Yankees fire longtime pitching coach Larry Rothschild

Baseball / MLB Oct 29, 2019

Yankees fire longtime pitching coach Larry Rothschild

Larry Rothschild has been fired as the New York Yankees' pitching coach after nine seasons. New York announced his departure Monday, nine days after the team was eliminated by Houston in the AL Championship Series. The Yankees decided it was time for a new voice ...

Jose Altuve's HR sends Astros past Yankees, to World Series

Baseball / MLB Oct 20, 2019

Jose Altuve's HR sends Astros past Yankees, to World Series

Jose Altuve, the diminutive driving force of Houston, delivered a swing that will play in Astros' highlights forever. Altuve homered off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning and Houston outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 Saturday night to advance to the World ...

Yankees stave off elimination

Baseball / MLB Oct 19, 2019

Yankees stave off elimination

Justin Verlander watched and waited, hoping Aaron Hicks' drive deep down the right-field line would hook foul at the last instant. When it bonked hard off the bright yellow foul pole for a three-run homer, Verlander crouched beside the mound and simply held up his ...

CC Sabathia's 19-season MLB career comes to an end

Baseball / MLB Oct 19, 2019

CC Sabathia's 19-season MLB career comes to an end

CC Sabathia walked into Yankee Stadium's interview room with his left arm in a sling Friday, 16 hours after shuffling off the mound in pain following the 58,692nd and final pitch of his major league career. That powerful left shoulder — which earned six All-Star ...

Astros pounce on Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees in Game 4

Baseball / MLB Oct 18, 2019

Astros pounce on Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees in Game 4

Masahiro Tanaka yielded a go-ahead home run to George Springer in the third inning in the New York Yankees' 8-3 loss to the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Thursday. Tanaka allowed four runs — three earned — ...

Didi Gregorius grand slam powers Yankees to win

Baseball / MLB Oct 6, 2019

Didi Gregorius grand slam powers Yankees to win

Masahiro Tanaka held the visitors to a run over five innings on Saturday, while a grand slam from Didi Gregorius powered the New York Yankees to an 8-2 win over the Minnesota Twins for a two-game lead in the American League Division Series. The Japanese ...

Yankees wrap up AL East title

Baseball / MLB Sep 20, 2019

Yankees wrap up AL East title

The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer DJ LeMahieu. A day after wasting a chance to ...