Jacoby Ellsbury stole home, a daring dash that startled Yankee Yankee Stadium and helped New York rush past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3,
The first visit by a major league team to the Communist island since 1999, the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cuban national team 4-1 on March 22.
Phil Pepe, a revered baseball writer and radio voice who spent more than five decades covering sports in New York, died Dec. 13. He was 80.
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, who left the team at the end of the year for treatment, said he knew three years ago he was an alcoholic.
Daniel Murphy homered in his record-tying fifth straight postseason game as the Mets beat the Cubs, 5-2 to lead their NL Championship series, 3-0.
“When the season started, no one thought we would be here,” Manager Joe Girardi said after Houston eliminated New York 3-0 on Oct. 6.
Ending a two-year absence from the postseason, New York clinched a wild-card berth with three games to spare, beating the Red Sox, 4-1.
On a day filled with stories from a lifetime in baseball, Yogi Berra was remembered as more than one of the game’s All-Time greats.
CC Sabathia gave up two costly homers and rookie Carlos Rodon pitched out of trouble as the Chicago White Sox beat the Yankees, 5-2.
The New York Yankees honored one of their greatest, 10-times World Series winner Yogi Berra on Sept. 24, two days after he died at 90.