7/23/2016 | Report: Yankees saying Chapman deal close
The Yankees are informing other clubs that they are nearing a trade of closer Aroldis Chapman but will hang onto fellow left-handed reliever Andrew Miller, Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reported on Saturday night. The club has not confirmed the report.
7/23/2016 | Extra-inning loss comes at inopportune time
No Major League team has ever finished undefeated, nor has any team ever been expected to. But that expectation has almost fallen upon the shoulders of this season's Yankees, who, after losing, 2-1, to the Giants in 12 innings Saturday, fell to 4 1/2 games back of the second American League Wild Card spot with the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline now just eight days away.
7/23/2016 | Yankees look to spoil Shark's Bronx debut
Jeff Samardzija was initially scheduled to start Saturday, but had his day on the hill swapped with Saturday's starter, Johnny Cueto, and will thus take the mound Sunday when he and the Giants take on Nathan Eovaldi and the Yankees.
7/23/2016 | Castro's hot bat a direct boost for Yankees
The Yankees have made their formula for success in 2016 clear: Get the starter through six innings with a lead, then give the game over to the bullpen. But it might be time to make a slight amendment to the formula. That strategy is well and good, but there might be a shortcut. Just get Starlin Castro a hit.
7/23/2016 | Yankees 'pen hiccups, but Chapman seals it
The Yankees claimed a 3-2 win in Friday's series opener vs. the Giants, but not before a pair of rare slipups from Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller, in the seventh and eighth, respectively, left the game's outcome in jeopardy.
7/23/2016 | Beltran shows off defense in win over Giants
For most of the 2016 season, Carlos Beltran's bat has been the lone saving grace for the Yankees' offense. But in the Yankees' 3-2 win over the Giants on Friday night, it wasn't Beltran's bat that led the Yankees to victory. It was his glove.
7/22/2016 | Yankees take advantage of error to beat Giants
The Giants' struggles and the Yankees' surge both continued Friday night as San Francisco shortstop Brandon Crawford committed an eighth-inning throwing error that helped New York generate the tiebreaking run in a 3-2 victory. It was San Francisco's season-high sixth consecutive loss.
7/22/2016 | Nova brings shutout history to matchup vs. Giants
Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova looks to extend his two-game winning streak Saturday night against Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija in the second contest of a three-game series.
7/22/2016 | Sabathia, Nova diverge on desire to swing bat
CC Sabathia loves to hit. He doesn't do it anymore because of his age and injury history, but he said he never thought of it as a chore. Instead, he always liked taking batting practice just for the fun of it. Ivan Nova, on the other hand, is the kind of guy who's glad he plays for an AL club.
7/22/2016 | After growing up Red Sox fan, Finley embracing pinstripes
Most 20-year-olds are still in college, trying to decide what to do with their lives beyond those four years. But Drew Finley isn't like most 20-year-olds.
7/22/2016 | Brigham, Renfroe among top prospect performers Thursday
It's been a stellar month for Marlins No. 24 prospect Jeff Brigham. The 24-year-old righty turned in yet another impressive performance Thursday, tossing seven scoreless innings and striking out a season-best 10 batters.
7/21/2016 | Girardi: Sticking with CC in 7th was right call
Sticking with CC Sabathia against the top of the Orioles' order in the seventh inning was an easy gamble for Joe Girardi, who decided to trust the big left-hander with the game on the line. Even though it didn't work out, the Yankees manager doesn't believe it was the wrong call.
7/21/2016 | Headley returns to Yanks after personal leave
After being scratched from the starting lineup Wednesday for personal reasons, Yankees third baseman Chase Headley returned to Thursday, pinch-hitting in the eighth inning of the team's 4-1 loss to Baltimore.
7/21/2016 | Green back on Yankees' staff; role TBD
Chad Green's rookie season has been an interesting one.
7/21/2016 | Tillman aces test vs. CC, Yanks in series finale
Chris Tillman worked seven strong innings, J.J. Hardy and Jonathan Schoop each drove in a pair of runs and the Orioles snapped their four-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Yankees on Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
7/21/2016 | De Leon, Alvarez among top prospect performers Wednesday
Ten was the magic number for a pair of Dodgers pitchers on Wednesday night as both Jose De Leon and Yadier Alvarez struck out 10 hitters in their respective starts for Triple-A Oklahoma City and Class A Great Lakes.
7/21/2016 | Yankees' trade plans becoming less clear
Those hoping for the spectacle of a fire sale by the New York Yankees will have to take a deep breath and, at the very least, wait a while.
7/21/2016 | Yankees seek 4-game sweep of reeling Orioles
With the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline looming, a series that could affect the future of the American League East concludes Thursday, when the Yankees host the Orioles at Yankee Stadium. New York is going for a four-game sweep and its fifth straight victory, while Baltimore tries to put the brakes on a four-game skid.
7/21/2016 | Call to action: Beltran's crafty bunt a message
Carlos Beltran squinted down the third-base line and saw nothing but daylight. His reaction was to square up for a perfect bunt single, sending a message rippling through the Yankees' dugout: With their season already on the line, they must take advantage of every opportunity.
7/21/2016 | Bumgarner aims to end Giants' five-game skid
Storylines will abound in this weekend's three-game series between the San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees, not the least of which is the matchup's sheer novelty. This will be only the fourth meeting between the former New York rivals since Interleague Play began in 1997.
7/19/2016 | The great escape: Swarzak works key relief
The box score credits the victory to Nathan Eovaldi and his 5 1/3 innings of work, but the biggest outs Tuesday evening for the Yankees were recorded by Anthony Swarzak, who extinguished a bases-loaded, one-out jam with the Major Leagues' leading home run hitter at the plate.
7/19/2016 | Gallardo to battle Pineda at Yankee Stadium
Michael Pineda has reportedly drawn trade interest from the Marlins, but the Yankees haven't made a move yet. The big righty will take the mound at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday against the Orioles and right-hander Yovani Gallardo.
7/19/2016 | Shining Starlin's 4 RBIs lead Yanks over O's
The Yankees are doing everything they can to keep the band together. With trade speculation swirling throughout the Bronx, Starlin Castro homered and drove in four runs to lead New York to its third straight victory, a 7-1 decision over the division-leading Orioles on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.
7/19/2016 | Yankees keep focus amid trade rumors
It has been speculated that several Yankees may be wearing different uniforms in the next two weeks, but that uncertainty doesn't seem to have affected the vibe in the clubhouse, where the latest trade rumors have been regularly greeted with shrugs.
7/19/2016 | MLBPAA announces team winners of 2016 Heart and Hustle Award
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) announced the 30 preliminary winners of the 2016 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday, honoring one player from each of the 30 Major League teams.
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