Latest Zack Britton News

Guerrero's homer lifts Jays, deals Yanks 3rd straight loss

Jun. 6, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Zack Britton and the New York Yankees saw lengthy streaks come to an end. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Britton in a five-run eighth inning, Randal Grichuk had a pair of homers and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Yankees 11-7, sending New York to its...

LeMahieu leads Happ, surging Yankees past Red Sox 4-1

Jun. 1, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't let DJ LeMahieu's professional demeanor fool you. "He's out there to rip your heart out," New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said, "and he plays with an edge." A pumped-up LeMahieu homered and hit an RBI double off the wall against Chris Sale, sending the surging Yankees to a 4-1...

Machado booed, Yanks top Padres 5-2, win 8th in 9 games

May. 27, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees fans drubbed Manny Machado with the same intensity Clint Frazier, Brett Gardner and Gary Sánchez pounded the baseball. The $300 million infielder was greeted with loud boos and chants of "Over-rated!" on Monday in his first visit to New York since free agency. Machado went 1...

Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight

May. 26, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chance Adams didn't get to Kauffman Stadium on Saturday until midway through the first game of a day-night doubleheader. He had an early flight out of Syracuse, New York, then caught a connecting flight in Chicago before finally getting to the stadium around 1 p.m. Adams, called up...

Yankees use bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles 6-5 for sweep

May. 23, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Perhaps figuring that Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez were worn out from circling the bases, Yankees manager Aaron Boone wrote out a starting lineup without both sluggers in the finale of a four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. The benefit of such a move was that both were...

Sánchez homer caps Yankees comeback in 10-7 win over Orioles

May. 20, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Late in the game with the outcome still not quite decided, the New York Yankees played up to their reputation. At the same time, the Baltimore Orioles put all their youth and inexperience on full display. Gary Sánchez hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to cap a New York rally...

Torres' 3 HR lift Yankees over Orioles in doubleheader sweep

May. 15, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Day turned into something of a nightmare for the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Gleyber Torres hit three home runs during a doubleheader sweep, including a solo shot in the nightcap, and Domingo Germán became the majors' first eight-game winner in the New York Yankees' 3-1...

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...

Happ, Yankees hold Mariners to 2 hits in 3-1 victory

May. 9, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fired up from his first pitch to his last, J.A. Happ gave the New York Yankees a great getaway. Happ and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, Cameron Maybin contributed with his bat and glove, and the Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Thursday night. "He was pretty intense...

Voit homers, drives in 3 to power Yankees past Giants, 7-3

Apr. 27, 2019 3:13 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For a team used to winning championships around some of the biggest names in sports, this isn't supposed to happen. But with a major league-leading 13 players on the injured list, the New York Yankees have turned to a bunch of lesser-known names. So far, so good. Luke Voit homered and...