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Gardner, Yankees take advantage of walks, rout Rays 13-5

May. 19, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a season they never quite envisioned, the New York Yankees broke loose for their biggest inning of the year in a way they didn't imagine. Brett Gardner homered early, then got two hits during a seven-run burst in the sixth inning fueled by five walks that sent the Yankees past the Tampa...

Alvarado rebounds, Rays top Yanks 2-1, back into 1st place

May. 18, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — José Alvarado stepped onto the Yankee Stadium mound, 18 hours after walking off with a look of disgust when he wasted a two-run, ninth-inning lead. Luke Voit, whose home run started the previous night's meltdown, singled leading off the 11th. Not this time. Alvarado struck out Aaron...

Didi Gregorius projected to return to Yankees next month

May. 18, 2019 2:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius is projected to return to the New York Yankees next month, a faster recovery from Tommy John surgery than expected. Gregorius is scheduled to play shortstop on Monday at extended spring training in Tampa, Florida, his first game action since surgery on Oct. 17 to replace a...

Sabathia shouts insults at Rays, Yanks rally in 9th to win

May. 18, 2019 1:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia shouted salty insults at the Tampa Bay Rays and said he tried to hit one of their batters. A little while later, it was Gio Urshela who had the last word for the New York Yankees. Urshela's RBI single capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the surging...

Hal Steinbrenner pleased with injury-decimated team's play

May. 17, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner is pleased with the performance of his injury-decimated team. "Considering the adversity we've faced in the first two months of the season, it's phenomenal the job these guys have done," Steinbrenner said Friday at a Yankees extended spring...

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...

O's-Yanks rainout; Morales acquired, Andujar mulls surgery

May. 14, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar was expected to make a decision soon on fixing his injured right shoulder, a plan that could involve missing the rest of the season. In the meantime, Kendrys Morales will be putting on the pinstripes, traded from Oakland to New York for either a...

LEADING OFF: Yanks put Andújar on IL, Paddack vs Kershaw

May. 14, 2019 3:48 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BRONX BOO-BOOS No sooner do the injury-ravaged Yankees finally get a player back than two more go down. On the same day New York activated center fielder Aaron Hicks for the first time this season, third baseman Miguel Andújar and right-hander Jonathan...

Orioles-Yankees game postponed, doubleheader Wednesday

May. 13, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even when the rain finally stopped, the Yankee Stadium outfield was still soaked. And so, the game between the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees was postponed Monday night because of wet field conditions. Play never started and the game was called after a delay of about 2 hours, 15...

Hicks back, but Yankees put Andújar and Loaisiga on IL

May. 13, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — No sooner do the injury-ravaged Yankees finally get a player back than two more go down. On the same day New York activated center fielder Aaron Hicks for the first time this season, third baseman Miguel Andújar and right-hander Jonathan Loaisiga were placed on the 10-day injured list....