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Yankees 7, Rays 1: The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field

A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....

Yankees 7, Rays 1: The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field

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The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....
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11:26, 07/08/2019

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20:26, 06/26/2019

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19:13, 06/16/2019

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04:26, 05/12/2019

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09:26, 07/03/2019

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11:52, 05/02/2019

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Cameron Maybin gives Yankees something to think about If Cameron Maybin’s Yankees days are numbered, he’s going out with a bang. The journeyman outfielder, who may be cast aside when Aaron Judge returns from the injured list, homered for the third straight game, a personal best, in the Yankees’ 3-0 shut...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Yankees’ Bats Are Too Much for the Red Sox in London In M.L.B.’s first game in London, the Yankees and Red Sox put on a show of home runs in a matchup that stretched nearly five hours, including a 12-run first inning....
03:26, 06/30/2019

Why Yankees put Luke Voit on the IL The Yankees will be without Luke Voit until after the All-Star break after the first baseman was put on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with an abdominal strain suffered in Saturday’s win over the Red Sox in London. Voit left that game after injuring...
13:13, 07/03/2019

MLB London Series: Yankees vs. Red Sox London is hosting Major League Baseball's first game in Europe this weekend between the Yankees and Red Sox.       ...
19:13, 06/27/2019

Why this start was better for Yankees’ J.A. Happ ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This was better. J.A. Happ was more aggressive Thursday night, worked his fastball in the lanes where he needed to work them, which in turn made his secondary pitches better. The transformation took a step forward as Happ is fi...
08:39, 07/05/2019

Clint Frazier wants to help Yankees more than ever before Clint Frazier’s bat was living up to the hype. His production was proving essential for the injury-riddled Yankees. Finally, his time had come — until it hadn’t. He turned his left ankle trying to get back to second base in a win over the Angels on A...
18:26, 05/07/2019

Yankees vs. Mariners: Take the Over in this slugfest The Yankees appear to be getting healthy at just the right time and are streaking while the Mariners are cooling off from a hot start. Before Wednesday’s 10-1 Seattle victory in The Bronx, the Mariners were 3-9 in their past 12 while the Yankee...
20:26, 05/09/2019

Yankees getting reinforcements soon — likely in more ways than one Giancarlo Stanton played right field in his second rehab game with Single-A Tampa on Wednesday night and could return to the Yankees as soon as Monday, just in time for them to face the Rays for what figures to be an important week, since AL West-lea...
12:26, 06/13/2019

Clint Frazier once again could soon be Yankees’ odd man out Clint Frazier was scheduled to sit against Chris Sale in the Yankees’ series-opener with the Red Sox before Thursday’s game was rained out in The Bronx, with Aaron Boone saying the outfielder was due for a day off. It seemed strange timing, though, w...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Yankees won’t see Luis Severino for quite a while The biggest of the Yankees’ myriad injuries won’t be healed soon. “[Luis] Severino you won’t see until after the All-Star break, in our minds,” Brian Cashman said Sunday on Sirius XM. This serves as the first hazy timetable th...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Yankees and Red Sox in run-fest but London may need more convincing Amid a mix of hot dogs and Pimm’s New York’s and Boston’s finest put on an eye-catching game in Major League Baseball’s first competitive fixture in EuropeThe two-foot long, £24 “Boomstick” hot dog. The mascot race won by a giant-headed Freddie Mercu...
02:26, 06/30/2019

The wacky inning that nearly redeemed Yankees Eight Yankees took at-bats. Four Padres pitchers took the mound. Three runs were scored. The bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday had a little bit of everything. It began with the Yankees down big and nearly ended with them ahead. “It was interesting...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Yankees’ CC Sabathia placed on IL with knee inflammation BALTIMORE (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation. The team announced it Thursday before the finale of the four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. Sabathia pitched fi...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Marcus Stroman shows Yankees all they need to see Doing nothing can’t be an option. No option ranks as a slam-dunk, can’t-miss, blame-the-baseball-gods-if-it-doesn’t-work situation. Such is the vise in which the Yankees find themselves as they approach the July 31 trade deadline, understanding full ...
07:13, 07/15/2019

Yankees sweep Red Sox in London with 12-8 comeback win The New York Yankees (54-28) defeated the Boston Red Sox (44-40) 12-8 in London on Sunday to cap off a "London Series" sweep in the first baseball games played in Europe in league history....
03:26, 07/01/2019

Yankees and DJ LeMahieu are on pace to do something special LONDON — Exotic location, exquisite timing, simple message. At the official halfway point of the Yankees’ season, could it be any more obvious that DJ LeMahieu is their most valuable player? The London Series kicked off Saturday evening with some cra...
10:52, 06/30/2019

Yankees’ rotation not completely set for Red Sox series Aaron Boone said he hopes CC Sabathia will be able to face the Red Sox on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium in his first start back from the injured list. As for who will precede the veteran left-hander against the Yankees’ blood rivals from Boston, the...
12:39, 05/30/2019

Yankees acquire 1B/DH Kendrys Morales from A’s NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have acquired veteran slugger Kendrys Morales from the Oakland Athletics. New York is also getting cash from Oakland and will send a player to be named or cash in the deal announced by the teams Tuesday night. The A’...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Torres hits 2 of Yankees’ 5 HRs in 7-5 win over Orioles BALTIMORE (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit two of New York’s five home runs off Baltimore’s beleaguered pitching staff, and the New York Yankees survived a shaky outing from CC Sabathia in a 7-5 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday night. Torre...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Where Yankees’ top prospect Estevan Florial goes from here Yankees top prospect Estevan Florial only has to look down the dugout to face his cautionary tale. It’s as old as baseball: highly touted up-and-comer has his dream squashed by injuries. Florial’s manager Aaron Holbert lived it. “I was a guy that was...
07:13, 07/15/2019

Yankees-Orioles game postponed — again For a second straight night, the Yankees and Orioles were postponed. After the field didn’t drain as hoped on Monday, a forecast for inclement weather for most of the night caused Tuesday’s rainout, which is slated to be made up Aug. 12 at 1:05 p.m. ...
03:26, 05/15/2019

Travis d’Arnaud destroys Yankees all by himself If the Mets had regrets about cutting Travis d’Arnaud loose earlier this year, the Yankees no doubt wish he was still in Queens, as well, after the ex-Met dominated them Monday, finishing them off with a go-ahead, three-run homer off Aroldis Chapman ...
07:13, 07/16/2019

Gio Urshela’s acrobatic play still has Yankees in awe As Aaron Judge came to the plate in the bottom of the fifth with DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela on the corners, a wild pitch from Toronto pitcher Marcus Stroman sent Urshela racing toward home plate. Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen scrambled for the ball...
07:13, 07/15/2019

Red Sox in awe of Yankees’ secret weapon you rarely see LONDON — Here in James Bond’s native country, Alex Cora commended the Yankees for doing bloody good spy work. Legal spy work, to be clear. But effective nonetheless as Cora’s Red Sox took an absolute lashing overseas. “It wasn’t a good weekend on the...
07:13, 07/01/2019

James Paxton is brilliant but brief in another Yankees win Four innings after almost three weeks on the injured list are not enough to drool over no matter how good James Paxton looked Wednesday. Yet, when it comes to a Yankees rotation that has been dealing with injuries since the start of spring training a...
04:39, 05/30/2019

How the Yankees have stayed red-hot through all the devastating injuries The Yankees are on a 24-8 run despite an injury-ravaged roster – missing players like Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton.        ...
19:52, 05/22/2019

The book is still out on Yankees’ young starter CLEVELAND — As the 2019 Yankees try to avoid registering their first calendar decade without winning a pennant since 1910-1919, this is no time to contemplate macro issues. Call me a troublemaker, though, as I can’t help but wonder: What do they have...
11:52, 06/08/2019

Help on the way: Yankees to activate Andújar on Saturday NEW YORK (AP) — The banged-up New York Yankees are finally starting to get some of their bats back. Third baseman Miguel Andújar is set to come off the injured list Saturday, and the team hopes infielder DJ LeMahieu will return to the lineup that day...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Not even heartbreak can wipe away Yankees’ smile To steal a line from Bobby Bonilla of all people, Travis d’Arnaud, even in the game of his life, couldn’t knock the smile off Aroldis Chapman’s face. Did you see how the Yankees’ closer appeared practically bemused late Monday night, having just serv...
08:00, 07/16/2019

How Vegas is looking at rotations of Yankees and Astros As the much-anticipated Houston Astros-New York Yankees series continues this weekend at the Stadium, bettors should already be thinking about starting pitching outlooks for the postseason. Houston and New York are virtual locks to make the playoffs ...
23:52, 06/21/2019

Yankees, Red Sox play first-ever MLB game in Europe Londoners got a flavor of America's favorite pastime, as New York and Boston delivered an unusually high-scoring game. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were in attendance....
05:26, 06/30/2019

How Yankees could map out rotation after London Series LONDON — Domingo German will start either Wednesday against the Mets or Thursday against the Rays. What game German doesn’t start, J.A. Happ likely will. German, the Yankees’ staff leader in wins with nine, threw in a game with SWB this past week. He...
10:52, 06/30/2019

Other factor Yankees better consider at MLB trade deadline As the Yankees explore the trade market for bullpen arms, they should consider not only whether a target can help them for 2019, but also for 2020 and beyond, depending on his contract/service time status. Because the Yankees could lose as many as tw...
22:39, 07/13/2019

Yankees’ hunt for ace is energy better spent elsewhere Hal Steinbrenner calls Brian Cashman. The son channels his impetuous father and tells the Yankees general manager that one championship in two decades is unacceptable, especially when the Red Sox have won four. Inspired by the gung-ho fervor of the C...
23:26, 07/15/2019

Red Sox head into Yankees showdown with no momentum BOSTON — About the only hit the Cleveland Indians didn’t get was the single Carlos Santana needed to complete the cycle. Santana homered and smacked Cleveland’s first triple of the season as the Indians pounded out a season-high 18 hits i...
12:39, 05/30/2019

A Yankees rotation shakeup isn’t happening just yet With the Yankees scheduled to start Domingo German on Friday night, J.A. Happ on Saturday and All-Star Masahiro Tanaka on Sunday against the brutal Blue Jays to open a 10-game homestand, that means CC Sabathia and James Paxton will draw the first two...
08:39, 07/12/2019

It looks like Chad Green could be returning to Yankees soon Chad Green, who was sent down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after a brutal start to the year, had another successful outing Friday, throwing three perfect innings and striking out six after making some mechanical adjustments. Green could fill a “...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Miguel Andujar returning: Here’s how Yankees will use him The walking wounded are getting one significant reinforcement back. Miguel Andujar, the team’s lethal-hitting third baseman who was an AL Rookie of the Year runner-up last year, will be activated on Saturday after being out since Mar. 31 with a tear ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Yankees hold off Red Sox in MLB's first European game The New York Yankees used two separate six-run innings in London to take down the rival Boston Red Sox 17-13 in Major League Baseball's first European game....
11:13, 06/30/2019

