Yankees get OF Bader from Cardinals for LHP Montgomery
The Yankees acquired Gold Glove-winning center fielder Harrison Bader from the St. Louis Cardinals for left-hander Jordan Montgomery ahead of Tuesday's trade deadline, a surprising deal aimed at improving defense. A speedy 28-year-old from Bronxville, New York, Bader has not played since June 26 because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot. When he returns, he likely would play share center field with newly acquired Andrew Benintendi in a move that would put Aaron Judge back in right and see Aaron Hicks and Benintendi share time in left, with Giancarlo Stanton as the designated hitter.news.yahoo.com
Donaldson, Carpenter lead Yanks over Red Sox 12-5
Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in a four-run first inning, Matt Carpenter homered among three hits in his first start in left field in a decade and the New York Yankees beat Boston 12-5 for their 10th win in their last 11 games against the Red Sox.
Payday: Judge wins it for Yankees on eve of salary showdown
Aaron Judge lined a game-winning single on the eve of his salary arbitration showdown, capping a four-run ninth inning that included Aaron Hicks’ tying three-run homer off closer Ryan Pressly in the New York Yankees’ 7-6 victory over the Houston Astros.
Tigers lose lead twice, swept by red-hot Yankees
Donaldson followed with a drive to the left-field warning track for his 13th big league walkoff, the his second this year and the Yankees’ sixth. Pinch- runner Kody Clemens — son of Roger — scored on Javier Báez’s single under Rizzo’s glove at first for a 4-3 lead. Báez hit an RBI double and scored on a single by Daz Cameron as the Tigers took a 2-0 lead in the fourth. TRAINER’S ROOMTigers: 3B Jeimer Candelario (left shoulder) left in the second after trying to make a diving catch on Donaldson’s double. Yankees: RHP Jonathan Loáisiga (right shoulder inflammation) isto throw off flat ground for the first time on Monday.mlive.com
Rizzo's 3 HRs, Judge's B-day bash lift Yanks over O's 12-8
Anthony Rizzo homered three times to take over the major league lead, Aaron Judge connected on his birthday and Joey Gallo ended the longest home-run drought of his career as the New York Yankees outslugged the Baltimore Orioles 12-8 Tuesday night. Luis Severino (2-0) pitched a no-hitter into the sixth inning for New York before Jorge Mateo's one-out single. Anthony Santander followed a few batters later with a three-run homer.news.yahoo.com
AP source: 1B Rizzo agrees to $32M, 2-year deal with Yankees
Anthony Rizzo is staying with the New York Yankees, agreeing Tuesday night to a $32 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. A three-time All-Star first baseman, Rizzo was acquired by the Yankees from the Chicago Cubs on July 29 and added a left-handed bat to a heavily right-handed batting order in New York. Rizzo also provided plate discipline and smooth fielding at first, where he has won a pair of Gold Gloves.news.yahoo.com
Yanks toss it away in 9th, fall to Hays, Orioles 3-2 in 10th
Yankees reliever Clay Holmes threw a wild pitch with two outs in the ninth inning that let the tying run score, then Austin Hays chopped an RBI single in the 10th that lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-2 win and dropped New York back in the AL wild-card race.
Anthony Rizzo reacts to stunning Yankees trade, calls Cubs departure ‘emotional’
The Cubs, with whom he had spent the last 10 seasons, had just traded him to the Yankees. “All good things come to an end,” Rizzo said to reporters in Chicago, including MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian, on Thursday. It’s going to be a really special opportunity for me these next three months. But right now, it’s nothing but love.”Rizzo was the Yankees’ second big acquisition prior to Friday’s trade deadline. The Yankees nabbed outfielder Joey Gallo from the Rangers, along with lefty reliever Joely Rodriguez.“I’m just focused on going to be a Yankee now,” Rizzo said.mlive.com
After Tigers pile up singles, Gregory Soto slams door in 5-3 win over Rangers
Joey Gallo hit two mammoth home runs, but the Detroit Tigers countered with a bunch of bloops and bouncers to beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Wednesday afternoon at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Tigers (40-47) took two of three from the Rangers (34-53) and have won six of their last eight. Gallo hit some home runs in the second and fourth inning against Tigers starter Casey Mize, who scheduled to make only an abbreviated appearance. pic.twitter.com/9SXJR2gZRT — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 7, 2021The Tigers brought nine men to the plate in the seventh inning, scoring three runs on two walks and four singles, none of them hit hard. Rangers starter Kyle Gibson, also an All-Star, pitched into the seventh inning but took his first loss of the season.mlive.com
Tigers Lose At Home Again 5-3 To Rangers
Chavez pitched into the seventh in his longest outing in over two years, and the Rangers became the latest visiting team to win in Detroit, beating the Tigers 5-3 on Tuesday night. Detroit has lost 18 of its last 20 home games, and that does not include a game last month that was suspended with the Tigers trailing. The Rangers were without Asdrbal Cabrera, who was starting a three-game suspension for hitting an umpire with equipment. UP NEXTRangers: Mike Minor (7-4) starts for Texas on Wednesday night against the Tigers. Tigers: Detroit sends Matthew Boyd (5-5) to the mound.detroit.cbslocal.com