New York Yankees

Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner, right, singles in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Gardner Is Simply A Guy You Can’t Help But Root Like Crazy For

When it comes to the placing of value on playing in an all-star game, Brett Gardner is the anti-Carmelo Anthony.


Clay Cuchholz (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images); Michael Pineda (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Red Sox Hanging Around, Have Yankees’ Attention Heading Into Weekend Series

It’s a common aphorism that objects in your rear-view mirror are closer than they appear.


Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka pitches in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Tanaka Stellar Over 7-Plus As Yankees Take Series Against Athletics

Masahiro Tanaka allowed two hits over 7 2-3 innings, Brett Gardner hit a first-inning home run, and the Yankees rallied past the Oakland Athletics 6-2 Thursday.


Brett Gardner

Yankees’ Brett Gardner Replaces Injured Alex Gordon On AL All-Star Team

Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner is an All-Star for the first time, picked as a replacement for injured Kansas City star Alex Gordon.


Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees celebrates his sixth inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 5, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: All-Star Snub Or Not, A Good Season From A-Rod Is No Longer Good Enough

What is lost on the A-Rod Apologist, shrieking in indignity over the All-Star snub, is that he’s blown past the point of total forgiveness.


Joe Girardi and Alex Rodriguez

PHOTOS: Yankees Go ‘Bald’ To Support Brett Gardner’s Final Vote Case

The Yankees really, really want outfielder Brett Gardner to join reliever Dellin Betances and first baseman Mark Teixeira at the All-Star game.


Cole Figueroa

Cole Figueroa Makes Yankees’ Debut Against Oakland

With Chase Headley still sidelined by a sore right calf, Cole Figueroa made his New York Yankees’ debut in a series finale against Oakland.


Jeurys Familia

Brett Gardner, Jeurys Familia Long Shots To Make All-Star Team

It’s not looking good for either local player hoping to play in this month’s All-Star game.


Fans hold up a sign for retired Yankees captain Derek Jeter on Opening Day 2015 against the Toronto Blue Jays. Jeter retired in 2014 as the last remaining member of the "Core Four." (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Time To Face Reality On Homegrown Players And ‘True’ Yankees

I get the core thing. I really do. But are homegrown players really that much more revered than ones that came from outside the organization?


Alex Rodriguez

A-Rod ‘Disappointed’ By All-Star Omission, But Not Surprised

Alex Rodriguez says he is “obviously disappointed” to be left off the American League All-Star team, but considered himself “a long shot” to get selected.


Andrew Miller

Yankees To Get Miller, Ellsbury Back From DL On Wednesday

The first-place Yankees are about to get a pair of important players back at once.


Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ellsbury, Miller To Rejoin Yankees On Wednesday

Manager Joe Girardi confirmed the news on Tuesday, just hours before the Yankees were to start a three-game series with the visiting Athletics.


Yankees prospect Aaron (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images); Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Baseball America Very High On Yankees’ And Mets’ Top Prospects

As far as top prospects go, for the first time in a while both New York baseball teams appear to be in really good shape.


Darryl Strawberry and Alex Rodriguez

Steinbrenner: A-Rod Is Having ‘One Of The Greatest Comeback Years’ Ever

“It’s an amazing year,” he said. “The bad hips, all the other stuff, the more than a year off at his age. To come back and do what he’s done is pretty amazing.”


Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

‘Amazing’ A-Rod Snubbed From All-Star Game

Hank Steinbrenner says Alex Rodriguez is having “one of the greatest comeback years any player has ever had.” But it’s not enough to earn him a place on the AL’s All-Star team.