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Judge starts 5-HR barrage to back Cole, Yanks beat O's 7-2

Sep. 15, 2021 02:29 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge started a five-homer barrage that backed Gerrit Cole, and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Tuesday night to win consecutive games for the first time since Sept. 1 and 3. Giancarlo Stanton, Luke Voit, Joey Gallo and DJ...

Torres says he's taking switch back to second base in stride

Sep. 14, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gleyber Torres says he is taking his move from shortstop back to second base in stride. Yankees manager Aaron Boone decided to make the change after Torres made 18 errors this season, including four in the past week. “Everything...

LEADING OFF: Greinke back, Vladdy & daddy, Brewers pitch in

Sep. 14, 2021 04:10 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ ZACK IS BACK Houston Astros right-hander Zack Greinke makes his first start since testing positive for COVID-19 last month. Greinke (11-5, 2.66 ERA)...

Judge, Sánchez rally Yanks from 5-run deficit over Twins 6-5

Sep. 14, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Down five runs in the third inning with a rookie on the mound, the New York Yankees saw their season spiraling out of control. Aaron Judge and Gary Sánchez revived them with the type of win they had not put together in more than a year. ...

Twins’ Gant leaves after 12 pitches vs Yanks with abs strain

Sep. 13, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Twins starter John Gant lasted just 12 pitches against the New York Yankees on Monday, leaving after straining his lower abdomen. Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said after the Twins' 6-5, 10-inning loss that Gant will go on the injured list. ...

Yankees move Gleyber Torres from shortstop to second base

Sep. 13, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres was treated by the Yankees the same way he dealt with too many grounders: He was given the boot from shortstop. New York moved the error-prone infielder to second base for Monday’s game against Minnesota. DJ LeMahieu...

Lindor's 3rd homer lifts Mets whistling past Yanks 7-6

Sep. 13, 2021 10:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor whistled at the Yankees, and sent the ball whistling over the wall — three times. In the midst of a miserable first season with the Mets, Lindor kept alive his new team's postseason chances and dropped its crosstown rival out of a...

Mets, Yankees and more pay tribute on 9/11 20th anniversary

Sep. 12, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

Jacob deGrom stood next to Gerrit Cole along the first-base line, and Brandon Nimmo wedged between Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton on the other side. Shoulder to shoulder and interspersed, players from the New York Mets and Yankees shared the diamond during the national...

Judge HRs twice, rallies Yanks past Mets on 9/11 anniversary

Sep. 12, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A raucous New York crowd of 43,144 lurched and howled — frequently out of their seats — through a back-and-forth Subway Series game that followed an affecting Sept. 11 observance. Hours after standing shoulder-to-shoulder with their crosstown rivals,...

Megill's 10 Ks lead Mets over reeling, bumbling Yanks 10-3

Sep. 11, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The reeling Yankees made a Subway Series of mental and physical mistakes in their weekend opener at the Mets. Catcher Gary Sánchez had a pair of glaring defensive lapses, and throwing errors by third baseman Gio Urshela and shortstop Gleyber Torres led...