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Yankees need Tanaka, Paxton to be much better than this

As splits go, this was half bad for the Yankees. Because their rotation continued to go round with limited merit. Masahiro Tanaka did enough Tuesday to win the ...

Yankees need Tanaka, Paxton to be much better than this

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Yankees getting good news on James Paxton and Masahiro Tanaka fronts BALTIMORE — After not drowning in bad news regarding injuries, the AL East-leading Yankees received positive vibes concerning the health of Masahiro Tanaka and James Paxton on Tuesday. Having already listed Tanaka as their starter for Thursday’s game...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Yankees 8, Red Sox 0: James Paxton Gives Yankees a Much-Needed Jolt Against the Red Sox Paxton limited the Sox to two hits over eight innings and recorded 12 strikeouts, while the Yankees lineup feasted on Boston’s struggling ace, Chris Sale....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Yankees’ Paxton did a little bit of everything, but it wasn’t enough James Paxton did just about everything he could on Tuesday — six solid innings on the mound, a pair of sacrifice bunts and an RBI. But he couldn’t help the Yankees score more than two runs — or prevent a meltdown by two stalwarts of the Yankees’ bull...
09:26, 07/03/2019

Yankees believe 3 factors could be cause of Tanaka’s struggles BOSTON — The Yankees are trying to figure out how to fix Masahiro Tanaka after another terrible outing against the Red Sox — the latest red flag in what has becoming a growing concern for the rotation. So far they haven’t come to a conclusion, but ac...
15:52, 07/27/2019

Masahiro Tanaka becoming a Yankees’ answer again Perhaps the Masahiro Tanaka crisis is over. The right-hander delivered a second straight strong performance in the Yankees’ 3-2 win over the Indians on Friday night in The Bronx. The victory not only put Thursday’s blowout loss to Cleveland beh...
11:39, 08/17/2019

Maybe The Yankees Should Not Allow Masahiro Tanaka To Face The Red Sox Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka got the start Thursday night in the first game of an important four-game series against the Red Sox. The series probably has more juice for the Red Sox than for the Yankees—the Red Sox sound like they might be a couple...
05:13, 07/26/2019

The Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka crisis is now over Can we declare the Masahiro Tanaka crisis over now? Can we declare the Yankees’ starting pitching crisis over now? Let’s knock out the smaller perils first and that can lead organically to eradicating the bigger headache, don’t you think? On a lazy L...
06:52, 09/03/2019

Yankees’ James Paxton keeps getting wrecked in the first Yankees manager Aaron Boone often says James Paxton’s horrible numbers in first innings are due in part to bad luck. That wasn’t the case in Saturday’s 6-5 win over Cleveland, as Paxton gave up two more runs. In 22 starts this year, the left-hander h...
11:52, 08/18/2019

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

Yankees and James Paxton get demolished by Red Sox BOSTON — In the past seven games, the Yankees’ rotation has gone from terrific to terrible, and based on how the Red Sox have punished Aaron Boone’s starters, the savagery might not be winding down. “It’s obviously been a rough week for us,’’ Boone s...
15:52, 07/27/2019

This is the Paxton Yankees fans have wanted to see LOS ANGELES — Choose your pleasure, Yankees fans. What delighted, soothed or pleased you the most Friday night at Dodger Stadium, as the Yankees exploded out of their funk with a 10-2 pummeling of baseball’s best team? Was it the barrage of offense a...
11:00, 08/24/2019

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

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

Yankees swept by A’s as Tanaka comes back down to earth OAKLAND, Calif. — Add the resourceful Athletics to the list of teams the struggling Yankees should be wary of facing in October. When the Astros landed Zack Greinke at the trade deadline, self-loathing Yankees fans conceded the AL participant in the ...
07:13, 08/23/2019

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

What future may hold for Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees It gets lost in time, but Masahiro Tanaka initially was exactly what the Yankees envisioned after investing $175 million (including a $20 million posting fee to his Japanese team) to land him. He opened the 2014 season 12-4 with a 2.51 ERA, averaging...
01:52, 08/29/2019

Yankees humiliated by Red Sox as Masahiro Tanaka gets shelled BOSTON — If this four-game series against the Yankees was the Red Sox’s last chance to make a stand, they did very well kicking off the action. So well that the Yankees were forced to use catcher Austin Romine to pitch the eighth inning of their wors...
05:00, 07/26/2019

Tanaka silences Jays offence in Yankees win Masahiro Tanaka silenced the Blue Jays productive offence with a three-hitter and the New York Yankees beat Toronto 1-0 Sunday to split a four-game series....
03:18, 08/12/2019

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

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

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

James Paxton gives Yankees a look at their best Astros answer That guy would have a fighting chance against the Astros. That guy showed some resiliency. Any chance that guy will be wearing a Yankees uniform in October? Yankee Stadium rocked Friday night once Gleyber Torres crushed a first-inning grand slam, and...
11:52, 08/03/2019

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

Yankees banking on 2017-like rebound from Masahiro Tanaka TORONTO — The Yankees have their fingers firmly crossed that Masahiro Tanaka can pull out of a slide in time to help them in October as he did two years ago. Tanaka is scheduled to start against the Blue Jays on Saturday at Rogers Centre, and in his ...
07:00, 08/09/2019

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

Where Masahiro Tanaka fits into intriguing Yankees future It gets lost in time, but Masahiro Tanaka initially was exactly what the Yankees envisioned after investing $175 million (including a $20 million posting fee to his Japanese team) to land him. He opened the 2014 season 12-4 with a 2.51 ERA, averaging...
04:13, 08/29/2019

Yankees vs. Indians: The good Masahiro Tanaka will show up We must be in heaven, man! Well almost. The Woodstock 50 concert was canceled, but ’69ers Carlos Santana, Arlo Guthrie and John Fogerty are expected to perform in Bethel this weekend. If you’re heading upstate for three days, or hours, of peace, love...
22:26, 08/16/2019

Masahiro Tanaka missing Yankees start for best reason yet Another Yankee will miss some time, but for once, it’s a happy occasion. Masahiro Tanaka will skip Sunday’s start against the Cleveland Indians after his wife Mai gave birth to the couple’s second child, a girl, on Friday. The coupl...
23:00, 06/08/2019

Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka has gone from All-Star to question mark BOSTON — Masahiro Tanaka made Yankees history at Fenway Park on Thursday night. And not the good kind. Tanaka was pummeled for a dozen runs — all earned — in a 19-3 loss to the Red Sox in a horrid outing to open a four-game series. Tanaka is the firs...
12:13, 07/26/2019

One pitch is turning James Paxton into Yankees weapon SEATTLE — James Paxton came to the Yankees to win. Bottom line. That is what the left-hander is doing on a consistent basis of late. A big reason for that success is the decision to throw his back-door curveball more, which sets up his other pitches....
11:13, 08/29/2019

James Paxton shakes off struggles as Yankees keep Red Sox reeling Those three straight knockouts by the Red Sox last week in Boston became more of a distant memory Friday night, as the Yankees opened another four-game series against their rivals with a 4-2 win in front of a sellout crowd in The Bronx. It was the Ya...
05:39, 08/03/2019

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

Betts hits 3 homers off Paxton as Red Sox rout Yankees again Mookie Betts hit three home runs against James Paxton in the first four innings in a 10-5 rout over the New York Yankees, whose starting pitchers have stumbled this week in historic fashion       ...
06:01, 07/27/2019

Yankees will be pushing bullpen as they wait on Paxton, Sabathia KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While the Yankees wait to see if James Paxton and CC Sabathia recover from their knee issues in time to rejoin the rotation soon, manager Aaron Boone acknowledged he will have to piece together some games with his bullpen. Boone sa...
12:39, 05/26/2019

Yankees getting James Paxton back for finale vs. Padres James Paxton will start Wednesday against the Padres. It will be his first outing since May 3 because of an inflamed left knee that landed him on the IL and had him wearing a brace Tuesday. “It’s always hard to be hurt, it’s no fun’’ said Paxton, who...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Not again! Yankees LHP Paxton exits with sore left knee NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton became the latest New York Yankees player to get hurt, leaving his start against the Minnesota Twins after three innings because of soreness in his left knee. The team says Paxton will undergo an MRI on Saturday. Already ...
03:39, 05/04/2019

James Paxton dominant in Yankees’ dismantling of Rangers James Paxton has gotten plenty of offense behind him during his seven-game winning streak, and that was the case again Tuesday, when the Yankees blasted five homers in a 10-1 victory over the Rangers at the Stadium. On this night, however, Paxton did...
12:52, 09/04/2019

Paxton, Gregorius nearing returns for Yankees; Barrett on IL KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton and shortstop Didi Gregorius are closing in on their returns to the New York Yankees while right-hander Jake Barrett is heading to the injured list. The 30-year-old Paxton has had discomfort in his lef...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation on Wednesday against San Diego, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston. On a day of updates for many of the Yankees’ 15 players on th...
18:52, 05/27/2019

Masahiro Tanaka grinds it out, but wasn’t happy with Yankees’ defense Masahiro Tanaka was once again without his trademark splitter on Tuesday. To make matters worse, his outfield betrayed him more than once. The right-hander still managed to come through with one of his best outings in nearly a month, allowing two run...
08:52, 05/08/2019

