Derek Jeter did not become the Yankees' Hit King in the opener of a day-night doubleheader with the Rays Monday, but his teammates did enough hitting to beat Tampa Bay, 4-1, in... 6 hours ago | Daily News |  
When it comes down to this point in the season, you want guys on your side who get it, who are aware of the score and who know what's at stake. That's why, as we enter the real... September 7, 2009 | Touching Base |  
Yesterday, I took a look at bench players responsible for the only hits against pitchers who have thrown complete-game one-hitters this decade. In the course of the research for... September 6, 2009 | Touching Base |  
A lot of my non-blog work lately has been Derek Jeter-related lately as the Yankee captain prepares to break Lou Gehrig's team record for hits, so I happen to know that Jeter has... September 5, 2009 | Touching Base |  
For those of you who have been immersed in fantasy football scouting, you may not have heard that Derek Jeter is closing in on Lou Gehrig's all-time Yankee hit record of 2,721.... September 4, 2009 | Touching Base |  
This afternoon's action brought a flurry of pitching stats. Let's take a look... Trevor Hoffman had three strikeouts in the ninth inning to close out the Brewers' 4-3 win over the... September 3, 2009 | Touching Base |  
Some notes from last night's games as the pennant races kinda, sorta heat up... with the NL wild card the only race where teams are within three games of each other, there's not a... September 2, 2009 | Touching Base |  
Welcome to September! It's crunch time in the baseball season, so much so that if the season were a game, I'd be turning things over to a relief blogger right about now. But it's... September 1, 2009 | Touching Base |  
Any Met fans still holding their breath to see Gary Sheffield or Carlos Delgado back in the middle of the lineup should stop. Jerry Manuel is doubtful either injured slugger will... 18 hours ago | Daily News |  
Misery, as they say, loves company, so it was fitting that the Mets should have been hosting Lou Piniella's Chicago Cubs this lost Labor Day weekend for two teams that began the... 18 hours ago | Daily News |  
Teammates, coaches and even managers have come and gone during Derek Jeter's career, each witnessing part of the shortstop's climb toward the top of the Yankees' all-time hits... 18 hours ago | Daily News |  
The most historic pitch Tim Belcher threw in 1995 came in May, even if almost nobody knew it at the time. It was May 30, at the Kingdome, when Belcher gave up a single to the... 18 hours ago | Daily News |  
The Yankees aim to celebrate a division title later this month. This week, the celebration won't be centered on the team, but rather its captain. 21 hours ago | Daily News |  
There's no vaccine for Jeter Fever - and who wants it anyway? Going into Monday's doubleheader, the pinstriped hero is four hits away from becoming the all-time hit leader in... 21 hours ago | Daily News |  
Battling the Red Sox for the American League East isn't the Yankees' only mission - they're fighting to beat swine flu, too. Bombers fans will find Hand Sanitizer Key Chain... 22 hours ago | Daily News |