Latest Zack Britton News

Judge still at 60, homerless in 4th straight, Yanks win 7-5

Sep. 24, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge tried to hold up his swing on a 2-2 fastball from Boston's John Schreiber that was darting high and outside through the afternoon shadows. Chris Conroy signaled strike three, and Judge pointed his left arm at the first base umpire, then waved in disgust...

Judge falls just short of 61, Yanks clinch playoff berth

Sep. 23, 2022 00:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge turned around a fastball in the ninth inning, and the already-standing crowd of 43,123 at Yankee Stadium erupted in noise, wondering, hoping he had hit a record-tying 61st home run and clinched a playoff berth with one mighty swing. Seconds later, groans...

Zack Britton returns to Yankees after Tommy John surgery

Sep. 23, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Britton prepared to walk out to the bullpen for his first major league game in 13 months. He was hoping Aaron Judge would send home run No. 61 into the New York Yankees bullpen in right-center. "I'm thinking if I catch the next one or something, it might go for...

Judge stuck at 60 HRs as Yankees rout Pirates 14-2

Sep. 21, 2022 23:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A sellout crowd of 46,175 groaned as Aaron Judge left the batter’s box in the first and fifth innings. “Fans packed it out to see us win a ballgame and see some homers,” he said with a widening smile and a twinkle in his eyes, “so I think I got to cut out...

Judge's 60th homer sparks 5-run 9th, Yanks stun Pirates 9-8

Sep. 21, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge sent a sinker soaring into the left-field bleachers, another of his no-doubt drives, and circled the bases for the 60th time. Modest throughout a march into history that now has him level with Babe Ruth, Judge then took a moment far more rare than one of...

Judge stays at 57 HR, Yanks beat Boston 5-3 for 2-game sweep

Sep. 14, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Judge didn’t homer. Gleyber Torres only sorta did. Torres hit a three-run, Little League homer to break a fifth-inning scoreless tie, and the AL East-leading New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Wednesday night for their fourth...

Yanks HR barrage in 10-4 win opens 5 1/2-game lead over Rays

Sep. 11, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees took several deep breaths and exhaled. An AL East lead that stretched to 15 1/2 games in early July was down to 3 1/2 after Friday, increasing heart rates and blood pressures of a frazzled fanbase. With Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton...

Judge, Yankees start with 7 straight hits, rout Kluber, Rays

Sep. 10, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Leadoff man Aaron Judge singled twice during a six-run first inning off Corey Kluber as the New York Yankees started with seven straight hits for the first time since 1990 and routed the Tampa Bay Rays 10-3 Saturday. Josh Donaldson homered early and Giancarlo...

Judge's 55th homer, IKF's slam lead Yanks to sweep of Twins

Sep. 08, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees swept a doubleader from Minnesota by throwing a team from the 90s at the Twins — as in uniform numbers usually limited to spring training. “It doesn't matter if our big guys are here or they're not,” Aaron Judge said after hitting his major...

Depleted Yanks start 3 rookies in twinbill opener vs Twins

Sep. 07, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — First baseman Anthony Rizzo went on the injured list and third baseman Josh Donaldson on the paternity list, leaving the New York Yankees with a depleted lineup Wednesday that already was missing Giancarlo Stanton, DJ LeMahieu, Andrew Benintendi and Matt Carpenter. ...