New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers
Arlington, Texas; Tuesday, 2:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jameson Taillon (14-5, 3.83 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 146 strikeouts); Rangers: Jon Gray (7-7, 3.86 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 131 strikeouts)
TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge walked four times and stayed at 60 home runs, one shy of Roger Maris’ American League record, as the New York Yankees clinched the AL East title by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Tuesday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge stayed at 60 home runs, one shy of Roger Maris’ American League record, and the New York Yankees’ bid to clinch the AL East stalled when Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit an RBI single in the 10th to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 3-2 win Monday night.
Boston Red Sox (72-79, fifth in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (93-58, first in the AL East)
New York; Sunday, 7:08 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Brayan Bello (2-6, 4.75 ERA, 1.73 WHIP, 47 strikeouts); Yankees: Nestor Cortes (10-4, 2.67 ERA, .97 WHIP, 146 strikeouts)
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge disappointed fans by staying stuck at 60 homers but doubled twice and scored on Oswaldo Cabrera’s first-inning grand slam that started the New York Yankees to a 14-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
Pittsburgh Pirates (55-93, fifth in the NL Central) vs. New York Yankees (89-58, first in the AL East)
New York; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Roansy Contreras (5-4, 3.24 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 74 strikeouts); Yankees: Luis Severino (0-0)
BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Judge didn’t homer.
Gleyber Torres only sorta did.
Torres hit a three-run, Little League homer to break a fifth-inning scoreless tie, and the AL East-leading New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
BOSTON (AP) — It's a rare thing for a Red Sox fan to cheer for a member of the New York Yankees.
Aaron Judge caused some of Boston's faithful to make an exception on his latest visit to Fenway Park
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were poised to extend their recent misery on a long night against the Rays. Then one swing from Josh Donaldson changed everything.
Donaldson hit a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning as the clock struck midnight, and struggling New York salvaged an 8-7 win over Tampa Bay on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning as the clock struck midnight, and the struggling New York Yankees salvaged an 8-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinch-hitter Sam Haggerty opened the seventh inning with a go-ahead homer, Andrés Muñoz escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth and the Seattle Mariners hung on for a 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night after blowing a four-run lead.
NEW YORK (AP) — With two first-place teams on the field, the New York Mets made this Subway Series a one-way ride.
Starling Marte singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Mets beat the crosstown Yankees 3-2 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros opened the second half of the season by sweeping the New York Yankees in a doubleheader Thursday to inch closer in the standings to the team with baseball's best record.
Houston Astros (45-26, first in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (52-20, first in the AL East)
New York; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Jose Urquidy (6-3, 4.68 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, 52 strikeouts); Yankees: Nestor Cortes (6-3, 2.31 ERA, .96 WHIP, 78 strikeouts)
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston's Cristian Javier and Héctor Neris have held the New York Yankees hitless through eight innings Saturday in a game the Astros lead 2-0.
Javier pitched seven innings with a career-high 13 strikeouts and one walk, throwing 71 of 115 pitches for strikes.
TORONTO (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. launched his fifth career grand slam, Teoscar Hernández hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to stop the Yankees’ nine-game winning streak, beating New York 10-9 Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge hit two of the Yankees’ six solo homers off rookie Matt Swarmer, and New York routed the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Saturday night for its 10th win in 11 games.
Giancarlo Stanton, Gleyber Torres, Jose Trevino and former Cub Anthony Rizzo also went deep against the 28-year-old right-hander as the Yankees hit their most homers since Sept.
NEW YORK (AP) — 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.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gerrit Cole gave up home runs to his first three batters and a career-high five in 2 1/3 innings but the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 10-7 Thursday night behind two home runs from Joey Gallo.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jameson Taillon took a perfect game into the eighth inning, then fell behind before the New York Yankees rallied past the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Thursday night on a clutch swing by pinch-hitter Anthony Rizzo.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jameson Tallion pitched two-hit ball over eight innings, following Nestor Cortes to give the Yankees their longest consecutive starts in nine years and leading New York over the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — All of a sudden, some of the biggest stars on the New York Yankees are absent.
Their lesser-known replacements are ready to keep the engine humming.
JP Sears pitched five poised innings to win his first career start and the no-name relievers left in New York's banged-up bullpen finished a five-hitter as the Yankees blanked the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joc Pederson homered three times and drove in a career-high eight runs, including a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco Giants outslugged the New York Mets 13-12 on Tuesday night in one of the wildest games imaginable.
CHICAGO (AP) — Right before the biggest swings during New York's seven-run eighth inning, Marwin Gonzalez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu each worked a walk against one of baseball's toughest relievers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres sent a fastball soaring, started jogging toward first base and raised his right arm about the time a young boy in the first row of the right field short porch caught the ball on the fly.
