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Giancarlo Stanton Is Nearing 61 Homers. But Is He Chasing a Record?

Nearly every teammate was gone by the time Stanton dressed. The rolling laundry baskets had filled up around the room. The beat reporters had gathered their quotes and left the clubhouse to make deadline. If you talk to Stanton, you do it on his terms. Photo Stanton after an August home run against the Colorado…

Yankees 3, Rangers 1: Tyler Austin, Seizing a Rare Opportunity, Delivers a Win for the Yankees

But it was hard to find a more unexpected contributor than Austin. His season has been waylaid by injuries. His opportunity on Saturday arose only because rosters can be expanded in September. And his future in the organization is tenuous. “The big thing is, I try to enjoy these moments as much as I can,…

RANGERS 11, YANKEES 5: Yankees Squander an Opportunity in Texas

Gary Sanchez returned from a three-game suspension with his bat seemingly well rested — he singled twice, driving in two runs, and also walked and hit a line drive right at third baseman Joey Gallo. But the problems Sanchez has had keeping pitches in front of him resurfaced as Yankees pitchers had four wild pitches…