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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 Subway Ser...

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...
07:00, 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....
23:17, 04/28/2019

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...
13:17, 05/02/2019

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...
05:51, 05/29/2019

James Paxton is brilliant but brief in another Yankees win The widespread belief throughout the industry is that the Yankees will be heavily involved in the trade market for a starting pitcher because nobody can predict when Luis Severino rejoins the rotation from the injured list. Add to that J.A. Happ’s in...
23:00, 05/29/2019

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...
00:51, 05/13/2019

Tanaka Ks 10 in 2-hitter, Yankees blank Rays 3-0 to up lead NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts for his fourth major league shutout, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Monday night to increase their slim lead in the AL East. DJ LeMahieu hit a two-run ho...
05:51, 06/18/2019

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...
20:17, 06/08/2019

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...
20:00, 05/26/2019

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...
08:17, 06/18/2019

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...
11:17, 05/08/2019

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...
22:51, 06/04/2019

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...
23:17, 05/18/2019

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’...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Yankees lose Tanaka early, first-place late in crushing day A day after a stirring Yankees comeback 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 loss in The Bronx. Jose Alvarado, who blew Fri...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Rare mistake, mediocre Tanaka puts Yankees in strange spot TORONTO — Masahiro Tanaka’s slider lacked teeth in the pivotal fifth inning. DJ LeMahieu committed a rare base-running mistake in the seventh. And the Yankees reached double digits in runners left on base. Following a day off, the Yankees looked slug...
11:51, 06/05/2019

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...
20:00, 05/26/2019

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 ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

James Paxton needs MRI as Yankees’ nightmare bites back Well, it had been a few days, so the Yankees were due for yet another injury. James Paxton, the big offseason acquisition from the Mariners who has pitched so well of late, departed after three innings with left knee soreness and will undergo an MRI ...
11:34, 05/04/2019

Yankees’ impressive win dampened by James Paxton injury Perhaps nothing solves the Yankees’ problems more than a visit from the Twins. Dealing with an endless array of injuries and having ended a West Coast swing with two straight losses, the Yankees again had little trouble with Minnesota on Friday night...
11:34, 05/04/2019

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...
21:17, 05/27/2019

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...
15:00, 05/26/2019

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...
10:17, 05/16/2019

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...
10:34, 05/29/2019

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. [...
18:51, 05/27/2019

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...
18:34, 05/19/2019

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....
03:00, 05/06/2019

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....
11:51, 06/18/2019

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

Masahiro Tanaka sparkles in complete-game blanking of Rays The Yankees welcomed Edwin Encarnacion on Monday and general manager Brian Cashman expressed a need for more starting pitching. Then they went out and began a crucial homestand by showing again that they’re already pretty good. Masahiro Tanaka tossed...
04:51, 06/18/2019

James Paxton still worried after pitching test: ‘Felt it a little bit’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Don’t pencil James Paxton back in the Yankees’ rotation yet. The left-hander has been sidelined with left knee inflammation and said he “felt it a little bit” during an extended spring training start against the Tigers in Tampa on ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

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...
21:51, 05/24/2019

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...
00:00, 06/17/2019

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...
04:00, 05/29/2019

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...
09:00, 05/04/2019

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...
18:51, 05/13/2019

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

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

Yankees 6, Twins 3: With Miguel Andujar Returning, Yankees’ Injury Nightmare Starts to Fade Andujar, set to start on Saturday, could soon be joined by Aaron Hicks, Clint Frazier and D.J. LeMahieu during a difficult homestand. On Friday, starter James Paxton left early with a sore knee....
05:34, 05/04/2019

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...
22:51, 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....
01:17, 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....
00:34, 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....
09:34, 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....
06:51, 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....
23:17, 04/28/2019

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...
12:34, 05/23/2019

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...
07:34, 05/23/2019

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...
06:51, 05/19/2019

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...
13:17, 06/15/2019

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...
08:17, 05/24/2019

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....
22:51, 06/18/2019

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...
06:00, 05/08/2019

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...
04:51, 05/12/2019

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...
22:00, 05/09/2019

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...
06:34, 06/23/2019

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...
12:17, 06/13/2019

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 ...
12:00, 06/03/2019

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...
11:34, 05/31/2019

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...
14:51, 05/02/2019

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...
09:34, 05/07/2019

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...
22:17, 05/03/2019

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....
19:00, 05/28/2019

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...
04:51, 05/12/2019

Why ‘run line’ could be important when it comes to the Yankees It’s becoming clear that Yankees backers are going to be looking at the “run line” on almost a daily basis through the rest of the 2019 season. Basic money lines are going to be so expensive versus mediocrities and virtual tankers that fans will be r...
23:00, 05/22/2019

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....
01:34, 06/07/2019

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...
14:51, 05/02/2019

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...
08:17, 06/18/2019

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...
22:00, 05/05/2019

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...
12:00, 06/03/2019

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...
10:51, 06/08/2019

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....
19:34, 06/07/2019

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...
05:17, 05/23/2019

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....
18:00, 05/21/2019

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....
07:17, 06/05/2019

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.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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...
13:51, 06/02/2019

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...
17:17, 05/17/2019

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...
05:51, 05/29/2019

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...
07:51, 05/20/2019

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...
15:00, 05/26/2019

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....
07:51, 05/20/2019

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...
07:51, 05/20/2019

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...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Red Sox head into Yankees showdown with no momentum BOSTON — Carlos Santana homered and hit Cleveland’s first triple of the season, Greg Allen added a pair of three-baggers and the Indians pounded out a season-high 18 hits in a 14-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Santana, who fi...
12:00, 05/30/2019

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...
20:00, 05/15/2019

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....
04:17, 05/31/2019

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...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Orioles-Yankees rained out for 2nd straight day NEW YORK (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees have been rained out for the second straight day. The game scheduled for Tuesday night was called about 90 minutes before it was supposed to begin at Yankee Stadium. Baltimore and New York ar...
01:51, 05/15/2019

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 ...
11:34, 05/31/2019

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...
15:00, 05/25/2019

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 ...
02:51, 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...
09:34, 06/02/2019

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        ...
10:00, 05/27/2019

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 ...
09:34, 06/19/2019

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...
12:17, 06/13/2019

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 ...
10:51, 05/09/2019

Yankees ‘really encouraged’ about Chad Green Chad Green made another start for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday night and the Yankees are eyeing him to potentially rejoin the bullpen soon. Green gave up two runs in 2¹/₃ innings and wasn’t as effective as he was in his first two Tripl...
10:51, 05/09/2019

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...
10:51, 05/09/2019

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 ...
07:17, 06/25/2019

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...
03:00, 06/24/2019

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...
18:51, 06/23/2019

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...
11:34, 05/04/2019

Miguel Andujar returning: Here’s how Yankees will use him The walking wounded are getting one significant reinforcement back. Miguel Andujar, the team’s lethal-hitting third baseman who was an AL Rookie of the Year runner-up last year, will be activated on Saturday after being out since Mar. 31 with a tear ...
00:34, 05/04/2019

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....
01:00, 06/22/2019

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...
14:51, 05/02/2019

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....
11:51, 04/30/2019

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...
20:34, 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 ...
06:00, 06/24/2019

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 ...
03:00, 06/22/2019

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...
07:00, 05/11/2019

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...
12:00, 05/08/2019

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 “...
12:51, 05/04/2019

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...
06:51, 06/24/2019

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...
03:51, 06/20/2019

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 ...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Only scenario where Yankees would blow by highest luxury tax The looming luxury tax won’t hold the Yankees back. Hal Steinbrenner said Wednesday morning he would be willing to surpass the highest luxury tax threshold ($246 million) if it meant making a move that would put the Yankees “over the top” in pursuit ...
18:51, 06/19/2019

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...
14:00, 06/21/2019

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 their 6-3 win over the Rays in The Bronx. “We’re already...
09:34, 06/19/2019

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. ...
09:34, 06/19/2019

Brian Cashman knows the next Yankees’ upgrade he wants to make Brian Cashman made no guarantees, but the Yankees general manager acknowledged Monday the team’s starting pitching remains a “worry.’’ The sentiment was expressed during a press conference at Yankee Stadium to introduce the team’s newest slugger, Edw...
16:34, 06/18/2019

Yankees, Red Sox ready to take rivalry to new ground in London The next chapter in one of the most heated rivalries in professional sport will be written next week in London when the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox play the first two Major League Baseball games in Europe....
00:17, 06/18/2019

Yankees’ Edwin Encarnacion fizzles in debut but ‘fun’ is to come The potential is scary-good. The power should be awesome. The Yankees are taking their Bronx Bombers nickname to the extreme. On Tuesday, newcomer Edwin Encarnacion and Gary Sanchez will be joined by rehabbing slugger Giancarlo Stanton. By the weeken...
08:17, 06/18/2019

Daniel Jones did not get a warm welcome at the Yankees game Daniel Jones didn’t have to throw a pass before being welcomed to The Bronx. The Giants’ first-round pick out of Duke attended Monday night’s Yankees game against the Rays, and received boos when he was shown on the jumbotron at the Stadium in betwee...
08:17, 06/18/2019

Why Yankees may favor these pitchers over Madison Bumgarner Cole Hamels pitched well for the also-ran Rangers against the Yankees in late May 2018, initiating an expectant wave that the outing was akin to an audition and soon Hamels would be in pinstripes. Shortly afterward I wrote a column indicating J.A. Ha...
02:51, 06/19/2019

Red-hot Clint Frazier can’t loosen his Yankees leash Clint Frazier’s bat is too hot to keep him out of the lineup. But his glove is too worrisome to keep him in the field in the latter innings when the Yankees are ahead. And so manager Aaron Boone continues to start Frazier, but pull him early. Monday ...
06:34, 05/28/2019

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....
05:51, 06/21/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit has homecoming to remember KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are homecomings and there are home-run comings. Luke Voit put on a Show Me State exhibition for his loyal fans in his home state. Voit blasted a 470-foot, two-run home run to left field in the seventh inning Saturday at Kauff...
15:00, 05/26/2019

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...
06:00, 06/24/2019

CC Sabathia to injured list as it gets harder for Yankees CC Sabathia made it eight starts before his knee complained. The big left-hander is going on the injured list, the Yankees announced Thursday, with right knee inflammation, a day after he labored through five innings in a 7-5 win over Baltimore. Aaro...
22:00, 05/23/2019

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....
06:17, 05/24/2019

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...
03:00, 06/24/2019

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...
08:17, 05/24/2019

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...
09:51, 05/24/2019

This homecoming shows how far Yankees’ Luke Voit has come KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Luke Voit was back at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night, where the Missouri native took a significant step in his path to the majors. “This is where I had my first pre-draft workout,’’ Voit said before the Yankees and Royals had the...
15:00, 05/25/2019

