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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. ...

Yankees knocked out early by rival Red Sox at Fenway

Oct. 06, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees took a winding route into the AL wild-card game, squeezing in on the final day of a tumultuous season. As their ace pitcher flopped on the Fenway Park mound, not even an appearance by Boston heartbreaker Bucky Dent...

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. ...

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. ...

Jays beat Yanks for 8th straight, 1/2 game back in wild card

Sep. 09, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Blue Jays gave the Yankees a Bronx battering this week they haven't experienced since they were still the Highlanders. The message there, according to manager Charlie Montoyo, is that after nearly two years away from their home park in Toronto,...

Yankees' Taillon out with ankle tear, Britton has TJ surgery

Sep. 09, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees starter Jameson Taillon was added to the 10-day injured list Thursday with a partial tear of a tendon in his right ankle, and manager Aaron Boone also said reliever Zack Britton has had season-ending Tommy John surgery. The reeling Yankees are...

Ohtani hits MLB-high 42nd home run, Angels beat Yankees 8-7

Aug. 31, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has received plenty of attention for his home runs, but the Los Angeles Angels have also been getting power lately from a most unlikely source. While Ohtani hit his major-league leading 42nd home run Monday night, Jack Mayfield...

Anderson HR for Chisox, walkoff end in Field of Dreams game

Aug. 29, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Tim Anderson recently admitted he has never watched “Field of Dreams.” Well, he just submitted a pretty good script for a sequel. Anderson hit a two-run homer with one out in the ninth inning into the cornfield to end the Field of Dreams game...

Judge's single sends Yankees past A's for 12th straight win

Aug. 27, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The surging New York Yankees keep coming up with timely hits, defensive gems or key pitches to pull off close wins — and now they have their best unbeaten run in nearly 60 years because of all those little things. Aaron Judge hit a tiebreaking...

Yankees hit 3 HRs, hold off Braves 5-4 for 11th straight win

Aug. 25, 2021 01:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The streaking Yankees withstood a ninth-inning scare that may have opened future save opportunities to a committee approach. Wandy Peralta retired Freddie Freeman with the bases loaded for the final out, and New York held off the Atlanta Braves 5-4 in a...