Category: New York Yankees

Judge, Stanton likely to miss Opening Day

Judge, Stanton likely to miss Opening Day

The Yankees will be without two of their most prominent sluggers to begin the season. Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are both considered unlikely to appear in the Yankees’ Opening Day lineup, general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Judge is ... MORE
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Seneca Falls WWII vet throw first pitch at Yankees-Tigers game (video)

Seneca Falls WWII vet throw first pitch at Yankees-Tigers game (video)

On Thursday, Joseph “Jiggs” Petrucci of Seneca Falls threw out the first pitch of a Major League Baseball spring training game between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Florida where he spends his winters. Check out a video of ... MORE
Judge has fractured rib; shut down for 2 weeks

Judge has fractured rib; shut down for 2 weeks

Aaron Judge has been unable to participate in on-field batting practice this spring, and that will continue for at least two more weeks after the Yankees slugger was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his first right rib that might require surgery, manager ... MORE
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Opening Day delayed at least 2 weeks; Spring Training games cancelled

Opening Day delayed at least 2 weeks; Spring Training games cancelled

Following a call with the 30 Clubs, and after consultation with the Major League Baseball Players Association, Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. today announced that MLB has decided to suspend Spring Training games and to delay the start of the 2020 regular ... MORE
Major League Baseball releases statement on 2020 season

Major League Baseball releases statement on 2020 season

Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. conducted a conference call with the 30 clubs of Major League Baseball on Monday. Following last night’s newly updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) restricting events of more than 50 people for ... MORE
Stanton expected to be ready for season

Stanton expected to be ready for season

Giancarlo Stanton had been considered unlikely to be ready for the beginning of the regular season after straining his right calf in late February, but with Major League Baseball pushing Opening Day back, the Yankees expect to have the slugger ready and rested ... MORE
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Yankees reportedly sign RHP Chad Bettis to minor-league deal

Yankees reportedly sign RHP Chad Bettis to minor-league deal

The Yankees have signed right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis, according to MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports that Bettis will head to Yankees camp on a minor-league deal. Bettis, who turns 31 in April, has pitched his entire big-league career with the Rockies, debuting in ... MORE
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Yankees shut down Luis Severino, who is dealing with ‘concerning’ forearm issue

Yankees shut down Luis Severino, who is dealing with ‘concerning’ forearm issue

Yankees right-hander Luis Severino is dealing with forearm soreness and has a loose body in his right pitching elbow, manager Aaron Boone told reporters Thursday. Per Boone, Severino has felt soreness throughout the offseason — particularly when throwing his changeup — dating back to ... MORE
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Severino needs season-ending Tommy John

Severino needs season-ending Tommy John Surgery

Yankees right-hander Luis Severino has been recommended to undergo Tommy John surgery after experiencing soreness in his right forearm at the start of camp, general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday. Severino had been scheduled to celebrate his 26th birthday last week by throwing ... MORE
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Yankees’ Domingo Germán involved in car accident in Dominican Republic

Yankees’ Domingo Germán involved in car accident in Dominican Republic

Yankees pitcher Domingo German was involved in a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Thursday. Manager Aaron Boone confirmed the reports of the accident, making it clear that German was uninjured. “He’s fine,” Boone said. “He was in the car. Driver side, back seat. He’s been ... MORE
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Yankees announce 2020 spring non-roster invitees

Yankees announce 2020 spring non-roster invitees

The New York Yankees announced today that they have invited 19 non-roster players to 2020 Major League Spring Training. Of the group, 14 were signed (or re-signed) to minor league contracts for the 2020 season: RHP Domingo Acevedo, LHP Luis Avilán, C ... MORE
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Hall of Fame voter who snubbed Yankees legend Derek Jeter to remain anonymous

Hall of Fame voter who snubbed Yankees legend Derek Jeter to remain anonymous

The BBWAA released 314 Hall of Fame ballots to the public on Tuesday, but the most interesting ballot was nowhere to be found. While 314 ballots from the 2020 election have been made public, 81 remain private, meaning the one voter who did ... MORE
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Paxton out 3-4 months after spinal surgery

Paxton out 3-4 months after spinal surgery

The Yankees’ injury woes were historic in nature last year, prompting the revamping of the organization’s strength and conditioning protocol. In the case of James Paxton, that poor fortune has carried over into 2020. Paxton’s season debut will be delayed after the Yankees ... MORE
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Yankees trade Tarpley to Marlins for third base prospect

Yankees trade Tarpley to Marlins for third base prospect

The Yankees announced on Wednesday that they have acquired Minor League third baseman James Nelson and cash considerations from the Marlins in exchange for left-hander Stephen Tarpley. Nelson, 22, spent his 2019 season with Class A Advanced Jupiter, batting .228 (98-for-429) with 36 runs, 13 ... MORE
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Yankees legend Derek Jeter elected to Hall of Fame in near-unanimous fashion

Yankees legend Derek Jeter elected to Hall of Fame in near-unanimous fashion

An outcome that has been known since Derek Jeter‘s name first hit the ballot became official on Tuesday when the Yankees legend was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in near-unanimous fashion. Jeter received 99.7 percent of the vote, meaning only ... MORE
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