CLEVELAND (AP) — The bullpen broke down, Didi Gregorius misplayed an easy grounder and another player went on the injured list.
The New York Yankees keep taking hits — and keep hitting...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach Plesac followed a family tradition.
Like his uncle, his first major league win came against baseball's most celebrated team.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Didi Gregorius taught himself to play piano while recovering from elbow surgery.
TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday that injured infielder Troy Tulowitzki has returned home as he attempts to recover from a strained left calf.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has nearly recovered from Tommy John surgery and could rejoin New York during a trip that starts Tuesday at Toronto.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton and shortstop Didi Gregorius are closing in on their returns to the New York Yankees while right-hander Jake Barrett is heading to the injured...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The only New York Yankees in action Friday were those on the injured list.
While the big league club was rained out in Kansas City, Yankees pitcher James Paxton and...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton still has discomfort in his ailing left knee, and shortstop Didi Gregorius planned to start a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees will have to wait a little longer for the return of the Giancarlo Stanton.
The outfielder took a step back in his return from arm injuries and won't...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy...
NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius is projected to return to the New York Yankees next month, a faster recovery from Tommy John surgery than expected.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Yankees shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday with a left calf strain, the 11th New York player sidelined just a week into the season.
New York opens season against Baltimore
Baltimore Orioles (47-115, fifth in the AL East in 2018) vs. New York Yankees (100-62, second in the AL East in 2018)
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner thinks New York has a championship-caliber team as it heads into Thursday's opener against Baltimore.
100-win Yankees limp into season with many injuries
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees open the season with likely baseball's most accomplished injured list.
Luis Severino, CC Sabathia, Dellin Betances, Didi Gregorius, Aaron Hicks,...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki is doing just fine, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone says, despite his slow start at the plate.
Tulowitzki was hitless in three at-bats in a 6-5 win...
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Danny Farquhar pitched a hitless seventh inning in the New York Yankees' 6-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday in his second spring training...
Yankees’ Tulowitzki hits in first simulated game
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki took a called third strike in his first simulated game of spring training and followed with a drive down the right-field line that would have been over Yankee...
Gregorius not estimating on return from elbow surgery
NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius was quick when asked if he had a date in mind for his return from a torn elbow ligament.
"April," he blurted.
Then he smiled, laughed and added: "We all know that's not going to happen, but that's what I want to do. It's a wait and see 'til everything is cleared, everything is ready to go."
Ed Kranepool, Aaron Boone to receive Thurman Munson awards
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets 1969 World Series champion Ed Kranepool and Yankees manager Aaron Boone will be honored at next month's Thurman Munson awards dinner.
They will be joined Feb. 5 by Yankees Didi Gregorius and Miguel Andujar, along with Giants two-time Super Bowl champion Zak DeOssie.
The Munson awards are presented annually for success on and off the field. The 74-year-old Kranepool, who is awaiting a kidney donor, will receive his award from teammate Ron Swoboda.
Infielder DJ LeMahieu, Yankees finalize $24M, 2-year deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Gold Glove-winning second baseman DJ LeMahieu and the New York Yankees have finalized a $24 million, two-year contract.
The deal, which would appear to eliminate New York as a destination for Manny Machado, was agreed to Friday subject to a successful physical. He will earn $12 million in each of the next two seasons.
AP source: LeMahieu, Yankees agree to $24M, 2-year deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Gold Glove-winning free-agent second baseman DJ LeMahieu and the Yankees have agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that would appear to eliminate New York as a destination for Manny Machado.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because no agreement had been announced.
Greg Bird, Yankees agree to $1.2 million, 1-year contract
NEW YORK (AP) — Oft-injured first baseman Greg Bird and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $1.2 million, one-year contract to avoid arbitration.
The 26-year-old hit .214 with 11 homers and 31 RBIs in 311 plate appearances during an injury wrecked 2018 season in which he lost the first base job to July acquisition Luke Voit.