Yankees avoid sweep with 6-2 win over Jays Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer and J.A. Happ worked seven strong innings as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 on Thursday night at Rogers Centre....
05:26, 06/07/2019

Londoners going to get up-close look at Yankees juggernaut Aaron Judge hasn’t heard details about how London Stadium, the site of the 2012 Olympics, will be reconfigured to host a Major League Baseball game. But he’s heard it’s going to be about 385 feet to the wall in center field, which is 5 feet shorter t...
09:13, 06/27/2019

Yankees can’t escape injury vortex Watching James Paxton slowly negotiate the dugout stairs on the way to the clubhouse after three innings was a snapshot of the Yankees’ season. High-end talent exiting a game with a physical problem has become common place for the Yankees, who had 13...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Aroldis Chapman is likely to opt out of Yankees contract The New York Yankees might have to add acquiring a new closer on their shopping list this offseason. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, a source close to current closer Aroldis Chapman stated there is a ‘1 million percent chance’...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Yankees acquire Kendrys Morales The New York Yankees announced that they have acquired Kendrys Morales in a trade with the Oakland Athletics. In exchange for Morales, Oakland will receive a player to be named later or cash considerations. The Yankees have acquired 1B/DH Kendrys Mo...
18:39, 05/15/2019

The 2019 Yankees: Championship or bust Normally this would sound like a thrown-down gauntlet because, normally, this would be a thrown-down gauntlet. In this time, in this place, in this city, it is something else entirely. For the Yankees it ought to be a welcome challenge, and for the p...
08:39, 07/12/2019

Yankees and Gary Sanchez looking like they can’t be stopped They could breathe again, the 46,306 stiffing the grandstands and the bleachers, so they let loose with an old-school roar, one that reached all the way back to around 2003 or so, back when the Red Sox and the Yankees could turn old Yankee Stadium in...
09:26, 06/02/2019

Yankees live out Mets’ nightmare for once Sometimes, the mouse eats the hawk. So it went Tuesday night at Citi Field, where an announced number of 42,150 ticket holders can someday tell their grandkids about the night the Mets’ bullpen outpitched the Yankees’. Yes, this will go down as one o...
09:26, 07/03/2019

Yankees must follow Red Sox model and keep being bullies KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Opener or ace, injury after injury, none of that matters as these Yankees keep beating terrible teams. Keep being bullies, Yankees, even if it is with a second layer of players. The Yankees have stolen a page from the 2018 World Ch...
11:00, 05/25/2019

What makes this Yankees group so unfair The championship belt with the blue interlocking “NY” rested on the chair in front of Stephen Tarpley’s locker in the hours before Saturday’s game against the Rockies. The Yankee lefty was awarded the belt by teammates for three one-hit innings of re...
03:26, 07/21/2019

The force behind the Yankees’ recent dominance The rainout that wiped away what was to be the series opener of the Rivalry was rated as “advantage, Yankees,” because it removed the need to use a reliever to start one of the four games in what now had become a three-game series. But the real edge ...
05:39, 06/02/2019

Yankees’ all-in approach means no one is off-limits As the Yankees pursue pitching help, for better or worse, here stands the reality about their farm system: No one is untouchable. No one should be unattainable. That speaks in large part to the strength of their major league roster, with positions an...
04:26, 07/16/2019

Red Sox, Yankees to face off on turf for 1st time When the Red Sox play the Yankees next month at Olympic Stadium in London, it will mark the first time in their rivalry that the game will be played on artificial turf....
20:39, 05/21/2019

Yankees don’t want Red Sox’s uphill climb to get easier It must feel like requiring two tanks of gas to complete your journey when your competitors require only one. Or needing two cans of Red Bull. When you stagger out of the gate, fully righting yourself constitutes a very difficult task. The Red Sox, w...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Yankees acquire Cameron Maybin And the next man up is… Cameron Maybin! Additional Roster Moves: The Yankees have acquired OF Cameron Maybin from Cleveland for cash considerations. He was signed to a Major League contract and selected to the 25-man roster. To make room on th...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Yankees about to get Aaron Hicks back Aaron Hicks might be back from the lower-back injury that has sidelined him since spring training by this weekend, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone. “I would say there’s a chance he could be activated this weekend,’’ Boone said Wednesday of t...
19:39, 05/09/2019

Aaron Judge will be starting to take BP soon for Yankees Aaron Judge threw strongly and accurately to bases from right field Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Now the Yankees’ right fielder will begin taking batting practice in the indoor cage this weekend as he comes back from a strained left oblique ...
12:00, 05/31/2019

The Yankees will soon wear black uniforms Here is something that will make baseball purists puke. When the Yankees visit Dodger Stadium for three games in August they won’t be wearing their road gray uniforms. Instead, for Players Weekend the Yankees will tuck themselves into black uniforms ...
03:13, 06/25/2019

Yankees may have dodged this injury bullet Now the Yankees’ backups are getting hurt. A night after crushing a ninth-inning home run to spark a comeback win, Gio Urshela didn’t make it through Wednesday’s 10-1 loss to the Mariners, leaving after fouling a ball off his left knee in the bottom ...
19:39, 05/09/2019

Yankees got just enough on ugly day for patchwork bullpen It was patchwork, but it was good enough work by opener Chad Green and three other Yankees pitchers. The Yankees’ offense helped make sure of that, but on a day when they were short in the bullpen, an unlikely lineup of Green, Nestor Cortes Jr., Adam...
09:52, 05/20/2019

This Yankees triumph couldn’t be more fitting The Yankees climbed back into first place Sunday with fittingly the most 2019 Yankees victory of the season. They started an opener, not the Rays. They replaced their torrid third-string third baseman with the fourth-stringer who broke the game open....
03:52, 05/20/2019

Yankees’ red flags appear in rare loss An eight-game winning streak — with the last six coming against two of the best teams in the American League — had the Yankees riding high. On Sunday, they got a bit of a wake-up call from Justin Verlander and the Astros, who pounded the Yankees, 9-4...
23:39, 06/23/2019

This is the Aaron Hicks the Yankees have been waiting for Aaron Hicks has been back playing games in a Yankees uniform since Wednesday. On Sunday, he delivered a glimpse of the real Aaron Hicks — the one the Yankees signed to a seven-year, $70 million extension in February. The center fielder crushed his fi...
02:13, 05/20/2019

CC Sabathia ready to go as Yankees’ rotation becomes whole CC Sabathia will never be fully healthy again, but the Yankees’ starting rotation is getting close. Sabathia, who will return to the mound in Sunday night’s series finale against the Red Sox, will be making his first appearance since throwing five in...
22:39, 06/02/2019

Yankees OF Maybin goes on IL with strained calf NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Maybin is the 21st player to go on the injured list this year for the New York Yankees, exceeding their total for the entire 2018 season. The 32-year-old Maybin has a strained left calf. To replace the veteran outfielder on th...
21:00, 06/23/2019

It’s panic time for Yankees’ J.A. Happ The next time J.A. Happ takes the ball for the Yankees, they will have passed the season’s halfway point. Which means it’s not too early to register an opinion on the veteran left-hander. Which means, in turn, that it’s officially OK to be concerned ...
04:39, 06/24/2019

Report: Yankees' Chapman to opt out after 2019 New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman is "one million percent" planning to opt out of the final two years of his contract, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported Wednesday....
04:13, 07/18/2019

YES booth has distorted take on Yankees’ absurdities Doesn’t matter if it’s high-def TV on a 72-inch screen. Don’t believe what you see, believe what you’re told. Thursday afternoon, in his first at-bat against the Rays, Brett Gardner, 35 years old, struck out looking at a pitch that appeared a tad ins...
03:26, 07/21/2019

Yankees going all in with jaw-dropping Jasson Dominguez The Yankees’ path to signing Jasson Dominguez as a 16-year-old and giving him a whopping $5 million bonus began two years ago and Donny Rowland, the team’s director of international scouting, recalled on Wednesday his introduction to Dominguez as a h...
09:26, 07/03/2019

Orioles have no answer for Torres, Yankees Gary Thorne, announcing for Baltimore fans on MASN, provided one of the week's more amusing moments with his incredulous reaction to yet another home run by New York's Gleyber Torres against the Orioles        ...
10:26, 05/27/2019

Yankees grinding down rivals with their relentlessness ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Now it is run-away-and-hide time. How did this all happen with all the adversity the Yankees have faced this year? How do the Yankees put themselves in the right frame of mind every game? How did they do it after Aroldis Chapma...
08:39, 07/05/2019

DJ LeMahieu went from most hated to most important for Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Remember the “Saturday Night Live” sketch when legendary quarterback Joe Montana plays Phil Hartman’s ultra-sincere roomate, Stu? Stu says to Hartman and his date, Jan Hooks, “I hope I’m not disturbing you,” and then, in a voic...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Judge to bat leadoff in his return to Yankees The New York Yankees will waste little time in getting Aaron Judge back to action Friday night, batting the slugger in the leadoff spot as he returns to the active roster....
10:26, 06/22/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit will be coming off the IL Barring a last-minute setback, Luke Voit, who has been on the shelf since suffering an abdominal strain running the bases on June 29 against the Red Sox in London, will be activated from the injured list in time for Saturday’s game against the Blue J...
11:13, 07/13/2019

Yankees have Diamondbacks starter on their radar While the Yankees are clearly looking to upgrade their rotation, there’s no guarantee they’ll add anyone — let alone a significant piece like San Francisco’s Madison Bumgarner or Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer, which is why they could also be interested in...
02:52, 07/13/2019

How some of the Yankees’ injured players are progressing ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Giancarlo Stanton’s sprained right knee is improving, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone. “A lot better … he is making progress as far as range of motion and stuff,’’ Boone said before the Yankees’ 8-4, 10-inning wi...
10:13, 07/05/2019

Why Yankees know better than to look past struggling Mets Following two flights across the Atlantic in five days that netted two precious victories over the fast-fading Red Sox, the Yankees face the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday night. While the second portion of the four-game Subway Series will draw custom...
07:00, 07/02/2019

Yankees set one homer mark and have another within reach One streak is still alive. Though the Yankees’ season-best eight-game win streak was snapped in Sunday’s 9-4 loss to the Astros, the Bombers set a franchise record by homering in their 26th straight game — breaking a brief tie with the 1941 World Ser...
06:39, 06/24/2019

What MLB got right and wrong during Yankees-Red Sox London series LONDON — Chris Ward, a resident of Oxford and native Brit, first learned of the London Series last year when the news arrived on his Major League Baseball app. So we are not talking about a baseball novice. To the contrary, Ward has attended games at...
22:13, 07/01/2019

Report: Keuchel, Yankees appear to be match The free-agent lefty is closing in on an agreement with the Yankees, per MLB Network, with the St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros thought to be left in the wake of the AL East-leading Yanks....
07:52, 06/05/2019

