source: Machado, Padres agrees to $300M, 10-year deal

Baseball 02/19/19, 13:58

All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the biggest contract ever for a free agent, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday.The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

MLB blasts ‘unwritten rules’ in official postseason ad

Baseball 10/02/18, 16:01

Major League Baseball is opening October by blasting the game's so-called "unwritten rules."MLB released an advertisement ahead of Tuesday's postseason opener denouncing the anti-bat flip attitudes of many baseball traditionalists."Don't stop and stare. Don't flip your bat. Respect the jersey," says a narrator at the start. Meanwhile, the commercial shows ...

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, ...

Yankees set HR record, beat Red Sox 8-5 for 100th win

Baseball 09/29/18, 17:26

Gleyber Torres and Giancarlo Stanton connected as the New York Yankees broke the major league record for home runs in a season and reached 100 wins with an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.Torres' two-run drive in the fourth was the Yankees' 265th of the year and ...

Heads Up! Strong-armed fan hits Yanks’ Stanton with HR ball

Baseball 09/29/18, 16:25

Giancarlo Stanton has been plunked plenty of times. But by his own home run ball?The New York Yankees star homered over the Green Monster on Saturday, connecting in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox. Stanton then got quite a surprise from a strong-armed fan while rounding second base ...

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 ...

Yanks clinch wild card with 3-2, 11-inning win over Orioles

Sports 09/22/18, 20:27

The Yankees are back in the postseason, though not the way they wanted.Aaron Hicks doubled home the winning run in the 11th inning, and New York clinched an AL wild card with a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.Rookie manager Aaron Boone will lead the Yankees into the ...

Red Sox clinch 3rd straight AL East title with win at Yanks

Sports 09/20/18, 23:37

Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox won their third consecutive AL East championship Thursday night, clinching on enemy turf with an 11-6 victory over the rival New York Yankees.Betts homered, doubled twice and drove in five runs, finishing with four hits as the Red Sox overcame Giancarlo Stanton's go-ahead ...

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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