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Springer super for Astros as they look to repeat as champs

Oct. 11, 2018 8:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Ask Houston manager AJ Hinch to name the best thing about George Springer and he rattles off a laundry list of qualities he admires in the outfielder. When he finishes that list, he adds a final thought. "I'm not sure there's a perfect player," Hinch said. "But he's pretty close." Last...

Cora sticking with David Price for Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

Oct. 10, 2018 6:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora is sticking with David Price, saying Wednesday the left-hander will start Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against Houston despite an unprecedented history of playoff struggles. Speaking on MLB Network radio a day after the Red Sox eliminated the Yankees from the...

Yankees in danger of decade without World Series

Oct. 10, 2018 6:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees are in danger of going an entire decade without reaching a World Series for the first time since the 1910s. Aaron Boone's rookie season as a manager ended in failure when New York fizzled in the AL Division Series against Boston and was eliminated in four games. "You're always...

Red Sox hold off Yanks in Game 4, face Astros in ALCS

Oct. 10, 2018 4:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Nunez charged Gleyber Torres' four-hopper toward third base and whipped the ball across the diamond . Steve Pearce stretched, falling on his chest for a sprawling catch. The umpire signaled: "Out!" The Boston Red Sox gathered around exhausted closer Craig Kimbrel, hugging and...

Out at home: Yankees eliminated by rival Red Sox in ALDS

Oct. 10, 2018 3:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees couldn't wait to get back home. Now, that's exactly where they're staying. CC Sabathia became the latest pitcher to put New York in an early hole as rookie manager Aaron Boone again stuck with his starter too long, and the Yankees fell just short of...

Judge blares 'New York, New York,' as Red Sox head to Bronx

Oct. 8, 2018 12:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge walked past Boston's Fenway Park clubhouse early Sunday morning, Frank Sinatra's rendition of "New York, New York" blaring from a boom box atop the wheelie bag he was pulling with his left hand. "It's a good song. And Aaron, he's one of our resident deejays, so he's got a pretty...

David Price flops again in postseason

Oct. 7, 2018 1:13 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — David Price flopped again in the postseason. And against the Yankees. Price lasted just 1 2/3 innings in Boston's 6-2 AL Division Series loss on Saturday night, giving up three runs and three hits, including home runs to Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez that cleared the Green Monster. He dropped...

Sanchez, Judge power Yankees past Red Sox 6-2 to even ALDS

Oct. 7, 2018 1:13 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Judge helped chase David Price early by hitting a home run to a part of Fenway Park where balls rarely travel. Gary Sanchez did him one better. The Yankees catcher, who tested his manager's confidence with a sub-.200 batting average and poor defense for most of the season, hit two...

Sale strong, 'pen shaky as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-4 in ALDS

Oct. 6, 2018 1:05 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale left the mound to a standing ovation and then waited along with anxious Red Sox fans while the Boston bullpen frittered away most of a five-run lead. Bases loaded in the sixth inning. Two runs. Bases loaded, nobody out in the seventh. The Yankees scored another. A leadoff home run...

Bring on Boston: Yanks rout A's 7-2 in wild-card game

Oct. 4, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in . By the time Giancarlo Stanton capped the mauling with monstrous drive in his postseason debut , New York Yankees fans already were looking ahead. "We want Boston!" they chanted. Coming up next. "It's going to be...