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....
08:34, 05/23/2019

Yankees stay on must-have script to kick off doubleheader KANSAS CITY, Mo. — J.A. Happ was masterful for five innings before Kansas City’s Whit Merrifield hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game. Despite the setback, the Yankees remained confident they’d still go on to win their six...
00:51, 05/26/2019

Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each drove in two in New York's five-run second inning, and the Yankees held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5, completing a doubleheader sweep for their seventh straight win       &...
06:17, 05/26/2019

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 ...
15:00, 06/22/2019

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....
05:17, 06/22/2019

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row and the New York Yankees beat Houston 4-1 for their seventh straight victory. The Astros have lost six in a row.       ...
05:17, 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...
06:34, 06/23/2019

San Diego Tops Yankees With a Bullpen Parade Padres Manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help his team hold off the Yankees, who got three runs in the seventh inning, in a stretch when Green used four pitchers to face eight batters....
12:17, 05/29/2019

Edwin Encarnacion batting fifth in Yankees debut Edwin Encarnacion will make his Yankees debut in the middle of the batting order. Fans at Yankee Stadium will get their first look at Encarnacion in pinstripes with him batting fifth in the lineup as designated hitter against the Rays. Encarnacion, w...
04:51, 06/18/2019

Yankees among favorites to sign Dallas Keuchel As the Dallas Keuchel sweepstakes heat up, it appears the Yankees are one of the favorites to sign the southpaw. According to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Yankees and the Atlanta Braves are the favorites to sign Keuchel, with both of their offers ap...
19:51, 06/04/2019

Gary Sánchez leads Yankees to 5-3 victory over Red Sox Gary Sanchez hit a two-run home run off Rick Porcello and the New York Yankees won their ninth straight series with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium....
04:34, 06/03/2019

Yankees are in danger of being sunk by their struggling rotation CHICAGO — The question that popped into one slightly jet-lagged mind (we sat on the tarmac for a while) as the Yankees slogged through a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever): At this point on...
09:51, 06/14/2019

Yankees Defeat Red Sox on Gary Sanchez Home Run The catcher hit his 18th homer and the bullpen threw five and a third scoreless innings, helping give the Yankees their fourth win in their first four games against Boston in the season series....
07:17, 06/02/2019

García’s homer lifts White Sox over Yankees 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Leury García hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night. García looked at two called strikes from Ottavino (2-2) before bat...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Did Gregorius could rejoin the Yankees by next road trip Didi Gregorius went 0-for-5 and played shortstop for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday night against Lehigh Valley. “It’s going well, potentially could see him as early as the road trip,’’ Yankees manager Boone said of Gregorius, who is coming...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Yankees displaying all the signs of a special team Will the Yankees ever get tired of winning? How can such a screwed-up season feel like such a special one? Another test arrived at Yankee Stadium on Friday night, and once again, the Yankees aced it. A 4-1 victory over the rival Red Sox opened this w...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Luke Voit prospering where ailing Yankees need it the most CHICAGO — There are times in a tight game, Luke Voit acknowledged Thursday, when he’ll gaze from home plate back to his superiors for reminders and reassurance. “I’ll look over to [hitting coach] Marcus [Thames] in the dugout, and he’ll go, ‘Slow dow...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Yankees’ day gets even worse after Subway Series rainout Rain fell on the Yankees on Monday. And then they fell out of first place in the AL East. The Rays beat the Athletics, 6-2, moving a half-game ahead of the washed-out Yankees. Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with Tampa Bay, pitching seven shutout in...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Yankees wish Dallas Keuchel had more reasons to reject them If the Yankees had to lose out on Dallas Keuchel, they hoped to lose big. That, at least according to GM Brian Cashman. “When you lose out (in free agency), you hope it’s that you’re blown out of the water,” Cashman said on WFAN, “and not by the hair...
00:34, 06/11/2019

Fan arrested after literally dropping into Yankees’ bullpen CLEVELAND — A lax security detail at Progressive Field failed to keep a female from jumping into the Yankees’ bullpen Friday night and touring the pen shaking relievers’ hands. During the ninth inning of the Yankees’ 5-2 loss to the Indians, the woma...
18:00, 06/09/2019

What Yankees’ Plan B may be now that Dallas Keuchel’s off the board TORONTO — Max Scherzer. Justin Verlander. Gerrit Cole. Patrick Corbin. And now Dallas Keuchel. That quintet shares a bond beyond the obvious of being highly accomplished starting pitchers. All five have switched teams in the past five years, and none...
08:51, 06/07/2019

Yankees are giddy over getting Didi Gregorius back TORONTO — Good teams survive stretches of inactivity from perhaps their most complete position player, so it’s not a shock the Yankees have been in first or second place since April 16 and atop the AL East since May 19. Still, with shortstop Didi Gre...
05:17, 06/07/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
18:34, 06/09/2019

Guerrero rallies Blue Jays over Yankees Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer as part of a five-run eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for an 11-7 comeback win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday....
06:00, 06/06/2019

Didi Gregorius’ hot bat is not changing his Yankees plan CLEVELAND — With his team having lost five of six entering Sunday’s game, Aaron Boone removed one of the Yankees’ hottest hitters from the lineup. Didi Gregorius went 4-for-8 with a homer and two RBIs Friday and Saturday in the first two games back f...
08:51, 06/10/2019

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
04:34, 06/05/2019

Yankees survive Indians' rally for 7-6 win in Cleveland Aaron Hicks' go-ahead double and Stephen Tarpley's first career save propelled the Yankees to a 7-6 victory in 10 innings over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Yankees bust out for needed win after trading for Encarnacion CHICAGO — With the Yankees on their way to halting a three-game losing streak Saturday night, they acquired Edwin Encarnacion from the Mariners for minor league pitching prospect Juan Then. The Yankees’ biggest need is a starting pitcher, but pluckin...
06:17, 06/16/2019

Yankees’ Dellin Betances trying to trust the process Dellin Betances would prefer to be doing more than throwing bullpen sessions, but the right-handed reliever understands this is part of the process after not developing enough arm strength in spring training due to a right shoulder impingement. “I ne...
11:34, 05/31/2019

Yankees Greet Padres Rookie With Two Homers Right Off the Bat It was the 10th time in franchise history the Yankees began a game with back-to-back homers, and they came off Chris Paddack, who entered the game with a 1.93 E.R.A....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Yankees quell all fears with drubbing of White Sox CHICAGO — Late Friday night, there were real signs the foundation built by the Yankees in the opening two months of the season had severe cracks. J.A. Happ and CC Sabathia were punished in the first two games of a four-game series by the White Sox, t...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Yankees’ plan for Encarnacion will have many ripple effects CHICAGO — Edwin Encarnacion doesn’t solve the Yankees’ need for a starting pitcher but he certainly will add muscle to a lineup that is in the process of inserting big biceps. Acquired from the Mariners on Saturday night for minor league pitchi...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Clint Frazier’s Yankees future has never been more unclear CHICAGO — Clint Frazier contributed a single in five at-bats to the Yankees’ 10-3 stomping of the White Sox on Sunday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever). In the wake of what transpired after the game, it’s fair to wonder wh...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Yankees won’t budge on Dallas Keuchel offer TORONTO — If Dallas Keuchel wants to be a Yankee, the left-handed starter will likely have to sign a one-year deal for a pro-rated qualifying offer that was $17.9 million. As of now, the Yankees’ preference is to keep the offer to a one-year pa...
22:51, 06/04/2019

How winning gives Yankees options to strengthen rotation The need for quality creates pressure. The need for quantity creates opportunity. The Yankees, already owning quality, can settle for quantity — so far, at least — in their quest to improve their starting rotation. It shouldn’t take them out of the c...
05:51, 05/29/2019

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...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current homestand — possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before [Sun...
04:51, 06/18/2019

Yankees can make Red Sox’s life a living hell These 2019 Yankees, the domineering favorites and lovable underdogs all rolled into one, can pull off their greatest trick yet this weekend right here in The Bronx. They own the opportunity to bury their top rivals, the game’s defending champions, be...
04:17, 05/30/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit was thinking triple all the way The ball dropped, and Luke Voit immediately thought triple, he said. He didn’t know when — or if — the chance would come again. “I saw he hadn’t gotten to it yet, and I kind of just said, ‘Screw it, I’m going,’ ” Voit said. “I don’t get those very of...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Yankees acquire first baseman Edwin Encarnacion CHICAGO — The Yankees’ biggest need these days is starting pitching but that didn’t distract Brian Cashman from seeing what was available to bolster the lineup. So, the general manager engineered a deal Saturday night that brought Edwin Encarnacion f...
06:17, 06/16/2019

Yankees’ problems run deeper than their starting rotation CHICAGO — You don’t pitch, you don’t win. That’s been a baseball commandment ever since Mike Francesa invented the game. If you dissect the June swoon the Yankees were in when they faced the White Sox on Saturday night at Guaranteed Rate Field (how b...
06:17, 06/16/2019

Mariners lose to A’s 11-2; Encarnación traded to Yankees OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas struck out nine in six innings for his team-leading ninth win, and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 11-2 on Saturday night. After the game ended, the Mariners announced they had traded AL home run leader Edwin ...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Yankees get slugger Encarnación in trade with Mariners CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired slugger Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, looking to boost a power-packed lineup that’s been beset by injuries. The Yankees also got cash in the deal while sen...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Yankees make Chris Paddack look like just another rookie Chris Paddack arrived in The Bronx as one of the season’s breakout stars. The 23-year-old departed his first game at Yankee Stadium looking like a rookie for the first time. Entering Wednesday having allowed four home runs all season, the Padres righ...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Yankees aren’t about to rush Stanton now that he’s nearly back CHICAGO — Despite producing numbers that indicate Giancarlo Stanton might be ready to face big league pitching after four minor league games on his way back from the injured list, the Yankees aren’t going to be seduced to activate him. “Trying to be ...
14:34, 06/16/2019

How Yankees may be configured once Didi Gregorius comes back Asked if Luke Voit would see more time at designated hitter, with DJ LeMahieu playing some first base, when Didi Gregorius returns from the IL and Gleyber Torres moves from shortstop to second base (where LeMahieu has played at an All-Star level), Ya...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Encarnación to join Yankees on Monday, become primary DH CHICAGO (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone plans to use AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación as his team’s primary designated hitter after the 36-year-old slugger joins the team in New York on Monday. Speaking to reporters before Sunday’s...
23:17, 06/16/2019

