Latest Aroldis Chapman News

Judge falls just short of 61, Yanks clinch playoff berth

Sep. 23, 2022 00:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge turned around a fastball in the ninth inning, and the already-standing crowd of 43,123 at Yankee Stadium erupted in noise, wondering, hoping he had hit a record-tying 61st home run and clinched a playoff berth with one mighty swing. Seconds later, groans...

Judge's 60th homer sparks 5-run 9th, Yanks stun Pirates 9-8

Sep. 21, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge sent a sinker soaring into the left-field bleachers, another of his no-doubt drives, and circled the bases for the 60th time. Modest throughout a march into history that now has him level with Babe Ruth, Judge then took a moment far more rare than one of...

Brewers rally from five runs down to beat Yankees 7-6

Sep. 17, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Garrett Mitchell is delivering a flair for the dramatic early in his major league career. Mitchell hit a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied from a five-run deficit to beat Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees 7-6 on Friday...

Chapman activated; other Yankees approaching returns from IL

Sep. 16, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman is back from the injured list after missing nearly a month due to a leg infection he sustained from a tattoo. The AL East-leading Yankees activated Chapman on Friday before a three-game series at Milwaukee. They designated...

Judge homers twice to reach 57, Yanks beat Sox 7-6 in 10

Sep. 14, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — It's a rare thing for a Red Sox fan to cheer for a member of the New York Yankees. Aaron Judge caused some of Boston's faithful to make an exception on his latest visit to Fenway Park Judge hit his major league-leading 56th and 57th home runs, Gleyber...

Yanks HR barrage in 10-4 win opens 5 1/2-game lead over Rays

Sep. 11, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees took several deep breaths and exhaled. An AL East lead that stretched to 15 1/2 games in early July was down to 3 1/2 after Friday, increasing heart rates and blood pressures of a frazzled fanbase. With Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton...

Judge, Yankees start with 7 straight hits, rout Kluber, Rays

Sep. 10, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Leadoff man Aaron Judge singled twice during a six-run first inning off Corey Kluber as the New York Yankees started with seven straight hits for the first time since 1990 and routed the Tampa Bay Rays 10-3 Saturday. Josh Donaldson homered early and Giancarlo...

Judge connects again, hits MLB-best 54th HR, Yanks top Twins

Sep. 05, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge kept up his bruising pace and hit his major league-leading 54th home run, connecting for the third straight day and sending the New York Yankees over the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Monday. Judge has homered in five of his last seven games for the AL East...

Yanks 1B Rizzo gets epidural, out Rays series with back hurt

Sep. 02, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees first baseman Anthony Rizzo will miss a pivotal three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays this weekend after getting an epidural shot for lingering lower back pain. DJ LeMahieu started Friday night in place of Rizzo, who got the...

A's shut down Yankees bats for 2nd straight game in 4-1 win

Aug. 28, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On paper, it looked like a major mismatch, with last-place Oakland sending out a couple of struggling starters against Aaron Judge and the powerful New York Yankees. Instead, the Yankees ended up with five hits in a puzzling set of back-to-back losses. ...