Masahiro Tanaka delivered sign of hope Yankees have waited for Masahiro Tanaka was bathed in a noise as he took the mound in the ninth inning Monday night that had greeted Edwin Encarnacion’s first Yankees at-bat. And with each strike and each out, those left from the announced crowd of 39,042 increased the deci...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Yankees vs. Blue Jays: Masahiro Tanaka will rebound in Canada Mexican drug lord El Chapo’s mom, Consuelo Loera, has asked for permission to bring her imprisoned son his favorite meal, enchiladas, to lift his spirits. Rumors that “heavy”weight champ Andy Ruiz will be accompanying her are false. Injuries to key p...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Yankees homer barrage saves alarming Masahiro Tanaka BALTIMORE — If there was a perfect time for Masahiro Tanaka to show he can return to being the dominant pitcher he used to be, Monday night was it. Tanaka started against the woeful Orioles at Camden Yards with the Yankees riding a five-game winning ...
05:52, 08/06/2019

Yankees place pitcher Tanaka on paternity leave list CLEVELAND (AP) — The New York Yankees placed right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on the paternity leave list. Tanaka, who was scheduled to start against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, returned to New York for the birth of his baby girl on Friday. He’...
19:26, 06/08/2019

Masahiro Tanaka exits, lets out scream in another Yankees mishap The already thin Yankees rotation could be in for some more pain. Masahiro Tanaka left Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays during the sixth inning after taking a hot shot off his right leg. Tanaka had thrown just 88 pitches to that point...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Yankees lose Tanaka early, first-place late in crushing day A day after a stirring comeback by the Yankees against the Rays, their divisional foes turned the tables Saturday, as Austin Meadows hit a one-out homer off Luis Cessa in the top of the 11th in a 2-1, 11-inning Yankees loss in The Bronx. Jose Alvarad...
01:39, 05/19/2019

James Paxton to the IL as Yankees’ injury misery strikes back Join the club, James Paxton. It’s not so exclusive, however. The Yankees’ left-hander has been placed on the 10-day injured list after leaving Friday night’s game following three innings with left knee inflammation. He is the team’s 16th player to go...
20:13, 05/04/2019

James Paxton plans Yankees return despite knee discomfort James Paxton’s troublesome left knee isn’t 100 percent. But the left-hander isn’t concerned about it anymore. He’s ready to rejoin the rotation, and the Yankees are planning for him to return Wednesday, manager Aaron Boone said Monday. “We want Dr. [...
19:13, 05/27/2019

James Paxton gets shelled as Yankees finish homestand with clunker The Yankees opened Sunday with a 10-game lead in the AL East that they built in little more than a month. Before their series finale against the Rockies, with the Yankees looking for their sixth straight win, Aaron Boone was asked how his team would ...
01:26, 07/22/2019

The Yankees’ James Paxton Has a Sore Left Knee, and a Theory as to Why The oft-injured lefthander had plenty of aches and pains in Seattle but his knee wasn’t an issue until he encountered the hard dirt at Yankee Stadium....
03:13, 05/06/2019

James Paxton isn’t good to go yet — so Yankees are starting Chad Green James Paxton is still out with left knee inflammation, so the Yankees will turn to Chad Green to start Sunday’s series finale against the Rays in The Bronx. They also have Chance Adams and Nestor Cortes Jr. to eat up some innings, though the task wil...
14:52, 05/19/2019

Watch: Yankees pummel Rangers behind Paxton gem, homer barrage James Paxton allowed just one hit over seven innings and the New York Yankees clubbed five home runs in a 10-1 thrashing of the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium....
22:13, 09/04/2019

Masahiro Tanaka’s gem, Aaron Judge’s milestone homer lead Yankees SEATTLE — When Aaron Boone left the Coliseum in Oakland last week after the A’s took three straight from the Yankees, there was the usual calmness about him. His club’s lead in the AL East had been shaved to eight games and Boone showed zero concern ...
14:13, 08/28/2019

Rare mistake, mediocre Tanaka puts Yankees in strange spot TORONTO — Watching the Yankees on Tuesday night against the awful Blue Jays, they appeared tired despite having Monday off. The bats looked sluggish and were non-productive in the clutch. DJ LeMahieu made a rare base-running mistake that killed a sco...
04:39, 06/05/2019

Masahiro Tanaka’s gem, Aaron Judge’s milestone homer propel Yankees SEATTLE — When Aaron Boone left the Coliseum in Oakland last week after the A’s took three straight from the Yankees, there was the usual calmness about him. His club’s lead in the AL East had been shaved to eight games and Boone showed zero concern ...
11:00, 08/28/2019

Tanaka’s Ugly Start in Boston Sets Off October Alarms for the Yankees Masahiro Tanaka allowed 12 runs in three and a third innings against the Red Sox, reminding the Yankees that their offense, however improved this season, cannot be expected to win a title on its own....
06:00, 07/26/2019

Yankees vs. Blue Jays: James Paxton will lead Bombers to sweep Comedian/TV personality John Oliver’s twist on the locals: “As a sports fan in England I knew it’s just not acceptable to come to America and support the Yankees. It’s not OK. By default I was a Mets fan because I knew being a Yankee fan was the wron...
17:52, 06/26/2019

LEADING OFF: Paxton gets Red Sox rematch, May Day in LA LEADING OFF: Yankees' Paxton gets Red Sox rematch after quiet deadline, Dodgers to start top prospect 'Gingergaard', Rays get odd day off, Bumgarner tries to keep Giants rolling       ...
09:39, 08/02/2019

MLB roundup: Yanks' Tanaka shuts out Rays Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter and was backed by two homers, as the New York Yankees opened a 10-game homestand with a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night....
10:13, 06/18/2019

Masahiro Tanaka ‘surprised’ by late All-Star Game nod ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Five years after an elbow injury denied Masahiro Tanaka a chance to pitch in the All-Star Game as a rookie, the right-hander is getting a second chance. Tanaka on Saturday was named as a replacement for Blue Jays right-hander M...
00:39, 07/07/2019

Masahiro Tanaka and his biggest weapon show how needed he is ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The season’s biggest series to date on the line. The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner going for the other guys. Really, does any doubt exist over whom the Yankees want pitching in this spot? The starting rotation ...
03:52, 05/13/2019

Vazquez, Woodruff, Tanaka join All-Star rosters 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

Masahiro Tanaka getting rare chance to face countryman SEATTLE — Masahiro Tanaka isn’t asked often whether he is looking forward to watching the opposing pitcher work, but Tuesday night at T-Mobile Park it will be different. That’s because the Mariners are starting Japanese lefty Yusei Kikuchi and the Ya...
09:39, 08/27/2019

Paxton still has knee issue; Gregorius to start 20-day clock TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton still has discomfort in his ailing left knee, and shortstop Didi Gregorius planned to start a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment that Saturday that has him returning to the big leagu...
22:26, 05/24/2019

James Paxton won’t use knee as excuse after getting booed off mound James Paxton entered Tuesday night with a 0.34 ERA at Yankee Stadium this season. He ended it by being booed off the mound when he was knocked out in the third inning of the Yankees’ 10-4 loss to the Mets in the nightcap of a split doubleheader. It w...
14:26, 06/12/2019

James Paxton still worried after pitching test: ‘Felt it a little bit’ TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees pitcher James Paxton still has discomfort in his ailing left knee, and shortstop Didi Gregorius planned to start a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment that Saturday that has him returning to the big league team by mid-...
22:39, 05/24/2019

James Paxton tests achy knee, but still ‘felt it a little bit’ James Paxton took a step toward rejoining the Yankees rotation on Tuesday, throwing his first bullpen session since being placed on the injured list with left-knee inflammation — but the injury isn’t completely behind him. “I felt it a little bit,” P...
03:26, 05/15/2019

Masahiro Tanaka sparkles in complete-game blanking of Rays The Yankees beat Tampa Bay to Edwin Encarnacion over the weekend, trading for the slugger and inserting him immediately into the middle of their lineup. And then they knocked off the Rays again on Monday night, opening a crucial home stand against th...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Judge hits 100th HR, Tanaka dominant as Yanks top M's 7-0 Aaron Judge became the third-fastest player in baseball history to reach 100 home runs, Masahiro Tanaka threw seven sharp innings and outpitched Yusei Kikuchi, and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 7-0      ...
11:26, 08/28/2019

Yanks’ Paxton to return Wednesday, face Padres’ Paddack NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees left-hander James Paxton will return from the injured list Wednesday to start against breakout Padres rookie Chris Paddack. Paxton confirmed Tuesday he would be ready for the interleague matchup. He has been out with left knee...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Sevy, Paxton injury impact & trade deadline preview James Paxton threw a bullpen session this past Tuesday and reported the next day that his right knee “felt good”. It’s been nearly two weeks since “The BIG Maple” went on the 10-day Injured List with inflammation in his ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Paxton effective as Yanks gain series split with 10-3 rout CHICAGO (AP) — James Paxton pitched six effective innings, Brett Gardner and Austin Romine each had four RBIs and the New York Yankees cruised past the Chicago White Sox 10-3 on Sunday. Gardner and Romine, the backup catcher behind Gary Sánchez, each...
01:52, 06/17/2019

