Category: New York Yankees

Yankees’ Gio Urshela says his elbow is at ‘100 percent’ after Thursday’s spring training game

Yankees’ Gio Urshela says his elbow is at ‘100 percent’ after Thursday’s spring training game

Any lingering questions about Gio Urshela’s right elbow seemed to be answered on the Yankees third baseman’s first play of the spring, as he snared a grounder and whipped a strike across the infield to nab Phillies leadoff hitter Adam Haseley. “It ... MORE
Yankees manger Aaron Boone taking immediate leave of absence to receive a pacemaker

Yankees manager Aaron Boone taking immediate leave of absence to receive a pacemaker

Yankees manager Aaron Boone is taking an immediate medical leave of absence to receive a pacemaker, the club announced on Wednesday. Surgery was expected to be performed on Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa. The New York Yankees today announced that ... MORE
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Gleyber Torres responds to Brian Cashman’s criticism, says he hasn’t spoken to Yankees about extension

Gleyber Torres responds to Brian Cashman’s criticism, says he hasn’t spoken to Yankees about extension

Brian Cashman had some tough criticism for Gleyber Torres over the offseason, saying the shortstop came into last season out of shape and that played a big part in why he struggled through most of 2020. Friday at Yankees camp down in ... MORE
Yankees’ Brett Gardner on return: ‘I was never shy about my desire to finish my career here’

Yankees’ Brett Gardner on return: ‘I was never shy about my desire to finish my career here’

The Yankees didn’t officially announce Brett Gardner’s new contract until this past Tuesday, but a return to pinstripes always seemed to be the most likely outcome for 37-year-old outfielder. Gardner spoke to reporters on Thursday morning for the first time since signing ... MORE
Yankees’ Domingo Germán addresses domestic violence suspension in first public comments since 2019

Yankees’ Domingo Germán addresses domestic violence suspension in first public comments since 2019

In his first public comments since serving a domestic violence suspension, Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán began his news conference on Wednesday by reading a lengthy prepared statement. “I want to sincerely apologize to the Steinbrenner family, my teammates, front office, and those ... MORE
Yankees make Brett Gardner signing official, move Luis Severino to 60-day IL

Yankees make Brett Gardner signing official, move Luis Severino to 60-day IL

The Yankees made their deal with OF Brett Gardner official on Tuesday, moving Luis Severino to the 60-day IL to make room for Gardner on the 40-man roster. Gardy On. pic.twitter.com/qqlDvPoqCF — New York Yankees (@Yankees) February 23, 2021 Gardner’s deal is ... MORE
Yankees RHP Domingo Germán spoke to teammates regarding domestic violence suspension

Yankees RHP Domingo Germán spoke to teammates regarding domestic violence suspension

Yankees manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Tuesday that Domingo Germán spoke to his teammates regarding his domestic violence suspension. Boone said Germán talked to the pitchers and catchers in one conversation, and the position players in another. “It was a good step, something ... MORE
Yankees make Justin Wilson signing official, designate Greg Allen for assignment

Yankees make Justin Wilson signing official, designate Greg Allen for assignment

The Yankees announced they’ve signed left-handed reliever Justin Wilson to a one-year deal with a player option on Tuesday. If the player option is declined, there is a club option for 2022. If the player option is exercised, there is an additional club ... MORE

Yankees’ Luis Severino believes he’s on track for earlier return: ‘I hope to be back sooner’

Luis Severino won’t be able to battle for the starting rotation in Tampa, as he continues his recovery from Tommy John surgery. But he is hopeful he can join his teammates sooner rather than later. Speaking with the media on Monday, the ... MORE
Yankees prospect Clarke Schmidt shut down with elbow injury

Yankees prospect Clarke Schmidt shut down with elbow injury

Clarke Schmidt, the Yankees’ No. 2 prospect according to MLB Pipeline, will be shut down from throwing for at least three weeks after being diagnosed with a common extensor strain near his right elbow. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said that Schmidt experienced ... MORE
Reggie Jackson stepping down from role as special advisor for Yankees: ‘I just think it’s time”

Reggie Jackson stepping down from role as special advisor for Yankees: ‘I just think it’s time”

Former Yankees great Reggie Jackson is stepping down from his post as a special advisor for the Bronx Bombers, he told The New York Post on Sunday. “I would say I’ve stepped back a little bit, taken my retirement, really,” Jackson said ... MORE
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Gary Sanchez embraces opportunity to earn back Yankees’ starting catcher spot after ‘tough’ 2020

Gary Sanchez embraces opportunity to earn back Yankees’ starting catcher spot after ‘tough’ 2020

The 2020 season was a forgettable one for Gary Sanchez. As a fifth-year pro with the Yankees, Sanchez posted a single-season career-worst .147/.253/.365 slash line and hit 10 home runs while knocking in 24 runs over 49 regular-season games. Saturday at Yankees ... MORE
Domingo German will talk to Yankees teammates before addressing domestic violence suspension publicly

Domingo Germán will talk to Yankees teammates before addressing domestic violence suspension publicly

Yankees RHP Domingo Germán was set to speak to the media for the first time on Sunday since serving his 81-game domestic violence suspension. But plans have changed, as the starter wants to discuss the situation that transpired back in September 2019 with ... MORE
Yankees and Brett Gardner agree to one-year deal with options for 2022

Yankees and Brett Gardner agree to one-year deal with options for 2022

Brett Gardner is keeping his pinstripes. The Yankees have reunited with their longest-tenured player, agreeing to terms Friday on a one-year contract worth at least $4 million, according to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. The deal includes player and team options for the 2022 ... MORE
Aaron Boone’s ‘antenna is up’ following Zack Britton’s comments on Domingo Germán

Aaron Boone’s ‘antenna is up’ following Zack Britton’s comments on Domingo Germán

After Zack Britton did not mince his words regarding Domingo German’s alleged domestic violence situation in 2019, Aaron Boone spoke to reporters on Friday afternoon regarding the reliever’s comments. Boone said that Britton’s words on Thursday, where he said you “don’t get ... MORE