New York Yankees

Yankees’ bullpen issues deeper than Albert Abreu’s implosion

SEATTLE — Albert Abreu isn’t the only member of the Yankees’ bullpen having a hard time. He was the focal point after giving up a go-ahead, two-run homer to Carlos Santana in the Yankees’ 4-3 loss to the Mariners on Wednesday afternoon at T-Mobile Park, but the team’s once fearsome pen has taken some hits …

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Top 30 MLB free agents for 2022-23 offseason: An early look at a special class

With the trade deadline in the rearview, the 30 MLB front offices can begin to focus on the offseason and another strong free-agent class. Teams’ scouts, evaluators and analytics departments can start to do deep dives on the players who will hit the market after the World Series. Led by Jacob deGrom, perhaps the most …

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Josh Donaldson, Jameson Taillon lift Yankees over Mariners to snap skid

SEATTLE — After a miserable few days in St. Louis, the Yankees got back to winning on Monday, snapping their season-high five-game losing streak with a 9-4 win over the Mariners at T-Mobile Park.  But it came with a cost, as Matt Carpenter suffered a fractured left foot in the first inning and could be …

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Cardinals are in first place two-thirds of the way into the season; it’s a good sign

Four hours, 25 minutes later Sunday, the Cardinals finally reached the two-thirds mark of the season in first place by two games in the National League Central Division standings. That means 108 games have been played and 54 remain, but the Cardinals’ record when they’re in first place at this point of a season is …

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Phil Hughes questions Michael Kay for Joey Gallo ‘bash’ in Twitter spat

Michael Kay didn’t mince words following Joey Gallo’s unceremonious departure from the Bronx — though one former Yankee who came to the struggling outfielder’s defense. Shortly after Tuesday’s MLB trade deadline had passed, Kay denounced Gallo for seemingly playing the victim in his final week as a Yankee. The 28-year-old slugger shed light on the …

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Rosenthal: Why the Yankees traded Montgomery, plus Ohtani talks and wild-card pressure

It’s an old baseball adage: You can never have enough pitching. So how is it that the Yankees traded a quality starting pitcher for an injured center fielder at the trade deadline, perplexing many of their fans and even some in the industry? The answer comes down to this: The Yankees, according to major-league sources, …

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