Sanchez hits 2 HR, Yanks top Twins after ailing Paxton exits NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sanchez homered twice and the New York Yankees overcame their latest injury, beating the Minnesota Twins 6-3 on Friday night after starter James Paxton exited early with soreness in his left knee. Already with 13 players on the i...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Seahawks’ Paxton Lynch in concussion protocol after vicious headshot Holton Hill will be hearing from the NFL again. He may want to start saving some money to pay a fine, too. The Vikings cornerback delivered a vicious helmet-to-helmet hit on Seahawks quarterback Paxton Lynch in a preseason game Sunday night, getting ...
18:52, 08/19/2019

Masahiro Tanaka caps MLB All-Star Game dream in fine fashion CLEVELAND — Five years later than he hoped, Masahiro Tanaka enjoyed his first All-Star Game experience. The Yankees’ veteran right-hander made his Midsummer Classic debut Tuesday night at Progressive Field by throwing a scoreless top of the second in...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Tanaka, Vázquez, Gray, Woodruff added to All-Star rosters New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vázquez and Milwaukee right-hander Brandon Woodruff have been added to rosters for Tuesday's All-Star Game       ...
05:13, 07/07/2019

Geno Smith signing with Seahawks, sets up Paxton Lynch competition Geno Smith is getting another chance to be a backup. The former Jets, Giants and Chargers No. 2 will sign with the Seahawks, ESPN.com reported Monday. Smith will compete with Paxton Lynch for the backup job behind Russell Wilson, who signed a four-ye...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Yankees 9, Royals 2: In Yankees’ Win, Bad News: Aaron Judge Leaves With an Oblique Injury The right fielder left the game after appearing to injure himself on a swing in the sixth inning. The Yankees hit four home runs in support of pitcher Masahiro Tanaka....
18:39, 04/28/2019

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....
05:52, 05/13/2019

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Vegas bullish on Yankees beating out Boston Do sharps believe that the New York Yankees can drive a dagger into the Boston Red Sox’s hopes to win the American League East this weekend? Frankly, betting markets were bullish on the Bronx Bombers and bearish on Beantown before the series began. G...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Rays 2, Yankees 1 | 11 innings: Rays, Behind Bat and Arm of Austin Meadows, Retake East Lead From Yankees Meadows, who threw out a runner at the plate in the sixth, hit the winning homer in the 11th. Masahiro Tanaka pitched six scoreless innings for the Yankees but left after a ball hit his shin....
01:26, 05/19/2019

Twins 7, Yankees 3: Miguel Andujar Returns With Hit and Two Errors as Yankees Lose to Twins Jake Odorizzi gave up two hits in six shutout innings for his fourth straight winning start for Minnesota, which had lost nine in a row at Yankee Stadium....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Yankees 13, Rays 5: Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
01:39, 05/20/2019

Mariners 10, Yankees 1: A Rookie Mariners Pitcher Stifles the Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said he would look into images that TV cameras captured of a dark substance smudged under the brim of the cap worn by Mariners starter Yusei Kikuchi....
07:26, 05/09/2019

Royals 6, Yankees 1: After Scorching the Red Sox, the Yankees Wilt Against the Royals Domingo German had a decent start, and he and four Yankees relievers combined for 14 strikeouts. But he allowed two homers, while the Yankees’ offense managed only four hits....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Why the Mets are now a better bet than the Yankees Not long ago, VSiN discussed potential “reversals of fortune” in betting-market terms for the Mets and Yankees. Since the All-Star break, that’s exactly what’s happened for the Mets, with the Yankees slowing way down into neutral. For the previously ...
20:26, 07/30/2019

Yankees add to Red Sox misery in the best way The fact the Yankees are in firm command of the AL East this far into the season isn’t exactly a surprise. How they got here, though, certainly is. The importance of Domingo German and DJ LeMahieu was on display again in the first game of Saturday’s ...
01:52, 08/04/2019

Yankees’ rotation can’t take much more of this This was another game when attention focused on the Yankees’ offense and bullpen, though not for what had become familiar positive reasons. In 11 innings Saturday, the Yankees could muster just one run, and that came on a wild pitch. The lack of an e...
08:39, 05/19/2019

The Yankees really are savages The Yankees were savages in the box in both games of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Rays at Yankee Stadium. Just ask Aaron Boone. It was much as they have been all season. Boone made that point to young umpire Brennan Miller in Game 1 and was to...
08:26, 07/19/2019

Yankees know this win was more important than others When the Mets beat the Dodgers 10 out of 11 in 1988, that sure didn’t stop Mike Scioscia from taking Doc Gooden deep in the ninth inning of Game 4, and it sure didn’t prevent Los Angeles from ultimately winning the NLCS in seven games. So maybe the A...
20:13, 09/01/2019

Yankees getting it done with openers, but don’t need it to last Freddy Galvis fouled off one, two, three, four, five Aroldis Chapman pitches on Tuesday night, a called strike splitting up foul balls one and two, before finally knocking a slow grounder to second base that DJ LeMahieu fielded and threw to first bas...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Why the Yankees were without their setup man BALTIMORE — Because Zack Britton didn’t pitch Tuesday and the Yankees had a two-run lead at the start of the eighth inning in the Yankees’ 7-5 win over the Orioles on Wednesday night, it was unusual to see Chad Green come out of the bullpen in what w...
11:52, 05/23/2019

The Yankees Are Falling Apart Again Not on the field, mind you, where New York had the best weekend it could’ve hoped for, completing a four-game sweep of Boston to preserve the best record in the league and all but end the Red Sox’s playoff hopes by putting them 6.5 games out of the s...
16:13, 08/05/2019

Yankees know his win was more important than others When the Mets beat the Dodgers 10 out of 11 in 1988, that sure didn’t stop Mike Scioscia from taking Doc Gooden deep in the ninth inning of Game 4, and it sure didn’t prevent Los Angeles from ultimately winning the NLCS in seven games. So maybe the A...
11:13, 09/01/2019

Drama and Yankees just don’t mix any more BALTIMORE — You can hop on the Acela, make your way a couple hours south of the Citi Field funny farm, and still the zaniness doesn’t stop. Bored with a lack of Mets news? As the old joke about the weather in San Francisco goes: just wait a couple of...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Yankees did a little bit of everything to squeak this one out They had witnessed Masahiro Tanaka’s second straight strong outing, the Yankees loading the bases without scoring, Tommy Kahnle’s superb two-strikeout effort and Zack Britton working around first baseman Mike Ford’s fielding error on Didi Gregorius’ ...
11:39, 08/17/2019

The Yankees Are Cursed The Yankees, who spent the first week of the season getting everybody hurt, and then a few months later, did it again just to set some all-time IL records, are getting healthy. Just in time for the playoffs, but also just in time to get injured again...
19:13, 09/18/2019

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 using T-shirts to let everyone know they’re ‘savages’ Savagery is in style. Following Thursday’s instantly epic, profanity-filled, ejection-fueled rant, Aaron Boone’s popularity in The Bronx elevated to its highest point since his legendary Game 7 walk-off homer in the 2003 ALCS. Before the Yankees mana...
04:39, 07/20/2019

Yankees activate OF Stanton from IL The New York Yankees activated outfielder Giancarlo Stanton from the 10-day injured list, and he is expected to be in the lineup when the Yankees host the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night....
21:52, 06/18/2019

The Rockies Tried Their Best To Kill The Yankees The Rockies and Yankees are having two very different seasons, with the Bronx Bombers having the best record in the American League and the purple lads from Colorado being trapped in a tailspin on the way to being the worst team in the National Leagu...
01:26, 07/21/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox pound Yankees, 19-3 Xander Bogaerts crushed a three-run home run as part of a seven-run first inning, and the Boston Red Sox never looked back, routing the visiting New York Yankees 19-3 Thursday in the opener of a four-game series....
08:26, 07/26/2019

Yankees look old and broken down, and it has to stop CHICAGO — The Yankees looked old and tired Friday night. Remember when we used to say that all the time about this club, even as it slogged its way to championships or at least division titles? The great sell-off of 2016, which begat the Baby Bombers...
19:00, 06/15/2019

Yankees’ takedown of Red Sox includes bit of everything BOSTON — At some point, the litany of injuries that have hit the Yankees this season may catch up to them. So far, that hasn’t happened, as they won again despite losing another key player Sunday. This time, it was Mike Tauchman who left during a 10-...
10:52, 09/09/2019

This Week in Yankees Baseball – 3/29/19 This year we are introducing a new video series: This Week In Yankees Baseball. It will be released every Friday throughout the season, covering all the top headlines from each week. Make sure to follow us on all major social networks @BronxPinstripe...
11:52, 05/02/2019

The big test is here for two rehabbing Yankees BOSTON — Luis Severino gave the Yankees more than 30 starts and 190 innings in each of the previous two seasons. And in both years, Dellin Betances appeared in 66 games. In 2019, neither right-hander has thrown a pitch for them, both sidelined by sho...
13:52, 09/06/2019