A status report on Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton CLEVELAND — Manager Aaron Boone wasn’t sure when Giancarlo Stanton will start a second minor league rehab assignment, but said the process will begin soon. “I don’t know the exact date but know that’s real close,’’ Boone said before the Yankees’...
11:34, 06/08/2019

Giancarlo Stanton has another setback in Yankees rehab First it was the biceps, then shoulder. Now, Giancarlo Stanton has had a calf setback. The Yankees announced the star outfielder has been “returned” from his rehab assignment with left calf tightness. Stanton was hit in the leg a few days...
23:00, 05/22/2019

The biggest losers of Yankees-Orioles debacle Let us not weep for Luis Cessa and David Hess, the two young men who worked up a sweat for naught Monday evening here at Yankee Stadium, only to see their efforts undone by a surprisingly ineffective drainage system. No, instead, let’s focus on the f...
07:17, 05/14/2019

How the Yankees have survived their disappearing lefty power Ten on my mind: 1. Brett Gardner and Aaron Hicks homered Sunday. It underscored a Yankee rarity — just the second time the 2019 Yankees had two homers hit left-handed in the same game. Gardner and Mike Tauchman did it April 19. In fact the organizati...
03:34, 05/21/2019

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 ...
04:51, 05/12/2019

Behind Yankees’ Gio Urshela vision and new roster dilemma The Yankees had always liked Giovanny Urshela. He was the kind of player who both their scouting and analytic wings said was intriguing. Brian Cashman, while explaining that, also said the third baseman was viewed as an “insurance policy.” The Yankee...
22:51, 05/02/2019

Yankees’ bullpen taking steps toward finally becoming whole The Yankees bullpen hasn’t been as dominant as many predicted before the season, but it could be getting an important arm back relatively soon. Dellin Betances, who has been sidelined with a right shoulder impingement all season, could begin a throwi...
05:17, 05/06/2019

It’s now getting hard for Yankees, whose feel-good story is nearly over Their first two steps into deeper water didn’t go well, but now the Yankees need to prove they can handle teams that are actually good as opposed to the awful clubs they beat up despite having many of their own big names on the injured list. Joe Torr...
07:00, 05/03/2019

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...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Yankees’ unexpected MVP keeps delivering heroic moments ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Just throwing this out there: Is it possible the rest of us are actually in a state of suspended animation at the moment, relegated to supporting roles in Gio Urshela’s fantasy? What, you have any better theories? The Yankees, ...
12:17, 05/11/2019

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...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Hicks back, but Yankees put Andújar and Loaisiga on IL NEW YORK (AP) — No sooner do the injury-ravaged Yankees finally get a player back than two more go down. On the same day New York activated center fielder Aaron Hicks for the first time this season, third baseman Miguel Andújar and right-hander Jonat...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Hicks back, but Yankees put Andújar and Loaisiga on IL On the same day the Yankees activated center fielder Aaron Hicks for the first time this season, third baseman Miguel Andújar and right-hander Jonathan Loaisiga were placed on the 10-day injured list.        ...
05:17, 05/14/2019

Why Yankees waited so long on Aaron Hicks Aaron Hicks’ long-awaited season debut was delayed yet again by Monday’s rainout. But he is mostly interested in making sure the lower-back injury that sidelined him in spring training and caused him to miss the first 40 games of the season doesn’t r...
07:17, 05/14/2019

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...
11:51, 05/10/2019

Yankees are testing their history of good fortune like never before I remain unsure how the 2013 Yankees won 85 games. They played in a division in which three other clubs had at least that many victories, and the Yanks got there despite consistently fielding lineups with Travis Hafner, Jayson Nix, Lyle Overbay, Chri...
08:51, 05/05/2019

A former Yankees starter pumped for his Bronx return Michael Pineda will make his return to the Yankee Stadium mound on Sunday for the first time since July 5, 2017. The Twins right-hander missed all of last season after he suffered a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament and a flexor strain in his ...
11:00, 05/05/2019

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 also have received something else for their troubles. An official...
11:17, 05/06/2019

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?...
15:51, 05/08/2019

Yankees recall Chad Green from Triple-A Prior to Sunday’s series finale between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, the Yankees have recalled RHP Chad Green from Triple-A / Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees recalled RHP Chad Green from @swbrailriders. — ...
18:17, 05/12/2019

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....
08:34, 05/21/2019

Another Gleyber Torres, Yankees worry may be emerging ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After watching Gleyber Torres throw the ball from shortstop to first base on Saturday night with less velocity than usual, Aaron Boone left him out of Sunday’s lineup. “Obviously with him getting hit with a pitch [Friday] night...
05:34, 05/13/2019

What Nationals can learn from Yankees if they choose to rebuild 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...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Gary Sanchez heating up at just the right time for Yankees The weather isn’t heating up yet, but Gary Sanchez is. The Yankees will obviously take that tradeoff. All it took was a few games for the slugging catcher to regain his rhythm at the plate. After blasting his ninth and 10th homers of the season in Fr...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Lights go out during Yankees-Rays at Tropicana Field The Yankees’ pitching was lights-out Sunday, and then it got literal. Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg went dark in the top of the ninth during a game the Yankees were leading the Rays, 3-1. The power outage lasted nearly half an hour, with th...
22:34, 05/12/2019

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....
02:51, 05/16/2019

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

Yankees’ CC Sabathia’s latest ‘K’: A fan visit from K-9 squad PHOENIX — Apparently the local sheriff’s office has added another duty for its trained dogs: Autograph sniffing. Two sheriffs and a bomb-sniffing dog entered the Yankees’ clubhouse Wednesday morning before the Yankees’ 3-2 loss to the Diamondba...
13:17, 05/02/2019

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...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Yankees option Chad Green to Scranton It ain’t easy being Green. Prior to Wednesday night’s series finale against the Angels, the Yankees announced that they’ve optioned the struggling Chad Green to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Additionally, the team also sent down Kyle Higas...
14:51, 05/02/2019

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

Yankees beat Rays 7-1, take 2 of 3 from AL East leaders Masahiro Tanaka outpitched reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, Thairo Estrada homered just after play resumed following a ninth-inning power outage and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 to take two of three from the AL East... ...
23:51, 05/12/2019

Yankees give nicked up Sanchez and Torres day off ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — 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. Sanchez was hit hard on his catchi...
19:00, 05/12/2019

MLB going to great lengths for Yankees-Red Sox series in London NEW YORK — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century. Major Leag...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Yankees may be finally showing fatigue from their injury battle CLEVELAND — Subway Series! Subway Series? “I’m just excited to go home and sleep in my own bed,” Aaron Hicks said Sunday afternoon, not long after he launched a run-scoring double to finally put the pesky Indians to rest, 7-6 in 10 innings at Progres...
04:51, 06/10/2019

Yankees’ unexpected ace Domingo German faces dilemma That Domingo German would have an innings cap this year was not entirely unexpected. That the right-hander would be the Yankees’ early-season ace and one of the best pitchers in baseball — thus making his innings cap worth monitoring — was. In the 38...
06:17, 05/09/2019

Syndergaard, Mets roll with Yankees showdown on deck Series victory over the Rockies, check. MetroCard to face the Yankees, check. Respectability for the Mets? TBD. These next two games could serve as that barometer, with .500-and-above again in sniffing distance for manager Mickey Callaway’s bunch fol...
04:51, 06/10/2019

The unlikely lead characters in Yankees-Rays first-place drama The Yankees knew the Rays would be good, perhaps not this good. Part II of the surprise matchup for first place in the AL East, beginning Friday at the Trop, is the Yankees never thought they would be taking these particular pinstriped players to bat...
11:51, 05/10/2019

Yankees vs. Mets: Take a risky bet on resurgent Jason Vargas Well it ain’t Cooperstown, but Roger Clemens will be inducted into the Pawtucket Red Sox Hall of Fame. Not expected to show is Barry Bonds — who is expecting “the call” any day now from the Clear/Cream Soda Hall located in Needles, Calif. Subway Seri...
23:34, 06/10/2019

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia po...
02:51, 06/13/2019

David Ortiz shooting scares Yankees: ‘Why my mom’ won’t let me go back Zack Britton’s mother is from the Dominican Republic and he still has family there, but the Yankees left-hander said Monday he hadn’t returned to the country “in an extremely long time” and the shooting of David Ortiz there on Sunday night is an exam...
00:34, 06/11/2019

Mets get revenge on Yankees in forgettable Subway Series After trading blows Tuesday in the Subway Series split doubleheader by each taking a game in The Bronx, the Yankees ended the day in a tie with the Rays for first place in the AL East, but the Mets were pleased they didn’t leave Yankee Stadium quietl...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Happ, Yankees hold Mariners to 2 hits in 3-1 victory J.A. Happ and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, Cameron Maybin contributed with his bat and glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1        ...
04:51, 05/10/2019

How A-Rod’s boozy birthday bash led the Yankees to the ‘09 World Series Ten years ago, a Yankees squad for the ages would win its 27th World Series. In their new book, “Mission 27,” Mark Feinsand and Bryan Hoch take readers behind the locker-room doors of that 2009 team, telling how they came together to win the last cha...
05:51, 06/10/2019

Mets-Yankees’ Subway Series opener rained out The Mets and Yankees will have to wait a day to renew acquaintances. Monday night’s game in The Bronx was postponed due to inclement weather and rescheduled as part of a split doubleheader to be played on Tuesday. The first game will begin at 1:05 p....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Yankees have date when Didi Gregorius can start DHing ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Didi Gregorius is excited that in less than 10 days he will be cleared to be the designated hitter in extended spring training games. Nevertheless, the Yankees shortstop, who is coming back from offseason Tommy John surgery on ...
12:17, 05/11/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin CLEVELAND — The Yankees’ Injury Wheel of Misfortune has taken another spin and landed on Domingo German, whose recent struggles now have a context. German went on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, a condition he said...
18:00, 06/09/2019

No milestone for CC Sabathia as Yankees’ free fall continues CLEVELAND — His second attempt at a milestone victory that would have gotten the Yankees out of a recent funk didn’t materialize. So instead of talking about that subject, CC Sabathia addressed the Yankees dropping five of six games. “It’s a long sea...
06:17, 06/09/2019

Yankees and Rays delayed by power outage in 9th inning ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays are being delayed in the ninth inning by a power outage at Tropicana Field. The lights at the dome stadium went out after Austin Pruitt’s first pitch to Thairo Estrada leading ...
22:17, 05/12/2019

Chad Green returns to Yankees feeling fixed ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It all came down, Chad Green said Sunday morning, to “how I break my hands.” Such an adjustment, the right-hander believes, cured the affliction that had turned him from one of the best relief pitchers in baseball to one ...
19:51, 05/12/2019

