Robinson Cano, named after Jackie Robinson, launches a three-run homer off Brandon McCarthy in the fourth on the night the Yankees honored No. 42.
NEW YORK - By the time Brandon McCarthy threw his 100th pitch - and it was still only the fourth inning - he clearly was lost once again.
WASHINGTON - Chris Carpenter was every bit the postseason ace he's been in the past for St. Louis.
Left out of the Giants' postseason rotation, Tim Lincecum came out of the bullpen and earned the win in Game 4 with 4 1/3 innings of relief. He allowed two hits and one run.
CINCINNATI - The new slogan for the Giants' 2012 postseason isn't particularly good for the health, or clubhouse ambience, but it's effective.
New York Yankees' Raul Ibanez, who tied the game with a homer in the ninth, hit a game-winning home run in the 12th.
NEW YORK - The highest-paid player in baseball could only sit and watch when Raul Ibanez pinch hit for him and tied the game with a bottom-of-the-ninth home run.
• Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey was named Thursday as the winner of the 2012 Branch Rickey Award in recognition of his work distributing baseball equipment and medical supplies in Central and South America. Created by the Rotary Club of Denver, the Branch Rickey Award honors individuals in baseba…
Matt Wieters, who singled and scored on the blast, congratulates Mark Reynolds on his two-run homer in the eighth inning.
BALTIMORE - Adam Jones had heard tales about how Camden Yards used to be when the place was packed and the Orioles were in a pennant race.
• Rays 5, Yankees 2: In St. Petersburg, Fla., Evan Longoria hit a go-ahead homer, and New York dropped into a tie for first place in the AL East.
• Angels 5, Athletics 0: In Oakland, C.J. Wilson and Ernesto Frieri combined for a one-hitter. Albert Pujols homered for the third time in seven days, and Mark Trumbo and Howie Kendrick had RBI singles for the Angels.
• Yankees 7, Tigers 6: In New York, Derek Jeter scored on a passed ball with one out in the ninth inning, and New York handed Detroit its fifth straight loss.
MIAMI - A year ago, April was Joe Saunders' worst month. It's a safe bet that won't be the case this season.
• Moose Skowron, a five-time World Series champion and one of only two players to hit three home runs in World Series Game 7s, died Friday of congestive heart failure at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill. He was 81. Skowron helped the New York Yankees win four titles in …