The Yankees Continue to Dominate. Is That Enough? Despite Sunday’s loss to the Indians, the Yankees are focused on achieving the best record in the regular season and home field advantage in the playoffs....
04:00, 08/19/2019

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

Yankees devour Twins and now look to put the Red Sox away MINNEAPOLIS — There were no guarantees from the Yankees’ clubhouse late Wednesday night that the Red Sox would be dead in the AL East by Sunday evening. Nor was anybody predicting the Yankees would spank the Red Sox like they did the Twins by taking ...
07:39, 07/25/2019

And Now, An Unsolicited Poem From A Yankees Fan In a blog earlier this morning, I made the brave and extremely correct observation that the New York Yankees are a wicked, awful baseball team that deserves to play its home games on fields of fire and brimstone in the very pit of Hell itself....
01:00, 06/07/2019

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

Yankees say Stanton likely out until August New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says slugger Giancarlo Stanton is more likely to return in August than July after straining his right knee....
22:39, 06/27/2019

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

Yankees are off the mat, but they’re still a risky play With the Yankees’ long western swing in the rearview mirror, bettors have a much clearer picture of how good this team is now… and how truly impressive it might be later in the season when healthy stars return. Before the trip, VSiN mentioned an extr...
00:00, 05/04/2019

The ‘MVP’ of the Yankees DJ LeMahieu keeps on raking DJ LeMahieu didn’t just lead off the bottom of the first with a homer, he also had a third consecutive multi-hit game and extended his streak of getting on base to eight straight plate appearances before a strikeout in the third ended it on Tuesday. ...
14:26, 06/26/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees hit 3 HRs off Kershaw in win Domingo German pitched six strong innings, and the New York Yankees hit three home runs off Clayton Kershaw in a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers that gave them two of the three victories in an interleague series between two of the best teams...
07:13, 08/26/2019

Why Yankees’ Brett Gardner had to sit out again OAKLAND, Calif. — Brett Gardner was out of the lineup for a second straight game Wednesday night because of an in-grown toenail on his right big toe. “Better,’’ Gardner said before the Yankees’ 6-4 loss to the A’s on Wednesday night. “I t...
09:52, 08/22/2019

Behind the Yankees’ very necessary hitting renaissance ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — How much by design, and how much by accident? We’ll need the Yankees season to play out some more in order to determine that. But there’s no denying a major reason why this team has proven able to overcome so many injuries: The...
02:13, 05/12/2019

How Yankees have become one of deepest teams in MLB Aaron Boone sat Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres on Saturday, though the duo had become the first in franchise history to homer in three straight games together. So the players who played because that twosome sat, Austin Romine and Gio Urshela, homere...
07:52, 06/23/2019

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’ big guns were needed after all BALTIMORE — Considering they were a combined 10-for-26 with seven homers and 14 RBIs in the previous three wins over the Orioles, not seeing Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres in the starting lineup of the Yankees’ 6-5 win over the Orioles on Thur...
09:52, 05/24/2019

J.A. Happ’s ‘conviction’ could be just what Yankees need There hasn’t been this much talk around the Yankees about being convicted since Billy Martin piped up at O’Hare Airport 41 years ago this month. But there, in an entirely different context, was J.A. Happ throwing around that “C” word at Yankee Stadiu...
04:26, 07/14/2019

Yankees’ pitching upgrades could come from within Luis Severino isn’t the only addition the Yankees may make to their pitching staff for the stretch run. Right-hander Deivi Garcia is slated to make his debut with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday against Columbus. The 20-year-old was promoted...
07:13, 07/15/2019

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

Gio Gonzalez to opt-out of Yankees deal Gio Gonzalez will exercise his opt-out clause in his contract on Saturday. This move will give the Yankees 48 hours to add him to their major league roster, or to grant him his release. Yesterday, MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reported that Gonza...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Yankees got the first dose of the Red Sox’s last stand BOSTON — For one night at Fenway Park, it was 2018 all over again for the Red Sox. They looked like defending champions against the Yankees, humiliating Masahiro Tanaka in a 19-3 blowout Thursday night. Tanaka allowed a career-high 12 hits and 12 ear...
12:13, 07/26/2019

Yankees eliminate the Red Sox threat in best way possible The miseries of their ancient rivals should really be of no consequence to the Yankees at this point. Alex Cora all but conceded first place to the Yankees before his Red Sox even took the field Saturday, admitting the prudence for his team to focus ...
10:39, 08/04/2019

Yankees’ first priority must be to finish off the Red Sox now Imagine a universe in which Ellis Kinder outpitched Vic Raschi on the final day of the 1949 season, Mike Torrez struck out Bucky Dent in the playoff game at Fenway in 1978 and Grady Little pulled Pedro Martinez with a 5-2 lead after seven innings of ...
08:26, 08/02/2019

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 finally end their Red Sox nightmare BOSTON — One win does not erase the weekend’s previous three putrid performances against the Red Sox. Nor can Domingo German’s strong outing remove the smell produced by the Yankees’ starters in their previous eight games. Yet, what the 9-6 victory o...
16:26, 07/29/2019

Who is the Yankees' MVP? They've got plenty of candidates From Luke Voit and Gio Urshela to Gary Sanchez, Brett Gardner and Domingo German, there are a lot of reasons the first-place Yanks have thrived in spite of their many injuries....
15:52, 05/28/2019

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

This was the CC Sabathia the Yankees needed to see CC Sabathia’s troubled right knee was no issue in his first start in 11 days. The soon-to-be 39-year-old’s first start back from the injured list was nearly as strong. Making his return from another bout of inflammation in his right knee — requiring ...
08:52, 06/03/2019

The Yankees’ expected celebration never came The workers did what seemed sensible, lugging the plastic from a golf cart into the Yankees clubhouse. Soon, in the privacy of their own clubhouse, the Yankees would be able to celebrate a first-place finish for the first time since 2012. All they ne...
16:00, 09/19/2019

Yankees may have just saved CC Sabathia from himself It looks like the Yankees-Rays rivalry could be heating up. Tampa Bay pitcher Yonny Chirinos plunked Luke Voit in the shoulder area in the sixth inning of Saturday’s game at Tropicana Field. Two batters later, he also hit Gary Sanchez in the ha...
04:26, 05/12/2019

Gio Urshela needs to be the Yankees’ third baseman The Gio Show must go on. To make the Yankees the best they can be, they need to keep Gio Urshela at third base. That means Miguel Andujar will mainly be a DH. Urshela lined a one-out, two-run home run to center field in the ninth inning Tuesday night...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Yankees get sweet Red Sox revenge, and then rub it in BOSTON — To a man, each player who was here a year ago, when the Yankees had their season ended by the Red Sox in the ALDS, said they didn’t place much importance on knocking Boston out of the AL East race on Monday night. But there was “New York, Ne...
16:39, 09/10/2019

Yankees hit 5 HRs, rip Orioles 14-2 for 8th straight win Gio Urshela and Kyle Higashioka each hit two home runs, and the Yankees' long-ball outburst against the Baltimore Orioles reached historical proportions in a 14-2 blowout that extended New York's winning streak to eight games   &...
06:39, 08/08/2019

Red Sox can’t hide from their sad Yankees reality It was only a week ago that the dream seemed possible. The Red Sox had crept within eight games of the Yankees in the AL East, having bludgeoned them in the first three games of a four-game set at Fenway Park. Now, it seems like a fantasy. The Red So...
21:52, 08/03/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees hit HR mark, down O's Mike Ford hit a tiebreaking homer in the top of the eighth, and Mike Tauchman added a two-run shot later in the inning as the New York Yankees set a major league mark for road home runs en route to a 9-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday n...
19:26, 08/06/2019

Yankees need CC Sabathia to be a stopper again BOSTON — For years, the Yankees counted on CC Sabathia to be their stopper. Even in the latter part of his career, he has been adept at pitching well after losses. The Yankees will look to him again on Saturday, after they dropped their second straig...
15:52, 07/27/2019

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

This is just another massive Yankees test DETROIT — By the time rain postponed the Yankees-Tigers game Wednesday night at Comerica Park, the Yankees’ magic number to clinch the American League East stood at nine. To secure a playoff spot? Seven. To bring a convincingly healthy team into Octo...
13:26, 09/12/2019

DJ LeMahieu comes up clutch once again for Yankees At this point in the season, it’s becoming impossible for DJ LeMahieu to ignore the echoes of “MVP” throughout Yankee Stadium whenever he comes to the plate. “I can try and block it out and focus and try to put together a good at bat,” LeMahieu said ...
10:39, 08/04/2019

Yankees must think out of the box to end pitching disaster BOSTON — Time for extreme measures. Bullpenning. Openers. Whatever it takes to get the Yankees out of this full-blown starting pitching meltdown. For that’s what we are witnessing here at Fenway Park, CC Sabathia’s abbreviated outing the latest domin...
07:52, 07/28/2019

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

Yankees let five minor league staffers go The Yankees have let go of five minor league staff members. According to minor league head Kevin Reese, the team didn’t renew the contracts of hitting coordinator Edwar Gonzalez, field coordinator Jody Reed, pitching coordinator Scott Aldred, Trenton...
12:39, 09/18/2019

