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Yanks aim to continue Minnesota mastery

( – The New York Yankees can always count on putting a slump to rest when they visit the Minnesota Twins. The Yankees will try to continue their success in the Twins’ home ballpark on Friday afternoon in the second contest of a four-game series at Target Field. New York came to town riding a five-game losing streak, but broke ... Read More »

Tanaka and Yanks snap skid in win over Twins

(Thursday, July 3) Final Score: New York 7, Minnesota 4 Minneapolis, MN ( – Masahiro Tanaka wasn’t his sharpest, but he did enough to snap his brief two-game skid and the New York Yankees’ five- game slide. Tanaka gave up more than three earned runs for the first time in his career, allowing four over seven innings in the Yankees’ ... Read More »

New York Yankees Notes: Sabathia gets MRI, Solarte optioned, Wheeler Added and more

Yankees demote struggling Solarte; add IF Wheeler Minneapolis, MN ( – The New York Yankees have optioned infielder Yangervis Solarte to Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre and selected the contract of infielder Zelous Wheeler from the minor league team. Solarte won a job with the Yankees during spring training and had a hot start to the season that made him the everyday ... Read More »

Yankees hope Tanaka can stop skid against Twins

( – Even Masahiro Tanaka has been unable to avoid the current slump the New York Yankees are in. Tanaka will try to halt New York’s five-game slide and record his major league-leading 12th victory of the season on Thursday night when the Yankees visit the Twins to open a four-game set. A 6-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday ... Read More »

Rising Rays complete sweep of struggling Yanks

(Wednesday, July 2) Final Score: Tampa Bay 6, New York 3 Bronx, NY ( – Sean Rodriguez drove in three runs and struck the go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, as the Tampa Bay Rays went on to post a 6-3 victory over the New York Yankees to sweep a three-game series. James Loney and Brandon Guyer also knocked in ... Read More »

Price deals again as Rays edge Yankees

(Tuesday, July 1) Final Score: Tampa Bay 2, New York 1 Bronx, NY ( – Though David Price fell just short of a history-making performance, his latest outstanding mound effort helped give the resurgent Tampa Bay Rays another win. Price fanned nine New York batters over seven strong innings, while James Loney provided the difference in Tampa Bay’s 2-1 decision over ... Read More »

Price aims to keep missing bats in matchup with Yankees

( – David Price leads the major leagues with 144 strikeouts and has posted 10 or more in five straight starts. The Tampa Bay Rays hope Price can keep it up when they send him to the hill in Tuesday’s middle contest of a three-game series against the New York Yankees. Price is 2-1 in his last three outings and ... Read More »

Rays top Yanks in 12 innings

(Monday, June 30) Final Score: Tampa Bay 4, New York 3 Bronx, NY ( – Logan Forsythe’s RBI single scored Brandon Guyer in the top of the 12th inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees on Monday in the opener of a three-game series. The Rays bounced back after Brian Roberts tied the ... Read More »

Red Sox take series in Bronx

(Sunday, June 29) Final Score: Boston 8, New York 5 Bronx, NY ( – David Ortiz belted a three-run homer, Dustin Pedroia went 3-for-3 with three RBI and the Boston Red Sox took the rubber match of a three-game set against the rival New York Yankees, 8-5, on Sunday. The Red Sox finished up a tough road trip with a ... Read More »

Napoli’s HR in 9th gets Red Sox past Yankees

Bronx, NY ( – Mike Napoli snuck a solo home run over the wall in right center in the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees, 2-1, in the middle test of a three-game AL East series. Jon Lester and Masahiro Tanaka were engaged in a classic pitchers’ duel, and Tanaka was the last ... Read More »