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LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yanks over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS

Oct. 19, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton was filled with nerves, and so were New York Yankees fans, worried the season was slipping away. Tension only surged when the top of the first featured a little grounder that got away, a passed ball and a run-scoring wild pitch. No worries. Boom! DJ LeMahieu drove Justin...

Sabathia has dislocated shoulder, big league career over

Oct. 18, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia walked into Yankee Stadium's interview room with his left arm in a sling Friday, 16 hours after shuffling off the mound in pain following the 58,692nd and final pitch of his major league career. That powerful left shoulder — which earned six All-Star appearances, the 2007...

Paxton leaves early, Yankees hit 6 homers to top Texas 14-7

Sep. 28, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — While injuries have been a pain in the rear for the Yankees, they're hopeful a tight muscle in James Paxton's buttocks won't be an issue in the playoffs. The left-hander was removed from his final start before the postseason after one inning, overshadowing six home runs by New York...

More injury woes for Yankees in doubleheader sweep of Tigers

Sep. 12, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The New York Yankees wrapped up their visit to Detroit with two victories and a couple new injuries. All-Star catcher Gary Sánchez became the Yankees' latest health concern when he exited the second game of Thursday's doubleheader with left groin tightness as New York beat Detroit 6-4...