Matt Carpenter has solid start with Yankees: ‘Pretty crazy’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — An 11-year MLB veteran, Matt Carpenter arrived at the Yankees clubhouse Thursday afternoon and told manager Aaron Boone he was ready to help if needed. “If you want me to load the bags on the plane, that’s what I’ll do,” Carpenter said. Instead, just hours after the Yankees announced they had … Read more

Yankees DJ LeMahieu sits again, Aaron Hicks scratched

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Hicks both missed the Yankees’ 7-2 win over the Rays on Thursday night at Tropicana Field, with LeMahieu still nursing a left wrist injury and Hicks sidelined with a strained hamstring- right leg muscles that he began to feel on Wednesday. Both players, however, had their sights … Read more

MLB inflamed Josh Donaldson-Tim Anderson incident

Dead heat. No hero, no villain, no rooting interest. Just a clash of established morons. Josh Donaldson, a provocateur who likes to get under the skin of players no matter his color, versus Tim Anderson, a self-inflated, attention-hungry showboat – see the season’s Yanks-White Sox “Field of Dreams” game last – who has already been … Read more

Yankees Twitter avoids game updates to talk about gun violence

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Yankees have joined the Rays in using their social media channels to “offer facts about the impacts of gun violence” instead of game coverage during Thursday’s game between the two teams. This decision was taken in response to the “devastating events that took place in Uvalde [Texas]Buffalo and countless other … Read more

Surprising JP Sears gives exhausted Yankees a boost

Just when things started to turn south for the best team in baseball, the Yankees turned to a young southerner, JP Sears, previously virtually unknown, a new face from South Carolina with a ball. fast to 95 mph that plays better than its gun readings. , a wicked breaking ball and a penchant for strikes. … Read more

Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton and Jonathan Loaisiga on injured reserve

The Yankees’ fortunes took a brutal turn with Giancarlo Stanton and Jonathan Loaisiga on the injured list Wednesday. An MRI scan revealed right calf strain that meant a 10-day IL trip for Stanton, who is hitting .285 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs. The Yankees also announced that Loaisiga would go to the IL … Read more

Huge Mets comeback fails in crazy game that had it all

SAN FRANCISCO — These kings of endgame drama were just getting started as much of their East Coast fan base faded into a haze. But the difference in this latest miraculous Mets comeback was a backlash. The Giants offered not one, but two on a wild Tuesday night. Edwin Diaz allowed two runs in the … Read more

Steve Kerr condemns senators for inaction on guns

A visibly angry and shaken Steve Kerr on Tuesday night condemned senators, particularly Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, for failing to act on gun legislation, hours after a gunman killed 18 children and at least one adult in an elementary school in the West Texas town of Uvalde. . “When are we going to do something? … Read more