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  • Frustrated Astros look to get back on track vs. A's (Aug 18, 2017)
    2017.08.18. 9:20:00
    HOUSTON -- Astros manager A.J. Hinch spoke with obvious frustration in the aftermath of another Houston loss on Thursday, the 13th setback in 19 games for top team in the American League....
  • Orioles host Angels in key AL wild-card series (Aug 18, 2017)
    2017.08.18. 8:04:00
    BALTIMORE -- If the Baltimore Orioles are hoping to make a big move in the American League wild card race, they could have a chance to do so starting Friday against the Los Angeles Angels....
  • Yanks-Sox rivalry, battle for 1st shift to Fenway
    2017.08.18. 5:55:58
    For the second consecutive weekend, baseball's most storied rivalry will be on display. This time, the venue is Fenway Park, where the second-place Yankees will try to chip into the Red Sox's four-game lead in the American League East. Boston took back sole possession of first from New York on Aug. 1, and will try to stave off its rivals for the re... American League East
  • Heyman’s Latest: Astros, Verlander, Samardzija, Rays, Mets, Dickey
    2017.08.18. 5:20:00
    In his weekly Inside Baseball column, Jon Heyman of Fan Rag takes a look at the tightly packed AL Wild Card race. He also provides some notes from both the American League and National League. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of relevance to the transactional landscape: While the Astros could still conceivably renew their…...
  • Donaldson, Smoak dingers lift Jays over Rays
    2017.08.18. 2:12:51
    Josh Donaldson is doing just about everything in his power to get the Blue Jays back into contention for the second American League Wild Card. On Thursday afternoon, he also got a major assist from Justin Smoak....
  • Leader Watch: Red Sox walk-offs proving key
    2017.08.17. 9:23:28
    The Red Sox and Yankees, who haven't finished 1-2 in the American League East since 2009, are back at the top of the division standings -- Boston first, New York second and in the first AL Wild Card spot. With every game important as the two longstanding rivals jockey for playoff position in the season's final two months, the Red Sox got a big win ...
  • Leader Watch: Red Sox walk-offs proving key
    2017.08.17. 9:23:28
    The Red Sox and Yankees, who haven't finished 1-2 in the American League East since 2009, are back at the top of the division standings -- Boston first, New York second and in the first AL Wild Card spot. With every game important as the two longstanding rivals jockey for playoff position in the season's final two months, the Red Sox got a big win ...
  • Tigers' woes continue despite pair of homers
    2017.08.17. 7:03:08
    The Rangers continued their climb into the American League Wild Card race by completing a three-game sweep of the Tigers with a 12-6 victory Wednesday night at Globe Life Park.... American League Wild
  • Stroman's strong outing paces Jays past Rays
    2017.08.17. 6:59:16
    The cluttered American League Wild Card race isn't getting any clearer after Marcus Stroman and the Blue Jays held on for a 3-2 win over the Rays.... American League Wild
  • Severino, Yanks go for Subway Series sweep
    2017.08.17. 6:30:18
    Two of New York's young starting pitchers, with aspirations to pitch well in the Big Apple for the foreseeable future, will duel Thursday night on the Citi Field mound as the American League Wild Card-leading Yankees look to sweep the 2017 Subway Series from the Mets. Both Luis Severino and Steven Matz have captured their respective fan bases' adul... Subway Series
  • Matz looks to get back in win column vs. Yanks
    2017.08.17. 6:30:18
    Two of New York's young starting pitchers, with aspirations to pitch well in the Big Apple for the foreseeable future, will duel Thursday night on the Citi Field mound as the American League Wild Card-leading Yankees look to sweep the 2017 Subway Series from the Mets. Both Luis Severino and Steven Matz have captured their respective fan bases' adul... Citi Field
  • Sox-Yanks rivalry, battle for 1st shift to Fenway
    2017.08.17. 5:00:30
    For the second consecutive weekend, baseball's most storied rivalry will be on display. This time, the venue is Fenway Park, where the second-place Yankees will try to chip into the Red Sox's lead in the American League East. Boston took back sole possession of first from New York on Aug. 1, and will try to stave off its rivals for the rest of the ... American League East
  • Judge hits 117-mph rocket into 3rd deck at Citi
    2017.08.17. 3:42:58
    In his first career game at Citi Field, Aaron Judge visited a seating area where few players have been able to reach, crushing his American League-leading 37th homer into the upper deck in left field.... Aaron Judge
  • Judge hits 117-mph rocket into 3rd deck at Citi
    2017.08.17. 3:42:58
    In his first career game at Citi Field, Aaron Judge visited a seating area where few players have been able to reach, crushing his American League-leading 37th homer into the upper deck in left field.... Aaron Judge
  • Yankees owner: Missing playoffs would be a 'failure'
    2017.08.17. 3:20:00
    The Steinbrenner family isn’t exactly known mincing words. New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner showed that off on Wednesday.Steinbrenner did note that he’s liked how the season has gone thus far. But he also made it clear that anything short of a playoff appearance would be considered a failure. The Yankees began play on Wednesday 4.5 games beh... York Yankees

