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Gary Sanchez Ties Record for Fastest to Reach 20 »

New York Yankees rookie catcher Gary Sanchez hit his 20th home run of the season (and his career) in Tuesday's 6-4 win over the Boston Red Sox, tying Wally Berger's record for fastest player to reach 20 career long balls, needing only 50 major league appearances to accomplish the feat, per ESPN Stats & Info. The 23-year-old Dominican phenom [...]

Yankees and Rays Play Rare Game with 3 Multi-Homer »

The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays combined for an unusual feat in Thursday's game at Yankee Stadium, playing the first MLB contest all season that included multi-homer efforts from three different players, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info). Completing the feat were Yankees catcher Brian McCann, Rays outfielder Kevin [...]

Yankees’ Rodriguez Makes History with Golden »

New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez struck out in each of his four at-bats during Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, becoming the first batter in major league history to record a four-strikeout performance in both his teens and forties, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN.com). The 41-year-old continues to struggle in what may [...]

Yankees Finish April with Fewest Runs in MLB for 1st »

The New York Yankees finished an abysmal first month from the batter's box by ranking last in the majors in runs scored during April for the first time since 1984, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info). With just 74 runs, the so-called Bronx Bombers finished with one fewer run than a struggling Atlanta Braves team that had a 5-18 [...]

Will Alex Rodriguez Surpass Babe Ruth’s 714 Home »

The New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez enters the 2016 season with 687 home runs, putting him just 27 homers behind Babe Ruth.Does A-Rod have what it takes to pass the Babe this season? Where would that put him among the all-time greats?Watch Scott Miller break down A-Rod's chances of passing Ruth on the all-time home run list this season.Read more [...]

Yankees Lose Record Streak of 2,665 Games Without »

The New York Yankees were held scoreless by the Toronto Blue Jays pitching staff Saturday and Sunday, marking the first time in an MLB-record 2,665 games that the Bronx Bombers have been shut out in consecutive contests, per MLB Stat of the Day. Blue Jays pitcher David Price tossed seven scoreless innings during Saturday's 6-0 victory, then fellow [...]

Alex Rodriguez Passes Al Kaline for 27th on All-Time »

New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez collected two hits in three at-bats against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday, tying and then moving past Al Kaline for 27th place on the all-time hits list, per MLB Milestones. Rodriguez has seen a resurgence in 2015 despite missing the entire 2014 season due to a suspension, batting [...]

Rodriguez Becomes 2nd Player to Record 3,000th Hit in »

New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez recorded the 3,000th hit of his career on a solo home run off of Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander in the first inning of Friday's 7-2 win, joining Derek Jeter as the only players to reach the 3,000-hit mark in a Yankees uniform, per ESPN Stats & Info. Surprisingly enough, Jeter's [...]

Pineda Sets Yankees Record for Most Strikeouts Without »

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda struck out 16 batters in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles, setting a franchise record for the most strikeouts without any walks in a single game, per ESPN Stats & Info. The 26-year-old improved to 5-0 on the season, allowing one run on six hits over seven innings, with a second-inning home run [...]

Other Massive Milestones A-Rod Can Reach in 2015 »

Alex Rodriguez stands alone in fourth place on the all-time home run list after hitting his 661st bomb against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankees Stadium on Thursday, passing Willie Mays. The majority of the focus, and controversy, surrounding A-Rod has been about the long ball and performance-enhancing drug use. Lost in the shuffle is the fact that [...]

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