Yankees option Jonathan Holder It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Jonathan Holder. Took this down to double-check the numbers. No, they’re correct. Ouch. Jonathan Holder’s last six appearances, including tonight: 5 1/3 IP, 13 H, 13 ER (21.94 ERA). — Bryan ...
18:13, 06/25/2019

Yankees’ best clutch hitter DJ LeMahieu does it again The Yankees were hitless in 10 at-bats with runners in scoring position Tuesday when DJ LeMahieu came to the plate with the score tied in the bottom of the ninth and Cameron Maybin on second base. They couldn’t have asked for a better option, because...
14:52, 05/08/2019

All the Yankees Need to Know Is Inside Their Caps (or Their Pockets) As loads of data make playing each position ever more complex, several teams like the Yankees use paper cheat-sheets to keep their fielders where they need to be....
07:26, 05/31/2019

Meet the Yankees’ ultimate Old-Timers’ Day fan He’s the Joe DiMaggio of Old-Timers’ Day. When the Yankees hosted the 73rd edition of Old-Timers’ Day on Sunday, Don Mongitore was in attendance, seated in section 224, for his 63rd straight. The players and format of the game have changed over the y...
18:26, 06/24/2019

The Yankees need this version of James Paxton ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — James Paxton is feeling strong with his fastball. You could tell by his bravado regarding the Yankees. “It was a solid first half,’’ Paxton said of the 57-31 Yankees and their 6 ¹/₂ -game lead over the Rays after their 2-1 loss...
11:26, 07/08/2019

Return of two Yankees would be ‘like making a big trade’ CLEVELAND — CC Sabathia, who was celebrated in his retirement season in the city where his career began Tuesday night, said he has confidence in the Yankees front office addressing areas of need and that it would be great to add a starter. But he als...
08:00, 07/10/2019

This play by Yankees’ Gio Urshela was ‘unbelievable’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gio Urshela made another highlight-reel play at third base to start the bottom of the eighth inning in the Yankees’ 7-3 victory over the Royals in the first game on Saturday, getting to Martin Maldonado’s hard grounder with a...
12:39, 05/26/2019

Yankees’ Adam Ottavino getting it done, but still isn’t satisfied Dellin Betances is shut down and he won’t be back for quite some time now that a lat injury has surfaced. The right-hander’s extended absence has only highlighted the importance of Adam Ottavino, who the Yankees signed during the offseason to improve...
12:26, 06/13/2019

How Yankees are trying to get James Paxton out of his funk Pitching coaches are asked to work on every aspect of a big-league hurler, but some view their best abilities as being able to teach and correct. With the latter in mind, Larry Rothschild tinkered with James Paxton’s setup on the mound this past week...
15:52, 07/02/2019

MRI shows no new injury for Yankees' Stanton An MRI exam on the right knee of New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton came back clean, though manager Aaron Boone said the team will take a cautious approach with the slugger....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Gio Urshela did it all, but now Yankees must hope he’s not hurt Not that the Yankees needed any reminding, but Gio Urshela showed again why he has been so valuable this season with his performance in the field and at the plate in Wednesday’s 5-1 win over the Mets at Citi Field. Now, they just have to hope he’s no...
17:26, 07/04/2019

Yankees-Red Sox postponed due to gloomy forecast The Yankees and Red Sox will have to wait to resume their rivalry. Thursday night’s game in The Bronx was cancelled in the late afternoon due to a gloomy forecast, the Yankees announced. The game is scheduled to be made up at 7 p.m., Aug. 3 as ...
00:13, 05/31/2019

What Yankees’ Plan B may be now that Dallas Keuchel’s off the board TORONTO — Max Scherzer. Justin Verlander. Gerrit Cole. Patrick Corbin. And now Dallas Keuchel. That quintet shares a bond beyond the obvious of being highly accomplished starting pitchers. All five have switched teams in the past five years, and none...
07:26, 06/07/2019

Yankees acquire Terrance Gore from Royals With two weeks to go before the trade deadline, the New York Yankees have made another acquisition. However, the move seems more geared towards the final month of the regular season. The Yankees have acquired OF Terrance Gore from the Kansas City Roy...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit has homecoming to remember KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are homecomings and there are home-run comings. Luke Voit put on a Show Me State exhibition for his loyal fans in his home state. Voit blasted a 470-foot, two-run home run to left field in the seventh inning Saturday at Kauff...
12:39, 05/26/2019

Here comes the Yankees and Red Sox, but for now, London doesn’t seem to notice London is hosting Major League Baseball's first game in Europe this weekend between the Yankees and Red Sox. Have the locals noticed?       ...
19:13, 06/27/2019

Yankees’ day gets even worse after Subway Series rainout Rain fell on the Yankees on Monday. And then they fell out of first place in the AL East. The Rays beat the Athletics, 6-2, moving a half-game ahead of the washed-out Yankees. Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with Tampa Bay, pitching seven shutout in...
16:26, 06/11/2019

Aaron Judge isn’t close to returning to the Yankees Aaron Judge said before the Yankees’ 3-1 win over the Mariners on Thursday night at the Stadium that he’s still experiencing discomfort from his strained left oblique, so he hasn’t begun baseball activities. As for Giancarlo Stanton, he hit off...
14:52, 05/10/2019

Why Aaron Boone calls his Yankees ‘savages’ Chad Bohling, the Yankees’ director of mental conditioning, asked the full squad to think of a word they hoped would describe the 2019 team and bring it to work with them the next day to share with the others. This was during a pre-workout meeting ea...
01:13, 07/20/2019

Masahiro Tanaka puts Yankees in hole they can’t get out of Not all of Masahiro Tanaka’s splitters loitered in the strike zone Tuesday night against the Padres. Like in a lot of his outings this season, some had more bite than others, but the one that hurt the most put the Yankees in a deep first-inning ditch...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Cameron Maybin optimistic he won’t be away from Yankees long Cameron Maybin stayed on the roster after Aaron Judge’s return, but went down with a strained left calf Friday and was put on the 10-day injured list Sunday. “I wouldn’t say I’m frustrated,’’ Maybin said. “I’m more bummed out about the situation. But...
06:39, 06/24/2019

CC Sabathia to injured list as it gets harder for Yankees CC Sabathia made it eight starts before his knee complained. The big left-hander is going on the injured list, the Yankees announced Thursday, with right knee inflammation, a day after he labored through five innings in a 7-5 win over Baltimore. Aaro...
18:26, 05/23/2019

Yankees quell all fears with drubbing of White Sox CHICAGO — Late Friday night, there were real signs the foundation built by the Yankees in the opening two months of the season had severe cracks. J.A. Happ and CC Sabathia were punished in the first two games of a four-game series by the White Sox, t...
00:00, 06/17/2019

The moment Yankees knew their no-names would save them Depth is the new superstar. The Yankees have depth. And another win, 7-3 over the Mariners Monday night at Yankee Stadium, making them 14-5 over the past 19 games, the AL’s best record over that span. They don’t have Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton an...
05:39, 05/07/2019

Yankees stay on must-have script to kick off doubleheader KANSAS CITY, Mo. — J.A. Happ was masterful for five innings before Kansas City’s Whit Merrifield hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game. Despite the setback, the Yankees remained confident they’d still go on to win their six...
01:00, 05/26/2019

Didi Gregorius’ hot bat is not changing his Yankees plan CLEVELAND — With his team having lost five of six entering Sunday’s game, Aaron Boone removed one of the Yankees’ hottest hitters from the lineup. Didi Gregorius went 4-for-8 with a homer and two RBIs Friday and Saturday in the first two games back f...
08:13, 06/10/2019

Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each drove in two in New York's five-run second inning, and the Yankees held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5, completing a doubleheader sweep for their seventh straight win       &...
07:26, 05/26/2019

MLB notebook: Yankees' Judge to return Friday The New York Yankees are expected to activate slugger Aaron Judge from the injured list on Friday and have him in the lineup to face the Houston Astros....
06:26, 06/21/2019

Yankees are giddy over getting Didi Gregorius back TORONTO — Good teams survive stretches of inactivity from perhaps their most complete position player, so it’s not a shock the Yankees have been in first or second place since April 16 and atop the AL East since May 19. Still, with shortstop Didi Gre...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Yankees fumble away chance to move into first place ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Yankees arrived on the Gulf of Mexico looking to get past the Rays in the AL East race. They lost that chance, but to have a chance to leave in the same boat they arrived in, the Yankees need to play much better in several ...
04:26, 05/12/2019

Yankees were right not to risk losing this valuable veteran How replaceable is Cameron Maybin? It came down to that question on Thursday night. The verdict: not particularly replaceable. The Yankees rightly recognized that sometimes, analytics principles must be sacrificed for the greater good. After they out...
11:26, 06/21/2019

This Yankees home-run binge won’t come back to bite them How can a baseball team hit too many damn home runs and simultaneously not overly rely on the long ball? If that team is the 2019 Yankees, that’s how. In outlasting the terrible Blue Jays on Monday night, 10-8 at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees went deep...
10:13, 06/25/2019

How winning gives Yankees options to strengthen rotation The need for quality creates pressure. The need for quantity creates opportunity. The Yankees, already owning quality, can settle for quantity — so far, at least — in their quest to improve their starting rotation. It shouldn’t take them out of the c...
06:00, 05/29/2019

John Sterling will miss another Yankees game John Sterling will miss another game on Tuesday as the voice of the Yankees continues to try to stay healthy for the rest of the season, The Post has learned. With his 30-year consecutive game streak over, Sterling may take some more games off as he ...
17:13, 07/16/2019

Nestor Cortes finally gets a second chance with Yankees There is a bright side to all the Yankees’ injuries. It has created opportunity long-shot minor leaguers wouldn’t have had, providing dream-come-true scenarios. Nestor Cortes is the latest such story, the Yankees’ 36th-round pick in 2013. The 24-year...
19:39, 05/09/2019

LeMahieu gives Yankees record homer streak Leadoff man DJ LeMahieu went deep leading off the bottom of the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays, allowing the Yankees to break the major league record for most consecutive games with a home run, 28....
04:52, 06/26/2019

Yankees survive Indians' rally for 7-6 win in Cleveland Aaron Hicks' go-ahead double and Stephen Tarpley's first career save propelled the Yankees to a 7-6 victory in 10 innings over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday....
16:13, 06/10/2019

Luke Voit needed this Yankees moment Luke Voit returned from the injured list Saturday. His home run hop, which had gone missing since even before he strained an abdominal muscle, finally made its return Thursday night. On the same day when he was dropped all the way to seventh in the b...
08:26, 07/19/2019

Yankees’ unexpected MVP keeps delivering heroic moments ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Just throwing this out there: Is it possible the rest of us are actually in a state of suspended animation at the moment, relegated to supporting roles in Gio Urshela’s fantasy? What, you have any better theories? The Yankees, ...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Yankees keep finding new ways to rack up victories BALTIMORE — For six games, the Golden State Warriors have been slathered in praise for remembering how to win without Kevin Durant. Durant may be the best basketball player on the planet, but he hurt his calf with two minutes to go in the third quart...
09:52, 05/24/2019

