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Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2

Apr. 20, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two starts into his final season, CC Sabathia has yet to allow an earned run. Even at 38 years old, he's still playing stopper for the Yankees while closing in on some impressive milestones. Sabathia got his first win of the year and Brett Gardner hit a two-run homer as New York beat the...

Gardner slam lifts Yanks over Red Sox 5-3 for 2-game sweep

Apr. 18, 2019 1:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner smiled through the fog left from a gaudy celebration in the New York Yankees clubhouse, part of the new postgame routine that includes the razzle-dazzle of a smoke machine and strobe lights. "I think the idea was to play it after we win big games," he said. This was as big as...

Welcome to the rivalry: Paxton Ks 12, Yanks rout Red Sox 8-0

Apr. 16, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton and Chris Sale came out firing in this year's first edition of baseball's biggest rivalry. Paxton pumping 99 mph, and Sale nearing 98. Only one of those hard-throwing lefties got results to match. Paxton struck out 12 in his first pinstriped clash with Boston, Sale found his...

Sabathia cruises in return from angioplasty, Yanks 1-hit CHW

Apr. 13, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia performed a big league first Saturday: consecutive regular season starts of at least five innings, no walks and no more than one hit. Among Sabathia's more remarkable feats, considering what came between. "That is classic CC right there," said Yankees manager Aaron Boone....

Jiménez hits 1st 2 HRs, ChiSox top Yanks in soggy 6+ innings

Apr. 12, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a pair of thunderous homers on a soggy night in the Bronx, likely the first of many connections for the powerful young slugger. For the New York Yankees, staying above water is getting more difficult by the day. Jiménez hit his first two major league homers,...

Altuve homers twice as Astros sweep Yankees for first time

Apr. 11, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve needed video review to confirm his first home run Wednesday night. His second shot was a no-doubter — just like the Houston Astros' status as a team to beat in the American League. Altuve hit two homers, Carlos Correa homered with three RBIs and the Astros completed their...

Altuve homers, Springer helps Astros rally past Yankees 6-3

Apr. 10, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch saw his team's at-bats improving as the game went along Tuesday night. That seems to be happening a lot lately for a Houston squad that's heated up after a tough start to the season. Jose Altuve hit his 100th homer and George Springer's two-run double in the eighth...

Altuve, Correa help Astros rally for 4-3 win over Yankees

Apr. 9, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit the ball a really long way. Carlos Correa did just the opposite to win the game for the Houston Astros. Altuve homered to the train tracks above left field to get the Astros on the board, and Correa's broken-bat RBI infield single in the eighth inning helped them rally past...

No relief: Ottavino feels Ruth's wrath in digital commercial

Apr. 8, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Ottavino took the mound, wearing a flannel uniform and a glove half the size of his regular leather. Up to the plate stepped the Babe Ruth, the Sultan of Swat himself. The Bambino hit five thunderous drives as the pitcher turned his head to watch the balls soar. Hey, Babe: Facing...

Judge gives Yanks a scare, but sprawling catch preserves win

Apr. 1, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar had already joined the Yankees' long injured list when Aaron Judge sprinted into right-center field and made a spectacular, sprawling grab on Niko Goodrum's hard-hit liner to preserve a two-run lead in the eighth inning. Judge snapped the webbing around...