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MLB: New York Yankees 6, Baltimore 4 (10 innings)

BALTIMORE, May 20 (UPI) -- Vernon Wells stroked a tiebreaking RBI double in the 10th inning Monday and the New York Yankees rallied for a 6-4 win over Baltimore.

MLB: Seattle 12, New York Yankees 2

NEW YORK, May 15 (UPI) -- 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.

MLB: New York Yankees 4, Seattle 3

NEW YORK, May 14 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano cracked a score-tying double and then came home with the decisive run Tuesday in the New York Yankees' 4-3 comeback win over Seattle.

MLB: New York Yankees 7, Cleveland 0 (second game)

CLEVELAND, May 13 (UPI) -- Rookie Vidal Nuno strung together five shutout innings Monday, staking the New York Yankees to a 7-0 win over Cleveland in Game 2 of a doubleheader.

MLB: New York Yankees 4, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 12 (UPI) -- Hiroki Kuroda controlled Kansas City for two runs over 7 2/3 innings Sunday and the New York Yankees completed a three-game sweep of the Royals, 4-2.

MLB: New York Yankees 3, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 11 (UPI) -- Andy Pettitte pitched seven solid innings and Vernon Wells socked a go-ahead homer Saturday in the New York Yankees' 3-2 win over Kansas City.

MLB: New York Yankees 3, Colorado 2

DENVER, May 9 (UPI) -- Vernon Wells scored in the ninth inning on an infield single from Brennan Boesch Wednesday, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 win over Colorado.

MLB: Houston 9, New York Yankees 1

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- Carlos Corporan went 4-for-5 with a two-run homer and four RBI Monday, igniting the Houston Astros' 9-1 rout of the New York Yankees.

MLB: New York Yankees 5, Toronto 4

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Travis Hafner socked a three-run homer and added a go-ahead RBI triple Saturday, hoisting the New York Yankees over Toronto 5-4.

MLB: New York Yankees 5, Toronto 3

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) -- Homers by Vernon Wells, Robinson Cano and Francisco Cervelli accounted for all the New York runs Thursday in the Yankees' 5-3 win over Toronto.

MLB: New York Yankees 5, Toronto 3 (11 innings)

TORONTO, April 20 (UPI) -- Pitcher Aaron Loup's 11th-inning error on Ichiro Suzuki's sacrifice bunt allowed two runs to score Saturday, giving the New York Yankees a 5-3 win over Toronto.

MLB: New York Yankees 9, Toronto 4

TORONTO, April 19 (UPI) -- Travis Hafner hit one of New York's three solo homers and had two RBI Friday in helping the Yankees roll over Toronto 9-4.

MLB: Baltimore 5, New York Yankees 3

NEW YORK, April 13 (UPI) -- Nick Markakis belted a go-ahead homer Saturday and the Baltimore Orioles went on to a 5-3 victory over the New York Yankees.

MLB: New York Yankees 5, Baltimore 2

NEW YORK, April 12 (UPI) -- A fly ball by Vernon Wells was misplayed into a three-run error by Baltimore's Adam Jones Friday, giving the New York Yankees a 5-2 win over the Orioles.

MLB: New York Yankees 11, Cleveland 6

CLEVELAND, April 8 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano homered twice and former Indian Travis Hafner added four RBI Monday in the New York Yankees' 11-6 win in Cleveland's home opener.
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Toronto Blue Jays' Vernon Wells gets high fives from teammate Eric Hinske at the plate after they score on Wells' grand slam home run off Texas Rangers starting pitcher John Koronka in the fourth inning at the Rogers Center in Toronto, Canada on July 17, 2006. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)
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Vernon M. Wells III (born December 8, 1978) is a Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Wells has appeared on three All-Star teams in his career, been awarded three Gold Glove Awards, and one Silver Slugger Award. He is second all time for the Toronto Blue Jays in career hits, homeruns, doubles, runs, RBI and total bases.

Wells was born in Shreveport, Louisiana to a father who played CFL football, and grew up in Arlington, Texas, where his family moved in 1988. In 1993, Wells entered Arlington's Bowie High School where he played quarterback on the football team and was an outfielder on the baseball team. In his senior year, he batted .565 with 7 home runs and 20 RBI. Before entering the Major League Baseball Draft, Wells signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Texas at Austin to play baseball and football (as a wide receiver).

The Toronto Blue Jays made Wells round one's fifth pick in the 1997 amateur draft. He spent several years as a top prospect in the Blue Jays organization, starting with the St. Catharines Stompers, Toronto’s Class-A team in the short-season New York – Penn League. In 1999 he played in the Australian Baseball League with the Sydney Storm. From 1999 through 2001, Wells was a regular September call-up and played in 57 games.

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