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Yankees bullpen shuts down Nats in nightcap after dropping suspended game

With Nationals runners on first and third base and no outs in the bottom of the sixth inning Monday night, it seemed like the Yankees’ one-run lead would soon be gone. That was until Jonathan Holder entered. Holder replaced starter Sonny Gray and struck out Mark Reynolds. The Nationals tried to create offense by pinch-hitting Daniel Murphy, but he also... more

CC strikes out 10, but Yankee bats go quiet vs. Rays

It seemed like the moment the Yankees had been waiting for all afternoon. They’d trailed for almost the entirety of a close game and Didi Gregorius opened the bottom of the eighth against the Rays with an infield hit and then reached second on a throwing error by pitcher Diego Castillo on a pickoff attempt. The middle of the order... more

Severino sizzles as Yankees beat Rays again

As Luis Severino reached back for his high-octane heat, again and again, his teammates were afforded the luxury to sit back and relax on a Saturday afternoon. The ace had this one under control from the beginning, firing eight dominant innings as the Yankees breezed past the Rays, 4-1, for their 13th win in 16 games. Severino ironed out early... more

Loaisiga wins debut as Yankees blank Tampa

Jonathan Loaisiga’s unflappable demeanor helped him power through a loaded Yankees farm system, a quality the organization believed would serve him well at the highest level. Eyeing the Nicaraguan flags that dotted Yankee Stadium’s seating area prior to his first pitch, the right-hander soothed his nerves by doing what got him to this point, filling the strike zone with a... more

German gets first MLB win as Yankees top Rays

The final out was secured in foul territory down the left-field line, and that baseball was speedily ferried to Domingo German’s locker in the home clubhouse at Yankee Stadium, where the rookie right-hander greeted the leather memento of his first Major League victory with an appreciative kiss. The kids delivered once again for the Yankees on Thursday evening, as Gleyber... more

Yankees can’t rally late in 1-run loss to Nationals

Over the last two-plus seasons, the Yankees have had the pleasure of watching several talented young players enjoy near-immediate success at the big league level. They witnessed another such performance on Wednesday, but this time, Juan Soto was in the opposing dugout. The 19-year-old phenom homered twice, slugging a three-run shot off Sonny Gray and a deciding blast off Chasen... more

Lugo, Frazier lift Mets over Severino, Yankees

The Mets arrived at Citi Field on Sunday facing an unenviable ultimatum: defeat Luis Severino, an early American League Cy Young Award candidate, or cap a winless homestand with their ninth straight loss. Increasing the degree of difficulty was the fact that their own starter, Seth Lugo, was stretched out only enough to give them approximately 80 pitches. On paper,... more

Gardner HR leads Yanks over Mets 4-1 as Tanaka hurt

Brett Gardner has always enjoyed the heightened atmosphere of the Subway Series, saying that he is entertained by the jockeying that takes place in the grandstands, no matter which borough the game is played in. That surely made his trip around the bases in Friday’s intercity opener all the more enjoyable. Gardner slugged a tie-breaking home run in the eighth... more

Judge, Stanton homer in 13th as Yankees beat Blue Jays 3-0

Sonny Gray looked like the difference-maker that the Yankees have been waiting for and Aaron Judge broke a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the 13th inning, helping to lift New York to a 3-0 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday evening at Rogers Centre. Judge pounced on a curveball from Joe Biagini, reaching the seats in left-center... more

Yankees settle for double-header split vs. Detroit on Monday

Giancarlo Stanton’s home run made a resounding statement after he was hit by a Mike Fiers pitch, but it wouldn’t be enough to carry the Yankees to their sixth straight win. Domingo German gave New York 6 2/3 innings, but he had consistency issues and the Yankees dropped Game 2 of Monday’s doubleheader, 4-2, to the Tigers at Comerica Park.... more

Yanks outlast O’s, reach 20 games over .500

Miguel Andujar and Giancarlo Stanton supplied the thunder, each cracking a two-run homer in support of Masahiro Tanaka as the Yankees weathered threatening storm clouds and reached a new season high water mark in an 8-5 victory over the Orioles on Saturday afternoon at Camden Yards. New York (37-17) improved to a season-high 20 games over .500, securing its sixth... more

Gray gets run support as Yankees top Baltimore

Aaron Judge continued to torment Orioles pitching with his team-leading 16th home run, and Greg Bird legged out his first career triple in support of Sonny Gray, who hurled six solid innings in the Yankees’ 4-1 victory on Friday evening at Camden Yards. Judge slugged a solo blast in the seventh inning, two frames after Bird gave New York the... more

Severino’s inspiring start lifts Yankees to series win

Yankees starter Luis Severino retired the first 11 batters he faced before allowing a single to Jose Altuve in the series finale against the Astros on Wednesday night, and the right-hander’s dominance did not end there. Severino went seven strong innings, allowing two runs on four hits, while tying a season high with 11 strikeouts, to lead the Yankees to... more

Gardner’s HR ties it in 9th, Torres wins it for Yanks in 10th

Brett Gardner homered twice, including a tying blast in the ninth inning, and Gleyber Torres delivered the game-winning hit as the Yankees overcame a season-high five errors, rallying for a 6-5, 10-inning victory over the Astros on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. With closer Ken Giles unavailable, the Astros turned to Chris Devenski for the final three outs, asking the... more

Verlander holds Yankee offense to 1 run in loss

Few teams have been able to answer Justin Verlander this season, a group that still includes the Majors’ most prolific offense. Despite a shuffled lineup, the Yankees were again stymied by the right-hander, who fired 6 2/3 dominant innings to down the Yanks, 5-1, on Monday at Yankee Stadium. Earlier this month in Houston, Verlander struck out 14 Yankees over... more

Tanaka leads Yankees over Ohtani, Angels 3-1

In the highly anticipated showdown between fellow countrymen Masahiro Tanaka and Shohei Ohtani, the Yankees’ right-hander came out on top, spinning a solid effort that led New York to a 3-1 victory over the Angels on Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. In their first meeting since playing against each other in Japan in 2013, Ohtani worked a 3-2 count before... more
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