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Paul Skenes says `I feel like I’m one of them' after hitless inning against All-Stars

Jul. 17, 2024 00:37 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Paul Skenes walked onto the Globe Life Field mound, 66 days after his major league debut, 13 months after he was pitching in college. The public-address system played Smash Mouth’s “All Star,” and he really was one. “I don’t think I blacked out...

Jarren Duran's 2-run HR gives AL a 5-3 win over NL in All-Star Game started by rookie pitcher Skenes

Jul. 17, 2024 00:24 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Speedy Jarren Duran describes himself as a player who keeps his head down, works hard and never thinks of himself as being better than anybody else. Duran turned some heads in his first All-Star Game, hitting a tiebreaking two-run homer for the American...

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred remains open to major leaguers in 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

Jul. 16, 2024 14:43 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball players participating in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics remains a possibility, according to baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, though many obstacles remain to Shohei Ohtani, Aaron Judge and Bryce Harper playing for a gold medal. Baseball...

Aaron Judge sets Yankees record with his 34th home run before the All-Star break

Jul. 13, 2024 20:24 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge set another record, albeit a fairly obscure one. No wonder he tried to shift the focus to another big win for the New York Yankees. Judge set a franchise record Saturday with his 34th home run before the All-Star break. Roger Maris hit 33...

Orioles will finally lose a series against an AL East foe after falling 6-1 to the Yankees

Jul. 13, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Juan Soto and Aaron Judge hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning — both over 425 feet — and the New York Yankees routed Baltimore 6-1 on Saturday to become the first AL East team since April 2023 to win a series against the Orioles. Baltimore had been...

Judge hits 33rd homer, benches clear in 9th as Yankees top Orioles 4-1 to trim AL East lead to 1

Jul. 12, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his 33rd homer for his first RBI in over a week, and the New York Yankees took the opener of their three-game set with AL East-leading Baltimore, beating the Orioles 4-1 on Friday night. Benches cleared and there was some pushing and shoving in the...

Benches clear in the 9th inning as the Yankees top the Orioles in a matchup of slumping contenders

Jul. 12, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For over three weeks now, the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees have been in sort of a joint slump — not enough to knock them out of the top two spots in the AL East, but frustrating nonetheless. When they met for one more intense series heading into the...

Shohei Ohtani tops MLB jersey sales, followed by Bryce Harper and Aaron Judge

Jul. 12, 2024 12:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani remained the top-selling jersey during the first half of the season, followed by Bryce Harper and Aaron Judge. Ohtani became the first Japanese player to top sales last year when he was with the Los Angeles Angels, then signed a record $700 million,...

Rays beat Yankees 5-4 as Arozarena homers, take 2 of 3 in New York's 8th straight winless series

Jul. 11, 2024 23:00 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit a first-inning home run in a 5-4 victory for the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night as they took two of three from the Yankees and extended New York’s streak of winless series to eight. Brandon Lowe’s RBI single put Tampa Bay ahead...

Slumping Yankees move rookie Ben Rice to No. 4 spot in lineup

Jul. 10, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The struggling New York Yankees have moved rookie Ben Rice into the cleanup spot as part of a lineup shake-up for Wednesday night's game at Tampa Bay. The Yankees entered the game with a majors-worst 5-16 record since June 15. New York, still in an AL...