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History Highlights for August 30

The Yankees completed a three-game sweep over the Red Sox in Yankee Stadium with a 5-0 win on August 30, 2007, in a game where hometown starter Chien-Ming Wang threw no-hit ball until Mike Lowell singled with one out in the seventh inning. On offense, Robbie Cano homered off Curt Schilling his first two times up, Derek Jeter had four singles, and Bobby Abreu stroked his 400th career double. It was in this game that young Yankee reliever Joba Chamberlain earned an ejection and a suspension after throwing two straight balls over Kevin Youkilis‘s head in the ninth inning. Continue reading

History Highlights for August 19

A strong Nate Eovaldi outing vs Minnesota in Yankee Stadium on August 19, 2015, crumbled when the Twins bunched four singles and two walks into a three-run sixth inning, eclipsing the 2-0 lead the Yanks had posted in the fourth on rookie Greg Bird‘s two-run jack. But the lefty swinger and first baseman, pressed into service with Mark Teixeira out with an injury, blasted another two-run poke in the bottom of the sixth, and Eovaldi and the Yanks had a 4-3 win. Continue reading

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