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 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 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

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

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

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, 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

Yankees’ big weapon especially can come in handy in October No one knows the value of home runs like Mr. October. Keeping up their amazing home run barrage is the best way for the Yankees to win their first World Series title since 2009, according to Reggie Jackson, who believes in his baseball soul the road ...
17:52, 08/30/2019

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

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

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

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-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

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

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

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

Yankees call up OF Frazier from Triple-A The New York Yankees recalled outfielder Clint Frazier from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre ahead of Sunday's game against the visiting Oakland Athletics....
19:00, 09/01/2019

When Yankees could move CC Sabathia to the bullpen TORONTO — CC Sabathia has pitched 559 regular-season big league games and has started all of them. Of the 24 postseason games he has worked, the veteran lefty has started 23. Yet, it is likely at some point in the final days of this regular season, S...
12:13, 09/14/2019

Clint Frazier set to rejoin Yankees Clint Frazier is set to return to the big leagues. Clint Frazier is being called up to New York. "Honestly feels like the first time I got called up all over again," Frazier said. — Conor Foley (@RailRidersTT) September 1, 2019 On Sunday, Maj...
03:00, 09/02/2019

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

For the Yankees, 6 Homers and a 6-Run Lead Aren’t Enough Jordy Mercer capped a six-run comeback with a game-winning single off Chance Adams in the ninth inning, as the Tigers overcame another onslaught by the Yankees in a 12-11 victory on Tuesday night....
09:13, 09/11/2019

Yankees Lose Series Opener to the A’s The Yankees ended a four-game winning streak hours after placing Gio Urshela on the 10-day injured list, giving the club a record 29 players on the I.L. this season....
07:00, 08/31/2019

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

‘What are they, 15 games out?’ A Yankees-Red Sox role reversal BOSTON — What a difference a year makes. The Yankees head to Boston for a four-game set beginning Friday in command of the AL East and with the best record in the majors — pretty much where the Red Sox were last season. And the Red Sox are trying to ...
13:52, 09/06/2019

Yankees’ Edwin Encarnacion has been hot since return from IL BOSTON — A month on the IL with a fractured wrist hasn’t slowed Edwin Encarnacion. A Yankees lineup that had been shut down Friday got a four-run outburst in the fourth inning of Saturday’s 5-1 win over the Red Sox. And the biggest blow came from Enc...
15:52, 09/08/2019

Yankees suddenly need Giancarlo Stanton like never before BOSTON — All is forgiven, Giancarlo Stanton. If any upside exists from the latest Yankees injury epidemic, it’s that folks need worry no longer about the damage the streaky Stanton can inflict upon his savage teammates. Like so many victories in this...
10:52, 09/09/2019

MLB Draft: Who’s going No. 1 and where Yankees and Mets may turn The true impact of the MLB Draft won’t be known for years, but the next three days are important. They will shape the future of so many organizations in this day when youth is so prevalent in the game. The first two rounds take place Monday night, ro...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Yankees come up big in clutch to take second straight from Rays The addition of Edwin Encarnacion and the return of Giancarlo Stanton will no doubt add power to an already powerful Yankee lineup. But on Tuesday, the Yankees’ key hits were singles and they came from familiar faces, as DJ LeMahieu tied the game in ...
07:13, 06/19/2019

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 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

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

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

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

Where Yankees stand in this crucial playoff war TORONTO — Presented with an opportunity to end a long road trip on a very high note the Yankees exited Canada with two losses in three games to the rebuilding Blue Jays, and lost ground to the Astros in the race for home-field advantage in the ALCS. ...
07:26, 09/16/2019

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 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 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

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

No guarantee Yankees’ CC Sabathia will pitch again Maybe this time was the last time. Maybe this 558th start of the indomitable CC Sabathia’s major league career will prove to be the final one before the 39-year-old lefty calls it a day once the season ends. Maybe this time the spit and bailing wire ...
15:00, 08/31/2019

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

Yankees show just how embarrassing these Orioles are BALTIMORE — They play in a jewel of a ballpark in a city with a huge baseball heart and a deep tradition. Yet, commissioner Rob Manfred and the owners he works for need to put the Orioles to sleep. Over three embarrassing nights the talent-challenged...
05:00, 08/08/2019

What massive Yankees win really means in big picture BOSTON — And just like that, the Yankees have clinched the American League East. OK, that’s overstating the situation. But a critical, 9-6 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday night at Fenway Park did more than avert a four-game sweep and cease the sta...
16:26, 07/29/2019

Orioles are glad their Yankees hell is over For the 16th straight time on Wednesday, the Orioles faced the Yankees and lost. Afterward, right-hander Dylan Bundy admitted he was glad the teams wouldn’t meet again until next season. “We don’t have to play them anymore,’’ Bundy said following the...
16:26, 08/15/2019

Chad Green gives Yankees plenty to think about The Yankees’ use of a reliever starting a game has been a little different than other teams who use the “opener’’ strategy. Some clubs use a reliever for the first inning and then summon a starter from the bullpen. The Yankees have used the formula m...
19:13, 08/16/2019

Gio Urshela continues to be perfect Yankees fit in every way BOSTON — Just call him MVP II. Every memorable season has to have a surprise star and Gio Urshela fills the bill for the Yankees. The third baseman continues to be a revelation. The Yankees delivered a stop-the-bleeding 9-6 victory over the Red Sox S...
16:26, 07/29/2019

It looks like Yankees’ Luke Voit is almost set for next step Luke Voit will join Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday to continue working out. The plan is for the Yankees first baseman/DH to start a minor league rehab assignment later in the week. “I believe I will play Thursday or Friday,’’ said Voit, who...
11:39, 08/17/2019

Aaron Judge’s ‘normal day’ could mean much more for Yankees One hundred and five, 103, 92, free pass. No, those are not your child’s chemistry test scores, nor are they Justin Bieber’s clocked speeds on the 405. They represent Aaron Judge’s exit velocities in his first three at-bats Friday night at Yankee Sta...
11:39, 08/17/2019

MLB notebook: Yankees' Torres avoids IL The New York Yankees didn't have to add Gleyber Torres to their long injured list Wednesday, as tests on the infielder came back negative after he had to leave two games in the previous three days....
10:13, 08/08/2019

Red Sox pound Yankees 19-3, biggest win ever in rivalry Xander Bogaerts hits three-run homer in seven-run first inning, adds solo shot in 8th as Boston Red Sox put historic pounding on AL East-leading Yankees, beating New York 19-3 in opener of 4-game series       ...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Yankees’ consistency is more impressive than it gets credit for There have been a lot of things the Yankees have accomplished this year that got a lot more attention, and that’s as it should be. They are on a 108-win pace, after all. They are on a collision course with the sport’s other behemoths, the Astros and ...
02:13, 08/18/2019

Yankees’ Brett Gardner has to end his bat antics There is a reason the Yankees keep bending and twisting their roster year to year to keep Brett Gardner on the team, even if he’s only 85 percent the player he used to be. From the start, he has been a teammate’s teammate, a pro’s pro, a guy other pl...
02:13, 08/18/2019

The Yankees are protecting their bullpen unlike anyone else It was easy to miss. The Yankees were spending Monday — all of Monday — beating the Orioles, which is rote this season. So within winning both ends of a doubleheader, the in-game losses were hard to detect. But in the opener, Luis Cessa began to surr...
02:13, 08/18/2019

New look, same power for Yankees’ Gleyber Torres Gleyber Torres sported a different look, but his swing looked no different. Wearing a unique style of sunglasses for just the second time, Torres put on his latest power display at Yankee Stadium and hit a pair of solo home runs in Saturday’s 6-5 win...
08:39, 08/18/2019

An up-close look at real Yankees’ savagery MINNEAPOLIS — Since Aaron Boone let the world know his hitters are savages in the box, in much more colorful language than that, the Yankees have averaged nearly seven runs a game. Sometimes only a triple play can slow them down. If the Yankees are t...
08:13, 07/24/2019

Yankees’ Gary Sanchez slump is getting more concerning Gary Sanchez ’s slump hasn’t let up. He finished the homestand with a hitless afternoon and has just 10 hits in his past 75 at-bats. In that 19-game stretch, Sanchez has three extra-base hits and six walks, while striking out 26 times. “I don’t feel ...
02:26, 07/22/2019

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

When Yankees’ Troy Tulowitzki knew he was done Troy Tulowitzki had better visions of how this season, and eventually his career, would play out. His body did not hold up its end of the bargain. That led to the Yankees shortstop officially announcing his retirement Thursday, just shy of four month...
09:13, 07/30/2019

Yankees should embrace using an opener in the playoffs TORONTO — I’m bullish on the Yankees using an opener in the playoffs, although that stems from a bearishness on their actual starting pitchers. I’ve changed my perspective on this because the Yankees’ starters haven’t sufficiently changed their perfo...
09:52, 08/11/2019

