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Yankees plan to have talks with Cole, Strasburg

Nov. 11, 2019 10:26 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — After falling short of reaching the World Series for the 10th straight year, the New York Yankees intend to have conversations with top free agent pitchers Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg. "It's a good time to be them," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Monday as the...

Arbitration: Hader, Urías eligible; García, Weaver just miss

Nov. 6, 2019 3:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee closer Josh Hader just made the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility with 2 years, 115 days of major league service. Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Julio Urías also is on the list of 23 so-called Super 2s with 2 years, 117 days. The cutoff was down significantly from 2...

LEADING OFF: Nats-Dodgers and Cards-Braves set for Game 5

Oct. 9, 2019 4:34 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: NOW OR NEVER A pair of winner-take-all Game 5s will decide the two NL Division Series. First, the Atlanta Braves host the St. Louis Cardinals at 5:02 p.m. EDT. Then, it's the Washington Nationals at the Los Angeles Dodgers beginning at 8:37 p.m. The winners...

Injured Yankees CF Hicks feels ready to return to roster

Oct. 8, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Injured New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks feels like he's ready to return to the roster for the AL Championship Series. Hicks, who has a right elbow flexor strain and last played on Aug. 3, is among a group of players at the Yankees' complex in Tampa who were not on the AL...

Gregorius, Yanks stagger Twins again, lead ALDS 2-0

Oct. 5, 2019 10:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The 103-win New York Yankees ran out identical, relentless lineups in consecutive games for the first time all year, and manager Aaron Boone believes he knows what's next for the A-team Bombers. "Throttle down," he said. Didi Gregorius hooked a slump-busting grand slam during a seven-run...

Choi HR in 12th lifts Rays 2-1 as Sabathia pitches in relief

Sep. 25, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have developed a knack for comeback wins. Ji-Man Choi's game-ending home run in the 12th inning that helped Tampa Bay remain on track for an AL wild card berth. The Rays beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Tuesday on a night CC Sabathia pitched a perfect inning in...

Encarnación, Sánchez progressing toward return

Sep. 23, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Edwin Encarnación is hoping to return to the New York Yankees on Wednesday, and catcher Gary Sánchez could be back right after him. Encarnación and Sánchez worked out at New York's minor league complex in Tampa on Monday's off day. Encarnación is coming back from...

Severino sharp in season debut, Yanks top Angels 8-0

Sep. 18, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Severino got Albert Pujols to reach for a slider with runners at the corners and ground into a double play that ended the first inning of his season debut, then punched the pocket of his glove to celebrate. New York's ace was back on the mound, in time to make an impact in the...

Yanks' Stanton to be activated Wednesday or Thursday

Sep. 17, 2019 11:38 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...