Three unexpected Yankees have real shots to be All-Stars There are rarely a shortage of pinstripes in the All-Star Game. There were four Yankees last year and five the season before that. They have had fewer than three representatives just once since 1994. That won’t change this year, and that’s no surpris...
17:52, 06/26/2019

With Judge & Co. back, do the Yankees have the deepest lineup ever? Dear opposing pitchers facing the Bombers: Good luck -- you are going to need it. We break down how New York's 1-9 scariness compares to other great offenses....
05:39, 06/22/2019

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair of two-run shots that sent the New York Yankees past the skidding Houston Astros 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory. Aaron ...
05:39, 06/22/2019

Meet the Yankees: Five unlikely Bronx heroes to watch Despite the Yankees' injury-wracked roster, several unfamiliar faces have stepped up their game to fuel a 15-5 run. Plus, who's coming back -- and when?...
14:39, 05/08/2019

Yankees wish Dallas Keuchel had more reasons to reject them If the Yankees had to lose out on Dallas Keuchel, they hoped to lose big. That, at least according to GM Brian Cashman. “When you lose out (in free agency), you hope it’s that you’re blown out of the water,” Cashman said on WFAN, “and not by the hair...
03:13, 06/11/2019

Report: Yankees ‘targeting’ Luis Castillo Could the Yankees be gearing up to call the Reds about a starting pitcher? To stop you right there, Sonny Gray is not the guy. @yankees targeting Luis Castillo of Reds I'm hearing. 26, under control thru 2023, breakout year, it will take young...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Miguel Andujar back on IL as it gets worse for Yankees Miguel Andujar hasn’t been the same player since his return, and the Yankees believe his right shoulder is the cause of his struggles at the plate. Last year’s American League Rookie of the Year runner-up is going back on the 10-day injured list, the...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Yankees’ Cameron Maybin will be out ‘a while’ after injuring calf So much for the Yankees’ crowded outfield. After surviving the roster crunch Thursday night ahead of Aaron Judge’s return, Cameron Maybin remained in the starting lineup Friday to give Aaron Hicks’ inflamed right shoulder an extra day off. Except by ...
13:39, 06/22/2019

The biggest losers of Yankees-Orioles debacle Let us not weep for Luis Cessa and David Hess, the two young men who worked up a sweat for naught Monday evening here at Yankee Stadium, only to see their efforts undone by a surprisingly ineffective drainage system. No, instead, let’s focus on the f...
07:39, 05/14/2019

Why Yankees waited so long on Aaron Hicks Aaron Hicks’ long-awaited season debut was delayed yet again by Monday’s rainout. But he is mostly interested in making sure the lower-back injury that sidelined him in spring training and caused him to miss the first 40 games of the season doesn’t r...
07:39, 05/14/2019

How the Yankees could fill gaping CC Sabathia hole BALTIMORE — CC Sabathia went on the 10-day injured list Thursday to take care of his inflamed right knee. That was a given following Wednesday night’s victory over the Orioles in which he earned the win, while working on the painful hinge. How the Ya...
09:52, 05/24/2019

Yankees' Stanton to IL, will miss London trip New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is returning to the 10-day injured list with a strained right PCL and will miss this weekend's trip to London, manager Aaron Boone told reporters Wednesday....
07:39, 06/27/2019

The Yankees’ plan for replacing Cameron Maybin The Yankees played a man short Saturday night against the Astros at Yankee Stadium, when outfielder Cameron Maybin was unavailable with a Grade 2 strained left calf that will land him on the injured list Sunday. The Yankees went to 12 pitchers the da...
07:52, 06/23/2019

Not all déjà vu for Mariano Rivera at Yankees Old-Timers’ Day Add another save to the record. And add a first home run. It was, mostly, just how fans remembered it Sunday at Yankee Stadium — “Enter Sandman” playing, the crowd roaring for No. 42, Mariano Rivera coming on to record a save in pinstripes, still loo...
23:00, 06/23/2019

Yankees give nicked up Sanchez and Torres day off New York catcher Gary Sanchez and shortstop Gleyber Torres were both out of Sunday's lineup against Tampa Bay as the Yankees took a conservative approach with the nicked-up players.        ...
19:39, 05/12/2019

Yankees plan to activate Hicks on Monday The New York Yankees plan to activate center fielder Aaron Hicks before Monday's homestand opener against the Baltimore Orioles        ...
20:26, 05/12/2019

This homecoming shows how far Yankees’ Luke Voit has come KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Luke Voit was back at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night, where the Missouri native took a significant step in his path to the majors. “This is where I had my first pre-draft workout,’’ Voit said before the Yankees and Royals had the...
11:00, 05/25/2019

A status report on Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton CLEVELAND — Manager Aaron Boone wasn’t sure when Giancarlo Stanton will start a second minor league rehab assignment, but said the process will begin soon. “I don’t know the exact date but know that’s real close,’’ Boone said before the Yankees’...
11:52, 06/08/2019

Yankees designate Kendrys Morales for assignment Kendrys Morales is off the injured list, and out of The Bronx. The Yankees designated Morales for assignment, announcing the move Tuesday morning. Morales had been on the IL with a left calf strain. While Morales was sidelined, the Yankees acquired E...
19:52, 06/25/2019

Yankees’ torrid pace should have some sportsbooks worried LAS VEGAS — With the return of Aaron Judge to anchor the major leagues’ most powerful offense, there is a new buzz about the Yankees. Good luck finding a weakness in a lineup filled with bombers. Top to bottom, there are only strengths. For two month...
19:52, 06/25/2019

Yankees recall Chad Green from Triple-A Prior to Sunday’s series finale between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, the Yankees have recalled RHP Chad Green from Triple-A / Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees recalled RHP Chad Green from @swbrailriders. — ...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Another Giancarlo Stanton, Yankees’ concern is looming Giancarlo Stanton remains in Tampa working out, with what the Yankees are now calling a strained left shoulder. The slugger has been out since March 31, when he suffered a left biceps strain during the Yankees’ third game of the season. He had a cort...
03:26, 05/15/2019

James Paxton may feel off all year for Yankees KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees hope to have James Paxton back in the rotation this week, but Aaron Boone acknowledged Sunday the left-hander may have to deal with discomfort the rest of the season. “I don’t know,” Boone said when asked if...
20:52, 05/26/2019

Yankees cut Morales, recall Tarpley from minors NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrys Morales has been cut by the New York Yankees. The veteran designated hitter and first baseman was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Tuesday and designated for assignment. New York also recalled left-hander Stephen Tarple...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and Andujar at third base instead of German starting e...
08:26, 07/19/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
18:13, 06/09/2019

‘Unbelievable’ Deivi Garcia gives Yankees many options The most common names heard when talking about Yankees prospect Deivi Garcia are Pedro Martinez and Marcus Stroman. Like Martinez and Stroman, Garcia is a short right-hander and he throws in the mid-90s. The 20-year-old has a considerable distance to...
01:26, 06/26/2019

Another Gleyber Torres, Yankees worry may be emerging ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After watching Gleyber Torres throw the ball from shortstop to first base on Saturday night with less velocity than usual, Aaron Boone left him out of Sunday’s lineup. “Obviously with him getting hit with a pitch [Friday] night...
03:52, 05/13/2019

Red-hot Clint Frazier can’t loosen his Yankees leash Clint Frazier’s bat is too hot to keep him out of the lineup. But his glove is too worrisome to keep him in the field in the latter innings when the Yankees are ahead. And so manager Aaron Boone continues to start Frazier, but pull him early. Monday ...
09:00, 05/28/2019

How it keeps getting trickier for Yankees to pull off pitching trade Zack Wheeler went on the injured list Monday and the Giants swept a doubleheader, emphasizing how sensitive the starting pitching market is and how it can shift almost daily with every pain and gain between now and July 31. The twists and turns obvio...
00:13, 07/17/2019

Yankees doing their part to grow the game while in London LONDON — Julian Bysouth traveled often on vacation from England to the United States, which is how he happened to be in a bar in St. Mark’s Place on Oct. 21, 2000, and found himself transfixed by what everyone was fervently watching that evening. Tha...
10:26, 06/28/2019

Yankees activate Voit from 10-day injured list The New York Yankees have activated first baseman Luke Voit from the 10-day injured list prior to their game against the Toronto Blue Jays       ...
20:26, 07/13/2019

Brian Cashman knows the next Yankees’ upgrade he wants to make Brian Cashman made no guarantees, but the Yankees general manager acknowledged Monday the team’s starting pitching remains a “worry.’’ The sentiment was expressed during a press conference at Yankee Stadium to introduce the team’s newest slugger, Edw...
16:39, 06/18/2019

Stroman? Bauer? The best Yankees pitching targets right now On Wednesday afternoon, Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel gave up five runs (four earned) to the Brewers over 5 ²/₃ innings, walking two and striking out five. His ERA shot up from 3.09 to 3.58 in six starts, totaling 37 ²/₃ innings. Those overall nu...
10:26, 07/18/2019

Yankees’ Dellin Betances trying to trust the process Dellin Betances would prefer to be doing more than throwing bullpen sessions, but the right-handed reliever understands this is part of the process after not developing enough arm strength in spring training due to a right shoulder impingement. “I ne...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Yankees option Chad Green to Scranton It ain’t easy being Green. Prior to Wednesday night’s series finale against the Angels, the Yankees announced that they’ve optioned the struggling Chad Green to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Additionally, the team also sent down Kyle Higas...
11:52, 05/02/2019

CC Sabathia gives Yankees what they needed: ‘Never gonna back down’ CC Sabathia called it a “misunderstanding.” Avisail Garcia said “nothing happened.” Their odd narratives of what transpired after Sabathia struck out the Rays’ right fielder looking to end the top of the sixth notwithstanding, the two ended up yellin...
12:26, 07/17/2019

Yankees can’t ignore other half of pitching mission Wandering eyes will be focused on the likes of Toronto’s Marcus Stroman, the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner and perhaps Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer over the coming weeks as the Yankees look to fortify their starting pitching for the stretch run and beyond. A...
03:52, 07/11/2019

Yankees won’t budge on Dallas Keuchel offer TORONTO — If Dallas Keuchel wants to be a Yankee, the left-handed starter will likely have to sign a one-year deal for a pro-rated qualifying offer that was $17.9 million. As of now, the Yankees’ preference is to keep the offer to a one-year pa...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Yankees’ problems run deeper than their starting rotation CHICAGO — You don’t pitch, you don’t win. That’s been a baseball commandment ever since Mike Francesa invented the game. If you dissect the June swoon the Yankees were in when they faced the White Sox on Saturday night at Guaranteed Rate Field (how b...
01:52, 06/16/2019

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current home stand — and possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Yankees among favorites to sign Dallas Keuchel As the Dallas Keuchel sweepstakes heat up, it appears the Yankees are one of the favorites to sign the southpaw. According to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Yankees and the Atlanta Braves are the favorites to sign Keuchel, with both of their offers ap...
18:13, 06/04/2019

