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Yankees bullpen leads in MLB wildcard win over Twins

NEW YORK - Minutes into the playoff debut for these young New York Yankees, they trailed Minnesota by three runs. Their starting pitcher lasted just one out. A sellout crowd was stunned. Could their post-season be over almost before it began? Nope. A strange AL wild-card game w...

Aaron Judge, Didi Gregorius rally Yankees past Twins in AL wild-card game

NEW YORK — Aaron Judge, Didi Gregorius and a brilliant bullpen rescued New York from a rugged start and lifted the Yankees to their first postseason victory in five years. Gregorius’ three-run homer tied the score after Minnesota knocked out Luis Severino in the first inning...

Yankees use ‘bullpenning’ to get to ALDS

If you watch any show on MLB Network, or you know who Brian Kenny is, then you may have heard this idea tossed around. Kenny, with the backing of Hall of Famer John Smoltz, posed the idea of the New York Yankees starting Chad Green and just “bullpening” their way to the finis...

New York Yankees ride hot bullpen, big bats to beat Minnesota Twins 8-4 in AL wild card game

Aaron Judge celebrates in the dugout with his Yankees teammates after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of the American League wild card game against the Minnesota Twins in New York on Tuesday night. Photograph by: Kathy Willens NEW YORK — Aaron Judge, Didi G...

How Joe Girardi enabled the Yankees’ saviors to save them

Joe Girardi was playing survivor almost from the outset of the wild-card game Tuesday night. Luis Severino managed one out, yielded two homers and permitted three runs — a 1-2-3 that felt like ...

Twins match record with 13th straight postseason loss

NEW YORK (AP) -- Brian Dozier rounded third and yelled "Let's go!" at his teammates, and it seemed these Twins might finally be the ones to foil the New York Yankees in the playoffs. Then the Ya...

The Indians-Yankees AL Division Series starts Thursday night in Cleveland

The New York Yankees on Tuesday night won the American League Wild Card Game, and their reward is a matchup with the team with the best record in the AL, advancing to the AL Division Series again...

Twins knock Luis Severino out after only 0.1 innings in AL Wild Card Game

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees pitches during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on September 27, 2017 in the Bronx borough of N...

Stats To Know Before Wednesday's Rockies Playoff Game

PHOENIX (AP/CBS4) – The following are some of the key stats to know before the National League wild-card playoff between the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. The first pitch is schedu...

StaTuesday: Minnesota Twins ace Ervin Santana's special season

It’s no surprise that Ervin Santana was tabbed to start Tuesday’s wild-card game for the Minnesota Twins. He had one of the best seasons for a Twins pitcher in recent memory. Santana finishe...

Alex Avila, David Robertson go from traded to MLB playoffs

Former Alabama baseball standouts Alex Avila and David Robertson changed teams in trades during the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Their former teams played their final games on Sunday. Th...

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