Trade can’t be Yankees’ only option for improvement Sometimes, the best sports trades occur without anyone switching teams. Remember, for instance, when the Yankees “acquired” Jason Giambi in the middle of 2005? Actually a fourth-year Yankee, Giambi suddenly transformed (insert raised eyebrow here) fr...
09:13, 07/30/2019

Yankees are taking this to an unheard-of extreme BALTIMORE — The Replacements? The Expendables? The B-Team? Forget it, I’m not any good at nicknames. Someone smarter than me (setting the bar low) can come up with a handle for the Yankees’ never-ending array of guys fresh off the last Bus From Nowhe...
17:26, 08/06/2019

Yankees are taking this to an unheard of extreme BALTIMORE — The Replacements? The Expendables? The B-Team? Forget it, I’m not any good at nicknames. Someone smarter than me (setting the bar low) can come up with a handle for the Yankees’ never-ending array of guys fresh off the last Bus From Nowhe...
12:39, 08/06/2019

Meet the Yankees’ biggest rival now BALTIMORE — As of Monday morning, the Yankees’ magic number to clinch the American League East against their top challenger, the Rays, stood at 43. Less clear and quite possibly more important? Their magic number to eliminate the Grim Reaper. Will th...
05:52, 08/06/2019

Yankees make more home run history Just call it Yankee Stadium South. The Yankees on Monday hit their 30th home run at Orioles Park at Camden Yards, marking the most a team has hit in a road ballpark during one season. Austin Romine, Brett Gardner and Mike Tauchman hit homers to reach...
05:52, 08/06/2019

Yankees injury update: August 7 Prior to Wednesday night’s series finale against the Baltimore Orioles, the Yankees announced some injury updates. Here’s the latest updates regarding some of your favorite injured Yankees: Dellin Betances: As part of his throwing pro...
03:52, 08/09/2019

Yankees have tense Gio Urshela moment The Gio Urshela legend grows. Already with a monster two-run homer Sunday night against the Red Sox, the defensively gifted Yankees infielder drew an even bigger reaction from the Yankee Stadium crowd in the sixth inning after fouling a ball hard off...
15:52, 08/05/2019

Yankees Add to Red Sox’ Pain, and Vice Versa The Yankees sent Boston to its sixth and seventh consecutive losses, but Edwin Encarnacion fractured his right wrist and Aaron Hicks hurt his right elbow....
18:39, 08/04/2019

Theme of this Yankees season is again being tested What happens when the reinforcements’ reinforcements need reinforcements? The Yankees are about to find out. Again. And this time, for the first time in recent history, they will be charged with finding the answer without having the safety net of pot...
10:39, 08/04/2019

Forgotten Yankees: Honoring the team that nearly had it all They will never have an Old-Timer’s Day set aside for them. There are times it seems the season they had and all the games they won didn’t happen in real life, but in a movie, some direct-to-video sequel of “Major League.” But for those who remember ...
01:52, 08/04/2019

Yankees’ CC Sabathia is going through injury hell CC Sabathia’s time on the injured list will be longer than he hoped. After receiving a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection and synthetic lubricant, Sabathia (right knee inflammation) will have wait to play catch before assessing how long he could be...
21:52, 08/03/2019

How the Yankees’ first and only mascot became a total embarrassment On July 22, 1979, a furry pinstriped fellow with a big belly, spinning baseball hat and giant ginger mustache strode out into Yankee Stadium. Dandy, the Yankees’ first and only mascot, had made his world debut. Inside the costume was Rick Ford, a 22-...
21:52, 08/03/2019

Yankees recall Chance Adams After conducting a “bullpen game” on Tuesday night, the Yankees have added a fresh arm prior to Wednesday night’s contest. The Yankees announced that they have recalled Chance Adams from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Adams wil...
03:52, 08/09/2019

Blue Jays win 5-4 against New York Yankees A two-run triple from Blue Jays rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the seventh inning propelled Toronto past one of the best teams in baseball, the New York Yankees, for a 5-4 win on Saturday....
01:52, 08/11/2019

Yankees may not be without Gleyber Torres for long TORONTO — Gleyber Torres took batting practice, fielded ground balls at second and short and ran the bases before the Yankees lost 5-4 to the Blue Jays on Saturday at Rogers Centre. It was the All-Star second baseman’s first work outside since leavin...
09:52, 08/11/2019

DJ LeMahieu returning to where Yankees need him most defensively On Feb. 20, the Yankees had Luke Voit and Greg Bird to play first base and DJ LeMahieu was viewed as a very good player signed to a two-year deal for $24 million who would move between second and third base. Yet, when LeMahieu arrived in Tampa for sp...
04:00, 08/02/2019

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

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

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

Yankees want answers for snafu that means nothing now LOS ANGELES — The Yankees are spitting into the wind. Aaron Boone talked to general manager Brian Cashman and assistant GM Jean Afterman about plate umpire Gabe Morales costing the Yankees a chance to score the tying run in the ninth inning of Saturd...
08:52, 08/26/2019

Aaron Judge’s value to Yankees is so much more than homers SEATTLE — This is a Yankees truth: When Aaron Judge is going well, everything seems better around the team. The mood is brighter. There is more of a sense of ferocity to the lineup. Just a lot more smiles around the ballclub. There is a special energ...
11:00, 08/28/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees' Judge third fastest to 100 HRs Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven scoreless innings, and Aaron Judge reached a milestone with a tape-measure home run as the New York Yankees defeated the host Seattle Mariners 7-0 Tuesday night....
15:26, 08/28/2019

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

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

Why Rays aren’t going to catch the Yankees Last weekend, VSiN studied key indicator categories for bettors to evaluate the chances that the Red Sox might catch the Yankees in the American League East race. That now seems like a moot point. With a four-game series in Tampa Bay beginning Thursd...
23:00, 07/04/2019

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’ Luke Voit is doing some running now TORONTO — Until Luke Voit can participate in baseball activities more involved than running, no decision will be made about whether or not the first baseman will need hernia surgery. “He is going to have to get back into baseball activities, somethin...
12:39, 08/09/2019

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

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

MLB confirms Yankees were right, umpires were wrong Naturally, the Yankees received nothing more than some measure of satisfaction when MLB spoke in their favor in recent incidents with umpires.       ...
23:00, 08/28/2019

Yankees’ Gio Urshela doesn’t think his injury is too serious SEATTLE — In a season that has been dominated by injuries to key players, the Yankees have their fingers firmly crossed that for the second time since Sunday they receive positive news to a big part of their season. Didi Gregorius, who hadn’t started...
04:13, 08/29/2019

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

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

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

Yankees bats go quiet when it mattered most LOS ANGELES — A day after pummeling a Cy Young candidate Friday evening, the Yankees couldn’t figure out Tony Gonsolin in his fifth big league game and fourth start on Saturday. Nor did they have much success against the Dodger’s relievers until the ...
01:52, 08/25/2019

Yankees fail in all the big spots in another loss to A’s OAKLAND, Calif. — They had not come all the way back from an early ditch J.A. Happ and Chad Green had lowered them into. Yet the Yankees had runners at first and third with one out in the eighth inning and trailing by two runs Wednesday evening again...
09:52, 08/22/2019

J.A. Happ not leaving the Yankees with many options “I haven’t seen anything like this since the Anita Bryant concert.” — Dr. Rumack, “Airplane!” OAKLAND, Calif. — What to do now with J.A. Happ, in the wake of his latest poor effort? The brutal truth for these Yankees, who still possess the American L...
09:52, 08/22/2019

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

Yankees would do well to avoid dangerous A’s in the playoffs OAKLAND , Calif. — Man, this American League playoff field is starting to look more treacherous than landing the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. Meet the 2019 A’s. Same (sort of) as the 2018 A’s. The Yankees’ season introduction to the pere...
17:26, 08/21/2019

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

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

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

Where these injured Yankees stars stand now OAKLAND, Calif. — The Yankees received good news Tuesday concerning injured right-handers Luis Severino and Dellin Betances, who are rehabbing in Tampa. Severino threw a short side session and is scheduled to face hitters on Thursday. Betances will t...
17:26, 08/21/2019

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

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

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

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’ 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

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

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

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

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 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

Yankees-Rays rivalry is getting more hostile It’s never going to escalate to the level of Red Sox-Yankees, but when the Rays open a three-game series against the Yankees on Friday night at Yankee Stadium, first place in the AL East will be in the air. That should be enough to stir emotions betw...
09:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

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-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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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’ 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

Aaron Judge Is Everywhere for the Yankees, Except on the Field The Yankees’ slugger decided to stay with the team on its West Coast road trip even while rehabilitating his team, underscoring his status as a club leader....
11:23, 04/30/2019

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

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 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

Yankees’ Brett Gardner loses it after ejection TORONTO — Aaron Judge’s night off Friday got cut short when Yankees elder Brett Gardner found himself thrown out of his team’s game against the Blue Jays in the top of the fourth inning at Rogers Centre, with the Yankees trailing, 3-0. Home-pl...
09:00, 08/10/2019

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

Gary Sanchez’s Yankees return couldn’t have gone better TORONTO — Gary Sanchez’s left-groin strain had healed to the point at which the Yankees removed him from the injured list and put the All-Star catcher in the lineup for Saturday’s 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays. Now the Yankees have to hope the slump Sanc...
09:52, 08/11/2019

