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Yankees' Ellsbury exits game with concussion

Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was diagnosed with a concussion and a neck sprain on Wednesday night, the result of a spectacular catch.         

Newark Star-Ledger

MLB trade rumors: Rays' Chris Archer 'Holy Grail' arm for Yankees?

One insider thinks Chris Archer is the perfect starter for a contending team like the Yankees.

Newark Star-Ledger

WATCH: Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury makes great catch, goes face-first into center-field wall

Yankees center fielder finished the inning after his sensational grab, but left Tuesday's game at the start of the second with an apparent injury.

Washington Times

Ellsbury hurt crashing into wall; Yanks beat Royals 3-0

NEW YORK (AP) - Helped by a great first-inning catch that forced center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury from the game with a concussion and sprained neck, Luis Severino won for the first time in a month and led the New York Yankees over the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Wednesday night. ...

NorthJersey.com

Video: Girardi on Ellsbury's injury

Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks about Jacoby Ellsbury.        

Tampa Tribune

Rays say they don't want to be satisfied with hovering around .500

ST. PETERSBURG - As pleased as the Rays were to win consecutive series against the contending Red Sox, Indians and Yankees and to briefly get back over .500, there was a lot of talk in the clubhouse before Monday's game against the Angels that it was time to do better."There's a lot of things

Grand Rapids Press

Fans in 'The Judge's Chambers' seats guilty of loving Yankees rookie

Those who sit in the section will have judicial robes, with No. 99 on the back. There's a certain appeal to Aaron Judge. Aside from the catchy last name, the New York Yankees rookie stands 6-foot-7 and smashes mammoth home runs, all while his team sits atop the AL East. So the franchise, looking to capitalize on that popularity, unveiled "The Judge's Chambers" to open Monday's series against the Tampa Bay Rays. It's a jury box design, with faux wood paneling and lettering at the back of Section 104, right behind Judge in right field. Those who sit in the...

Tampa Tribune

Rays journal: Yankees RF Aaron Judge hurts Rays with glove, not bat

ST. PETERSBURG - Yankees rookie RF Aaron Judge struck out a career-high four times Sunday, but he brought his legs and glove, and that turned out to be the difference in the Rays' 3-2 loss.With the Yankees leading 3-2 in the sixth and DH Corey Dickerson on first, the 6-foot-7 Judge made a

Tampa Tribune

Roger Mooney's takeaways from Sunday's Rays-Yankees game

One way to shake the slow start to the season and climb back into the race in a division that really doesn't have a clear front-runner is to win series. The Rays are doing that, taking two of three in each of their past three. Doing it against the Red Sox, Indians and Yankees is a good way. The

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees react to Aaron Judge's jaw-dropping catch

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge don't just hit home runs. Judge made possibly the catch of the MLB season in Sunday's win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

New York Post

Yankees bullpen weathers crazy workload to bail out rotation

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Due to a rotation that doesn’t work deep into games, the Yankees’ bullpen is in danger of eventually melting into the mound. However, the pen continued to be a strong point Sunday when Chad Green, Tyler Clippard and Dellin Betances worked four scoreless innings in a 3-2 win over the Rays...

Gary Shelton Sports

Diving catch ruins Rays’ chance of comeback

Monday, 4 a.m. Sometimes, the judgment goes the wrong way. Sometimes, the guys the fans aren't cheering for steal the game with an incredible catch. Sometimes, the comeback goes away. It was that way Sunday, when Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees – a spectacular player, by the way — made a diving catch […]

Tampa Tribune

Rays miss chance for sweep in 3-2 loss to Yankees (w/video)

ST. PETERSBURG - The goal is to win each series, and the Rays did that by taking the first two of the three-game set with the Yankees that ended Sunday. But the Rays missed a chance for the sweep.The Yankees scored three times in the second inning and made those runs count in a 3-2 victory in

New York Daily News

Veterans lead the way as Yankees avoid series sweep against Rays

The Yankees' veterans saved them from getting swept by the Rays.

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays lineups Sunday: CC Sabathia tries to stop skid

The New York Yankees will face the Tampa Bay Rays at 1:10 p.m. Sunday at Tropicana Field. Here are the lineups in the American League East matchup.

NorthJersey.com

Judge's spectacular catch leads Yankees to victory

The hulking, 6-foot-7, 280-pound right fielder’s spectacular catch in Sunday’s sixth inning helped the Yankees to a 3-2 win against the Rays at Tropicana Field, preventing a three-game sweep.        

New York Post

Fiery Rays OK with plunking Aaron Judge in HBP exchange

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Rays proved a couple of points on Saturday. They are not going to back down from the Yankees — even if it means their starting pitcher gets ejected after hitting a Bombers star with a pitch. That is what happened to Matt Andriese, who plunked Aaron Judge in the ribs...

Washington Times

Gardner, Sabathia lead Yanks over Rays 3-2, avoid sweep

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Brett Gardner hit his eighth home run, one more than this 2016 total, and CC Sabathia won consecutive starts for the first time in nearly a year to help the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Sunday and avoid a three-game sweep. ...

Newark Star-Ledger

WATCH: Yankees' Aaron Judge makes unreal diving catch

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge lays out for incredible diving grab against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday

New York Post

Aaron Judge joins A-Rod in the Yankees’ record books

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Aaron Judge went 2-for-3 and homered in the second inning in the Yankees’ 9-5 loss to the Rays on Saturday. It was his 15th of the season, and he is the first Yankee to have that many in 40 games since Alex Rodriguez hit 15 in the first 31 games of...

Newark Star-Ledger

Would Yankees giant Aaron Judge ever charge the mound?

Of all people, the Rays chose to hit him intentionally Saturday night

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees' Joe Girardi has knee surgery

The manager walked with his knee wrapped in ice after Sunday's win

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees overcome strikeouts, stop skid vs. Rays | Rapid reaction

Aaron Judge, Matt Holliday combine for 8 K's, but CC Sabathia carries them

New York Post

Joe Girardi rips trigger-happy ump for Rothschild ejection

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Pitching coach Larry Rothschild said he didn’t raise his voice or use foul language toward plate umpire Scott Barry when he walked off the mound in the fifth inning of the Yankees’ 9-5 loss to the Rays on Saturday. “I said I thought he missed a couple of pitches. I didn’t...

Washington Times

LEADING OFF: Adams set to join Braves, Yankees-Rays reset

A look at what's happening all around the majors Sunday: ___ WELCOME First baseman Matt Adams is expected to join the Braves in time for their game at SunTrust Park against Washington. Atlanta acquired Adams this weekend from St. Louis, hoping he can help fill the void left by injured ...

30 Clubs in 30 Days: Greg Bird on Last Year's Injury

Dan Plesac talks with Greg Bird about his off-season, his shoulder injury from last year and the best part about playing for the Yankees. Follow the MLB Network through Spring Training to catch your favorite teams and players.