Guardians rally past Yankees 4-2 in 10 innings, tie ALDS 1-1
Oscar Gonzalez singled in the go-ahead run with Cleveland’s second straight bloop hit in the 10th inning, and the Guardians overcame a two-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 4-2 and even their best-of-five AL Division Series at one game apiece.
Judge shows frustration, still 61 homers with 2 games left
Judge went 1 for 5 with a single and scored the decisive run. Judge singled in the eighth and got another at-bat in the ninth, grounding out on the first pitch. Manager Aaron Boone had indicated that Judge would play in the nightcap if he was still at 61 homers, and they wrap up the regular season Wednesday. Peraza's ball went into the packed left-field seats, where fans were crowded hoping for a ball from Judge. YES said the family gave the ball to the Yankees and was set to meet Peraza between games.wftv.com
Yankees blanked again, Gausman pitches Blue Jays to 4-0 win
NEW YORK — (AP) — Rather than break out, Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees were shut out. New York have been shut out three times in the last six games and five times in the last 13. Danny Jansen had a sacrifice fly in the ninth for the Blue Jays, who have outscored the Yankees and Baltimore Orioles 19-3 over the last three games. TRAINER’S ROOMBlue Jays: OF/DH George Springer didn’t play after fouling a ball off his knee while going 5-for-5 in Thursday’s win. Yankees: RHP Gerrit Cole (9-5, 3.30 ERA) is 0-3 with a 4.35 ERA in five starts since the All-Star break.wftv.com
Santana's homer rallies Mariners for 4-3 win over Yankees
Yankees Mariners Baseball Seattle Mariners' Carlos Santana tosses his bat after hitting a two-run home run against the New York Yankees during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Seattle. Aaron Judge hit his major league-leading 45th homer of the season for the Yankees, who have lost eight of 10. With the Yankees leading the AL East and Seattle in the first AL wild-card spot, the teams could meet again in the playoffs. Mariners: Seattle remains hopeful CF Julio Rodriguez (wrist) will be activated off the injured list before Friday’s series opener in Texas. Mariners: Seattle has not announced its rotation for the series at Texas that begins Friday.wftv.com
Jays' Guerrero hits 3 HRs vs Yanks despite bloodied hand
Blue Jays Yankees Baseball Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr., center, gestures to fans after reaching home plate on a home run, next to New York Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (Frank Franklin II)NEW YORK — (AP) — Already the face of the upstart Toronto Blue Jays, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looked the part of a true Maple Leaf on Wednesday night, too. Guerrero seemed like he'd have to leave in the second inning when his bare throwing hand was accidentally spiked by baserunner Aaron Hicks. Guerrero had to reach across his body for infielder Bo Bichette's throw and placed his right hand down behind the first base bag to balance. He used his right hand for high-fives with base coaches Mark Budzinski and Luis Rivera as he rounded the bases, then clapped his hands together emphatically before touching home plate.wftv.com
Judge HRs twice, rallies Yanks past Mets on 9/11 anniversary
Aaron Judge tied it with his second homer of the game in the eighth inning, Mets infielder Javier Báez gave away the lead with an error a few at-bats later and the New York Yankees beat their crosstown rival 8-7 at Citi Field following a stirring ceremony on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Yanks reliever throws 4 wild pitches in 10th, Red Sox rally
Kiké Hernández hit a two-run double that tied the game with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of a record four wild pitches by Brooks Kriske in the 10th to rally past the rival New York Yankees 5-4 on a rainy night at Fenway Park.
Yanks, Rockies deal with COVID surges after All-Star break
Red Sox Yankees PPD Baseball Boston Red Sox players take batting practice at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in New York. The Red Sox and Yankees played as scheduled Friday night, a day after their series opener was postponed due to New York's six-player outbreak. The virus surges come as teams try to resume play following a break for Tuesday's All-Star Game in Denver. None of the Rockies players added to the COVID IL were All-Stars. “I hate to see this,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora said before the Rockies announced their moves.wftv.com
Red Sox-Yanks to play Friday; Judge among positive tests
Red Sox Yankees PPD Baseball Boston Red Sox players take batting practice at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in New York. The Yankees' post-All-Star break opener against the Red Sox on Thursday night was postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests among New York pitchers Jonathan Loaisiga, Nestor Cortes Jr. and Wandy Peralta. “And we expect to go play well.”At least one of Judge, Urshela and Higashioka was not vaccinated, the Yankees said. Boone said he expects each of the COVID-positive players to be out at least 10 days from the time of their positive test. Judge started for the AL team in this week's All-Star game, sparking concern about a potential spread at the midsummer classic.wftv.com
Cole's strikeouts, spin rate down, Royals rally past Yanks
Gerrit Cole’s strikeouts and spin rate dropped as he pitched for the first time since Major League Baseball’s crackdown on sticky substances, and the Kansas City Royals rallied off Jonathan Loiasiga for four runs in the eighth inning to beat the New York Yankees 6-5.
LEADING OFF: No-hit streak, Davis down, Cueto vs Reds
Kluber fired the sixth no-hitter in the majors already this year, leading New York over the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Wednesday. It is also the first time three teams have been no-hit twice in one season, with the Rangers joining Cleveland and Seattle. SEASON OVERBaltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will miss the entire season after surgery Wednesday to repair the labrum in his left hip. Davis reported pain in his lower back and hip in spring training, when he took only two at-bats. VIRUS UPDATESAn unidentified Washington Nationals player who is vaccinated and asymptomatic tested positive for COVID-19, manager Dave Martinez said Wednesday.wftv.com
Yanks rally past Nats 4-3 in 10th, Scherzer strikes out 14
Nationals Yankees Baseball Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Scherzer allowed one walk and two hits to the Yankees, Higashioka’s fifth homer and LeMahieu’s single later in the inning. The inning was keyed when Ford left first base uncovered to go after Robles’ push bunt, which Kluber picked up. ... LHP Zack Britton (elbow surgery March 15) threw a bullpen Friday that included sliders and is to throw another Tuesday. UP NEXTRHP Domingo Germán (2-2, 4.32) starts Sunday’s series finale for New York against RHP Joe Ross (2-2, 4.39).wftv.com
Yanks' Britton needs surgery to remove elbow bone chip
FILE - New York Yankees relief pitcher Zack Britton winds up during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in New York, in this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo. Yankees left-hander Zack Britton is not throwing because of a sore pitching elbow, was to be examined by a doctor on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, and could miss the start of the season. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)LAKELAND, Fla. – New York Yankees left-hander Zack Britton needs surgery to remove a bone chip from his pitching elbow and seems certain to miss the start of the season. Yankees manager Aaron Boone announced the need for an operation following New York's 6-5 loss to Detroit on Tuesday. Boone said Britton felt soreness Sunday night following a bullpen session and had an MRI of his elbow on Monday.
Yankees view Kluber and Taillon as high risk, high reward
FILE - In this July 9, 2020, file photo, Texas Rangers pitcher Corey Kluber throws during an intrasquad game in Arlington, Texas. The New York Yankees reached a deal with Kluber worth $11 million for one year, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. Happ to become free agents, signed Kluber to an $11 million, one-year contract and acquired Taillon from Pittsburgh for four prospects. To drop payroll below the $210 million luxury tax threshold, Cashman traded right-hander Adam Ottavino to rival Boston, saving $7.15 million. New York enters spring training with a projected rotation of Gerrit Cole, Deivi García, left-hander Jordan Montgomery, Kluber and Taillon.