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8/30/2015 | Yankees' quench offensive thirst in Atlanta

A three-game showdown against the Braves' inexperienced pitching staff seemed to get the Yankees' bats back on track. The contributions up and down the batting order were so widespread, even Stephen Drew's batting average bubbled above the Mendoza line.


8/30/2015 | Yankees sweep Braves with 20-run output

Jacoby Ellsbury, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each homered to support Nathan Eovaldi's career-high ninth straight win, leading the Yankees to a 20-6 rout of the Braves on Sunday at Turner Field that completed a series sweep.


8/30/2015 | Red Sox out to play spoiler vs. Nova, Yanks

As the Yankees come to Fenway Park for the third and final time this season, the Red Sox will focus on playing the role of spoilers. Meanwhile, the Yankees will continue to try to close their 1 1/2-game deficit to the Blue Jays in the AL East as they start Ivan Nova in the opener against the Red Sox, who counter with rookie left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez.


8/30/2015 | A-Rod resumes workouts as first-base option

With Mark Teixeira out of the lineup for an indefinite period of time, the Yankees have asked Alex Rodriguez to resume working out at first base, providing manager Joe Girardi with another option behind rookie Greg Bird.


8/29/2015 | Severino gaining Yanks' trust, confidence

Luis Severino has only made five turns through the big league rotation, but the Yankees are already impressed by how well the rookie right-hander seems to fit into their clubhouse. To put it simply, they have become convinced that he belongs.


8/29/2015 | Yanks' Mitchell: No jitters in return to mound

There were no signs of unwanted flinches as Bryan Mitchell returned to a big league mound late on Friday evening, firing 1 1/3 innings in his first appearance after being struck in the face with a line drive. The Yankees right-hander counted that as a victory.


8/29/2015 | Sabathia releases pic to defuse paparazzi

CC Sabathia seems to be garnering increased attention from shutterbugs of late, but the Yankees left-hander said there is nothing incriminating about a photo being circulated that showed him smoking what he said was a cigar from an Atlanta hotel balcony.


8/29/2015 | Eovaldi, Teheran set for series finale in Atlanta

Nathan Eovaldi owns the longest pitcher's winning streak in the American League this season, which the right-hander will attempt to extend as the Yankees and Braves face off in Interleague action on Sunday afternoon at Turner Field.


8/29/2015 | Gregorius becomes total package for Yanks

The Yankees knew that they were signing up for an unfinished product when they acquired Didi Gregorius in a three-way trade this past offseason, choosing to bet on his high ceiling. They may not have expected that gamble to pay off so soon.


8/29/2015 | McCann homers in return to Turner Field

The reception was warm, the runs were in plentiful supply and Yankees catcher Brian McCann was able to enjoy his happy homecoming on Friday, homering to slap an exclamation point on his first game as a visitor at Turner Field.


8/28/2015 | Yanks look to build on momentum in Atlanta

This weekend's series between the Braves and Yankees features a pair of shortstops who have competed against each other since their childhood days in Curacao. New York's Didi Gregorius and Atlanta's Andrelton Simmons share a bond that dates back to all those days they played baseball, basketball and soccer together as children.


8/28/2015 | Yankees erupt for 15 runs to rout Braves

Didi Gregorius hit a three-run homer and collected a career-high six RBIs, Brian McCann celebrated his return to Atlanta with a three-run shot of his own and the Yankees rolled to a 15-4 victory over the Braves on Friday night at Turner Field.


8/28/2015 | Montgomery hurls six perfect innings for Class A Advanced Tampa

Yankees No. 27 prospect Jordan Montgomery was perfect for Class A Advanced Tampa on Friday evening, tossing six spotless innings during a 9-3 win over Daytona.


8/28/2015 | A-Rod playing the field in Atlanta unlikely

Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez needed to check the bottom of his locker to see if his infielder's glove made the trip to Turner Field, finding it buried under a pair of gray road pants. He may no longer play the field, but in a broad view, the designated hitter seems to understand plenty about the importance of positions.


8/28/2015 | Tex still bothered by leg injury, says 'I can't run'

A discouraged Mark Teixeira said on Friday that the deep bone bruise in his right leg is not improving, but the Yankees first baseman has been assured that there is no fracture in the leg, only a significant amount of inflammation that will require more rest.


8/28/2015 | Looking to improve, Capuano accepts 4th assignment

In what seemed like it would have been a major upset earlier in the month, Chris Capuano pulled on his pinstriped jersey Tuesday afternoon and took part in the Yankees' team photo at Yankee Stadium, digitally preserved for all time as a member of a roster fighting for its playoff future.


8/27/2015 | Cashman: Rest, not reinforcements, key for Yankees

The Yankees are fighting through one of their weakest offensive stretches of the season, and as they sit two games behind the Blue Jays in the American League East, general manager Brian Cashman is hopeful that Thursday's off-day will wake up the snoozing bats.


8/26/2015 | Pineda displeased with performance

The Yankees are in a pennant race, and with each passing day, the American League East's top spot becomes more competitive. Returning from the disabled list, Michael Pineda was one of those in the rotation who said he understands the importance of his responsibilities. But after a 6-2 loss to the Astros on Wednesday, Pineda indicated he felt like he didn't do his part.


8/26/2015 | In offensive funk, Yanks 'kind of flat'

You could float the case that the Astros showcase some of the best starting pitching that the American League has to offer, but the Yankees didn't play that card to excuse a three-game series in which they were outscored by more than two touchdowns in their own ballpark.


8/26/2015 | Yanks' Draft picks forging own path in pros

James Kaprielian and Kyle Holder will be forever linked as first-round Draft picks of the New York Yankees -- an honor that isn't lost on either player.


8/26/2015 | Yanks' McCann excited to return to Atlanta

On Friday, Yankees catcher Brian McCann -- a Georgia native who grew up a Braves fan -- will return to Atlanta to face his former team for the first time since he signed with the Yankees as a free agent after the 2013 season. The Braves and Yanks are meeting for the first time since 2012.


8/26/2015 | Ellsbury doesn't play due to hip issue

Jacoby Ellsbury experienced swelling in his right hip after attempting a first-inning sliding catch in the Yankees' loss to the Astros on Tuesday night and didn't play in Wednesday afternoon's 6-2 defeat.


8/25/2015 | Rivera inducted into Little League Hall of Excellence

Retired Yankees great Mariano Rivera can add one more accolade to his resume. On Tuesday, in the midst of the Little League World Series, MLB's all-time saves leader was inducted into Little League's Hall of Excellence.


8/25/2015 | Ryan realizes dream by getting on mound

There was a part of Brendan Ryan that tried to maintain some seriousness. The Yankees had just been thumped, 15-1, by the Astros, the clubhouse was a quiet one, and this was by far their worst loss of the season.


8/25/2015 | CC: Stint on DL should be enough for knee

CC Sabathia thinks he can be back in action in September. The left-handed pitcher got a second opinion on his right knee Tuesday at Hospital for Special Surgery, and was relieved when Dr. Answorth Allen didn't have any new updates.




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