Yankees eliminated from postseason contention for first time since 2016: What went wrong for New York

Yankees eliminated from postseason contention for first time since 2016: What went wrong for New York

The New York Yankees lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-1 on Sunday, eliminating them from 2023 postseason contention. Here’s what you need to know:

It’s the first time the Yankees have failed to make the playoffs since 2016. Their last World Series title came in 2009.
With the loss, the Yankees are 78-77 in 2023 with seven games remaining.
New York is trying to avoid its first losing season since 1992.

The Athletic’s instant analysis:

Now, the fairy-tale talk can end. Maybe we’ll make some magic happen. We have the chance to do something special. No, the Yankees…


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