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Isiah-Kiner Falefa does it all as Yankees get key win over the Red Sox

Isiah-Kiner Falefa does it all as Yankees get key win over the Red Sox

BOSTON — It was just as designed. Isiah Kiner-Falefa was the unexpected hero at the plate, with Scott Effross recording his first save as a Yankee, following another strong outing from Aroldis Chapman, a 3-2 win over the Red Sox on Saturday night. The win allowed the Yankees to avoid a fourth straight loss and …

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Top 30 MLB free agents for 2022-23 offseason: An early look at a special class

Top 30 MLB free agents for 2022-23 offseason: An early look at a special class

With the trade deadline in the rearview, the 30 MLB front offices can begin to focus on the offseason and another strong free-agent class. Teams’ scouts, evaluators and analytics departments can start to do deep dives on the players who will hit the market after the World Series. Led by Jacob deGrom, perhaps the most …

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Josh Donaldson, Jameson Taillon lift Yankees over Mariners to snap skid

Josh Donaldson, Jameson Taillon lift Yankees over Mariners to snap skid

SEATTLE – After a miserable few days in St. Louis, the Yankees won again Monday, snapping their season-high five-game losing streak with a 9-4 victory over the Mariners at T-Mobile Park. . But it came at a cost, as Matt Carpenter suffered a broken left foot in the first inning and could miss the entire …

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Yanks’ Carpenter breaks foot amid resurgent year

Yanks' Carpenter breaks foot amid resurgent year

1:05 a.m. Eastern Time Mary RiveraESPN writer Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. SEATTLE — Matt Carpenter’s dream comeback season with the New York Yankees could have come to an end early Monday night. Carpenter, 36, broke his left foot when he fouled an 89 mph slider off Seattle Mariners starter …

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Cardinals are in first place two-thirds of the way into the season; it’s a good sign

Cardinals are in first place two-thirds of the way into the season; it's a good sign

Four hours, 25 minutes later Sunday, the Cardinals finally reached the two-thirds mark of the season in first place by two games in the National League Central Division standings. That means 108 games have been played and 54 remain, but the Cardinals’ record when they’re in first place at this point of a season is …

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Clay Holmes coughs up another lead to sink Yankees in loss to Cardinals

Clay Holmes coughs up another lead to sink Yankees in loss to Cardinals

The Yankees would have found a way, during the first half of the season, to win the game they played on Friday night. This is no longer the first half of the season. Closer Clay Holmes struggled for the second straight appearance, entering the eighth inning and giving up an infield hit, a walk and …

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Rosenthal: Why the Yankees traded Montgomery, plus Ohtani talks and wild-card pressure

Rosenthal: Why the Yankees traded Montgomery, plus Ohtani talks and wild-card pressure

It’s an old baseball adage: You can never have enough pitching. So how is it that the Yankees traded a quality starting pitcher for an injured center fielder at the trade deadline, perplexing many of their fans and even some in the industry? The answer comes down to this: The Yankees, according to major-league sources, …

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MLB Power Rankings: Where every team stands after the trade deadline

MLB Power Rankings: Where every team stands after the trade deadline

Tuesday’s MLB trade deadline was highlighted by the deal that sent Nationals megastar Juan Soto to the Padres. And San Diego didn’t stop there, nabbing multiple other key players to help boost its chances at making the postseason. However, the Padres weren’t the only team to add elements ahead of the deadline that will impact …

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MLB trade deadline grades for all 30 teams, from Padres (A+) to Mets (C) to White Sox (F)

MLB trade deadline grades for all 30 teams, from Padres (A+) to Mets (C) to White Sox (F)

The 2022 MLB trade deadline will be remembered for the historic Juan Soto blockbuster deal between the Padres and Nationals, but we also saw the team with the best record trade one of its most consistent starters for an injured center fielder. We saw a team that hasn’t made the playoffs in 21 years acquire …

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Writing the headlines of the MLB trade deadline: Winners, losers and in-betweeners

Writing the headlines of the MLB trade deadline: Winners, losers and in-betweeners

The 2022 MLB trade deadline has been put to bed, and it was quite a news frenzy. The moves were plentiful, and they were eye-catching. Well, some of them were. Each of baseball’s 30 teams wrote its own story over the past few days. But as stories go, some were more engaging than others. Here’s …

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