Long and short of it: Tulowitzki happy if Yanks add Machado
NEW YORK (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki would be happy if the New York Yankees add Manny Machado to their infield, even if the move costs the 34-year-old shortstop playing time.
"Hey, I signed up to be a Yankee because I wanted to play with the best players," Tulowitzki said during a conference call Monday. "So if Manny is one of those guys, then I think that would be awesome. It would make the team that much stronger."
Tulowitzki to play shortstop for Yanks until Didi returns
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees view Troy Tulowitzki as their starting shortstop until Didi Gregorius returns from Tommy John surgery this summer.
Still, general manager Brian Cashman won't rule out trying to sign Manny Machado, one of the top free agents on the market.
AP source: Tulowitzki agrees to 1-year deal with Yankees
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have obtained a low-cost infield replacement, agreeing to a one-year contract with shortstop Troy Tulowitzki for the major league minimum $555,000, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement, first reported by ESPN, is subject to a successful physical.
Happ would like to see Machado join him on Yankees
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that he's staying with the New York Yankees, J.A. Happ would like to see Manny Machado join him in the Bronx.
"You get any kind of player like that on a team, that would be exciting," the pitcher said Thursday, three days after finalizing a $34 million, two-year contract.
Cashman says Yankees interested in Machado
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says he has been talking about Manny Machado with the infielder's agent.
New York shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss at least half of next season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, leaving the team in search of an infielder.
Sanchez has shoulder surgery, Sabathia to retire after ’19
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Months before the start of spring training, the New York Yankees' injury list is lengthening.
Catcher Gary Sanchez had surgery on his left shoulder Thursday, which could slow him during spring training but is not likely to keep him out of the lineup on opening day.
Yanks SS Gregorius has Tommy John surgery, return uncertain
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has undergone Tommy John surgery on his right elbow that is expected to keep him out of action for much of next season.
The Yankees said the surgery went as expected Wednesday. It was done by Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius needs Tommy John surgery
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees star shortstop Didi Gregorius needs Tommy John surgery on his right elbow after injuring himself making a throw in Boston during the AL Division Series, and there's no telling exactly when he'll be able to play again.
General manager Brian Cashman said Friday that Gregorius will be out "until sometime next summer." Cashman said the team will have a better idea about his return after surgery, which hasn't yet been scheduled.
‘Embarrassing’: Yanks routed by Red Sox 16-1, trail ALDS 2-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Their ace got booed off the mound, loudly. Their manager let things get out of hand. And their backup catcher wound up pitching.
"It was an embarrassing day today," New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius said.
Not much else to say after the Yankees absorbed the most-lopsided loss in their distinguished, 396-game postseason history, routed by the Boston Red Sox 16-1 Monday night in the AL Division Series.
A capsule look at the Yankees-Red Sox playoff series
A look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox:
Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Boston, 7:32 p.m.; Game 2, Saturday, at Boston, 8:15 p.m.; Game 3, Monday, Oct. 8, at New York, 7:40 p.m.; x-Game 4, Tuesday, Oct. 9, at New York, 8:07 p.m.; x-Game 5, Thursday, Oct. 11, at Boston, 7:40 p.m. (All games on TBS).
A capsule look at the Athletics-Yankees playoff game
A look at the American League wild-card game between the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees:
Schedule: Wednesday, at New York, 8:08 p.m. EDT (TBS).
Gregorius, Hicks could return to Yankees this weekend
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius and center fielder Aaron Hicks could return from injuries during a regular season-ending series this weekend at Boston.
Gregorius was cleared to resume baseball activities after a hand specialist examined his right wrist. Gregorius tore cartilage in the wrist during a head-first slide last weekend while scoring the run that clinched a postseason berth.
Yanks say Aaron Hicks should return to lineup this week
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Hicks should recover from a tight left hamstring in a few days and return to the New York Yankees lineup this week, according to manager Aaron Boone.
Hicks left Monday night's 4-1 win over Tampa Bay in the fourth inning, one inning after aggravating the hamstring while running to first and avoiding a double play.
