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Alonso helps Mets gain split; Voit lifts Yanks in opener

Jun. 11, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to All-Star first basemen, Pete Alonso and Luke Voit are on track to become New York's power couple. Alonso hit a three-run homer in the first inning off an ineffective James Paxton, J.D. Davis and Carlos Gómez also went deep, and the Mets beat the Yankees 10-4 Tuesday...

Price finally solves Yankees as Red Sox win 8-5 to stop skid

Jun. 3, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Price picked an excellent time to erase his Boston zero in the Bronx. The left-hander finally won at Yankee Stadium for the first time with the Red Sox, backed by early homers from J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts in an 8-5 victory over New York on Sunday night . "It was a...

New York Yankees welcome Boston Red Sox

May. 31, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

Boston Red Sox (29-27, third in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (36-19, first in the AL East) New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Chris Sale (1-6, 4.19 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 88 strikeouts) Yankees: J.A. Happ (4-3, 5.09 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 50 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: The Yankees are 16-4 against the...

Yankees beat Rays 7-1, take 2 of 3 from AL East leaders

May. 12, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka and Tropicana Field were both lights out. Tanaka outpitched reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, Thairo Estrada homered just after play resumed following a ninth-inning power outage and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 Sunday to take two of...

Yankees plan to activate Hicks on Monday

May. 12, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees plan to activate center fielder Aaron Hicks before Monday's homestand opener against the Baltimore Orioles. Hicks hurt his back during batting practice March 1 and needed a pair of cortisone shots. He went 3 for 4 with two doubles and a homer for...

Yankees activate Miguel Andújar lose Paxton to injured list

May. 4, 2019 12:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Andújar was activated by Yankees on Saturday and New York lost pitcher James Paxton to the 10-day injury list. Andújar, who missed 28 games because of a small labrum tear in his right shoulder, was batting fourth and playing third base against the Minnesota Twins. Paxton...

Clint Frazier becomes 15th Yankee to go on injured list

Apr. 25, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clint Frazier became the Yankees' 15th player to go on the injured list, sidelined because of a sprained left ankle, and New York acquired Cameron Maybin from the Cleveland Indians for $25,000 to gain outfield depth. Frazier, a 24-year-old outfielder, is hitting .324 with six homers...

Judge has 'pretty significant strain,' will be out a while

Apr. 21, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge won't be back with the New York Yankees anytime soon, a further blow to an injury-decimated team with a mediocre record 3½ weeks into the season. New York's biggest offensive threat and the heart of its clubhouse went on the injured list for the third time in four seasons...

1B Logan Morrison agrees to minor league deal with Yankees

Apr. 20, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Logan Morrison agreed to a minor league contract Friday with the New York Yankees, who sought another first base option with Greg Bird again on the injured list. If added to the 40-man roster, Morrison would get a one-year contract with a $1 million salary while in the major leagues....