2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
6-10, 5th in AL East
Late wild pitch helps Yankees snap 5-game skid (0:29)
12h
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Yanks stop 5-game skid, beat Braves 3-1 on wild pitch, walk

— The New York Yankees broke their five-game losing streak with little offense, getting a run-scoring wild pitch and bases-loaded walk from Atlanta Braves reliever Nate Jones in the eighth inning that lifted them to a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.

Urshela clobbers 437-foot homer to straightaway center (0:22)
12h
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18h

Yankees (5-10) shake up lineup amid struggles

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone inserted first baseman Mike Ford and left fielder Mike Tauchman while giving Brett Gardner his second start this season against Atlanta on Tuesday night.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Braves manager Brian Snitker on Ronald Acuña's abdominal strain: “Feels a lot belter; feels maybe like we dodged a bullet there. We'll see how he feels tomorrow. The good thing is that he feels a lot better.”

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Freddie Freeman on Ronald Acuña's injury (abdominal strain): “It's always a concern when someone leaves the game, but with the news that he has a mild strain; not going on the IL that was big for us, so we'll see in a couple of days where we are.”

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Freddie Freeman on his contract negotiations with the Braves: “There's no negotiations; there is nothing going on. I'm worried about Taillon tonight.” Freeman added he was not frustrated or worried, and that he does not think he will have any more talks in-season.

Cashman: 'Better days are ahead' for Yankees (0:32)
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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

GM Brian Cashman on the Yankees 5-10 start: "Clearly, we got to self-correct. And we look forward to doing that and proving anybody who's going to predict otherwise, proving them wrong. We understand why there are some doubts currently, and question marks, and there's a lot of head scratching on how the roster's currently performed thus far. But, it's 15 games. And it's 15 games I'd like to forget. The only way I'm going to forget them is doing something about in the next 15."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Brian Cashman on Yankees manager Aaron Boone: "I think we're all in the same boat with performance. Our record is reflective of our organization. Obviously, Aaron is a piece of that, as am I. He's doing everything he needs to do, and most importantly, supporting these guys. Because we trust our players, and we trust their abilities. And we trust over the course of time that will, as it normally does, correct itself with a lot more games under the belt."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Brian Cashman after I asked whether he would have done things differently with pitching knowing what he knows now: "No. Again, you go to the marketplace. I know what was available in the wintertime and I'm very comfortable with that decision-making process. We have gotten out of the gate slowly. Our starting pitching obviously has not gone deep, outside Gerrit Cole. I think our starters will get us that consistently good performance every five days. It just hasn't happened on the outset."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Brian Cashman on his main message today: "Want to acknowledge, obviously, our disappointing play. But also our message to our players, and therefore our fans, is we are going to fight our way out of that start. And, hopefully, by the end of the month, you'll see a more reflective record that gets us back on line and gets people's confidence back to where it should be."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Yankees GM Brian Cashman after I asked what kind of team have the Yankees shown to be through the first 15 games of the 2021 season: "Right now, we would be a team that an opponent would want to play because we're not firing on all cylinders. Our strengths are not showing themselves right now. So if you had a chance to catch us right now, you're catching us at the right time. And we look forward to that changing."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Brian Cashman on Aaron Hicks' 2021 start: "I think he represents a lot of our start. I think he's an example of many of our players throughout our squad. We have a 26-man roster, and you insert his name, you can take his name out and throw another name in, and you're going to get the same answer. It's below where he's capable of playing. And that's true of currently most of our roster right now."

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Cashman: Yanks won't overreact to 5-10 start

The Yankees are 5-10 and off to their worst start since 1997, but GM Brian Cashman says the organization will remain patient with the roster and coaching staff despite "15 games I'd like to forget."

Boone: Yankees 'getting punched in the mouth right now' (1:41)
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3d

Last-place Yanks 'frustrated' after sweep by Rays

The last-place New York Yankees lost their fifth straight game, as Yoshi Tsutsugo hit a tiebreaking double off Gerrit Cole in the seventh inning that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-2 win on Sunday and a three-game sweep.

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Margot, Glasnow lift Rays over AL-worst Yankees 6-3

— Manuel Margot hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Tyler Glasnow overcame cramps and poor control to pitch five innings of one-run ball and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the struggling New York Yankees 6-3 Saturday.

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4d

Yankees' Sanchez injures hand; X-rays negative

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez's throwing hand was unprotected when Tampa Bay's Randy Arozarena tipped a pitch that appeared to hit Sanchez in the knuckles in the fourth inning.

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4d

Tanaka loses in return to Japanese baseball

Masahiro Tanaka allowed Sho Nakata's two-run homer in the first inning of the pitcher's return to Japanese baseball, a 4-1 loss for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles to the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters at the Tokyo Dome on Saturday.

4d

Rays dominate Yankees 8-2 in matchup of AL East strugglers

— Brandon Lowe hit a two-run double in the first inning off opener Nick Nelson, and the AL champion Tampa Bay Rays kept up their domination of the New York Yankees with a 8-2 win Friday night that set off frustrated fans who caused a brief interruption.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.447th
Quality Starts4Tied-18th
WHIP1.136th
BAA.2249th
Runs5826th
Batting Average.20829th
On Base Percentage.29621st
Slugging Percentage.34430th