Astros turn to Justin Verlander to close out Yankees

Justin Verlander has been put in just about every situation on the mound and come out of them all as one of the game’s best pitchers. Even so, his accomplishments do not protect him from the nerves…

Yankees’ nightmare encapsulated in this one inning

After the Yankees squandered a terrific chance to break the game open — and perhaps knock out Zack Greinke — in the first inning Thursday, they saw another opportunity materialize during their 8-3 …

Once ‘Savage’ Yankees in danger of going out with a whimper

Months had passed since the Yankees lost two straight games at home to the same team. Heck, the whole summer came and went without that occurring. The Yankees lost two in a row in The Bronx to Balt…

Yankees don’t look good in loss to Astros in Game 4, season on brink

CC Sabathia threw a cutter to George Springer and grimaced from the pain in his left shoulder, then covered his face with his glove as he walked to the dugout after what was likely the final pitch of his career.

Heartbreaking end leaves CC Sabathia in ‘a lot of pain’

The Yankee Stadium crowd roared, rising to its feet for a warm-up pitch in the eighth inning of a game the Yankees were six outs away from losing and reaching the brink of elimination in the ALCS. …

Yankees don’t look good in loss to Astros in Game 4, season on brink

CC Sabathia threw a cutter to George Springer and grimaced from the pain in his left shoulder, then covered his face with his glove as he walked to the dugout after what was likely the final pitch of his career.

Yankees’ Chad Green couldn’t get it done this time

As Masahiro Tanaka seemed to flirt with disaster throughout much of his ALCS Game 4 outing against the Astros, Chad Green warmed up multiple times in the bullpen, waiting to come to Tanaka’s — and …

Masahiro Tanaka can’t muster magic this time for Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka’s playoff résumé gave the Yankees confidence as he headed to the mound to face the Astros for a pressure-packed Game 4 of the ALCS on Thursday night. The right-hander picked a bad t…

Winter is suddenly calling the running-on-fumes Yankees

By the bottom of the ninth, Yankee Stadium was mostly abandoned, even the fiercest members of the faithful figuring that as midnight approached, it was best to try to make a quick escape to the Dee…

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres isn’t immune to Yankees’ ALCS funk

Even Gleyber Torres isn’t immune to the Yankees’ offensive malaise. The second baseman, who had pummeled opposing pitchers throughout the postseason, finally struggled in the Yankees’ 8-3 loss Thur…

Failing in the clutch is dooming Yankees

Even the hint of a rally ignited a sellout crowd in The Bronx. So when DJ LeMahieu singled with one out in the fifth inning, the Yankee Stadium crowd went all Times Square on New Year’s. The Yankee…

Yankees on brink of elimination after ugly loss to Astros

One hundred and three regular season wins. An AL East title for the first time in seven years despite expensive and talented broken bodies on the IL for long stretches. A luxury cruise through the …

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