Not Top Plays (2:23)
Zack Hample returning A-Rod's 3,000th hit (0:43)
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2hAndrew Marchand

A-Rod to get baseball from 3,000th hit after all

It took two weeks, rounds of negotiations and a directive from the Yankees' owner's box, but Alex Rodriguez will have possession of the ball from his 3,000th hit.

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A-Rod: 'I'll walk to Cincinnati'

Alex Rodriguez badly wants All-Star appearance No. 15, telling ESPN's Wallace Matthews: "I would walk there, like the guy who walked to Yankee Stadium. I would walk to Cincinnati," adding "It's every player's dream to make the All-Star Game. I'm not an exception to that." He's currently in 5th place among DHs. Vote for ESPYS Best Comeback athlete

Yankees won't get Ellsbury back yet

Jacoby Ellsbury, out for six weeks with a knee sprain, won't come off the DL today after missing another rehab game Thursday. Said GM Brian Cashman: "He's going through a spring training-like progression. With all the sprints and work, he is going through, he is slowly getting his legs back."

Should Alex Rodriguez be in the All Star-Game? (1:41)
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16hAndrew Marchand

Jacoby Ellsbury won't be back Friday

GM Brian Cashman said Jacoby Ellsbury, who did not play Thursday in a scheduled rehab game, will not come off the disabled list on Friday night.

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Brett Gardner an AL All-Star starter?

Yankees leftfielder Brett Gardner received the most first-place votes among ESPN's six-man panel as the AL's starter in the All-Star Game. ESPN's AL All-Stars

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1dAndrew Marchand

Jacoby Ellsbury thinks he is ready to come back

Jacoby Ellsbury could be back as soon as Friday, but the Yankees won't make a final decision until Ellsbury plays another rehab game Thursday night.

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ESPN's American League All-Stars

Who deserves a spot on the American League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati.

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A-Rod's HR bonus might go to charity

The long-disupted $6M bonus A-Rod was to get from the Yankees for hitting his 660th HR may go to charity. Though a deal isn't close, the two sides are quietly negotiating a possible solution, according to Fox Sports.

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Keith Law: Gardner should be an All-Star

Brett Gardner has never played in an All-Star Game, but he belongs there this season. Gardner is second among AL qualified center fielders in OBP and slugging. Some belong, some don't (Insider)

Bullpen getting it done for Yankees (1:05)
2dWallace Matthews

Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Angels 1

The New York Yankees' stretch of 20 games in 20 days has mercifully ended with a 3-1 win Wednesday over the Los Angeles Angels.

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A Yankees win to dream on

The Yankees have lost 11 of their last 20 games and dropped four of seven on the road trip that ended with Wednesday and yet are in the AL East hunt.

Yankees avoid the sweep (0:54)

Jones, Eovaldi help Yankees avoid sweep by Angels

Nathan Eovaldi pitched scoreless, five-hit ball into the sixth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels


Yankees end slump vs. Angels

The Yankees scored three runs, matching their combined total over the previous three games, to back a solid effort from Nathan Eovaldi & Co. and avoid a sweep in Anaheim. Box score

Trout's blast cuts into Yankees' lead (0:24)

Trout hits it out

Mike Trout smashed his 21st HR in the bottom of the eighth to put the Angels on the board against the Yanks, who still lead 3-1 in bottom of the ninth with two out. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN

Jones' homer extends Yankees' lead (0:28)

Jones jacks homer, adds to Yanks' lead

Garrett Jones planted a solo shot in the right-field seats to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead in Anaheim. After scoring one run in each of its last three games, two runs are the most New York has scored since June 27. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN

Angels can't cash in with men in position

The Angels are currently on a stretch of 0-for-22 as a team with runners in scoring position after Efren Navarro stranded David Freese at third base to end the fifth inning. The Yankees lead 1-0 in Anaheim. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25612th
On Base Percentage.3247th
Slugging Percentage.4283rd
Earned Run Average4.0321st
Quality Starts3325th


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