Judge, Gardner think Yankees’ offense can top last year

Baseball 03/04/19, 14:04

Aaron Judge and Brett Gardner think the Yankees can break the major league season record of 267 home runs that New York set last season"Get this whole team healthy, we're going to crush the record that we set last year," Judge said.New York broke the previous mark of 264 by ...

Yankees claim Bridwell, drop Torreyes from big-league roster

Baseball 11/26/18, 16:24

Right-hander Parker Bridwell was claimed off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels by the New York Yankees, who opened a roster spot by designating infielder Ronald Torreyes for assignment.Bridwell, 27, was 10-3 with a 3.64 ERA in 20 starts and one relief appearance for the Angels in 2017, then missed ...

Gardner gets $7.5M, 1-year deal from Yanks, who save $3M

Baseball 10/31/18, 17:25

Brett Gardner is staying with the New York Yankees at a lower salary.The 35-year-old outfielder agreed Wednesday to a $7.5 million, one-year contract after New York declined his $12.5 million option.Gardner, New York's longest-tenured player, gets a $2 million buyout triggered by the team's decision to decline the option, meaning ...

Springer super for Astros as they look to repeat as champs

Baseball 10/11/18, 20:43

Ask Houston manager AJ Hinch to name the best thing about George Springer and he rattles off a laundry list of qualities he admires in the outfielder.When he finishes that list, he adds a final thought."I'm not sure there's a perfect player," Hinch said. "But he's pretty close."Last year's World ...

Yankees in danger of decade without World Series

Baseball 10/10/18, 18:29

The Yankees are in danger of going an entire decade without reaching a World Series for the first time since the 1910s.Aaron Boone's rookie season as a manager ended in failure when New York fizzled in the AL Division Series against Boston and was eliminated in four games."You're always chasing ...

Home for good: Yankees eliminated by rival Red Sox in ALDS

Baseball 10/10/18, 00:16

Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees couldn't wait to get back home.Now, that's exactly where they're staying.CC Sabathia became the latest pitcher to put New York in an early hole as rookie manager Aaron Boone again stuck with his starter too long, and the Yankees fell just short of ...

Judge blares ‘New York, New York,’ as Red Sox head to Bronx

Baseball 10/07/18, 19:30

Aaron Judge walked past Boston's Fenway Park clubhouse early Sunday morning, Frank Sinatra's rendition of "New York, New York" blaring from a boom box atop the wheelie bag he was pulling with his left hand."It's a good song. And Aaron, he's one of our resident deejays, so he's got a ...

Sanchez, Judge power Yankees past Red Sox 6-2 to even ALDS

Baseball 10/07/18, 00:01

Gary Sanchez homered twice, Aaron Judge also hit a tape-measure shot and Masahiro Tanaka pitched the New York Yankees past the Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Saturday night to tie their AL Division Series at one game apiece.Home runs by Judge and Sanchez helped chase David Price after only five ...

David Price flops again in postseason

Baseball 10/06/18, 22:40

David Price flopped again in the postseason. And against the Yankees. Price lasted just 1 2/3 innings in Game 2 on Saturday night, giving up three runs and three hits, including home runs to Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez that cleared the Green Monster. He entered 0-8 in nine postseasons starts. His ...

Sale strong, ‘pen shaky as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-4 in ALDS

Baseball 10/05/18, 23:26

Chris Sale struck out eight for his first career postseason win, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez celebrates ...

A capsule look at the Yankees-Red Sox playoff series

Baseball 10/04/18, 16:47

A look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox:___Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Boston, 7:32 p.m.; Game 2, Saturday, at Boston, 8:15 p.m.; Game 3, Monday, Oct. 8, at New York, TBA; x-Game 4, Tuesday, Oct. 9, at ...

Red Sox, Yankees ready to rumble again in playoffs

Baseball 10/04/18, 04:43

It's been 14 years since the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have tangled in the playoffs, and now they're all set to meet as 100-win heavyweights.The longtime and bitter rivals are lined up in the best-of-five Division Series, starting Friday night at Fenway Park.Boosted by MVP candidate Mookie ...

Open and shut: A’s out early again with wild-card loss

Baseball 10/04/18, 00:17

Other than opening with a reliever on the mound, nothing was any different about this October for the Oakland Athletics.They didn't last very long ... again.Liam Hendriks gave up a two-run homer to Aaron Judge on his ninth pitch and the A's never recovered, making another early playoff exit with ...

Yanks rout A’s 7-2 in wild-card game, set up ALDS vs Red Sox

Baseball 10/03/18, 23:44

Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer in the first inning, Luis Severino atoned for flopping in his postseason debut last year and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 Wednesday night in the AL wild-card game.New York Yankees' Luke Voit reacts after scoring on ...

A capsule look at the Athletics-Yankees playoff game

Baseball 10/01/18, 21:24

A look at the American League wild-card game between the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees:___Schedule: Wednesday, at New York, 8:08 p.m. EDT (TBS).___Season Series: Split 3-3.___Projected Lineups:Athletics: LF Nick Martini (.296, 1 HR, 19 RBIs), 3B Matt Chapman (.278, 24, 68, 42 2Bs, 100 runs), 2B Jed Lowrie (.267, ...

Leading off: Yanks try for HR record, Wright closes career

Baseball 09/29/18, 00:41

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday:BRONX BOMBERSThe New York Yankees take aim at baseball's single-season home run record, a day after tying the mark of 264 set by the 1997 Seattle Mariners. The Yankees connected four times Friday night in Boston, with Aaron Judge hitting the ...

Yankees tie HR mark, beat Red Sox 11-6, home for wild card

Baseball 09/28/18, 22:52

The New York Yankees clinched home-field advantage for the AL wild-card game on Friday night, hitting four homers to tie the major league single-season record and beat the Boston Red Sox 11-6.Reigning Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge hit his first homer since coming off the disabled list Sept. 14, ...

Another term: Judge has MLB’s top selling jersey again

Baseball 09/28/18, 12:41

Aaron Judge again has baseball's most popular jersey.MLB says the Yankee slugger's No. 99 was the top seller for the second straight season. Judge beat out 2017 AL MVP Jose Altuve, who will be trying to repeat as a World Series champion with the Houston Astros next month.Judge and the ...

Tanaka struggles in Yankees’ 8-7 loss to Rays

Baseball 09/26/18, 23:22

Masahiro Tanaka gave up four runs and six hits over four-plus innings in his final start before the playoffs in the New York Yankees' 8-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night.New York started play with a 2 ½-game lead over Oakland to host next Wednesday's AL wild-card ...

Voit gives Yankees pair of home run records on 1 swing

Football 09/20/18, 21:16

Luke Voit and the New York Yankees have set two home run records with one swing of the bat.The brawny first baseman hit a two-run shot to straightaway center field in the second inning Thursday night against Boston, giving the Yankees a major league-record 12 players with at least 10 ...

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