New York Yankees

CC tabbed as Yanks head north to face Jays
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CC Sabathia said that his team is back to being “the same old Yankees” after reloading its rotation prior to last Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, and the left-hander hopes to back up that boast on Tuesday as the Yanks open a three-game series with the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays will send […]

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Ellsbury sparks NY, backs Severino to top Tribe
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Jacoby Ellsbury broke the game open, but Aaron Judge put it away. Both of their offensive heroics on Sunday afternoon helped power the Yankees to an 8-1 rout over the Indians at Progressive Field, salvaging a split of the four-game set between postseason hopefuls.

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Yankees option Montgomery to Triple-A
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Jordan Montgomery showed up at Progressive Field on Sunday morning to get his running in, awaiting word on where his next outing would take place. That answer came following the Yankees’ 8-1 victory over the Indians, when the rookie left-hander was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

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Stellar Severino starts Yanks' Cleveland finale
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Sunday’s series finale between the Yankees and the Indians at Progressive Field will feature a premier pitching matchup between New York’s Luis Severino and Cleveland’s Carlos Carrasco.

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Stifled by Salazar, Yanks beat Tribe on late HR
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The Yankees needed to get Indians right-hander Danny Salazar off the mound on Saturday night. Once his overpowering outing came to a close, Chase Headley delivered a go-ahead home run for New York, paving the way for a 2-1 win at Progressive Field that halted Cleveland’s nine-game home winning streak.

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Lower back likely to send Holliday to DL
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Yankees designated hitter Matt Holliday will “probably” be placed on the 10-day disabled list after tweaking his lower back on a swing, manager Joe Girardi said following Saturday’s 2-1 victory over the Indians at Progressive Field.

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Montgomery sharp, but taken out after just 5
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On the topic of prescribed innings limits, the Yankees learned a valuable lesson a decade ago when the so-called “Joba Rules” spawned a few clever T-shirts and seemingly endless arguments concerning their handling of pitcher Joba Chamberlain. As a result, the Yankees have remained intentionally vague about their plans for Jordan Montgomery, who was removed […]

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Montgomery aims to strengthen case vs. Indians
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A righty-vs.-lefty pitching matchup will open the third game of four between the Yankees and Indians, as Cleveland’s Danny Salazar and New York’s Jordan Montgomery will take the mound at Progressive Field on Saturday night.

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Yankees hope bats can keep up with arms
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The Yankees’ pitching staff leads the American League with a 3.09 ERA since the All-Star break, and had their offense been able to keep pace, manager Joe Girardi wonders how much better their 12-10 record since the Midsummer Classic could look.

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Girardi seeks solution for Sanchez's miscues
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Irked after watching one of the Indians’ seven runs score on Gary Sanchez’s Major League-leading 12th passed ball of the season, Yankees manager Joe Girardi used his postgame news conference as a platform to challenge his catcher to do a better job of blocking behind the plate.

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Bats, defense off in Garcia's Yankees debut
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Behind Trevor Bauer’s strong performance, the Indians took advantage of several defensive miscues to spoil Jaime Garcia’s Yankees debut on Friday night at Progressive Field. The end result was a 7-2 victory for Cleveland, extending its home winning streak to nine games.

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Bench Report: Second half
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Bench coach Rob Thomson discusses New York’s revamped roster and how the team is gearing up for a postseason run.

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