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Judge hits 43rd HR, Yanks beat Ms 7-2 for winning home mark

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his major league-leading 43rd home run, Jose Trevino had his first multihomer game and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2 Monday night in a series opener between teams bulking up for the postseason. Anthony Rizzo started the onslaught with a ...

Mets win 7th in a row; Soto homers in possible Nats swansong

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Alonso and Francisco Lindor homered, Max Scherzer defeated his former team, and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 7-3 Monday night for their seventh consecutive victory on the eve of ace Jacob deGrom's season debut. Washington slugger Juan Soto homered ...

Montas to Yankees, Mancini to Astros ahead of trade deadline

NEW YORK (AP) — The trade market got busy ahead of Tuesday's deadline, with the New York Yankees acquiring pitcher Frankie Montas from Oakland for four prospects. As contenders bulked up ahead of stretch runs and possible postseason appearances, San Diego got All-Star closer Josh Hader from ...

Alexander gives Jets D ‘Coke with a little something in it’

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kwon Alexander flew around the field in his first practice with the New York Jets, making plays and popping pads. "It felt legendary, man," the veteran linebacker said with a smile Monday. And it was certainly a solid first impression for Alexander, who had his ...

Yankees acquire reliever Scott Effross in trade with Cubs

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired rookie reliever Scott Effross in a trade with the Chicago Cubs on Monday. Effross, a sidearming right-hander, is 1-4 with a 2.66 ERA and one save in 47 games this year. He made his big league debut last season, going 2-1 with a 3.68 ERA in 14 ...

Jackson taking over as New York Giants top cornerback

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Adoree Jackson has taken over as the New York Giants' No. 1 cornerback since the team's decision to release James Bradberry in May in a salary cap move. Jackson, who will turn 27 next month, is the old man in the cornerbacks' room. Entering his sixth season and ...

Yankees get Montas, Trivino from A’s for 4 prospects

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees bolstered their pitching for the stretch run and playoffs, obtaining starter Frankie Montas and reliever Lou Trivino from the Oakland Athletics on Monday for four prospects. Montas, a 29-year-old right-hander, is 4-9 with a 3.18 ERA in 19 starts, including a 2.76 ...

WR Gabe Davis primed to take on bigger role in Bills offense

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Gabe Davis still finds himself torn between the near future and the immediate past. As much as the Bills receiver prefers looking ahead to his long-awaited opportunity of becoming a full-time starter entering his third year, Davis can't help but reflect on how last ...

Perez’s HR off Holmes in 9th leads Royals over Yanks 8-6

NEW YORK (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer off All-Star closer Clay Holmes in the ninth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 8-6 Sunday to avoid being swept in the season series. Whit Merrifield walked with one out — Holmes' eighth walk in his last eight ...

Mets’ deGrom to make season debut Tuesday at Washington

MIAMI (AP) — New York Mets star Jacob deGrom will make his season debut against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, manager Buck Showalter said before a series finale against Miami. "I'm definitely excited," deGrom said Sunday. "It's been a long time. This has been a pretty slow process of ...

Lindor, Mets hammer Marlins’ López 9-3 for sweep

MIAMI (AP) — Francisco Lindor had three hits and the New York Mets pounded trade deadline target Pablo López, beating the Miami Marlins 9-3 Sunday to sweep their three-game series. Jeff McNeil singled twice and doubled, and Mark Canha also had three hits for the NL East leaders, who won ...

New York City FC, Montreal play to scoreless tie

MONTREAL (AP) — Romell Quioto's point-blank shot went high in the 55th minute for Montreal in a scoreless tie with New York City FC on Saturday night. Montreal is 11-8-3. New York is 12-4-6.

Howard leads Liberty to key 89-69 win over Mercury

NEW YORK (AP) — Natasha Howard had 23 points and 12 rebounds to help the New York Liberty beat the Phoenix Mercury 89-69 on Sunday. Sabrina Ionescu had 10 points, 16 assists and eight rebounds for New York. Her assist total equaled the WNBA record for a game in the regular season, matching ...

Aaron Judge 2nd fastest to 200 HRs, Yankees beat Royals 8-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge became the second-fastest player in major league history to reach 200 career home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Saturday. "Excited to get that one out of the way," Judge said. "Me and (Aaron Hicks) were kind of racing — he's ...

Carrasco, Lindor lead Mets past Marlins 4-0 for 5th straight

MIAMI (AP) — Carlos Carrasco earned his 100th career win, pitching four-hit ball into the eighth inning as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 Saturday night. Francisco Lindor had three hits, including his 17th homer, while Jeff McNeil and J.D. Davis also went deep for the NL East ...

Yankees resume annual Old-Timers’ Day after pandemic pause

NEW YORK (AP) — Nostalgia again took over in the Bronx as Old-Timers' Day returned to Yankee Stadium on Saturday for the first time since 2019. This time it looked a little different. The New York Yankees called off the annual playful reunion game because too many of the retired players in ...

NY Giants rookies Thibodeaux, Neal penciled in as starters

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Kayvon Thibodeaux and Evan Neal were acquaintances when the New York Giants drafted them with the fifth and seventh picks overall in the NFL Draft in late April. It seems now they're linked in more ways than one: They are teammates and friends, two big men who've ...

Epicenter wins the Grade 2 Jim Dandy at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Epicenter is back where trainer Steve Asmussen thinks he should be — in the winner's circle. Relegated to second-place finishes in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness in May, Epicenter returned to the track Saturday for a stirring victory in the $600,000 Grade 2 ...

Jake Paul match at MSG off over Rahman’s weight issues

NEW YORK (AP) — Jake Paul's boxing match at Madison Square Garden next week has been canceled after his promotional team said opponent Hasim Rahman Jr. did not intend to honor the contracted weight limit. Most Valuable Promotions said Saturday that Rahman had signed a contract July 5 to ...

New York City FC, Montreal play to scoreless tie

MONTREAL (AP) — Romell Quioto's point-blank shot went high in the 55th minute for Montreal in a scoreless tie with New York City FC on Saturday night. Montreal is 11-8-3. New York is 12-4-6.