New York Yankees defeat Texas Rangers, 5-1

Chan Ho Park's injured right hamstring might be fit enough for him to pitch by next week, but the Yankees are not taking any chances with the 36-year-old right-hander.

Park was put on the 15-day disabled list Friday in the hopes that the hamstring won't become a recurring problem for the reliever.

Park missed the last few weeks of last season with the Phillies with a right hamstring strain, but said that his current injury, termed a “real, real low-level strain,” by Joe...

Early on in his rain-soaked start Friday night, CC Sabathia found he could tempt Texas hitters outside the strike zone early in the at-bats and still get them to swing. So he and Francisco Cervelli tweaked their plan and tried to tease the Rangers and keep them swinging at "stuff that would be hard for them to get the barrel on," Sabathia said.

The Rangers, with perhaps the most aggressive lineup in baseball, never stopped hacking and the result was a start by Sabathia ...