Aaron Hicks hurts hamstring as Yankees beat Rays 4-1
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The players who combined for the run that clinched the New York Yankees' postseason berth are both hurt.
Aaron Hicks injured his left hamstring running up the first-base line in the Yankees' 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night, another concern for New York heading into next week's AL wild-card game.
Yankees CF Aaron Hicks injures left hamstring
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks left Monday night's game at Tampa Bay with left hamstring tightness.
Hicks appeared to get hurt in the third inning while running to first base on a grounder to shortstop, successfully beating a relay throw and avoiding a double play. He was replaced by Brett Gardner in the middle of the fourth.
Gregorius hopes to return from wrist injury this week
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius hopes to return from a wrist injury this week and start in the AL wild-card game on Oct. 3.
Gregorius hurt his right wrist Saturday when he slid headfirst on Aaron Hicks' 11th-inning double to score the run that clinched a postseason berth. An MRI on Sunday revealed a small tear.
"It feels way better," Gregorius said before Monday night's game at Tampa Bay. "Feeling stronger. More movement. It's a big step to go forward."
Gregorius hurt; A’s wait; Phils, Pirates, D-Backs out
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has torn cartilage in his right wrist and is unsure whether he will be able to play in the AL wild-card game on Oct. 3.
Gregorius, who has 27 homers and 86 RBIs, got injured Saturday when he slid headfirst on Aaron Hicks' 11th-inning double to score the run that clinched a postseason berth for New York, which disclosed the injury after a 6-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.
Bad day in the Bronx: Didi hurt, Yankees lose to lowly O’s
NEW YORK (AP) — The playoff-bound Yankees blew a three-run lead against the worst team in the majors Sunday — and then came the really bad news.
New York shortstop Didi Gregorius has torn cartilage in his right wrist and is unsure whether he will be able to play in the AL wild-card game on Oct. 3. Gregorius, who has 27 homers and 86 RBIs, got injured Saturday when he slid headfirst on Aaron Hicks' 11th-inning double to score the run that clinched a postseason berth for the Yankees.
Bad day in the Bronx: Didi hurt, Yankees lose to lowly O’s
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees' Didi Gregorius tore cartilage in his right wrist while scoring the run that clinched a wild card berth for New York, manager Aaron Boone said after his team wasted a three-run lead in a 6-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.
Sabathia helps Yanks beat Orioles 10-8, close on wild card
NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia's cutter was back, and the big left-hander returned to the win column for just the second time since the All-Star break.
Mauer’s grand slam leads Twins past Yankees 10-5
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Though the New York Yankees remain on pace to reach the 100-win mark, the threat of being forced to take a cross-country trip for a one-and-done postseason game sure has not disappeared.
This rare lopsided loss to the Minnesota Twins sure didn't help.
Joe Mauer hit a grand slam to highlight a six-run fifth inning, and the Twins beat the Yankees for the first time in 10 meetings, a 10-5 victory on Tuesday night after another flop by Sonny Gray as a starter.
LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
LEADING OFF: Yankees-Astros open ALCS, Cubs-Dodgers in NLCS
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
Yanks complete comeback, beat Indians 5-2 in Game 5 of ALDS
CLEVELAND (AP) — These young Yankees were unshaken, resilient and as tough as the city they represent.
The baby Bronx Bombers have grown up fast.
Didi Gregorius, following in the October footprints left by Derek Jeter, homered twice off Corey Kluber as New York beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to complete its comeback from a 2-0 deficit in the Division Series and dethrone the AL champions.
LEADING OFF: Sale vs Verlander; Judge, Yanks’ power vs Bauer
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
Red Sox lefty Chris Sale makes his first postseason appearance when he starts against Astros righty Justin Verlander in Game 1 of the AL Division Series at Minute Maid Park. Sale led the majors with 308 strikeouts while going 17-8 with a 2.90 ERA for Boston. Verlander excelled after being traded from Detroit to Houston, winning all five starts for his new team with a 1.06 ERA.