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4/27/2015 | Yankees turn to Whitley against Rays, Odorizzi

Chase Whitley will get his first start of 2015 for the Yankees on Tuesday night, while Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi seeks some early-season revenge at Yankee Stadium.


4/27/2015 | Yankees cool off Rays behind McCann's blast

Brian McCann's home run in the sixth inning helped push the Yankees into sole possession of first place in the AL East on Monday night with a 4-1 win over the Rays, who saw their five-game winning streak snapped.


4/27/2015 | Teixeira's offensive tear earns him AL Player of Week nod

Mark Teixeira is on a tear, and the baseball world has taken notice. Teixeira, the Yankees' first baseman, was named the American League Player of the Week on Monday for a performance that saw him hit .333 (8-for-24) with five home runs, 10 RBIs and six runs scored over his past seven games.


4/26/2015 | With 659 career homers, A-Rod one shy of Mays

Alex Rodriguez hit the 659th home run of his Major League career on Sunday evening at Yankee Stadium, moving within one of tying Willie Mays (660) for fourth place on the home run list.


4/26/2015 | Yanks likely to use Whitley to give Tanaka extra day

Chase Whitley is expected to be recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to start on Tuesday, as the Yankees will incorporate a sixth starter to their rotation, part of a strategy in navigating a stretch that sees them play 30 games in 31 days.


4/26/2015 | Ellsbury sits out Subway Series finale with tight right hip

Jacoby Ellsbury spent Sunday afternoon receiving treatment on his tight right hip and will watch the final game of the Subway Series from the bench, but manager Joe Girardi hopes to have the center fielder's services Monday against the Rays.


4/26/2015 | Red-hot Rays set to open series against Yankees

Nathan Karns will take the mound for the Rays when they open their three-game series against the Yankees and right-hander Adam Warren on Monday night at Yankee Stadium.


4/25/2015 | Command off as CC surrenders three homers

There have been positives thus far in 2015 for CC Sabathia, but he remained winless after allowing seven runs -- including three home runs -- in an 8-2 loss to the Mets at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.


4/25/2015 | Ellsbury exits game early due to hip tightness

Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was removed from the game in the eighth inning of Saturday's 8-2 loss to the Mets because he was experiencing some hip tightness.


4/25/2015 | Ozzie, Rickey, Jenkins and Tiant enter Hall of Game

Now in its second year, the Hall of Game is for former Major League players who not only did great things on the field, but also exhibited the flair and passion reminiscent of the Negro Leagues players. Joining Ozzie Smith on Saturday in the Hall of Game induction class were Rickey Henderson, Ferguson Jenkins and Luis Tiant.


4/25/2015 | Girardi: Beltran capable of more production for Yankees

The second season with the Yankees has, to Carlos Beltran's chagrin, started with much of the same feeling as the first, but manager Joe Girardi said that he believes the 38-year-old Beltran is capable of more than he has shown.


4/25/2015 | For Gardner, Yanks, it's not a 'stache decision

Brett Gardner is leading the charge behind a sprouting band of mustaches in the Yankees' clubhouse, most of which have been permitted to take root while the team has reeled off seven wins in eight games going into Saturday's Subway Series game against the Mets.


4/25/2015 | Niese, Eovaldi face off in primetime Empire State tilt

The rubber match of the Subway Series on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium pits Jon Niese against Nathan Eovaldi, each of whom is coming off a strong outing.


4/25/2015 | Harvey outduels CC, nearly goes distance in Subway Series

Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game and the Mets swatted three homers off CC Sabathia, evening the Subway Series with an 8-2 victory over the Yankees on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.


4/25/2015 | Pineda in command from outset, firing first-pitch strikes

Despite the cold and windy conditions at Yankee Stadium on Friday night, right-hander Michael Pineda showed impeccable command of the strike zone, throwing a career-high 78 of his 100 pitches for strikes while stifling the red-hot Mets in the Yankees' 6-1 victory.


4/25/2015 | Harvey vs. CC matchup a symbolic one for Mets, Yanks

If you're inclined to see one game as something larger, something symbolic of where two franchises find themselves at the beginning of a new season, you're going to love what the Mets and Yankees are giving us Saturday afternoon in the Bronx. Matt Harvey vs. CC Sabathia. Cy Future vs. Cy Past? To some, this is a game that reflects where the Mets and Yankees find themselves in 2015.


4/24/2015 | One day you're hot, next day you run into the Yanks

Leave it to the Yankees, those killjoys in pinstripes, to be Interleague party poopers. They couldn't be satisfied with the merely scheduled engagement against the hottest team in the hemisphere. Nooo, they wanted more.


4/24/2015 | Back to full health, Teixeira's power resurgence continues

Mark Teixeira's gluten-free menu -- headlined by spinach smoothies, bison burgers and turkey bacon -- hasn't become a popular choice in the Yankees' clubhouse, though if he continues hitting for power, he just might gain a few converts along the way.


4/24/2015 | How fast was Tex's 2nd homer? Statcast knows

As Statcast shows, Mark Teixeira added force to the pitch, sending his second home run ball shooting toward right field with an exit velocity of 106 mph.


4/24/2015 | Bernie officially retires, will have plaque dedication May 24

Bernie Williams had been long excluded from the Yankees' proverbial "Core Four" of Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte and Marino Rivera, even though Williams was an important part of their last championship era. So before Williams was set to officially retire before Friday's game, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman wanted to coin a term that included Williams.


4/24/2015 | Teixeira swats pair off deGrom as Yanks snap Mets' win streak

Mark Teixeira homered twice off Jacob deGrom and Michael Pineda pitched effectively into the eighth inning in Friday night's Subway Series opener, helping the Yankees snap the Mets' 11-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory at Yankee Stadium.


4/24/2015 | Harvey, CC square off in Subway Series matchup

The Mets and Yankees square off again Saturday afternoon, with a marquee pitching matchup slated for Game 2 of the Subway Series. It will be a battle of past and present aces as Matt Harvey faces CC Sabathia at Yankee Stadium. The Yanks have won seven of eight after ending the Mets' 11-game winning streak Friday night.


4/24/2015 | Young wishes time with Mets went better

Chris Young was likely the most popular man on the field as the Subway Series began on Friday at Yankee Stadium, with a succession of former Mets teammates making their way over during batting practice to offer the outfielder a handshake or a hug.


4/24/2015 | Mets and Yankees set for another Statcast Showcase

Statcast, a state-of-the-art tracking technology, will return on Friday night at 7 ET for the first Mets-Yankees clash of the year in an MLB Network Showcase game.


4/23/2015 | Baseball set to take over NY as Mets, Yanks collide

The Mets are playing at least as well as at any point over the last decade, if not the last quarter-century. The Yankees, almost quietly, are nearly as hot. So when those interborough rivals collide Friday night at Yankee Stadium, there is no questioning what sort of town New York promises to be.




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