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Mets rally in 8th again, beat Yankees 4-2 in Subway Series

Jul. 3, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All night long, Michael Conforto had chances to come through. Once he finally did, the New York Mets were riding high at Citi Field. Conforto busted out of his slump in a big way, hitting a two-run double that snapped an eighth-inning tie and lifted the Mets over the New York Yankees 4-2 on...

Yankees 1B Voit goes on injured list with strained abdomen

Jul. 2, 2019 8:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees first baseman Luke Voit was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday after straining his abdomen against the Boston Red Sox in London last weekend. The move leaves the AL East leaders without one of their steadiest sluggers this season. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Voit is hitting .280...

Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays

Jun. 26, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and his teammates were joking about which one of them would hit the home run that gave the New York Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball. The 6-foot-7 slugger, batting second in the lineup, predicted the mark might fall in the first inning. Judge was...

Yankees cut Morales, recall Tarpley from minors

Jun. 25, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrys Morales has been cut by the New York Yankees. The veteran designated hitter and first baseman was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Tuesday and designated for assignment. New York also recalled left-hander Stephen Tarpley from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Tarpley replaces...

Yankees get slugger Encarnación in trade with Mariners

Jun. 16, 2019 10:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, adding another feared slugger to what could be baseball's most powerful lineup when Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton return from injuries. Seattle is sending the...

García's homer lifts White Sox over Yankees 5-4

Jun. 14, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox manager Rick Renteria thought his team had a lot of good at-bats Thursday night. The biggest and best one belonged to Leury García. "Huge," Renteria said. "It was a great at-bat." García hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning, lifting Chicago...

Yankees slugger Stanton could return next week

Jun. 14, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees could get Giancarlo Stanton back next week after the slugger was shelved by a series of injuries, and Aaron Judge also is getting closer after being sidelined by a strained left oblique. Stanton is taking his minor league rehab assignment to Triple-A...

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...

Yanks bullpen covers 5 1/3 scoreless, NY beats Red Sox 5-3

Jun. 2, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — While players on the Yankees bench gaped at Gary Sánchez's one-handed homer, manager Aaron Boone was already thinking about his next relief pitcher. "Once we got the lead," he said, "we felt like we had a chance to really roll out our guys." No surprise — Boone's bullpen big...