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03:30 2019-08-20

The Yankees Continue to Dominate. Is That Enough? Despite Sunday’s loss to the Indians, the Yankees are focused on achieving the best record in the regular season and home field advantage in the play...
02:15 2019-08-19

Dugout Antics Lead to Another Brett Gardner Ejection Gardner, Aaron Boone and C.C. Sabathia were all ejected in the bottom of the sixth inning amid disputes with the umpires in a victory over the Clevel...
02:45 2019-08-18

Worried About Aaron Judge? He Isn’t Judge, the Yankees’ star slugger, has struggled all August, with just one home run since July 20. But he’s already learned to avoid overreacting to s...
19:15 2019-08-17

Mets Lose Jeff McNeil and Call Up Ruben Tejada McNeil, one of the club’s best hitters, sustained a hamstring strain and will be out until at least Aug. 24. Tejada, 29, has not played for the Mets ...
21:15 2019-08-14

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Make Health Their Main Goal With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the r...
07:45 2019-08-13

The Mets’ Latest August Run Stalls, but Optimism Abounds Their eight-game win streak came to an end, but the Mets are on the verge of a playoff spot. They carry plenty of momentum into a six-game road trip....
02:45 2019-08-12

Senators Call on M.L.B. for More Transparency on Foul Ball Injuries Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth wrote a letter to Commissioner Rob Manfred urging him to release data on which seats at ballparks are mos...
13:00 2019-08-07

Yankees Sweep Red Sox Even as Injuries Continue to Mount Edwin Encarnacion and Aaron Hicks are out, and Gleyber Torres has been sent for tests, but the resilient Yankees pulled off a four-game sweep at home...
14:30 2019-08-05

D.J. LeMahieu Hits 2 Homers as Yankees Continue Red Sox’ Pain Boston Manager Alex Cora and starting pitcher Chris Sale were ejected in the Yankees’ seven-run fourth inning as the Red Sox lost their sixth in a ro...
01:00 2019-08-04

Without a Bold Move, the Yankees Gamble on Their Own Discipline The Yankees let the trade deadline pass without improving their struggling pitching staff, a decision that could benefit in later years but might cos...
04:30 2019-08-02

Tanaka’s Ugly Start in Boston Sets Off October Alarms for the Yankees Masahiro Tanaka allowed 12 runs in three and a third innings against the Red Sox, reminding the Yankees that their offense, however improved this sea...
22:45 2019-07-31

‘It’s Like an Explosion’: The Pain of a Foul Tip to the Catcher’s Mask Catchers are vulnerable to head trauma from balls glancing off hitters’ bats and into their masks, but, unlike in other sports, they must leave the g...
22:45 2019-07-31

Mookie Betts’s 3 Homers Lead Another Red Sox Demolition of the Yankees Batters have had three-homer games on four straight days for the first time in big league history. Betts followed the Mets’ Robinson Cano, St. Louis’...
22:45 2019-07-31

Steven Matz Throws His First Complete Game as Mets Cruise In his third start since a brief stint in the bullpen, Matz allowed five hits and one walk on only 99 pitches. “My sinker and slider were a pretty go...
22:45 2019-07-31

Robinson Cano, Better Than Vintage, Hits 3 Homers in Mets’ Win Mired in his worst offensive season in the majors, Cano had what might have been the best game of his 15-year career. “It sort of feels good,” he sai...
07:15 2019-07-24

Yankees, Coming Off a Hot Streak, Slog Through an Ugly Loss James Paxton’s first-inning struggles continued, and this time the Yankees’ bats were unable to bail him out. Can this rotation be trusted in October...
02:30 2019-07-22

Covering the Closer: Two Decades of Writing on Mariano Rivera Ahead of Rivera’s induction into the Hall of Fame this weekend, we compiled excerpts of New York Times articles from a handful of the biggest moments...
16:45 2019-07-21

Mets Bullpen Shows Signs of Life in 2-Game Sweep of the Twins The Mets’ beleaguered relievers stifled Minnesota over two days, but the victories came with bad news: An injury to Zack Wheeler, a potential trade a...
04:30 2019-07-18

Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85 Green, who played mostly at second base and shortstop, broke the color barrier for the last major league franchise of the time that remained all whit...
04:30 2019-07-18

Domingo German, the Yankees’ Surprising Ace, Has an Ideally Flawed Mentor As he floundered last season, German sought out a stranger from his hometown in the Dominican Republic who knew all too well what it meant to stumble...
16:30 2019-07-17

Yankees Beat Rays in a Game Full of Firepower Aaron Judge hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth, and soon after that, Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam. Two innings before, the benches cleare...
08:45 2019-07-17

Marlins Keep the Mets Reeling Miami’s Caleb Smith (5-4) pitched six innings, allowing two unearned runs and three hits. He struck out six and worked around a season-high five walk...
06:15 2019-07-13

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record...
06:15 2019-07-13

For the Second Half, the Yankees Have a Short Wish List: Pitching A strong bullpen and an overwhelming offense have lifted the Yankees to a stellar record. They know they’ll need a pitching upgrade to win a champion...
17:15 2019-07-12

