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The Yankees Continue to Dominate. Is That Enough?

The Yankees, with 36 games remaining and a 9½ game lead in the American League East, might seem like a team whose dominance has dulled the edges of a successful season. But there’s been more going on in the Bronx than calisthenics in preparation for October. At stake, in the final six weeks of the…

Dugout Antics Lead to Another Brett Gardner Ejection

The Yankees had just put the finishing touches on another dramatic victory over the Cleveland Indians, an American League powerhouse that could end up in their path in October. But no one was talking about Saturday afternoon’s highlights, including the multiple-home-run performance by Gleyber Torres or the team’s major league-best 15-3 record in August. The…

Yankees’ Mike Tauchman First Did His Homework, Then Got His Chance

Based on some advanced metrics, Mike Tauchman has been either the second- or fifth-most valuable Yankee this season — ahead of stars such as Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez. Even the Colorado Rockies, who drafted Tauchman and played him in 52 major league games, can be forgiven if they do not recognize him. So how…