Yanks could still make big free-agent move

We know the Yankees want to keep their 2018 payroll below $197 million, in order to reset their luxury-tax obligations. They're currently looking at both pitchers and position players, one source said, shopping opportunistically for value, more so than need. At the moment, the Yankees' payroll commitments add up to roughly $162 million, according to Cot's Baseball Contracts. Yankees.com: Read... more

Stanton: Joining Yanks ‘a great new chapter’

Giancarlo Stanton pinched at the shoulders of a pinstriped jersey with his No. 27 stitched on the back, holding it up for public consumption while a broad grin spread across his face. It might soon constitute a nightmare for American League pitchers, but this was the outcome the slugger had dreamed of, being introduced as the newest member of the... more

Yankees name ’03 ALCS hero Aaron Boone new skipper

Aaron Boone has already helped the Yankees advance to one World Series. Now they want him to lead the franchise to its next one. Boone has been selected as the 33rd manager in franchise history, the Yankees announced Monday, concluding a managerial search that spanned five weeks. Boone’s contract is for three years, with a club option for 2021. An... more

Yankees’ manager search back in full swing

The holiday shopping season has kicked into high gear, and so has the Yankees’ search for their next manager, with general manager Brian Cashman and his lieutenants reopening the Yankee Stadium offices on Monday morning following their Thanksgiving break. The Yanks have interviewed five as potential replacements for Joe Girardi, and managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner has said that fewer... more

Tanaka declines to opt out, will stay with Yanks

Masahiro Tanaka announced Friday that he has decided not to opt out of the remaining three years and $67 million on his contract with the Yankees, saying that it had been a “simple decision” to remain with the club. “I have decided to stay with the Yankees for the next three seasons,” Tanaka said in a statement. “It was a... more

Yankees can’t close out ALCS; Game 7 tonight

Another dominant performance by Justin Verlander saved the Astros’ season for at least one more day and forced a Game 7 against the Yankees in the American League Championship Series. Verlander threw seven scoreless innings for the Astros, who got clutch hits from Brian McCann and Jose Altuve in the fifth and a spectacular catch at the wall in the... more

Yankees sitting pretty as ALCS returns to Houston tonight

The American League Championship Series has a new leader as it shifts sites for Game 6. After claiming all three games on their home turf to remain unbeaten in the Bronx this postseason, the Yankees now hold a 3-2 advantage over the Astros in this best-of-seven ALCS presented by Camping World. Momentum is theirs, but Houston hopes to take it... more

Yankees blank Astros, take 3-2 lead in ALCS

The Yankees recognized that they would have to find a way to defeat Dallas Keuchel or Justin Verlander in order to advance, and they attacked that challenge head on. Having toppled one of the Astros’ aces to move within one win of the 41st World Series in franchise history, they will now focus their attention on the other. The Bombers’... more

Judge helps Yankees rise in 8th to even ALCS

There is no quit in these “Baby Bombers,” and as their youthful exuberance fuels an incredible postseason run, they have summoned the excitement of Bronx Octobers past. The triple decks of Yankee Stadium are being transformed into a deafening, swaying party zone on a nightly basis. Aaron Judge homered and delivered a game-tying hit, while Gary Sanchez crushed the go-ahead... more

Judge leads the way as Yanks roll over Astros in Game 3

Each of the three October contests between the Astros and Yankees have featured loud chants of “M-V-P!” echoing throughout a sold-out venue. Jose Altuve’s fantastic season has continued for Houston, but Monday night’s plaudits were for Aaron Judge, as the Yanks’ rookie right fielder enjoyed a postseason performance for the ages at Yankee Stadium. Judge crushed a three-run homer and... more

Yankees offense continues to struggle in Game 2 ALCS loss

A legendary pitching performance by Justin Verlander, a memorable swing from Carlos Correa and a mad-dash sprint from Jose Altuve have the Astros two wins away from reaching the World Series presented by YouTube TV. Correa shot a game-winning double into the right-center-field gap off Aroldis Chapman to score Altuve from first base and send the Astros to a 2-1... more

Girardi: Yanks ‘can count on’ CC in Game 3

CC Sabathia showed plenty of flashes of the vintage version of himself against the Indians in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, and the Yankees will be counting on the veteran lefty yet again when the AL Championship Series presented by Camping World shifts to Yankee Stadium for Game 3 on Monday night. The Yankees are in an... more

Tanaka solid, but Yankees drop ALCS opener in Houston

Dallas Keuchel owned the moment and the Yankees in a way that only he can Friday night. Jose Altuve and Marwin Gonzalez had their moments, too, on a night the Astros’ three longest-tenured players shone in the biggest game of their careers. Keuchel threw seven masterful scoreless innings, Altuve had three hits and scored a run and Gonzalez threw out... more

Yankees tab Tanaka for ALCS opener in Houston tonight

Fresh off arguably the biggest start of his career, right-hander Masahiro Tanaka will start Game 1 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Friday against the Astros, the Yankees announced on Thursday. Game 1 will air at 8 p.m. ET on FS1. Tanaka provided a huge boost in Game 3 of the AL Division Series presented... more

Gregorius homers twice as Yankees advance past Cleveland

Didi Gregorius homered twice, CC Sabathia rolled back the clock with nine strikeouts before turning it over to the bullpen in the fifth inning and the Yankees completed their historic comeback from a daunting deficit, advancing past the Indians with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan. New York... more

5 storylines for Yankees-Indians ALDS Game 5 tonight

The plot has thickened in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, and we go into Game 5 between the Yankees and Indians tonight at Progressive Field eager to know the outcome. One of these teams is going to move on to face the Astros in the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World. Will the Yankees become... more
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