KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals have been waiting to catch a few breaks. They got one Sunday.
Whit Merrifield got a fortunate hop on an RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Kansas City...
Tampa Bay Rays (26-16, second in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (27-16, first in the AL East)
New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Blake Snell (3-4, 3.56 ERA,...
Twins to face Yankees on the road
Minnesota Twins (19-11, first in the AL Central) vs. New York Yankees (18-13, second in the AL East)
New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Jake Odorizzi (3-2, 3.34...
NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton became the latest New York Yankees player to get hurt, leaving his start against the Minnesota Twins after three innings because of soreness in his left...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a pair of thunderous homers on a soggy night in the Bronx, likely the first of many connections for the powerful young slugger.
HOUSTON (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch saw his team's at-bats improving as the game went along Tuesday night.
That seems to be happening a lot lately for a Houston squad that's heated up...
BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi's RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning capped Boston's rally from three runs down in the ninth against New York closer Aroldis Chapman, and the Red Sox completed a four-game sweep over the rival Yankees with a 5-4 victory on Sunday night.
Boston opened a 9 1/2-game lead atop the AL East over the Yankees, who lost their season-high fifth straight.
Boston (79-34) has won eight of nine games and owns the majors' best record.
BOSTON (AP) — Steve Pearce homered three times, the second a three-run drive in an eight-run fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox rallied from an early deficit to beat the New York Yankees 15-7 on Thursday night and take a season-high 6½-game lead in the AL East.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Yankees have acquired left-hander Zach Britton from the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles for three prospects, a trade that will bolster New York's bullpen for the stretch run.
Right-hander Dillon Tate is going to the Orioles along with left-hander Josh Rogers and right-hander Cody Carroll. The teams announced the deal Tuesday night.
Loaisiga impressive in debut, Yankees down Rays 5-0
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Loaisiga pitched three-hit ball over five impressive innings to win his major league debut, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 on Friday night.
Didi Gregorius homered off ex-Yankee Nathan Eovaldi, and Gary Sanchez broke out of a long slump with a three-run double in the eighth. Giancarlo Stanton had a sacrifice fly for New York, which improved the best record in the majors to 45-20.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was removed from Friday Night's Subway Series opener against the New York Mets with stiff hamstrings shortly after scoring his first major league run.
Tanaka reached in the sixth inning when first baseman Adrian Gonzalez allowed his grounder to bounce off the heel of his glove for an error. Tanaka took second on Gleyber Torres' single and advanced to third when Brett Gardner walked.
NEW YORK (AP) — Reliever Adam Warren has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a right back strain by the New York Yankees.
The Yankees announced the move before Saturday's 9-1 win over Toronto. Right-hander Jonathan Holder from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to take his place, and he pitched two perfect innings to close out the win.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees placed left-hander CC Sabathia and third baseman Brandon Drury on the 10-day disabled list Saturday.
The moves came a day after New York lost to Baltimore 7-3, with Pedro Alvarez hitting a grand slam in the 14th-inning in a game lasting 5 hours, 20 minutes.
Sabathia left Friday's game with a sore right hip after four innings. The move to the disabled list for the 37-year-old pitcher came despite a clean MRI.
NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia beat Rick Porcello in a matchup of Cy Young Award winners, and Chris Carter drove in four runs to lead the New York Yankees over the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Wednesday night.
Sabathia (7-2) has won five straight starts for the first time since April 2012. He allowed five hits in eight innings in his longest outing since April 2015.
Jonathan Holder finished with a perfect ninth. Boston's final 15 hitters went down in order.