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After another flop, flawed Yankees face uncertain offseason

Oct. 06, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

The New York Yankees’ 12th consecutive season of failure had just ended, and Aaron Boone made an obvious yet stunning admission. “The league’s closed the gap on us. We got to get better. We got to get better in every aspect,” the manager said. ...

Red Sox leave Martinez off WC roster; Yanks start Urshela

Oct. 05, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Designated hitter J.D. Martinez was left off the Red Sox roster for their one-game wild-card playoff against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, two days after he twisted his ankle running out to the field in a rare defensive appearance. New York, meanwhile,...

A capsule look at the Yankees-Red Sox playoff game

Oct. 05, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

A look at the American League wild-card game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox: ___ Schedule: Tuesday, at Boston, 8:08 p.m. EDT (ESPN). ___ Season Series: Red Sox won 10-9. ...

Full house: Fans flow, home-field edge back for MLB playoffs

Oct. 05, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier and the Tampa Bay Rays fought furiously in 2020 for their first division title in over a decade, assuring themselves home-field advantage throughout the AL playoffs. In the end, it meant little more than last at-bats and a more...

A capsule look at the Yankees-Red Sox playoff game

Oct. 04, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

A look at the American League wild-card game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox: ___ Schedule: Tuesday, at Boston, 8:08 p.m. EDT (ESPN). ___ Season Series: Red Sox won 10-9. ...

LEADING OFF: Manic Monday often spells trouble for managers

Oct. 03, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Monday: ___ JOB JEOPARDY Every year, the day after the regular season can be dicey for managers whose teams didn’t do so well. Might not be any different this time as a few clubs...

Yanks' LeMahieu to IL with sports hernia, Voit done for year

Oct. 03, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees put All-Star infielder DJ LeMahieu on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a sports hernia ahead of their scheduled regular-season finale against the Tampa Bay Rays. New York also transferred slugger Luke Voit to the 60-day injured list,...

Lowe hits 3 HRs, Rays roll 12-2 to prevent Yankees WC clinch

Oct. 03, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After 161 games, the New York Yankees still need one more victory. No simple task against Brandon Lowe and a 100-win Tampa Bay team that's a consistent thorn in their side. Lowe hit three home runs and the Rays rolled to a 12-2...

LeMahieu has sports hernia, will need offseason surgery

Oct. 02, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu has a sports hernia that will require offseason surgery, but the New York Yankees' leadoff hitter will attempt to play through the injury in October. The major league batting champion last year, LeMahieu was out of the starting lineup again...

Judge HRs twice, Yankees beat Jays 6-2 to extend WC lead

Sep. 30, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge hit two of New York’s five home runs and the Yankees extended their AL wild-card lead by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 Thursday night. Gleyber Torres and Anthony Rizzo also connected off Blue Jays starter Robbie Ray, and Brett Gardner...