New York Yankees defeat Chicago White Sox, 6-4
The Yankees were a bit road-weary going into Friday night's game, having played the bulk of their schedule this season away from the Bronx.
Players still seemed to be settling into their lockers beforehand, with some unpacking boxes and placing everything from curios to sweatbands just so.
But a few hours later, they were reveling in all the comforts of home - their own ballpark with its roomy, modern clubhouse, their own cheering fans and another superlative performanc...
NEW YORK -- In the three years that Javier Vazquez played for the White Sox, manager Ozzie Guillen never asked him to be his ace.
All Guillen wanted to see from the right-hander was a big moment, a mountain climbed, a pulse.
The soft-spoken Vazquez thought he did that. Guillen? Well, the two obviously had a difference of opinion.
Vazquez's best year with the Sox came in 2007, when he went 15-8 with a 3.74 ERA, but Guillen pointed out several times that his best ye...
NEW YORK -- For an inning, Ozzie Guillen had to feel like a genius.
The White Sox manager rearranged the chairs just right, stopped the music at the perfect time and watched new-look lineup No. 23 score three runs in the first inning against red-hot starter Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees.
A flip single by leadoff hitter Alexei Ramirez and a bloop single by Gordon Beckham led to a three-run home run by Paul Konerko.
Unfortunately for Guillen, this collection...