Judge 48th HR, Yanks beat Mets 4-2 to sweep Subway Series
Aaron Judge hit a 453-foot drive halfway up the bleachers for his 48th home run and added an RBI single during a seventh-inning rally, boosting the Yankees past the Mets 4-2 for a two-game sweep in a Subway Series both teams hope was a World Series prelude.
Judge 47th HR, Yanks top Scherzer, Mets 4-2 in Subway Series
Aaron Judge connected off Max Scherzer for his major league-leading 47th home run, Andrew Benintendi drove in two runs and the New York Yankees withstood a botched popup by rookie Oswaldo Cabrera to beat the Mets 4-2 for their first Subway Series win this season.
Judge homers again as Cortes, Yankees roll past Orioles 6-0
Yankees Orioles Baseball New York Yankees starting pitcher Nestor Cortes throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) (Nick Wass)BALTIMORE — (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his major league-leading 37th home run, fellow All-Star Nestor Cortes pitched six sharp innings and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-0 on Sunday. Judge has nine homers in his last 12 games against Baltimore and 36 over his career — his most against any opponent. The Yankees lead the majors with 166 homers, the most they’ve hit through the first 96 games of a season in franchise history. Orioles: RHP Austin Voth (1-1, 6.38 ERA) is starting Monday against the Rays and RHP Corey Kluber (6-5, 3.73 ERA)___More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/hub/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Yankees reliever King out for season with fractured elbow
Yankees Orioles Baseball New York Yankees relief pitcher Michael King, center, is tended to by a trainer during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, July 22, 2022, in Baltimore. King left the game with an injury. New York Yankees catcher Jose Trevino is at left. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) (Nick Wass)BALTIMORE — (AP) — New York Yankees reliever Michael King is out for the season after he fractured his right elbow in a game against Baltimore this weekend. King has pitched in parts of four seasons for the Yankees, going 9-9 with a 3.84 ERA in 66 games.wftv.com
Ohtani a 2-way All-Star again; 6 Yankees, 5 Braves, Astros
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez)NEW YORK — (AP) — A year after Shohei Ohtani became baseball’s first two-way All-Star, the Los Angeles Angels sensation did it again. Outfielders Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton were elected to start. Contreras joins Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras as the first brothers in the same All-Star Game since Aaron and Bret Boone in 2003. Seattle outfielder Julio Rodríguez was the lone rookie picked and at 21 is the youngest of this year’s All-Stars. AL pitchers elected to start by players included Cleveland’s Emmanuel Clase, Baltimore’s Jorge López, Toronto’s Alek Manoah, Tampa Bay’s Shane McClanahan along with Cole, Cortes, Holmes and Verlander.wftv.com
Cole, Yankees wallop Guardians 13-4 in DH first game
Yankees Guardians Baseball New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Cleveland Guardians, Saturday, July 1, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer) (David Dermer)CLEVELAND — (AP) — Gerrit Cole brushed off giving up back-to-back home runs and worked six strong innings, leading the New York Yankees to a 13-4 romp over the Cleveland Guardians in the first game of a split doubleheader on Saturday. Cole (7-2) was tagged for consecutive homers in the second inning by Josh Naylor and Franmil Reyes before settling in. SHIFTING GEARSThe Yankees twice deployed a unique shift on Guardians star José Ramírez, moving shortstop Marwin Gonzalez into left-center. UP NEXTAaron Civale (2-4, 7.20 ERA) was scheduled to start Friday and the Guardians gave him the option of pitching either game.wftv.com
Astros' Tucker tries to steal home amid PitchCom malfunction
APTOPIX Yankees Astros Baseball Houston Astros' Kyle Tucker, left, is tagged out by New York Yankees catcher Jose Trevino (39) while trying to steal home plate during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (David J. Phillip)HOUSTON — (AP) — Houston's Kyle Tucker was thrown out Thursday night when he tried to steal home while New York Yankees starter Luis Severino tinkered with his malfunctioning PitchCom device. Alex Bregman had just hit a two-run double to put Houston up 2-0 and Tucker was on third with two outs in the third inning. Severino had the PitchCom earpiece in his right hand and had to quickly maneuver to get the baseball back in his throwing hand. The PitchCom digital pitch-calling devices, which transmit signals from the catcher to the pitcher, were introduced to the majors this season.wftv.com
Astros' Tucker tries to steal home amid PitchCom malfunction
Houston’s Kyle Tucker was thrown out Thursday night when he tried to steal home while New York Yankees starter Luis Severino tinkered with his malfunctioning PitchCom device. Alex Bregman had just hit a two-run double to put Houston up 2-0 and Tucker was on third with two outs in the third inning. With Yuli Gurriel at-bat, a frustrated Severino took off his cap and held the PitchCom speaker to his ear, apparently unable to hear instructions from catcher Jose Trevino.news.yahoo.com
Yankees' Judge walks off Astros for 2nd time in 4 days
Aaron Judge drove a three-run homer in the 10th inning for his second walk-off hit against Houston in four days, and the New York Yankees recovered after nearly being no-hit for the second consecutive game, beating Houston 6-3 to split a four-game series between the AL’s best teams.
