Intense Yankees pounce on rival Rays in doubleheader sweep

Baseball / MLB Jul 19, 2019

Intense Yankees pounce on rival Rays in doubleheader sweep

Gio Urshela homered and drove in three runs as the New York Yankees topped the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 in the opener of a doubleheader on Thursday. Yankees manager Aaron Boone was ejected after directing a profane rant toward rookie plate umpire Brennan Miller. Boone's ...

Tanaka gets win as AL All-Stars top NL rivals

Baseball / MLB Jul 10, 2019

Tanaka gets win as AL All-Stars top NL rivals

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka became the first Japanese pitcher to win an All-Star Game when the American League earned its seventh straight win over the National League on Tuesday. Tanaka was the second pitcher to take the mound for the AL and retired ...

Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka added to roster for MLB All-Star Game

Baseball / MLB Jul 7, 2019

Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka added to roster for MLB All-Star Game

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vazquez and Milwaukee right-hander Brandon Woodruff have been added to the rosters for Tuesday's All-Star Game. They replace Toronto's Marcus Stroman, who has a strained pectoral muscle; Arizona pitcher Zack Greinke, who will be attending to ...

Yankees top Red Sox in MLB's European debut

Baseball / MLB Jun 30, 2019

Yankees top Red Sox in MLB's European debut

Rest assured, British fans: Most baseball games are not like this, not even the crazy ones between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Major League Baseball arrived in Europe on Saturday night with Ye Olde Slugfest. Each team scored six runs in a ...

Yankees set home run record in win over Jays

Baseball / MLB Jun 26, 2019

Yankees set home run record in win over Jays

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 (200-cm) slugger, batting second in the lineup, predicted the mark ...

Yankees homer in record-tying 27th straight game

Baseball / MLB Jun 25, 2019

Yankees homer in record-tying 27th straight game

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 ...