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BrooklynFans Of Books: “Ten Innings At Wrigley” On One Of The Wildest Ballgames Ever

Ten Innings At Wrigley: The Wildest Ballgame Ever with Baseball on the Brink

By Kevin Cook

Henry Holt and Company; hardcover, 272 pages; $28.00

There has been a great tradition in baseball writing of books that focus on one game and all that goes into it, with a recent example Power Ball by Rob Neyer, which focused on a game in the past few years between the Houston Astros and Oakland A’s and the systems they employ to win.

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Yankees Could Make History Saturday Night

(Gary Sanchez being greeted at home plate after his home run on Wednesday against Tampa Bay – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Yankees enter Saturday night’s game with the Houston Astros one away from tying the franchise’s consecutive games with a home run streak.

Yankees batters have homered in 24 consecutive games, the eighth streak of that length in Major League history. The team record is 25 straight, set from June 1-29, 1941.

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Yankees HOPE Week Concludes In Brooklyn At AdaptAbility

The 10th Anniversary edition of Yankees HOPE Week concluded on Friday afternoon in Brooklyn.

Manager Aaron Boone, along with players Aaron Hicks, DJ LeMahieu, Cameron Maybin and Brooklyn native Adam Ottavino joined Sandra Alfonzo at her “Behind Bars in Brooklyn” bike repair shop in the South Slope section of Brooklyn to surprise a 14-year-old with special needs, Kiko Mina, with his very own adaptive bicycle.

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Boone Says Judge Is “Ready to go and he’ll impact us in a big way”

Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge is set to return on Friday night after two months to recovering from a left oblique strain.

In 20 games this season up to when the injury occurred on a swing against Kansas City on April 20, Judge hit .288 with five home runs and 11 RBI, and when you throw in his 14 walks, he had a .404 on-base percentage, best on the team.

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