Lowe Hits 3 HRs, Rays Prevent Yankees WC ClinchWith a chance to pitch his team into the postseason, Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery instead was rocked for a career-worst seven earned runs in 2 2/3 innings.
Judge HRs Twice, Yankees Beat Jays 6-2 To Extend WC LeadThe Yankees are two games ahead of Boston and idle Seattle, both 89-70, after the Red Sox lost to last-place Baltimore 6-2 earlier Thursday.
Blue Jays End Yanks' Winning Streak, Tighten RaceBoston closed within one game of the wild card-leading Yankees after winning 6-0 at Baltimore, and Toronto is one game back of the Red Sox.
Yankees Sweep, Beat Red Sox To Take AL Wild-Card LeadThe Yankees, who arrived in Boston trailing the Red Sox by two games, leave it with a one-game lead in the race to host the Oct. 5 AL wild-card game.
Stanton's Slam Lifts Yanks To Win, WC Tie With Red SoxThe Yankees, who began the day with a two-game lead over Toronto and Seattle for the second wild card, now have a chance to nudge in front of their longtime rivals in Sunday night’s series finale.
Cole, Stanton Lead Yankees Past Red Sox, Cut Lead To 1Cole (16-8) no-hit the Red Sox for 3 2/3 innings and New York coasted to its fourth straight win.
Yanks Sweep Texas, Pass Blue Jays, Roll Into Fenway ShowdownThe Yankees’ wild-card chase takes them to Fenway Park for three games starting Friday night followed by three at Toronto and a season-ending three-game homestand against AL East-leading Tampa Bay.
Severino Tosses 2 Shutout Innings In Return, Yankees Keep Pace In AL Wild Card RaceAfter their biggest bats did plenty of damage, the New York Yankees auditioned a new bullpen weapon for the stretch drive: Luis Severino.
Yankees Hold On, Edge Rangers, And Gain In Wild Card RaceGary Sánchez rebounded from poor defensive play with a go-ahead home run, four pitchers combined for scoreless relief and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night.
Cole Rocked, Yankees Fall 1 1/2 Games Out Of Second Wild Card Spot With Brutal Loss To IndiansGerrit Cole stumbled when the New York Yankees needed an ace-like outing, allowing seven runs over 5 2/3 innings in a costly 11-1 defeat to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
Sánchez Error Leads To 7-Run Inning, Indians Drop YanksNew York has 13 games left and fell a a half-game behind Toronto for the second AL wild card. The Yankees dropped 1 1/2 games behind wild card-leading Boston.