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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...

Sanchez, Yankees beat Orioles for 16th straight time, 6-5

Aug. 14, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees' season-long dominance of the Baltimore Orioles ended with Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres being linked to Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth. And while Sanchez was modest in his thoughts about the achievement, other Yankees did not hesitate to express their amazement. Sanchez's...

Germán becomes majors first 16-game winner as Yanks beat O's

Aug. 13, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — From the outset, there was something different about Domingo Germán. His fastball zipped a little more, setting up an effective curveball and the Yankees got what they needed from their unexpected ace. German pitched seven strong innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors...

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...

Yankees' Encarnación breaks wrist, Hicks hurts elbow

Aug. 4, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the New York Yankees, a doubleheader turned into twice as much of an opportunity for injuries. Edwin Encarnación became the Yankees' 25th player to go on the injured list this year, sustaining a hairline fracture in his right wrist when hit by an 87.1 mph slider from Boston...

Sale fumes as Red Sox get swept by Yankees, lose 7 in row

Aug. 4, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Sale threw an 0-2 fastball at the letters past Gio Urshela in the fourth inning and didn't get the call. He raised both arms as if to say, "What's wrong?" and muttered at plate umpire Mike Estabrook. Sale's outing in a doubleheader opener spun out of control from there, just like...

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...

Hicks' grab, Didi's 7 RBIs lift Yanks over Twins 14-12 in 10

Jul. 24, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After the Yankees and Twins pummeled each other's relievers with one big swing after another, New York center fielder Aaron Hicks dashed and dived for an unforgettable catch to finally end a most memorable game. Hicks made a game-saving grab for the final out in the 10th inning, Didi...

Losses mount for rookie manager Hyde as Orioles rebuild

Jul. 11, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — There might come a time when Brandon Hyde wakes up in the morning, grabs a newspaper and finds the Baltimore Orioles in the standings. For now, the rookie manager simply can't bear to look. The rebuilding Orioles limped into the All-Star break with a major league-worst 27-62 record. During...