Ailing Tulowitzki sent home by Yankees as his calf heals New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone says injured infielder Troy Tulowitzki has returned home as he attempts to recover from a strained left calf        ...
02:51, 06/06/2019

Yankees’ biggest strength falters in another strange loss TORONTO — When James Paxton exited in the fifth inning, the Yankees’ bullpen was asked to handle the Blue Jays’ bats across the remaining frames. The strength of the Yankees and the top reason they lead the AL East has been the relievers. Yet that bu...
05:51, 06/06/2019

Yankees’ draft pick starting off a bit like Brett Gardner did While many MLB draft picks make the jump from high school to the minor leagues, Yankees third-rounder Jake Sanford is on a more unusual path. The No. 105 pick graduated from Auburn Drive High School in 2016, passed on a volleyball scholarship from Da...
09:51, 06/06/2019

This loss a perfect remedy for Yankees fans who want to worry TORONTO — Sometimes, you’ve got to throw a bouquet to the gloom-and-doomers. What, you have a better way to spin this ugly Yankees loss? Yeah, the Yankees lost a weird one Wednesday night, 11-7 to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. It was weird in just ...
11:51, 06/06/2019

The snag that may prevent Dallas Keuchel from joining Yankees TORONTO — Dallas Keuchel has teams willing to go more than one year. The Yankees would like to add the free agent left-handed starter, but just for the remainder of what has a very good chance of being a special season. So, where does Keuchel land? T...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Yankees’ trade options to bolster a bullpen they’ll need stacked Pop quiz, hot shots: Name the last team to win the World Series while posting an inferior starting pitchers’ ERA to the losing team. That would be the 2014 Giants, who outlasted the Royals in seven games while tallying a 5.29 starters’ ERA to the Roy...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Yankees activate Didi Gregorius from injured list New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has been activated from the injured list and is expected to make his season debut Friday night against the Cleveland Indians....
01:51, 06/08/2019

Yankees can exhale after Gleyber Torres injury scare ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Not every X-ray or MRI exam taken of a Yankees’ body part reveals an injury that lands the player on the injured list. Fortunately, that was the case with Gleyber Torres, who had his right arm X-rayed after getting hit with a p...
04:51, 05/12/2019

Forgotten Yankees starter aiming for August return ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jordan Montgomery hasn’t received the attention other injured Yankees have because he wasn’t lost during spring training or early in the season. Nevertheless, the lefty starter is making progress on the way back from Tommy John...
12:17, 05/11/2019

Yankees’ Luis Severino gives progress report on his health TORONTO — Luis Severino couldn’t predict when he will throw off a mound, but he knew it had been almost three weeks since he has felt any discomfort in his right shoulder or lat muscle. “Twenty-something days,’’ Severino said before the Yankees’ 4-3 ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

The secret formula behind Yankees’ unrelenting winning culture CLEVELAND — “Culture,” Buck Showalter said, chewing on the term this past week in a telephone interview. “There has to be a better word.” “It’s hard to measure culture,” Brian Cashman acknowledged, “but it’s very important to create culture and const...
23:51, 06/08/2019

Mercado homers off Sabathia, Indians beat Yankees 8-4 Rookie Oscar Mercado hit a two-run homer off CC Sabathia to break a fifth-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees 8-4       ...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Santana’s homer powers Indians past Yankees 5-2 CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana’s two-run homer in the sixth inning helped rookie Zach Plesac get his first major league win and sent the Cleveland Indians to a 5-2 win over the New York Yankees, who welcomed back shortstop Didi Gregorius on Fr...
05:51, 06/08/2019

Watch: Yankees' Gardner hit in face after throwing helmet New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner received six stitches on his bottom lip after taking a batting helmet -- one he threw at the dugout wall -- to the face....
05:00, 06/09/2019

Yankees have had their eyes on Anthony Volpe for a long time TORONTO — Damon Oppenheimer made it clear what he was hearing about the Yankees’ first-round pick Anthony Volpe came from others — but what the team’s scouting director heard was impressive. “In talking to our scouts and scouts from other organizatio...
12:00, 06/07/2019

Marcus Stroman makes case for why he’d be perfect Yankees fit Marcus Stroman wouldn’t come out and say he wanted to pitch for the Yankees. After all, he’s spent his career in the AL East with the Blue Jays. But there was no doubting the right-hander would embrace the opportunity of returning to New York to play...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Yankees remove two deputies from clubhouse for seeking autographs Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia was approached for autographs by two officers on Wednesday before the team's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.        ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

YES considering bringing ex-Yankees manager Buck Showalter aboard With the combination of expanding its reach and the possibility of losing Yankees analysts in the future, the YES Network is in talks with a very intriguing name: Buck Showalter. Showalter, the Yankees manager prior to the Joe Torre dynasty, could po...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres can’t be stopped — not even by pouring rain It was just over a year ago when general manager Brian Cashman was discussing the possibility of trading for a starting pitcher and he was asked if he might entertain offers for Gleyber Torres. At the time, Torres was emerging as one of the Yankees’ ...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Yankees struggling to decide on their Aaron Judge casualty When it came to how the Yankees were going to make room for Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday, Aaron Boone didn’t provide any clues Thursday afternoon. There were several options available to the Yankees with each presenting a prob...
03:34, 06/21/2019

Yankees prospect Deivi Garcia’s value skyrockets with 15-strikeout gem If the Yankees plan on shopping Deivi Garcia, any offer they make just got a lot more attractive. Garcia, the Yankees’ fourth-ranked prospect on MLB.com, struck out 15 batters in all of six innings on Tuesday night, pitching for the Trenton Thu...
03:51, 06/20/2019

Rays’ Cy Young winner Snell chased by Yankees after 1 out NEW YORK (AP) — Rays left-hander Blake Snell was pulled Wednesday after one out against the New York Yankees in one of the worst outings ever by a Cy Young Award winner. Snell walked four, gave up two hits and was charged with six runs in the shortes...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Yankees release Farquhar 14 months after dugout collapse NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have released right-hander Danny Farquhar, ending the relief pitcher’s comeback try with New York more than a year after he collapsed in the Chicago White Sox dugout because of a ruptured aneurysm and brain hemorrhag...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Rehab update for injured Yankees starters: A mixed bag Now you can add Jordan Montgomery to the list of Yankees who have suffered a setback during their injury rehabs. The left-hander, returning from Tommy John surgery, left the mound during a bullpen session in Tampa on Tuesday with what manager Aaron B...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Yankees’ Thairo Estrada is finally living his dream Like so many Venezuelan kids, Thairo Estrada grew up watching Felix Hernandez. He was only 9 years old when King Felix made his major league debut. Estrada had a dream, to share a diamond one day with Hernandez. He just couldn’t imagine the first tim...
09:34, 05/07/2019

Yankees place Gary Sanchez on the injured list Guess what guys? Another Yankee is going to the injured list. This time it’s Gary Sanchez. The Yankees have placed Gary Sanchez on the injured list with a left calf strain. Kyle Higashioka has been recalled from Triple-A. — Bryan Hoch (@...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Edwin Encarnacion shows Yankees he can flash the leather The Yankees acquired Edwin Encarnacion for his right-handed bat, but he showed some agility at first base in Friday’s 4-1 win over the Astros, making a pair of diving plays. With a runner on second and one out in the third, Encarnacion got to Michael...
11:17, 06/22/2019

Yankees avoid meltdown, Stanton wakes up in close one After taking six of seven from the formidable Rays and Astros and in front of a two-game weekend series against the Red Sox in London, the Yankees were faced with the challenge of not letting up against the brutal Blue Jays across three games. “We ha...
07:17, 06/25/2019

LeMahieu, Urshela leave Yankees game with injuries The New York Yankees lost two more players to injuries when second baseman DJ LeMahieu and third baseman Gio Urshela left a game against San Francisco        ...
00:51, 04/29/2019

Yankees greats predict big things from this year’s team It has been long enough since the Yankees last won a World Series that three members of that team were back for Old-Timers’ Day on Sunday. They’d like to see another title before coming back again next year. “The Yankees need to win again,” said John...
08:00, 06/24/2019

Justin Verlander already preparing for playoff date with Yankees Justin Verlander has learned “a lot of things” in two starts against the Yankees this season, but the Astros ace won’t share his thoughts on the deepest lineup in baseball. Even if the regular-season schedule shows no more games left between the Yank...
06:51, 06/24/2019

Astros Offer Yankees a Potential Glimpse of the Postseason Houston was missing two of its best hitters for this series. But Justin Verlander was on the mound Sunday and the Astros won the season series between the teams....
06:34, 06/24/2019

Diamondbacks beat Yankees 3-1 as Sabathia hits 3K strikeouts CC Sabathia became the 17th player in major league history and third left-hander to reach 3,000 career strikeouts, but was outpitched by Arizona ace Zack Greinke in the Diamondbacks' 3-1 win over the New York Yankees     ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

Yankees’ Zack Britton had to sweat it out in old role but prevailed The Yankees are one of just four teams to have not used a pitcher on three straight days, which meant Aroldis Chapman wasn’t available to them on Saturday night. Instead, Aaron Boone went with Zack Britton to close their 7-5 win over the Astros in Th...
10:00, 06/23/2019

Giancarlo Stanton does it all as Yankees storm to eighth straight Trying to outslug the Yankees is a death sentence these days. The Astros attempted to trade punches Saturday night and were no match for a lineup that killed softly with run-producing singles as well as the long ball. With Gio Urshela and Austin Romi...
06:34, 06/23/2019

Six Yankees advance to final round in All-Star voting Six Yankees advanced to the final round of MLB’s new All-Star voting format. Luke Voit (first base), DJ LeMahieu (second base), Gio Urshela (third base), Gleyber Torres (shortstop) and Gary Sanchez (catcher) all finished in the top three in votes in ...
15:00, 06/22/2019

