• 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 …
  • Loss sends Yankees to new low as Blue Jays post 10-run inning

    Loss sends Yankees to new low as Blue Jays post 10-run inning

    When Brian Cashman parachuted into Sahlen Field to watch his free-falling Yankees on Monday he had to understand how deep in the wilderness it was. Still, as the GM witnessed the Yankees not only flush a four-run lead in the bottom of the sixth when the Blue Jays reached double figures in runs against Chad …
  • Amed Rosario’s walk-off homer leads Mets to sweep of Yankees

    Amed Rosario’s walk-off homer leads Mets to sweep of Yankees

    The Mets made themselves right at home at Yankee Stadium on Friday. They won both ends of a doubleheader against the Yankees and look to be on their way to getting a deep-pocketed owner. And they ended the night by walking off the Yankees in their own stadium, as Amed Rosario finished the nightcap with …
  • Dominic Smith’s heroics propel Mets to comeback win over Yankees

    Dominic Smith’s heroics propel Mets to comeback win over Yankees

    A day after the Mets and much of the rest of Major League Baseball opted not to play in an attempt to protest racial injustice, there was no talk of another day of postponements. Instead, the Mets and Yankees took the field in The Bronx on Jackie Robinson Day, and Dom Smith — whose words …
  • Yankees relievers, Gleyber Torres step up to clip Nationals

    Yankees relievers, Gleyber Torres step up to clip Nationals

    WASHINGTON — When Aroldis Chapman landed on the COVID-19 injured list, it was fair to wonder what losing a dominant closer would mean for a bullpen many considered the best in baseball. Sunday at a scalding Nationals Park, the Yankees got their first test of life without Chapman in their 3-2 win and didn’t blink. …
  • Chad Green’s stock with Yankees is rising: ‘One of our best’

    Chad Green’s stock with Yankees is rising: ‘One of our best’

    Part 9 in a series analyzing the New York Yankees With Tommy Kahnle, Adam Ottavino, Zack Britton and Aroldis Chapman, the Yankees’ 2019 bullpen thrived despite having Dellin Betances for just two-thirds of an inning in September. Since Betances signed with the Mets as a free agent, the Yankees won’t have one of baseball’s premier …