Yankees offense continues to struggle in Game 2 ALCS loss

A legendary pitching performance by Justin Verlander, a memorable swing from Carlos Correa and a mad-dash sprint from Jose Altuve have the Astros two wins away from reaching the World Series presented by YouTube TV. Correa shot a game-winning double into the right-center-field gap off Aroldis Chapman to score Altuve from first base and send the Astros to a 2-1... more

Yankees AL East title hopes take big hit in loss Thursday night

Wilson Ramos’ go-ahead two-run homer as part of a seven-run fifth inning helped the Rays rally for a 9-6 victory Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, averting a series sweep while all but nixing the Yankees’ hopes of securing the American League East title. Despite Aaron Judge’s American League-leading 51st home run, the Yankees’ elimination number in the division was reduced... more

Tanaka’s 15-K gem keeps Yankees in East race

Expertly commanding a lethal splitter that vanished from the strike zone all afternoon, Masahiro Tanaka recorded a career-high 15 strikeouts in a brilliant seven-inning performance that led the Yankees to their 90th win of the season, a 4-0 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. With the victory, the Yankees maintained some hope of overtaking the... more

Judge breaks Babe Ruth’s record, but AL East title chase ends for Yanks

Aaron Judge eclipsed Babe Ruth’s 96-year-old record for the most roundtrippers hit at home by a Yankees player, and CC Sabathia walked off to a standing ovation on Saturday at Yankee Stadium as New York defeated the Blue Jays, 2-1, in its penultimate game of the regular season. Judge’s 484-foot blast, according to Statcastâ„¢, off Marcus Stroman was his American... more

Yankees secure home field for Wild Card, gain on Red Sox

Aaron Hicks robbed Wilson Ramos of a grand slam with an unbelievable catch, Jordan Montgomery settled in to complete six solid innings and Starlin Castro homered as the Yankees secured home-field advantage for a potential American League Wild Card Game with a 6-1 victory over the Rays on Tuesday evening at Yankee Stadium. With the win, the Yankees closed within... more

Yankees bust out brooms vs. Twins in playoff push

Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez launched back-to-back homers, and Didi Gregorius also went deep as the Yankees continued to fire on all cylinders in pursuit of a postseason berth, completing a series sweep of the Twins with an 11-3 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Judge connected for his American League-leading 45th homer and Sanchez hit his 32nd homer,... more
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