For the Yankees to win their weekend series vs. the Red Sox in Sunday night’s rubber match, they’ll have to do it against left-hander Chris Sale, who has not only been the Red Sox’s ace this season, but he’s also been arguably the best pitcher in the American League. Rookie Jordan Montgomery is scheduled to […]
Andrew Benintendi’s sweet stroke produced a pair of three-run homers as the Red Sox pounded Luis Severino and the Yankees, 10-5, on Saturday afternoon to claim their ninth victory in 10 games.
Luis Severino’s transformation into the Yankees’ ace has taken place largely without interruption over the course of this All-Star campaign, and with the Red Sox in town, the right-hander picked an especially inopportune time to experience his worst outing of the season.
In what could have been viewed as his club’s most important game of the season, Aaron Hicks homered to spark a five-run rally and uncorked a terrific throw to help the Yankees stun the Red Sox and snap their eight-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory on Friday evening at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees had almost forgotten how impressive Aaron Hicks’ right arm was to watch, so much so that a group of pitchers marveled over his velocity while shagging batting practice fly balls as they opened their rivalry homestand vs. the Red Sox, wondering aloud what radar gun readings he might produce from the mound.
With both the Yankees and the Red Sox in the throes of a tight division race, Saturday’s game carries more weight than a typical bout between the two rivals.
The Yankees are contending in what was supposed to a retooling year, and the system already has begun to deliver impact talent.
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We sit down with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman to discuss the busy Trade Deadline as the Yankees seek a postseason spot.
It’s the Red Sox and the Yankees in the Bronx, and that in itself is enough to grab your attention. Eduardo Rodriguez will go for the visitors against non-waiver Trade Deadline acquisition Jaime Garcia at 7:05 p.m. ET Friday in an MLB Network Showcase game.
Marco Estrada befuddled the Yankees over seven scoreless innings to pick up his first win since May 27, and Jose Bautista crushed his third homer in four games as the Blue Jays secured the rubber game of the three-game series with a 4-0 victory at Rogers Centre on Thursday night.
The Yankees could not wait to play with Sonny Gray following his blockbuster addition prior to the non-waiver Trade Deadline, but their offense has thus far been unable to muster a single run of support behind the right-hander’s 12 innings with the club.