Yankees welcome back injured slugger Giancarlo Stanton NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton returned from the injured list and was in the lineup for Tuesday night’s scheduled game against division rival Tampa Bay. The 2017 National League MVP was to bat fifth and play right...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Yankees activate Miguel Andújar from the injured list NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have activated Miguel Andújar from the injured list. He is batting fourth and playing third base against the Minnesota Twins. Andújar missed 28 games because of a small labrum tear in his right shoulder. He was am...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Odorizzi, Twins top Yankees 7-3; Andjuar 2 errors in return NEW YORK (AP) — Jake Odorizzi kept up his impressive run, pitching two-hit ball over six shutout innings and leading the Minnesota Twins past the New York Yankees 7-3 Saturday. The Twins had lost nine straight times at Yankee Stadium, including the 2...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Aaron Boone is atop the list of Yankees saviors Aaron Boone sounded like a self-help guru on endless loop. The Yankees manager met each new injury — and at times it felt like one a day — with statements of belief in the replacement and insistence that the goal of winning excellence did not change....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Clint Frazier escapes IL just in time for Yankees’ slugfest At least one big bat is on its way back to the Yankees. Clint Frazier (ankle) will be activated from the 10-day injured list Monday just in time for the Bombers’ home series with the home-run heavy Seattle Mariners, manager Aaron Boone told rep...
11:17, 05/06/2019

CC Sabathia flops as Yankees’ rotation woes only get worse CHICAGO — CC Sabathia says his recent troubles are not related to his right knee, which has landed him on the injured list twice this season. That was about the only sliver of good news the reeling Yankees could deliver Friday night when the White So...
13:17, 06/15/2019

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’...
19:17, 05/08/2019

Giolito, Jimenez lead White Sox to 10-2 romp over Yankees CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched into the seventh for his ninth straight win, Eloy Jimenez hit two three-run homers and the Chicago White Sox pounded the New York Yankees 10-2 on Friday night. Giolito (10-1) gave up a solo homer to Luke Voit in t...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Yankees vs. White Sox: Expect Lucas Giolito to keep rolling If you had placed a $100 bet on every starting pitcher in every start they have made this season, Lucas Giolito would enter Friday as the most profitable pitcher in the majors. According to OddsShark, you’d be up $955 this season — and he has found h...
02:34, 06/15/2019

Kikuchi, Healy lead Mariners to 10-1 rout of Yankees NEW YORK (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi was brilliant on the mound in his Yankee Stadium debut, Ryon Healy had four extra-base hits and the Seattle Mariners routed New York 10-1 Wednesday night. Healy homered and hit three doubles to help the Mariners win for ...
04:34, 05/09/2019

Yankees stymied by Mariners pitcher with mysterious substance After the Yankees were shut down by Seattle’s Yusei Kikuchi, they credited the left-hander, who didn’t give up a hit until the sixth inning. “Sometimes, you’ve got to tip your hat,’’ Cameron Maybin said of Kikuchi’s efforts after the Yankees were pum...
06:17, 05/09/2019

J.A. Happ implodes as Yankees fall to mediocre White Sox CHICAGO — There was no shortage of shoulders to absorb the blame for the Yankees’ latest loss Thursday night. Blindfolded, it was easy to hit a target. J.A. Happ, the Yankees’ most consistent starter lately, flushed a four-run lead in the fifth innin...
09:51, 06/14/2019

Edwin Encarnacion can’t pitch, but it’s still a winning move by Yankees CHICAGO — Can Edwin Encarnacion pitch? Kidding, kidding. And you had best be kidding if you pose the same question. Of course the Yankees’ surprise acquisition of the American League home run leader Encarnacion from the Mariners doesn’t cure their st...
14:34, 06/16/2019

Yankees acquire Edwin Encarnacion in trade with Mariners The Seattle Mariners traded designated hitter/first baseman Edwin Encarnacion to the New York Yankees for cash considerations and a minor league pitcher Saturday night....
18:34, 06/16/2019

David Adams is the rising S.I. Yankees manager you’ve heard of before The ferries whisk by every 25 minutes, the seagulls are still shrieking above and the ballpark still overlooks the postcard-perfect Manhattan skyline on a cloudy day. The scene screams déjà vu for the Staten Island Yankees’ first-year manager David A...
16:34, 06/18/2019

Yankees’ Mike Tauchman making believers of those who matter Mike Tauchman has created few believers during his first 26 games in pinstripes, but the few in his corner matter the most. Even with Clint Frazier set to rejoin the Yankees on Monday, Tauchman’s roster spot is safe, according to Aaron Boone, giving ...
11:17, 05/06/2019

Look out, world: The Yankees' big guns are ready to swing into action Giancarlo Stanton, Edwin Encarnacion and soon Aaron Judge. The Bronx Bombers figure to be living up to their name with a frighteningly powerful lineup....
09:51, 06/17/2019

Didi Gregorius’ return to Yankees’ lineup has been seamless CHICAGO — Just think how worse off the Yankees could be right now if Didi Gregorius hadn’t returned in midseason form, in this midseason. “It is what it is,” the shortstop said Saturday, before going 2-for-4 with an RBI walk in the Yankees’ 8-4...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Yankees stun Félix, back Sabathia in 7-3 win over Mariners NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees pounced on Félix Hernández, building a big cushion for CC Sabathia in a showdown of acclaimed veterans as New York beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 Monday night. Luke Voit, Brett Gardner and Thairo Estrada homered off Hernánd...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Clint Frazier is first victim of Yankees’ roster reshuffle Clint Frazier’s roller-coaster ride of a season will bring him back to northeastern Pennsylvania. The Yankees sent their 24-year-old outfielder down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in order to make room for the recently acquired Edwin Encarna...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Yankees stun Félix, back Sabathia in 7-3 win over Mariners The Yankees pounced on Félix Hernández, building a big cushion for CC Sabathia in a showdown of acclaimed veterans as New York beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3        ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Yankees pound Mariners as CC Sabathia eyes next milestone By the time the Mariners broke through against CC Sabathia, the Yankees had a seve- run lead thanks to the veteran left-hander blanking the visitors in the first three frames and home runs by Luke Voit, Brett Gardner and Thairo Estrada. That cushion ...
08:17, 05/07/2019

The Yankees Added Another Bomber To The Bronx With Edwin Encarnación The New York Yankees acquired American League home run leader Edwin Encarnación from the Seattle Mariners on Saturday for cash considerations and pitching prospect Juan Then, continuing the trend that the Lakers set a couple hours earlier of a histor...
20:34, 06/16/2019

Yankees’ Gio Urshela exits early as injury bug is relentlessness Now the Yankees’ backups are getting hurt. Gio Urshela has been one of the unsung heroes for the beat-up Bombers, but the third baseman left Wednesday night’s game against the Mariners after the seventh inning, after fouling a ball off hi...
06:17, 05/09/2019

Yankees’ Stanton plays in simulated game, does drills TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who has been sidelined since March 31, got nine plate appearances in a simulated game and went through running drills Tuesday at the team’s minor league complex in Tampa. Stanton or...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Gardner, Yankees take advantage of walks, rout Rays 13-5 NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner homered early, then got two hits during a seven-run burst in the sixth inning fueled by five walks that sent the New York Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays 13-5 on Sunday. The Yankees took their second straight weekend ser...
01:51, 05/20/2019

LeMahieu leads Happ, surging Yankees past Red Sox 4-1 NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu homered and hit an RBI double off the wall against Chris Sale, sending the surging New York Yankees to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Aaron Hicks broke a third-inning tie with a two-run single, and ...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Mike Tauchman is Yankees’ odd man out as Aaron Hicks returns Mike Tauchman still has options, making the Yankees’ options easier to sort through. The outfielder was moved to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday as a precursor to activating Aaron Hicks from the injured list. Hicks will finally play hi...
20:34, 05/13/2019

Luke Voit pays back Rays in best way possible for Yankees This was the best way for Luke Voit to rebound from his recent slump and the best retaliation possible for the drilling that bugged him so much last weekend against the Rays. Voit’s leadoff blast in the ninth inning drew the Yankees within one run an...
18:17, 05/18/2019

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now ...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Orioles-Yankees game postponed, doubleheader Wednesday NEW YORK (AP) — The scheduled game between the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain and wet field conditions. Play never started Monday night and the game was called after a delay of about 2 hours, 15 minutes. It ...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Price finally solves Yankees as Red Sox win 8-5 to stop skid David Price finally won at Yankee Stadium for the first time with the Boston Red Sox, backed by early homers from J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts in an 8-5 victory over New York        ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

No one’s buying this Yankees-Rays accusation as bad blood soars There’s been no shortage of anger between the Yankees and Rays lately when it comes to batters being hit by pitches. You can add Yandy Diaz to the list — although his claim may be a stretch. The Rays third baseman was drilled on the left wrist by Cha...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Torres’ 3 HR lift Yankees over Orioles in doubleheader sweep NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit three home runs during a doubleheader sweep, including a solo shot in the nightcap, and Domingo Germán became the majors’ first eight-game winner in the New York Yankees’ 3-1 victory over the Baltimore O...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Yankees’ Andújar to have season-ending shoulder surgery NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar will have season-ending surgery to repair a small labrum tear in his right shoulder. New York announced the decision Wednesday night during the second game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore O...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Yankees-Royals rained out, day-night doubleheader Saturday KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game between the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals scheduled for Friday night was postponed because of heavy rain in the forecast. The teams were set to make up the game with a day-night doubleheader on Saturday, wit...
02:34, 05/25/2019

Didi Gregorius’ return to the Yankees coming into focus Didi Gregorius went hitless in three at-bats and played seven innings at shortstop in his first rehab game with Single-A Tampa in a 2-1 loss in Bradenton on Saturday night on his road back from offseason Tommy John surgery. “I texted with him probabl...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Alex Rodriguez, ESPN make it all about them in Yankees-Red Sox stunt In many ways, Alex Rodriguez and ESPN are the perfect match. In their industries, they rose to prominence, becoming the biggest, baddest and richest by using a multi-pronged, hard-working approach to fuel them. ESPN outmuscled its competitors with th...
01:51, 06/02/2019

Yankees can’t afford to make DJ LeMahieu a bench player So many of them come to New York and the stage is too big for them, the lights too bright. Their knees knock and their legs turn to jelly. And then there’s DJ LeMahieu. Another one making Yankees general manager Brian Cashman look like a genius. The ...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Yankees-Orioles game postponed — again — due to poor forecast For a second straight night, the Yankees and Orioles were postponed Tuesday, this time due to a forecast for inclement weather. They also were rained out Monday after the field didn’t drain as well as hoped following nearly two straight days of rain....
00:34, 05/15/2019

Yankees activate Aaron Hicks from Injured List After missing the first 40 games of the 2019 season due to a back injury, Aaron Hicks is ready to return to the Bronx. Embed from Getty Images Prior to Monday night’s game, the Yankees announced that they have activated Aaron Hicks off the I...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Gio Urshela savoring new dream role in Yankees-Red Sox rivalry Gio Urshela got his introduction to the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry not necessarily by choice, but by virtue of growing up as a baseball fan in Colombia. “That’s the only games that they put on the TV in Colombia,” he said Thursday. “I always watched thi...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Yankees sweep away Royals for seventh straight victory KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees have spent the past week playing the two worst teams in the American League — and they’ve taken advantage of the favor the schedule-makers gave them. On Saturday, they swept a split doubleheader against the Royals, winn...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Miguel Andujar’s sad news shouldn’t kill Yankees How profound a depth test can the Yankees pass? They sure as heck don’t want to find out … … Oh, sorry. Had a little file shuffle there. The above paragraph was how I concluded my column from Yankee Stadium on April 1, the day the Yankees...
07:17, 05/14/2019

