Yankees ‘expected’ to call up Estevan Florial amidst Aaron Hicks’ struggles

Yankees 'expected' to call up Estevan Florial amidst Aaron Hicks' struggles

Late Monday night, after the Yankees had lost for the 10th time in their last 12 games, Gerrit Cole said his team was in need of a spark. Considering the game that Aaron Hicks had just endured, calling up Estevan Florial seemed like a possible solution to fill a glaring need in center field and … Read more

Aaron Hicks’ Yankees woes sink to new low in loss to Rays

Aaron Hicks' Yankees woes sink to new low in loss to Rays

The only cheers Aaron Hicks heard all game came after he caught a routine, fifth-inning fly ball. The Bronx crowd was sarcastically proud, and the fan base may have found his next Joey Gallo. Hicks struggled with his glove, allowing a catchable ball to drop to enable the Rays’ first run, and bat, grounding into … Read more

Yankees’ offense disappears in shutout loss to Red Sox

Yankees' offense disappears in shutout loss to Red Sox

BOSTON — By the end of this three-game set at Fenway Park, it was hard to believe the Yankees were the team easily in front of the AL East and the Red Sox in the cellar. The Yankees’ poor play began with consecutive losses at home to the Mariners and continued with a road trip … Read more

Isiah-Kiner Falefa does it all as Yankees nip rival Red Sox

Isiah-Kiner Falefa does it all as Yankees nip rival Red Sox

BOSTON—It was just like they drew it up. Isiah Kiner-Falefa was the unlikely hero at the plate, with Scott Effross picking up his first save as a Yankee, following another strong outing by Aroldis Chapman, a 3-2 win over the Red Sox on Saturday night. The victory allowed the Yankees to avoid a fourth straight … Read more

Matt Carpenter fractures left foot on foul ball amid resurgent season with New York Yankees

Matt Carpenter fractures left foot on foul ball amid resurgent season with New York Yankees

1:05 AM ET Marly RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. SEATTLE — Matt Carpenter’s dream comeback season with the New York Yankees might have come to an early end Monday night. Carpenter, 36, broke his left foot when he fouled off an 89 mph slider from Seattle Mariners starter Logan … Read more

Jordan Montgomery dazzles in debut for St. Louis Cardinals, blanks New York Yankees less than a week after being dealt

Jordan Montgomery dazzles in debut for St. Louis Cardinals, blanks New York Yankees less than a week after being dealt

Jordan Montgomery was open and honest with reporters when asked about his debut with the St. Louis Cardinals and how he needed to face his former team less than a week after being traded. “It’s not exactly what you want to do for your first time being in a new organization,” the former starter for … Read more

Yankees blanked as Jordan Montgomery stifles former team

Yankees blanked as Jordan Montgomery stifles former team

ST. LOUIS — Trading away Jordan Montgomery has already hurt the Yankees. The left-hander, making his first start for the Cardinals, tossed five scoreless innings, but the Yankees have bigger concerns after their 1-0 loss Saturday night. They have lost four games in a row for the first time this season, as well as five … Read more

Clay Holmes blows another save to sink Yankees in loss to Cardinals

Clay Holmes blows another save to sink Yankees in loss to Cardinals

The Yankees would have found a way, during the first half of the season, to win the game they played Friday night. This is not the first half of the season anymore. Closer Clay Holmes struggled for a second straight appearance, coming in the eighth inning and giving up an infield hit, a walk and … Read more

Yankees’ flurry of trades at deadline leaves rotation thin

Yankees' flurry of trades at deadline leaves rotation thin

Just over a week ago, the Yankees were well stocked with starting pitching depth. After a flurry of trades ahead of the deadline this past Tuesday, though, that depth is more tenuous as the Yankees head into the final two months of the season. In addition to surprisingly trading away Jordan Montgomery for injured outfielder … Read more

Why Yankees traded Jordan Montgomery to Cardinals for Harrison Bader

Why Yankees traded Jordan Montgomery to Cardinals for Harrison Bader

A day after trading for Frankie Montas to bolster their rotation, the Yankees subtracted one of their most consistent starters just before the trade deadline. The Yankees sent lefty Jordan Montgomery to the Cardinals on Tuesday in exchange for outfielder Harrison Bader and a player to be named later or cash considerations. Bader is currently … Read more