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Yanks make it two-in-a-row over Rays

Yanks make it two-in-a-row over Rays
Cameron Maybin’s consistent refrain has been that he will not waste energy worrying about things that are out of his control, such as the security of his roster spot. The veteran outfielder prefers to let his performance speak for itself, and with each big swing, the Yankees’ upcoming decision seems to grow more difficult. While Aaron Judge aims to rejoin... more

Tanaka gem blanks Rays as Yankees take 3-0 win

Tanaka gem blanks Rays as Yankees take 3-0 win
As the tentacles of his organization rifle through every other big league roster in hopes of stabilizing the rotation, Masahiro Tanaka offered a convincing reminder of why the Yankees should be able to trust him in a big-game situation. Tanaka continued his season-long mastery of the Rays as the top teams in the American League East began their three-game showdown,... more

Yankees to acquire Edwin Encarnacion from Mariners

Yankees to acquire Edwin Encarnacion from Mariners
While the Yankees hope to get sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton back from injury soon, it hasn’t stopped the team from adding another slugger to the mix. New York bolstered its lineup Saturday, as the Yanks will acquire Edwin Encarnacion from the Seattle Mariners, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. The Yanks are sending 19-year-old right-hander Juan Then —... more

Yankees-Mets split Tuesday doubleheader in Bronx

Yankees-Mets split Tuesday doubleheader in Bronx
Luke Voit has made no secret of his desire to participate in the upcoming Home Run Derby, offering an enthusiastic, “Hell yeah!” when quizzed on the topic. As those discussions take place behind closed doors, the Yankees slugger added an impressive blast to his audition reel on Tuesday afternoon. Voit crushed a go-ahead three-run homer into the left-field bleachers and... more

Yankees hang on to edge Cleveland in 10th

Yankees hang on to edge Cleveland in 10th
After the large early lead had been erased, after the sure-handed shortstop had surprisingly booted a ball, after the kid who had been driven in overnight from Scranton was thrust into a save situation, the Yankees could finally celebrate Sunday. Thanks to Aaron Hicks’ go-ahead RBI double, the Yanks won, 7-6, in 10 innings at Progressive Field, avoiding a sweep... more

Yanks escape Toronto with a single win on Thursday night

Yanks escape Toronto with a single win on Thursday night
The Yankees believe that they can find enough playing time for their infielders once Didi Gregorius rejoins the lineup, in part by altering DJ LeMahieu’s job assignment. Manager Aaron Boone sees the versatile defender returning to a role that was initially envisioned for him, garnering at-bats by spelling teammates at three different positions. The plan makes sense on paper, but... more

Boston finally gets win over Yankees in 2019, but NY takes weekend series

Boston finally gets win over Yankees in 2019, but NY takes weekend series
David Price exercised one set of demons last October when he finally proved he could come through in the postseason. He made another annoying storyline go away on Sunday night when he came up big at Yankee Stadium. And Price’s timing could not have been better while leading his team to an 8-5 victory. The Red Sox had been sputtering... more

Yankees take 4-1 win over rival Sox on Friday in Bronx

Yankees take 4-1 win over rival Sox on Friday in Bronx
Even the smallest on-field display of excitement registers concerning DJ LeMahieu — arguably the most stoic of the Yankees, a personality who would have fit perfectly on any of the dynasty-era clubs. So it spoke to the volume early in Friday’s showdown when he slid into second base with an RBI double, bent at the waist and applauded excitedly. Playing... more

Benches clear in Syracuse Mets game at Yankees AAA squad in Scranton (video)

Benches clear in Syracuse Mets game at Yankees AAA squad in Scranton (video)
The Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders spill out of their dugouts for a confrontation after Mets pitcher Arquimedes Caminero plunked Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Breyvic Valera. The previous hitter, Mike Ford, had homered and Syracuse was upset by some of his antics as he rounded the bases. Video courtesy of MiLB.com… Read more about the incident at SNY.tv or from the NY Post. more

Paxton lights out against Padres; DJ, Voit, Urshela, Torres go deep

Paxton lights out against Padres; DJ, Voit, Urshela, Torres go deep
James Paxton’s return to the Yankees on Wednesday afternoon couldn’t have gone much better than it did, considering the pitch-count limitations that manager Aaron Boone cited before the game. Paxton threw 66 pitches to the Padres over four innings and did not allow a hit, departing with the Yankees leading, 3-0, on three solo homers from DJ LeMahieu, Luke Voit... more

Padres hold on for 5-4 win in the Bronx on soggy Tuesday night

Padres hold on for 5-4 win in the Bronx on soggy Tuesday night
  The bullpen door opened. Yet another soggy Padres reliever trotted from the left-center-field warning track to the Yankee Stadium mound. This time, it was Craig Stammen, the sixth San Diego pitcher in a stretch of eight batters. The skies had opened. The Yankees’ offense had come to life. A once-sleepy ballpark turned electric. Had Stammen wilted, the Padres would’ve... more

Port Byron native finds ‘priceless’ Babe Ruth card

Port Byron native finds ‘priceless’ Babe Ruth card
The keen eye of a Port Byron native has made him the proud owner of a priceless baseball card. Experts say it is the only one of its kind and it was purchased for only $2. Dale Ball, who grew up in Port Byron, is an avid card collector. He found the card on the west coast. “The world seems... more

Six pitchers limit Padres to two runs as Yanks win on Memorial Day

Six pitchers limit Padres to two runs as Yanks win on Memorial Day
The Yankees have dealt with injuries throughout the season, and it has led to some pretty unexpected outcomes, like the offensive heroics of Gio Urshela and Thairo Estrada. A new source of unexpected strength on the pitching side appears to be brewing for the Yankees, who on Monday won their third game of the season started by Chad Green, defeating... more

Royals bash 4 HRs off German before Yanks rally back but lose in the 10th

Royals bash 4 HRs off German before Yanks rally back but lose in the 10th
A six-run lead and an apparent cruise-control victory for the Royals on Sunday suddenly went awry when a rare error by shortstop Adalberto Mondesi led to three unearned runs in the sixth inning and when closer Ian Kennedy gave up four hits and three runs in the ninth trying to protect a three-run lead. The Royals, though, came away with... more
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