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October 11, 2018 6:41 PM Cardinals, Adam Wainwright agree to one-year deal for 2019

The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to terms with pitcher Adam Wainwright on a one-year deal for 2019, the team announced Thursday. Wainwright will be entering his 15th major league season -- all with the Cardinals, tying Bob Forsch for third among pitchers in terms of longevity with the team. The right-hander went 2-4 with a 4.46 ERA and 40 strikeouts 85

October 5, 2018 2:10 PM Yankees hit by unions for crossing hotel workers picket line in Boston

ALBANY — Before the team even took the field for its playoff game at Fenway Park, the Yankees struck out with New York unions. The state AFL-CIO threw high heat at the Bronx Bombers for crossing a picket line at their Boston hotel. “As a lifelong Yankee fan and a proud New Yorker, I am disgusted the management of a team representing the strongest union 83

October 4, 2018 11:00 AM Matthews: Aaron Boone pushes all the right buttons for Yankees in playoff debut

Boone and the Yankees got past arguably the most dangerous hurdle of the postseason, the one-and-done wild-card game, Wednesday night at Yankee stadium, beating the Oakland Athletics 7-2 and propelling themselves into a best-of-five showdown against the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS beginning Friday night at Fenway Park. The strain is especially tough on a manager 56

September 29, 2018 4:30 AM Yankees clinch top wild card spot by routing Red Sox, will host Oakland in the Bronx Wednesday

The Yankees clinched the top spot after beating the Red Sox, 11-6, Friday night and will host the Oakland Athletics next Wednesday for the do-or-die game. J.A. Happ rewarded the Bombers’ faith in him, going five scoreless innings before allowing a grand slam to Steve Pearce, who has become the newest Yankee killer this season. Happ struck out seven and continued 67

September 27, 2018 4:00 AM German Marquez ties modern-day MLB mark with 8 K's to start game

DENVER -- Colorado Rockies right-hander German Marquez tied a modern-day major league record with eight straight strikeouts to begin a game on his way to setting the franchise record for most K's in a season. Marquez matched a mark Wednesday against Philadelphia that was set by Houston lefty Jim Deshaies on Sept. 23, 1986, and equaled by New York Mets righty 62

September 23, 2018 5:22 PM Former Red Sox pitcher Stange dies

Former major league pitcher Lee Stange died Friday, according to the Boston Red Sox. He was 81. Stange was a member of Boston’s “Impossible Dream” team in 1967 that won the team’s first American League pennant in 21 years. The right-hander went 8-10 with a 2.77 ERA in 35 appearances (24 starts) that season and pitched two innings of relief in Game 3 of the World 72

September 18, 2018 8:49 PM Yankees OF Judge back in lineup

Aaron Judge is back in the New York Yankees’ lineup Tuesday, batting second and playing in right field. This will be Judge’s first appearance at the plate since he was hit by a pitch on July 26 and sustained a chip fracture in his right wrist. He was activated off the 10-day disabled list last week to play defense but wasn’t cleared to bat. The news of his return 70

September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Justus Sheffield gets chance in big leagues with Yanks

NEW YORK -- With spots remaining on their expanded September roster, the New York Yankees have called up one of their prized prospects, giving him an opportunity to make his long-awaited appearance in pinstripes. Justus Sheffield, a left-handed pitcher ranked No. 16 among Keith Law's preseason Top 100 prospects, was promoted from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 71

September 13, 2018 6:18 PM Ex-big leaguer Billy O'Dell, who won 105 games in majors, dies at 85

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Former major league pitcher Billy O'Dell, who won 105 games during a 13-year career, has died. He was 85 years old. O'Dell pitched at Clemson before moving on to the majors. The school announced O'Dell's death on Thursday after speaking with family members. The Whitaker Funeral Home in Newberry, South Carolina, said O'Dell died Wednesday 71

September 9, 2018 1:00 PM Out of the bullpen for 9/11 anniversary: FDNY commish to throw out first pitch at Citi Field

FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro looks into the past and sees the flame-throwing southpaw of his youth. He's a little less certain about the 69-year-old version set to throw out the first pitch before the Mets take on the Miami Marlins on the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. "It's been a long time since I actually pitched 60