• The extra motivation for Yankees in final week of season

    The extra motivation for Yankees in final week of season

    The Yankees have extra incentive in their next seven games because they are all against AL East foes — the Red Sox and Blue Jays — and the results of those games could impact where they play the first round of the playoffs. The Yankees went into the weekend one game behind the Twins for …
  • 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 …
  • Miguel Andujar has a blueprint to survive his Yankees low point: Sherman

    Miguel Andujar has a blueprint to survive his Yankees low point: Sherman

    He had lost ground due to injury. He was blocked by better players. He had minor league options. His team believed in him and would not just trade him at a low-value point to provide opportunity elsewhere. This is Miguel Andujar’s story. What Andujar should recognize is that it also was Clint Frazier’s. And one …
  • Miguel Andujar’s agent furious after latest Yankees demotion

    Miguel Andujar’s agent furious after latest Yankees demotion

    Miguel Andujar’s yo-yo-like season between the Yankees and their alternate site isn’t sitting well with his agent. Andujar had finally gotten hot during his most recent call-up — hitting 11-for-31 (.355) with a .975 OPS since Sept. 4 — but he was still optioned to the alternate site Tuesday when the Yankees needed roster spots …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • Aaron Judge activated in huge Yankees boost

    Aaron Judge activated in huge Yankees boost

    A day after the Yankees got Giancarlo Stanton back from a strained hamstring, Aaron Judge returned from his calf strain. Judge was activated from the injured list prior to Wednesday’s game against the Blue Jays in The Bronx. He’s batting second and playing right field. The move was not a surprise, since manager Aaron Boone …
  • Deivi Garcia is the ‘fearless’ key to Yankees’ playoff chances

    Deivi Garcia is the ‘fearless’ key to Yankees’ playoff chances

    It’s only been four starts, but Deivi Garcia has made quite an impression on his Yankees teammates. Gary Sanchez called him “fearless.” Gerrit Cole said of Garcia, “I really like what I see.” And it’s easy to tell why. The 21-year-old won again in Tuesday’s romp over the Blue Jays thanks to an eruption from …