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07/22/2019

Yankees, Coming Off a Hot Streak, Slog Through an Ugly Loss James Paxton’s first-inning struggles continued, and this time the Yankees’ bats were unable to bail him out. Can this rotation be trusted in October?...
03:00, 07/22/2019

Covering the Closer: Two Decades of Writing on Mariano Rivera Ahead of Rivera’s induction into the Hall of Fame this weekend, we compiled excerpts of New York Times articles from a handful of the biggest moments of his storied career....
16:51, 07/21/2019

North of Cooperstown, a Hall of Fame That Fits Canada Just Fine The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame has modest roots, but a recent expansion offers more room to preserve the country’s sometimes-quirky involvement in the game....
13:34, 07/19/2019

Yankees Beat Rays in a Game Full of Firepower Aaron Judge hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth, and soon after that, Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam. Two innings before, the benches cleared and Gregorius had to restrain C.C. Sabathia....
09:51, 07/17/2019

For Modern Strikeouts, Pitchers Veer Outside the Strike Zone It’s a paradox for today’s big-league pitchers: M.L.B. is on pace for another strikeout record, but fewer pitches than ever are going inside the rule-book zone....
15:17, 07/16/2019

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....
12:34, 07/12/2019

The Mets at Midseason: Can They Dig Their Way Out? It was a trying first half in Queens — with a few bright spots. Manager Mickey Callaway has continued to express optimism, but his club has plenty of questions to answer....
12:34, 07/12/2019

‘Just Come Out and Say It’: Players Want Answers on the Changing Ball The numbers show that the baseball used in the majors is flying farther than before. While M.L.B. insists it wasn’t intentional, players just want to know how — and why — it happened....
00:34, 07/10/2019

Tony Clark’s Second Chance He was unexpectedly thrust into the position of leading the players’ union. Now, as owners have seemingly gained an advantage, can he fix the sport’s labor landscape?...
14:34, 07/08/2019

At the All-Star Futures Game, Two Reminders of a Painful Mets Trade Jarred Kelenic and Justin Dunn, who were packaged in a deal for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz, have shown tantalizing promise that could haunt the Mets for years....
02:17, 07/08/2019

At Intermission, the Mets Stagger off the Stage The Mets end the first half of the season with another loss and a 40-50 record that suggests little reason for optimism. But the manager isn’t giving up....
02:17, 07/08/2019

Mets End 7-Game Losing Streak With a Rally Against the Braves The Mets erased a deficit in the eighth inning with a solo home run by Todd Frazier, a two-run line drive by Jeff McNeil and a two-run double by Pete Alonso....
09:17, 07/01/2019

Yankees’ Homer Streak Breaks a Record, but Lacks the Power to Surprise As Yankees blasts have become a daily affair, a few other teams have ended up on pace to surpass the major league home run record that the Bombers set last season....
02:17, 06/28/2019

‘Hot Dogs! Cold Beer!’ M.L.B. Will Bring the Familiar to London Stadium The Yankees and Red Sox will bring the peanuts and Cracker Jack to an overseas series. But there will also be British twists, like appearances by Churchill and Henry VIII....
11:34, 06/27/2019

Baseball in London? It’s a Real Thing, Even When the Yankees Aren’t Visiting Britain’s rare baseball devotees hope the visit from the Red Sox and Yankees this weekend will make the sport more than a niche activity in their country....
22:17, 06/26/2019

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
15:51, 06/25/2019

Giancarlo Stanton Returns, as Yankees’ Offense Continues to Power Up Stanton saw hurdle after hurdle in his recovery from what was initially a biceps tear, but he brought his powerful bat back to the lineup on Tuesday....
02:51, 06/19/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
02:34, 06/18/2019

Yankees Top Mets in Error-Riddled Opener to Subway Series There were several miscues on both sides in the first game of a doubleheader, but the big bats of several replacement Yankees made all the difference....
04:51, 06/12/2019

David Ortiz ‘Resting Comfortably’ After 2nd Surgery in Boston Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany, said he was expected to remain at the hospital for several days while investigators in the Dominican Republic continued investigating the shooting....
23:51, 06/11/2019

Dallas Keuchel Is Returning to the Majors as an Atlanta Brave The Braves landed Keuchel, who missed more than a third of the season, after signing free agents like him and Craig Kimbrel no longer meant giving up a draft pick....
09:51, 06/07/2019

Boston’s Latest Would-Be Champs Are Truly Boston’s The Bruins have won several championships in the 21st century, but unlike the others, a title this year would mean a duck boat parade with some hometown heroes....
11:17, 06/03/2019

In Kikuchi vs. Ohtani, Japan Sees Another Great Rivalry Japanese baseball fans, more than those in North America, tend to focus on specific pitcher-batter showdowns. Yusei Kikuchi and Shohei Ohtani could offer a tantalizing one on American soil....
07:17, 05/30/2019

