The old adage says a ballplayer should always respect a streak — no matter how ridiculous the circumstances.
Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 8-1.
With 44 games remaining, the Yankees do not possess the fear-inducing aura of Bronx Bombers teams of recent vintage. And unless the front office changes its philosophy, it’s only going to get worse.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi thinks most players have power. They just have to “learn how to use it better.” Brett Gardner must have been taking notes.
Jacoby Ellsbury got four hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning on Brian McCann’s pop-fly single that dropped among three Cincinnati Reds in shallow right field, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 victory Sunday.
Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer, and David Phelps pitched the Yankees to a fast start in the second half, leading New York to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
Jacoby Ellsbury’s two-out homer in the 14th inning gave the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.
Jacoby Ellsbury homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the New York Yankees took a huge lead, then held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Sunday.
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.
As part of the team’s annual HOPE Week — which recognizes people and groups that make a difference in their communities — the Yankees honored Career Gear.
Jacoby Ellsbury provided the jolt New York’s sluggish offense needed on Tuesday night, even if the Yankees still are struggling to score runs.
The Yankees are a mess and manager Joe Girardi, who was a guest on WFAN with Mike Francesa on Wednesday evening, is having a hard time making sense of it all.
Hiroki Kuroda snapped an 11-start winless streak and Jacoby Ellsbury helped build an early lead with three hits and three RBIs his first three at-bats in a 7-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday night.
Johnny Damon was beloved in Boston. Then, seemingly overnight, he became in the eyes of the Red Sox’s faithful a modern day Judas.