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Yankees get slugger Encarnación in trade with Mariners

Jun. 16, 2019 10:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, adding another feared slugger to what could be baseball's most powerful lineup when Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton return from injuries. Seattle is sending the...

Mariners lose to A's 11-2; Encarnación traded to Yankees

Jun. 16, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais was just about ready to head out to the field Saturday when he received news he had been anticipating for a while. AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación was traded to the Yankees, putting the last-place Mariners in full rebuild mode. "I knew there...

Yankees beat Chisox 8-4, then announce trade for Encarnación

Jun. 16, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — If the New York Yankees have to go with an opener, that's just fine with manager Aaron Boone. It has worked out quite well so far. Chad Green struck out six in two dominant innings and Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer, helping New York cool off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win...

Morton's streak ends as Angels beat Rays 5-3

Jun. 15, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton's luck finally ran out. He suffered his first loss in 22 starts on Saturday when the Angels hit three homers in a 5-3 victory over Tampa Bay. It was his first loss since Aug. 11, when he pitched for the Houston Astros. "I've pitched poorly enough to lose this...

Giolito, Jimenez lead White Sox to 10-2 romp over Yankees

Jun. 15, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito called it a "grinder game." The White Sox simply called it another victory. Giolito pitched into the seventh inning for his ninth straight win, Eloy Jimenez hit two three-run homers and Chicago pounded the New York Yankees 10-2 on Friday night. Giolito (10-1) gave up a solo...

Yankees' Judge joins Stanton on rehab assignment at Triple-A

Jun. 15, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees might have their most feared sluggers back in the lineup soon after Aaron Judge joined Giancarlo Stanton on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday. Judge, making his first rehab appearance, went 0 for 4 the designated hitter Friday night in a...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani coming off cycle, Giolito faces Yankees

Jun. 14, 2019 2:27 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: SHO GOES ON Shohei Ohtani returns to Tropicana Field a night after becoming the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle. Ohtani hit a three-run homer in the first inning — his sixth in 11 games — and completed the feat with a single in the...

García's homer lifts White Sox over Yankees 5-4

Jun. 14, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox manager Rick Renteria thought his team had a lot of good at-bats Thursday night. The biggest and best one belonged to Leury García. "Huge," Renteria said. "It was a great at-bat." García hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning, lifting Chicago...

Yankees slugger Stanton could return next week

Jun. 14, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees could get Giancarlo Stanton back next week after the slugger was shelved by a series of injuries, and Aaron Judge also is getting closer after being sidelined by a strained left oblique. Stanton is taking his minor league rehab assignment to Triple-A...

Phillies get utilityman Brad Miller from Yankees

Jun. 13, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have acquired utilityman Brad Miller from the New York Yankees for cash. Miller will join Philadelphia in Atlanta for a three-game series that starts Friday night. He hit .250 (9 for 36) with one homer and four RBIs for the Indians this season and was batting .294 with 10...