Primary players: All-Stars set to rock Cleveland next month

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to spice up the All-Star Game election, Major League Baseball essentially introduced a primary this year. Candidates were narrowed down in fan voting to three...

Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge hit back-to-back homers to begin the bottom of the first inning, giving the Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball, and New York h...

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair of two-run shots that sent the New York Yankees past the skidding Houston Astros 4-1 on Frida...

Tanaka Ks 10 in 2-hitter, Yankees blank Rays 3-0 to up lead

NEW YORK (AP) — At the start of a tough week for his team, Masahiro Tanaka made things look easy on the mound against the Tampa Bay Rays again. Tanaka pitched a career-best two-hitte...

Encarnación makes Yankees debut, surprised by deal to NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Edwin Encarnación went from last place in the AL West to first in the AL East. Naturally, he was pretty excited about it. The veteran slugger receiv...

McNeil's throw saves Mets vs Cards after Syndergaard hurt

NEW YORK (AP) — Second baseman Jeff McNeil made a game-saving throw from right field to home plate for the final out, and the New York Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 on Saturday night after...

Syndergaard, Frazier send Mets to 6-1 win over Rockies

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard allowed one hit in seven shutout innings, Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs, and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Sunday. ...

Mets 2B Robinson Canó goes back on 10-day injured list

NEW YORK (AP) — Robinson Canó is right back on the injured list. Four days after returning to the lineup, the second baseman was placed on the 10-day IL again by the New York Mets wi...

Murphy homers, benches clear, Rockies top Mets 5-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Desmond got plunked square in the back by a pitch from New York Mets rookie Drew Gagnon immediately after two colossal Colorado homers, leading to a bench-clearing scrum late in th...

Big catch: O's grab Rutschman atop MLB draft short on arms

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Pitchers took a backseat at the Major League Baseball draft. On a night when a record 22 position players and nine shortstops were chosen in the first round, th...

Price finally solves Yankees as Red Sox win 8-5 to stop skid

NEW YORK (AP) — David Price finally won at Yankee Stadium for the first time with the Boston Red Sox, backed by early homers from J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts in an 8-5 victory over New York on S...

LeMahieu leads Happ, surging Yankees past Red Sox 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't let DJ LeMahieu's professional demeanor fool you. "He's out there to rip your heart out," New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said, "and he plays with an edge....

Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid

NEW YORK (AP) — JaCoby Jones homered and drove in four runs, including a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera also connected as the Detroit Tigers halted their nine-game losing st...

Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts Friday with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and pitcher Ervin Santana. Eac...

Mets snap 5-game skid with 5-3 win over Nationals

NEW YORK (AP) — Once they were informed no change was imminent in the dugout, the New York Mets looked a lot more relaxed at the plate. Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso homered in the fi...