ALEX RODRIGUEZ HITS HIS 500TH CAREER HOME RUN
New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws a pitch in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium in New York City on August 4, 2007. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
Raul Ibanez hit two home runs Wednesday, one of them a grand slam during a seven-run first that sent Seattle sailing to a 12-2 win over the New York Yankees.
Lyle Overbay played a key role in New York's two big innings and drove in five runs Friday to send the Yankees coasting past Kansas City 11-6.
Phil Hughes fired eight shutout innings for his first victory of the season Saturday, staking the New York Yankees to a 4-2 decision over Oakland.
Lyle Overbay slammed a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning Sunday, lifting the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win and four-game sweep of Toronto.
Ichiro Suzuki's two-run, ninth-inning single Tuesday rallied the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over Tampa Bay.
Nick Markakis belted a go-ahead homer Saturday and the Baltimore Orioles went on to a 5-3 victory over the New York Yankees.
Miguel Cabrera went 4-for-4 with an RBI while Prince Fielder and Andy Dirks each drove two runs Saturday in Detroit's 8-4 spanking of the New York Yankees.
Pitcher Phil Hughes and the New York Yankees have avoided arbitration with a new, one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.
The Detroit Tigers moved to a win away from the World Series Tuesday by beating the New York Yankees 2-1 behind a solid pitching performance by Jason Verlander.
Two dramatic homers by Raul Ibanez, the second coming in the 12th inning Wednesday, gave the New York Yankees a 3-2 division series win over Baltimore.