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Stanton homers as Yankees beat Blue Jays 11-6

Aug. 18, 2018 7:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another big swing for Giancarlo Stanton. The slugger just loves this time of year. Stanton hit one of New York's four homers, Luis Severino struck out eight while pitching into the sixth inning and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Saturday. Didi Gregorius, Miguel...

Stanton, Walker homer as Yankees top Blue Jays in 7 innings

Aug. 18, 2018 12:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton got his 31st home run in just under the wire Friday night. Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Stanton added a blast over the home bullpen at Yankee Stadium and New York rallied for a rain-shortened 7-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. Stanton drove a...

Intentional plunkings come under fire after Urena hits Acuna

Aug. 16, 2018 8:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge saw Jose Urena's plunking of Ronald Acuna Jr. before the Yankees played a day game Thursday, and he felt Acuna's pain. The reigning AL home run leader knows that with so many big flies comes a risk that some disgruntled pitcher may try burying a fastball in your ribs. "Oh yeah,...

Yanks load bases in 9th, but Rays rookie escapes for 3-1 win

Aug. 16, 2018 6:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As he jogged from the bullpen, Tampa Bay rookie left-hander Adam Kolarek reminded himself that he's pitched out of bases-loaded, no-out situations before. In the minors, at least. "It just hasn't been at this level," he said. "And certainly not in a stadium like Yankee Stadium." Or in the...

Rays shut down Yankees for 6-1 victory

Aug. 16, 2018 12:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Lowe went through his first 100 minor league games this season without a clue of what a slump felt like. Tampa Bay's 24-year-old rookie got a quick dose of it in the majors. Wednesday night's starter, Jake Faria, even joked that Lowe was nearing Stephen Vogt's major league record of...

DeGrom, backed by 5 Mets HRs, tops Severino, Yankees 8-5

Aug. 13, 2018 11:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets, there's still one prize left in play. No, not a playoff spot. Those plans were wiped out long ago during a disappointing season. Rather, the NL Cy Young Award for their ace. DeGrom kept pumping up his resume, striking out 12 while the Mets backed him...

Guzman 1st rookie to hit 3 HRs in game vs Yanks, Texas wins

Aug. 11, 2018 12:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Manuel Guzman had never seen his son play major league ball in person because he's never been fan of planes. He might want to rethink it going forward. Ronald Guzman became the first rookie to hit three home runs in a game against the Yankees, powering the Texas Rangers past New York 12-7...

Severino helps Yankees sweep White Sox with 7-3 win

Aug. 9, 2018 12:23 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Severino has been working on his slider with New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild. It's beginning to pay off, too. Severino pitched seven effective innings in his first win in a month, Giancarlo Stanton hit his first grand slam in four years and the Yankees swept the Chicago...

Red Sox stun Yankees 5-4 in 10 for 4-game sweep

Aug. 6, 2018 2:09 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi's hit bounced a handful of times before finding its way into center field for the winning run and a big four-game sweep over the rival Yankees. The Red Sox now find themselves in firm control of the AL East. Benintendi's RBI single with two outs in the 10th capped Boston's...

LEADING OFF: Scioscia sees, DC heat, Osuna back, Yanks-Bosox

Aug. 5, 2018 12:53 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: SCIOSCIA'S FUTURE Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia might address a report that he plans to step down at the end of the season. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the 59-year-old is expected to leave. The 59-year-old Scioscia has managed the...