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Jays beat Yanks for 8th straight, 1/2 game back in wild card

Sep. 09, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Blue Jays gave the Yankees a Bronx battering this week they haven't experienced since they were still the Highlanders. The message there, according to manager Charlie Montoyo, is that after nearly two years away from their home park in Toronto,...

Yankees' Taillon out with ankle tear, Britton has TJ surgery

Sep. 09, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees starter Jameson Taillon was added to the 10-day injured list Thursday with a partial tear of a tendon in his right ankle, and manager Aaron Boone also said reliever Zack Britton has had season-ending Tommy John surgery. The reeling Yankees are...

Ohtani hits MLB-high 42nd home run, Angels beat Yankees 8-7

Aug. 31, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has received plenty of attention for his home runs, but the Los Angeles Angels have also been getting power lately from a most unlikely source. While Ohtani hit his major-league leading 42nd home run Monday night, Jack Mayfield...

Anderson HR for Chisox, walkoff end in Field of Dreams game

Aug. 29, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Tim Anderson recently admitted he has never watched “Field of Dreams.” Well, he just submitted a pretty good script for a sequel. Anderson hit a two-run homer with one out in the ninth inning into the cornfield to end the Field of Dreams game...

Judge's single sends Yankees past A's for 12th straight win

Aug. 27, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The surging New York Yankees keep coming up with timely hits, defensive gems or key pitches to pull off close wins — and now they have their best unbeaten run in nearly 60 years because of all those little things. Aaron Judge hit a tiebreaking...

Yankees hit 3 HRs, hold off Braves 5-4 for 11th straight win

Aug. 25, 2021 01:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The streaking Yankees withstood a ninth-inning scare that may have opened future save opportunities to a committee approach. Wandy Peralta retired Freddie Freeman with the bases loaded for the final out, and New York held off the Atlanta Braves 5-4 in a...

Stanton, Yankees win 10th straight, cool off Braves 5-1

Aug. 23, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — In a historic matchup between two of baseball's hottest teams, the New York Yankees kept right on rolling. Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in three runs to carry the Yankees to their 10th straight victory, cooling off the streaking Atlanta Braves 5-1...

Another setback for Yankees LHP Britton, back on IL (elbow)

Aug. 23, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — New York Yankees reliever Zack Britton has sustained another injury setback, going on the 10-day injured list Monday with a strained left elbow. Speaking before the start of an important two-game series against the first-place Atlanta Braves, Yankees...

Voit's double lifts surging Yanks to 7-5 win over Twins

Aug. 19, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Leadoff hitter Luke Voit had a two-run double in New York’s four-run third inning and the surging Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 7-5 Thursday night for their season-high seventh straight victory. Voit made his third start out of the leadoff spot this...

Bronx cheer: Velazquez helps streaking Yanks sweep Red Sox

Aug. 19, 2021 01:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up in the Bronx, Andrew Velazquez remembers attending plenty of Yankees games — though not any specific ones against Boston. “Those tickets were probably too expensive,” he said. Velazquez had much more than a good view...