Yanks drop seesaw affair to Red Sox, fall 5 back in AL East

The rivalry has been back to its riveting best the last two weekends, and no lead ever feels safe. The Yankees and Red Sox traded impressive comebacks in Friday night’s series opener, but Boston prevailed with a 9-6 victory that had Fenway Park rocking in the late innings — and with good reason. With the win, the Red Sox opened... more

Yankees ride Sevy, Sanchez to Subway sweep

Luis Severino bounced back from the worst start of his career while Gary Sanchez flexed his muscle by driving in five runs, helping the Yankees complete a four-game sweep of this year’s Subway Series with a 7-5 victory over the Mets on Thursday evening at Citi Field. One outing after being rocked for a career-high 10 runs (eight earned) by... more

Gregorius, mighty Judge lift Yankees over Mets

Aaron Judge hit one of the most impressive home runs in Citi Field history and Didi Gregorius delivered a tiebreaking hit as the Yankees defeated the Mets, 5-3, in Subway Series action on Wednesday evening. Judge joined Yoenis Cespedes as the only players to reach the third deck in left field with his American League-leading 37th homer, a titanic fourth-inning... more

Sonny Gray handcuffs Mets for 1st win with Yankees

Sonny Gray hurled six-plus solid innings to pick up his first win in pinstripes and Aroldis Chapman survived a bumpy ninth inning as the Yankees defeated the Mets, 5-4, on Tuesday evening, concluding the Yankee Stadium portion of the Subway Series. Backed by homers from Jacoby Ellsbury and Gary Sanchez, Gray made his first home start since being acquired by... more

Yankees down Mets on late HR in Subway Series opener

Aaron Judge, Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez all connected for the 40th home runs of their Major League careers on Monday evening, powering the Yankees to a much-needed 4-2 victory over the Mets in the opening game of this year’s Subway Series. Judge tied the game in the sixth, launching his American League-leading 36th homer off Rafael Montero, and Hicks... more

Yankees start fast, but Sevy stumbles vs. Red Sox

Andrew Benintendi’s sweet stroke produced a pair of three-run homers as the Red Sox pounded Luis Severino and the Yankees, 10-5, on Saturday afternoon to claim their ninth victory in 10 games. One day after the Red Sox’s bullpen coughed up a three-run advantage just six outs from victory, Benintendi ensured there would be no repeat of that performance as... more

Yankees fall to Jays, lose ground in AL East race

Marco Estrada befuddled the Yankees over seven scoreless innings to pick up his first win since May 27, and Jose Bautista crushed his third homer in four games as the Blue Jays secured the rubber game of the three-game series with a 4-0 victory at Rogers Centre on Thursday night. Ryan Goins, Josh Donaldson and Kevin Pillar drove in runs... more

Todd Frazier keys 17-hit attack as Yanks win in Toronto

Todd Frazier has opted to be referred to as “The Toddfather” during the upcoming Players Weekend, but on Wednesday night, he was simply the man who homered and drove in three runs to help power the Yankees to an 11-5 victory over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Gary Sanchez (“Kraken”) and Didi Gregorius (“Sir Didi”) also homered for the... more

Ellsbury sparks Yankees, backs Severino to top Cleveland

Jacoby Ellsbury broke the game open, but Aaron Judge put it away. Both of their offensive heroics on Sunday afternoon helped power the Yankees to an 8-1 rout over the Indians at Progressive Field, salvaging a split of the four-game set between postseason hopefuls. In supporting a stellar start by Yankees righty Luis Severino, Ellsbury delivered a three-run triple off... more

Costly errors spoil Sonny’s debut for Yankees

The spotlight was fixed on Sonny Gray on Thursday for his Yankees debut, but Indians ace Corey Kluber quickly pulled it back in his direction. Kluber’s complete-game gem led Cleveland to its eighth straight home win, a 5-1 victory at Progressive Field. Acquired by New York from Oakland prior to Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, Gray logged six solid innings, but... more

Yankee bats go quiet for Tanaka in rainy finale

A Tigers starter kept the Yankees’ lineup quiet for the second game in a row as Jordan Zimmermann tossed seven shutdown innings in Detroit’s 2-0 win on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium. Zimmermann was hitting his spots for much of the afternoon, and the Yankees’ only real scoring chances came in the third and in the sixth innings. He was removed... more

Yankees can’t cap rally against Tigers, fall out of first in AL East

Anibal Sanchez pitched a season-high 6 2/3 innings and John Hicks lifted a three-run homer as the Tigers defeated the Yankees, 4-3, on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. New York now trails Boston by a half-game in the American League East, as the Red Sox topped the Indians on a walk-off homer in the ninth. Sanchez has struggled for much... more

Yankees cap big day with win over Tigers

Just hours after the Yankees acquired pitcher Sonny Gray, their bats were on full display as they thumped the Tigers, 7-3, on Monday at Yankee Stadium. The Tigers made it interesting when they loaded the bases in the ninth inning and forced the Yankees to bring in closer Aroldis Chapman. Detroit added its third and final run on a fielder’s... more
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