Yankees’ easy victory dampened by shaky Aroldis Chapman

Yankees’ easy victory dampened by shaky Aroldis Chapman

The Yankees currently have four relievers in their bullpen with history as closers, but right now, the one guy they’re relying on to be the closer continues to look shaky. Aroldis Chapman, pitching for the first time since his implosion at Fenway…

Giancarlo Stanton’s grand slam powers Yankees to sweep

Giancarlo Stanton’s grand slam powers Yankees to sweep

CHICAGO — The MLB schedule-maker couldn’t have put the putrid White Sox in front of the Yankees at a better time for Aaron Boone’s club. Think the world’s best pitcher of Bloody Mary’s after a long night on Rush Street with a…

Aaron Judge is still feeling pain in his injured wrist

Aaron Judge is still feeling pain in his injured wrist

CHICAGO — The Yankees’ hopes that Aaron Judge could begin taking dry swings this week in Chicago won’t be fulfilled. “He is not [ready] yet,’’ manager Aaron Boone said of Judge, who is on the DL with a fractured right wrist. “With…

Brandon Drury’s season from hell just got even worse

Brandon Drury’s season from hell just got even worse

A change in scenery has brought little relief for Brandon Drury. The former Yankee was placed on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a fractured left hand, sidelining him again after a poor start with the Blue Jays and a failed early-season…

The balancing act facing a struggling Gleyber Torres

The balancing act facing a struggling Gleyber Torres

BOSTON — Plenty went wrong for the Yankees over perhaps their worst three-game stretch of the season going into Saturday’s game against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. They dealt with injuries, shaky starting pitching and a lineup that was shut down…

Jonathan Holder’s horror show was historically hideous

Jonathan Holder’s horror show was historically hideous

BOSTON — Suddenly, Jose Reyes is only the second-worst New York reliever this week. At least the Mets shortstop got some outs in his pitching debut against the Nationals on Tuesday night. Jonathan Holder’s Thursday night was worse. He faced seven batters…

Yankees better now but deadline splash would’ve been nice

Yankees better now but deadline splash would’ve been nice

A big splash would have been nice. You expect that from the Yankees. Yes, they are a better team, now that the non-waiver trade deadline has passed — especially with the addition of reliever Zach Britton, that deal checks off an important…

The frustration behind star Yankees reliever’s sudden struggles

The frustration behind star Yankees reliever’s sudden struggles

Small mistakes are leading to loud results. Chad Green isn’t getting crushed. His control remains strong. But the mistakes he is making — and the right-handed reliever and manager Aaron Boone both feel like those mistakes are minor — the opposition is…

The trade-deadline moves that haven’t happened yet

The trade-deadline moves that haven’t happened yet

This has been celebrating New Year’s Eve on Dec. 27. The ball will drop on the trade deadline on July 31, but a lot of the intrigue and drama has drained away. Manny Machado, Zach Britton, Kelvin Herrera, Mike Moustakas, Brad Hand,…

Yankees have trade in place with Blue Jays for J.A. Happ

Yankees have trade in place with Blue Jays for J.A. Happ

It’s Happ-ening. After weeks of speculation, J.A. Happ is moving from the Blue Jays to the Yankees, as the two teams were in agreement on a trade Thursday, pending the final details, according to The Post’s Joel Sherman. The Yankees will send…

Yankees relievers are salivating over their newest star

Yankees relievers are salivating over their newest star

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Think of it as the richest family in the neighborhood adding a Lamborghini to the garage, and the kids actually appreciating it. With news breaking that the Yankees were acquiring Orioles closer Zach Britton, strengthening what is already…

Red Sox make trade-deadline splash with Nathan Eovaldi

Red Sox make trade-deadline splash with Nathan Eovaldi

The Red Sox have added a starter before the Yankees. And he’s a familiar one. Boston traded for Nathan Eovaldi on Wednesday morning in exchange for pitching prospect Jalen Beeks, as first reported by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, adding the right-hander to…

Padres’ interest in Mets’ star pitchers shows another trade option

Padres’ interest in Mets’ star pitchers shows another trade option

The Padres checked in on Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard. (The Athletic’s Dennis Lin first reported the Syndergaard contact.) San Diego, despite current non-contention, would consider a starter with multiple years to free agency because the Padres see themselves improving next year…

Breaking down why Yankees agreed to deal for Zach Britton

Breaking down why Yankees agreed to deal for Zach Britton

In the offseason when their avenue to the starting pitcher they wanted, Shohei Ohtani, was blocked, the Yankees quickly pivoted not with another starter, but by adding to what already was outfield and righty power surplus by acquiring Giancarlo Stanton. The Yankees…