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Suddenly, the Yankees are Giant crushers

By beating Madison Bumgarner and the Giants, the Yankees again showed it may be too early to completely give up on them.

George puts injury behind him in Team USA's win (1:08)
Yankees fend off Giants (1:02)
Posey fouls ball off foot, exits game (0:19)
Reyes contributes in win over Marlins (1:00)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jose Reyes reacts to going 3-for-5 and contributing to three runs in a 5-3 win against the Marlins on Friday.

Chapman's 103-mph pitch seals game (0:32)

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Terry Collins says he will almost definitely wait until after the weekend to use Michael Conforto in center field. Spacious Marlins Park is not the optimal location to give Conforto his first professional action at the position. The Mets open a home series on Monday against the Cardinals.

Loney mashes home run to the upper deck (0:27)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Ichiro Suzuki remains four hits shy of 3,000 for his MLB career. Pinch hitting in the eighth inning of Friday's series opener against the Mets, he struck out against Addison Reed. Ichiro would become the 30th MLB player to reach that threshold.

Babe Ruth takes the top spot in all-time #MLBRank (2:03)
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Zack Wheeler close to facing batters

Zack Wheeler says he's close to being able to throw batting practice, as he continues a longer-than-expected recovery from Tommy John surgery.

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All-time #MLBRank: No. 1 Babe Ruth

The Great Bambino is MLB's all-time leader in slugging percentage (.690) and OPS (1.163). His 714 home runs rank third all time. But that's not the only stat in which he ranks third. Ruth's career ERA of 2.28 ranks third among starters since earned runs were officially kept in both leagues in 1913 (minimum 1,000 IP). Nos. 10-1

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All-Time #MLBRank: No. 6 Mickey Mantle

One of the game's most iconic players, Mantle was a 20-time All-Star, three-time MVP, a Gold Glove recipient, a Triple Crown winner and seven-time championship winner with the Yankees. The Mick entered the Hall of Fame in 1974. Nos. 10-1

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All-time #MLBRank: No. 7 Lou Gehrig

Gehrig and not Babe Ruth has the Yankees' career RBI record (1,995). Gehrig also holds the record for highest slugging percentage in a World Series. He slugged 1.727 in a four-game sweep of the Cardinals in 1928. Nos. 10-1

1927 Yankees diary

  • Robert Hunt
  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.