Yankees Continue to Pummel Orioles Pitching Clint Frazier homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs as the Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night....
09:39, 05/22/2019

Aroldis Chapman, Yankees can’t run from massive decisions Aroldis Chapman has a decision to make, and in turn the Yankees may have one as well. Granted, if the All-Star closer opts out of the final two years of his contract at the end of this season, general manager Brian Cashman and Co. would then have a d...
10:26, 07/18/2019

Yankees can’t afford this version of Masahiro Tanaka PHOENIX — At least Masahiro Tanaka didn’t pull both hamstrings. Not much else positive happened to Tanaka on Wednesday against the Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Last June in the Subway Series, he suffered two hamstring injuries running the bases again...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Giancarlo Stanton already has some proving to do with Yankees fans If the Yankees win and Giancarlo Stanton strikes out twice, does it make a sound? The answer could definitively be found Tuesday night in The Bronx: Yes, it makes a rather significant sound, a melody of boos with a “You suck!” punctuating the scene. ...
11:13, 06/19/2019

Jim Bouton, ex-Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, dead at 80 Jim Bouton, the former Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, has died at the age of 80, according to multiple reports. Bouton, who suffered a stroke in 2012, had been in a years-long battle with cerebral amyloid angiopathy. His 10-season career saw h...
03:52, 07/11/2019

The Yankees’ plan for hyped-up Giancarlo Stanton The Yankees entered Tuesday fifth in the American League in runs scored and fourth in homers, and that’s with almost no production from Giancarlo Stanton, who was finally back in the lineup for Tuesday’s game in the Bronx against the Rays. “We’re alr...
07:13, 06/19/2019

The Yankees’ brilliance is reaching ridiculous levels LONDON — They came, they saw, they prospered. The Yankees were happy tourists, excellent ambassadors and a winning team — a superbly executed triple play on either side of the Atlantic. They met special circumstances with continued special play. The ...
03:52, 07/01/2019

This could be start of Edwin Encarnacion’s Yankees bust out Maybe Edwin Encarnacion just needed time to get with the program. Emotionally. Technically. Then again, perhaps Friday night’s performance will prove to be a temporary revival. Free advice to the gambling community, however: Don’t bet on that. The Ya...
11:13, 07/13/2019

Behind Yankees’ Gio Urshela vision and new roster dilemma The Yankees had always liked Giovanny Urshela. He was the kind of player who both their scouting and analytic wings agreed was intriguing. Brian Cashman, while explaining that, also said the third baseman was viewed as an “insurance policy.” The Yank...
20:00, 05/02/2019

The second Yankees-Red Sox game in London had a slightly different feel LONDON — Baseball’s Hangover Effect isn’t limited to the defending champions, who more than halfway into their quest for a repeat still look a little wobbly. Here at the London Series on Sunday, the Game 2 crowd acted considerably more subdued than S...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Why Yankees may favor these pitchers over Madison Bumgarner Cole Hamels pitched well for the also-ran Rangers against the Yankees in late May 2018, initiating an expectant wave that the outing was akin to an audition and soon Hamels would be in pinstripes. Shortly afterward I wrote a column indicating J.A. Ha...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Aaron Judge gives Yankees reminder of how important he is Statistically? Nah. Spiritually? By all means. His April oblique injury prevents Aaron Judge from claiming team most valuable player honors to date in this 2019 Yankees campaign. Yet if you ever doubted how much the right fielder means to this franch...
12:26, 07/17/2019

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
04:52, 06/05/2019

Yankees’ CC Sabathia’s latest ‘K’: A fan visit from K-9 squad PHOENIX — Apparently the local sheriff’s office has added another duty for its trained dogs: Autograph sniffing. Two sheriffs and a bomb-sniffing dog entered the Yankees’ clubhouse Wednesday morning before the Yankees’ 3-2 loss to the Diamondba...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Yankees Homer Twice and May Soon Add Edwin Encarnacion, the A.L. Leader A deal with the Mariners for Encarnacion was near, according to multiple news media reports. In the meantime, Gleyber Torres and Cameron Maybin went deep in a win against the White Sox....
07:13, 06/16/2019

Daniel Jones did not get a warm welcome at the Yankees game Daniel Jones didn’t have to throw a pass before being welcomed to The Bronx. The Giants’ first-round pick out of Duke attended Monday night’s Yankees game against the Rays, and received boos when he was shown on the jumbotron at the Stadium in betwee...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Joe Girardi nearly became Dodgers manager before joining Yankees Joe Girardi’s managing career was moments away from taking a drastic turn. Former Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti joined Jon Heyman and Rob Bradford on the “Big Time Baseball” podcast on Monday and revealed that Girardi, who managed the Yankees ...
22:00, 07/10/2019

MLB to honor Yankees' Sabathia at All-Star Game Retiring New York Yankees' pitcher CC Sabathia will be honored on Tuesday at the All-Star Game in Cleveland, the city where his career began in 2001....
00:52, 07/06/2019

Yankees Defeat Red Sox on Gary Sanchez Home Run The catcher hit his 18th homer and the bullpen threw five and a third scoreless innings, helping give the Yankees their fourth win in their first four games against Boston in the season series....
10:13, 06/02/2019

Gary Sánchez leads Yankees to 5-3 victory over Red Sox Gary Sanchez hit a two-run home run off Rick Porcello and the New York Yankees won their ninth straight series with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium....
19:13, 06/02/2019

Encarnación to join Yankees on Monday, become primary DH CHICAGO (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone plans to use AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación as his team’s primary designated hitter after the 36-year-old slugger joins the team in New York on Monday. Speaking to reporters before Sunday’s...
20:52, 06/16/2019

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Tanaka among All-Star additions Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was named Saturday to the National League All-Star team along with Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff, Major League Baseball announced....
04:13, 07/07/2019

Luis Severino’s Yankees return could come with caveat In what has become a staple of Aaron Boone’s pregame meeting with the media, the Yankees’ manager was asked Friday about the status of his injured players. There was some positive news on first baseman Luke Voit, who is expected to be activated from ...
09:39, 07/13/2019

Ex-Met Travis d’Arnaud’s homer cools off Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Off the bat, Travis d’Arnaud’s fly ball to right in the home ninth wasn’t a lock to splash down beyond the wall and kill the Yankees’ holiday weekend Sweep Dreams. Yet, as right fielder Mike Tauchman drifted closer to the fence...
04:26, 07/07/2019

Clint Frazier’s Yankees future has never been more unclear CHICAGO — Clint Frazier contributed a single in five at-bats to the Yankees’ 10-3 stomping of the White Sox on Sunday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever). In the wake of what transpired after the game, it’s fair to wonder wh...
03:52, 06/17/2019

Yankees Show Off Their Depth, Beating the Orioles Once Again The red-hot Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez did not enter the game until the ninth inning, but the first-place Yankees still managed to walk away with a win....
04:26, 05/24/2019

Yankees aren’t about to rush Stanton now that he’s nearly back CHICAGO — Despite producing numbers that indicate Giancarlo Stanton might be ready to face big league pitching after four minor league games on his way back from the injured list, the Yankees aren’t going to be seduced to activate him. “Trying to be ...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Yankees' big guns start flexing their muscles After relying on its lesser-known fill-ins the past few weeks, New York's latest comeback win was fueled by some familiar faces -- with more on the way....
09:26, 05/21/2019

Yankees steal the show at the MLB All-Star Game CLEVELAND — The night began at Progressive Field with knee-jerk boos for anyone wearing a Yankees or Cubs uniform. By the time the 2019 All-Star Game concluded Tuesday, however, the Yankees had nearly stolen the show. Indians pitcher Shane Bieber, wh...
10:13, 07/10/2019

Yankees’ Gio Urshela dodges injury bullet ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Whenever a Yankee slides out of an MRI tube, the club holds its breath, because too many times this season the reader of the test delivers bad news to general manager Brian Cashman. Fortunately for the Yankees, that wasn’t the ...
10:13, 07/05/2019

Yankees’ offense goes off again to survive slight scare Call the Yankees’ lineup whatever you want. Lately, you can call them unstoppable. They reached double digits for the first time on Saturday since they played arena baseball against the Red Sox in London last month and needed the outburst in an 11-5 ...
03:26, 07/21/2019

Yankees’ Edwin Encarnacion fizzles in debut but ‘fun’ is to come The potential is scary-good. The power should be awesome. The Yankees are taking their Bronx Bombers nickname to the extreme. On Tuesday, newcomer Edwin Encarnacion and Gary Sanchez will be joined by rehabbing slugger Giancarlo Stanton. By the weeken...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Mariners lose to A’s 11-2; Encarnación traded to Yankees OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas struck out nine in six innings for his team-leading ninth win, and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 11-2 on Saturday night. After the game ended, the Mariners announced they had traded AL home run leader Edwin ...
07:52, 06/16/2019

Yankees’ life without Luke Voit will be fascinating Any Yankees fan with a little mad scientist in him or her will see the benefit of Luke Voit’s first career trip to the major league injured list. What, you’re not curious to witness pinstriped life without the Voit Phenomenon? Before arriving at Citi...
17:52, 07/03/2019

Yankees get slugger Encarnación in trade with Mariners CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired slugger Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, looking to boost a power-packed lineup that’s been beset by injuries. The Yankees also got cash in the deal while sen...
07:52, 06/16/2019

Encarnación set for Yankees debut, surprised by deal to NY NEW YORK (AP) — Edwin Encarnación is set to make his New York Yankees debut, batting fifth as the designated hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a three-game series between the top two teams in the AL East. Acquired from Seattle in a t...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Edwin Encarnacion batting fifth in Yankees debut Edwin Encarnacion will make his Yankees debut in the middle of the batting order. Fans at Yankee Stadium will get their first look at Encarnacion in pinstripes with him batting fifth in the lineup as designated hitter against the Rays. Encarnacion, w...
01:26, 06/18/2019

Yankees displaying all the signs of a special team Will the Yankees ever get tired of winning? How can such a screwed-up season feel like such a special one? Another test arrived at Yankee Stadium on Friday night, and once again, the Yankees aced it. A 4-1 victory over the rival Red Sox opened this w...
14:39, 06/01/2019

Yankees, Red Sox ready to take rivalry to new ground in London The next chapter in one of the most heated rivalries in professional sport will be written next week in London when the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox play the first two Major League Baseball games in Europe....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Yankees bust out for needed win after trading for Encarnacion CHICAGO — In his fifth stab at being the so-called opener Chad Green pitched like a closer from a different era Saturday night. Down to four starters, the Yankees used Green to start a game for the fifth time this season, and the right-hander was nev...
11:00, 06/16/2019

DJ LeMahieu shows Yankees why he’s ‘a Gold Glover’ DJ LeMahieu had another outstanding game, with three hits and a walk. He also showed his defensive versatility with fine plays at both third base and first base, after taking over for the Luke Voit, who was hit in the face with a pitch in the fourth ...
10:26, 07/21/2019

