10/1/2015 | Before they were postseason bound: Yankees
The Yankees are headed to the postseason for the first time since 2012, and here's the skinny on the origins of every player in pinstripes.
10/1/2015 | Ellsbury, Headley out with sore backs
Before the Yankees took on the Red Sox in the finale of a four-game set and their final regular-season home game, manager Joe Girardi said that both center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury and third baseman Chase Headley were dealing with sore backs.
10/1/2015 | Refsnyder earning more playing time
The Yankees have been so impressed with the progression Rob Refsnyder has made since they recalled him Sept. 1, the club has decided to reward the second baseman with more playing time.
10/1/2015 | Out to secure home field, Yanks face O's
The Yankees have already clinched a spot in Tuesday's American League Wild Card Game Presented by Budweiser, so their next mission is to secure home-field advantage. Their magic number to do so is 1, and they can lock that down Friday with a win against the Orioles in the opener of a three-game set.
10/1/2015 | Win and they're in: Yanks eye postseason berth
While the Red Sox aim to run their winning streak to seven games and sweep their rivals, the Yankees can punch their postseason ticket with a victory in Thursday night's series finale at Yankee Stadium.
10/1/2015 | Yankees lament missed chance to clinch spot
The out-of-town scoreboard in center field illuminated Yankee Stadium with exactly what the playoff-hopeful Yanks needed to see on Thursday night. As such, the Yankees were set up to clinch their first playoff berth since 2012 -- all they needed was a win over the Red Sox to punch their Wild Card ticket. But by the end of 11 innings, the only score on the board not in line with their playoff plans was their own: Boston 9, New York 5. Now, with a magic number of one, a playoff berth will have to wait yet another day.