Yankees Sweep Red Sox Even as Injuries Continue to Mount Edwin Encarnacion and Aaron Hicks are out, and Gleyber Torres has been sent for tests, but the resilient Yankees pulled off a four-game sweep at home....
06:39, 08/05/2019

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 Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
19:52, 05/22/2019

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

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

Yankees OF Brett Gardner restrained from going after umpire Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner had to be restrained from going after home plate umpire Chris Segal following a disputed strike call against Cameron Maybin in the fourth inning of a game at Toronto       ...
05:26, 08/10/2019

Yankees’ latest win is overshadowed by injury red flag BALTIMORE — In a season filled with intoxicating success, an injury to a big Yankees talent has sucked some of the sweetness out of victories but hasn’t eliminated ways to overcome the hurts. More of the same surfaced Tuesday evening when the Yankees...
08:13, 08/07/2019

The best Mets, Yankees nicknames for MLB Players’ Weekend MLB Players’ Weekend has returned this season and will take place from Aug. 23-25. While players will be permitted to have nicknames on the backs of their jerseys, they apparently won’t be allowed to wear any color, with every team wearing eith...
05:26, 08/07/2019

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

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

When Gary Sanchez is expected to return to Yankees BALTIMORE — Gary Sanchez caught for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday night, is slated to be behind the plate Thursday in another Triple-A game and come off the injured list this weekend in Toronto. Sanchez went 1-for-3 in the RailRiders’ 12-2...
10:39, 08/08/2019

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

How Yankees catchers are thriving without Gary Sanchez BALTIMORE — Stroll through the list of jobs in major league baseball and it is very easy to identify the toughest: Backup catcher. Play once a week and be tasked with handling pitchers with egos, block balls in the dirt and throw out baserunners beca...
05:26, 08/07/2019

What Yankees did to unlock Tauchman’s ridiculous talent BALTIMORE — This latest pinstriped revelation did not arrive primarily via analytics, nor by the Yankees’ ability to solve some Sphinx-like riddle and procure some secret sauce. No, if you ask Mike Tauchman and the people around the Yankees about how...
05:26, 08/07/2019

Yankees, White Sox to play at Field of Dreams The Yankees and White Sox will play a game at the famed Field of Dreams in Iowa next season following the construction of a temporary, 8,000-seat ballpark....
18:13, 08/08/2019

Yankees, White Sox to play in Iowa next season “If you build it, they will come.” Major League Baseball has announced that the Yankees and White Sox will play a game at the site of the “Field of Dreams” field in Iowa on Aug. 13, 2020. According to renderings, an 8,000 sea...
03:52, 08/09/2019

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

Yankees set their Gary Sanchez return plan BALTIMORE — They come and go as often as regulars on the Long Island Railroad, and All-Star catcher Gary Sanchez is preparing to return from the injured list for the second time this week. Out since July 24 with a strained left groin, Sanchez is sche...
12:39, 08/06/2019

When Gleyber Torres could return to the Yankees’ lineup TORONTO — Yankees manager Boone avoided using Gleyber Torres on Thursday night after the All-Star second baseman had tests in New York on Wednesday to find the cause for lower abdomen pain on his right side. He was forced out of games Sunday and Wedn...
12:39, 08/09/2019

More proof Yankees will have to rely heavily on pen in October TORONTO — Let’s throw it out there to get the conversation going: What would you set as the Over-Under line for “Number of 2019 postseason games in which the Yankees’ starting pitcher lasts at least five innings?” I’m going with two. And I’d recommen...
12:39, 08/09/2019

Silence not golden as Yankees' Gardner ejected Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner was ejected from Friday's game at Toronto even though television cameras showed he was sitting quietly in the dugout. Cameras showed manager Aaron Boone yelling at the plate umpire Chris Segal at the time....
04:13, 08/10/2019

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

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’ pitching staff could be revamped in many ways In addition to Luis Severino facing batters for the first time before Sunday’s 8-4 loss to Cleveland as he comes back from the lat strain that has sidetracked his season, Dellin Betances threw a bullpen session, as he attempts to come back from a lat...
12:26, 08/19/2019

Mets certainly aren’t the Yankees in one crucial category KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From the moment the Mets’ lineup was posted, this looked like trouble. This is why the Mets’ ride will be a roller-coaster the rest of the way. They have not shown the ability to take care of business when they must take care of bu...
11:39, 08/17/2019

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 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

Yankees’ Aaron Boone: MLB should consider having mercy rule Aaron Boone has used a position player twice on the mound to finish lopsided losses this year. That is the biggest sign of surrender in baseball and the Yankees’ manager would be open to establishing a point in a blowout game where it ends instead of...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Yankees’ Mike Tauchman First Did His Homework, Then Got His Chance The outfielder embraced what it means to be a modern player, using video, data and opportunity to emerge as an invaluable contributor to his new team....
20:52, 08/16/2019

Indians Score Early and Often in Shellacking of Yankees A seven-run first inning set the tone in a game in which the Yankees’ only real highlight was Mike Ford, a position player, pitching a 1-2-3 ninth inning....
06:52, 08/16/2019

Giancarlo Stanton is Yankees’ enigma only he can solve Imagine you own a vintage luxury car collection. Yes, let’s dream big. You show off your garage to a visitor, describing each vehicle in loving detail. Then you turn to your 1962 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato. “My most expensive purchase,” you say wistf...
06:52, 08/16/2019

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

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’ 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

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

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

Why Yankees really wanted to give Aaron Judge a day off Aaron Judge was given the day off in the Yankees’ 6-5 win over the Indians on Saturday at the Stadium, as Aaron Boone was determined to rest the slumping right fielder — even after a solid day at the plate in Friday’s win. “It’s just Aaron and ...
11:52, 08/18/2019

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

Michael Kay has tough realization before Yankees return Michael Kay returned to the Yankees TV booth Saturday after vocal cord surgery left him sidelined for more than a month, and had only one request before taking back the microphone. “‘Try to have the guys not hit six home runs,’ R...
02:13, 08/18/2019

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

Multiple Yankees ejected for freaking out on umpires again Aaron Boone and Brett Gardner will have to watch another finish from the clubhouse. The second-year Yankees manager was the first ejected during the sixth inning of Saturday’s game against the Indians, marking the fourth time this season — and eighth...
02:13, 08/18/2019

Yankees’ war with umpires rages on in tight win over Indians The Yankees’ season so far has been highlighted so far by plenty of wins — and more than a few dustups with umpires. They got both on Saturday afternoon at the Stadium, as they beat the Indians, 6-5, and also endured three ejections during a wild six...
02:13, 08/18/2019

Gary Sanchez’s suspect Yankees defense isn’t going away Cleveland’s Oscar Mercado stole second base twice in the Yankees’ loss on Sunday, with Gary Sanchez behind the plate. The catcher has thrown out just 19 percent of potential base-stealers this season, well below the league average of 28 percent and a...
10:00, 08/20/2019

Yankees aren’t getting their Luis Severino hopes up just yet Lately, every step along the rehab program trail has left a smile on Luis Severino’s face, and Thursday wasn’t different. “Today went well, hopefully Sunday goes well,’’ Severino said following a 30-pitch afternoon bullpen session ahead of the Yankee...
06:52, 08/16/2019

Yankees get dose of reality as pitching crumbles Interpret the stench coming out of a silent Yankee Stadium, where the Indians whipped the Yankees from foul pole to foul pole Thursday night and spit out the reasons. Not allowed among them is the Yankees moving Mike Ford from first base to the mound...
06:52, 08/16/2019

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’ destruction of Orioles reaches new level Even Donald Trump wasn’t this hard on Baltimore. The Yankees won their 15th straight game over the Orioles on Tuesday night, this time 8-3, making another mockery of Baltimore’s pitching. It’s their longest winning streak against an opponent in one s...
06:26, 08/14/2019

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

New York Yankees injury update: August 12 Another day… another New York Yankees injury update post! Unlike some past injury update posts, we think that you’ll be happy to hear the latest news regarding some of the Yankees biggest stars. Dellin Betances Dellin Betances threw ...
19:14, 08/13/2019

Yankees toy with Orioles in another Gleyber Torres spectacle There’s no bigger mismatch in baseball right now — or in sports, for that matter — than Yankees-Orioles. And no one embodies it more than Gleyber Torres, who continued his dominance over Baltimore in both games of the Yankees’ sweep of Monday’s split...
11:00, 08/13/2019

Gio Urshela’s Yankees run puts him in elite company Gio Urshela says he didn’t know the extent of his ability in the batter’s box prior to Monday against the Orioles. But after he smashed a 461-foot home run in the fifth inning of the Yankees’ 8-5 victory over the Orioles in the first game of a double...
11:00, 08/13/2019

Why Yankees are being extra careful with Aaron Hicks Aaron Hicks (elbow flexor strain) was reevaluated on Monday and is doing well, according to manager Aaron Boone, but still two weeks from throwing. “[The strain] being close to the UCL, we don’t want to risk anything,” Boone said Monday as the Yankee...
11:00, 08/13/2019

