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Turnbull, Schoop lead Tigers to 6-1 win over Yankees

May. 29, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Schoop homered and Spencer Turnbull pitched well into the sixth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 6-1 on Saturday. Turnbull (4-2) allowed one run on three hits and three walks in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out six to improve to...

Grossman's HR in 10th gives Tigers 3-2 win over Yankees

May. 29, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Robbie Grossman and Justin Wilson were both drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2008. Grossman said they were even roommates at an instructional league. So when Grossman stood at the plate and Wilson on the mound in the 10th inning, there was plenty of...

IndyCar veterans still going strong as careers wind down

May. 28, 2021 03:16 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tony Kanaan sat in Chip Ganassi Racing's suite one day this May, savoring a rare second IndyCar farewell tour. At age 46, running a part-time schedule with no future guarantees and a talented crop of young drivers chasing them, Kanaan and his fellow...

Matz excels in NY return, Kluber hurt, Jays top Yanks 6-2

May. 25, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Matz felt at home in his return to New York, making it appear the Mets gave up too soon when they jettisoned the left-hander to Toronto. Matz limited the Yankees to one run over 6 2/3 innings in his finest outing in two...

Cole give Yanks best starters' stretch since 1932, 7-0 win

May. 22, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole shook off rare control problems to pitch four-hit ball over seven innings and give the Yankees their most dominant stretch of starting pitching in 89 years, leading New York over the Chicago White Sox 7-0 Saturday for a five-game winning streak. ...

Yanks rally past Nats 4-3 in 11th, Scherzer strikes out 14

May. 09, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The smallest of hits decided a huge pitching matchup. Max Scherzer overwhelmed batters to dominate a Cy Young Award-winning duel with Corey Kluber, reaching double-digit strikeouts for the 100th time. After...

Altuve's birthday HR answers boos, Astros top Torres, Yanks

May. 06, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Booed relentlessly by angry fans for two days during losses in the Bronx, José Altuve was speaking with Astros manager Dusty Baker before Houston's series finale against the New York Yankees, a game played on the day the All-Star infielder turned 31. ...

Yankees trade Mike Tauchman to Giants for Wandy Peralta

Apr. 27, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired left-handed reliever Wandy Peralta from the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday for outfielder Mike Tauchman. New York also gets a player to be named as part of the deal. Peralta, 29, is 2-1 with two saves...

Mullins hits 2 HRs, leading Harvey, Orioles over Yankees 4-2

Apr. 26, 2021 22:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins hit two home runs and a double, Matt Harvey pitched six impressive innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 4-2 Monday night. Baltimore moved one game ahead of the last-place Yankees in the AL East. ...

Cole outduels Bieber in ace matchup, Yankees edge Indians

Apr. 24, 2021 22:22 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The marquee pitching matchup met high expectations. And as usual, Gerrit Cole exceeded them for the Yankees. “He answered the bell again,” New York manager Aaron Boone said. Cole was one pitch better than Shane Bieber in a...