The New York Yankees have a long and storied history, dating back to their days as the Baltimore Orioles. They’ve won 27 World Series titles and 40 American League pennants. So, who will they play next?
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The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the Bronx, New York. They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City, the other being the National League’s (NL) New York Mets. The Yankees began play in the 1901 season as the Baltimore Orioles (no relation to the modern Baltimore Orioles). In 1903, Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the franchise after it ceased operations and moved it to New York City, rename
The Yankees’ Schedule
The New York Yankees are a Major League Baseball team who play in the American League East division. As of the start of the 2020 season, they are scheduled to play their next game against the Baltimore Orioles on August 7th.
The Yankees’ Record
The Yankees’ current record is .500, and they are in fourth place in the American League East. They have played 77 games so far this season. The Yankees’ next game is against the Boston Red Sox.
The Yankees’ Rivals
While the Yankees’ fiercest rivals are the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays, they have a long history of heated competition with several other teams as well. The following is a list of some of the Yankees’ most notable rivals, organized by division.
Boston Red Sox: The most famous rivalry in baseball, the Red Sox and Yankees have been battling it out for over a century. The two teams have played each other over 2,000 times, with the Yankees holding a slight lead in the all-time series.
Tampa Bay Rays: The Rays emerged as a contender in the late 2000s, and they quickly developed a rivalry with the Yankees. The two teams have met in the playoffs four times since 2008, with the Yankees winning three of those series.
Minnesota Twins: The Twins and Yankees used to be fierce rivals when they were both members of the AL East. They’ve played each other over 2,500 times, with the Twins holding a slight lead in the all-time series.
Cleveland Indians: The Indians are another former AL East rival of the Yankees. The two teams have played each other over 2,400 times, with the Indians holding a slight lead in the all-time series.
Detroit Tigers: The Tigers and Yankees have been playing each other since 1901 and have met over 2,200 times. The Tigers hold a slim lead in the all-time series.
Kansas City Royals: While not as historic as some of their other rivals, the Royals and Yankees have developed a strong rivalry in recent years. They’ve played each other over 1,700 times, with the Royals holding a slight lead in the all-time series.
As the regular season comes to a close, the New York Yankees will be facing off against the Baltimore Orioles in a three-game set. The two teams have met seven times so far this season, with the Yankees winning five of those games. After that, they will end their season with a four-game set against the Tampa Bay Rays.