Yankees’ plan for Encarnacion will have many ripple effects CHICAGO — Edwin Encarnacion doesn’t solve the Yankees’ need for a starting pitcher but he certainly will add muscle to a lineup that is in the process of inserting big biceps. Acquired from the Mariners on Saturday night for minor league pitchi...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Yankees sweep Red Sox in London with another offensive barrage LONDON — If MLB and England invite the Yankees back for a second look they undoubtedly will listen to the pitch. Aaron Boone, Brian Cashman and players never missed a chance to gush about what an overwhelming experience playing two games at Lon...
21:52, 06/30/2019

For the Second Half, the Yankees Have a Short Wish List: Pitching A strong bullpen and an overwhelming offense have lifted the Yankees to a stellar record. They know they’ll need a pitching upgrade to win a championship....
13:00, 07/12/2019

Yankees Greet Padres Rookie With Two Homers Right Off the Bat It was the 10th time in franchise history the Yankees began a game with back-to-back homers, and they came off Chris Paddack, who entered the game with a 1.93 E.R.A....
03:13, 05/30/2019

Gary Sanchez heating up at just the right time for Yankees The weather isn’t heating up yet, but Gary Sanchez is. The Yankees will obviously take that tradeoff. All it took was a few games for the slugging catcher to regain his rhythm at the plate. After blasting his ninth and 10th homers of the season in Fr...
16:00, 05/04/2019

How Yankees may be configured once Didi Gregorius comes back Asked if Luke Voit would see more time at designated hitter, with DJ LeMahieu playing some first base, when Didi Gregorius returns from the IL and Gleyber Torres moves from shortstop to second base (where LeMahieu has played at an All-Star level), Ya...
12:39, 05/30/2019

This isn’t first time the Yankees wanted Kendrys Morales Fifteen years ago this coming December, the Yankees fantasized about Kendrys Morales’ swing taking advantage of playing 81 home games at Yankee Stadium. Morales was a switch-hitting free-agent first baseman from Cuba via the Dominican Republic and th...
10:26, 05/17/2019

Yankees can make Red Sox’s life a living hell These 2019 Yankees, the domineering favorites and lovable underdogs all rolled into one, can pull off their greatest trick yet this weekend right here in The Bronx. They own the opportunity to bury their top rivals, the game’s defending champions, be...
04:39, 05/30/2019

Torres guides Yankees past O's in opener of DH Gleyber Torres homered in consecutive at-bats, and the New York Yankees hit four homers in a 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the opener of a doubleheader Wednesday at Yankee Stadium....
09:13, 05/16/2019

Yankees’ bullpen taking steps toward finally becoming whole The Yankees bullpen hasn’t been as dominant as many predicted before the season, but it could be getting an important arm back relatively soon. Dellin Betances, who has been sidelined with a right shoulder impingement all season, could begin a throwi...
04:00, 05/06/2019

A former Yankees starter pumped for his Bronx return Michael Pineda will make his return to the Yankee Stadium mound on Sunday for the first time since July 5, 2017. The Twins right-hander missed all of last season after he suffered a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament and a flexor strain in his ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

What Nationals can learn from Yankees if they choose to be sellers In the days leading up to the 2016 trade deadline, Yankees officials believed they were going to deal Aroldis Chapman to the Nationals and Andrew Miller to the Cubs. A proposal that seemed acceptable to both sides to move Chapman to Washington was on...
07:52, 05/16/2019

DJ LeMahieu continues to be Yankees’ driving force The Yankees’ lineup continues to get stronger with the addition of Edwin Encarnacion, the return of Giancarlo Stanton and the imminent arrival of Aaron Judge, but it has been DJ LeMahieu who has consistently anchored the offense. Without him, the Yan...
05:13, 06/20/2019

Guerrero rallies Blue Jays over Yankees Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer as part of a five-run eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for an 11-7 comeback win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday....
05:39, 06/06/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit was thinking triple all the way The ball dropped, and Luke Voit immediately thought triple, he said. He didn’t know when — or if — the chance would come again. “I saw he hadn’t gotten to it yet, and I kind of just said, ‘Screw it, I’m going,’ ” Voit said. “I don’t get those very of...
12:39, 05/30/2019

It’s now getting hard for Yankees, whose feel-good story is nearly over Their first two steps into deeper water didn’t go well, but now the Yankees need to prove they can handle teams that are actually good as opposed to the awful clubs they beat up despite having many of their own big names on the injured list. Joe Torr...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Yankees say injured Stanton likely to return in August New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is more likely to return in August than July after straining the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee....
15:39, 06/28/2019

Yankees and Twins had no choice but to play through hell By the end, there were a couple dozen masochists milling inside Yankee Stadium, and in addition to the complimentary Louisville Sluggers they were given as part of Bat Day, they should have received something else for their troubles. An official Yank...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Yankees are testing their history of good fortune like never before I remain unsure how the 2013 Yankees won 85 games. They played in a division in which three other clubs had at least that many victories, and the Yanks got there despite consistently fielding lineups with Travis Hafner, Jayson Nix, Lyle Overbay, Chri...
03:39, 05/05/2019

Yankees’ CC Sabathia couldn’t have scripted milestone win any better Those of us of a certain age can recall a faded Gaylord Perry notching his 300th win for an irrelevant Mariners team in 1982. Or Randy Johnson wearing a Giants uniform, of all things, as he picked up victory No. 300 at a sparsely populated Nationals ...
16:52, 06/20/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees continue to punish Orioles Gleyber Torres continued his homer barrage against Baltimore with two more on Wednesday night, and the visiting New York Yankees finished with five long balls in a 7-5 victory over the Orioles....
10:52, 05/23/2019

San Diego Tops Yankees With a Bullpen Parade Padres Manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help his team hold off the Yankees, who got three runs in the seventh inning, in a stretch when Green used four pitchers to face eight batters....
09:39, 05/29/2019

Fan arrested after literally dropping into Yankees’ bullpen CLEVELAND — A lax security detail at Progressive Field failed to keep a female from jumping into the Yankees’ bullpen Friday night and touring the pen shaking relievers’ hands. During the ninth inning of the Yankees’ 8-4 loss to the Indians, the woma...
13:00, 06/09/2019

Luke Voit prospering where ailing Yankees need it the most CHICAGO — There are times in a tight game, Luke Voit acknowledged Thursday, when he’ll gaze from home plate back to his superiors for reminders and reassurance. “I’ll look over to [hitting coach] Marcus [Thames] in the dugout, and he’ll go, ‘Slow dow...
17:00, 06/14/2019

James Paxton gave the Yankees what matters most In his past three starts, James Paxton has pitched 18 innings. He has struck out 21, walked four, given up just five runs. And, somehow, on Monday night, the Yankees lost their third of those three games. “It’s — ” Yankees manager Aaron Boone started...
08:00, 07/16/2019

MLB going to great lengths for Yankees-Red Sox series in London NEW YORK — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century. Major Leag...
22:13, 05/21/2019

García’s homer lifts White Sox over Yankees 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Leury García hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night. García looked at two called strikes from Ottavino (2-2) before bat...
07:00, 06/14/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees survive Red Sox in London slugfest DJ LeMahieu tied career highs with four hits and five RBIs, and Luke Voit added four hits as the New York Yankees outslugged the Boston Red Sox 17-13 on Saturday in London....
13:26, 06/30/2019

Yankees place Morales on IL with calf strain CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees have placed Kendrys Morales on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain. Morales is the 20th player to go on the IL this year for New York, matching its total for the entire 2018 season. The first baseman/de...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Yankees make Chris Paddack look like just another rookie Chris Paddack arrived in The Bronx as one of the season’s breakout stars. The 23-year-old departed his first game at Yankee Stadium looking like a rookie for the first time. Entering Wednesday having allowed four home runs all season, the Padres righ...
12:39, 05/30/2019

Yankees are in danger of being sunk by their struggling rotation CHICAGO — The question that popped into one slightly jet-lagged mind (we sat on the tarmac for a while) as the Yankees slogged through a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever): At this point on...
12:26, 06/14/2019

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia po...
04:39, 06/13/2019

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres can’t be stopped — not even by pouring rain It was just over a year ago when general manager Brian Cashman was discussing the possibility of trading for a starting pitcher and he was asked if he might entertain offers for Gleyber Torres. At the time, Torres was emerging as one of the Yankees’ ...
11:26, 06/21/2019

Didi Gregorius’ defense isn’t setting off Yankees alarms Didi Gregorius welcomed himself back to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday with a double in his first at-bat. The shortstop’s defense is still trying to catch up. In his fourth game back from offseason Tommy John surgery, Gregorius committed his second error ...
06:13, 06/12/2019

Yankees vs. Orioles: J.A. Happ will reverse his misfortune in Baltimore Game Over! Had a difficult time keeping my emotions in check the last week as we waved goodbye to “Game of Thrones”, “The Big Bang Theory”, the Mets season, Jets GM Mike Maccagnan, Grumpy Cat and Mickey Calla … No? Not yet? But I admit I lost i...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit and Gio Urshela proving they’re no flukes Midnight never comes for the Yankees. Luke Voit and Gio Urshela have not turned into pumpkins. Time has not revealed them as aberrations. The clock ticks on the season and Voit and Urshela embed themselves on a championship contender. Heck, the Yanke...
06:13, 06/12/2019

What Encarnacion trade really means for Clint Frazier: Yankees GM Let’s not overcomplicate matters. The Yankees — like just about any team, particularly a contender, specifically a big-market contender — complete acquisitions when they perceive an addition will upgrade their roster and the cost is not prohibitive. ...
19:52, 06/17/2019

Edwin Encarnacion can’t pitch, but it’s still a winning move by Yankees CHICAGO — Can Edwin Encarnacion pitch? Kidding, kidding. And you had best be kidding if you pose the same question. Of course the Yankees’ surprise acquisition of the American League home run leader Encarnacion from the Mariners doesn’t cure their st...
11:00, 06/16/2019

James Paxton closer to rejoining the Yankees’ rotation James Paxton felt fine the day after throwing his first bullpen session since being shut down with left knee inflammation. “So far, everything’s been great,’’ Paxton said before the Yankees’ doubleheader sweep on Wednesday at the Stadium. “It’s...
10:26, 05/16/2019

Chad Green returns to Yankees feeling fixed ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It all came down, Chad Green said Sunday morning, to “how I break my hands.” Such an adjustment, the right-hander believes, cured the affliction that had turned him from one of the best relief pitchers in baseball to one ...
17:52, 05/12/2019

Mets get revenge on Yankees in forgettable Subway Series There have been many great moments over the years during the Subway Series. You’d be hard-pressed to find many in Tuesday’s day-night doubleheader in The Bronx, as the Yankees and Mets split a pair of ugly games marred by bad pitching and sloppy defe...
06:13, 06/12/2019

Gleyber Torres is biggest winner from Yankees’ injuries BALTIMORE — One of the best things that has happened to the Yankees while being crushed by injuries this season is the acceleration factor. No one is accelerating faster than Gleyber Torres. Young players like Torres have had to rise to the occasion....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Astros Offer Yankees a Potential Glimpse of the Postseason Houston was missing two of its best hitters for this series. But Justin Verlander was on the mound Sunday and the Astros won the season series between the teams....
05:26, 06/24/2019

