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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...

Bogaerts, Red Sox dent Cole, beat Yanks 6-2 in AL wild card

Oct. 06, 2021 00:38 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — As the ball sailed over the center field fence, landing 427 feet from the plate in a horde of happy Red Sox fans, Xander Bogaerts turned to the Boston dugout to flex his muscles before resuming his home run trot. This is the matchup the Yankees wanted. ...

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,...

Longtime rivals Red Sox, Yankees, back at it in AL wild card

Oct. 04, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Oh, it’s on. A day before he is scheduled to face the Red Sox in the AL wild-card game, New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole dropped the name that dare not be spoken within the confines of Fenway Park — at least not since the last one-game playoff between...

Plenty of drama this year with current playoff format

Oct. 04, 2021 03:25 AM EDT

Baseball's regular season closed with a flourish — the New York Yankees and Boston both won in their last at-bat to wrap up playoff spots. And for a while, it looked like there might be even more excitement than that. The final day began with four...

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...

Judge delivers in 9th, Yanks clinch playoff spot in final AB

Oct. 03, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Urshela made like Derek Jeter, and Aaron Judge was his quintessential self. After a season of surges and setbacks, the New York Yankees are set to find out who they really are in the postseason. Might as well start against the...

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...

Yanks' rally fizzles, AL wild-card race tightens as Rays win

Oct. 02, 2021 01:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Rougned Odor both struck out with two runners on to blunt a ninth-inning rally and the New York Yankees’ lead atop the AL wild-card race got even tighter with a 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. The Yankees’ edge fell...