NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by his teammate Derek Jeter (L) on his grand slam home run in the 5th inning against the Oakland Athletics on August 25, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
Top a' tha marnin' to ya! This morning's breakfast links are a real grand slam. We have two Yankee stories to tickle your tastebuds, a delay for Wilson out in San Fran, a sad side of Liriano news, and of course, we'll finish up with Pie. Enjoy!
Brian Wilson Making Slow Progress
"Brian Wilson is making slow progress in his comeback from elbow inflammation and Giants manager Bruce Bochy is unsure whether the All-Star closer will be ready to come off the disabled list next week when he's eligible."
Yankees Hit Three Grand Slams, Make History
"The New York Yankees became the first team in major league history to hit three grand slams in a game, with Robinson Cano, Russell Martin and Curtis Granderson connecting Thursday in a wet, wild 22-9 romp over the Oakland Athletics."
Twins' Francisco Liriano headed to DL with shoulder strain
"The Minnesota Twins have placed left-hander Francisco Liriano on the disabled list with a strained shoulder after he left Thursday's game against Baltimore early."
Jeter passes Rickey, now chasing Biggio
"Derek Jeter’s first-inning triple gave him career hit No. 3,056, moving past Rickey Henderson for sole possession of 21st place on baseball’s all-time list."
Felix Pie clears waivers (update, expected to report to Norfolk)
"Orioles outfielder Felix Pie has cleared waivers. He can now elect to become a free agent or report to Triple-A Norfolk. He has until Saturday morning to make that decision, but he can make it sooner. If he chooses to become a free agent, he would forfeit what is left of his $985,000 salary for 2011."