Ellsbury, Tanaka Lead Yankees Past Blue Jays, 5-3In a matchup of teams fighting for playoff berths as the season passed Labor Day, Masahiro Tanaka (12-4) settled down after a shaky first to win his fifth straight decision.
LISTEN: Girardi Discusses Yankees' Turnaround On WFANThe Bronx Bombers enter Wednesday's game against Toronto on a six-game winning streak, and after a dreadful start to the season have climbed to .500.
No Surprise: Yankees' Recent Surge Tied To Ellsbury Waking UpJacoby Ellsbury has been criticized for not living up to his end of the deal. Of late, however, he's looked a lot more like the player the Yankees thought they were getting a few years back.
Ellsbury Steals Home As Yankees Snatch Victory From Rays, 6-3Jacoby Ellsbury stole home, a daring dash that seemed to startle most everyone at Yankee Stadium and helped New York rush past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 Friday night.
Sweeny: More Than Anything, Yankees Need Ellsbury To Stay On FieldThe Yankees have a small margin for error at several positions, which is why a player like Jacoby Ellsbury needs to stay healthy and get back to being who he once was.
Yankees' Ellsbury Out Until Thursday With Bad WristEllsbury underwent treatment Sunday, a day after being hit by a fastball from Atlanta's Julio Teheran.
Palladino: Age And Massive Contracts Will Work Against Yankees In 2016Unless something drastic happens between now and spring training, the 2016 Yanks are going to look way too much like the 2015 Yanks.
Ellsbury's Disastrous Season Ends Without A Start In One-Game PlayoffJacoby Ellsbury sat the bench for most of his first postseason game after signing a $153 million contract with the New York Yankees.
Cashman On Yankees' Agonizing Demise: 'The Wheels Were Flying Off As The Season Went On'The Yankees still have not led in a postseason game since Derek Jeter sprawled in the dirt three years ago, screaming in pain from a broken ankle.
Silverman: Enigmatic Ellsbury Must Come Through If Yankees Are To Go On Playoff RunAs the Yankees limp towards the postseason, there are many reasons why they are going to be a wild-card team and not a division champion.
Severino Impresses As Yanks Take Series From White SoxRookie right-hander Luis Severino pitched six effective innings and the New York Yankees scored enough despite going hitless in their first 13 at-bats with runners in scoring position.
Ellsbury Nowhere To Be Found At Plate As Yankees Push Toward The PostseasonWith the Yankees fighting tooth and nail to stay in the AL East race, they can ill afford to have one of their best hitters go in the tank.