Big signings mean big expectations for the Yankees this season. Fans will expect the very best from the Bronx Bombers with home ticket prices significantly higher during divisional match ups this summer.
R.A. Dickey and three relievers combined for a shutout, Jose Bautista and Melky Cabrera homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 4-0 on Saturday afternoon.
Melky Cabrera’s two-run homer in the eighth inning gave the Toronto Blue Jays a 2-0 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday and a sweep of their two-game exhibition series at an Olympic Stadium packed with former Montreal Expos fans.
Andy Pettitte pitched six effective innings, Curtis Granderson homered and the New York Yankees beat Toronto, 5-3, on Thursday after a 3 1/2-hour rain delay for their 10th straight victory against the Blue Jays.
David Wright didn’t sign a eight-year, $138 million extension with the Mets just to hang around with a fourth-place club.
With roughly a third of the MLB season already complete, the profile of the American League East looks almost entirely different than one might expect.
The Blue Jays’ Jo-Jo Reyes has matched a major league record by making his 28th consecutive start without recording a win.
Aaron Hill hit a three-run homer, John Buck and Travis Snider added solo drives and the Toronto Blue Jays gave retiring manager Cito Gaston a winning send-off in his home finale, beating the Yankees 8-4 Wednesday night.
The way they’ve fared against the Blue Jays this season, the New York Yankees will hope to have a little cushion in the playoff race before returning to Toronto in late September.
Curtis Granderson hit a three-run homer, Marcus Thames added a two-run drive and three other Yankees hit solo blasts as New York pounded the Toronto Blue Jays 11-5 on Tuesday night.
Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer, then added a tiebreaking solo drive in the eighth inning for his 40th of the season, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Monday night.
Robinson Cano looks to help the AL East-leading Yankees to a third straight victory in the opener of a three-game set with the Blue Jays on Monday night at Rogers Centre.
Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player to hit 600 home runs in the first inning at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, reaching the milestone after a 12-game drought — and exactly three years to the day after his 500th homer.
While Alex Rodriguez’s home run drought has kept him from making history, it’s his hitless streak that’s helped cost the New York Yankees their spot atop the AL East.
Alex Rodriguez’s home run drought is delaying him from reaching a statistical milestone. The New York Yankees could badly use a homer from their superstar right now, for more than symbolic reasons.