New York Teams

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Big crowd outside of the Barclays Center before the opener for Ice Cube's Big3 3-on-3 league:

Stats & Info

Judge closing in on Joltin' Joe's record

Aaron Judge is on pace for 58 home runs this year, which would double Joe DiMaggio's current Yankees record for homers by a rookie in a single season.

Stats & Info

AL West giving Yankees fits

The Yankees are in the midst of a 3-9 slump that began with a West Coast swing against the Angels and Athletics and has continued since returning home to host the Angels and Rangers. A road series against the MLB-leading Astros looms next weekend.

Stats & Info

Saturday's longest home runs

Aaron Judge's league-leading 26th blast was matched by the first of Michael Taylor's two home runs against the Reds. Matt Olson went deep twice for his first two career homers, while Troy Tulowitzki's 422-footer was his first since May 29.

play
What do the Mets do with Harvey, other trade pieces? (0:47)
play
Video game prep doesn't help Jones against deGrom (0:20)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Rickey Henderson and Mickey Rivers batting leadoff in the 71st annual Yankees Oldtimers' Day game. New Cooperstown inductee Tim Raines to bat behind Hall of Famer Henderson.

play
Buster: Judge could have best rookie season ever (0:46)
play
All rise for the Judge's Chambers (3:27)
Photo provided by Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com
13hBrett Okamoto

Sonnen dominates W. Silva in grudge match

Chael Sonnen stuck to his guns in his grudge match against Wanderlei Silva, scoring takedowns and keeping much of the fight on the ground to score a unanimous decision Saturday night in the headliner of Bellator NYC at Madison Square Garden.

play
Judge's power expanding Yankee terminology (0:57)
Photo provided by Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com
14hBrett Okamoto

Mitrione finishes Fedor after double knockdown

Matt Mitrione knocked out Fedor Emelianenko at 1:14 of the opening round Saturday night at Bellator NYC, just moments after a wild sequence in which both fighters hit the canvas after landing simultaneous right hands.

play
Bruce puts Mets ahead with RBI single (0:22)
AP Photo/CSM/Scott Kinser/CSM

Yankees sign top draft picks

New York inked its first-round pick Clarke Schmidt to a pro contract, the team announced Saturday. The right-hander and No. 16 overall selection out of South Carolina underwent Tommy John surgery in April after posting a 3.21 ERA during his three seasons at the collegiate level. The Yankees also finalized a contract with right-hander Matt Sauer, their second-round pick from Righetti High School in California.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Pittsburgh's Jamel Artis has agreed to a partially-guaranteed deal with the Knicks, according to his agent Daniel Hazan. Artis will join the club in summer league and will be with the team in training camp in the fall where he will have a chance to earn a roster spot. Artis, 6-7, exhibited a strong shooting touch from distance in his last season at Pittsburgh. He also scored 43 points in a game against Louisville last season. Nigel Hayes and Luke Kornet also have training camp deals. Canyon Barry will play with the Knicks' Summer League team with a chance to earn a training camp spot.

play
Judge homers but Yankees fall to Rangers (0:41)
Stats & Info

Judge shines brightest under the sun

Aaron Judge has been a force at the plate all season, but his numbers in day games have been particularly noteworthy.

play
Beltre hits a double from his knee (0:20)
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
22hAlex Vigderman, Baseball Info Solutions

Ranking MLB defenses: Yankees

Among highlights for the Yanks has been Aaron Judge defying expectations nearly as much with his quality glove (four runs saved this season) as with his bat.

1927 Yankees diary

  • Robert Hunt
  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.