Payday: Judge wins it for Yanks on eve of arbo showdown
Astros Yankees Baseball New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton, left, celebrates with Aaron Judge after Stanton hit a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 23, 2022, in New York. Batting with two on against Ryne Stanek, Judge smoked a 3-0 splitter into the left-field corner to score Jose Trevino from second base. Stanek walked DJ LeMahieu, then fell behind Judge 3-0 as fans serenaded the slugger with “MVP!” chants. Judge is asking for a $21 million salary, while New York has offered $17 million in his final season before reaching free agency. After Judge reached on third baseman Bregman's error, Rizzo smoked what he thought was a two-run homer to right.wftv.com
Payday: Judge wins it for Yankees on eve of salary showdown
Aaron Judge lined a game-winning single on the eve of his salary arbitration showdown, capping a four-run ninth inning that included Aaron Hicks’ tying three-run homer off closer Ryan Pressly in the New York Yankees’ 7-6 victory over the Houston Astros.
Judge homers twice, Yankees come back to beat Rays 5-4
Judge's 22nd career multi-homer game helped the Yankees come back from a 4-1 deficit after Isaac Paredes hit his fourth home run in two games for the Rays. The win was the 18th in 21 games for the Yankees, who maintained a 12-game lead in the AL East. Paredes, who homered three times in the Rays' 5-4 win Tuesday night, hit his ninth homer of the season leading off the second against starter Jordan Montgomery. But Judge, who had homered in the fourth off Baz, led off the seventh with another home run off Colin Poche, cutting the Rays' lead to 4-3. Rays: LHP Jeffrey Springs (3-2, 2.00) pitches Friday night in the opener of a three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.wftv.com
Trevino ends stalemate, red-hot Yankees edge Cubs 2-1 in 13
As his line drive landed safely in left field, Jose Trevino tossed his bat aside and broke into a big smile on the way to first base. Come on out and celebrate, he waved to Yankees teammates hopping over the dugout railing. Trevino finally snapped a stalemate in the 13th with a pinch-hit single Friday night that gave New York a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs.news.yahoo.com
Manny Bañuelos finally lives out Yankees dream
Tigers Yankees Baseball New York Yankees' Manny Banuelos pitches during the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers on Friday, June 3, 2022, in New York. Enjoy it.”Formerly a touted New York Yankees prospect, Bañuelos finally got the chance to pitch in pinstripes 14 years after he first joined the organization and seven years after he was traded away. Injuries opened a spot in the bullpen, and New York promoted Bañuelos to the big club May 26. Bañuelos' wife and daughter were in the stands, and he's keeping the first ball he pitched Friday as a souvenir. “Stories like that, those go a long ways not only for the guys, but for kids around the world,” Trevino said of Bañuelos.wftv.com
Thor hammered in NY return, Yanks hand Halos 6th loss in row
Angels Yankees Baseball Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard reacts as he leaves during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees Tuesday, May 31, 2022, in New York. Jordan Montgomery (1-1) pitched four-hit ball for seven innings, allowing Luis Rengifo's seventh-inning homer on a hanging curveball. A Mets fan favorite across town at Citi Field from 2015-19, Syndergaard hardly resembled the flamethrower known as Thor. He missed all of 2020 following Tommy John surgery and returned to pitch two innings during the final week of last season. Syndergaard signed a $21 million, one-year deal with the Angels and has reinvented himself, his old 98 mph bolts now absent.wftv.com
Thor hammered in NY return, Yanks hand Halos 6th loss in row
Noah Syndergaard was rocked in his return to New York, giving up Matt Carpenter’s two-run homer in a four-run first inning that propelled the Yankees over the reeling Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Tuesday night. Starting a high-profile three-game series against Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout & Co., New York improved the American League’s best record to 34-14 and sent the Angels (27-23) to their season-worst sixth straight loss. Jordan Montgomery (1-1) pitched four-hit ball for seven innings, allowing Luis Rengifo’s seventh-inning homer on a hanging curveball.news.yahoo.com
Emotional Trevino delivers for Yanks on late dad's birthday
Trevino began what would have been Joe Trevino's 69th birthday by sipping coffee out of his father's favorite mug. He ended it with a most unexpected moment for a player acquired just before opening day as a glove-first backup catcher. He always said, 'Ninth inning, down one, you need a base hit here to tie the game or win the game at Yankee Stadium.' Marwin Gonzalez followed with another single, and Trevino then scorched the winning hit off Baker (1-2) into the left-field corner. Torres hit two of the Yankees’ four solo homers off starter Bruce Zimmermann, with Anthony Rizzo and Trevino also connecting.wftv.com
