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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...

Voit homers twice to lead Yankees over Angels 7-5

Apr. 24, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yankees slugger Luke Voit showed last season what an unproven player can gain when injuries create opportunities for playing time. With New York depleted almost beyond recognition, Mike Ford and the rest of this year's injury replacements are seizing their moment. Voit homered twice...

LEADING OFF: Sabathia nearing 3,000 Ks, Snell's toe a go

Apr. 23, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: SABATHIA'S STRIKEOUTS Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia needs six strikeouts to join Randy Johnson and Steve Carlton as the only left-handers with 3,000 Ks, putting him within reach during a start against the Angels. Sabathia (1-0, 0.00 ERA) would be the 17th...

Pitcher Gio González released by Yankees; Loaisiga coming up

Apr. 23, 2019 3:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Gio González was released Monday from his minor league contract with the New York Yankees. The 33-year-old left-hander agreed to the deal in mid-March. If added to the 40-man roster, he would have received a $3 million salary while in the major leagues and the chance to earn $9...

Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2

Apr. 20, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two starts into his final season, CC Sabathia has yet to allow an earned run. Even at 38 years old, he's still playing stopper for the Yankees while closing in on some impressive milestones. Sabathia got his first win of the year and Brett Gardner hit a two-run homer as New York beat the...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays at opposite ends, Sabathia sharp

Apr. 19, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: EARLY TEST Off to the best start in baseball, Kevin Kiermaier and the Tampa Bay Rays host the wobbling Red Sox. Boston is just 6-13, and a real bad series at Tropicana Field could drop the defending World Series champions into a double-digit deficit. Rays...

Bailey wins consecutive starts, Royals beat Yankees 6-1

Apr. 18, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Homer Bailey has something to smile about if he goes hunting with Cal Eldred during the offseason. Bailey overcame injuries and struggles to win consecutive starts for the first time since July 2017. "I can be the first person to say wins are precious. Sometimes they can be few and far...

Yankees add Bird to injured list, back to 12 on the shelf

Apr. 16, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest addition to the Yankees' injured list is all too familiar with life on the shelf. First baseman Greg Bird went on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a left plantar fascia tear, giving New York a dozen players on the IL less than three weeks into the season. The Yankees...

Sabathia cruises in return from angioplasty, Yanks 1-hit CHW

Apr. 13, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia performed a big league first Saturday: consecutive regular season starts of at least five innings, no walks and no more than one hit. Among Sabathia's more remarkable feats, considering what came between. "That is classic CC right there," said Yankees manager Aaron Boone....

Yanks' Betances out 6-7 more weeks, Sanchez to 10-day IL

Apr. 13, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees' stunning injury list grew again Friday, and things are only getting worse for a few of the players already on it. General manager Brian Cashman said right-handed reliever Dellin Betances will get a cortisone shot in his right shoulder Saturday, which will keep him out another 6...