Yankees belt four home runs in another Twins beatdown

Yankees belt four home runs in another Twins beatdown

The Yankees hit four homers for a second straight game in an 8-3 win over the Twins and have outscored their opponents 36-6 during their four-game winning streak that was extended Tuesday night in The Bronx. Though it might seem like their…

Yankees make trade with Nationals for bullpen depth

Yankees make trade with Nationals for bullpen depth

David Hale threw two scoreless innings Monday night in his Yankees debut and then was replaced on the roster by right-hander A.J. Cole. Cole was designated for assignment by the Nationals on Friday and dealt to the Yankees for cash considerations on…

Sonny Gray’s long-term Yankees future may now be in question

Sonny Gray’s long-term Yankees future may now be in question

If his hands are not the issue, then another part of Sonny Gray’s anatomy requires inspection and correction. Because after tinkering with his delivery by holding his hands higher, in making what were called “minor adjustments” by Yankees manager Aaron Boone, the…

Sonny Gray awful again as Yankees fall to Blue Jays

Sonny Gray awful again as Yankees fall to Blue Jays

Sonny Gray certainly deserves most of the blame for Friday night’s debacle at Yankee Stadium against the Blue Jays, but he was far from the only Yankee to perform poorly. Working with declining velocity and not being aggressive enough, Gray didn’t get…

Red Sox can’t let go of their Tyler Austin hate

Red Sox can’t let go of their Tyler Austin hate

Revenge is a dish best served cold. Following the Red Sox’s bench-clearing melee with the Yankees at Fenway last week, Boston’s Triple-A Pawtucket team announced a unique promotion Thursday, ahead of the PawSox’s “Evil Empire Weekend” May 5 and 6 against the…

Yankees survive late scare to squeak past Blue Jays

Yankees survive late scare to squeak past Blue Jays

Nothing has come easily for the Yankees this season — and that didn’t change Thursday night. But this time, they got a sterling performance from their bullpen — and just enough offense — to hold off the Blue Jays, 4-3, in The…

Fritz Peterson, famed wife-swap Yankee, reveals Alzheimer’s battle

Fritz Peterson, famed wife-swap Yankee, reveals Alzheimer’s battle

Former Yankees left-hander and All-Star Fritz Peterson was so looking forward to coming back to Yankee Stadium in June for Old-Timers’ Day. Unfortunately, that will not be happening. Peterson, 76, who overcame prostate cancer years ago, is fighting a new health battle….

The case for Boone’s managerial approach over Girardi’s

The case for Boone’s managerial approach over Girardi’s

Small samples count for managers, too. So what do we know for certain about Aaron Boone so far? Understanding the folly of drawing conclusions from 16 games’ worth of tactical decisions? We know that he presents a calm exterior in the face…

Giancarlo Stanton might have a Yankee Stadium problem

Giancarlo Stanton might have a Yankee Stadium problem

This was predictable. What, you thought Giancarlo Stanton wouldn’t face a defining moment early in his Yankees tenure? No one would identify the reigning National League Most Valuable Player as the face of his current franchise. Yet the big fella undoubtedly serves…

Yankees’ biggest bullpen mystery lands on the DL

Yankees’ biggest bullpen mystery lands on the DL

The Yankees’ struggling bullpen took a hit on Tuesday when Tommy Kahnle was placed on the 10-day DL with right shoulder tendinitis. Luis Cessa was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to take his spot on the roster. Kahnle’s velocity has been down this…

Brandon Drury closer to answers for nonstop blurry vision

Brandon Drury closer to answers for nonstop blurry vision

Brandon Drury took batting practice for the first time Monday since being put on the disabled list with blurry vision and severe migraines, but he’s still dealing with the symptoms that sidelined him. “I’ve been battling this for a while, so it’s…

These traded-away Yankees have been huge busts

These traded-away Yankees have been huge busts

Gleyber Torres could be promoted as early as Wednesday without accumulating a year’s service time this season, thus allowing the Yankees to get basically seven seasons of service out of him rather than six before free agency. He is a candidate to…

The Yankees are letting Gleyber Torres open their eyes

The Yankees are letting Gleyber Torres open their eyes

DETROIT — With Brandon Drury still on the DL due to migraine headaches and blurry vision, and Tyler Wade, Neil Walker and Miguel Andujar not hitting, stud infield prospect Gleyber Torres is on the Yankees’ radar for a possible promotion, although Boone…

Yankees players have a message for angry Marlins fans

Yankees players have a message for angry Marlins fans

DETROIT — The Jeter Way will work. It really will. Even in Miami. That’s the word from those Yankees who know him best. Jeter’s 4-11 Marlins arrive at Yankee Stadium on Monday for a two-game series without their CEO and co-owner Derek…

Aaron Judge right at home in the No. 2 hole

Aaron Judge right at home in the No. 2 hole

DETROIT — In his second season and batting in the second spot in the Yankees’ order, Aaron Judge, quite simply, is the Second Coming. Why does Judge absolutely love batting second in this Yankees order? It comes down to his personality and…

The problem with Yankees fans’ Ronald Torreyes wish

The problem with Yankees fans’ Ronald Torreyes wish

DETROIT — With voices outside the organization clamoring for Ronald Torreyes to get more playing time in the wake of slow starts by Miguel Andujar, Neil Walker and Tyler Wade, remember this: Torreyes is more valuable as a utility infielder than a…

Girl hit by Yankees foul ball is still traumatized

Girl hit by Yankees foul ball is still traumatized

The brave 2-year-old girl struck in the face by a 105-mph line drive at Yankee Stadium in September can remember the horrific moment — she even uses ice to soothe her doll’s “injured” head. “She is definitely aware that she was injured…

How Mets have looked like team Yankees were supposed to be

How Mets have looked like team Yankees were supposed to be

Hollywood has played with the theme of identity switching quite often — whether Lily Tomlin morphed into Steve Martin in “All of Me” or Tom Hanks became “Big” or Nicolas Cage and John Travolta (spoiler alert) switched faces in “Face/Off.” For two-plus…

How weekend washout could work in Yankees’ favor

How weekend washout could work in Yankees’ favor

DETROIT — The Yankees are scheduled to play a split doubleheader on Sunday after Saturday’s game against the Tigers was washed out. Yet, with rain in Sunday’s forecast, there is a chance the Yankees never see Comerica Park’s field before heading home….

Gleyber Torres is pushing for his Yankees chance

Gleyber Torres is pushing for his Yankees chance

DETROIT — If Gleyber Torres can help the Yankees at second or third base while Brandon Drury is on the disabled list and the bats belonging to Miguel Andujar and Tyler Wade don’t start producing, the club’s top prospect will be considered…

Aaron Boone will be a better manager after taking early lumps

Aaron Boone will be a better manager after taking early lumps

DETROIT — Prepare all you want, play 1,152 major league games, compile 3,871 at-bats, have a lifetime in the game and a unique family MLB heritage, but there is nothing like managing a kitchen sink Yankees-Red Sox series at Fenway Park. There…