Luis Severino ‘doing well’ in rehab from Tommy John surgery

TAMPA — Luis Severino’s rehab from Tommy John surgery is going as planned, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone, who said the right-hander is throwing at 120 feet and should be pitching off a mound in the “next couple of weeks.” The Yankees hope to...

Aaron Boone fired up about Yankees’ key to winning World Series

The Yankees’ road to October started Wednesday, when pitchers and catchers reported for spring training in Tampa. After watching his team come up short in his first three years as manager, Aaron Boone said the Yankees are “absolutely” prepared to win a...

Yankees sign former Orioles pitcher to minor-league deal

The Yankees added another arm Thursday, signing right-hander Asher Wojciechowski to a minor league deal, a source confirmed. The 32-year-old was released by the Orioles following last season, after he appeared in 10 games and had a 6.81 ERA. The former...

Mets sign pitcher Sam McWilliams in telling free-agent move

The first free agent signing of the Steve Cohen era won’t exactly break the bank, but it provides some clues into how the Mets might operate with new ownership. The Mets on Friday announced the signing of Sam McWilliams, a 25-year-old right-hander who ...

Astros hold off Rays to win third straight, force ALCS Game 7

Baseball’s nightmare is almost a reality. The Astros, who fired their manager and general manager in January after an MLB investigation found they had cheated their way to a World Series title three years ago, are now one win away from getting back to ...

Yankees doomed by lack of clutch hitting, questionable calls

As the Rays continue to hit home runs like they’re the Bronx Bombers, the Yankees had plenty of chances in Wednesday’s 8-4 loss in Game 3 of the ALDS. But with some poor clutch hitting — and another shaky performance from a home plate umpire — the Yank...

Yankees snap skid against Mets in odd fashion

A day after the Yankees suffered a walk-off loss to the Mets in their own stadium, they ended a seven-game losing streak when they won it in the bottom of the ninth. Even in victory, they needed a gift from ex-Yankee Dellin Betances, as the right-hande...

Mets place Corey Oswalt on IL in latest rotation setback

Michael Wacha and David Peterson are back, but the Mets encountered another pitching injury Friday, as they placed Corey Oswalt on the 10-day injured list with right biceps tendinitis. Oswalt last pitched Tuesday, when he threw four scoreless innings i...

Amed Rosario’s walk-off homer leads Mets to sweep of Yankees

The Mets made themselves right at home at Yankee Stadium on Friday. They won both ends of a doubleheader against the Yankees and look to be on their way to getting a deep-pocketed owner. And they ended the night by walking off the Yankees in their own ...

Dominic Smith’s heroics propel Mets to comeback win over Yankees

Dom Smith hit the game-winning homer and the Yankees’ bullpen blew its second lead in as many games and the Mets’ relievers held the Bombers scoreless for four innings in a stunning 6-4 comeback win in the first game of a seven-inning doubleheader Frid...