Yankees hit four homers to beat Orioles in Game 1 Didi Gregorius and Gleyber Torres hit early homers as the New York Yankees went deep two more times against the Baltimore Orioles in an 8-5 victory Monday afternoon in the opener of a day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium....
09:00, 08/13/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees blast seven HRs in DH sweep of Orioles Gleyber Torres hit two more homers off the Baltimore Orioles, and the New York Yankees recorded an 11-8 victory to complete a sweep of a day-night doubleheader Monday at Yankee Stadium....
09:00, 08/13/2019

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

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

Indians are the playoff nightmare Yankees should want to avoid The formula is basic and stands the test of time: If the Twins are in the playoff hunt, then the Yankees should desire to play them. Or do you think they’d rather take their chances against these Indians? These Indians who treated Yankee Stadium like...
06:52, 08/16/2019

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

Michael Kay returning to Yankees booth on Saturday After missing more than a month, the TV voice of the Yankees, Michael Kay, will return to the broadcast booth on Saturday afternoon, according to a YES Network spokesman. Kay, 58, has been out since early July with a condition that caused him to have...
21:13, 08/15/2019

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

Breaking down the Yankees' historic domination of the Orioles It was a demolition of epic proportions, 16 consecutive wins and a 17-2 season series record. Here are the highlights (or lowlights) of the Bronx Bombers' beatdown....
09:13, 08/15/2019

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 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

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

Joe Torre’s biggest pet peeve with Yankees, MLB ejections There never has been more information available when it comes to arguments with umpires, players and managers — and Joe Torre isn’t thrilled with that fact in his role as MLB disciplinarian. “That’s a little concerning,’’ said Torre, the former Yanke...
06:26, 08/14/2019

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 bashed by Red Sox as pitching disaster continues BOSTON — Larry Rothschild took one bullet and CC Sabathia another for a horrific starting rotation. In the wake of an eighth straight poor start that led to a 9-5 loss to the rampaging Red Sox on Saturday in front of a sold-out Fenway Park crowd of 3...
07:52, 07/28/2019

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

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

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

Red Sox 2B Brock Holt ejected in 3d inning vs Yankees Boston Red Sox second baseman Brock Holt ejected from Thursday night's game against the New York Yankees for arguing a called third strike with home plate umpire D.J. Reyburn       ...
03:00, 07/26/2019

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 give Edwin Encarnacion a parrot MINNEAPOLIS — Edwin Encarnacion fouled a ball off his left foot in the ninth inning of Wednesday night’s 10-7 win over the Twins and winced in pain, but that didn’t stop him from blasting a milestone homer and getting a gift from his Yankees te...
11:13, 07/25/2019

Why Yankees should be able to weather absence of Gary Sanchez MINNEAPOLIS — Considering Gary Sanchez was in a 10-for-85 slump when he went on the injured list Wednesday with a left groin injury, the Yankees won’t immediately miss the All-Star catcher. In Austin Romine, the Yankees have a very capable catcher to...
11:13, 07/25/2019

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

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

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

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

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

MLB roundup: Rays walk off after Yankees' rally Travis d'Arnaud hit a game-winning homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Tampa Bay Rays overcame blowing a late lead and edged the New York Yankees 4-3 in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday....
08:52, 07/07/2019

Series with Rays revealed the truth about these Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This was a four-game test, the perfect way for the Yankees to end the first half instead of one of those roll-over series against the Orioles. Face a team like the Rays with strong pitching, a team that is good at run preventio...
11:26, 07/08/2019

Yankees need Brian Cashman’s big get last winter to step it up BOSTON — Even if Brian Cashman registers the best week of his long career, he still won’t land the Yankees five new starting pitchers by Wednesday’s trade deadline. Therefore, if they want to get to where they desire to go, a few guys currently worki...
15:52, 07/27/2019

Mookie Betts and Red Sox putting the Yankees on notice OSTON — Mookie Betts and the Red Sox gave the Yankees and Brian Cashman a booming message Friday night at Fenway Park: You had better trade for another starting pitcher. Betts slammed three home runs off James Paxton in his first three at-bats as the...
15:52, 07/27/2019

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 must get pitching reinforcements before trade deadline BOSTON — The sample size grows. And with it, the need for reinforcements, be they internal, external or both. Any hopes that the Yankees’ starting-rotation funk would cease at one full turn — that their pitching, more generally, would stop bleeding l...
12:13, 07/26/2019

A progress report on Yankees’ Dellin Betances BOSTON — Dellin Betances stretched out to throwing to 90 feet on flat ground Thursday at Fenway Park, as he makes his way back from the IL with the hope of returning at some point this season. “I threw 25 [pitches] at 60 [feet], 20 at 75 and five at ...
12:13, 07/26/2019

What Yankees’ Cashman is dealing with in pitching madness MINNEAPOLIS — Even when Yankees starters were cruising through a 14-game stretch from July 2-20, the front office followed pitchers with a chance of being traded before the July 31 deadline. Now, with James Paxton and CC Sabathia getting roughed up i...
08:13, 07/24/2019

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

Grimacing Gary Sanchez could soon return to Yankees IL The Yankees kept reiterating Gary Sanchez was healthy. Now the struggling catcher really might not be. Sanchez exited Tuesday night’s game against the Twins in the top of the eighth inning after running to first on a ground out. After the Yankees won...
08:13, 07/24/2019

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

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 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

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

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

Bet on Rays and Charlie Morton against Yankees pen pile It’s official. Starbucks will no longer sell newspapers come September. Worse yet, the chain will continue to serve its Sous Vide Egg Bites. Bad news for Post readers, but the good news here is coffee lovers will no longer have to read the Daily Lose...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Yankees-Rays postponed due to rainy forecast The Yankees had another game postponed by the threat of severe weather on Wednesday. They’ll make up the game as part of a straight doubleheader against Tampa Bay on Thursday, with the first game starting at 3 p.m. and the second game scheduled for 3...
10:26, 07/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brett Gardner’s unexpected Yankees feat may be over Brett Gardner has played more than anyone expected him to this season, but now the injury bug that plagued the rest of the Yankees outfield has finally caught up to him. The veteran was scratched from the lineup for Sunday’s 8-4 loss to the Rockies a...
08:52, 07/22/2019

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

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’ 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

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

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 put CC Sabathia on IL as rotation issues grow BOSTON — The Yankees’ pitching took another hit on Sunday, when CC Sabathia was placed on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation. Sabathia was coming off a second straight subpar performance in Saturday’s loss to the Red Sox, when...
19:52, 07/28/2019

Aaron Hicks to IL though Yankees avoid the worst The Yankees avoided the worst possible outcome for now. With their poor injury luck this year, that should be considered progress. Manager Aaron Boone said Aaron Hicks will not need surgery on his injured right elbow, though his right flexor strain d...
23:00, 08/04/2019

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

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

Gleyber Torres gives Yankees another boost in a big spot Don’t let the baby face fool you. Gleyber Torres is a killer. Just look at how he has performed in the cauldron that is The Bronx at the age of 22. He has been particularly stellar with runners in scoring position, batting a smooth .402 with eight of...
11:52, 08/03/2019

Gary Sanchez ‘close to being an option’ again for Yankees Gary Sanchez (strained groin) is eligible to come off the IL on Saturday. Sanchez said through an interpreter Friday he “feels good” and has been going through hitting and catching drills. Aaron Boone, however, said his starting catcher won’t be acti...
11:52, 08/03/2019

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Take Boston and surging Eduardo Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez has a 13-4 record for the Red Sox, who have gone 17-5 in his starts this season (with the total also going Over in 17 of the 22 games). He is getting an average of 7.9 runs of support per start and has pitched his best recently, pos...
05:39, 08/03/2019

Yankees’ Didi Gregorius could find himself back on the IL The Yankees didn’t just fail to add anyone of note by Wednesday’s trade deadline. One of their key players – shortstop Didi Gregorius – suffered an injury that could lead to another injured list stint in a season full of them for Yankees stars. Grego...
05:39, 08/03/2019

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

MLB power rankings: Yankees, Dodgers tie for the top spot After putting on a historic weekend show in London, the Yankees move up to tie the Dodgers atop this week's MLB power rankings.       ...
16:39, 07/01/2019

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

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

MLB notebook: Yankees' Encarnacion fractures wrist, placed on IL New York Yankees slugger Edwin Encarnacion was placed on the 10-day injured list because of a fractured right wrist suffered in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the visiting Boston Red Sox....
16:39, 08/04/2019

Yankees top Red Sox in London power show no one saw coming LONDON — Perhaps it was the high-powered wattage of Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle rubbing off on the Yankees and Red Sox, who met the Royal Couple before the first big league game played in Europe. Or it could have been London Stadium’s cozy di...
06:52, 06/30/2019

Sale fumes as Red Sox get swept by Yankees, lose 7 in row An enraged Chris Sale gave up a pair of home runs to DJ LeMahieu in the opener, Matt Barnes allowed Mike Tauchman's tiebreaking single in the nightcap and the reeling Red Sox were swept by the New York Yankees 9-2 and 6-4    ...
14:13, 08/04/2019

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