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This Date in History: October 16, 2003; Aaron Boone’s 11th Inning Walk-Off Home Run Propels Yankees to 2003 World Series
October 16th, 2013 at 6:07 PM
October 16, 2003. It's a day in New York Yankees history that many fans will forever remember as one of the most exciting games in the last decade. ***VIDEO1*** The history behind it; the Yankees and Boston Red Sox were tied 3-3 heading into Game 7 of the 2003 American League Championship...

Mark Reynolds’ 14th Inning Home Run Gives New York Yankees 2013 Season Finale Win Over Houston Astros
September 29th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
On Sunday afternoon, most New York and New Jersey fans had all eyes on the New York Giants and the New York Jets, but a few thousand miles away, the New York Yankees had to finish their regular season and play their 162nd game of the regular season against the...

Andy Pettitte Fires a Complete Game in Final Career Start; New York Yankees Win 2-1 Over Houston Astros
September 29th, 2013 at 2:47 AM
This past Sunday was the final start for Andy Pettitte at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. On Saturday night, just 20 minutes away from his home town in Texas, the 41-year-old was making his final start ever in his career against the Houston Astros, as he is retiring after the...

Mariano Rivera Pitches in Final Appearance Ever at Yankee Stadium
September 26th, 2013 at 11:22 PM
There was a baseball game to be played on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, but that was secondary in the Bronx, because the fans and everyone else in attendance were there to see one guy grace the mound for one last...

New York Yankees Officially Eliminated from Playoff Contention with 8-3 Loss to Tampa Bay Rays
September 25th, 2013 at 11:36 PM
With the New York Yankees' tragic number down to one, their playoff hopes were hinging on two things Wednesday night; beating the Tampa Bay Rays in the second game of their series at Yankee Stadium and hoping for the Cleveland Indians to lose to the Chicago White Sox at Progressive...

Matt Moore Puts Major Damper on New York Yankees Slim Playoff Hopes, Carries Tampa Bay Rays to 7-0 Win
September 24th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
The New York Yankees playoff hopes were already on life support as it is heading into their final home series of the 2013 season against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** Former Yankee Jason Giambi's go-ahead home run for the Cleveland Indians didn't help the Yankees case, as it knocked their number down...

Ivan Nova’s Complete Game Shutout Gives New York Yankees 6-0 Win Over San Francisco Giants
September 21st, 2013 at 4:22 PM
The New York Yankees got off to the right foot in their final three series of the 2013 season with a 5-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Yankee Stadium. On Saturday, it was the second game of the three-game set and it was Ivan Nova's turn to give...

Alex Rodriguez’s Milestone-Setting Grand Slam Carries New York Yankees to 5-1 Win Over San Francisco Giants
September 21st, 2013 at 1:14 AM
After dropping two out of three to the Toronto Blue Jays which set back their playoff chances, the New York Yankees were staring at their final nine games with each one as a must-win, the first starting up against the San Francisco Giants at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** With the news of the...

Adam Lind’s 3-Run Home Run Sinks New York Yankees in 6-2 Win for Toronto Blue Jays
September 20th, 2013 at 12:09 AM
The last thing the New York Yankees needed was another loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, as every single game they have going down the stretch of the month of September is so crucial to their hopeful playoff run.   ***PHOTO1***   On the mound for the Yankees on Thursday night was the struggling...

Vernon Wells’ 2-Run Double Leads New York Yankees 8th Inning Rally Over Toronto Blue Jays in 4-3 Win
September 18th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
After four straight losses, the New York Yankees desperately needed a win to keep their chances alive with a win against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Wednesday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees were turning to the recently demoted and re-promoted Phil Hughes and were hoping to get a decent outing...

New York Yankees Waste Another Andy Pettitte Gem; R.A. Dickey Pitches Toronto Blue Jays to 2-0 Win
September 17th, 2013 at 10:59 PM
For most of the 2013 season, the New York Yankees had owned the Toronto Blue Jays, so Tuesday night's series opener at Rogers Centre should have been a piece of cake for the Yankees, who despite losing three straight over the weekend to the Boston Red Sox, were only 2.5...

Boston Red Sox Complete Sweep of New York Yankees at Fenway Park, Win 9-2
September 16th, 2013 at 12:03 AM
On Sunday night, the New York Yankees were looking to avoid being swept in the three-game series with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park and keep pace in the American League playoff race. ***PHOTO1*** Before the game, the Red Sox held a ceremony for Mariano Rivera, as it was the final...

CC Sabathia Ineffective Again as Boston Red Sox Defeat New York Yankees 5-1
September 14th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
The New York Yankees were hoping to keep up in the American League playoff race on Saturday afternoon as they squared off in the second game of the series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.  ***PHOTO1*** However, they would be playing this game without an important bat in the lineup,...

Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s Grand Slam Powers Boston Red Sox to 8-4 Win Over New York Yankees
September 13th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
After taking three out of four games against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards, the New York Yankees looked to keep winning important American League East series over the weekend as they tried to take down the first place Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox met Hiroki Kuroda...

New York Yankees Rally Against Jim Johnson, Take 3 of 4 from Baltimore Orioles in 6-5 Victory
September 13th, 2013 at 12:42 AM
With the Tampa Bay Rays winning 4-3 against the Boston Red Sox earlier in the night, the New York Yankees needed to take care of business and knock off the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night to remain one game behind in the American League Wild Card standings. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees were putting...

Robinson Cano’s Go-Ahead, 9th Inning Home Run Pushes New York Yankees Closer to Postseason, Beat Baltimore Orioles 5-4
September 11th, 2013 at 11:03 PM
With the New York Yankees heading into Wednesday night's game with the Baltimore Orioles just two games back in the American League Wild Card chase, a win over Baltimore would allow the Yankees to jump the Orioles and Cleveland Indians in the standings. With the Yankees desperately trying to get to...

Alfonso Soriano’s 2 Home Runs Rally New York Yankees Past Baltimore Orioles 7-5
September 10th, 2013 at 11:02 PM
After suffering a tough loss the night before to the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards, the New York Yankees needed a win on Tuesday night to allow them to keep pace in the American League playoff race. Tuesday night's showdown featured a battle of two right-handers in Ivan Nova and Miguel...

Chris Tillman Quiets New York Yankees Bats, Guides Baltimore Orioles to 4-2 Win
September 10th, 2013 at 12:45 AM
After a horrible way to end their 10-game home-stand, which saw the New York Yankees drop three out of four to the Boston Red Sox, the Yankees continued their games against American League opponents and kicked off another important series with the Baltimore Orioles, who are trying to get into...

Mike Napoli’s 2 Home Run Lead Boston Red Sox Past New York Yankees 13-9
September 7th, 2013 at 5:49 PM
The New York Yankees lost two heart-breaking games to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday and Friday night at Yankee Stadium. On Saturday afternoon, this game wasn't close from the beginning. ***PHOTO1*** David Huff was pitching in place of Phil Hughes, who was taken out of the rotation due to ineffectiveness, but...

New York Yankees Bullpen Wastes Andy Pettitte’s Strong Start, Lose to Boston Red Sox 12-8
September 7th, 2013 at 2:05 AM
***PHOTO1***After the bullpen cost them a crucial game on Thursday night that would have helped their chances in the playoff race, the New York Yankees needed to rebound from that loss and get a win over the Boston Red Sox in Friday night's game at Yankee Stadium. With the Yankees looking...