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Top news - American League

  • Yanks rally to top Jays, sit alone in 1st place
    2017.05.04. 5:51:36
    Chris Carter flared a soft game-tying single over the drawn-in infield and Didi Gregorius pushed the go-ahead run across with a single back to the mound, fueling a seventh-inning rally that helped the Yankees to an 8-6 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. With the win and the O's loss to the Red Sox, the Yanks sit alone ... Chris Carter
  • Sale fans 11 as Red Sox roll over Blue Jays
    2017.07.02. 0:39:17
    The Red Sox appear to be heating up at the same time as the Blue Jays have cooled down, and the gap between first and last place in the American League East continues to get even bigger.... Blue Jays
  • Yankees trailed 9-1: See how they won!
    2017.04.29. 6:10:26
    Starlin Castro hit a game-tying homer in the bottom of the ninth inning and Matt Holliday won it with a walk-off three-run blast in the 10th as the Yankees erased an eight-run deficit and grabbed a share of first place in the American League East, coming all the way back for a wild 14-11 slugfest victory over the Orioles on Friday night at Yankee S... American League East
  • Crazy comeback: Yanks outslug O's in 10
    2017.04.29. 6:10:26
    Starlin Castro hit a game-tying homer in the bottom of the ninth inning and Matt Holliday won it with a walk-off three-run blast in the 10th as the Yankees erased an eight-run deficit and grabbed a share of first place in the American League East, coming all the way back for a wild 14-11 slugfest victory over the Orioles on Friday night at Yankee S... American League East
  • Vazquez's walk-off HR caps wild win vs. Tribe
    2017.08.02. 6:07:33
    In a thrilling contest between two of the top teams in the American League, Christian Vazquez hammered a three-run walk-off homer over the Green Monster to give the Red Sox an epic 12-10 victory over the Indians on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.... Christian Vazquez
  • Gardner clutch again as Yanks win 6th in a row
    2017.07.29. 23:49:11
    Brett Gardner's walk-off single in the ninth gave the Yankees a 5-4 win over the Rays on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. It was Gardner's second game-winning hit of this four-game series for the Yankees (56-46), who have won six in a row and maintained their position in first place in the American League East.... Yankee Stadium
  • Yanks keep Gard' up, walk off with 6th straight
    2017.07.29. 23:37:30
    Brett Gardner's walk-off single in the ninth gave the Yankees a 5-4 win over the Rays on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. It was Gardner's second game-winning hit of this four-game series for the Yankees (56-46), who have won six in a row and maintained their position in first place in the American League East.... Yankee Stadium
  • Pineda stifles Red Sox behind Sanchez's 2 HRs
    2017.06.09. 5:52:35
    Gary Sanchez cracked two homers off David Price and Michael Pineda struck out eight over seven dominant innings as the Yankees defeated the Red Sox, 9-1, on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, taking two of three games in a showdown of American League East rivals. The win increased New York's lead over second-place Boston to three games.... Gary Sanchez
  • Pineda stifles Sox behind Sanchez's 2 HRs
    2017.06.09. 5:52:35
    Gary Sanchez cracked two homers off David Price and Michael Pineda struck out eight over seven dominant innings as the Yankees defeated the Red Sox, 9-1, on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, taking two of three games in a showdown of American League East rivals. The win increased New York's lead over second-place Boston to three games.... Gary Sanchez
  • Contained by Yanks, Sox depart NY quietly
    2017.06.09. 5:52:35
    Gary Sanchez cracked two homers off David Price and Michael Pineda struck out eight over seven dominant innings as the Yankees defeated the Red Sox, 9-1, on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, taking two of three games in a showdown of American League East rivals. The win increased New York's lead over second-place Boston to three games.... Gary Sanchez
  • Gardner's 2 HRs, Judge's 10th blast lead NY
    2017.04.29. 23:25:04
    Brett Gardner homered twice and drove in four runs, Austin Romine collected a career-high five RBIs and Aaron Judge hit his American League-leading 10th homer as the Yankees claimed sole possession of first place in the AL East with a 12-4 victory over the Orioles on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.... Brett Gardner
  • Gardner's 2 HRs, Judge's 10th blast lead NY
    2017.04.29. 23:25:04
    Brett Gardner homered twice and drove in four runs, Austin Romine collected a career-high five RBIs and Aaron Judge hit his American League-leading 10th homer as the Yankees claimed sole possession of first place in the AL East with a 12-4 victory over the Orioles on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.... Brett Gardner
  • Yanks rally to top Jays, sit alone in 1st place
    2017.05.04. 6:24:41
    Chris Carter flared a soft game-tying single over the drawn-in infield and Didi Gregorius pushed the go-ahead run across with a single back to the mound, fueling a seventh-inning rally that helped the Yankees to an 8-6 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. With the win and the O's loss to the Red Sox, the Yanks sit alone ... Chris Carter
  • Jax the flipper: Play of Year, Game of Year!
    2017.08.02. 6:07:33
    In a thrilling contest between two of the top teams in the American League, Christian Vazquez hammered a three-run walk-off homer over the Green Monster to give the Red Sox an epic 12-10 victory over the Indians on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.... Christian Vazquez
  • Xander's 2-HR dandy sends Sox to tie for 1st
    2017.06.19. 7:41:00
    In the final meeting between two American League heavyweights until the final four games of regular season, the Red Sox used a pair of homers from Xander Bogaerts to overcome three Astros homers and win, 6-5, on Sunday night at Minute Maid Park.... Minute Maid Park

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