New York Yankees

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who is on the disabled list, throws before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Yankees ace Tanaka sent home with general soreness

TORONTO (AP) — Injured Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is being sent back to New York because of general soreness in his right arm, a setback in his bid to rejoin the rotation this season. “There’s […]

08/29/2014

New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury, right, signals safe after stealing second base as Detroit Tigers shortstop Eugenio Suarez holds the ball in the third inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

DETROIT (AP) — It was an inning that defied explanation — the New York Yankees banging out hit after hit against one of the best pitchers in baseball. “Sometimes it just happens. The game doesn’t […]

08/27/2014

Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter laugh before a baseball game in Detroit Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Tigers honor Jeter with seats from Tiger Stadium

DETROIT (AP) — Derek Jeter was given two seats from Tiger Stadium during a ceremony before the New York Yankees played Detroit on Wednesday night. The three-game series will be the retiring shortstop’s final appearance […]

08/27/2014

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter smiles as he leaves after practicing at the baseball team's minor league facility Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Jeter recalls day he and Rivera were sent down

  DETROIT (AP) — It’s the type of anecdote that sounds like an urban legend: The New York Yankees once sent Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera down to the minors at the same time? Jeter […]

08/26/2014

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter hits a grounder that scored Ichiro Suzuki in the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Jeter was out at first on the play. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Pineda kept throwing strikes. The Royals kept taking them, trying in vain to drive his pitch count up. When Yankees catcher Brian McCann looked up in the third […]

08/26/2014

Derek Jeter tribute commercial posted on YouTube.

Derek Jeter tribute as he retires from MLB

The Derek Jeter tributes won’t be limited to just the game broadcast on tomorrow night.  Nike’s Jordan brand, one of Jeter’s longtime sponsors, plans to roll out a 90-second ad during Jeter’s 14th and final […]

07/14/2014

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre speaks while visiting the library  during his orientation visit at the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Yankees to retire Joe Torre’s No 6

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees will retire former manager Joe Torre’s No. 6, leaving Derek Jeter’s No. 2 as the last single digit in New York’s pinstripes. Torre, Rich Gossage, Tino Martinez and Paul […]

05/08/2014

In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)

Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won’t appeal

BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won’t appeal the penalty that will cost him two starts. “I […]

04/24/2014

Feb. 10, 2014: Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke throws during spring training baseball practice  in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Dodgers top spender, ending Yanks’ 15-year streak

NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball’s payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary […]

03/25/2014

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter throws during practice at the baseball team's minor league facility  Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Jeter back at it day after announcing retirement

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter pulled into the parking lot of the New York Yankees’ minor league complex on Thursday, walked out of his gray Mercedes-Benz and waved a hand holding a bottle of […]

02/13/2014

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