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Tanaka, Yankees top A’s

Bronx, NY ( – Masahiro Tanaka pitched into the eighth inning to help the New York Yankees defeat the Oakland Athletics, 6-2, Thursday afternoon. Tanaka (5-3) allowed just two runs — one earned — on two hits over 7 2/3 innings. The right-hander struck out six and walked one, picking up his first win since June 9. “I thought he ... Read More »

Yankees activate Ellsbury, Miller

Bronx, NY ( – The New York Yankees had a pair of key injured players back for Wednesday’s game against the Oakland Athletics after reinstating center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury and closer Andrew Miller from the 15-day disabled list. Ellsbury, out since May 20 due to a sprained right knee, was slotted in the leadoff spot for Wednesday’s contest. Miller has ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for July 8

(Wednesday, June 8) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: New York 5, Oakland 4 Bronx, NY ( – Capitalizing on an injury to Scott Kazmir, Mark Teixeira clubbed a pair of home runs to rally the New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics. After Kazmir was removed after just three innings and 50 pitches due to tightness ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for July 7

(Tuesday, July 7) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: Oakland 4, New York 3 (10 innings) Bronx, NY ( – Brett Lawrie’s solo homer off All-Star Dellin Betances in the 10th inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees in the opener of a three-game series Tuesday night. Lawrie hammered an 0-2 breaking ball into ... Read More »

Mets Game Recap for July 6

(Monday, July 6) Final Score: New York 3, San Francisco 0 San Francisco, CA ( – Johnny Monell broke a scoreless tie with a two-run double in the ninth and the Mets earned a 3-0 victory over the Giants on Monday. The Mets once again failed to muster any offense against Chris Heston, who no-hit them back on June 9. ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for July 5

(Sunday, July 5) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: Tampa Bay 8, New York 1 Bronx, NY ( – Erasmo Ramirez threw six strong innings and the Tampa Bay Rays snapped a season-high seven-game losing streak with an 8-1 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday. Ramirez (7-3) gave up just three hits, including Alex Rodriguez’s 670th career home run. ... Read More »

Mets Game Recap for July 2

(Thursday, July 3) NEW YORK METS Final Score: Chicago 6, New York 1 Flushing, NY ( – Jonathan Herrera drove in three runs and Jake Arrieta dominated the struggling New York offense, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Mets, 6-1, to complete a three-game series sweep at Citi Field. Miguel Montero added a two-run homer and Starlin Castro added a ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for July 1

(Wednesday, July 1) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: New York 3, LA Angels of Anaheim 1 Anaheim, CA ( – Nathan Eovaldi pitched into the sixth inning and the New York Yankees took a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the finale of a three-game set. Eovaldi (8-2) allowed five hits and three walks with three ... Read More »

Yankees/Mets Game Recaps for June 30

(Tuesday, June 30) NEW YORK YANKEES Final Score: LA Angels of Anaheim 2, New York 1 Anaheim, CA ( – Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar hit back-to- back homers off Ivan Nova in the sixth inning, and the Angels beat the Yankees 2-1 in the middle installment of a three-game series. The blasts helped Andrew Heaney (1-0) earn his first ... Read More »

Yankees’ Gardner named AL Player of the Week

New York, NY ( – New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner was named the American League Player of the Week on Monday. Gardner batted .500 with 13 hits, two home runs, four doubles, six RBI, nine runs, five walks and a .581 on-base percentage in 31 plate appearances last week. He finished first in hits, runs, on-base percentage, slugging percentage ... Read More »