The Mets at Midseason: Can They Dig Their Way Out? It was a trying first half in Queens — with a few bright spots. Manager Mickey Callaway has continued to express optimism, but his club has plenty of...
17:15 2019-07-12

‘Just Come Out and Say It’: Players Want Answers on the Changing Ball The numbers show that the baseball used in the majors is flying farther than before. While M.L.B. insists it wasn’t intentional, players just want to...
03:00 2019-07-10

Tony Clark’s Second Chance He was unexpectedly thrust into the position of leading the players’ union. Now, as owners have seemingly gained an advantage, can he fix the sport’s...
13:30 2019-07-08

At the All-Star Futures Game, Two Reminders of a Painful Mets Trade Jarred Kelenic and Justin Dunn, who were packaged in a deal for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz, have shown tantalizing promise that could haunt the Met...
02:30 2019-07-08

At Intermission, the Mets Stagger off the Stage The Mets end the first half of the season with another loss and a 40-50 record that suggests little reason for optimism. But the manager isn’t giving...
02:30 2019-07-08

Mets End 7-Game Losing Streak With a Rally Against the Braves The Mets erased a deficit in the eighth inning with a solo home run by Todd Frazier, a two-run line drive by Jeff McNeil and a two-run double by Pete...
06:15 2019-07-01

Yankees Acknowledge Missteps in Handling of Luis Severino’s Injury In an injury-riddled season, the team allowed their ace to resume throwing without a precautionary M.R.I. In retrospect, they believe that was a mist...
23:45 2019-06-30

Yankees’ Bats Are Too Much for the Red Sox in London In M.L.B.’s first game in London, the Yankees and Red Sox put on a show of home runs in a matchup that stretched nearly five hours, including a 12-ru...
08:00 2019-06-30

David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say The shooting last week that left Ortiz wounded was actually intended to target a friend of his who was wearing a similar shirt, the authorities in th...
06:00 2019-06-20

With a Lift From Jacob deGrom, the Mets Trounce the Braves DeGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his career as the Mets routed the first-...
11:30 2019-06-19

Giancarlo Stanton Returns, as Yankees’ Offense Continues to Power Up Stanton saw hurdle after hurdle in his recovery from what was initially a biceps tear, but he brought his powerful bat back to the lineup on Tuesday....
03:30 2019-06-19

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both ...
05:15 2019-06-18

Yankees Top Mets in Error-Riddled Opener to Subway Series There were several miscues on both sides in the first game of a doubleheader, but the big bats of several replacement Yankees made all the difference...
05:45 2019-06-12

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted mom...
09:30 2019-06-10

C.C. Sabathia Says Goodbye to Cleveland. Or Maybe Not. Saturday loomed as his last start ever in the city where he began his career. Still, this year’s All-Star Game is in Cleveland. And what if Sabathia ...
01:45 2019-06-09

Dallas Keuchel Is Returning to the Majors as an Atlanta Brave The Braves landed Keuchel, who missed more than a third of the season, after signing free agents like him and Craig Kimbrel no longer meant giving up...
06:45 2019-06-07

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defen...
07:15 2019-06-05

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positiv...
02:30 2019-05-24

A Novel Idea in the Majors: Using Batting Practice to Get Better B.P. has been a baseball tradition for more than a century, but there is evidence that the usual methods might make batters worse. So some teams are ...
11:15 2019-05-23

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major lea...
05:15 2019-05-23

The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped se...
21:15 2019-05-22

Money and Modern Strategy: How the Depleted Yankees Kept Winning Despite 17 players spending time on the injured list this year, the Yankees have kept pace in the A.L. East with smart moves rather than splashy ones...
21:15 2019-05-22

Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the si...
21:15 2019-05-22

Mariners 10, Yankees 1: A Rookie Mariners Pitcher Stifles the Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said he would look into images that TV cameras captured of a dark substance smudged under the brim of the cap worn by Mariners st...
17:15 2019-05-21

After Jacob deGrom and Corey Kluber, Stetson University Dreams Even Bigger With the pair of Cy Young Award winners among its alumni, the small college in Central Florida has a potent recruiting pitch as it eyes the national ...
17:15 2019-05-21

Yankees 7, Rays 1: The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped se...
17:15 2019-05-21

At Black Colleges, the Baseball Teams Increasingly Aren’t As the number of African-American baseball players continues to decline, black players are often surprised to find themselves in the minority even at...
17:15 2019-05-21

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate th...
17:15 2019-05-21

Yankees 4, Rays 3: Money and Modern Strategy: How the Depleted Yankees Kept Winning Despite 17 players spending time on the injured list this year, the Yankees have kept pace in the A.L. East with smart moves rather than splashy ones...
17:15 2019-05-21

Yankees 13, Rays 5: Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the si...
17:15 2019-05-21

For These Minor Leaguers, the Living Is Good if You Don’t Mind the Dead Below Players in the lower levels of professional baseball often settle for less-than-desirable living arrangements, but few residences are eerier than the...
17:15 2019-05-21

The Rays Are a Surrealist’s Delight In an era of baseball’s richest teams dominating smaller-market clubs, Tampa Bay has managed a third way: spending less and winning more through ceas...
17:15 2019-05-21

On Baseball: Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first...
17:15 2019-05-21