Even beating Orioles shows why Yankees’ rival is history now

BALTIMORE — That it was only the Orioles doesn’t much matter. The Yankees are beating all comers these days, and they are doing it in a variety of ways, with a multitude of heroes. This time, Giancarlo Stanton rested, MVP candidate Aaron Judge registered no hits from the DH spot and the Yankees still prevailed, … Read more

Jose Trevino’s first Yankees homer sparks win over Orioles

BALTIMORE — Following three seasons in which he didn’t pitch much, it’s hard to know what this season has in store for Luis Severino. Monday night provided another indication that the right-hander will be able to at least approach the standard he set when he was among the best pitchers in the majors before being … Read more

Yankees crush four home runs as they cruise past White Sox

CHICAGO — The hits — and wins — just keep coming for the Yankees. The first-place Yankees extended their winning streak to five games by beating the White Sox, 10-4, on Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field, with just about everything clicking. A night after scoring a season-high 15 runs, the Yankees knocked around White … Read more

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman calls comments by Houston Astros owner Jim Crane ‘deflection’

10:01 PM ET Mary RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. CHICAGO — Nice try, Jim. That was Brian Cashman’s sarcastic response when addressing Astros owner Jim Crane’s comments against the Yankees’ general manager concerning Houston’s sign-stealing scandal. “I don’t think anybody’s going to dance to the tune he’s singing,” Cashman … Read more

Aaron Judge walk-off HR gives Yankees thrilling comeback win

The plan at the bottom of the ninth was simple, according to Jose Trevino: Get Aaron Judge to the plate. If the Yankees did that, they’d figure to be in position to at least tie—or win—the game. As has been the case all year, Judge again did not disappoint. The outfielder, whose decision to not … Read more

Three Blue Jays ejected after Yankees’ Josh Donaldson hit

After five quiet innings, the Yankees offense exploded in the bottom of the sixth and some fireworks followed against the Blue Jays. Toronto lefty Yusei Kikuchi took a no-hitter into the sixth with the Yankees trailing 3-0. DJ LeMahieu doubled and Aaron Judge followed with a single. After an Anthony Rizzo fly out ended Kikuchi’s … Read more

Journeyman Nestor Cortes proves he belongs among MLB’s elite

Nestor Cortes finds every conceivable angle from which to throw his miraculous pitches. But there can only be one angle to this Yankees column, and that is Nestor Cortes himself. The legend of the sometime-sidearming Nestor is growing so big it can barely be contained in The Bronx. Cortes, the former 36th-round Yankees draftee who’s … Read more

Aaron Judge will win contract showdown with Yankees

Aaron Judge just got bigger than his outsized measurables. He left Toronto and returned to New York as something more than the 6-foot-7, 282-pound slugger who wants a richer long-term contract than the Yankees are willing to give him. He came back as the lead actor in a passion play that captured everything said to … Read more

Entire New York Yankees roster permitted to enter Canada for three-game series against Toronto

TORONTO — All members of the New York Yankees’ active roster were permitted to cross the border into Canada for a three-game series in Toronto against the Blue Jays beginning Monday night, indicating they are vaccinated against COVID-19. “This is obviously what I had hoped for,” manager Aaron Boone said. “Fortunate that we’re in the … Read more

MLB Power Rankings: The Yankees, Twins and Angels are sitting high; Cardinals and White Sox hit some bumps

Every week,​ we​ ask all​ of our baseball​ writers​ — both the​ local​ scribes​ and the national team,​ more​ than​​ 30 writers in all — to rank the teams from first to worst. Here are the collective results, the TA30. April is the dumbest baseball month. It’s all nonsense. Misdirection and puffs of smoke. Things … Read more