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Yanks' Stanton to be activated Wednesday or Thursday

Sep. 17, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton will be back with the New York Yankees on Wednesday or Thursday, hoping to salvage an injury-decimated season. Stanton has been limited to nine games this year and will see time at designated hitter and left field, an unsettled position for much of the season. The...

Paxton wins 9th straight start as Yankees rout Jays 13-3

Sep. 14, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — With his glove and his bat, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner helped teammate James Paxton power his way to a ninth straight win. Paxton pitched five innings to extend his career-best winning streak, Gardner homered twice and drove in five runs and New York hit five homers in a 13-3 win over...

Yanks blow 6-run lead, lose 12-11 to big league-worst Tigers

Sep. 11, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Playing the worst team in the major leagues, the New York Yankees took a six-run lead in the second inning. Not enough. Jordy Mercer capped the comeback with a game-ending single off Chance Adams in the ninth inning, and the Detroit Tigers overcame six home runs by the Yankees to beat New...

Dodgers beat Orioles 7-3, clinch 7th straight NL West title

Sep. 11, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker Buehler to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night. After the final out, the first team to clinch a...

Yankees end Boston's three-year run atop AL East, win 5-0

Sep. 9, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The music blared in the clubhouse behind the door to manager Aaron Boone's office — "New York, New York" was playing through the speakers, and a few voices could be heard joining in on the lyrics. The New York Yankees had an extra reason to be happy after ending their longtime rivals'...

Red Sox beat Yankees 6-1 as 7 pitchers combine for 3-hitter

Sep. 7, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and seven pitchers combined on a three-hitter to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night. Xander Bogaerts added a two-run double and Moreland two singles for the Red Sox, who won for the 13th time in 19 games. The...

Moreland's 3-run HR, 7 pitchers carry Red Sox past Yanks 6-1

Sep. 6, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox pieced together a victory by going to the bullpen six times. The problem is they'll need to pile up wins and very likely need some help to make the postseason. Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and seven pitchers combined on a three-hitter to lead the Red Sox to a 6-1...

Revived Judge hits 20th homer as Yanks beat Rangers 4-1

Sep. 4, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's bat has gotten loud again. His power ebbed for much of a season interrupted by a strained oblique, Judge has resumed his familiar role as a force in the Yankees' batting order. His go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning started New York to a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers...

Paxton dominant, Encarnación HR in return, Yanks rout Texas

Sep. 3, 2019 11:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Off to a slow start in his first year with the New York Yankees, James Paxton decided something had to change with his approach. So he began getting more aggressive and throwing his curveball more frequently. Paxton pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings, striking out 12 and winning...

September Scramble: MLB playoff spots, intriguing plots

Sep. 2, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

All-Star ace Luis Severino heating up in the bullpen, maybe. Gavin Lux making his debut, Bruce Bochy saying farewell. Plus playoff spots and seeding. Major League Baseball is heading toward a September scramble, a perfect setup for what's on deck this fall. The postseason begins Oct. 1 with the NL wild-card game....