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Meadows, Arozarena homer, AL champ Rays beat Yankees 4-0

Apr. 10, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays keep finding ways to frustrate the New York Yankees. Austin Meadows and Randy Arozarena homered off Domingo Germán, helping the Rays extend their mastery over their AL East rivals with a 4-0 victory on Saturday. ...

Hill sharp, Kluber roughed up as Rays beat Yankees 10-5

Apr. 09, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays insist it didn't matter who was on the other side of the field. Yes, it felt good to unveil a couple of more title banners at Tropicana Field and beat the New York Yankees 10-5 in their home opener Friday. However, the...

Santander hoses Urshela for last out, O's beat Yanks in 11

Apr. 07, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Santander delivered a dart from right field, a game-saver to home plate for the Orioles. He might not have had the chance if Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres had gotten a routine throw across the diamond an inning earlier. ...

Cole 7 shutout innings, 13 Ks leads Yanks over Orioles 7-2

Apr. 07, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Much was amiss in Gerrit Cole's first year with the New York Yankees. With his second season in the Bronx closer to normal, he spent all night making bats miss. Cole struck out 13 and walked none over seven...

Sánchez homers again, Kluber debuts, Yanks beat Jays 5-3

Apr. 03, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cory Kluber kept hitters mostly to humdrum contact off the bat — fitting for the monotone man they call Klubot. Restricted by injuries to one inning in the previous two seasons, the two-time Cy Young Award winner induced six ground-ball outs and five...

Blue Jays beat Yankees 3-2 in 10th inning as fans return

Apr. 01, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julian Merryweather had to get used to fans in the stands, having debuted last summer in an empty ballpark. He was surprised the 10th inning started with a runner on second. No matter. The Toronto Blue Jays turned Yankee Stadium as silent as it was...

Chisox star Jiménez out 5-6 months, Rays' Anderson ailing

Mar. 26, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

A week before opening day, the Chicago White Sox found out slugger Eloy Jiménez will be closed down for most of the season. Jiménez is expected to be sidelined for five to six months after rupturing his left pectoral tendon trying to make a play in the outfield during...

American League East Preview Capsules

Mar. 18, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

Capsules of American League East teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ Tampa Bay Rays 2020: 40-20, first place, AL champions, lost to Dodgers in World Series. Manager: Kevin Cash (seventh season). ...

Yanks lefty Britton has elbow surgery, likely out until May

Mar. 15, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees left-hander Zack Britton had surgery Monday to remove a bone chip from his pitching elbow. The reliever is likely to be out until at least May and perhaps until summer. The team has not specified a timeframe. ...

Yanks' Britton needs surgery to remove elbow bone chip

Mar. 09, 2021 22:33 PM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — The Yankees failed to make it out of spring training without a significant injury. Left-hander Zack Britton needs arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone chip from his pitching elbow, and New York's No. 2 reliever behind closer Aroldis Chapman seems...