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Altuve stars as Astros outgun Yankees to reach World Series

Oct 20, 2019 - 1:51 PM

Jose Altuve hits the game-winner as the Houston Astros book their ticket to the World Series for the second time in 3 years

GAME HEROES. Before Jose Altuve (left) gets to finish the job, Yuli Gurriel also smashes a three-run homer for the Astros. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Yankees ace Rivera joins Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Nov 20, 2018 - 12:49 PM

Retired Panamanian right-hander Mariano Rivera is named to the ballot for helping the Yankees to five World Series crowns

LEGEND. Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera makes it to the list of Major League Baseball Hall of Fame candidates. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images North America/AFP

Astros down Yankees, set World Series clash with Dodgers

Oct 22, 2017 - 2:11 PM

The Houston Astros win 4-0 against the New York Yankees

WORLD SERIES CLASH. The Houston Astros book a finals clash with the LA Dodgers. File Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Astros stay alive in ALCS, force Game 7 with Yankees

Oct 21, 2017 - 2:18 PM

It all comes down to one final game in Houston to determine which team represents the AL in the World Series

STAYING ALIVE. Justin Verlander's virtuoso pitching performance enables the Astros to tie the series at 3-all. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Yankees blank Astros to move one win from World Series

Oct 19, 2017 - 2:58 PM

Masahiro Tanaka strikes out 8 batters over 7 scoreless innings as the Yankees win Game 5

START SPREADING THE NEWS. Aaron Hicks, Aaron Judge and the rest of the Yankees are just one win from the World Series after a shutout win over the Astros. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Yankees overcome 0-2 hole to eliminate Cleveland, advance to ALCS

Oct 12, 2017 - 1:17 PM

The Yankees will meet the Houston Astros to decide which team represents the AL in the World Series

COMEBACK IS REAL. Didi Gregorius smacked two home runs to help the New York Yankees advance to the AL Championship Series. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Yankees retire Derek Jeter's number 2 jersey

May 15, 2017 - 3:48 PM

Jeter becomes the 22nd Yankee to have his number retired

RETIRED. Derek Jeter and wife Hannah Davis stand beside his plaque which will now hang at Yankee Stadium. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Alex Rodriguez to retire from baseball after 2017 - report

Mar 24, 2016 - 4:13 AM

The Yankees slugger whose career has been marred by controversy says he will retire after his contract expires in 2017

VICTORY LAP. Alex Rodriguez will wave goodbye to the game after his contract runs out in 2017, the Yankees slugger says. File photo by Justin Lane/EPA

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia to enter alcohol rehab

Oct 06, 2015 - 4:13 AM

The New York Yankees will have to go through the Major League Baseball playoffs without their star pitcher who admits he wants to take control of my disease

HEALTH FIRST. The former Cy Young Award winner will miss the postseason to address an alcohol problem. Photo by Jim McIsac/Getty Images/AFP

A-Rod homers for milestone 3,000th hit

Jun 20, 2015 - 4:23 PM

The 39 year old infielder whose batting feats have been tainted by two doping scandals smashed a solo homer off the first pitch he saw for the historic hit

Alex Rodriguez rounds the bases after homering for his 3,000th career hit. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Baseball: A-Rod admits using steroids – report

Nov 06, 2014 - 11:58 AM

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez previously denied using performance enhancing drugs but confessed under oath in front of federal agents

CONFESSION. New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez admits to using performance-enhancing drugs. File photo by Justin Lane/EPA

Derek Jeter scripts perfect Yankee Stadium finale

Sep 26, 2014 - 1:18 PM

What better way to make a final appearance at Yankee Stadium than to knock in the game winning run?

PERFECT SCRIPT. Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees celebrates after a game winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

End looms for Derek Jeter as Yankees miss playoffs

Sep 25, 2014 - 2:41 PM

Derek Jeter will bring the curtain down on his all star MLB career at the end of the regular season after the New York Yankees were officially eliminated from post season contention

New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter acknowledges the crowd during 'Derek Jeter Day' on September 7. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

A-Rod, 12 others banned in baseball doping scandal

Aug 06, 2013 - 8:57 AM

Rodriguez refused to answer a point blank question as to whether Major League Baseball was accurate in charging that he used performance enhancing drugs

BANNED. Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees speaks to the media before the Yankees take on the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on August 5, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

MLB plans to suspend 20 players including Rodriguez - reports

Jun 05, 2013 - 11:16 AM

MLB is facing its largest drug scandal ever and looks to suspend about 20 players including Alex Rodriguez

MLB Preview: Giants seek 3rd title in 4 years

Mar 29, 2013 - 1:19 PM

The 2013 MLB season opens with a new league for Houston San Francisco seeking a 3rd World Series title in 4 seasons and the Yankees hurt but dangerous