Latest Matt Carpenter News

Judge hits No. 44, Yankees beat Mariners 9-4 to stop skid

Aug. 09, 2022 03:04 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — On a night when the Yankees ended their losing streak and Aaron Judge homered yet again, it wasn't all good news for New York. Judge hit his 44th homer, Josh Donaldson went deep and drove in three runs, and the Yankees snapped a five-game skid by beating the Seattle...

Yankees DH Matt Carpenter fractures left foot on foul ball

Aug. 09, 2022 02:57 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — New York Yankees designated hitter Matt Carpenter broke his left foot Monday night when he fouled off a pitch against the Seattle Mariners and will be out indefinitely. Carpenter, wearing a protective boot in the Yankees' clubhouse after their 9-4 win, said he's...

DeJong lifts Cardinals over Yanks 4-3 in Carpenter's return

Aug. 06, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong hit a two-run double with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Cardinals over the New York Yankees 4-3 Friday night in Matt Carpenter's return to St. Louis. Carpenter drew a standing ovation in his first visit back to the city where he played 11...

Haggerty hits pinch homer and M's hang on to beat Yanks 8-6

Aug. 03, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pinch-hitter Sam Haggerty opened the seventh inning with a go-ahead homer, Andrés Muñoz escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth and the Seattle Mariners hung on for a 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night after blowing a four-run lead. The...

Gallo sent to Dodgers by Yankees after strikeout-filled year

Aug. 02, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joey Gallo’s unproductive tenure with the New York Yankees ended when he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday for minor league right-hander Clayton Beeter. The 28-year-old outfielder was acquired from Texas on July 29 last year and hit .159 for the...

Aaron Judge 2nd fastest to 200 HRs, Yankees beat Royals 8-2

Jul. 30, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge became the second-fastest player in major league history to reach 200 career home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Saturday. “Excited to get that one out of the way,” Judge said. “Me and (Aaron Hicks) were kind of...

Yankees get OF Benintendi from Royals for 3 minor leaguers

Jul. 28, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired All-Star outfielder Andrew Benintendi from the Kansas City Royals for three minor league pitchers on Wednesday night in what could be the first in a flurry of moves ahead of next week’s trade deadline. The AL East leaders sent...

Yanks' Stanton goes on 10-day IL with Achilles tendinitis

Jul. 26, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton could miss a few weeks because of tendinitis in his left Achilles. Limited to one at-bat during the final two games of last weekend's series at Baltimore, the four-time All-Star was put on the 10-day injured list before Tuesday...

Pitch clocks, shift limits, larger bases in MLB's future

Jul. 18, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and the rest of major league pitchers are likely to be looking over their shoulders next season — at a pitch clock. Clocks have cut the length of minor league games by about a half-hour this year, and baseball officials appear...

Cole, Carpenter send Yanks over Red Sox 13-2; Sale hurt

Jul. 17, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole hardly believes he's solved pitching to Rafael Devers. At least he doesn't have to worry about quieting teammate Matt Carpenter's bat. The rest of the Yankees are satisfied with concluding a memorable first half with two decisive wins over their longtime...