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Bird's-eye view: Red-tailed hawk perches at Yankee Stadium

Jun. 26, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This rookie came swooping into Yankee Stadium out of nowhere. Another slugger? A defensive whiz? Naw, this newcomer is known for a great wing. Two of them, actually. A red-tailed hawk has become a sensation in the Bronx, showing up in the last week or so and picking out perches all over the...

Yankees' Stanton out of lineup, 'probably' going to London

Jun. 26, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton was out of the lineup Wednesday, a day after he bruised his left knee on a headfirst slide against Toronto. Manager Aaron Boone said the MRI on the oft-injured Stanton came back clean. "No new injury in there at all," Boone said. Stanton has only played...

Gurriel, Cole help Astros to 5-1 win over Pirates

Jun. 26, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's Gerrit Cole tried not to think too much about what it would be like to face his former team leading up to Tuesday night's meeting with the Pittsburgh Pirates. After turning in a solid performance to lead the Astros to a 5-1 win over the Pirates he allowed himself a little time to...

Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays

Jun. 26, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and his teammates were joking about which one of them would hit the home run that gave the New York Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball. The 6-foot-7 slugger, batting second in the lineup, predicted the mark might fall in the first inning. Judge was...

Yankees unveil plaque commemorating Stonewall Inn uprising

Jun. 25, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Monument Park has a new addition that celebrates diversity. A plaque behind the center field fence at Yankee Stadium was dedicated Tuesday night to commemorate the Stonewall Inn uprising 50 years ago, which sparked a pivotal rebellion in the LGBTQ rights movement. The marker was unveiled...

Yankees homer in 28th straight game to set MLB record

Jun. 25, 2019 7:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have homered for the 28th straight game, breaking a major league record. And they wasted no time setting the mark Tuesday night. DJ LeMahieu hit a leadoff shot into the second deck down the left field line against Toronto lefty Clayton Richard, giving the Bronx Bombers...

Yankees cut Morales, recall Tarpley from minors

Jun. 25, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrys Morales has been cut by the New York Yankees. The veteran designated hitter and first baseman was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Tuesday and designated for assignment. New York also recalled left-hander Stephen Tarpley from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Tarpley replaces...

LEADING OFF: Yanks try for HR record, Braves-Cubs cool off

Jun. 25, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOMER HAPPY Aaron Judge, Gary Sánchez, Edwin Encarnación and the New York Yankees try to set the major league record for most consecutive games with a home run. The Yankees homered in their 27th straight game Monday night, matching the mark set by Alex...

Yanks homer in record-tying 27th straight game, beat Toronto

Jun. 25, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees' home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched the mark set by Alex Rodriguez and the 2002 Texas Rangers. CC...

Yanks HR in 27th straight to match record, beat Jays 10-8

Jun. 25, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees' most recent power feat qualifies as "obscure" to manager Aaron Boone. Just not unexpected. Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched New York's home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit...