April 15, 2012 12:00 AM
" NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter hit a three-run homer to extend his fast start and Ivan Nova won his 14th straight decision, leading the New York Yankees to an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday night.
Raul Ibanez added a titanic homer and Jeter also doubled during a four-run rally to help the Yankees take two of three in an early series between high-priced teams expected to challenge for the American League pennant.
The prime-time crowd for a nationally televised game included Tim Tebow and Dwyane Wade, who sat side by side wearing Yankees caps in the third row next to the Los Angeles dugout. The new backup quarterback for the New York Jets, Tebow was mostly booed when he was shown on the giant video board — but he cracked a smile anyway.
New York spoiled the season debut of Jerome Williams, chased in the third inning, while sending Albert Pujols and the Angels to their sixth defeat in eight games "
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Monday, April 16, 2012 by Anaheim Angels
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Friday, April 13, 2012 by New York Times
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Sunday, April 15, 2012 by Boston.com
By Peter Abraham The Red Sox have been consigned to third place in the American League East, the younger and more dynamic Tampa Bay Rays having taken their place as the biggest threats to the Yankees in the division. That is the conventional wisdom; ...Read more