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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:36:46 EDTMark Teixeira was the one mobbed by his teammates at home plate, hitting a walk-off grand slam off Joe Kelly in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Yankees to a 5-3 victory, but the Red Sox still clinched the American League East title on Wednesday evening at Yankee Stadium.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:01:46 EDTThe ball rocketed through the mist toward right field, and as Mark Teixeira tracked its flight, he spread his arms wide to embrace a memory that he will savor for the rest of his life. If this turns out to be his last trip around the bases, a walk-off grand slam to beat the Red Sox will do just fine.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:17:53 EDTFrom Central Park to Washington Square to Times Square, the Baby Bombers distributed caps to Yankees fans young and old.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:14:16 EDTIs Gary Sanchez the year's Best Rookie? Vote now to help Sanchez win big in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards, the baseball industry's ultimate honors.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:28:34 EDTAfter the Red Sox clinched the American League East on Wednesday night, David Ortiz will play his final game against the rival Yankees in the Bronx on Thursday night.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:37:10 EDTSome of the most recognizable names in Yankees history took their positions in the middle of the diamond, but for all of that talent, Starlin Castro and Didi Gregorius have accomplished something that the likes of Derek Jeter, Willie Randolph, Tony Lazzeri and Phil Rizzuto never did.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:47:45 EDTVoting is underway through Nov. 11 at MLB.com/awards to help decide who wins Best Rookie regardless of league affiliation, and all five of your candidates are currently playing key roles in pennant races: Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer, Indians center fielder Tyler Naquin, Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez, Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager and Nationals center fielder Trea Turner.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:00:00 EDTA dominant force for most of his 19-year career, the Yankees' Mariano Rivera holds the all-time record for games saved in the regular season and postseason.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:18:13 EDTWho do the Yankees have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for New York's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:51:07 EDTRing and a miss? Yankee fan's proposal rally
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:57:38 EDTTyler Austin's late home run delayed a potential Red Sox celebration while keeping his club alive in the playoff chase for at least one more evening, as the rookie's two-run shot lifted the Yankees to a 6-4 victory on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:47:11 EDTGary Sanchez's remarkable march through the history books continued in the Yankees' 6-4 win over the Red Sox on Tuesday, as the rookie launched his 20th home run in his 51st career game to equal an 86-year-old Major League record.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:06:14 EDTGary Sanchez aside, it hasn't been easy going for the other Baby Bombers since their August debuts, but in the Yankees' series opener against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, Tyler Austin came through.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:38:42 EDTMasahiro Tanaka says that he wants to make his final start of the regular season, tentatively scheduled for Saturday against the Orioles, even if the Yankees have been eliminated from postseason contention by then.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:16:47 EDTIn a game marred by two early benches-clearing incidents, the Yankees scored five runs in the ninth inning -- three coming on homers by Mark Teixeira and Aaron Hicks -- and defeated the Blue Jays, 7-5, on Monday night at Rogers Centre to win the finale of the four-game series.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:40:17 EDTIf Monday's game at Rogers Centre was Mark Teixeira's final road contest, it certainly was one for the memory books.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:58:38 EDTA trio of hit-by-pitches led to the Blue Jays and Yankees clearing their benches twice early in Monday's 7-5 Yankees win at Rogers Centre.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:20:41 EDTDavid Ortiz wrote a letter to Yankees fans
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:16:01 EDTThe Blue Jays bolstered their own pursuit of a postseason spot, while dealing the Yankees another blow in their hunt for an American League Wild Card berth, in a walk-off 4-3 win on Sunday at Rogers Centre.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:36:38 EDTEven when things look like they're about to go right for the Yankees, they haven't been ending that way.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:13:28 EDTYogi Berra was as beloved in Montclair, N.J., as he was in the Bronx. Berra and his wife, Carmen Berra, moved their family to the hilly suburb in 1959, eight World Series titles and three Most Valuable Player Awards already under his belt. Berra spent nearly the next six decades there, raising his family, mentoring kids at summer camp and greeting trick-or-treaters at the door on Halloween.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:42:56 EDTWith the Yankees looking to improve their standing in the American League Wild Card race, CC Sabathia gave his club everything it could ask for, and more, throwing seven sparkling innings of four-hit shutout ball to keep a sold-out Rogers Centre crowd as quiet as possible in the Yankees' 3-0 loss to the Blue Jays on Saturday.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:09:03 EDTThe Blue Jays widened their lead for the top spot in the American League Wild Card race as Jose Bautista's three-run home run in the eighth inning broke a scoreles tie in Toronto's 3-0 win over the Yankees on Saturday at Rogers Centre.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 22:44:55 EDTFormer New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter returned to the field at the Al Oerter Recreation Center in Queens on Saturday morning to the utter delight of 100 children from all five boroughs of New York.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:10:06 EDTThe Yankees have been one of the Cinderella stories in the season's second half, but a costly September slide has been headlined by a scuffling offense, which struggled again on Friday evening at Rogers Centre.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:11:19 EDTAfter Francisco Liriano's six shutout innings preserved a narrow lead, the Blue Jays' previously struggling offense erupted for four runs in the seventh and two more in the eighth en route to a 9-0 win over the Yankees on Friday night at Rogers Centre.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:05:01 EDTThe Yanks had a few laughs as newcomers like Gary Sanchez, Tyler Austin and Luis Cessa curiously eyed the onesies they would be wearing through Canadian customs. Thursday's 2-0 loss to the Rays removed some of the fun, but a loose attitude can only help in the face of what manager Joe Girardi called "the biggest series of the year."
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:23:42 EDTBlake Snell hurled five effective innings and Corey Dickerson homered, helping the Rays put another dent in the Yankees' postseason hopes with a 2-0 victory on Thursday night at Tropicana Field. Brad Miller drove in the game's first run to help Tampa Bay take the finale of this three-game series with New York, which opened the day 2 1/2 games back -- with four teams to jump -- in the chase for the second American League Wild Card spot.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:04:53 EDTThe Yankees completed a Minor League deal on Thursday, trading veteran left-hander Phil Coke to the Pirates for cash considerations.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:54:39 EDTGary Sanchez continued a sensational and historic start to his Major League career on Wednesday, homering twice and driving in five runs to lead the Yankees to an 11-5 victory over the Rays at Tropicana Field.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:51:53 EDTThe Yankees limped out of Fenway Park late Sunday night, stunned in four games by the streaking Red Sox, and with three of their key players hurt.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:40:44 EDTEven now, three years after his retirement from baseball, it's hard not to think of Mariano Rivera, both in New York and around the Major Leagues.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:59:36 EDTFor the second time in as many nights, the Rays opted to pitch to Gary Sanchez with first base open. The Yankees' rookie sensation responded with the same result: a long three-run homer.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:18:46 EDTThe thought of sitting out for the rest of the year crossed Billy Butler's mind as the highway miles rolled past last week, traveling to his in-law's home in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Without regular at-bats under his belt, the 10-year veteran was not sure if he was ready to help a team.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:45:15 EDT8 insane facts to put Sanchez's start in perspective
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 22:44:55 EDTJoe Torre remembers that morning as vividly as every other American. He was manager of the Yankees, and his club had been rained out the day before.