BALTIMORE (AP) - The New York Yankees hit four solo homers in a 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles last night. Vernon Wells doubled in the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning. New York trailed 4-3 in the ninth before Travis Hafner homered with one out on a 3-1 pitch from Jim Johnson.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has started his third week of on-field work by adding defensive drills and hitting in a cage. The 37-year-old is recuperating from left hip surgery. He fielded grounders and took 25 swings during a batting practice session in an indoor cage yesterday at the Yankees' minor league complex.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 4-3 last night. Jay Bruce hit a tiebreaking homer and drove in two runs to back Johnny Cueto's wild but effective return from the disabled list. Brandon Phillips had a two-run single for his first career hit off Shaun Marcum in 13 at-bats.
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 last night. Alex Sanabia outpitched Cole Hamels in a matchup of struggling starters. Hamels struck out 10 in six effective innings but has not won since April 28 at the New York Mets. Domonic Brown homered for the Phillies.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Rangers are looking for their second straight 0-2 comeback. Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Boston Bruins is tonight at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers will need to rebound quickly if they hope to extend this postseason run.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Knicks say they need time, not an overhaul to get further next season. The team held exit meetings at their training center yesterday. Some players say they're not far from being at the level of the Pacers or even the Miami Heat, who open the East finals tomorrow.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees pitcher David Robertson and Mets first baseman Ike Davis will help host a Long Island golf tournament to raise money for victims of Superstorm Sandy. It will be held July 17th at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, the course for the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open. The tournament is scheduled for the day after the All-Star game at Citi Field in New York.
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) - A country club that fell on hard times has been tentatively sold at auction for $10.1 million. The Courier-Post reports the Marlton-based First Montgomery Group made the winning bid yesterday for the Woodcrest Country Club in Cherry Hill. The club takes up 155 acres in the middle of 1 of Philadelphia's biggest and most affluent suburbs.
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