How Yankees’ Zack Britton got his signature pitch back Baseball is all about depth. The Yankees have shown their depth in many ways. That is how they are playing .600 ball despite injuries to such stars as Aaron Judge, Miguel Andujar, Luis Severino and Giancarlo Stanton, who has a mysterious left shoulde...
10:34, 05/15/2019

Crotch shot to Yankees’ surprise hero now looms Gio Urshela fouled a ball off the plate in the third inning that bounced up and hit him below the belt, sending him down to the ground for several minutes during the Yankees 13-5 win over the Rays on Sunday. He finished the at-bat and struck out and ...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Why Yankees decided to give struggling Aaron Hicks a day off Aaron Hicks wasn’t in Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s lineup Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with a physical problem for the switch-hitting center fielder who has been off the IL since May 14, but hasn’t found a groove at the plate. In 27 game...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Yankees-Orioles’ wacky postponement leaves confusion Despite a soaking rain for the better part of two days, the weather had improved enough on Monday night in The Bronx that both the Yankees and Orioles thought their game would be played, albeit after an hour or so delay following the original 6:35 p....
07:17, 05/14/2019

Yankees’ Aaron Hicks staying patient and starting to come around The plate discipline let Aaron Boone know Aaron Hicks was close. The go-ahead, two-run single the Yankees center fielder added Friday night against Chris Sale didn’t hurt, either. Still trying to find his rhythm after missing the first 40 games of th...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Dellin Betances finally honing in on Yankees comeback BALTIMORE — Dellin Betances won’t exactly know when he will be off the injured list until he starts throwing off a mound, but the right-handed reliever has an eye on June. “I hope so. I think I can be back [in] June,” Betances said after playing catc...
11:34, 05/21/2019

The date Didi Gregorius is expected to return to Yankees Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Didi Gregorius should rejoin the Yankees on Friday in Cleveland. Gregorius started at shortstop for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, a day after making an excellent throw from second while turning a double ...
13:51, 06/02/2019

The pain behind home run spree of Yankees’ Gleyber Torres While a pair of unscheduled days off this week might have gotten other players out of rhythm, that wasn’t the case for Gleyber Torres. After being hit in the right elbow on Friday at Tampa Bay and having difficulty throwing from shortstop on Saturday...
13:51, 05/16/2019

Keuchel? Bumgarner? The only viable Yankees’ pitching saviors For this year’s trade-deadline class of starting pitchers, you very well could prefer the maybes to the definitelys. That leaves the Yankees, clearly requiring some arms to complete their mission, in the spot of rooting for teams on the bubble to stu...
06:17, 06/04/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit busts out of slump with three-hit nightcap Luke Voit had eight homers in late April, and by no means was that enough to make up for the loss of Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge, Aaron Hicks and Didi Gregorius, but it helped. Nevertheless, since April 26 when Voit homered in his final at-bat, he...
13:51, 05/16/2019

Frazier 2 HRs, 5 RBIs carry Yankees past Orioles 11-4 BALTIMORE (AP) — Clint Frazier homered twice and had a career-high five RBIs, Gary Sánchez contributed a three-run drive and the New York Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night. New York made it easy for Dom...
04:17, 05/22/2019

Yankees’ Manny Machado pass deserves only cheers His mood brightened the most, late Monday afternoon, when Manny Machado received a question about Yankee Stadium’s legendarily generous right-field porch. “I think everyone knows Yankee Stadium, how short right field is,” the Padres’ $300 million man...
06:34, 05/28/2019

Yankees’ star prospect Estevan Florial goes off in return Estevan Florial, one of the Yankees’ top offensive prospects, returned to action Monday night for Single-A Tampa after being sidelined with a non-displaced right wrist fracture suffered during spring training. The 21-year-old went 2-for-4 with a home...
17:17, 06/04/2019

Brett Gardner already solving upcoming Yankees dilemma Monday was the second of three straight games in which the Yankees were scheduled to face a lefty starter, and there is the possibility of the Red Sox throwing more lefties in a four-game series that opens Thursday at Yankee Stadium. However, Aaron B...
06:34, 05/28/2019

Aaron Judge starting to ‘ramp up a little’ in Yankees rehab BALTIMORE — Aaron Judge didn’t swing a bat against a pitcher. Nor did he run the bases. Or make throws from right field to third base and home plate. Yet, Judge’s rehab program was on full display Tuesday at Camden Yards, where he took dry swings in ...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Money and Modern Strategy: How the Depleted Yankees Kept Winning Despite 17 players spending time on the injured list this year, the Yankees have kept pace in the A.L. East with smart moves rather than splashy ones....
02:51, 05/18/2019

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

Clint Frazier is killing his trade value in Yankees’ agony Clint Frazier isn’t just hurting his standing with the Yankees with his shoddy defense, he’s also turning his trade value into practically nothing. His work in the outfield, which was highlighted on multiple occasions in Sunday’s loss to Boston, has ...
17:17, 06/04/2019

Chad Green looks completely different in ‘awesome’ Yankees return ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Chad Green returned to the big leagues vowing he was fixed, and just a few hours later, he backed up that proclamation with authority. The Yankees’ 7-1 victory over the Rays on Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field, giving them t...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Yankees select N.J. native Anthony Volpe in MLB draft The Yankees already have two of the best born-and-bred New York major leaguers in Dellin Betances and Adam Ottavino. Now they have one of the best young prospects from the area, too. They went local to start the MLB draft on Monday night, taking Delb...
06:17, 06/04/2019

Rehabbing Yankees heading to Tampa with plenty of uncertainty The Yankees hit the road following Sunday’s 8-5 loss to the Red Sox, off to begin a six-game trip in Toronto on Tuesday. Several of their injured teammates will be headed out of The Bronx, as well, with Aaron Judge, Dellin Betances and Greg Bird slat...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Yankees Give Padres a Rude Welcome in First Visit to New Stadium Clint Frazier, Brett Gardner and Gary Sanchez homered, and Manny Machado was booed, as San Diego became the last opposing team to play in the Yankees’ decade-old stadium....
00:00, 05/28/2019

Gleyber Torres is biggest winner from Yankees’ injuries BALTIMORE — One of the best things that has happened to the Yankees while being crushed by injuries this season is the acceleration factor. No one is accelerating faster than Gleyber Torres. Young players like Torres have had to rise to the occasion....
11:34, 05/21/2019

Yankees relievers rule from start to finish in different kind of win As May prepares to give way to June, those who are having a difficult time understanding how the Yankees are winning with a lineup that doesn’t include Aaron Judge, Didi Gregorius, Miguel Andujar and Giancarlo Stanton only have to look toward the bul...
22:51, 05/27/2019

Aaron Hicks’ return leaves likely Yankees casualty ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When Aaron Hicks experienced discomfort in his lower back early in spring training it was believed to be a day-or-two thing. However it developed into a situation that required two cortisone injections and landed him on the inj...
05:34, 05/13/2019

DH days jump-starting Yankees’ Luke Voit BALTIMORE — Manager Aaron Boone used Luke Voit as the DH on Thursday for a second straight game and went with Kendrys Morales at first in back-to-back games. “Kind of a way to squeak some days [of rest] for him,’’ Boone said of Voit, who went 2-for-5...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Yankees fans blast away at Manny Machado for some reason Yankees fans are angry with Manny Machado. Why, exactly, is unclear. They hammered the Padres shortstop with boos in pregame warmups and for his first at-bat in Monday’s game at the Stadium before he struck out against Chad Green. They later booed hi...
22:51, 05/27/2019

Yankees expect Stanton-Encarnacion-Judge in lineup this week In the span of a week, the New York Yankees' lineup could get a complete makeover with the addition of American League home run leader Edwin Encarnacion and the healthy return of outfielders Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge....
17:17, 06/17/2019

Yankees shuffle relievers: Jake Barrett to IL, Joe Harvey called up As Didi Gregorius takes steps toward returning, you knew the good Yankees injury vibes couldn’t last too long. Righty reliever Jake Barrett is the latest to go down, placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday, retroactive to Thursday, with right ...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Yankees’ furious rally only sets them up for wild, painful loss KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees seemed to be lined up for yet another win against a JV-level team when they tied the game with three runs in the top of the ninth Sunday, but they couldn’t take the lead and Jonathan Holder gave up a game-winning single...
01:17, 05/27/2019

Tim Tebow gets in the middle of skirmish between Mets, Yankees Triple-A teams New York's baseball rivalry trickled down to Class AAA over weekend, with the Syracuse Mets and Scranton RailRiders having multiple incidents.        ...
18:34, 05/28/2019

Yankees’ Stanton, Gregorius taking huge comeback strides The good news keeps coming in The Bronx. The Yankees keep winning and their injured stars are making progress on joining the party. Two key components — shortstop Didi Gregorius and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton — are expected to take sign...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Yankees add AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación after trade with Mariners The New York Yankees acquired AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, adding another feared slugger to what could be baseball's most powerful lineup when Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton return fr...
12:34, 06/16/2019

Yankees climb into first place as Gio Urshela walk-off caps rally In the bottom of the ninth of a tie game on Friday night in The Bronx, with the winning run 90 feet away, the Yankees had just who they wanted at the plate: Gio Urshela. The improbable new hero for the Yankees delivered yet another huge hit, this one...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Yankees’ Miguel Andujar didn’t allay fears about his throwing Aaron Boone insists Miguel Andujar’s shoulder seemed fine to him. Andujar echoed his manager. He hasn’t changed anything in his throwing mechanics and he didn’t feel any pain in the shoulder. Andujar just so happened to commit two errors in his first...
12:34, 05/05/2019

Yankees beat Chisox 8-4, then announce trade for Encarnación Chad Green helped the Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4 and soon after the game ended, New York announced it had acquired slugger Edwin Encarnación in a trade with Seattle.       ...
02:17, 06/17/2019

