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Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia says he had “no other opion” than to leave the team for alcoholism treatment ahead of its loss to the Houston Astros in the one-game AL wild-card playoff. (Kathy Willens/AP)

Sabathia opens up about alcoholism

NEW YORK — CC Sabathia first realized three years ago he was…

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia says he had “no other opion” than to leave the team for alcoholism treatment ahead of its loss to the Houston Astros in the one-game AL wild-card playoff. (Kathy Willens/AP)
New York Yankee catcher Yogi Berra poses at spring training in Florida, in an undated file photo. Berra, the Yankees Hall of Fame catcher has died. He was 90. (AP File Photo)

Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra dies at 90

NEW YORK — The lovable legend of Yogi Berra, that ain't ever…

New York Yankee catcher Yogi Berra poses at spring training in Florida, in an undated file photo. Berra, the Yankees Hall of Fame catcher has died. He was 90. (AP File Photo)
Rescue workers carry an injured fan from the stands at Turner Field during a game between Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees on Saturday in Atlanta. The fan fell from the upper deck into the lower-level stands and was given emergency medical treatment before being taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Fan dies after fall in Atlanta

ATLANTA — A fan died after falling from the upper deck into…

Rescue workers carry an injured fan from the stands at Turner Field during a game between Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees on Saturday in Atlanta. The fan fell from the upper deck into the lower-level stands and was given emergency medical treatment before being taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
A's pitcher Scott Kazmir

Kazmir exits with tight triceps, A’s lose to Yankees

NEW YORK — Scott Kazmir hopes it was just dehydration that caused…

A's pitcher Scott Kazmir
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jesse Chavez delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Thursday, July 9, 2015.  (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Tanaka, Gardner, Figueroa lead Yankees over Athletics 6-2

NEW YORK — Masahiro Tanaka allowed two hits over 7 2-3 innings,…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jesse Chavez delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Thursday, July 9, 2015.  (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)
Kathy Willens/APYankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez pumps his fist after hitting his 661st career home run to pass Giants legend Willie Mays on Thursday.

A-Rod passes Mays with 661st career homer

NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez has passed Willie Mays for fourth place…

Kathy Willens/APYankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez pumps his fist after hitting his 661st career home run to pass Giants legend Willie Mays on Thursday.
Kathy Willens/APThe Yankees' Alex Rodriguez was received warmly Opening Day at Yankee Stadium. It was his first game following his suspension for the entire 2014 season for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal.

Openers: A-Rod cheered, rain delay booed, Big Papi stays put

Alex Rodriguez got cheered at Yankee Stadium, a rain delay got booed…

Kathy Willens/APThe Yankees' Alex Rodriguez was received warmly Opening Day at Yankee Stadium. It was his first game following his suspension for the entire 2014 season for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal.
Chris O'Meara/AP PhotoNew York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez works out at the Yankees minor league facility before reporting for spring training baseball

A-Rod back early with Yanks, still avoiding PED specifics

TAMPA — Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days…

Chris O'Meara/AP PhotoNew York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez works out at the Yankees minor league facility before reporting for spring training baseball
Winslow Townson/AP File PhotoNew York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez has met with the New York Yankees and apologized to the team as he prepares to report to spring training following his season-long suspension according to a team statement Tuesday

A-Rod gives apology but no explanation ahead of return

NEW YORK — It appears the only place Alex Rodriguez might detail…

Winslow Townson/AP File PhotoNew York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez has met with the New York Yankees and apologized to the team as he prepares to report to spring training following his season-long suspension according to a team statement Tuesday
Patrick Semansky/ap file photoDerek Jeter plays his last home game with the Yankees today and will retire following Sunday’s season finale.

Even if you hate the Yankees, you have to love Derek Jeter

There are two types of baseball fans: Those who love the New…

Patrick Semansky/ap file photoDerek Jeter plays his last home game with the Yankees today and will retire following Sunday’s season finale.
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

A’s offense breaks out to rout Yankees

OAKLAND — Derek Norris and Coco Crisp hit early three-run homers to…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
AP Photo/Ben MargotA bank of lights that turned off in left field is seen in the fourth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics Saturday

A's beat Yankees 5-1 after light outage delay

After sewage backups, toilet overflows and foul smells surfaced the past two…

AP Photo/Ben MargotA bank of lights that turned off in left field is seen in the fourth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics Saturday
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Early Jaso homer not enough as A’s winning streak snapped

NEW YORK — John Jaso stepped to the plate in the first…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Brandon Moss homers in 10th to lift A’s over Yankees

NEW YORK -- Brandon Moss hit his second homer of the game…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Yanks, Masahiro Tanaka agree to $155M, 7-year deal

The New York Yankees and prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka agreed Wednesday…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

A-Rod reportedly can play during suspension appeal

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball told the New York Yankees that…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
AP Photo/Eric RisbergOakland Athletics' John Jaso

Yankees miss chances, lose to A's in 18 innings

Mariano Rivera had warmed up several times already before finally entering to…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergOakland Athletics' John Jaso
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Brandon Moss' two home runs power A's past Yankees

OAKLAND — Brandon Moss hit a two-run homer and a solo shot…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Associated PressOakland Athletics relief pitcher Grant Balfour in action.

Balfour fans Wells, saving A’s 5-4 win over Yanks

Grant Balfour was angry. He had just given up a broken-bat single…

Associated PressOakland Athletics relief pitcher Grant Balfour in action.
Getty Images File PhotoFormer Yankees manager Joe Torre announced he will be managing Team America in the World Baseball Classic.

Joe Torre ready to manage Team USA in World Baseball Classic

PHOENIX — The game is supposed to be America’s national pastime, but…

Getty Images File PhotoFormer Yankees manager Joe Torre announced he will be managing Team America in the World Baseball Classic.