll over Colorado in four games. What the core players did: The Sox swept the 2004 World Series over the Cardinals, and then did the same in 2007 to the Rockies. With 2004 stars Johnny Damon, Kevin Millar, Pedro Martinez, and Derek Lowe gone by 2007, it was up to former Phillie Curt Schilling, Tim Wakefield, Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, and Jason Varitek to go out in glory.
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March 29, 2013
The Red Sox turned their last waltz into a victory dance as they rebounded in 2007 from two disappointing seasons to roll over Colorado in four games. What the core players did: The Sox swept the 2004 World Series over the Cardinals, and then did the same in 2007 to the Rockies. With 2004 stars Johnny Damon, Kevin Millar, Pedro Martinez, and Derek Lowe gone by 2007, it was up to former Phillie Curt Schilling, Tim Wakefield, Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, and Jason Varitek to go out in glory.
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April 22, 2012 | From Inquirer Wire Services
BOSTON - On a day when more than 200 former Red Sox players and coaches returned to the major leagues' oldest ballpark to help the team celebrate Fenway Park's 100th birthday, the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez made some history, taking over fifth place with his 631st career home run as the New York Yankees spoiled Boston's celebration with a 6-2 win on Friday. Rodriguez's solo shot on the first pitch of the fifth inning put him past Ken Griffey Jr. and 29 homers behind Willie Mays' fourth-place total of 660. Eric Chavez added two homers and Nick Swisher and Russell Martin also connected for New York, while Derek Jeter moved into 18th place with his 3,111th career hit, passing Dave Winfield.
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February 28, 2012 | DAILY NEWS WIRE REPORTS
BOSTON RED SOX manager Bobby Valentine yesterday denied that his clubhouse alcohol ban was a public-relations move, and pitcher Josh Beckett blamed "snitches" for leaking the story about players drinking beer and eating fried chicken during games while the team was plummeting to an unprecedented September collapse. Valentine instituted the ban in response to postseason reports that Red Sox pitchers, including Beckett, hung out in the clubhouse on their off-nights eating and drinking instead of sitting in the dugout with their teammates.
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February 28, 2012 | By Don McKee, Inquirer Columnist
You've got to love those Red Sox, they of the epic, 7-20, September collapse. It's not yet March and they're at each other's throats. Just on Monday, former manager Terry Francona said Saturday's team ban on drinking beer in the clubhouse was a "PR move. " New manager Bobby Valentine not only denied it, he implied that Francona was just playing to the microphone in his new job at ESPN. Best of all, Josh Beckett - one of three pitchers reported as drinking beer and eating fried chicken in the clubhouse during games last season - blamed "snitches" for leaking the story.
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September 26, 2011 | DAILY NEWS WIRE REPORTS
JUST WHEN it appeared Boston had been caught in the American League wild-card race, the visiting Red Sox rallied for a critical, 7-4 victory over the Yankees last night in the second game of a day-night doubleheader. Jacoby Ellsbury's three-run homer completed Boston's rally from an early, 3-0 deficit and the Red Sox increased their wild-card lead over surging Tampa Bay to one game heading into the final three games of the season. The Yankees won the afternoon game, 6-2, behind a strong start by A.J. Burnett and a two-run homer by Jorge Posada.
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September 9, 2011 | DAILY NEWS WIRE REPORTS
A TOUGH START to September is costing the Boston Red Sox a chance to catch the first-place New York Yankees. Now, as they head to Tampa Bay for a four-game set, the Red Sox must make sure they continue to keep the Rays at bay in the wild-card race. Ricky Romero won for the seventh time in nine starts, J.P. Arencibia hit a three-run homer and the host Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox, 7-4, last night, Boston's seventh defeat in 10 games. The Red Sox dropped to 2-6 in September and failed to gain ground on the Yankees, who lost 5-4 in 10 innings to Baltimore earlier in the day. The Red Sox are 2 1/2 games behind New York with 19 left to play.
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July 1, 2011
IT STARTED with a bang and ended with a bummer. Let's just say that wasn't his name they were chanting when Raul Ibanez struck out to end yesterday's sweep-avoiding Boston victory at Citizens Bank Park. In the end, the big October preview series felt more like a matchup from March, at least until Ryan Howard's breathtaking ninth-inning blast off Bobby Jenks forced Boston manager Terry Francona to march out closer Jonathan Papelbon for the final two outs of yesterday's 5-2 loss, giving any remaining fans from the sellout crowd of 45,810 one last chance to lustily boo their least favorite manager.
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July 1, 2011 | By Bob Brookover, Inquirer Sports Writer
This World Series in June was a lot like Christmas in July. Much warmer than the actual World Series and no real significant gifts when it was over. The Phillies, the team expected to represent the National League in the actual World Series, took two out of three games from the Boston Red Sox, the team with the shortest Las Vegas odds to represent the American League in the Fall Classic. Boston managed one run in 20 innings off the Phillies' starting pitchers, but found a way around that sticky issue in the series finale Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.
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