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LEADING OFF: Yankees-Astros play 1-game series in Houston

Jun. 30, 2022 02:19 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ GOING MY WAY? The Yankees and Astros will meet in a one-game series between AL division leaders at Minute Maid Park — it's a makeup of a matchup postponed by the lockout. Both teams...

Verlander dominates, Castro homers, Astros beat Mets 2-0

Jun. 29, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander has that look: four or five days of stubble when he takes the mound, a focused glare, a game-day demeanor that if not quite ornery is admittedly intense. “I can't be that guy that rolls in on start day and is just kind of like loosey-goosey and...

Judge, Stanton homer to bail out Taillon, Yanks top A's 5-3

Jun. 29, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton has seen trailing teams lose their fight a few times in his 13 big league seasons. Just not with these New York Yankees. “We find a way to figure it out every night,” Stanton said. “We're just like, pushing the envelope, boom-boom-boom, until...

Sears pitches major league-best Yankees past lowly A's 2-1

Jun. 28, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Last week, JP Sears was pitching before 4,209 fans at Toledo. Now he was getting a standing ovation from a screaming crowd of 38,051 at Yankee Stadium. “That was awesome. That's something that I really appreciate,” the 26-year-old left-hander said Tuesday night...

Tucker homers, Valdez goes 8 in Astros' 9-1 romp over Mets

Jun. 28, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Tucker gave Astros starter Framber Valdez all the support he needed with a three-run homer in the first inning. Houston piled on anyway. “We scored early and we kept scoring,” manager Dusty Baker said. “That's the thing we got to do.” ...

Toronto beats Boston 7-2; Red Sox win streak ends at 7 games

Jun. 27, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto’s Kevin Gausman gave the Red Sox a rough time as Boston got back to playing its biggest foes in the AL East. Gausman matched a season high with 10 strikeouts over seven innings, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit one of three Toronto home runs and the Blue Jays...

Best-in-MLB Yanks top worst-in-majors A's 9-5 on late rally

Jun. 28, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees lived up to expectations, even trailing by four runs. Unfortunately for Oakland, the Athletics also played to pattern. Two catcher’s interference calls, a hit batter and a walk sparked a bizarre six-run seventh inning...

Yankees' Judge walks off Astros for 2nd time in 4 days

Jun. 26, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge walked over to the stands and gave his bat to Spike Lee, a Yankees fan famous for scripting Hollywood dramas. This weekend's Astros-Yankees series had all the ups, downs and twist endings audiences could handle. And when baseball's award season arrives,...

Stanton HR ends Yanks' 16 1/3-inning hitless slump vs Astros

Jun. 26, 2022 16:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton homered against Houston's José Urquidy with one out in the seventh inning, ending the New York Yankees' hitless drought at 16 1/3 innings and spoiling the Astros' efforts to throw a second consecutive no-hitter in the Bronx. A day after Cristian...

Astros' Javier, bullpen combine to no-hit Yanks in 3-0 win

Jun. 25, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cristian Javier kept sending the New York Yankees back to their dugout in short order, taming his often inconsistent control and thwarting the team with baseball's best record, most runs and preeminent power. “We call him ‘The Reptile,’ because he doesn’t...