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Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight

May. 26, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chance Adams didn't get to Kauffman Stadium on Saturday until midway through the first game of a day-night doubleheader. He had an early flight out of Syracuse, New York, then caught a connecting flight in Chicago before finally getting to the stadium around 1 p.m. Adams, called up...

Gardner, Yankees take advantage of walks, rout Rays 13-5

May. 19, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a season they never quite envisioned, the New York Yankees broke loose for their biggest inning of the year in a way they didn't imagine. Brett Gardner homered early, then got two hits during a seven-run burst in the sixth inning fueled by five walks that sent the Yankees past the Tampa...

Yankees beat Rays 7-1, take 2 of 3 from AL East leaders

May. 12, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka and Tropicana Field were both lights out. Tanaka outpitched reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, Thairo Estrada homered just after play resumed following a ninth-inning power outage and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 Sunday to take two of...

Tempers flare after hit batter as Rays beat Yankees 7-2

May. 11, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees were frustrated by their play and slugger Luke Voit getting hit yet again. Willy Adames and Ji-Man Choi had run-scoring infield singles in the sixth after tempers flared during the top of the inning when reliever Yonny Chirinos hit Voit on the left shoulder,...

Cavalry arrives: New troops give ailing Yankees healthy lift

May. 11, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Tauchman reported to the New York Yankees for the first time before an exhibition game at Washington, three days before opening day and two days after he was acquired from Colorado in a trade. "Aaron Judge came over during batting practice, said, 'Hey man, you're here to help us...

Kikuchi, Healy lead Mariners to 10-1 rout of Yankees

May. 9, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing the famous New York Yankees for the very first time, Yusei Kikuchi really stuck it to 'em. Maybe he had a little illicit help. Kikuchi pitched brilliantly into the eighth inning and Ryon Healy had four extra-base hits as the Seattle Mariners routed New York 10-1 on Wednesday night....

LeMahieu drives in Maybin, Yanks rally to beat Mariners 5-4

May. 8, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One more delay wasn't going to dampen the celebration around this unexpected comeback for the New York Yankees. Cameron Maybin narrowly beat right fielder Jay Bruce's throw home on DJ LeMahieu's game-ending, ninth-inning single, capping a three-run rally that lifted the Yankees over the...

Yankees stun Félix, back Sabathia in 7-3 win over Mariners

May. 6, 2019 10:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It had been a decade since pitchers with so many combined punchouts started the same game. In this showdown between Félix Hernández and CC Sabathia, the New York Yankees landed their haymakers early. The Yankees pounced on Hernández, hitting three homers in the first two...

Diamondbacks beat Yankees 3-2 for 2-game sweep

May. 1, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo was pleased to face a New York Yankees roster missing Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge and a bunch of other injured Bronx Bombers. Ketel Marte homered, Merrill Kelly won his first start against the Yankees and Arizona beat New York 3-2 Wednesday to...

Yankees rally from 5 runs down for 6-5 win over Angels

Apr. 25, 2019 3:10 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — DJ LeMahieu hardly ever shows emotion between the lines, so his modest celebration after rounding first base must have meant his ninth-inning hit was something even bigger than the moment. Whether it's a 5-0 deficit in the sixth inning or their dismaying list of injured stars, these...