• Luke Voit’s ‘sad’ Yankees comments get back to Aaron Boone

    Luke Voit’s ‘sad’ Yankees comments get back to Aaron Boone

    Aaron Boone was aware of Luke Voit’s comments Tuesday night, when the Yankees’ losing streak stretched to five games via a one-run loss to the Blue Jays in Buffalo. “We have to get back to what the New York Yankees are. I feel like teams aren’t really scared of us right now, and it is …
  • Yankees’ day only gets worse as Rays complete sweep

    Yankees’ day only gets worse as Rays complete sweep

    Where should we start? The Yankees lost Zack Britton to the injured list, Gleyber Torres to a tight hamstring and then a game to the Rays, 10-5 on Thursday. Things didn’t get better after the game, when manager Aaron Boone announced started James Paxton was getting an MRI after feeling discomfort in his forearm/elbow from …
  • Yankees fall to rival Rays in first home loss of season

    Yankees fall to rival Rays in first home loss of season

    At some point the Yankees had to miss the firepower provided by Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and DJ LeMahieu. With that trio on the injured list, Masahiro Tanaka absorbed a beating and Rays lefty Blake Snell provided far too many hills for the Yankees to climb on the way to a 6-3 loss at Yankee …
  • Aaron Judge’s HR in ninth leads Yankees to 18th straight over O’s

    Aaron Judge’s HR in ninth leads Yankees to 18th straight over O’s

    BALTIMORE — So far in this bizarro baseball season, there’s been a four-month shutdown due to a pandemic and labor dispute, followed by countless rule changes and a constantly changing schedule. But one thing has remained the same: The Yankees can’t seem to lose to the Orioles. Even after blowing a five-run lead and seeing …
  • Yankees 2020 preview: Too much talent for weird season to break Bombers

    Yankees 2020 preview: Too much talent for weird season to break Bombers

    When the coronavirus shut down spring training on March 12 the Yankees were the favorites to win the AL East despite not having Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Hicks and Luis Severino for the scheduled March 26 start of the regular season. Now with a 60-game schedule beginning Thursday in Washington against the defending World …
  • What Yankees’ Aaron Judge thinks about kneeling during anthem

    What Yankees’ Aaron Judge thinks about kneeling during anthem

    It’s not clear yet whether someone in a New York baseball uniform will kneel during the pregame playing of the national anthem. What stands clear right now, however, is Aaron Judge’s support of anyone who wants to do that. “That’s the beauty of America, is freedom of speech,” Judge said Tuesday after the Yankees completed …
  • Yankees journey filled with risks and sizable rewards

    Yankees journey filled with risks and sizable rewards

    Luke Voit uttered the words “deadly” and “damage” on Tuesday, and it felt refreshing to hear these used in the non-literal sense — “This lineup is deadly, top to bottom,” and “anybody at any time can do some damage” — given the dark places we have visited since spring training 1.0 began on Feb. 13. …
  • Yankees glad DJ LeMahieu is set to return from coronavirus

    Yankees glad DJ LeMahieu is set to return from coronavirus

    Luke Voit saw DJ LeMahieu on Wednesday and was bubbling with excitement that the All-Star second baseman has made it back from COVID-19. Right-hander Luis Cessa, who like LeMahieu tested positive for COVID-19 and wasn’t allowed to be at Yankee Stadium for spring training 2.0 until testing negative twice, posted on Instagram Thursday that he …
  • Yankees mailbag: The case for not tinkering with Aaron Judge

    Yankees mailbag: The case for not tinkering with Aaron Judge

    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. Should Aaron Judge continue to bat second? Other than his high number of walks, he does not …
  • Mike Ford could be long-awaited lefty solution to Yankees’ first base issues

    Mike Ford could be long-awaited lefty solution to Yankees’ first base issues

    Part 6 in a series analyzing the New York Yankees. Since Mark Teixeira retired following the 2016 season, the Yankees haven’t found a consistent answer at first base. The uncertainty at the position actually started when Teixeira began dealing with injuries late in his career. In 2015, Greg Bird seemed ready to take over the …