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Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu to play through hernia injury, have surgery after season

After dealing with a “hip/groin thing” for a couple of weeks, Yankees manager Aaron Boone revealed that DJ LeMahieu has a sports hernia. Boone added that the infielder is available in an emergency situation on Saturday, but will have to get the ... MORE
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Yankees recall Andrew Velazquez, option Albert Abreu

The Yankees have recalled Andrew Velazquez and put him right into the starting lineup at shortstop. In a corresponding roster move, right-hander Albert Abreu was optioned to Triple-A, per MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch (via Twitter). Velazquez’s return to the lineup provided the Yankees ... MORE
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Yankees rally falls short in loss to Rays as wild-card lead shrinks

Should the Yankees handle the next two items on their to-do list, securing entry to the American League Wild Card Game and then winning that contest, their reward will be a best-of-five showdown against the Rays in the American League Division Series ... MORE
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Yankees blast five home runs in win over Blue Jays

The Yankees managed only four hits against Blue Jays ace Robbie Ray, the front-runner for the American League Cy Young Award. Fortunately for them, they all left the ballpark. Aaron Judge homered twice while Anthony Rizzo and Gleyber Torres also went deep ... MORE
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Yankees place Luke Voit on 10-day injured list

The Yankees announced that first baseman Luke Voit is landing back on the 10-day injured list with left knee inflammation. Reliever Albert Abreu is up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to take his active roster spot. Voit has been plagued by injuries for much ... MORE
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Gerrit Cole struggles as Yankees fall to Blue Jays, 6-5

Giancarlo Stanton stood motionless in the visiting dugout at Rogers Centre during the eighth inning on Wednesday evening, his intense gaze locked upon the playing field. The Yankees’ hottest hitter was visualizing his next plate appearance, intending to deliver in another key ... MORE
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Yankees activate Jonathan Loaisiga, option Andrew Heaney

The Yankees have activated Jonathan Loaisiga from the injured list, just over three weeks since the right-hander hit the shelf with a right shoulder strain. The club reportedly worked with Andrew Heaney to come to an agreement under which the left-hander could ... MORE
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Yankees win seventh straight with 7-2 victory over Blue Jays

You can’t be scared of the big moment. That was the sentiment Giancarlo Stanton expressed in the afterglow of the Yankees’ three-game sweep this past weekend at Fenway Park, a performance that helped cement the slugger’s place as the American League’s Player ... MORE
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Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton named American League Player of the Week

Giancarlo Stanton, who hit three homers during the Yankees’ sweep of the Red Sox over the weekend, has been named the American League Player of the Week. Each of Stanton’s three homers at Fenway Park served as back-breakers as the Yanks overtook ... MORE
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Yankees use wild rally to sweep Red Sox, grab wild-card lead

The largest Yankees delivered in a massive eighth-inning rally on Sunday, with Aaron Judge doubling home two runs and Giancarlo Stanton obliterating a two-run homer onto Lansdowne Street, wresting control of the American League Wild Card chase with a 6-3 victory over ... MORE
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Giancarlo Stanton’s grand slam gives Yankees fifth straight win, tie with Red Sox in wild-card race

Confidence filled Giancarlo Stanton as he swung a bat in Fenway Park’s on-deck circle, watching a left-handed reliever pop warmup tosses over home plate. The Red Sox were gambling that Darwinzon Hernandez would retire the left-handed Anthony Rizzo, thus avoiding a looming ... MORE
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Yankees cruise past Red Sox, 8-3

This is the most meaningful stretch of games for the 2021 Yankees, a nine-game sprint to the finish that will determine their fate as far as playoff qualification. There is comfort in having it rest in their hands, as manager Aaron Boone ... MORE
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Yankees storm back to sweep Rangers

Gleyber Torres delivered a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning, lifting the Yankees to a 7-3 victory that completed a three-game sweep of the Rangers on Wednesday evening at Yankee Stadium. Torres’ big knock off reliever Spencer Patton drove home Joey Gallo, ... MORE
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Yankees activate Domingo Germán; Jameson Taillon to begin rehab assignment

The Yankees have reinstated right-hander Domingo Germán from the 10-day injured list. Outfielder Estevan Florial was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in a corresponding move. Additionally, New York announced that Jameson Taillon will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Scranton this evening ... MORE
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Jordan Montgomery does the job again as Yankees top Rangers, 7-1

Giancarlo Stanton launched one of the hardest-hit home runs seen in the Majors this season, Joey Gallo homered against his former team and Aaron Judge launched a massive three-run shot as the Yankees muscled up for a 7-1 victory over the Rangers ... MORE
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Yankees beat Rangers to gain in AL Wild Card race

Gary Sánchez hit an early homer, Aaron Judge and Gleyber Torres delivered timely hits to help the Yankees bat around in the third inning and the bullpen sealed a 4-3 victory over the Rangers on Monday at Yankee Stadium. Entering the night ... MORE
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Yankees activate Luis Severino from injured list

The New York Yankees will have a familiar face on hand on Monday night when they take on the Texas Rangers. Right-hander Luis Severino, who hasn’t thrown a big-league pitch since the 2019 season, was activated prior to Monday’s series opener. (Right-hander ... MORE
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Yankees lose ground, foiled again by Indians

Gerrit Cole sat in Yankee Stadium’s home dugout on Sunday, his left palm pressed to a cheek and wearing a glum expression across his face. Late-afternoon shadows encroached upon the playing field, though the scoreboard offered an even more evident sign that ... MORE