Trevino lifts Yanks over O's in 11; LeMahieu, Stanton hurt
Trevino hit his second homer of the season earlier in the game and also had a tying single in the seventh. The Yankees lost DJ LeMahieu and Giancarlo Stanton, the latest on a growing list of health concerns for the AL’s top team. Marwin Gonzalez followed with another single, and Trevino then scorched the winning hit off Baker (1-2) into the left-field corner. Torres hit two of the Yankees’ four solo homers off starter Bruce Zimmermann, with Anthony Rizzo and Trevino also connecting. New York starter Jordan Montgomery cruised into the seventh before allowing Hays' leadoff homer, which cut the Yankees' lead to 3-2.wftv.com
Cole, Yanks sweep Guardians in series blighted by fan issues
Gerrit Cole bounced back from the shortest start of his career, Anthony Rizzo powered an early offensive barrage and the New York Yankees pounded the Cleveland Guardians 10-2 to complete a three-game sweep in a series marred by fan misbehavior.
Ohtani's legs help Angels past Rangers, who lose 100th game
Shohei Ohtani sparked a four-run sixth-inning rally with his legs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Texas 7-2 on Wednesday night to send the Rangers to their first 100-loss season since 1973. With the score 2-2, Ohtani led off the sixth with a sharp grounder to first baseman Nathaniel Lowe and beat pitcher Taylor Hearn to the bag. Ohtani stole second, continued to third on a throwing error by catcher Jose Trevino and came home when Jack Mayfield singled through a drawn-in infield.news.yahoo.com
Astros lose combined no-hit bid against Rangers in 8th
Rangers Astros Baseball Houston Astros starting pitcher Framber Valdez throws to a Texas Rangers batter during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke) (Michael Wyke)HOUSTON — (AP) — The Houston Astros lost their combined no-hit bid in the eighth when Isiah Kiner-Falefa singled to start the inning for the Texas Rangers. The Rangers, who have lost a season-high 10 straight, did not hit a ball in the air through six innings. Trevino hit a sharp ground ball with one out in the fifth that looked like it might get by Correa, but he spun to grab it. ___More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/hub/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Astros pitching a combined no-hitter through 7 innings.
Rangers Astros Baseball Houston Astros starting pitcher Framber Valdez throws to a Texas Rangers batter during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke) (Michael Wyke)HOUSTON — (AP) — The Houston Astros are pitching a combined no-hitter through seven innings against the Texas Rangers. Framber Valdez needed 99 pitches to get through six innings and Bryan Abreu took over for the seventh. The Rangers, who have lost a season-high 10 straight, did not hit a ball in the air through six innings. ___More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/hub/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
AP sources: Fernando Tatis Jr., Padres agree on 14-year deal
FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2020, file photo, Texas Rangers catcher Jose Trevino kneels by the plate as San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. watches his grand slam during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)SAN DIEGO – Fernando Tatis Jr. has helped make baseball fun again in San Diego. Giancarlo Stanton, now with the New York Yankees, signed a 13-year, $325 million deal with Miami in 2015. Bryce Harper signed a 13-year, $330 million deal with Philadelphia in 2019. The biggest deal by dollars remains Mike Trout's $426.5 million, 12-year contract signed with the Angels in 2019.
Tatis connects twice for HR lead, Padres rout Rangers 14-4
Texas Rangers catcher Jose Trevino and San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. watch the flight of Tatis's grand slam ball that came off a pitch from Rangers relief pitcher Juan Nicasio in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Monday Aug. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)ARLINGTON, Texas Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice, including a grand slam for his major league-leading 11th of the season, and the San Diego Padres routed the Texas Rangers 14-4 on Monday night to stop a five-game losing streak. Austin Hedges connected on his second homer, a solo shot in the fourth, as the Padres set their season high for runs. TINGLER'S HOMECOMINGFirst-year San Diego manager Jayce Tingler capped 13 seasons in the Texas organization with a return to the big league staff when Chris Woodward was hired for the 2019 season. San Diego hadn't announced a starter.