9/26/2016 | Yanks, Blue Jays clear benches twice
A 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.
9/26/2016 | Blue Jays' WC lead cut to one in loss to Yanks
In 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.
9/26/2016 | Girardi hoping Tanaka can start Saturday
Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka is expected to see team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad on Tuesday when the club returns home from an 11-game road trip, manager Joe Girardi said before Monday's 7-5 victory over the Blue Jays.
9/25/2016 | Betances, Clippard can't seal deal vs. Jays
Even when things look like they're about to go right for the Yankees, they haven't been ending that way.
9/25/2016 | Family, friends celebrate Yogi at N.J. museum
Yogi 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.
9/24/2016 | Jeter pays surprise visit to kids at NYC Baseball Clinic
Former 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.
9/24/2016 | Headley, Tex rest due to lingering ailments
With the Yankees' postseason chase nearing the final week of the season, a pair of veterans were notably absent from the starting lineup on Saturday.
9/24/2016 | Girardi: CC 'pitched really well' vs. Jays
With 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.
9/24/2016 | Bautista's blast extends Blue Jays' WC edge
The 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.
9/24/2016 | Yanks' September swoon due to struggling bats
The 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.
9/23/2016 | Yanks, Jays continue Wild Card clash in Toronto
The Yankees' playoff hopes are dwindling, but a momentum-building win in Toronto could swing the tide forward. On the mound for New York on Saturday at Rogers Centre will be left-hander CC Sabathia, while the AL Wild Card-leading Blue Jays counter with Marcus Stroman.
9/23/2016 | Blue Jays break out, push Yanks back in WC race
After 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.
9/23/2016 | Girardi not expecting Starlin back in Toronto
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he's not expecting second baseman Starlin Castro to return to the lineup during New York's four-game weekend series in Toronto.
9/23/2016 | Vote: Young talent up for Best Rookie Award
Voting 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.
9/22/2016 | Yankees know they must win '11 out of 10'
The 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."
9/22/2016 | Yanks trade veteran reliever Coke to Pirates
The Yankees completed a Minor League deal on Thursday, trading veteran left-hander Phil Coke to the Pirates for cash considerations.
9/22/2016 | 'Slight' forearm strain costs Tanaka next start
The Yankees announced before Thursday's 2-0 loss to the Rays that they will skip Masahiro Tanaka's next scheduled start after the American League's ERA leader underwent an MRI exam that revealed a small flexor mass strain in his right forearm.
9/22/2016 | Sanchez keeping Yankees' playoff hopes alive
The 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.
9/22/2016 | Pirates acquire veteran lefty Coke from Yankees
The Pirates have acquired veteran left-hander Phil Coke in a Minor League deal with the Yankees for cash considerations, the Bucs announced Thursday.
9/21/2016 | Seeking big sweep, Yankees call on Cessa
Finishing strong is mandatory for the Yankees if they want to keep their postseason hopes alive. That means taking care of business against a last-place team like the Rays.
9/21/2016 | Torre: Baseball after 9/11 had added purpose
Joe 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.
9/21/2016 | Sanchez fastest to 19 career HRs: 45 games
For 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.
9/21/2016 | Butler fitting in with Yanks, open to '17 return
The 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.
9/21/2016 | Pineda's 11-K outing helps set winning tone
By the time the Yankees grabbed the lead in the seventh inning on Tuesday, Michael Pineda had found a spot on a couch in the visiting clubhouse at Tropicana Field, cooling down from an 11-strikeout performance that was his best in some time.
9/21/2016 | Sanchez keeps up 'amazing' run with 17th HR
Surely, there were pitchers in 1927 who could not wait to test their skills against Babe Ruth, who went to battle against Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris in 1961, or who grumbled on a nightly basis when their club was handing out intentional walks to Barry Bonds in 2001.
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