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Boone, Gardner, Yanks again hammer umps, beat Indians 6-5

Aug. 17, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Again, again and again, the New York Yankees kept hammering away. At the umpires — and the Cleveland Indians, too. Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the Yankees threw another severe temper tantrum Saturday, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team...

Tanaka, Judge help Yankees rebound with 3-2 win over Indians

Aug. 17, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge was happy with his first multihit game in nearly two weeks, but it was a defensive gem by teammate Brett Gardner that had the right fielder buzzing. In a game with a postseason feel, Judge broke out of his slump with two hits and two runs, Gardner made a game-saving catch in...

Santana homers in bottom of 9th, Indians top Red Sox 6-5

Aug. 13, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning to send the Cleveland Indians to a 6-5 win over the fast-fading Boston Red Sox on Monday night and back into first-place in the AL Central. After the Red Sox tied it in the top of the inning, Santana connected on a 2-2 pitch from Marcus...

Torres (13 homers vs Os) lifts Yanks to doubleheader sweep

Aug. 12, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres walked to the plate in the eighth inning with runners on first and second, two outs and the Yankees ahead by five runs. Baltimore called for an intentional walk, and who could blame the Orioles? Torres hit three of New York's seven home runs in an 8-5, 11-8 doubleheader sweep...

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,...

Yankees hit 5 HRs, rip Orioles 14-2 for 8th straight win

Aug. 7, 2019 11:33 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Having deflated the Baltimore Orioles' spirit with an unprecedented show of power, the New York Yankees bid farewell to Camden Yards for 2019 after going 10-0 in a ballpark that simply could not contain their fence-busting lineup. Gio Urshela and Kyle Higashioka each hit two home runs, and...

Yankees hit 6 HRs, beat Orioles 9-4 for 7th straight win

Aug. 7, 2019 12:48 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Over the course of two defining games, the New York Yankees showed why they are atop the AL East and the last-place Baltimore Orioles learned they're not even close to making up the difference. One night after hitting five home runs, the Yankees went one better Tuesday against the Orioles'...

Yanks' Sabathia: Knee pain always at least 8 on scale of 10

Aug. 3, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, on the injured list for the third time this season, says the pain in his surgically repaired right knee has been constant for five years. "It's always the same. If I had to scale it on a scale of one to 10, it's always an eight and when it's bad it's 10," he...

Gleyber Torres hits slam, Yankees beat Red Sox 4-2

Aug. 2, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a first-inning grand slam, left-hander James Paxton cruised after that and the New York Yankees three-hit the Boston Red Sox in a 4-2 victory Friday night. Boston has lost five straight for the first time since 2015 and dropped 11 ½ games behind first-place New York...

Torres hits slam, Yankees 3-hit skidding Red Sox 4-2

Aug. 2, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, the box score for James Paxton looked ugly after three outs. The eye test told Yankees manager Aaron Boone something different. "I thought he threw the snot out of the ball in the first inning," he said. Gleyber Torres wiped up Paxton's mess with a grand slam, and the...