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After another flop, flawed Yankees face uncertain offseason

Oct. 06, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

The New York Yankees’ 12th consecutive season of failure had just ended, and Aaron Boone made an obvious yet stunning admission. “The league’s closed the gap on us. We got to get better. We got to get better in every aspect,” the manager said. ...

Yankees knocked out early by rival Red Sox at Fenway

Oct. 06, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees took a winding route into the AL wild-card game, squeezing in on the final day of a tumultuous season. As their ace pitcher flopped on the Fenway Park mound, not even an appearance by Boston heartbreaker Bucky Dent...

Bogaerts, Red Sox dent Cole, beat Yanks 6-2 in AL wild card

Oct. 06, 2021 00:38 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — As the ball sailed over the center field fence, landing 427 feet from the plate in a horde of happy Red Sox fans, Xander Bogaerts turned to the Boston dugout to flex his muscles before resuming his home run trot. This is the matchup the Yankees wanted. ...

A capsule look at the Yankees-Red Sox playoff game

Oct. 05, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

A look at the American League wild-card game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox: ___ Schedule: Tuesday, at Boston, 8:08 p.m. EDT (ESPN). ___ Season Series: Red Sox won 10-9. ...

Full house: Fans flow, home-field edge back for MLB playoffs

Oct. 05, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier and the Tampa Bay Rays fought furiously in 2020 for their first division title in over a decade, assuring themselves home-field advantage throughout the AL playoffs. In the end, it meant little more than last at-bats and a more...

LEADING OFF: Start 'em up! Yankees vs Red Sox open playoffs

Oct. 04, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ PLAY IT AGAIN All these years later, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are set to meet again at Fenway Park in an all-or-nothing game. The...

A capsule look at the Yankees-Red Sox playoff game

Oct. 04, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

A look at the American League wild-card game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox: ___ Schedule: Tuesday, at Boston, 8:08 p.m. EDT (ESPN). ___ Season Series: Red Sox won 10-9. ...

Betts leads MLB in jersey sales, 4 Dodgers in top 10

Oct. 04, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mookie Betts and the reigning World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers had four of the top 10 selling jerseys in Major League Baseball this season. Betts' No. 50 uniform claimed the top spot for the second straight year after he was acquired prior to...

No scramble, playoffs set: Yanks-Red Sox, Giants win West

Oct. 03, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

Rafael Devers delivered big time for the Boston Red Sox. Aaron Judge did just enough for the New York Yankees. And Buster Posey boosted the San Francisco Giants to the NL West crown, dropping the 106-win Dodgers into a dangerous wild-card game. In a flash, the Major...

Judge delivers in 9th, Yanks clinch playoff spot in final AB

Oct. 03, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Urshela made like Derek Jeter, and Aaron Judge was his quintessential self. After a season of surges and setbacks, the New York Yankees are set to find out who they really are in the postseason. Might as well start against the...