How MLB crackdown on sticky stuff may help Yankees

PHILADELPHIA — For more than two months, the Yankees had been unable to string together more than two straight games with double-digit hits. And they hadn’t scored more than five runs in a game in four consecutive games since last September. Both of those streaks came to an end this week. Over their past four … Read more

Yankees’ Jameson Taillon ‘excited’ about upcoming MLB crackdown

MINNEAPOLIS — Jameson Taillon is one pitcher who is pleased Major League Baseball appears set to finally reduce — if not eliminate — foreign substances being permitted. “I’m really excited for it,’’ the right-hander said Thursday before the Yankees’ 7-5 loss to the Twins at Target Field. “I think it’s gonna help talented teams. … … Read more

Yankees’ Awful Offense Doesn’t Put Up Fight In Loss To Rays – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Rich Hill finished May with the lowest monthly ERA in 75 years of a pitcher in his 40s, and the Tampa Bay Rays won for the 16th time in 17 games by keeping up their domination of the reeling Yankees with a 3-1 victory Monday. Hill (4-2), a 41-year-old left-hander who … Read more

Yankees starter Luis Severino’s live BP session delayed

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Luis Severino had been scheduled to throw live batting practice Wednesday, but the Yankees said the right-hander woke up with a stiff back, so it was pushed back a day. It would have been Severino’s first live BP in his comeback from last year’s Tommy John surgery. He may face top … Read more

Yankees big bats suddenly awakening in another win over Tigers

Aaron Boone picked Saturday to give two of his hottest hitters a day of rest. So a few more suddenly red-hot bats carried the day instead for an offense that is beginning to find its stride. Aaron Judge and Gleyber Torres combined for five hits and six RBIs to power the Yankees to a 6-4 … Read more

Yankees squeak past Braves to snap five-game losing skid

It was hardly the offensive eruption the Yankees were looking for, but their new-look lineup produced just enough to squeak out a 3-1 win over the Braves in The Bronx on Tuesday, as they snapped a five-game losing streak. Fittingly, the go-ahead run came courtesy of a wild pitch and the insurance run on a … Read more

Yankees’ struggling rotation already a big issue

This won’t work. This will, at best, bring the 2021 Yankees back to their 2020 ending, which satisfied no one. The Yankees simply must get more from their newcomers (or oldcomers) than these early returns. Jameson Taillon’s second Yankees start turned out to be a big-time dud, as the Blue Jays thumped the right-hander and… … Read more