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Yanks' Stanton to be activated Wednesday or Thursday

Sep. 17, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton will be back with the New York Yankees on Wednesday or Thursday, hoping to salvage an injury-decimated season. Stanton has been limited to nine games this year and will see time at designated hitter and left field, an unsettled position for much of the season. The...

Betances, Montgomery make season debuts in Yanks' loss

Sep. 15, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Dellin Betances made his season debut for the Yankees, strengthening an already top bullpen. Jordan Montgomery returned, too, though he likely is tuning up for next season. Betances faced two batters and struck out both Sunday in a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays that ended a 10-game road...

Paxton wins 9th straight start as Yankees rout Jays 13-3

Sep. 14, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — With his glove and his bat, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner helped teammate James Paxton power his way to a ninth straight win. Paxton pitched five innings to extend his career-best winning streak, Gardner homered twice and drove in five runs and New York hit five homers in a 13-3 win over...

Bichette's home run in 12th leads Blue Jays over Yanks 6-5

Sep. 14, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette talked big before going out to bat in extra innings. Then the talented rookie delivered. Bichette hit his first game-ending home run, a 12th-inning drive that gave the Toronto Blue Jays a 6-5 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night. A 21-year-old who debuted on July 29, the...

Yankees and Tigers postponed, doubleheader set for Thursday

Sep. 11, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — CC Sabathia's next trip to the mound will have to wait a bit. The New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers were rained out Wednesday night, and the game was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Thursday. Sabathia, who has dealt with right knee problems this season, had his start pushed back to...

Yanks blow 6-run lead, lose 12-11 to big league-worst Tigers

Sep. 11, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Playing the worst team in the major leagues, the New York Yankees took a six-run lead in the second inning. Not enough. Jordy Mercer capped the comeback with a game-ending single off Chance Adams in the ninth inning, and the Detroit Tigers overcame six home runs by the Yankees to beat New...

Happ, Encarnacion boost Yankees over Red Sox 5-1

Sep. 7, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With two more wins before they leave Boston, the New York Yankees would be able to end the three-year run by the Red Sox atop the AL East. That, left-hander J.A. Happ said, would be a nice way to finish up with their longtime rivals for the season. "They won the World Series last year and...

Moreland's 3-run HR, 7 pitchers carry Red Sox past Yanks 6-1

Sep. 6, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox pieced together a victory by going to the bullpen six times. The problem is they'll need to pile up wins and very likely need some help to make the postseason. Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and seven pitchers combined on a three-hitter to lead the Red Sox to a 6-1...

Stanton to increase batting practice ahead of return

Sep. 4, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will head to the team's minor league complex in Tampa, Florida, this week for batting practice, among the final steps before returning for the final weeks of an injury-wrecked season. "I feel like he's really starting to build some momentum and doing...

Paxton dominant, Encarnación HR in return, Yanks rout Texas

Sep. 3, 2019 11:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Off to a slow start in his first year with the New York Yankees, James Paxton decided something had to change with his approach. So he began getting more aggressive and throwing his curveball more frequently. Paxton pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings, striking out 12 and winning...