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Altuve, Alvarez HR as Astros halt Yanks to end 7-game slide

Jun. 23, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three pitches in, Jose Altuve gave the Astros a much-needed lead. By the time rookie Yordan Alvarez connected innings later, relief was settling in for a club coming off a most miserable week. Altuve hit a leadoff homer, Alvarez went deep yet again and Houston beat the streaking New York...

More Mo: Rivera revels on Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium

Jun. 23, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera posted the most saves in baseball history, is considered the greatest closer ever and next month will be inducted as the first unanimous Hall of Famer. On Sunday, back on the field at Yankee Stadium, he added a few more highlights. Rivera did it all in his debut at the...

Yankees OF Maybin goes on IL with strained calf

Jun. 23, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Maybin is the 21st player to go on the injured list this year for the New York Yankees, exceeding their total for the entire 2018 season. The 32-year-old Maybin has a strained left calf. To replace the veteran outfielder on the roster, the AL East leaders recalled left-hander Nestor...

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...

Judge back from injury for Yanks, bats leadoff for 1st time

Jun. 22, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a big start, the New York Yankees found an unorthodox spot for Aaron Judge in his long-awaited return to the lineup. After missing two months with a left oblique injury, Judge was back Friday night against Houston and batted leadoff for the first time in his major league career....

Yanks 4 HRs, win 6th in row 10-6; Astros lose 5th straight

Jun. 21, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off a power-packed win, the New York Yankees' clubhouse was pumpin' and thumpin'. Until some mysterious DJ suddenly turned down the volume. "Who's touching that music over there?" Aaron Judge called out, playfully. Suffice to say, the bats are about to get a lot louder in the Bronx....

Yankees slugger Judge healed, set to return to lineup Friday

Jun. 20, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge is all set to swing back into action for the New York Yankees. The slugger is expected to be activated from the injured list Friday night to play against Houston, his first game since straining his left oblique on a swing April 20. The 27-year-old right fielder was batting .288...

Snell chased in 1st, Sabathia wins 250th, Yankees sweep Rays

Jun. 19, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not unusual for Rays manager Kevin Cash — pioneer of the relief opener — to have his bullpen warming as early as the first inning. It's just never happened with a defending Cy Young Award winner on the mound. The surging, slugging New York Yankees are on that kind of...

Maybin makes bid to keep spot with HR, Yanks beat Rays 6-3

Jun. 19, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Maybin realizes his time in pinstripes may be running out. As Aaron Judge nears his return from the injured list, Maybin is making it difficult for the Yankees to think about cutting ties. Maybin homered again with his roster spot in doubt, Edwin Encarnación went deep for his...