A Rare Defensive Lapse by Gio Urshela Dooms Yankees to Defeat A tough hop in the 10th inning got past the sure-handed third baseman, and the Yankees, who had come back from a six-run deficit, lost to the Royals....
15:00, 05/27/2019

A Heads-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
03:00, 05/27/2019

Can This Man Keep the A’s in Oakland? Dave Kaval, the Athletics’ president, has become the face of the franchise by campaigning for a new stadium. But not everyone is lining up behind him....
13:17, 05/24/2019

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....
19:51, 05/22/2019

For These Minor Leaguers, the Living Is Good if You Don’t Mind the Dead Below Players in the lower levels of professional baseball often settle for less-than-desirable living arrangements, but few residences are eerier than the funeral home where several Yankee prospects have lived....
19:51, 05/22/2019

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....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
19:51, 05/22/2019

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....
08:17, 05/22/2019

On Baseball: Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
03:34, 05/21/2019

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....
09:34, 05/20/2019

As Minor Leaguers Try to Keep Their Careers Alive, Some of Their Neighbors Are Not Players in the lower levels of professional baseball often settle for less-than-desirable living arrangements, but few residences are eerier than the funeral home where several Yankee prospects have lived....
09:17, 05/15/2019

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....
03:00, 05/13/2019

After Jacob deGrom and Corey Kluber, Stetson University Dreams Even Bigger With the pair of Cy Young Award winners among its alumni, the small college in Central Florida has a potent recruiting pitch as it eyes the national stage....
15:00, 05/10/2019

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....
06:51, 05/09/2019

Keeping Score: Mike Fiers Records Baseball’s 300th No-Hitter (Besides the 31 They Took Away) Taking a look back at the history of a delightfully random feat that has rewarded some unlikely players — Fiers included — while leaving out some legends....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Mets 4, Reds 3 | 10 innings: Mets Blow Lead in Ninth but Pete Alonso Wins Game in Tenth The rookie first baseman hit a sacrifice fly that was the difference in a win over Cincinnati in which Jeurys Familia failed to secure a six-out save....
20:34, 05/08/2019

Gio Urshela Is Creating Magic, and a Logjam, at Third Base Urshela, who grew up as a soccer goalkeeper in Colombia before choosing to focus on baseball, has excelled at third base even as starter Miguel Andujar returns....
02:34, 05/08/2019

Book Excerpt: A Yankees Courtship: How George Steinbrenner Tried to Win Back Buck Showalter The Yankees owner fired Showalter in 1995 and hired Joe Torre as manager. Then angry fans weighed in, and Steinbrenner ended up in the Showalters’ living room trying to reverse everything....
19:51, 05/03/2019

On Baseball: Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard Remind the World What They Can Do DeGrom threw seven shutout innings on Wednesday and Syndergaard was even better in a shutout on Thursday. If they have returned to form, the Mets could soar....
03:00, 05/03/2019

Phillies 14, Mets 3: An Inning to Forget: Steven Matz of the Mets Allows 8 Runs and Records No Outs Matz established a new nadir for the struggles of Mets starting pitchers, exiting with his team down by 8-0. The Phillies made it 10-0 by the end of the first before winning 14-3....
23:17, 04/28/2019

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....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Luis Severino’s Injury Remains a Mystery. Detective Brian Cashman Is on the Case. The Yankees’ general manager is doing his best to pinpoint how a significant back injury could happen to his ace starter. He is leaving no stone unturned....
23:17, 04/28/2019

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....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Extra Bases: C.C. Sabathia and the Rotation of Starters Tossing Out Questions on Podcasts Sabathia, along with his fellow pitchers Collin McHugh and Trevor Williams, have “way more time” to share and record relaxed conversation with other players....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Mets Place Jacob deGrom on Injured List With Sore Elbow DeGrom, who struggled in his last two games, was scratched from his scheduled start in St. Louis on Saturday and will undergo an M.R.I. exam in New York....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Concerned About Aroldis Chapman’s Slowing Fastball? He Isn’t "My objective now isn’t to throw as hard but to pitch,” said the Yankees’ closer, who is adjusting his approach as age takes away some of his trademark velocity....
23:17, 04/28/2019

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....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Zack Wheeler, With His Bat and Arm, Carries the Mets Over the Phillies Wheeler hit his first major league home run and struck out 11 in seven sharp innings as the Mets handed the Philadelphia Phillies their fifth loss in six games....
23:17, 04/28/2019

On Baseball: C.C. Sabathia Nears 3,000 Strikeouts in a Triumph of Reinvention As dominant as Sabathia was early in his career, he has piled up statistics worthy of the Hall of Fame by finding a different gear well into his 30s....
23:17, 04/28/2019