Yankees christen new stadium with a title

NEW YORK – The ghosts may have been abandoned across the street, where the House that Ruth Built is awaiting the imminent arrival of the wrecker’s ball. But from old to new, the New York Yankees left no doubt in the House that George Built that their championship tradition runs as straight and true as […]

1st Japanese-born World Series MVP

NEW YORK (AP)—Hideki Matsui(notes) has the most curious habit at the plate. He never takes a practice swing once he steps into the batter’s box. He saves all those meaty cuts for when he needs them. Matsui did all sorts of damage Wednesday night, setting a record with six RBIs in a World Series clincher […]

Yankees win title No. 27

NEW YORK (AP)—Paint the town in pinstripes! Nearly a decade after their dynasty ended on a blooper in the desert, the New York Yankees are baseball’s best again. Hideki Matsui(notes) tied a World Series record with six RBIs, Andy Pettitte(notes) won on short rest and New York beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 in Game 6 […]

Yankees Team Report

As good as he has looked for most of the World Series, manager Joe Girardi could be banished to New York infamy if things go wrong. As much as A.J. Burnett helped save the Series in Game 2 and kept things light all season with his whipped cream pies for teammates, the right-hander blew a […]