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Watch: Yankees’ Gardner hit in face after throwing helmet

Watch: Yankees’ Gardner hit in face after throwing helmet

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June 8 (UPI) -- New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner received six stitches on his bottom lip after taking a batting helmet -- one he threw at the dugout wall -- to the face during Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians. After Cleveland Indians right fielder Jordan Luplow robbed Gardner of a hit in the sixth inning, the veteran outfielder thew his helmet upon returning to the dugout at Progressive Field. The helmet ricocheted and caught Gardner in the mouth. Gardner said the recoil, which quickly went viral on social media, didn't hurt that much. "Not as bad as getting the stitches put in," Gardner told reporters. MLB Statcast gave Luplow only a 20 percent chance of making the catch in right-center field. Gardner's frustrating day began in his first at-bat, when he hit what w...
Yankees ‘hopeful’ Masahiro Tanaka makes next start

Yankees ‘hopeful’ Masahiro Tanaka makes next start

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May 19 (UPI) -- New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone told reporters Sunday morning he is hopeful starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will make his next start. Tanaka, 30, took a 111.3-mph ball off his shin in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. He left after six innings with a shin contusion. "I would say today was at least encouraging that he walked in feeling pretty well," Boone said, according to MLB.com. "Definitely some soreness in there, but walking is not an issue." Tanaka was caught screaming in pain as he left the mound. X-rays were negative. Boone said the Yankees will make a decision on Tanaka's status after he throws this week. Tanaka is next slated to take the ball against Baltimore on Thursday afternoon. "I think there's a chance he'll make the next start," Boone said....
Watch: Red Sox eliminate Yankees, advance to ALCS

Watch: Red Sox eliminate Yankees, advance to ALCS

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Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox used a dominant pitching performance to eliminate the New York Yankees from the 2018 postseason on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium. Red Sox starter Rick Porcello allowed just four hits and one run in five innings of work. The Red Sox bullpen allowed just one hit over the final four innings to earn the 4-3 victory. Boston's Game 4 win completed a 3-1 series victory in the American League Division Series. J.D. Martinez put the Red Sox on the board with an RBI sacrifice fly in the top of the third inning. Ian Kinsler scored Steve Pearce on an RBI double later in the frame before Eduardo Nunez singled in Kinsler for a 3-0 Red Sox lead. Christian Vazquez's solo home run in the fourth inning gave Boston a 4-0 advantage. Brett Gardner plated the Yankees' first score ...
Watch: Giancarlo Stanton cheered in return to Miami, Yankees edge Marlins in extras

Watch: Giancarlo Stanton cheered in return to Miami, Yankees edge Marlins in extras

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MIAMI, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The crowd at Marlins Park gave New York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton a standing ovation in his return to Miami Tuesday, which resulted in a Marlins loss. "It was definitely more than I could ask for," Stanton said. "It's going to be one of the more special moments of my career." Stanton was making his first appearance in the city as a visiting player after being traded to the Yankees in December. The 2017 National League MVP went 2-for-6 in the win. He also came within inches of hitting his 300th career home run in the 2-1 triumph. Third baseman Miguel Andujar played the hero for the Yankees, smacking a sacrifice fly to left field to bring home Kyle Higashioka for the go-ahead score in the top of the 12th frame. The Yankees drew first blood after three scoreless...
Giancarlo Stanton goes 0-for-5 with 5 strikeouts, booed by Yankees fans

Giancarlo Stanton goes 0-for-5 with 5 strikeouts, booed by Yankees fans

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April 4 (UPI) --New York Yankees fans let Giancarlo Stanton hear a chorus of boos after he struck out five times against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium.The boo-birds were out several times, letting the slugger hear it Tuesday during the Yankees' 11-4 victory. Stanton went 0-for-5, with five strikeouts and left eight runners on base from the No. 3 spot in the Yankees' batting order. The 2017 National League MVP is hitting .211 on the season, with two home runs, four RBIs and nine strikeouts.Rays right-handed starter Chris Archer was the first pitcher to fan Stanton. Archer got Stanton swinging on an 89.8-mph slider to end the first inning. Archer struck out Stanton again in the third inning. That time, the righty ripped in a 94-mph slider and caught the slugger looking.Archer's third ...