Latest Gary Sanchez News

Yanks' Boone 'optimistic' about injured Encarnación, Sánchez

Sep. 13, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Friday he's "optimistic" both Edwin Encarnación and Gary Sánchez will be able to return before the end of the season, one day after the sluggers were injured in separate games of a doubleheader victory over Detroit. The news was clearer for...

Happ, Encarnacion boost Yankees over Red Sox 5-1

Sep. 7, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With two more wins before they leave Boston, the New York Yankees would be able to end the three-year run by the Red Sox atop the AL East. That, left-hander J.A. Happ said, would be a nice way to finish up with their longtime rivals for the season. "They won the World Series last year and...

Yankees bash 4 more HRs, sweep Mariners with 7-3 victory

Aug. 29, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A day after hitting a milestone homer, Aaron Judge followed up the 101st of his career. He wasn't alone in another home run barrage by the Bronx Bombers. Gary Sanchez, DJ LeMahieu and Mike Ford all followed Judge's lead with long balls, and the New York Yankees finished off a three-game...

Phillies pound out 17 hits, rout Pirates 12-3

Aug. 28, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. Realmuto had three hits, including a homer and a triple, Corey Dickerson also went deep and the Philadelphia Phillies got 17 hits in a 12-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night. Cesar Hernandez contributed three hits and three RBIs. Rhys Hoskins doubled, tripled...

LEADING OFF: Indians minus Ramírez, Paxton-Sheffield

Aug. 28, 2019 4:36 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: MAKE DO José Ramírez's regular season is over. The postseason remains in play — if the Indians can make it without him. Cleveland's hard-hitting third baseman is expected to need five to seven weeks to recover after underdoing hand surgery....

Judge hits 100th HR, Tanaka dominant as Yanks top M's 7-0

Aug. 28, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Aaron Judge provided the perfect start to a night where Masahiro Tanaka knew he was going to be in the spotlight. Judge delivered. So did Tanaka. Judge became the third-fastest player in baseball history to reach 100 home runs, Tanaka threw seven sharp innings and outpitched Yusei Kikuchi in...

Yankees slugger Aaron Judge 3rd-fastest to hit 100 HRs

Aug. 27, 2019 10:34 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — No. 99 has hit No. 100. New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge became the third-fastest player in history to reach 100 home runs, connecting Tuesday night against Seattle. After DJ LeMahieu singled to open the game, Judge lined the first pitch from Yusei Kikuchi out to center field. The hard...

Sanchez, Yankees beat Orioles for 16th straight time, 6-5

Aug. 14, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees' season-long dominance of the Baltimore Orioles ended with Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres being linked to Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth. And while Sanchez was modest in his thoughts about the achievement, other Yankees did not hesitate to express their amazement. Sanchez's...

Tanaka deals, Chapman gets Guerrero as Yanks top Jays 1-0

Aug. 11, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka turned in a masterful performance but still left Aroldis Chapman with some work to do. Despite a good fight from Toronto's blossoming rookie hitters, the hard-throwing closer was up to the task. Tanaka and Chapman combined on a four-hitter, Brett Gardner had an RBI double,...

Trout hits 1st HR at Fenway, Angels rout Red Sox 12-4

Aug. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Trout hit the first home run of his career at Fenway Park and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout of the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Justin Upton added a three-run homer in the first inning. With his 428-foot drive over the Green Monster in the...