• With 659 career homers, A-Rod one shy of Mays
  • Alex Rodriguez hit the 659th home run of his Major League career on Sunday evening at Yankee Stadium, moving within one of tying Willie Mays (660) for fourth place on the home run list.

  • A-Rod paces offense as Yanks take series from Mets
  • Alex Rodriguez homered and drove in a pair of runs to pace the Yankees' attack against Jon Niese, helping to secure the first leg of the Subway Series with a 6-4 victory over the Mets on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium.

  • Yanks likely to use Whitley to give Tanaka extra day
  • Chase Whitley is expected to be recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to start on Tuesday, as the Yankees will incorporate a sixth starter to their rotation, part of a strategy in navigating a stretch that sees them play 30 games in 31 days.

  • Ellsbury sits out Subway Series finale with tight right hip
  • Jacoby Ellsbury spent Sunday afternoon receiving treatment on his tight right hip and will watch the final game of the Subway Series from the bench, but manager Joe Girardi hopes to have the center fielder's services Monday against the Rays.

  • Yankees hope Warren can stop rolling Rays
  • Nathan Karns will take the mound for the Rays when they open their three-game series against the Yankees and right-hander Adam Warren on Monday night at Yankee Stadium.

  • CC chased as Yanks can't keep up in Subway Series
  • Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game and the Mets swatted three homers off CC Sabathia, evening the Subway Series with an 8-2 victory over the Yankees on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

  • Command off as CC surrenders three homers
  • There have been positives thus far in 2015 for CC Sabathia, but he remained winless after allowing seven runs -- including three home runs -- in an 8-2 loss to the Mets at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.

  • Ellsbury exits game early due to hip tightness
  • Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was removed from the game in the eighth inning of Saturday's 8-2 loss to the Mets because he was experiencing some hip tightness.

  • Ozzie, Rickey, Jenkins and Tiant enter Hall of Game
  • Now in its second year, the Hall of Game is for former Major League players who not only did great things on the field, but also exhibited the flair and passion reminiscent of the Negro Leagues players. Joining Ozzie Smith on Saturday in the Hall of Game induction class were Rickey Henderson, Ferguson Jenkins and Luis Tiant.

  • Girardi: Beltran capable of more production for Yankees
  • The second season with the Yankees has, to Carlos Beltran's chagrin, started with much of the same feeling as the first, but manager Joe Girardi said that he believes the 38-year-old Beltran is capable of more than he has shown.

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