5/2/2015 | Eovaldi focused in winning first Fenway start
This is usually not a comfortable place for a visiting pitcher to warm up in the bullpen, especially one wearing a road-gray Yankees uniform, but Nathan Eovaldi seemed to handle his first start at Fenway Park just fine.
5/2/2015 | Betances stands tall in first save chance
Brian McCann is sure that he would want no part of having to stand in the box and try to make contact against Dellin Betances. "I'd ask for a pinch-hitter," McCann joked on Saturday, after Betances struck out all four batters he faced to lock down the Yankees' 4-2 victory over the Red Sox, marking Betances' first save opportunity of the season.
5/2/2015 | Cashman: A-Rod deal is straightforward
The Yankees, according to their general manager, "have the right, but not the obligation," to award bonus money to 39-year-old DH Alex Rodriguez if they determine certain milestones he reaches are "commercially marketable" in the career home runs chase.
5/2/2015 | Girardi: Pressure now off A-Rod after 660
Now that Alex Rodriguez's 660th home run is in the books, Yankees manager Joe Girardi believes that the slugger will be able to enjoy the relief of any pressure surrounding the looming achievement.
5/2/2015 | Miller's slider confounding opposing hitters
The slider always has seemed to come easily for Andrew Miller, who relies on it as a trusted weapon. As the Yankees' left-hander continues to enjoy success in his first crack at the closing role, the pitch has been a nightmare for Major League hitters.
5/2/2015 | Kelly, Warren set for series finale at Fenway
With Fenway Park playing host once again, the Red Sox and Yankees wrap up their second series of the year before a national TV audience on Sunday night.
5/2/2015 | Statcast: Ellsbury motors for grab at Fenway
Jacoby Ellsbury spent parts of seven seasons patrolling center field at Fenway Park. The Yankees center fielder still knows the territory well, as Statcast helped show during New York's 3-2 win over Boston on Friday night.
5/2/2015 | A-Rod trying to write graceful ending
Alex Rodriguez's name now sits right there alongside that of Willie Mays on the all-time home run list, and you just might need some time to wrap your mind around that one.
5/2/2015 | Teammates celebrate No. 660 with A-Rod
Four sticky towels and the unmistakable aroma of stale barley and hops served as evidence that a celebration had taken place in the visiting clubhouse at Fenway Park, where Alex Rodriguez received a beer shower courtesy of his Yankees teammates.
5/1/2015 | Yanks keeping tabs on Pirela at Triple-A
As they prepare to begin the second month of the season, the Yankees are keeping a close eye on Jose Pirela's progress on a Minor League rehabilitation assignment, as well as the advances of their rehabbing players at the team complex in Tampa, Fla.
5/1/2015 | Yanks feel Gregorius going in 'right direction'
After a shaky beginning to his tenure as Derek Jeter's successor, both defensively and offensively, the Yankees believe they are seeing some encouraging signs from shortstop Didi Gregorius.
5/1/2015 | A-Rod hits home run No. 660 to tie Mays
Alex Rodriguez hit the 660th home run of his career, tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the home run list, on Friday night during the Yankees' 3-2 win at Fenway Park.
5/1/2015 | Yanks' Eovaldi, Red Sox's Miley aim to bounce back
The Yankees and Red Sox will continue to compete for the top spot in the American League East on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park in the second of a three-game weekend series.