Yankees fans selling home with its own baseball field for $2M

One longtime New York family has found a creative way to bring a bit of Yankees love with them after relocating to Arizona in 2014. While not exactly the dimensions fit for a Major League Baseball game, their home includes a field built with a Yankees scoreboard at the fence — enough to live out … Read more

Yankees have to turn this special season into a championship

The Rangers shockingly reached the 1979 Stanley Cup Final and more stunningly won Game 1 against the three-time defending champion Canadiens, then took a 2-0 lead in Game 2. From that point forward, Montreal dominated, winning Game 2 and never losing again. I thought of that Saturday night, in a bar with a few friends … Read more

MLB Power Rankings: The Padres reach a season high and the Phillies are flying

Every week,​ we​ ask all​ of our baseball​ writers​ — both the​ local​ scribes​ and the national team,​ more​ than​​ 30 writers in all — to rank the teams from first to worst. Here are the collective results, the TA30. The first time Ozzie Smith made an All-Star team was 1981, and The Wizard was … Read more

Rosenthal: Astros unlikely trade fit for Cubs’ Contreras? Will Judge, Yankees reach arbitration hearing?

It’s the time of year when everyone plays general manager, but some potential trades are not as logical as they might appear. Consider the Astros, whose OPS at catcher is the second-lowest in the majors, and the Cubs’ Willson Contreras, whose OPS at the position is tied for the highest. An obvious fit, right? Not … Read more

Yankees’ Kyle Higashioka finally gets going at plate

The 2022 Grapefruit League home run leader has arrived in the regular season.  Kyle Higashioka, after clubbing seven home runs in spring training, hit his first two that counted on Sunday as part of the Yankees’ 18-4 bashing of the Cubs in The Bronx.  “I’ve been grinding all year, trying to look for that adjustment … Read more

Matt Carpenter on mustache fame, Yankees chance, special salsa

Yankees infielder Matt Carpenter, signed as a free agent in May, takes a swing at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Why does a mustache make Matt Carpenter a cult hero in New York? A: (Laugh) I’m not really sure. Maybe it’s my inner Don Mattingly that’s coming out. Q: How old were … Read more

Yankees’ Anthony Rizzo faces Cubs for the first time since trade

MINNEAPOLIS — Eleven years ago, the San Diego Padres prematurely introduced Anthony Rizzo to Major League Baseball. The newly acquired prospect’s blistering start at Triple A whipped Padres fans into a frenzy and earned the 21-year-old a quick promotion to the big leagues. Rizzo Mania arrived at Petco Park on June 9, 2011. Although he … Read more

Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton flops in his return to outfield

MINNEAPOLIS — Giancarlo Stanton’s first game back in the outfield since returning from his stint on the injured list due to an ankle injury, didn’t go well in the Yankees’ 8-1 loss to the Twins at Target Field Wednesday night. He mishandled a bloop hit by Carlos Correa in the fourth, then misplayed Gio Urshela’s … Read more

Dominating rotation taking Yankees to a different level

The Yankees rotation has basically stopped allowing runs. Which is, you know, a pretty good way to consistently win. And winning is what the Yankees are doing. The starters have given up two runs in what currently is a 5-0 homestand after a 3-0 victory Saturday over the Tigers. That improved the Yankees to 38-15 … Read more