Jacoby Ellsbury (Navajo) Records His 1000th Hit As Derek Jeter Bids Farewell To Kauffman Stadium
Aug28

Jacoby Ellsbury (Navajo) Records His 1000th Hit As Derek Jeter Bids Farewell To Kauffman Stadium

The New York Yankees prevail over the Kansas City Royals 6-1 to keep streak alive at five. By Charlie Perry @CharlieHPerry KANSAS CITY- As a scorching 94 degree red and orange sun set on Kansas City, Derek Jeter ran out of the tunnel to a standing ovation from over 31,000 fans, for his final appearance in the blue and white Yankee pin stripes at Kauffman Stadium. Hal Steinbrenner said of Jeter, “He is unquestionably one of the...

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Jacoby Ellsbury Takes Off as the Leadoff Man
Aug28

Jacoby Ellsbury Takes Off as the Leadoff Man

By CHRIS HERRING, WSJ DETROIT—If there’s been one noticeable thing about the Yankees’ improved play of late, it’s that Jacoby Ellsbury is performing like the $153 million man he was signed to be. Entering Wednesday’s game here against the Tigers, the 30-year-old centerfielder was hitting .364 over the past two weeks. In the past week alone (during which he notched his 1,000th career hit), he’s hit .455...

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Jacoby Ellsbury’s two homers not enough for Yankees
Aug27

Jacoby Ellsbury’s two homers not enough for Yankees

    Jacoby Ellsbury homered twice, both of the solo variety, but the Yankees were unable to overcome the Tigers on Tuesday. Ellsbury finished 3-for-4 on the night, homering the first time in the fifth and the second time in the eighth, both against Rick Porcello. The center fielder is coming off of a 3-for-5 (with a homer) performance on Monday as well. Overall, Ellsbury has 13 home runs, 60 RBI, 35 steals, and a...

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Jacoby Ellsbury (Navajo) collects 1,000th MLB career hit in win over Royals
Aug26

Jacoby Ellsbury (Navajo) collects 1,000th MLB career hit in win over Royals

Post by ndnsports.com. KANSAS CITY – Jacoby Ellsbury singled in his first at-bat Monday for career hit No. 999, then waited until the seventh to record No. 1,000, an RBI single against James Shields. “It’s pretty special,” said Ellsbury, who hit a two-run homer in the ninth to begin his journey to 2,000 hits. “They got the ball for me and it will go in my collection. I guess it means you’ve played for a little while.” There is...

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Native American Night at Safeco Field; Seattle Mariners vs Rangers
Aug25

Native American Night at Safeco Field; Seattle Mariners vs Rangers

The Seattle Mariners and EQC are joining together to honor the heritage and culture of Native Americans, primarily those of the Pacific Northwest. Native American Night at Safeco Field,presented by EQC, will be held on Tuesday, August 26, when the Mariners take on the Texas Rangers. Game time is 7:10 p.m. The first 10,000 fans 21 and over will receive a Mariners cap courtesy of EQC. Native American Night pre-game activities include a...

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Kyle Lohse (Nomlaki Tribe) set to rejoin Brewers rotation Monday
Aug23

Kyle Lohse (Nomlaki Tribe) set to rejoin Brewers rotation Monday

MILWAUKEE — Rested and refreshed after an off-day, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke had good news to share Friday in his usual pre-game media session at Miller Park: right-hander Kyle Lohsem(Nomlaki Tribe), who was scratched from his last start with a sore ankle, threw a bullpen session Friday and would return to the Brewers’ rotation Monday against the Padres in San Diego. “He threw a normal bullpen,” Roenicke...

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