Latest Harrison Bader News

Cashman: If had `magic wand, we would secure Aaron Judge'

Nov. 08, 2022 22:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, adopting the image of Las Vegas stagecraft, spoke about the team's goal to re-sign slugger Aaron Judge. “Optimally, if you could wave a magic wand, we would secure Aaron Judge and retain him and have him signed and...

Astros sweep Yankees in ALCS, advance to World Series again

Oct. 24, 2022 02:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In recent years, it's almost become an October ritual: Astros top Yankees. Astros take pennant. Yordan Alvarez and Alex Bregman delivered big hits and Houston advanced to the World Series again, finishing a four-game sweep in the AL Championship Series with a 6-5...

Judge, perhaps Boone, face uncertain futures after Yanks out

Oct. 24, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's future is uncertain. It remains to be seen whether Aaron Boone's is, too. Judge's career in pinstripes might have ended when he made the final out in Sunday night's 6-5 loss to the Houston Astros, who completed a four-game AL Championship Series sweep...

Javier, Astros romp 5-0 over Yanks, Cole, take 3-0 ALCS lead

Oct. 22, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cristian Javier and the Houston Astros aren’t just beating the Yankees, they’re chomping them up. And now Dusty Baker’s team is on the verge of an astonishing four-game sweep. Javier and Houston’s bullpen combined on a three-hitter, Chas McCormick followed a...

Judge, slumping Yankees on the brink after getting blanked

Oct. 22, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Back home for a must-win game, Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees generated more boos than base hits. One more punchless performance and their season is over. Handcuffed again by Cristian Javier and Houston's stingy pitching staff, the power-packed...

Power outage could mean quick end to Yanks' postseason

Oct. 21, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A power outage could mean a quick end to the New York Yankees’ postseason. Houston largely has kept the Yankees from hitting home runs, allowing only a pair of solo shots. The Astros arrive in New York with a 2-0 AL Championship Series lead going into Game 3 on...

Bregman HR as Valdez, Astros edge Yankees 3-2, lead ALCS 2-0

Oct. 21, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman, Framber Valdez and the Houston Astros are off to a perfect start this postseason. Taking the formula that won them 106 games in the regular season — strong pitching and hitting home runs — the Astros kept rolling against the New York Yankees. ...

Verlander Ks 11 to lead Astros over Yankees 4-2 in ALCS

Oct. 20, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When Justin Verlander was laboring and needed 45 pitches to get through two innings, Astros manager Dusty Baker was worried he’d have to go to his bullpen early. Instead, the veteran ace buckled down and found a groove, striking out 11 in six strong innings to...

Cole, Yankees save season, beat Guards to force ALDS Game 5

Oct. 16, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Gerrit Cole brought the Yankees back from the brink. They’re Bronx bound, still chasing a championship. Cole gave New York what it needed, seven solid innings and Harrison Bader hit a two-run homer as the Yankees forced a decisive fifth game in the AL Division...

Gonzalez, Guardians walk off Yankees for 2-1 ALDS lead

Oct. 16, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The affable rookie who loves SpongeBob SquarePants has backed the New York Yankees into a postseason corner. Oscar Gonzalez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Cleveland Guardians to a 6-5 win over New York on Saturday night for a...