Yankees’ Andújar to have season-ending shoulder surgery NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar will have season-ending surgery to repair a small labrum tear in his right shoulder. New York announced the decision Wednesday night during the second game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore O...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Dellin Betances finally honing in on Yankees comeback BALTIMORE — Dellin Betances won’t exactly know when he will be off the injured list until he starts throwing off a mound, but the right-handed reliever has an eye on June. “I hope so. I think I can be back [in] June,” Betances said after playing catc...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Sánchez homer caps Yankees comeback in 10-7 win over Orioles BALTIMORE (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to cap a New York rally fueled by Baltimore gaffes, and the Yankees pulled out a 10-7 victory Monday night. Gleyber Torres homered twice for the Yankees, who trailed 6-1 after fo...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Domingo German looks Cy Young-worthy as Yankees cruise There could come a time when you will see Domingo German remain in the starting rotation … or be put to use as a multi-inning reliever … or work the eighth inning … or possibly the ninth. With the entire baseball universe expecting the Yankees to sec...
09:39, 07/13/2019

Syndergaard, Mets roll with Yankees showdown on deck Series victory over the Rockies, check. MetroCard to face the Yankees, check. Respectability for the Mets? TBD. These next two games could serve as that barometer, with .500-and-above again in sniffing distance for manager Mickey Callaway’s bunch fol...
05:52, 06/10/2019

Yankees’ bats handcuffed by lowly Blue Jays in odd one If you are searching for a reason to never wager on baseball, roll the tape of Saturday’s Blue Jays-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium that pitted the best team in the American League against one of the worst. You will find pitchers Clayton Richard, Nick...
23:26, 07/13/2019

Didi Gregorius’ return to Yankees’ lineup has been seamless CHICAGO — Just think how worse off the Yankees could be right now if Didi Gregorius hadn’t returned in midseason form, in this midseason. “It is what it is,” the shortstop said Saturday, before going 2-for-4 with an RBI walk in the Yankees’ 8-4...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Yankees struggling to decide on their Aaron Judge casualty When it came to how the Yankees were going to make room for Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday, Aaron Boone didn’t provide any clues Thursday afternoon. There were several options available to the Yankees with each presenting a prob...
05:13, 06/21/2019

Yankees can exhale after Gleyber Torres injury scare ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Not every X-ray or MRI exam taken of a Yankees’ body part reveals an injury that lands the player on the injured list. Fortunately, that was the case with Gleyber Torres, who had his right arm X-rayed after getting hit with a p...
02:13, 05/12/2019

Wander Franco could be the MLB star the Yankees were forced to miss If the Yankees missed out on baseball’s next wunderkind, they have the international signing rules to blame. The Yankees were set to sign Wander Franco, one of baseball’s top prospects, out of Latin America for $6 million, ESPN’s Je...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Look out, world: The Yankees' big bats are ready to swing into action Giancarlo Stanton, Edwin Encarnacion and soon Aaron Judge. The Bronx Bombers figure to be living up to their name with a frighteningly powerful lineup....
08:26, 06/17/2019

Yankees talk of ‘long way to go’ but division forecast looks good Joe Torre grimaced. Joe Girardi’s face screamed, “Next topic.’’ Aaron Boone? “We have a long way to go.’’ Rightfully so, managers despise “What ifs” on a lot of levels. What if so-and-so hadn’t gotten hurt? What if a certain player hadn’t performed t...
11:26, 07/12/2019

Yankees acquire Edwin Encarnacion in trade with Mariners The Seattle Mariners traded designated hitter/first baseman Edwin Encarnacion to the New York Yankees for cash considerations and a minor league pitcher Saturday night....
21:26, 06/16/2019

The pain behind home run spree of Yankees’ Gleyber Torres While a pair of unscheduled days off this week might have gotten other players out of rhythm, that wasn’t the case for Gleyber Torres. After being hit in the right elbow on Friday at Tampa Bay and having difficulty throwing from shortstop on Saturday...
14:39, 05/16/2019

Buck Showalter is showing he could be a perfect fit in Yankees family Buck Showalter has the subtle baseball clubhouse ribbing down. When he sees a chance to kid a little, he does it. This little dash of humor to go along with his supreme knowledge of the game has made Showalter a good watch this week on YES Network. T...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Yankees shut down Dellin Betances in another injury setback Of all the Yankees injured list inhabitants, the case of Dellin Betances perhaps has been the most frustrating. On Tuesday, it got worse. The Yankees are shutting down their back-end reliever for a few weeks due to a low-grade lat strain, manager Aar...
02:00, 06/12/2019

The Yankees Added Another Bomber To The Bronx With Edwin Encarnación The New York Yankees acquired American League home run leader Edwin Encarnación from the Seattle Mariners on Saturday for cash considerations and pitching prospect Juan Then, continuing the trend that the Lakers set a couple hours earlier of a histor...
21:52, 06/16/2019

Clint Frazier is first victim of Yankees’ roster reshuffle Clint Frazier’s roller-coaster ride of a season will bring him back to western Pennsylvania. The Yankees sent their young outfielder down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in order to make room for the recently acquired Edwin Encarnacion, manag...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Yankees activate Aaron Hicks from Injured List After missing the first 40 games of the 2019 season due to a back injury, Aaron Hicks is ready to return to the Bronx. Embed from Getty Images Prior to Monday night’s game, the Yankees announced that they have activated Aaron Hicks off the I...
19:52, 05/14/2019

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
06:39, 07/13/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit busts out of slump with three-hit nightcap Luke Voit had eight homers in late April, and by no means was that enough to make up for the loss of Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge, Aaron Hicks and Didi Gregorius, but it helped. Nevertheless, since April 26 when Voit homered in his final at-bat, he...
14:39, 05/16/2019

Six Yankees advance to final round in All-Star voting Six Yankees advanced to the final round of MLB’s new All-Star voting format. Luke Voit (first base), DJ LeMahieu (second base), Gio Urshela (third base), Gleyber Torres (shortstop) and Gary Sanchez (catcher) all finished in the top three in votes in ...
13:39, 06/22/2019

Mike Tauchman is Yankees’ odd man out as Aaron Hicks returns Mike Tauchman still has options, making the Yankees’ options easier to sort through. The outfielder was moved to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday as a precursor to activating Aaron Hicks from the injured list. Hicks will finally play hi...
21:13, 05/13/2019

Torres’ 3 HR lift Yankees over Orioles in doubleheader sweep NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit three home runs during a doubleheader sweep, including a solo shot in the nightcap, and Domingo Germán became the majors’ first eight-game winner in the New York Yankees’ 3-1 victory over the Baltimore O...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Edwin Encarnacion shows Yankees he can flash the leather The Yankees acquired Edwin Encarnacion for his right-handed bat, but he showed some agility at first base in Friday’s 4-1 win over the Astros, making a pair of diving plays. With a runner on second and one out in the third, Encarnacion got to Michael...
11:39, 06/22/2019

Miguel Andujar’s sad news shouldn’t kill Yankees How profound a depth test can the Yankees pass? They sure as heck don’t want to find out … … Oh, sorry. Had a little file shuffle there. The above paragraph was how I concluded my column from Yankee Stadium on April 1, the day the Yankees...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Yankees acquire veteran slugger Kendrys Morales from the A’s With the Yankees’ lineup ravaged by injuries- made worse by the fact that Miguel Andujar could be headed for season-ending shoulder surgery- they picked up Kendrys Morales from the A’s on Tuesday. Morales, designated for assignment by Oakland on Mond...
03:26, 05/15/2019

From Judge to Bird: Where Yankees’ Baby Bombers stand right now On Wednesday night, following a career-best power display to help spark a Yankees doubleheader sweep of the atrocious Orioles, Gleyber Torres proclaimed, “Patience is the most important mentality.” He was discussing the advice he’d dispense to teamma...
14:26, 05/17/2019

Yankees welcome back injured slugger Giancarlo Stanton NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton returned from the injured list and was in the lineup for Tuesday night’s scheduled game against division rival Tampa Bay. The 2017 National League MVP was to bat fifth and play right...
02:26, 06/19/2019

Orioles-Yankees game postponed, doubleheader Wednesday NEW YORK (AP) — The scheduled game between the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain and wet field conditions. Play never started Monday night and the game was called after a delay of about 2 hours, 15 minutes. It ...
05:39, 05/14/2019

CC Sabathia flops as Yankees’ rotation woes only get worse CHICAGO — Spring training was loaded with questions about the Yankees’ rotation. Now, two-plus months into a season that has been mostly been a celebration of the club overcoming injuries to multiple stars, the canopy of doubt continues to smother th...
07:39, 06/15/2019

Yankees embark on second-half of season as favorites to win AL pennant Masahiro Tanaka with the win, Clayton Kershaw with the loss, and Aroldis Chapman with the save.  These happened to be the pitchers of record for this summer’s All-Star Game in Cleveland. But could this trio of arms appear in the same box score ...
20:13, 07/12/2019

Yankees-Orioles’ wacky postponement leaves confusion Despite a soaking rain for the better part of two days, the weather had improved enough on Monday night in The Bronx that both the Yankees and Orioles thought their game would be played, albeit after an hour or so delay following the original 6:35 p....
07:39, 05/14/2019

YES considering bringing ex-Yankees manager Buck Showalter aboard With the combination of expanding its reach and the possibility of losing Yankees analysts in the future, the YES Network is in talks with a very intriguing name: Buck Showalter. Showalter, the Yankees manager prior to the Joe Torre dynasty, could po...
09:13, 06/22/2019

Yankees’ bats deliver dramatic win after tempers flare One breakout performance by the Yankees’ bats doesn’t guarantee a recent funk has ended. Yet, for a team whose bats had turned to dust in the previous six games, an 8-3 win over the Rays on Tuesday night in front of 40,401 sweaty fans was a fascinati...
05:39, 07/17/2019

Money and Modern Strategy: How the Depleted Yankees Kept Winning Despite 17 players spending time on the injured list this year, the Yankees have kept pace in the A.L. East with smart moves rather than splashy ones....
03:26, 05/18/2019

Giolito, Jimenez lead White Sox to 10-2 romp over Yankees CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched into the seventh for his ninth straight win, Eloy Jimenez hit two three-run homers and the Chicago White Sox pounded the New York Yankees 10-2 on Friday night. Giolito (10-1) gave up a solo homer to Luke Voit in t...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Yankees vs. White Sox: Expect Lucas Giolito to keep rolling If you had placed a $100 bet on every starting pitcher in every start they have made this season, Lucas Giolito would enter Friday as the most profitable pitcher in the majors. According to OddsShark, you’d be up $955 this season — and he has found h...
21:26, 06/14/2019

