Baltimore Orioles star Trey Mancini agrees with Aaron Judge’s criticism of Camden Yards’ dimensions, says ‘no hitters like it, myself included’

Aaron Judge became the latest hitter to criticize the new pitcher-friendly dimensions at Camden Yards in Baltimore, and Orioles veteran Trey Mancini seems to agree with the New York Yankees slugger. After losing a would-be home run that bounced off the top of the newly constructed high wall in the left field Tuesday night, Judge … Read more

Even beating Orioles shows why Yankees’ rival is history now

BALTIMORE — That it was only the Orioles doesn’t much matter. The Yankees are beating all comers these days, and they are doing it in a variety of ways, with a multitude of heroes. This time, Giancarlo Stanton rested, MVP candidate Aaron Judge registered no hits from the DH spot and the Yankees still prevailed, … Read more

Not even Camden Yards can stop Aaron Judge salary drive

BALTIMORE — The Orioles built one thing of note since the heyday of Steady Eddie and Everyday Cal, which is a very long time indeed. And that is Camden Yards, so beautiful and perfect it doesn’t belong in Baltimore. Unfortunately, the team had the temerity to tinker with perfection. Though it’s very unlikely the motivation … Read more

Nestor Cortes’ tweets are first obstacle in his Yankees rise

BALTIMORE—Nestor Cortes was fielding questions at his locker about his stunning success, about being the best underdog sports story this side of Rich Strike, when the tide suddenly turned. A Yankees PR official had been standing nearby during the one-on-one interview, so the pitcher had to know what was coming. He had to know that … Read more

Nestor Cortes addresses offensive tweets from high school

BALTIMORE — Nestor Cortes apologized and said he was “pissed” at himself for old tweets in which he used offensive language nearly a decade ago when he was in high school. A Twitter user retweeted some old tweets on Sunday in which Cortes used the n-word (n—a) more than a dozen times. Nestor Cortes addressed … Read more

Aroldis Chapman surrenders walk-off as White Sox beat Yankees

CHICAGO — The Yankees don’t lose to the White Sox often, but when they do, it’s in dramatic fashion. Aroldis Chapman gave up Luis Robert’s game-winning single to right that scored Tim Anderson with one out in the bottom of the ninth and the Yankees had their five-game winning streak snapped in a 3-2 loss … Read more

Yankees crush four home runs as they cruise past White Sox

CHICAGO — The hits — and wins — just keep coming for the Yankees. The first-place Yankees extended their winning streak to five games by beating the White Sox, 10-4, on Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field, with just about everything clicking. A night after scoring a season-high 15 runs, the Yankees knocked around White … Read more

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman calls comments by Houston Astros owner Jim Crane ‘deflection’

10:01 PM ET Marly RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for and CHICAGO — Nice try, Jim. That was Brian Cashman’s sarcastic response when addressing Astros owner Jim Crane’s comments against the Yankees’ general manager concerning Houston’s sign-stealing scandal. “I don’t think anybody’s going to dance to the tune he’s singing,” Cashman … Read more

Aaron Judge walk-off HR gives Yankees thrilling comeback win

The plan in the bottom of the ninth was simple, according to Jose Trevino: Get Aaron Judge to the plate. If the Yankees did that, they’d figure to be in position to at least tie — or win — the game. As has been the case all year, Judge again did not disappoint. The outfielder, … Read more

Three Blue Jays ejected after Yankees’ Josh Donaldson hit

After five quiet innings, the Yankees offense exploded in the bottom of the sixth and some fireworks followed against the Blue Jays. Toronto lefty Yusei Kikuchi took a no-hitter into the sixth with the Yankees trailing 3-0. DJ LeMahieu dubbed and Aaron Judge followed with a single. After an Anthony Rizzo fly out ended Kikuchi’s … Read more