Latest Justin Wilson News

Yanks rally past Nats 4-3 in 11th, Scherzer strikes out 14

May. 09, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The smallest of hits decided a huge pitching matchup. Max Scherzer overwhelmed batters to dominate a Cy Young Award-winning duel with Corey Kluber, reaching double-digit strikeouts for the 100th time. After...

Altuve's birthday HR answers boos, Astros top Torres, Yanks

May. 06, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Booed relentlessly by angry fans for two days during losses in the Bronx, José Altuve was speaking with Astros manager Dusty Baker before Houston's series finale against the New York Yankees, a game played on the day the All-Star infielder turned 31. ...

Yankees trade Mike Tauchman to Giants for Wandy Peralta

Apr. 27, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired left-handed reliever Wandy Peralta from the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday for outfielder Mike Tauchman. New York also gets a player to be named as part of the deal. Peralta, 29, is 2-1 with two saves...

Mullins hits 2 HRs, leading Harvey, Orioles over Yankees 4-2

Apr. 26, 2021 22:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins hit two home runs and a double, Matt Harvey pitched six impressive innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 4-2 Monday night. Baltimore moved one game ahead of the last-place Yankees in the AL East. ...

Cole outduels Bieber in ace matchup, Yankees edge Indians

Apr. 24, 2021 22:22 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The marquee pitching matchup met high expectations. And as usual, Gerrit Cole exceeded them for the Yankees. “He answered the bell again,” New York manager Aaron Boone said. Cole was one pitch better than Shane Bieber in a...

Hunter-Reay credits aeroscreen for tire not hitting his head

Apr. 23, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay saw the scuff marks on the safety screen surrounding his cockpit and went to find video of the crash he'd just walked away from. It was then that Hunter-Reay learned the right front wheel of Josef Newgarden’s car went...

Yanks stop 5-game skid, beat Braves 3-1 on wild pitch, walk

Apr. 21, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees ended their skid not with an offensive breakout but with key runs that involved no contact. Atlanta Braves reliever Nate Jones threw a tiebreaking wild pitch with slumping Clint Frazier at the plate in the eighth inning and forced in a run...

Rays dominate Yankees 8-2 in matchup of AL East strugglers

Apr. 17, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier was batting in the eighth inning when some Yankees fans erupted, throwing about a half dozen balls on the field and causing the game to be stopped for 2 minutes, 15 seconds. By the end of Friday night, New York manager Aaron Boone let loose...

Higashioka and Cole help Yankees beat Blue Jays 3-1

Apr. 12, 2021 23:09 PM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Higashioka is not Gerrit Cole's personal catcher but they will be paired together a lot. Higashioka omered twice to support Cole, and the New York Yankees beat Toronto 3-1 on Monday night in the Blue Jays temporary home at their spring training...

Hill sharp, Kluber roughed up as Rays beat Yankees 10-5

Apr. 09, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays insist it didn't matter who was on the other side of the field. Yes, it felt good to unveil a couple of more title banners at Tropicana Field and beat the New York Yankees 10-5 in their home opener Friday. However, the...