Aaron Hicks exits game as Yankees bit by injury bug again

Aaron Hicks exits game as Yankees bit by injury bug again

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Already without Didi Gregorius due to torn cartilage in his right wrist, the Yankees lost Aaron Hicks to an apparent injury Monday night against the Rays. The center fielder left the game before the bottom of the fourth…

Luke Voit has embraced every part of becoming a Yankee

Luke Voit has embraced every part of becoming a Yankee

New Yankees first baseman Luke Voit, acquired in a deadline deal with the Cardinals, takes a swing at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: If you could pick the brain of one hitter in baseball history, who would it be?…

Wilmer Flores done for the year with arthritis in both knees

Wilmer Flores done for the year with arthritis in both knees

WASHINGTON — Wilmer Flores will miss the rest of the season because of soreness in both knees. Mickey Callaway said Flores has early-onset arthritis in both knees and will receive injections to alleviate the pain. “It’s not like surgery is recommended at…

A’s fan helps ruin game and save the Yankees

A’s fan helps ruin game and save the Yankees

Bart-woman to the rescue. A fan — wearing A’s gear — in Oakland pulled a Steve Bartman on Tuesday night, reaching her glove over a wall in foul territory in right field and preventing A’s outfielder Stephen Piscotty from catching the fly…

The Yankees are whole again, just in time

The Yankees are whole again, just in time

The power returned to the Yankees’ lineup Tuesday. On Wednesday, the power arm returned to the bullpen. A day after Aaron Judge started his first game in nearly two months, Aroldis Chapman was activated off the disabled list. The hard-throwing closer hasn’t…

Fans find Red Sox AL East title banner in street outside Boston

Fans find Red Sox AL East title banner in street outside Boston

With a 10½-game lead, It's no secret the Boston Red Sox are going to win the American League East title. Still, several fans in Massachusetts were stunned to find a banner honoring the team's imminent third consecutive division title. Getting coffee in Somerville,…

Mets’ radio booth could face shakeup at new station

Mets’ radio booth could face shakeup at new station

The next step in the Mets’ radio game is deciding who will be sitting next to Howie Rose in the 880-WCBS AM booth and who will be doing the pre- and postgame. For the No. 2 play-by-play position, it will likely come…

Mets dugout thrown into chaos by Fenway Park rat

Mets dugout thrown into chaos by Fenway Park rat

Rats. No, no one in the Mets dugout was upset over their 8-0 win Friday at Fenway Park. They were upset about the actual rats in the dugout. The furry visitor – the sort New York City-dwelling fans will be familiar with…

Mets did right by David Wright

Mets did right by David Wright

In the end, David Wright’s goodbye cameo comes down to just a little more money than the Mets are paying Michael Conforto for the entire 2018 season. The fourth-year outfielder Conforto is earning $605,090, a hearty bargain, for what has turned into…

Peter Alonso debuts at Citi Field — just not to play baseball

Peter Alonso debuts at Citi Field — just not to play baseball

Let’s face it, on the Mets’ disaster scale of 1 to Madoff, this is … what? A 2? Especially since Peter Alonso finally appeared at Citi Field on Wednesday, albeit as a spectator rather than participant, and played nice. “I am disappointed,”…

Yankees are trying to keep Greg Bird ‘relevant’

Yankees are trying to keep Greg Bird ‘relevant’

MINNEAPOLIS — Greg Bird resurfaced in the Yankees’ lineup Monday night against the Twins for two reasons. “I wanted to get him in there at some point, obviously Luke [Voit] has been so good for us and has earned the everyday at-bats,’’…

Aaron Judge puts on BP power show in huge rehab step

Aaron Judge puts on BP power show in huge rehab step

MINNEAPOLIS — To the untrained eye, Aaron Judge looked like he always does during batting practice when he launched ball after ball over walls and took people’s breath away by reaching the upper levels of Target Field on Monday afternoon. Left field,…

Tigers announcers’ fight started over chair, ended with choke

Tigers announcers’ fight started over chair, ended with choke

Detroit Tigers’ analyst Rod Allen allegedly placed play-by-play partner Mario Impemba in a choke hold after the pair had a disagreement in the broadcast booth, according to reports. Following the Tigers’ 8-3 win against the White Sox on Tuesday night, Impemba left…

Angels should stay the course with Shohei Ohtani

Angels should stay the course with Shohei Ohtani

We love black and white, yes or no. Give us a binary choice, remove ambiguity, don’t make us think so much. Thus, once it was revealed Shohei Ohtani needs Tommy John surgery to at least continue the pitching portion of his career,…

What would it take to trade for Mike Trout? Not enough

What would it take to trade for Mike Trout? Not enough

The 2019 pitching loss of Shohei Ohtani and another lost season has renewed questions whether the Angels should trade Mike Trout, with the idea the team could be better with all they get for the game’s best player and the money saved,…