After squandering leads in the ninth, 16th and 18th, Boston at last went ahead for good on a sacrifice fly by Mookie Betts.
Sure, it’s only been three games, but there’s no denying the fact that the Yankees look very much like their mediocre-at-best selves from last season.
Sitting in the first row behind home plate at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night, Jimmy Fallon was spooked by a foul ball off the bat of Jacoby Ellsbury in the seventh inning.
Girardi needed something to give his team a boost, and he got it with the Betances-to-Miller progression. Now he should go back to the book. The one that will tell him to let Betances do his job in the ninth.
Coming off right knee surgery in July and making his first start since last May, the big lefty threw his fastball 88-90 mph but had good downward tilt on his slider.
Alex Rodriguez tossed his bat aside and rounded the bases without any fanfare, though the drive invigorated a small crowd on a cold night at Yankee Stadium.
Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run since serving a yearlong drug suspension, but the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-3.
Even though CC Sabathia appears to be healthy he has very few convinced he will be his old self this season.
The Bronx Bombers are about to bomb, for the third straight season. No tweet or Twitter troll can change that truth.
Chase Headley hit a tiebreaking single that deflected off the wrist of reliever Brett Cecil, and the New York Yankees rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Wednesday night.
Joe Torre’s presence at Yankee Stadium on Monday was both comforting and haunting. A corporeal bridge to the good times and great teams, Torre also reminds us how far the Yankees have fallen.
Derek Jeter, the iconic Yankees shortstop who retired after the 2014 season, didn’t throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium on Monday because he was unavailable, Newsday reported.
“I’m not going to make excuses,” Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said. “He’s capable of pitching better than today, and he will.”
Back from an unprecedented season-long drug suspension, Alex Rodriguez received a loud ovation and, for a designated hitter, a rare shout-out from the Bleacher Creatures.
Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Monday in Alex Rodriguez’s return to the major leagues.
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