Friday, September 22, 2017

New York Yankees

Baseball fans reacts as a young girl is carried out of the seating area after being hit by a line drive during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

BY RONALD BLUM NEW YORK (AP) — A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday’s game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting ...
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers the ball to the New York Yankees during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

BY MIKE FITZPATRICK NEW YORK (AP) — After beating Chris Sale for the third time this season, the New York Yankees are within shouting distance of first place with four weeks to go. Matt Holliday and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back ...
New York Yankees celebrate their 6-2 win over the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in New York.

BY MIKE FITZPATRICK NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia has dominated the Red Sox all season. Now, he’s calling them “weak” for bunting against him. Sabathia shut down Boston for the fourth time this year and the New York Yankees ...
New York Yankees' Brett Gardner beats out an infield hit as Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez awaits the throw during the second inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

BY KYLE HIGHTOWER BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Austin hit a three-run home run, Todd Frazier added a solo homer and CC Sabathia retired 13 of the first 14 batters he faced as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red ...
Boston Red Sox outfielders Andrew Benintendi, left, Mookie Betts (50) and Jackie Bradley Jr. celebrate after the Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 9-6 in a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Boston.

BY JIMMY GOLEN BOSTON (AP) — Nineteen batters. Six pitchers. One hour, 5 minutes. Eight runs. Two lead changes. And when the seventh inning was over on Friday night, the Boston Red Sox were back in front and on their ...
New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks (31) celebrates next to teammate Brett Gardner after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in New York.

BY RONALD BLUM NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees’ offense was asleep for seven innings and so was the sellout crowd. New York was about to get shut out for the second straight night and drop a season-high 5½ games ...
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, right, is greeted in the dugout by pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, left, after Judge hit a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Seattle.

BY TIM BOOTH SEATTLE (AP) — The consensus was that any projections on the latest mammoth shot off the bat of Aaron Judge far underestimated the actual distance. An approximation of 440 feet did seem a little off when the ...
In this Saturday, July 15, 2017 photo, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell, left, argues with home plate umpire Gary Cederstrom during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Boston.

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager John Farrell says Major League Baseball has denied Boston’s protest over a bizarre play on the bases last weekend involving Matt Holliday of the New York Yankees. Farrell said he wasn’t surprised the protest ...
New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury, Didi Gregoriusd and Aaron Judge, from left, celebrate after the Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-1 in 16 innings in a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, July 15, 2017.

BY KEN POWTAK BOSTON (AP) — In the long-storied history of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, this was among the longer ones — nearly six hours, more than 500 pitches. That is, if it’s officially over. Didi Gregorius lined a go-ahead ...
The Boston Red Sox celebrate after winning over the New York Yankees on a walk by Andrew Benintendi with bases loaded during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Friday, July 14, 2017.

BY KYLE HIGHTOWER BOSTON (AP) — The Yankees and Red Sox have had their share of games decided by late rallies and towering home runs. This time, it came down to a free pass. Aroldis Chapman walked in the winning ...
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