David Adams is the rising S.I. Yankees manager you’ve heard of before The ferries whisk by every 25 minutes, the seagulls are still shrieking above and the ballpark still overlooks the postcard-perfect Manhattan skyline on a cloudy day. The scene screams déjà vu for the Staten Island Yankees’ first-year manager David A...
16:39, 06/18/2019

Aaron Judge starting to ‘ramp up a little’ in Yankees rehab BALTIMORE — Aaron Judge didn’t swing a bat against a pitcher. Nor did he run the bases. Or make throws from right field to third base and home plate. Yet, Judge’s rehab program was on full display Tuesday at Camden Yards, where he took dry swings in ...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Yankees’ surprise stud suddenly nearing return Cameron Maybin is anxiously waiting to pick up where he left off. Since his third-inning exit from a strained left calf on June 21 against the Astros, Maybin has missed 15 straight games. But he feels on the cusp of a rehab assignment and inching clo...
22:39, 07/13/2019

Crotch shot to Yankees surprise hero now looms Gio Urshela fouled a ball off the plate in the third inning that bounced up and hit him below the belt, sending him down to the ground for several minutes during the Yankees 13-5 win over the Rays on Sunday. He finished the at-bat and struck out and ...
06:13, 05/20/2019

Why Yankees decided to give struggling Aaron Hicks a day off Aaron Hicks wasn’t in Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s lineup Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with a physical problem for the switch-hitting center fielder who has been off the IL since May 14, but hasn’t found a groove at the plate. In 27 game...
11:26, 06/21/2019

Yankees’ Severino, Betances keep getting rare good news Dellin Betances and Luis Severino each threw again Wednesday before the Yankees-Rays postponement due to rain, and are scheduled on Thursday to throw on back-to-back days for the first time of their latest comeback attempts from lat strains. Boone sa...
10:26, 07/18/2019

Yankees’ Zack Britton had to sweat it out in old role but prevailed The Yankees are one of just four teams to have not used a pitcher on three straight days, which meant Aroldis Chapman wasn’t available to them on Saturday night. Instead, Aaron Boone went with Zack Britton to close their 7-5 win over the Astros in Th...
09:52, 06/23/2019

Masahiro Tanaka steals spotlight in wacky Yankees win ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Just because Masahiro Tanaka pitched like the ace he used to be Sunday, it doesn’t mean the void at the top of the Yankees’ rotation has been filled. Luis Severino remains on the injured list, and nobody knows when he will retu...
00:52, 05/13/2019

Chad Green looks completely different in ‘awesome’ Yankees return ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Chad Green returned to the big leagues vowing he was fixed, and just a few hours later, he backed up that proclamation with authority. The Yankees’ 7-1 victory over the Rays on Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field, giving them t...
01:26, 05/13/2019

Aaron Hicks’ return leaves likely Yankees casualty ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When Aaron Hicks experienced discomfort in his lower back early in spring training it was believed to be a day-or-two thing. However it developed into a situation that required two cortisone injections and landed him on the inj...
03:52, 05/13/2019

J.A. Happ implodes as Yankees fall to mediocre White Sox CHICAGO — J.A. Happ was cruising to a second straight start that wasn’t going to require the Yankees’ bullpen to go near the middle innings and appeared to be ready to match his season-high of seven innings, or even work deeper. The first three frame...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Yankees prospect Deivi Garcia’s value skyrockets with 15-strikeout gem If the Yankees plan on shopping Deivi Garcia, any offer they make just got a lot more attractive. Garcia, the Yankees’ fourth-ranked prospect on MLB.com, struck out 15 batters in all of six innings on Tuesday night, pitching for the Trenton Thu...
05:13, 06/20/2019

How Yankees’ Zack Britton got his signature pitch back Baseball is all about depth. The Yankees have shown their depth in many ways. That is how they are playing .600 ball despite injuries to such stars as Aaron Judge, Miguel Andujar, Luis Severino and Giancarlo Stanton, who has a mysterious left shoulde...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Rehab update for injured Yankees starters: A mixed bag Now you can add Jordan Montgomery to the list of Yankees who have suffered a setback during their injury rehabs. The left-hander, returning from Tommy John surgery, left the mound during a bullpen session in Tampa on Tuesday with what manager Aaron B...
11:13, 06/19/2019

The bigger picture of Yankees’ huge doubleheader sweep With Aaron Boone blistering an overmatched umpire’s ears in the first of two games on Thursday against the Rays at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees won. With the manager relaxed and looking like he was hanging out at Newport Beach in California, the Yanke...
08:26, 07/19/2019

Yankees haven’t been burned by prospects they chose to trade CHICAGO — Over here on the home side of Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever), Rick Hahn voiced optimism about Blake Rutherford. “He came in with a goal of wanting to hit for more power this year and unfortunately got off to a slower start...
19:00, 06/15/2019

Giancarlo Stanton does it all as Yankees storm to eighth straight Opposing teams that believe they can trade punches with the Yankees these days become Sonny Liston flat on his back looking up at Muhammad Ali. The Astros tried to match muscle for muscle Saturday night and became the eighth straight team to lose to ...
07:52, 06/23/2019

Yankees-Royals rained out, day-night doubleheader Saturday KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game between the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals scheduled for Friday night was postponed because of heavy rain in the forecast. The teams were set to make up the game with a day-night doubleheader on Saturday, wit...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Yankees vs. Mets: Take a risky bet on resurgent Jason Vargas Well it ain’t Cooperstown, but Roger Clemens will be inducted into the Pawtucket Red Sox Hall of Fame. Not expected to show is Barry Bonds — who is expecting “the call” any day now from the Clear/Cream Soda Hall located in Needles, Calif. Subway Seri...
22:39, 06/10/2019

Mets-Yankees’ Subway Series opener rained out The Subway Series will launch with a doubleheader, albeit not of the funky two-stadium variety, on Tuesday. It’ll be a day-night twin bill at Yankee Stadium, with Game 1 set for 1:05 and Game 2 at 7:05, after the Yankees postponed Monday night’s cont...
03:13, 06/11/2019

DH days jump-starting Yankees’ Luke Voit BALTIMORE — Manager Aaron Boone used Luke Voit as the DH on Thursday for a second straight game and went with Kendrys Morales at first in back-to-back games. “Kind of a way to squeak some days [of rest] for him,’’ Boone said of Voit, who went 2-for-5...
09:52, 05/24/2019

Yankees rookie league team scores 38 runs Meet the Dominican Bombers. The Dominican Summer League Yankees annihilated the DSL Twins, 38-2, behind a season-high nine doubles and five home runs on Wednesday. All eleven Yankee batters had at least two hits, while three tied for a game-high four...
06:26, 07/04/2019

Odorizzi, Twins top Yankees 7-3; Andjuar 2 errors in return NEW YORK (AP) — Jake Odorizzi kept up his impressive run, pitching two-hit ball over six shutout innings and leading the Minnesota Twins past the New York Yankees 7-3 Saturday. The Twins had lost nine straight times at Yankee Stadium, including the 2...
00:13, 05/05/2019

Santana’s homer powers Indians past Yankees 5-2 CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana’s two-run homer in the sixth inning helped rookie Zach Plesac get his first major league win and sent the Cleveland Indians to a 5-2 win over the New York Yankees, who welcomed back shortstop Didi Gregorius on Fr...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Yankees’ Aaron Hicks staying patient and starting to come around The plate discipline let Aaron Boone know Aaron Hicks was close. The go-ahead, two-run single the Yankees center fielder added Friday night against Chris Sale didn’t hurt, either. Still trying to find his rhythm after missing the first 40 games of th...
14:39, 06/01/2019

Yankees activate Didi Gregorius from injured list New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has been activated from the injured list and is expected to make his season debut Friday night against the Cleveland Indians....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Yankees have had their eyes on Anthony Volpe for a long time TORONTO — Damon Oppenheimer made it clear what he was hearing about the Yankees’ first-round pick Anthony Volpe came from others — but what the team’s scouting director heard was impressive. “In talking to our scouts and scouts from other organizatio...
11:39, 06/07/2019

LeMahieu leads Happ, surging Yankees past Red Sox 4-1 DJ LeMahieu homered and hit an RBI double off the wall against Chris Sale, sending the surging New York Yankees to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox        ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

Clint Frazier is killing his trade value in Yankees’ agony Clint Frazier isn’t just hurting his standing with the Yankees with his shoddy defense, he’s also turning his trade value into practically nothing. His work in the outfield, which was highlighted on multiple occasions in Sunday’s loss to Boston, has ...
10:26, 06/04/2019

Will Yankees' home run streak continue in London? USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale discusses the Yankees and Red Sox playing the first-ever MLB game in Europe.       ...
19:13, 06/27/2019

Yankees’ Thairo Estrada is finally living his dream Like so many Venezuelan kids, Thairo Estrada grew up watching Felix Hernandez. He was only 9 years old when King Felix made his major league debut. Estrada had a dream, to share a diamond one day with Hernandez. He just couldn’t imagine the first tim...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Yankees stun Félix, back Sabathia in 7-3 win over Mariners The Yankees pounced on Félix Hernández, building a big cushion for CC Sabathia in a showdown of acclaimed veterans as New York beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Yankees' Sabathia becomes 17th pitcher with 3,000 strikeouts New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has become the 17th major leaguer and third left-hander to reach 3,000 career strikeouts        ...
06:39, 05/01/2019

What Yankees’ Gary Sanchez credits for his All-Star turnaround LONDON — Gary Sanchez said hard work is what made him the AL’s starting All-Star catcher this season after the nightmare that was 2018. “It shows the results of the hard work I put in last season and going back to last offseason,’’ Sanchez said Frida...
11:52, 06/29/2019

Diamondbacks beat Yankees 3-1 as Sabathia hits 3K strikeouts CC Sabathia became the 17th player in major league history and third left-hander to reach 3,000 career strikeouts, but was outpitched by Arizona ace Zack Greinke in the Diamondbacks' 3-1 win over the New York Yankees     ...
08:26, 05/01/2019

Yankees pound Mariners as CC Sabathia eyes next milestone By the time the Mariners broke through against CC Sabathia, the Yankees had a seve- run lead thanks to the veteran left-hander blanking the visitors in the first three frames and home runs by Luke Voit, Brett Gardner and Thairo Estrada. That cushion ...
05:39, 05/07/2019

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres has knack for rising to the occasion Aaron Judge snuck up the dugout steps, struggling to contain a smile. He hit the dirt and picked up speed, struggling to contain the Gatorade within its cooler. As Judge approached Gleyber Torres, the slugger lifted the container above his head, and ...
12:13, 06/27/2019

Aaron Boone is atop the list of Yankees saviors Aaron Boone sounded like a self-help guru on endless loop. The Yankees manager met each new injury — and at times it felt like one a day — with statements of belief in the replacement and insistence that the goal of winning excellence did not change....
01:00, 05/08/2019

How brawls and Curse of the Bambino defined Yankees-Red Sox rivalry In the grand history of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox rivalry, there are few people better placed to discuss its inner workings than David Wells....
14:13, 06/27/2019