Yanks Rout A’s 7-2 in Wild-Card Game, Set Up ALDS vs Red Sox

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in. Luis Severino let out a primal scream after escaping a bases-loaded jam with 100 mph heat. Giancarlo Stanton capped the mauling with monstrous drive in his postseason debut.

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Final Divisional Review: Yanks and Red Sox in AL East of Course

The greatest rivalry – the Red Sox vs. the Yankees – wraps up our six pre-trade deadline divisional reviews. Our ratings show the two classic rivals absolutely dead even with 16.1 of 20 points each and if one can trade for Jed Lowrie or even one extra lefty like Patrick Corbin or Francisco Liriano it could tip the crucial scales to give one team the AL East and make the other play a dangerous one-game wild-card game.

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WATCH: Russell Wilson Mashes Multiple Homers During Yankees BP

The Yankees are no stranger to having a lot of star power, at their Spring Training facility in Florida. Though, normally that star power is supplied by the likes of Billy Crystal. This time around, the star power comes in the form of an Super Bowl champion quarterback.

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Tanaka, Yankees Top Astros to Take 3-2 Lead in ALCS

NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.

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Altuve’s Dash Lifts Verlander, Astros Over Yanks in Game 2

Jose Altuve raced home on Carlos Correa’s double in the ninth inning, Justin Verlander struck out 13 in a complete game and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.

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Child Hospitalized After Foul Ball at Yankees Game

New York (AFP) – A toddler was hospitalized on Wednesday after being struck by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium, the latest in a series of incidents that have led to calls for more protection for spectators in Major League Baseball.

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