CC Sabathia plays enforcer again in heated Yankees-Rays rivalry CC Sabathia took umbrage with the Rays drilling Luke Voit last week at Tropicana Field, so it was no surprise the fired-up veteran attempted to stick up for his teammates yet again during the Yankees’ 4-3 comeback victory night at the Stadium. Sabath...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Yankees prospect Michael King is latest injury blow This being the 2019 Yankees, even the prospect health news is unfortunate. Michael King, who shot through the Yankees’ system last year and was shelved during spring training after an MRI exam found a stress reaction in his right elbow, has had...
16:51, 05/06/2019

Exec Derek Jeter swiped from Yankees enmeshed in dog controversy Gary Denbo has rankled plenty of employees in the Marlins organization since taking over as vice president of player development and scouting after Derek Jeter and company bought the franchise in 2017. But picking a fight over dogs? There’s no ...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Clint Frazier Pays The Price For The Yankees' Talent Bloat The New York Yankees took another important step on their quest to assemble an all-beef lineup by trading for dinger-mashing DH Edwin Encarnacion over the weekend. Once Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton return to action, a lineup featuring those two,...
23:17, 06/17/2019

Yankees reviewing injury protocol after Severino, Betances lat strains The lat strains suffered by Luis Severino and, more recently, Dellin Betances, while the right-handers were rehabbing other injuries, has forced the Yankees to evaluate their protocol. “I certainly have confidence in the rehab staff,’’ general manage...
04:51, 06/18/2019

Aaron Judge revelation is cure to Yankees’ abrupt anguish KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Considering everything that has happened, including a difficult 10-inning loss on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium to the lowly Royals, the Yankees are heading into Memorial Day having weathered a terrific storm of injuries and will be t...
04:17, 05/27/2019

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

Edwin Encarnacion trade about to send popular Yankees to bench CHICAGO — Brett Gardner and Gio Urshela figure to impacted by the acquisition of Edwin Encarnacion and Giancarlo Stanton’s return from the injured list more than anybody else. Encarnacion will be used mostly as a DH, which means Luke Voit will handle...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Domingo German leads Yankees’ other guys to rain-shortened win Gio Urshela reached base two more times on Sunday and the Yankees got a big, two-run homer by Mike Tauchman. Neither was in the plans when the team was being built. Still, no one was more important to their 4-1 rain-shortened win over the Twins than ...
05:17, 05/06/2019

Mariners lose to A's 11-2; Encarnación traded to Yankees Frankie Montas posted his team-leading ninth win and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 11-2 on a night the Mariners traded AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación to the Yankees       ...
15:00, 06/16/2019

John Davidson on Rangers’ rebuild, Yankees’ fandom and ‘94 memories Former Rangers goalie, longtime NHL broadcaster and former Blue Jackets president John Davidson is now tasked with rebuilding the Blueshirts in the same role he had in Columbus. Q: Describe the night the Rangers won the Stanley Cup, the sights and so...
00:51, 05/26/2019

How one of Yankees’ top pitching prospects fared in first Double-A start of year Yankees top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia needed a whopping 96 pitches to complete just four innings of work.  From start to finish, he allowed five walks, two singles, and one grand slam following a mound visit with two outs during the second frame...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Yankees-Royals postponed, rescheduled as part of Saturday doubleheader The Yankees’ win streak is on hold. Inclement weather in Kansas City postponed Friday’s matchup with the Royals at Kaufman Stadium. Instead, the game will be played on Saturday as part of a doubleheader, the team announced. Game 1 is sche...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres, Gary Sanchez blast Orioles again BALTIMORE — The time is coming when injuries to Yankee hurlers will extract a toll too expensive to cover. Yet, if Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez each continues to hit like a young Manny Ramirez, that bill might be a little bit easier to pay. On a n...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Yankees remain baseball’s most valuable team, according to Forbes report While the Yankees haven’t finished atop the AL East division standings in nearly seven years, they’re still in first place when it boils down to dollars and cents.  According to a list of team values released by Forbes business magazine o...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Power bats keep Yankees rolling in Aaron Judge’s return The Yankees began a crucial homestand by sweeping the Rays, putting some distance between themselves and their AL East foes. And the next two nights, they banged around the AL West-leading Astros, beating Houston 4-1 on Friday in Aaron Judge’s first ...
08:34, 06/22/2019

Yankees lineup will give Aaron Judge some breathing room At some point, simply being off the injured list will not be enough and Aaron Judge will need to be the lethal right-handed bat in the Yankees’ rack. That time wasn’t Friday night, when Judge returned after a two-month stint on the injured list becau...
10:34, 06/22/2019

New York Yankees outfielder Cameron Maybin will be placed on IL with calf strain New York Yankees outfielder Cameron Maybin will be placed on the injured list after exiting Friday's contest against the Houston Astros with a left calf strain....
03:51, 06/23/2019

Yankees sign Brad Miller to minor league deal With 13 players currently on the injured list, the New York Yankees decided they needed reinforcements. The team announced on Monday afternoon they signed veteran INF Brad Miller to a minor league deal. The Yankees today signed INF Brad Miller to a ...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Summer of Mariano Rivera could start with familiar Yankees dominance Mariano Rivera is set to make his first appearance in The Bronx at Old-Timers’ Day on Sunday, and Brett Gardner made a fairly obvious prediction about the Hall-of-Famer’s debut: “I don’t think anyone will get a hit off of him.’’ It’s just part of Riv...
06:34, 06/23/2019

Yankees use bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles 6-5 for sweep BALTIMORE (AP) — Mychal Givens walked Aaron Hicks with the bases loaded to force in the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Thursday to complete a four-game sweep. Clint Frazier and Luke Vo...
23:00, 05/23/2019

A dramatic walk, terrible Orioles save Yankees after pen meltdown BALTIMORE — With the Yankees’ two hottest hitters glued to the dugout bench at the start of the game, Masahiro Tanaka delivered a performance worthy of ace status. Jonathan Holder and Tommy Kahnle then spit on it, which flushed a win for Tanaka...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Yankees expect Aaron Judge breakout: ‘Power for days’ Aaron Judge went hitless again in his third game back after missing two months with a left oblique strain. The right fielder is now 0-for-10 with four strikeouts, two runs and a walk in 12 plate appearances. Following Sunday’s 9-4 loss to the Astros ...
06:00, 06/24/2019

Yankees' Tulowitzki plays first injury rehab game Yankees shortstop Troy Tulowitzki homers in first injury rehabilitation appearance, infielder DJ LeMahieu is day-to-day with knee inflammation.        ...
00:51, 04/30/2019

Clint Frazier boosts trade value as scouts linger over Yankees’ win BALTIMORE — With the Giants and Pirates having scouts at Camden Yards on Tuesday night, Clint Frazier could not have picked a better time to display his right-handed power in front of clubs who could provide a starting job for him. The going-nowhere ...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Yankees prospect thrives after escaping the Shohei Ohtani hype The Yankees had dreams of their version of Shohei Ohtani. Dermis Garcia had his own dreams to consider. “All of my life — all of my baseball-playing life — what I wanted to do was hit,” the Yankees’ slugging prospect, who currently is playing for Sin...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Weekend Watch: Our takes on Pujols, Keuchel, Yankees-Astros and more Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Surging Yankees bash rival Astros for statement victory Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday has raised the question about just how deep the Yankees’ lineup will be. According to Chad Green, his buddies in the pitching fraternity are going to find out it won’t be much fun to navigate aroun...
14:00, 06/21/2019

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

Yankees give update on Didi Gregorius’ injury status While nearly every injured Yankee seems to have gone through some kind of setback, one of the toughest comebacks is going well. Didi Gregorius remains in Tampa, rehabbing from offseason Tommy John surgery, and Aaron Boone said the shortstop is “poten...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Aaron Judge looks scary good with Yankees return nearing Aaron Judge appears ready to rule The Bronx again. The Yankees’ superstar crushed a solo home run to right field Tuesday night in his fourth rehab game for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, adding two walks and a strikeout in the Baby BombersR...
09:34, 06/19/2019

Giants QB Daniel Jones focussed on competition, not Yankees boos New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones said he didn't pay a lot of attention to the booing he received during an appearance at Yankee Stadium....
16:17, 06/19/2019

Yankees vs. Rays: Blake Snell will help Tampa Bay avoid sweep Ripley’s Believe It or Not” is back on the air. This Sunday’s episode explores how Bill de Blasio is still a presidential candidate. How Albany voted to give driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. How Mike Francesa is still on the radio, Jeurys Fam...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Edwin Encarnacion unleashes parrot walk for first time with Yankees On the night of Giancarlo Stanton’s long-awaited return to Yankee Stadium, Edwin Encarnacion officially announced his arrival in the Bronx. After going hitless in his first six at-bats in pinstripes, Encarnacion slugged his first home run with the Ya...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Yankees’ Thairo Estrada taking advantage of ‘second chance at life’ Rookie infielder Thairo Estrada has impressed the Yankees with his talent and overall calmness in his approach to the game, no matter what type of position he is put in on the field. The lifelong infielder even played the outfield on the 6-3 road tri...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Rays' Cy Young winner Snell chased by Yankees after 1 out Rays left-hander Blake Snell was pulled after one out against the New York Yankees in one of the worst outings ever by a Cy Young Award winner       ...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Team airplane joins Yankees’ long list of misfortunes They’ll have to navigate another injury. The Yankees, home to the MLB’s second most injured-list stints (17), saw its team airplane grounded by mechanical problems Sunday, The Post’s George A. King III reported. The issues forced th...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Yankees’ Aaron Hicks plays in outfield for first time in 2 months Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks played in the outfield for the first time on Thursday since being sidelined in early March by a strained left lower back. Hicks also went 3-for-3 with a homer and a walk in the extended spring training game against ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Even the Yankees' plane got injured, forcing team to take the bus to Baltimore Adding insult to injury, the Yankees were forced to make a bus trek from the Bronx to Baltimore due to a mechanical problem with their plane.        ...
01:17, 05/21/2019

Aaron Judge is back: How Yankees plan to manage return Aaron Judge stepped back in the Yankees’ clubhouse on Thursday and is expected to be back in the lineup Friday against the Astros. He insists he’ll be at full speed after missing two months with a left oblique strain. “When I get back on the field, I...
03:34, 06/21/2019

Yankees CF Aaron Hicks play defense for 1st time in 2 months TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks played in the outfield for the first time since being sidelined in early March by a strained left lower back Hicks threw out a runner trying to score Thursday, moving in to grab a fly in ...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Reluctant Manny Machado was ‘perfect fit’ for Yankees: Zack Britton KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After trying to trade for Manny Machado last July and then pursuing him less fervently as a free agent during the offseason, the Yankees will host him again Monday when the Padres visit Yankee Stadium. And even though Machado’s for...
04:17, 05/27/2019

