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After Scorching the Red Sox, the Yankees Wilt Against the Royals

Homer Bailey has something to smile about if he goes hunting with Cal Eldred during the off-season. Bailey, whose career had come apart over the last few years, on Thursday won a second consecutive start for the first time...

Pete Alonso Delivers a First in the Ninth as the Mets Escape the Marlins

MIAMI — After he blasted a 95-mile-per-hour fastball more than 400 feet to center field in the ninth inning of the Mets’ 7-3 win on Monday night, Pete Alonso was the last player into the clubhouse.Teammates held Bud Lights...

James Paxton of Yankees, Already Struggling, Will Face Crucial Test in Red Sox

When James Paxton takes the mound at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, he will be at the center of one of baseball’s hottest rivalries. The crowd will be electric, the atmosphere charged if not primal. And in the Boston Red...

After Waiting Out the Rain, the Orioles Outlast the Yankees

The Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles occupy different ends of the competition spectrum. The Yankees possess a far more talented roster, World Series expectations and a payroll that is around $130 million larger. The Orioles lost 115 games last...

Yankees Send Red Sox Deeper Into Their Early-Season Gloom

“We’re healthy and we’re not playing good baseball,” Red Sox Manager Alex Cora said. “We’ve been inconsistent in every aspect of the game: pitching, offense, defense, base running. It’s on us to clean it up and start playing better.“When...

Injuries Shape Final Yankees Roster Ahead of Opening Day

TAMPA, Fla. — Injuries paved the way for unexpected players to make the Yankees’ season-opening roster, which was decided on Sunday.Although most of the decisions were not surprising, Manager Aaron Boone at the very least provided some clarity as...

Once Again, Hitters to the Rescue as Mets Top the Phillies in 11 Innings

With Noah Syndergaard set to start the series opener against the Phillies Monday, Mets Manager Mickey Callaway stood in his office, and noted that Jacob deGrom, the starter in the previous night’s loss, had reviewed video of the defeat.“Jake...

At 45, Ichiro Suzuki Concludes a Pioneering Career in Japan

Ichiro Suzuki, the unique and pioneering superstar who amassed 4,367 hits in 28 professional baseball seasons across two continents, announced his retirement on Thursday, concluding one of the most remarkable careers in the history of sports.Suzuki, who is destined...

Ichiro Suzuki Is Not Baseball’s Hit King. He Is So Much More.

How many hits does Ichiro Suzuki have? It seems like a simple question, but the answer, like everything in Suzuki’s world, is not simple.Some numbers are clear. After starting this season 0 for 5, Suzuki announced his retirement on...

Gary Sanchez Becomes 12th Yankees Player to Join Injured List

Maybe there is such a thing as an injury bug.Before a rain-shortened 9-6 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Friday, the Yankees placed catcher Gary Sanchez, their best power hitter through the first two weeks of the season,...

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