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Cole spins a win as Stanton powers Yankees past Twins 9-6

Jun. 10, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gerrit Cole put his familiar spin on a tenacious win. The New York Yankees usually find their groove in Minnesota, after all. Cole got back on track with six sharp innings amid the hubbub around grip aids for pitchers, and Giancarlo Stanton hit two of...

Sánchez homers, Yankees snap skid with 8-4 win over Twins

Jun. 09, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Miguel Andújar homered, DJ LeMahieu had two hits and an RBI, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 8-4 Tuesday night to end a four-game skid. Aaron Judge drove in two runs for New York, which had lost eight of its...

LEADING OFF: Yankees, Cards slumping, all eyes on Philly net

Jun. 07, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: BRONX BUMMERS Slumping DJ LeMahieu and the skidding Yankees hope to get back on target when they start a set at Target Field against the Twins. New York has lost four in a...

Nationals in a familiar spot -- another early-season hole

Jun. 07, 2021 03:36 AM EDT

For a third straight year, the Washington Nationals have dug themselves an early hole. Two seasons ago, they recovered and won the World Series. In 2020, they couldn't overcome their poor start, finishing under .500 in that 60-game season. They have more time to rebound...

Rivalry renewed: Red Sox stop slide in Bronx, beat Yanks 5-2

Jun. 04, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With the Yankees on the way to yet another loss, this time to the rival Red Sox, even the public-address system gave up early. The strains of Frank Sinatra’s rendition of “New York, New York” sounded throughout Yankee Stadium when Gary Sánchez...

Yarbrough gets Rays 1st complete game in 5 years, tops Yanks

Jun. 03, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Yarbrough became a big leaguer at a time when the highest esteem was reserved for pitchers who started games and those that finished them. The Tampa Bay Rays left-hander has helped transform baseball in a role that does neither, and so he knows how...

Turnbull, Schoop lead Tigers to 6-1 win over Yankees

May. 29, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Schoop homered and Spencer Turnbull pitched well into the sixth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 6-1 on Saturday. Turnbull (4-2) allowed one run on three hits and three walks in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out six to improve to...

Judge walk-off walk lifts Yanks over Chisox, 6th win in row

May. 23, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge smiled and chuckled. “A legitimate walk off,” he said. “We'll take it. I'm not complaining one bit.” Liam Hendriks forced in the game-ending run with a bases-loaded walk to the 6-foot-7 slugger in the ninth...

Cole give Yanks best starters' stretch since 1932, 7-0 win

May. 22, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole shook off rare control problems to pitch four-hit ball over seven innings and give the Yankees their most dominant stretch of starting pitching in 89 years, leading New York over the Chicago White Sox 7-0 Saturday for a five-game winning streak. ...

Yankees CF Hicks to have surgery, out several months

May. 21, 2021 20:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks will have surgery for a torn tendon sheath in his left wrist that could sideline him for the rest of the season. Hicks will be out for months, New York manager Aaron Boone acknowledged Friday, but he didn't want to...