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New York Yankees' Gerrit Cole pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader game Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Meadows, Rays split with Yankees in 7-inning doubleheader

Aug. 8, 2020 9:10 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows hit a two-run single, and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the New York Yankees 5-3 for a split of seven-inning games in a doubleheader Saturday. The Yankees won the opener 8-4 as ace Gerrit Cole came within one strike of earning his 20th straight regular-season win....

New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres bats in a run-scoring double play off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zack Wheeler during the first inning of the first baseball game in doubleheader, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Tauchman’s RBI double helps Yanks earn DH split vs Phils

Aug. 5, 2020 11:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once Aaron Nola left the game, the New York Yankees took advantage. Mike Tauchman’s tiebreaking double in the seventh inning sent the Yankees to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies and a split of their seven-inning doubleheader Wednesday. Bryce Harper and J.T. Realmuto...

New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Cole wins 19th in row, beats Phils 6-3 in pinstripes debut

Aug. 4, 2020 2:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This was not what Gerrit Cole had in mind for his debut in pinstripes, and yet it was. Cole extended his regular-season streak of victories to 19, leading New York over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Monday night for the Yankees' seventh win in a row. With the Yankee Stadium seats empty...

Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Andrew McCutchen (22) tracks the path of Gio Urshela's sixth-inning, three-run home run as Phillies catrching coach Greg Brodzinski ducks in the bullpen in a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Phillies return from layoff, lose to Cole and Yankees 6-3

Aug. 4, 2020 2:38 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia had not taken the field since July 26. Jake Arrieta had not been on a mound for a game that mattered since last Aug. 11. And the big return came against no less than the surging New York Yankees and Gerrit Cole, baseball's hottest pitcher, who was making his debut in...

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge follows through on an eighth-inning, two-run home run against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Red Sox catcher Kevin Plawecki is at right. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Red-hot Judge powers streaking Yankees past Red Sox 9-7

Aug. 3, 2020 12:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge insists he's not quite locked in at the plate yet. Tell that to his teammates — or the Boston Red Sox. The big slugger homered twice and drove in five runs, connecting for the fifth straight game and breaking an eighth-inning tie with a tape-measure shot that powered the...

New York Yankees relief pitcher Nick Nelson throws in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Nelson 3 hitless innings wins debut, Yanks' win 5th in row

Aug. 2, 2020 1:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Nelson was beaming. He had pitched three hitless innings for his major league debut in the New York Yankees' 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. And after after reaching the postgame interview room, the 24-year-old right-hander learned he had been credited with the...

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge reacts as he approaches home plate after hitting a two-run home run during the third inning of the baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, Friday, July 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Judge HR, Montgomery sharp, Yanks top Red Sox in home opener

Jul. 31, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — His chambers left empty, Aaron Judge still rules right field at Yankee Stadium. Judge homered for the third straight night, Jordan Montgomery cut up one of the league's hottest lineups in his 2020 debut and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Friday in their first home game...

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Nats star Juan Soto positive for COVID-19, out for opener

Jul. 23, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Highlighting the pitfalls of beginning the baseball season amid a pandemic, Washington Nationals slugger Juan Soto tested positive for COVID-19 and was put on the injured list Thursday, hours before the 2019 World Series champions were scheduled to face the New York Yankees on opening...

New York Yankees D.J. LeMahieu right, leans away from an inside pitch during the second inning of an exhibition game against the New York Mets, Sunday, July 19, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Mets catcher Rene Rivera is at left. It was LeMahieu's first appearance in a game since returning to the team following a positive coronavirus test. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Cessa rejoins Yankees after recovering from coronavirus

Jul. 20, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Luis Cessa threw a 31-pitch bullpen on Monday as he returned from a layoff caused by a positive test for the coronavirus. The 28-year-old right-hander is not sure how he became infected. He had been in Arizona, where he lives with his girlfriend, and they both tested...

FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu, top right, connects for a solo home run against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series in New York. LeMahieu returned to the field for the Yankees on Friday, July 17, 2020, after missing nearly two weeks with COVID-19. Manager Aaron Boone announced on July 4 that LeMahieu and right-hander Luis Cessa tested positive for the coronavirus before traveling to New York and said they were self-isolating at home. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Yanks' LeMahieu unsure for opener after positive COVID test

Jul. 18, 2020 10:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu isn't sure if he'll be ready for Thursday’s season opener after missing much of preseason camp because of a positive coronavirus test, while third baseman Gio Urshela appeared to be OK after he was hurt during warmups before an exhibition game...