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Davis, Semien hit 2-run homers as A's beat Yankees 6-4

Aug. 22, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When slugger Khris Davis cleared the fences again at last, he gave it an animated trot around the bases complete with a salute approaching third before celebrating with his teammates back in the dugout. When top pitching prospect A.J. Puk made his major league debut at last, the...

CC Sabathia relishes final baseball trip through Bay Area

Aug. 21, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — CC Sabathia spent a day off handing out his 50,000th backpack to first-graders and second-graders at home in Vallejo as kids returned to school. The veteran major leaguer has been doing thoughtful things in Vallejo for years, and this marked the 11th year he has donated backpacks. On...

Olson, Canha hit back-to-back HRs to lead A's past Yanks 6-2

Aug. 21, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics wasted little time responding to an early blow from the New York Yankees. Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back homers in the first inning to lead the A's over the New York Yankees 6-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games. "I feel like we've...

Harper's slam could be prelude to wild NL playoff race

Aug. 19, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

Bryce Harper's game-ending grand slam and sprint around the bases gave a jolt to the Philadelphia Phillies and could be the prelude to a fascinating National League playoff scramble. As thrilling as the win was for the Phillies , the 7-5 final Thursday night was a kick in the gut for the Chicago Cubs, since both...

Clevinger fans 10, Indians tame Yankees 8-4 for 4-game split

Aug. 18, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Freeman found out Saturday night he was going to pick up a rare start in place of Cleveland Indians star infielder José Ramírez. A couple of hours before Sunday's game, the 32-year-old career minor leaguer took a walk out to an empty Monument Park in Yankee Stadium to check...

Boone, Gardner, Yanks again hammer umps, beat Indians 6-5

Aug. 17, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Again, again and again, the New York Yankees kept hammering away. At the umpires — and the Cleveland Indians, too. Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the Yankees threw another severe temper tantrum Saturday, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team...

Tanaka, Judge help Yankees rebound with 3-2 win over Indians

Aug. 17, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge was happy with his first multihit game in nearly two weeks, but it was a defensive gem by teammate Brett Gardner that had the right fielder buzzing. In a game with a postseason feel, Judge broke out of his slump with two hits and two runs, Gardner made a game-saving catch in...

Ramírez, Santana power Indians to 7 HRs in 19-5 rout vs NYY

Aug. 16, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — By the time José Ramírez and the Cleveland Indians were finally done thrashing the Yankees on Thursday night, rookie designated hitter Mike Ford was at least enjoying a chuckle at his own expense on the mound for New York. This one was a laugher from the get-go, but it might not...

Sanchez, Yankees beat Orioles for 16th straight time, 6-5

Aug. 14, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees' season-long dominance of the Baltimore Orioles ended with Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres being linked to Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth. And while Sanchez was modest in his thoughts about the achievement, other Yankees did not hesitate to express their amazement. Sanchez's...

Germán becomes majors first 16-game winner as Yanks beat O's

Aug. 13, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — From the outset, there was something different about Domingo Germán. His fastball zipped a little more, setting up an effective curveball and the Yankees got what they needed from their unexpected ace. German pitched seven strong innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors...