41mDavid Schoenfield

ICYMI: SweetSpot hits of the week

Some of the top stories across the Major League Baseball blogosphere, including the Yankees' Dellin Betances being "must see" TV.

Expectations for Tanaka's return (1:59)
SC's Not Top Plays (1:54)
17hWallace Matthews

Rapid Reaction: Athletics 5, Yankees 4

The decision to send CC Sabathia out to start the seventh, after he gave up a game-tying two-run homer in the sixth, led to the Yankees' unraveling.

A's rally past Yankees (1:11)

Athletics rally to beat Yankees 5-4

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Ben Zobrist drew a bases-loaded walk from David Carpenter in the seventh inning to break a tie and the Oakland Athletics rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the New York

1dWallace Matthews

Tanaka expected to start next week for Yanks

After an absence of nearly five weeks, Masahiro Tanaka was set to rejoin the Yankees in Oakland on Thursday night and is likely to make a start next week when the team travels to Seattle.

David Banks/Getty Images
1dDavid Schoenfield

Wednesday's power rankings

Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run of the season as the Nationals continue to win.

Boston's offensive struggles among first-quarter surprises (2:05)
2dAndrew Marchand

Rapid Reaction: Yankees 4, Royals 2

The Yankees completed a sweep of the defending AL champions and one of the best teams in baseball, the Kansas City Royals, by beating them 4-2.

Al Bello/Getty Images
2dAndrew Marchand

A-Rod's 1,995th career RBI sets record in AL

Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer in the third inning of Wednesday's game at Yankee Stadium, giving him 1,995 career RBIs. He passed Lou Gehrig (1,993) on the all-time list.

A-Rod next manager of Marlins? (1:04)
2dESPN Stats & Information

New York Yankees' Salary: By the Numbers

The New York Yankees rank ninth of 333 international teams surveyed in an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report revealing the sports franchises that spend the most on their players.

3dAndrew Marchand

Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Royals 1

Rapid reaction from the New York Yankees' 5-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals, highlighted by a big pitching performance from Adam Warren

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24619th
On Base Percentage.31712th
Slugging Percentage.4166th
Earned Run Average3.8515th
Quality Starts1827th


ESPN Fan Shop Powered By

  • New Era Men's New York Yankees 59Fifty Game Navy Authentic HatPrice: $34.99 Shop

  • New Era Men's New York Yankees 59Fifty Diamond Tech Home Navy Batting Practice HatPrice: $34.99 Shop