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 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 get bounces in victory against Astros

Baseball / MLB Jun 23, 2019

Yankees get bounces in victory against Astros

Booed and banged up during a frustrating season, Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton muscled his way to a breakthrough performance Saturday night. A couple inches the other way, it might've been the Houston Astros' turn to exhale. Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles — both ...

Ohtani takes Maeda deep in victory

Baseball / MLB Jun 12, 2019

Ohtani takes Maeda deep in victory

Shohei Ohtani homered off Kenta Maeda and robbed his countryman of a chance for an eighth win Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 to complete a two-game Freeway Series sweep. Ohtani, who homered off fellow Japanese and Seattle Mariners ...

Tanaka pitches Yankees to win

Baseball / MLB May 13, 2019

Tanaka pitches Yankees to win

Masahiro Tanaka needed only 73 pitches over seven innings Sunday to get his third win of the season and lead the New York Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Tanaka (3-3) outdueled reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell (3-4) and ...