• Yankees making history with this show of home run power

    Yankees making history with this show of home run power

    Homer barrage is not enough. It doesn’t do it. We have seen homer barrages before. So it is inadequate to use those two words to describe what the Yankees did for three days to the Black and Blue Jays. For the Yankees earned their Bronx Bomber moniker with a century of clout. Yet, no Yankees …
  • Yankees pound out six more homers for eighth straight win

    Yankees pound out six more homers for eighth straight win

    After spending three nights at Yankee Stadium getting whiplash tracking all the home runs they allowed, ask the Blue Jay pitchers if the Yankees rely on home runs too much. The Yankees hit six homers Thursday night, when they continued to punish Blue Jays pitching on the way to a 10-7 victory that pushed their …
  • Yankees blast five home runs in absurd fourth inning

    Yankees blast five home runs in absurd fourth inning

    It’s looking like it will be eight straight wins for the Yankees. The Bombers lived up to their name in a ridiculous fourth inning, hitting five home runs against the Blue Jays, including a stretch of three in a row. The streak was started by Brett Gardner, DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit, going back-to-back-to-back. After …
  • Aaron Judge’s return causes unavoidable Yankees dilemma

    Aaron Judge’s return causes unavoidable Yankees dilemma

    Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list took care of right field Wednesday night against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium because the Yankees didn’t activate him not to play when every inning left in a very weird season counts. What it did do was make Aaron Boone decide between a very productive Clint Frazier, …
  • These three Yankees won’t be shielded by short-season excuse

    These three Yankees won’t be shielded by short-season excuse

    It is a funhouse mirror, a high-speed free-fall ride and a freak show rolled into one. Major League Baseball’s 60-game season also is something you’re more likely to find in a courtroom than at a carnival: A viable defense strategy against allegations of wrongdoing. What, you seriously want to jettison Brian Cashman or Aaron Boone …
  • Yankees running out of time to prove they are title-worthy team

    Yankees running out of time to prove they are title-worthy team

    A home clubhouse celebration scene at Yankee Stadium Wednesday night would’ve been gauche. Also perfectly appropriate. And now that the Yankees can bid farewell to the dangerous Rays for the duration of this regular season, it’s time for a true character test: Will this 2020 group be remembered for doing anything besides validating the Rays’ …
  • Yankees mailbag: Why Mike Tauchman won’t be a starter

    Yankees mailbag: Why Mike Tauchman won’t be a starter

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Yankees. Why isn’t [Mike] Tauchman an every-day outfielder? — New York Knight Who do you want him to …
  • Brett Gardner home run prank: Who is Phil Hughes’ accomplice?

    Brett Gardner home run prank: Who is Phil Hughes’ accomplice?

    When a team is rolling like the Yankees are it is easy to have fun, and outfielder Brett Gardner was the butt of a clubhouse joke. When Gardner got to his locker at the beginning of the rain delay he found a printout of a tweet by former teammate Phil Hughes making fun of his …
  • Yankees roll Phillies as Gerrit Cole approaches history

    Yankees roll Phillies as Gerrit Cole approaches history

    Gerrit Cole was good but not overpowering in his initial game wearing Yankee pinstripes. For the first time in six games Aaron Judge didn’t hit a ball into a sea of empty seats. Yet, Cole had enough to limit the Phillies to a run in six innings and Gio Urshela, DJ LeMahieu and Brett Gardner …
  • Yankees hopeful MLB season can survive this coronavirus turmoil

    Yankees hopeful MLB season can survive this coronavirus turmoil

    The Yankees have gotten off to one of the best starts in baseball, but they know it could all be for naught if COVID-19 gets its way. “I think everybody wonders, whether it be players or fans or who knows, even the league in general,” Brett Gardner said before the Yankees faced the Red Sox …