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Key people and background in MLB labor negotiations

Nov. 29, 2021 17:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Key people and background in Major League Baseball’s labor negotiations: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT A five-year contract between MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association expires at 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 1. ...

Boras: MLB cancer of trading veterans helped Braves win

Nov. 10, 2021 19:03 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Baseball’s most influential agent said the sport was the victim of a “competitive cancer” caused by teams unloading veterans to accumulate draft picks and said the Atlanta Braves’ World Series title was a direct result of others' tanking. ...

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...