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NY Yankees Legend Whitey Ford Dies at 91

FILE PHOTO -A family member tells The Associated Press on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 that Ford died at his Long Island home Thursday night. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File) The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died. A family member tells The Associated Press on Friday that Ford died at his Long Island home Thursday night. The cause was…

Austin, Judge homer in 1st big league at-bats as Yanks win

NEW YORK (AP) – Tyler Austin and Aaron Judge became the first teammates to hit home runs in the first at-bats of their major league debuts in the same game, sparking the New York Yankees to an 8-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. And New York’s 24-year-old newbies did it back-to-back in a five-pitch span during the…

Yankees’ Austin, Judge homer in 1st big league at-bats

NEW YORK (AP) – Tyler Austin and Aaron Judge wasted no time in making an impact on the New York Yankees, becoming the first teammates to hit home runs in the first at-bats of their major league debuts in the same game. And the Baby Bombers they did it back-to-back in a five-pitch span Saturday against Tampa Bay. Called up…

Tanaka, Tex lead Yanks past Indians 3-2 after A-Rod news

NEW YORK (AP) – Masahiro Tanaka rebounded from two rocky outings, Didi Gregorius homered and the New York Yankees held off the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Sunday after announcing that Alex Rodriguez will play his final game in pinstripes this week. Mark Teixeira, two days since disclosing his own plans to retire at the end of the season, hit an…

Alex Rodriguez to play final major league game next Friday

NEW YORK (AP) – Alex Rodriguez will play his final major league game next Friday with the New York Yankees and then become a special adviser and instructor with the team. Rodriguez and the club made the announcement before Sunday’s game against Cleveland. A-Rod will play against Tampa Bay at Yankee Stadium on Friday night before ending one of the…