AL East

CC Sabathia (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees Need CC Sabathia To Mend Quickly

CC Sabathia is going south, to Tampa, that is. That’s good news for the Yanks because the trip represents a major step forward in getting off the DL.

06/23/2014

Mark Buehrle of the Toronto Blue Jays looks into the outfield after surrendering a two-run home run against Brian McCann at Yankee Stadium on June 18, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Blue Jays, Buehrle Burned By Short Porch At Yankee Stadium

To lose 15 games in a row in one ballpark takes a lot of lousy luck. For the second night in a row, a short home run to right field at Yankee Stadium proved to be Toronto’s undoing.

06/19/2014

David Robertson, right, and Brian McCann celebrate the Yankees’ 3-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on June 17, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Despite Mediocre Play, Yankees In Position To Seize AL East

The Yankees’ have not played the kind of baseball they are capable of playing, yet they will almost certainly be in a position to breathe down the Blue Jays’ necks in a matter of days.

06/18/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

GM Brian Cashman: Yankees Want To Keep Manager Joe Girardi

“He knows we’d like to have him stay and continue as manager of the New York Yankees as we move forward,” general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday.

10/01/2013

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Nova K’s Seven, Pitches Complete Game Shutout Against Giants

Nova pitched a six-hitter for his second career shutout, Eduardo Nunez hit a two-run homer and the Yankees kept pace in the wild-card chase.

09/21/2013

R.A. Dickey (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

R.A. Dickey Rooting For Rival Tampa Bay In Wild-Card Race

Wait, a professional ballplayer cheering on his AL East rivals? That seems odd, but Dickey isn’t about to make any apologies.

09/18/2013

Mariano Rivera is presented with his scoreboard number by Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox while being honored on September 15, 2013 at Fenway Park. It was Rivera's final regular-season game in Boston as he is set to retire at the end of this season. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Humbled By Tribute At Fenway Park

“A great ceremony. Great,” the Yankees closer said. “Well done. Humbling. At the same time, I definitely appreciate what the Red Sox organization did. I will never forget it.”

09/16/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: How Can You Say Yankees Don’t Have Heart?

As the Yankees continue to surge then sputter, surge then sputter, I keep hearing from fans about how this team lacks heart and desire. Seriously? That’s about all this team has.

09/16/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Jeter Meter Runs On Empty

Sadly, Derek Jeter will force the Yankees to yank him from the infield, literally rip the uniform off his increasingly creaky body. He won’t go quietly.

09/13/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images), Robinson Cano and A-Rod (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Jeter Done For 2013, But Yankees Very Much Alive

We now know that Derek Jeter isn’t going to ride to the rescue. But Alex Rodriguez and Robinson Cano still have a chance. Yankees fans just might embrace them both if it happens.

09/12/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Announce Sunday Tribute For Mariano Rivera At Fenway Park

The Red Sox invited fans to be seated by 7:30 p.m. for the tribute, adding that some tickets are still available. The game is scheduled to start at 8:05 p.m.

09/12/2013

Phil Hughes (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Phil Hughes Back In Yankees’ Rotation For Huge Game Against O’s

The Yankees and Orioles meet for the final time this year to close out a four-game series at Camden Yards, with 13-game loser Phil Hughes making his return to the rotation for New York.

09/12/2013

Manager Joe Girardi of the New York Yankees walks to the dugout in the first inning of the game after an altercation with the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 9, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Palladino: Stolen Signs Should Be Least Of Yankees’ Worries

Give Girardi this. At least he cares. He may be misguided at times, but he leaves little doubt on the field as to where he stands with his team

09/11/2013

Manager Buck Showalter of the Orioles yells at Yankees manager Joe Girardi (not pictured) during the first inning at Camden Yards on September 9, 2013. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Yankees Loss Overshadowed By Girardi-Showalter Clash

Joe Girardi didn’t seem interested in shedding any light on the first-inning fracas that had Orioles manager Buck Showalter angry and emptied both dugouts.

09/10/2013

Alfonso Soriano is tagged out by second baseman Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox after being picked off in the ninth inning on September 5, 2013. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera On Brutal Yankees Loss: ‘We Just Blew It’

“It’s a tough loss, there’s no doubt about it,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “But we have to bounce back. You can’t feel sorry for yourself.”

09/06/2013

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