• Yankees drop an ugly one as offense wakes up too late

    Yankees drop an ugly one as offense wakes up too late

    DUNEDIN, Fla. — It was all set up for the Yankees to make the Blue Jays sweat this one out. And then it wasn’t. After their sluggish offense finally started to come alive in the eighth inning,
  • George Springer’s nightmare Blue Jays start just got worse

    George Springer’s nightmare Blue Jays start just got worse

    This isn’t how George Springer imagined his stint with his new team beginning. The former Astros center fielder, whom the Mets targeted in free agency before he opted for a $150 million deal
  • Deafening Yankee Stadium silence tells you everything: Sherman

    Deafening Yankee Stadium silence tells you everything: Sherman

    The Yankee offense made it sound like 2020. Which in 2021 is particularly offensive — though these Yankees certainly cannot be accused of being offensive through the first weekend of the
  • Domingo German dud, silent bats doom Yankees in loss to Blue Jays

    Domingo German dud, silent bats doom Yankees in loss to Blue Jays

    The way Domingo German pitched in spring training to win the Yankees’ fifth starter job made his first regular-season start in 19 months a much-anticipated one. But Sunday turned out to be more of
  • Patrick Ewing’s Hoyas rout Creighton to win Big East tourney

    Patrick Ewing’s Hoyas rout Creighton to win Big East tourney

    Patrick Ewing had a number of crowning achievements at Madison Square Garden as a player. He now has one as a coach that can rival any of those. Georgetown looked like it had transported itself back
  • Kyle Higashioka belts 3 home runs in Yankees’ destruction of Jays

    Kyle Higashioka belts 3 home runs in Yankees’ destruction of Jays

    Remember that bobsled to baseball hell without a brakeman the Yankees couldn’t halt last week? They have swapped it for an escalator headed to heights recently thought impossible. Backed by a season-high seven homers, three by reserve catcher Kyle Higashioka and two from DJ LeMahieu, Gerrit Cole dominated the Blue Jays on the way to …
  • Mets lineup cools off at worst time in crushing loss to Blue Jays

    Mets lineup cools off at worst time in crushing loss to Blue Jays

    BUFFALO — For the past two weeks, it’s been just about all roses from this lineup, but Saturday night the Mets were a handful of dead dandelions. Maybe it was the hangover effect after scoring 18 runs the previous night. For nearly 3 ½ hours they waited for a big hit that never arrived in …
  • Dominant Gerrit Cole leads Yankees to second straight win

    Dominant Gerrit Cole leads Yankees to second straight win

    There’s the Gerrit Cole the Yankees thought they were getting. The right-hander dominated the Orioles in the first game of Friday’s doubleheader, taking a no-hitter into the fifth inning of the Yankees’ 6-0 seven-inning victory in The Bronx. Cole had taken the loss in his previous three starts, but didn’t allow a hit until Hanser …
  • Yankees fall to .500 after suffering fifth consecutive loss

    Yankees fall to .500 after suffering fifth consecutive loss

    This is what it sounds like when bats die. One night after wasting a rare river of runs, the Yankees morphed into hitters who used soaked editions of the N.Y. Post for bats against the Blue Jays on Tuesday night. J.A. Happ provided a cure for the ills that have infected the Yankees across the …
  • Yankees making the playoffs is no longer a sure thing

    Yankees making the playoffs is no longer a sure thing

    BUFFALO — This was a case study of baseball as water torture. A walk. A fly ball. Another walk. Time came to a screeching halt inside Sahler Field. They ratcheted the crowd noise up a little. And then a lot. They started playing this horrendous white-noise sound effect, and the parade of base runners continued …