New York Yankees

Yankees rally to beat A’s with help from catcher’s interferences

The Yankees have now completed 23 comeback victories this season, but none have come like this, and it’s a relatively safe bet that no matter what happens over the next four months, no more will again. “I don’t think so,” Josh Donaldson said, asked if he’d ever been a part of a rally sparked by …

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Yankees fans must stop blaming Jose Altuve for Astros’ cheating

Reggie Jackson shared an elevator the other day with Yankees fans, one of whom was telling his buddies how much he despised Jose Altuve. “I hate that little sawed off SOB,” the gentleman proudly told his chums. And that’s where Mr. October, now an Astros executive, entered the convo. “He’s my favorite player,” Jackson told …

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DJ LeMahieu’s homer sets the stage for Aaron Judge’s Yankees walk-off

DJ LeMahieu has the ultimate protection in the Yankees’ lineup, usually batting ahead of Aaron Judge. LeMahieu’s game-tying home run in Sunday’s eighth inning set the stage for Judge’s latest accomplishment on his MVP résumé, a three-run blast to lift the Yankees to a 6-3 victory in 10 innings over the Astros in The Bronx. …

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Yankees beat Astros on Aaron Judge walk-off home run in 10th

No team in baseball history ever has gone two straight games without registering a hit. For a while Sunday, it appeared the team with the best record in baseball and the most runs scored in the American League might become the first. One day after three Houston pitchers tossed a combined no-hitter against the Yankees, …

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Cristian Javier, Houston Astros bullpen combine for no-hitter vs. New York Yankees

Houston Astros pitcher Cristian Javier and two relievers combined for the first no-hitter against the New York Yankees in 19 years, shutting down the best team in baseball for a 3-0 victory at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. Javier (5-3), a 25-year-old right-hander without a complete game in 84 professional starts, set career highs with 13 …

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Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman doesn’t allow run in rehab outing

Aroldis Chapman pitched one scoreless inning in relief Friday night on a rehab assignment at Double-A Somerset as he makes his way back to the Yankees from Achilles tendinitis, giving up a hit and striking out one batter. Chapman hit 99 on the radar gun, according to a MyCentralJersey.com report. Chapman reportedly didn’t speak to …

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