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Yankees should acquire Madison Bumgarner from Giants, analyst writes

Every single playoff contender could use Giants ace Madison Bumgarner in their rotation.But only one will get their hands on him. Which team needs him the most?The New York Yankees, according to ESPN's Dave Schoenfield.The Yankees have four reliable starters right now: Masahiro Tanaka, James Paxton, Domingo German and CC

MLB rumors: Asking prices ‘enormous’ as trade deadline approaches

The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is nearly two weeks away, and the high asking prices for the top players rumored to be available likely is one reason why we haven't seen any blockbuster deals made at this point.ESPN's Buster Olney reported Sunday an update on the state of the trade market.•

Cashman: Yankees’ Severino needs ‘six or more’ weeks

New York Yankees ace Luis Severino, sidelined since spring training, could begin a throwing program next week, but his return appears to be anything but imminent.General manager Brian Cashman said Severino will need "six weeks or more" to work himself up to being ready to come off the injured list

Ex-pitcher Dwight Gooden charged with drug possession

HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has been charged with drug possession in New Jersey after a traffic stop last month.Gooden's car was stopped by police in Holmdel, about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from New York, early on June 7 for failure to maintain a

German, Yankees shut out Jays to open second half

Domingo German pitched six dominant innings of three-hit ball, and Edwin Encarnacion hit a bases-clearing three-run double in the fifth inning as the New York Yankees opened the second half with a 4-0 victory over the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night in front of their largest crowd of

Report: Mets would move RHP Syndergaard in ‘right deal’

Right-hander Noah Syndergaard could be traded if the New York Mets are approached with the "right deal," MLB Network reported.Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler are reportedly available, but the Mets are not soliciting offers, according to the report.Last week, MLB Network linked Wheeler to American League East rivals. The New York

Trade deadline looms as baseball resumes after break

CHICAGO (AP) -- Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians, looking up at Nelson Cruz and the surprising Minnesota Twins. Matt Chapman and the Oakland Athletics, trying to run down Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros. Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals, chasing Ronald Acuna Jr. and the Atlanta Braves.Baseball ramps

MLB rumors: Red Sox not only AL East team interested in Zack Wheeler trade

MLB rumors: Red Sox not only AL East team interested in Zack Wheeler trade originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.comThe Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees both need to upgrade their starting pitching before the July 31 non-waiver MLB trade deadline, and it appears these rivals both are targeting the same New

Yankees reportedly interested in Indians RHP Bauer

The New York Yankees are interested in Cleveland Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported Monday.Looking to add a starting pitcher before the July 31 trade deadline, the Yankees sent vice president of baseball operations Tim Naehring to observe the 28-year-old's start Sunday in Cincinnati.Bauer allowed one run

Japan’s Tanaka added to AL all-star team

Los Angeles (AFP) - New York Yankees player Masahiro Tanaka was named as a late addition Saturday to the pitching staff for the American League all-star team, Major League Baseball announced.The Yankees starter was added as a replacement for Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman, who is dealing with a

Red Sox now tied for AL lead in come-from-behind victories

Red Sox now tied for AL lead in come-from-behind victories originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.comOn Thursday evening, the Boston Red Sox were able to notch a come-from-behind victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Tied 7-7 in the ninth inning, Marco Hernandez cracked a solo home run -- the third of his

Judge hits 2nd HR of game in 11th, Yankees beat Rays 8-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees are on some kind of hot streak heading into the final weekend before the All-Star break.Judge hit his second homer of the game leading off the 11th inning, Brett Gardner added a three-run shot and the Yankees beat

Trout pulling away in MLB MVP race despite LeMahieu’s heroics

DJ LeMahieu has been incredible for the New York Yankees this season, but Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is the front-runner for the MLB MVP in the American League.Trout went two for five with two home runs and four RBIs in the Angels' 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers

Report: Yankees sign 16-year-old prospect Dominguez

The New York Yankees signed 16-year-old center fielder Jasson Dominguez, billed as the best Latin American prospect in years, to a deal that includes a $5.1 million bonus, ESPN reported.Tuesday marked the opening of the international free-agent signing period.Dominguez, a 5-foot-11, 195-pound prospect, is a switch hitter with speed and

Mets rally in 8th again, beat Yankees 4-2 in Subway Series

NEW YORK (AP) -- All night long, Michael Conforto had chances to come through. Once he finally did, the New York Mets were riding high at Citi Field.Conforto busted out of his slump in a big way, hitting a two-run double that snapped an eighth-inning tie and lifted the Mets

2019 All-Star Game reserves and pitchers announced

The starters for the 2019 All-Star Game were announced on Thursday. Mike Trout and Nolan Arenado were among the big names selected by fans. The rest of the rosters — reserves and pitchers — were just announced on ESPN.American League ReservesC – James McCann, White Sox1B – José Abreu, White

Yankees rule Britannia, complete London sweep of Red Sox

LONDON (AP) -- Britain treasures tradition, and the New York Yankees wrapped up Major League Baseball's first trip to Europe with one of their sport's classic customs: a late-inning pinstriped comeback.Gary Sanchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh , and the Yankees overcome a four-run deficit to

Stars, surprises comprise All-Star starting rosters

The starting lineups for this summer's Major League Baseball All-Star Game were announced Thursday night, with several surprises getting the nod.Unheralded free agent signees Hunter Pence and DJ LeMahieu were among the names unveiled at their respective positions. LeMahieu, the New York Yankees' second baseman, and Pence, the Texas Rangers'

MRI shows no new injury for Yankees’ Stanton

An MRI exam on the right knee of New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton came back clean, though manager Aaron Boone said the team will take a cautious approach with the slugger."Tests were good," Boone told reporters Wednesday morning. "There's no swelling in there, but he's a bit sore and

Red Sox-Yankees at London Stadium will feature a unique field setup

Red Sox-Yankees at London Stadium will feature a unique field setup originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.comWe've seen (American) football games on baseball fields. But how can you transform a massive soccer stadium into a venue for an MLB game?We're finding out, as the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees will

Yanks HR in 27th straight to match record, beat Jays 10-8

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees' most recent power feat qualifies as ''obscure'' to manager Aaron Boone. Just not unexpected.Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched New York's home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each

Yankees, Astros headed in opposite directions

The New York Yankees are putting together an impressive power display of late, especially when catcher Gary Sanchez and second baseman Gleyber Torres make contact.Both players have homered in three straight games, the Yankees have homered in 24 consecutive games, and they have matched a season-best with seven straight wins.Sanchez

Yanks get key hits off Astros’ gloves for 8th straight win

NEW YORK (AP) -- Booed and banged up during a frustrating season, Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton muscled his way to a breakthrough performance Saturday night.A couple inches the other way, it might've been the Houston Astros' turn to exhale.Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles - both off third