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after calling Yankee Stadium a “Little League ballpark” following Gleyber Torres' game-winning home run over the right field short porch, Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward said he regretted his postgame remarks.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Miller snapped Michael King’s impressive scoreless streak with a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the seventh inning that lifted the Texas Rangers over the New York Yankees 4-2 Sunday to salvage a doubleheader split.
TORONTO (AP) — Gleyber Torres homered early, then hit a go-ahead single in the ninth inning as the New York Yankees won their 10th straight game, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Monday night.
Giancarlo Stanton singled off Yimi Garcia (0-2) to begin the New York ninth, ending a streak of four perfect innings by Blue Jays relievers.
TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone saw Gleyber Torres coming to the plate with the go-ahead run in scoring position, and had one thought.
“I was thinking, ‘No one better right now,’ and he put a great swing on it,” Boone said.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Anthony Rizzo and Gleyber Torres all homered and the New York Yankees won their seventh in a row, beating the Kansas City Royals 12-2 Friday night in a rain-shortened game.
NEW YORK (AP) — After 9 ½ seasons at Wrigley Field, Anthony Rizzo is finding his new confines plenty friendly.
“I think he likes Yankee Stadium,” New York manager Aaron Boone said. “After tonight, I think it sealed it.”
NEW YORK (AP) — The only catch Cleveland right fielder Oscar Mercado was able to make in the ninth inning was a beer can thrown at his face.
Some fans in the notoriously rowdy right-field bleachers at Yankee Stadium pelted Cleveland outfielders with bottles, cans and debris in a chaotic scene Saturday, moments after New York rallied for a 5-4 win.
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had three hits to move one shy of 3,000 in the Detroit Tigers’ 5-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday night at chilly Comerica Park.
Cabrera beat out an infield hit in the second inning and singled up the middle in the fourth against Luis Severino, then grounded a single through the shortstop hole in the sixth off Chad Green (1-1).
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees should field better this season. Whether they’ve improved on the mound and at the plate remains to be seen.
New York’s key moves after its 12th straight unsuccessful season were to trade catcher Gary Sánchez and acquire shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa in a move that allows Gleyber Torres to play second base.
PHOENIX (AP) — It wasn't that long ago that New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres was one of the game's young stars.
Now the 25-year-old is trying to re-establish himself after two mediocre offensive seasons.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge stepped into the batting cage and sent a long, high drive completely out of the park.
Far behind the left-field wall, a couple of University of South Florida students paid no attention.
NEW YORK (AP) — Infielder Gio Urshela agreed to a $6.55 million, one-year contract with the New York Yankees on Tuesday, while starting pitcher Domingo Germán agreed to $1.75 million and pitcher Lucas Luetge to $905,000.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone made the decision to shift Gleyber Torres from shortstop to second base late in the season.
General manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday there was not a single instance that led to the decision.
TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge hit two of New York’s five home runs and the Yankees extended their AL wild-card lead by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 Thursday night.
Gleyber Torres and Anthony Rizzo also connected off Blue Jays starter Robbie Ray, and Brett Gardner added a solo homer as New York (91-68) slimmed its magic number to clinch a postseason spot to two.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees are rolling into a season-ending divisional gauntlet taking solace in the standings.
“We're in control of things,” manager Aaron Boone said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Maligned for poor defense and a bat that failed to fulfill promise for long stretches, Gary Sánchez impresses the Yankees with resilience.
With New York reeling after consecutive blowouts, Sánchez sparked a revival with an early go-ahead home run.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Brett Gardner blooped a two-run single in the ninth inning that was set up by a double steal, and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Wednesday night for their third straight win.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Gleyber Torres says he is taking his move from shortstop back to second base in stride.
Yankees manager Aaron Boone decided to make the change after Torres made 18 errors this season, including four in the past week.
NEW YORK (AP) — Down five runs in the third inning with a rookie on the mound, the New York Yankees saw their season spiraling out of control.
Aaron Judge and Gary Sánchez revived them with the type of win they had not put together in more than a year.
A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday:
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres was treated by the Yankees the same way he dealt with too many grounders: He was given the boot from shortstop.
New York moved the error-prone infielder to second base for Monday’s game against Minnesota.
NEW YORK (AP) — The reeling Yankees made a Subway Series of mental and physical mistakes in their weekend opener at the Mets.
Catcher Gary Sánchez had a pair of glaring defensive lapses, and throwing errors by third baseman Gio Urshela and shortstop Gleyber Torres led to three runs in the Yankees' 10-3 loss on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aroldis Chapman gave up Pedro Severino’s tiebreaking sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the ninth inning and the New York Yankees lost to Baltimore 4-3 Saturday after the last-place Orioles took a no-hitter into the seventh.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinch-hitter Gleyber Torres broke up Baltimore's no-hit bid with an infield single that bounced off the glove of second baseman Jahmai Jones with one out in the seventh inning Saturday.