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D'Arnaud 3 HRs, 3-run drive in 9th lifts Rays over Yanks 5-4

Jul. 16, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud was down to his last strike. And so were the Tampa Bay Rays, trailing by two runs with two on and two outs in the ninth inning against All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman. D'Arnaud hacked at the next pitch, fouling off a 100 mph heater. Then another. After two tempting balls in...

Tanaka helps Yankees earn 4-2 victory over Blue Jays

Jul. 14, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge was near the batter's box for a pretty good view of Gio Urshela's nifty slide at the plate to give the New York Yankees the go-ahead run in the fifth inning. The Yankees slugger is sure the club wouldn't have one of the best records in the majors if it wasn't for the...

Grichuk's glove, bat help Blue Jays hold off Yanks 2-1

Jul. 13, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson sat alone on the bench after the final out, needing a minute to decompress. He certainly deserved it. With a tribute to former teammate Tyler Skaggs written on his cap, Hudson got Luke Voit to look at strike three with runners at the corners to...

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0

Jul. 12, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Many players use the All-Star break as a time to rest. Yankees starter Domingo Germán spent most of his time preparing for his next start. Germán cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the...

Ex-pitcher Dwight Gooden charged with drug possession

Jul. 12, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has been charged with drug possession in New Jersey after a traffic stop last month. Gooden's car was stopped by police in Holmdel, about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from New York, early on June 7 for failure to maintain a lane and driving too...

Morton gets 10th win, Rays beat Yankees 2-1

Jul. 7, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton came up big again for the Tampa Bay Rays. He struck out 10 in 5 2/3 innings to help the Rays split a four-game series with the AL East-leading New Yok Yankees, 2-1 on Sunday. Morton (10-2) allowed one run, five hits and one walk in lowering his AL-best ERA to...

D'Arnaud homers in 9th to lead Rays past Yankees 4-3

Jul. 6, 2019 10:51 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — With one big swing, Travis d'Arnaud made sure the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees didn't go into extra innings for the third consecutive day. D'Arnaud hit a two-out homer off Chad Green in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Rays past the Yankees 4-3 on Saturday....

Judge hits 2nd HR of game in 11th, Yankees beat Rays 8-4

Jul. 6, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees are on some kind of hot streak heading into the final weekend before the All-Star break. Judge hit his second homer of the game leading off the 11th inning, Brett Gardner added a three-run shot and the Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 on...

LeMahieu, Sanchez help Yankees beat Rays 8-4 in 10 innings

Jul. 4, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays put together a late-game fireworks show inside domed Tropicana Field. DJ LeMahieu hit a tiebreaking two-run single and Gary Sanchez had a long three-run homer in the 10th inning, and the AL East-leading Yankees overcome a ninth-inning...

Rays' Lowe out of All-Star Game, replaced by Yankees' Torres

Jul. 4, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday with a bruised right shin and will not play in next week's All-Star Game. Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres was named to replace Lowe, who was added to the AL All-Star team Wednesday....