• Greene out to stymie Red Sox in opener
  • Looking to boost their playoff hopes, the Yankees have rookie Shane Greene on the mound opposite the Red Sox's Joe Kelly in Tuesday night's series opener in the Bronx.

  • Ichiro carving his own niche with '14 Yanks
  • Ichiro Suzuki, as he has done his whole career, has found a place for himself within the Yankees' roster. He no longer competes for batting titles, but he continues to represent Japan in New York with pride, as Hideki Matsui did a decade ago and Masahiro Tanaka does today.

  • Yankees acquire Roe for bullpen depth
  • The Yankees on Sunday acquired Chaz Roe from the Marlins in exchange for cash. The 27-year-old has been in the Minor Leagues for most of the last 10 seasons but he could join the big league club as bullpen depth when rosters expand on Monday.

  • McCarthy surrenders lead as Yanks drop finale
  • Brandon McCarthy gave up a trio of homers and the Yankees saw a three-run lead evaporate in a 4-3 loss to the Blue Jays in Sunday's series finale at Rogers Centre.

  • Jeter honored before series finale
  • The Blue Jays presented Derek Jeter with a vacation package to Canada's west coast as a retirement gift prior to Sunday's series finale.

  • Girardi being cautious with Ellsbury's ankle
  • Jacoby Ellsbury was held out of the Yankees' starting lineup on Sunday for the second consecutive game with a sore left ankle. He did appear in the game, however, doubling as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning of the Yanks' 4-3 loss to Toronto.

  • Yankees find one hit doesn't take them far
  • Michael Pineda pitched well but didn't get the support he needed from the Yankees' offense in a 2-0 loss to the Blue Jays on Saturday at Rogers Centre. New York was held to one one hit all afternoon -- Mark Teixeira's fourth-inning double.

  • Yanks opt to rest Ellsbury's banged-up ankle
  • Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was held out of Saturday's starting lineup against the Blue Jays with a sore left ankle.

  • Play at home in Toronto gets pair of reviews
  • Jacoby Ellsbury was originally ruled safe at home in the ninth inning of Friday's game between the Yankees and Blue Jays, but after Toronto challenged, the call was overturned. A crew chief review was then issued after Yankees manager Joe Girardi spoke with the umpires, but the replay showed no violation of Rule 7.13.

  • Ellsbury powers Yanks' late charge vs. Blue Jays
  • Jacoby Ellsbury homered during a five-run seventh inning to power the Yankees to a 6-3 series-opening victory over the division-rival Blue Jays on Friday night at Rogers Centre.

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