Yankees Show Off Their Depth, Beating the Orioles Once Again

BALTIMORE — Aaron Boone used all the self-discipline he could muster in making out the lineup on Thursday at Camden Yards, where the Yankees were on the doorstep of a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles. It would have been easy to pencil in the club’s hottest hitters — Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez — and further demoralize the American […]

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Yankees Blast 5 More Homers Against the Orioles

BALTIMORE — Gleyber Torres hit two of the Yankees’ five home runs, and the team survived a shaky outing from C.C. Sabathia in a 7-5 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday night. Torres homered leading off the third and fifth innings to help the Yankees take a 7-2 lead. He has four multihomer games this season — all against Baltimore […]

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Yankees Continue to Pummel Orioles Pitching

BALTIMORE — Clint Frazier homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs, Gary Sanchez contributed a three-run drive and the Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night. Domingo German (9-1) won his sixth consecutive start and increased his major-league-leading victory total. The right-hander pitched only five innings and left with a 9-3 […]

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Yankees Injury Update: Didi Gregorius Takes a Big Step in His Recovery

TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk on Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17. “It was good,” Gregorius said. Playing against Detroit Tigers minor leaguers and in front of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner, Gregorius singled twice […]

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Against Quality Competition, the Yankees Just Can’t Win

PHOENIX — That the Yankees have 17 wins given all their injuries — a major-league-leading 13 players are on the injured list — feels like a minor miracle. Even with a depleted roster, the Yankees have beaten healthier squads such as the Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels and San Francisco Giants. There is a common theme, though, […]

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Yankees’ Sabathia Reaches 3,000 Strikeouts by Fanning an Old Friend

PHOENIX — Of all the batters that could become C.C. Sabathia’s 3,000th career strikeout casualty on Tuesday night, there were two he hoped to avoid. One was Zack Greinke, the Arizona Diamondbacks star pitcher, because pitchers don’t take as much pride in striking out one of their own. The other was John Ryan Murphy, the Diamondbacks catcher who once was […]

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Aaron Judge Is Everywhere for the Yankees, Except on the Field

SAN FRANCISCO — Before Saturday’s game against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park here, all of the Yankees hitters jammed into a cramped back room in the visitors’ clubhouse to go over the game plan against the opposing pitching staff. Nestled in the back was Aaron Judge. Judge has not swung a bat in over a week and won’t […]

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