Latest Luke Voit News

Yankees welcome back injured slugger Giancarlo Stanton

Jun. 18, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton returned from the injured list and was in the lineup for Tuesday night's scheduled game against division rival Tampa Bay. The 2017 National League MVP was to bat fifth and play right field. Stanton last appeared in a big league game on March 31,...

Giolito, Jimenez lead White Sox to 10-2 romp over Yankees

Jun. 15, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito called it a "grinder game." The White Sox simply called it another victory. Giolito pitched into the seventh inning for his ninth straight win, Eloy Jimenez hit two three-run homers and Chicago pounded the New York Yankees 10-2 on Friday night. Giolito (10-1) gave up a solo...

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...

Mets-Yankees game postponed by rain; split DH on Tuesday

Jun. 10, 2019 10:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first Subway Series game of the season never got on track Monday night. The scheduled opener between the New York Mets and New York Yankees was postponed because of rain at Yankee Stadium. The game was called about 30 minutes before it was supposed to start and will be made up Tuesday...

Rookie Plesac gets first win as Indians down Yankees 5-2

Jun. 7, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach Plesac followed a family tradition. Like his uncle, his first major league win came against baseball's most celebrated team. Plesac dodged some early danger and pitched seven strong innings, Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians posted a 5-2 win over the New...

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...

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...

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 HRs jolt Paddack, Paxton fine in 7-0 win over Padres

May. 29, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Paddack ran to the mound, eager to make this start. Already a rookie sensation, he savored the moment. "As a kid, you tell yourself ... bases loaded, two outs, bottom of the ninth inning, Yankee Stadium," the San Diego newcomer said. "Here it is." A beautiful thought. The reality was...

Hosmer homers, Padres go deep into 'pen to hold off Yanks

May. 28, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sorry, Yankee fans. Padres manager Andy Green didn't want to be out in the rain, either. Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer during a big first inning against Masahiro Tanaka, Green burned through his bullpen during a soggy seventh and the Padres held off the New York Yankees 5-4 Tuesday...