Tags: New York Yankees

On Baseball: For the Yankees, Even the ‘Next Guy Up’ Is Plenty Dangerous

Six franchises have won the World Series in the decade since the Yankees’ last title, and three of those teams appear on their schedule this month. The Kansas City Royals (2015 champions) visit the Bronx this weekend. The Houston Astros (2017) swept the Yankees last week, and this week the Yankees swept the Boston Red…

Yankees 8, Red Sox 0: James Paxton Gives Yankees a Much-Needed Jolt Against the Red Sox

For one night at least, the Yankees found a remedy to their early woes. No, they couldn’t stop the relentless expansion of their injured list, which grew to 12 on Tuesday with the addition of first baseman Greg Bird and his ailing left foot. But there was an antidote to the baffling failures — stranded…

Boston’s 2018 Championship Has a Footnote: Steve Pearce’s Toe

BOSTON — The cleats on Steve Pearce’s gray New Balance model 4040v4 baseball shoe are about 1.27 centimeters long. It is roughly that distance by which the Yankees’ season ended last year in the Bronx. That fraction of an inch is what ultimately separated the Red Sox from the Yankees in their divisional playoff series,…