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In this Aug. 21, 2017, photo, baseball scout Gary Hughes, left, talks with Milwaukee Brewers managers Craig Counsell before a baseball game in San Francisco. Hughes' son, Michael, is married to Counsell's sister. Hughes, a beloved longtime professional scout for numerous big league organizations during a 54-year career, has died in Northern California after a battle with cancer. He was 79. Hughes was a regular at Bay Area ballparks in recent years working for the Red Sox and Diamondbacks. Arizona announced his death in a statement Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, saying he died earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Janie McCauley)

Longtime baseball pro scout Gary Hughes dies at 79

Sep. 19, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gary Hughes, a beloved professional scout for numerous big league organizations during a 54-year career, has died in Northern California after a battle with cancer. He was 79. Hughes was a regular at Bay Area ballparks in recent years working for the Red Sox and Diamondbacks. Arizona...

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, sits with general manager Brian Cashman, center, and senior vice president of baseball operations Mark Newman while watching spring training baseball workouts Friday, Feb. 15, 2008 in Tampa, Fla. Newman, a key front office executive for the New York Yankees during their run of five World Series titles from 1996 through 2009, was found dead Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at his home in Tampa, Fla. He was 71. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Mark Newman, oversaw Yankees' prospects, dead at 71

Sep. 12, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Newman, a key front office executive for the New York Yankees during their run of five World Series titles from 1996 through 2009, was found dead Saturday at his home in Tampa, Florida. He was 71. The Yankees said it was not clear whether he died Friday or Saturday. The team was not...

New York Yankees' Luke Voit hits a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the second baseball game of the team's doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Voit's 6 RBIs, Cole's gem help Yankees sweep DH vs Orioles

Sep. 11, 2020 10:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitching, power, savvy on the bases — the Yankees pummeled the Orioles every which way Friday night. Gerrit Cole threw a seven-inning two-hitter in a 6-0 doubleheader opener, Luke Voit hit a pair of three-run homers in a 10-1 nightcap romp, and New York thumped Baltimore to win a...

New York Yankees starting pitcher Deivi Garcia throws to a Toronto Blue Jays batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

García 1st MLB win, Yankees end 5-game skid, top Blue Jays

Sep. 9, 2020 10:48 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Deivi García earned his first major league win, Gleyber Torres drove in four runs and the New York Yankees snapped a five-game losing streak, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Wednesday night. The Yankees had lost 15 of 20 and fallen to the edge of the expanded playoff field....

File-Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente. The Pittsburgh Pirates will honor Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente when they wear No. 21 against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. The team believes this is an important step into having Clemente's number retired by Major League Baseball(Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP, File)/

LEADING OFF: Pirates, Puerto Rican MLBers wear Clemente's 21

Sep. 9, 2020 3:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ REMEMBERING ROBERTO All Pirates players and coaches will wear No. 21 against the White Sox as part of Roberto Clemente Day. Major League Baseball has also given permission for players of Puerto Rican descent on other teams to wear the number for the day. The...

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1999, file photo, American League President Gene Budig waits for the start of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, in Boston. Former American League president Gene Budig has died at age 81. The Charleston RiverDogs, which Budig co-owned, announced Budig's death on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Gene Budig, academic who ran American League, dies at 81

Sep. 9, 2020 1:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Budig, the self-effacing educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska who became the head of three major universities and the last president of the American League, died Tuesday. He was 81. His death was announced by the commissioner’s office and the Charleston RiverDogs,...

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sánchez looks at his glove after dropping a foul hit by Toronto Blue Jays' Cavan Biggio during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Yanks fall to Blue Jays 2-1, have lost 5 in row and 15 of 20

Sep. 8, 2020 10:38 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Gary Sánchez and the slumping New York Yankees lost their fifth in a row Tuesday night and fell for the 15th time in 20 games, again failing to get clutch hits in a 2-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Hours after general manager Brian Cashman tried to change his team’s...

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sánchez, center, talks with manager Aaron Boone, right, during batting practice before a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Sanchez back in Yanks lineup, Cashman talks to wobbling team

Sep. 8, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

Slumping catcher Gary Sánchez returned to the New York Yankees' lineup Tuesday night, hours after general manager Brian Cashman spoke to the struggling team in Buffalo, New York. Cashman tried to reinvigorate a roster that has lost four straight games and 14 of 19, a slump that has dropped New York back in...

New York Yankees pitcher Adam Ottavino walks to the dugout after being pulled during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Green, Ottavino waste lead, hit hard as Jays top Yanks 12-7

Sep. 8, 2020 12:04 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Chad Green and Adam Ottavino were routed during a 10-run sixth inning that included Danny Jansen’s grand slam, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Yankees 12-7 Monday night and send skidding New York to its sixth loss in seven games. New York has lost four straight and...

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow winds up during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Glasnow overpowers Yanks as Rays go to 7-1 vs NY this season

Aug. 31, 2020 11:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a decade spent chasing their big-budget AL East rivals, the Tampa Bay Rays are pummeling the New York Yankees. “We’ve had some really good battles over the years and they’ve always kicked our butts here at their place,” Rays veteran Kevin Kiermiaer said....