Aardsma spent most of last season in the Mets’ bullpen. He went 2-2 with a 4.31 ERA in 43 games, striking out 36 and walking 19 in 39 2/3 innings.
The 37-year-old appeared in 50 games for the Mets last season, interrupted by two trips to the disabled list. He pitched to a 4.37 ERA with 28 strikeouts and 12 walks in 45 1/3 innings of work.
A victory by the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night eliminated the mathematical possibility of the Yankees securing a playoff berth.
Eric Young’s two-out double in the ninth inning gave the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over Cleveland on Sunday.
Scott Kazmir struck out a season-high 12 in six innings, Nick Swisher hit a grand slam and the Indians continued their playoff push with an 8-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.
Former Yankee Chad Curtis faces up to 15 years in prison after a jury in West Michigan found him guilty Friday on charges that he inappropriately touched three teenage girls.
The Yankees do not appear to be content to have just Alfonso Soriano and Alex Rodriguez as their main right-handed power threats down the stretch.
CC Sabathia took a perfect game into the fifth inning, then hung on to make early homers by Travis Hafner and Brett Gardner hold up for the Bombers in a 6-4 win over Cleveland on Wednesday.
David Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.
Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam for his first homer of the season, Brett Gardner had a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Monday night to spoil Nick Swisher’s first game back in the Bronx.
David Huff can fill two roles for the Yankees as a much-needed lefty arm and bullpen innings eater.
“There wasn’t panic, but there were fingers on the button,” Cone told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti. “We saw it potentially slipping away.”
Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians, 7-0, on Monday for a doubleheader split.
Justin Masterson pitched a four-hitter for his second shutout this season, leading the Cleveland Indians over the New York Yankees, 1-0, in the first game of a doubleheader on Monday.
The Cleveland Indians saw plenty of Robinson Cano last month, and now they will have to try to find a way to slow down the Yankees’ superstar in a doubleheader.