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Losses mount for rookie manager Hyde as Orioles rebuild

Jul. 11, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — There might come a time when Brandon Hyde wakes up in the morning, grabs a newspaper and finds the Baltimore Orioles in the standings. For now, the rookie manager simply can't bear to look. The rebuilding Orioles limped into the All-Star break with a major league-worst 27-62 record. During...

Mets rally in 8th again, beat Yankees 4-2 in Subway Series

Jul. 3, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All night long, Michael Conforto had chances to come through. Once he finally did, the New York Mets were riding high at Citi Field. Conforto busted out of his slump in a big way, hitting a two-run double that snapped an eighth-inning tie and lifted the Mets over the New York Yankees 4-2 on...

Yankees rule Britannia, complete London sweep of Red Sox

Jun. 30, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain treasures tradition, and the New York Yankees wrapped up Major League Baseball's first trip to Europe with one of their sport's classic customs: a late-inning pinstriped comeback. Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh , and the Yankees overcome a...

Ye Olde Slugfest: Yanks top Red Sox 17-13 in MLB Euro debut

Jun. 29, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Rest assured, British fans: Most baseball games are not like this, not even the crazy ones between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Major League Baseball arrived in Europe on Saturday night with Ye Olde Slugfest. Each team scored six runs in a first inning that lasted nearly an hour,...

Bird's-eye view: Red-tailed hawk perches at Yankee Stadium

Jun. 27, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This rookie came swooping into Yankee Stadium out of nowhere. Another slugger? A defensive whiz? Naw, this newcomer is known for a great wing. Two of them, actually. A red-tailed hawk has become a sensation in the Bronx, showing up in the last week or so and picking out perches all over the...

Europe, you're up! Yankees top Blue Jays 8-7, head to London

Jun. 26, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey, the pubs and the double-decker buses, there's plenty to see in London. To Aaron Judge, there's an even more enticing sight: The 385-foot fence in center field at the soccer stadium where his New York Yankees will play this weekend. "I don't mind that...

Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays

Jun. 26, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and his teammates were joking about which one of them would hit the home run that gave the New York Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball. The 6-foot-7 slugger, batting second in the lineup, predicted the mark might fall in the first inning. Judge was...

Yanks get key hits off Astros' gloves for 8th straight win

Jun. 23, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Booed and banged up during a frustrating season, Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton muscled his way to a breakthrough performance Saturday night. A couple inches the other way, it might've been the Houston Astros' turn to exhale. Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles — both...

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win

Jun. 22, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a new spot at the top of the lineup, Aaron Judge came up empty during his first game back from injury. The rest of the New York Yankees kept rolling right along with their same old power show. Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair...

Guerrero's homer lifts Jays, deals Yanks 3rd straight loss

Jun. 6, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Zack Britton and the New York Yankees saw lengthy streaks come to an end. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Britton in a five-run eighth inning, Randal Grichuk had a pair of homers and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Yankees 11-7, sending New York to its...