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Yanks' Cashman plans to push ahead on Aaron Judge talks

Nov. 04, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Cashman is working on a handshake agreement following his contract's expiration and will push ahead with talks aimed at re-signing Aaron Judge. “We’d love to be able to bring Aaron Judge back and have him being able to maintain being a member of this...

Hal Steinbrenner plans to have Boone return as manager

Oct. 26, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla, (AP) — Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner plans to keep Aaron Boone as his manager. “As far as Boone’s concerned, we just signed him and for all the same reasons I listed a year ago, I believe he is a very good manager," Steinbrenner said Wednesday as he left the...

Judge, perhaps Boone, face uncertain futures after Yanks out

Oct. 24, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's future is uncertain. It remains to be seen whether Aaron Boone's is, too. Judge's career in pinstripes might have ended when he made the final out in Sunday night's 6-5 loss to the Houston Astros, who completed a four-game AL Championship Series sweep...

As MLB playoffs expand, regular-season success matters less

Oct. 19, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball views expanded playoffs as the more the merrier. Not for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals. The National League’s four winningest teams failed to reach the League Championship Series, six months of...

Guardians-Yankees rained out, to play ALDS Game 5 on Tuesday

Oct. 18, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After fans waited through a 2 1/2-hour rain delay, Major League Baseball postponed the decisive Game 5 of the AL Division Series between Cleveland and New York — and the Yankees announced Nestor Cortes will start on short rest Tuesday against the Guardians. ...

ALDS Game 5 between Yanks, Guardians delayed by rain

Oct. 17, 2022 20:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The decisive Game 5 of the AL Division Series between the Cleveland Guardians and New York Yankees did not start on time because of rain. The game was scheduled to begin at 7:07 p.m. on Monday night, and Major League Baseball announced at about 6:20 p.m. that the...

Yanks' LeMahieu may have broken foot, Effross needs surgery

Oct. 11, 2022 16:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former batting champion DJ LeMahieu was left off the New York Yankees' American League Division Series roster against Cleveland on Tuesday and may have a broken foot. “He wanted to give it a go and felt like he could give an at-bat off the bench and handle a...

Yankees' Chapman ruled out for ALDS after skipping workout

Oct. 09, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman has been ruled out for the American League Division Series after he skipped a mandatory workout, leading to a fine and likely ending the All-Star's seven-year tenure with New York. The 34-year-old flamethrower probably would not have...

Buck's back: Showalter gets another October shot with Mets

Oct. 06, 2022 06:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Buck Showalter managed a playoff game, he ended up on the hot seat after an agonizing loss for Baltimore. Six years later, a shot at redemption begins Friday with the New York Mets. The popular Showalter takes his fourth franchise to the...

Third wild card creates opportunity for another playoff team

Oct. 04, 2022 22:25 PM EDT

The Philadelphia Phillies grabbed baseball's last playoff ticket on Monday, and Bryce Harper and company partied into the night. “ We're in! We did it! We did it! ” slugger Rhys Hoskins yelled as the celebration kicked into high gear. It's the first playoff appearance for Philly...