Yankees reveal roster casualty now that Aaron Judge is back The Yankees had several options when it came to clearing roster space for Friday night’s anticipated return of Aaron Judge, but in the end they did what most expected — optioning Thursday night’s winning pitcher Nestor Cortes Jr. back to Triple-A Scr...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Yankees demote struggling Jonathan Holder in familiar plea It took a trip to the minors to fix Chad Green earlier this season. The Yankees are counting on a similar trip to do the same for Jonathan Holder. The right-hander was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after another dreadful outing in Monday...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Opening argument: Green helps Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Aaron Hicks and Chad Green very close to rejoining Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Aaron Hicks and Chad Green are very close to rejoining the Yankees. Hicks went 3-for-4 with an RBI for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday against Toledo. Hicks has played in four minor league games (three at Single-A Ta...
16:17, 05/12/2019

Yankees solve Chris Sale to bury Red Sox deeper in AL East Aaron Boone’s penchant for focusing on the task at hand is so strong he might as well be wearing blinders. Ask the Yankees’ manager a question about what awaits his club in the future and he routes the answer to that day’s task. Yet, even though it c...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Watch: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. crushes go-ahead bomb vs. Yankees Toronto Blue Jays phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. crushed his seventh home run of the season, hitting a go-ahead three-run shot in a win against the New York Yankees....
18:34, 06/06/2019

Subway Series matchups: Yankees dominate, but Mets own key edge When the Mets and Yankees face off in The Bronx on Monday for the first time this season, it figures to be a familiar sight, with the Yankees vying for playoff position and the Mets looking to find their way to .500- and in this case, perhaps, save t...
05:51, 06/10/2019

Stephen Tarpley plays Yankees hero on ‘three or four’ hours sleep CLEVELAND — If he wasn’t quite the last man standing Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field, Stephen Tarpley sure as heck stood as the last man arriving. That he departed the ballpark sporting a championship wrestling belt made the Yankees the last te...
05:51, 06/10/2019

Vlad Guerrero Jr.'s Righteous Dong Sent The Yankees To Hell Where They Belong The vile and hideous New York Yankees were, inexplicably, somehow on the verge of maybe winning a game on Wednesday night, until a legend in the making shut them down. The Yanks have rightfully tasted victory only once in the month of June, and to pr...
17:17, 06/06/2019

Gary Sanchez’s clutch homer propels Yankees past Red Sox A night after Gary Sanchez helped seal a Yankees win over the Red Sox with his arm, he delivered the key blow on Saturday with a go-ahead homer in a 5-3 victory in The Bronx. In the process, the Yankees knocked the reeling Red Sox to their fourth str...
05:00, 06/02/2019

LeMahieu, Lowrie signings symbolize Yankees and Mets’ 2019 Five years in age and $4 million separated DJ LeMahieu and Jed Lowrie. The younger LeMahieu got more money to come to The Bronx. The elder Lowrie has yet to earn any of his. The two free-agent infield acquisitions were both considered strong addition...
08:51, 06/10/2019

Gio Urshela’s latest heroics propel Yankees into big series vs. Rays After sending 16 players to the injured list and playing without what amounts to a borderline All-Star team, the Yankees have a chance to take over first place this weekend in St. Petersburg, Fla. versus the Rays. They finished off their homestand wi...
11:51, 05/10/2019

Mets-Yankees game postponed by rain; split DH on Tuesday NEW YORK (AP) — The scheduled Subway Series opener between the New York Mets and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain. The game was called Monday night about 30 minutes before it was supposed to start and will be made up Tuesday aftern...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Yankees sign 1st-round draft pick, SS Anthony Volpe NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have signed first-round draft pick Anthony Volpe, a high school shortstop from nearby New Jersey. Volpe, who grew up a Yankees fan, was introduced to the media Monday at Yankee Stadium before the team’s sche...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Anthony Volpe chooses Yankees in ‘hardest decision of my life’ It all still seemed like a dream for Anthony Volpe: Finally deciding to go pro after a few sleepless nights, hearing his name called in the MLB draft by the team he grew up rooting for and getting a call from Yankees manager Aaron Boone to congratula...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Aaron Hicks saves Yankees from rare bullpen disaster CLEVELAND — They flushed a big lead early and a tiny one late. Two key members of the elite bullpen combined to give up three homers. The closer and Gold Glove-caliber shortstop committed errors in the ninth inning that forced bonus frames. Yet, Aaro...
04:51, 06/10/2019

How Aaron Judge has remained ‘huge part’ of Yankees’ success At the end of this homestand, Aaron Judge will once again head on the road with the Yankees — just as he has done for every trip the team has made since he suffered a strained oblique on April 20. That started just a day after Judge received the diag...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres manages to stay on field after plunking ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — In a season dominated by injuries to key names, the Yankees had their fingers firmly crossed Friday night that Gleyber Torres didn’t suffer a serious injury when he was hit on the right arm. “I don’t think so,’’ manager Aaron B...
12:17, 05/11/2019

Happ wins 5th straight decision, Yankees beat Jays 6-2 TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched seven strong innings to win his fifth straight decision, Aaron Hicks and Gio Urshela homered, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep. DJ LeMahieu had three h...
05:51, 06/07/2019

Yankees vs. Orioles: Bombers the pick in battle of spot starters Those in the White House, top to bottom, have never been good spellers (see covfefe). On Thursday they welcomed the champion Boston Red Socks. Among the many no-shows was manager Alex Cora, who was born in Puerto Rico. He may have skipped the visit b...
20:34, 05/13/2019

Gregorius? LeMahieu? Solving Yankees’ upcoming infield chaos How’s this gonna work? Back in January, many Yankees fans fumed about the idea of DJ LeMahieu ever being in their team’s lineup. Now, with Didi Gregorius set to rejoin the team Friday in Cleveland, having neared completion of the rehabilitation from ...
04:17, 06/03/2019

Terrible defense, base running doom Yankees’ bid to sweep Sox It took the Red Sox five games with the Yankees to finally get a win against their rivals, an 8-5 victory Sunday night in The Bronx. But it was hardly easy, as the Yankees scored three times in the eighth and threatened again in the ninth. For one ni...
06:17, 06/03/2019

Yankees’ Clint Frazier problem requires drastic solution How do you solve a problem like Clint Frazier? A. Do you limit his glovework to the batting gloves he wears while at the plate? B. Do you trade him to an American League team, one that will use him as its own designated hitter, for a starting pitcher...
06:17, 06/03/2019

Didi Gregorius didn’t miss a beat in Yankees’ return CLEVELAND — A roster that is far from whole welcomed back a very big name Friday night when Didi Gregorius came off the injured list, started at shortstop and hit fifth for the Yankees against the Indians. “We are getting a really good player back to...
12:17, 06/08/2019

‘Frustrated’ Betances suffers setback, again delaying Yankees’ dream CLEVELAND — Initial testing of Dellin Betances’ right shoulder in Tampa didn’t uncover anything alarming, but the Yankees are sending the reliever to see team doctor Chris Ahmad in New York on Monday. Betances was scheduled to throw a bullpen session...
23:51, 06/08/2019

The powerful future of Yankees broadcasting is quietly taking shape The Yankees and the YES Network are exploring developing YES Radio, while leveraging its current content and creating new shows in the beginning of a series of moves that could have huge implications not only locally, but on the future of sports medi...
22:17, 06/06/2019

Dugout tantrum turns painful for Yankees’ Brett Gardner New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner is known for his hard-nosed play on the field, but on Saturday, he took a shot off the field, too. During the Yankees’ 8-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians, a frustrated Gardner did his best Paul O’N...
06:17, 06/09/2019

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

Yankees slugger Aaron Judge resumes on-field hitting TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge resumed on-field batting practice Thursday and said he is not focusing on a timeframe for returning to the lineup. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday it is possible Judge could return in...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Failed sweep didn’t stop Yankees from sending Red Sox message There were maybe 10,000 folks left by the end, the bulk of the crowd scattered by the storms, if not the scoreboard. The faithful have come to realize that the Yankees are like a great football offense, capable of scoring from anywhere on the field. ...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Possible Aaron Judge, Yankees return date suddenly emerges Aaron Boone wanted to make sure words weren’t put in his mouth when he was asked if there is a way Aaron Judge could return in time for the Yankees-Red Sox series in London at the end of the month. “Don’t say I said he will be back by London. Is ther...
04:17, 06/06/2019

Miguel Andujar’s season ends with surgery in Yankees blow The Yankees got the bad news they had feared about Miguel Andujar on Wednesday, when the third baseman elected to undergo surgery to repair the torn labrum in his right shoulder. He is not expected to return this season. The surgery will be performed...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Yankees reliever Dellin Betances throws in simulated game New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances faced hitters for the first time in almost three months, throwing 20 pitches to minor leaguers in a simulated game Wednesday        ...
19:34, 06/05/2019

DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Hicks help Yankees snap three-game skid TORONTO — After the Yankees danced with Manny Machado and couldn’t reach a deal with the free-agent infielder, they opted to spread their cash around. Instead of signing the very talented Machado and absorb the baggage that comes with him, the Yankee...
05:17, 06/07/2019

Yankees on Verge of Adding Edwin Encarnacion, the A.L. Home Run Leader A deal with the Mariners was near, according to multiple news media reports. Encarnacion was not on the field for Seattle during warm-ups for a game at Oakland....
05:17, 06/16/2019

Yankees’ Double-A team breaks up no-hitter with bunt in ninth The New York Yankees’ Double-A team likely didn’t make any friends on the Hartford Yard Goats with this move. Trenton Thunder’s Matt Lipka broke up a Yard Goats no-hitter with one out in the ninth inning on a bunt single. That play ...
11:51, 06/05/2019

White Sox Rout Yankees Behind Lucas Giolito and Eloy Jimenez Giolito had his eighth consecutive winning start and Jimenez hit a pair of three-run homers, helping keep C.C. Sabathia stuck on 249 career victories....
09:51, 06/15/2019

Yankees gushing over Aaron Judge’s slow and steady progress Aaron Judge went through several agility drills and practiced getting jumps on imaginary fly balls Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Afterward, Judge said everything went well, but he didn’t know when he would be able to start hitting. Manager Aar...
05:51, 05/29/2019

Yankees' Judge, Stanton to begin Triple-A rehab stints New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge will begin a rehab stint at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday night as he continues his recovery from a strained left oblique....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Yankees bring in Breyvic Valera from Giants for added depth In case the injuries continue, the Yankees added some infield depth Sunday. The Yankees announced they had claimed Breyvic Valera off waivers from the Giants, and they’ll send the 27-year-old from Venezuela to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. To...
20:34, 05/12/2019