A positive coronavirus test for a teammate meant every Yankees minor leaguer had to spend two weeks isolated in Florida.”Many of the Yankees minor leaguers have been spread across three extended-stay hotels in Tampa.
Baseball|Yankees’ Aaron Judge Is Out for Opening Day With Rib FractureAfter months of pain, Judge said on Friday that he had a stress fracture that may take months to heal.— The good news: The source of the mysterious pain in Aaron Judge’s shoulder and chest has finally been identified.
Baseball|Yankees’ Aaron Judge on Injuries: ‘Tough Trying to Describe What I’m Feeling’Judge publicly discussed his shoulder and chest muscle injuries for the first time, but was at a loss to explain what exactly had gone wrong.— A frustrated Aaron Judge on Thursday publicly discussed his shoulder and chest muscle injuries for the first time, but was unable to provide much clarity about what is causing his discomfort.
Baseball|Yankees May Begin Season Without Aaron Judge or Giancarlo StantonAfter working through a raft of injuries last season, the team is once again scrambling to plug holes ahead of opening day.What began as right shoulder soreness is now being described as discomfort in his right pectoral muscle.
The 26-year-old pitcher will have Tommy John surgery, likely keeping him out until the beginning of next season.Luis Severino is expected to miss all of 2020 because of Tommy John surgery.
With a healthy Paxton, Happ was slated to be the Yankees’ fifth starter to begin the season, slotted behind Cole, Paxton, Severino and Masahiro Tanaka.“I wish I could’ve had it done in October,” Paxton said last week.
Many of the Yankees entered spring training still fuming over the Astros’ cheating scandal.Like everyone around the baseball world and beyond, Yankees players and coaches have spent much of the off-season watching the fallout from the Houston Astros’ electronic sign-stealing scandal.
Baseball|At First Yankees Workout, Gerrit Cole Defends His Past With the AstrosCole got support from his new manager, Aaron Boone, and denied any knowledge of cheating in Houston: “I certainly don’t think I have much to apologize for.When Cole first denied seeing anything illegal with the Astros, it was at his Yankees introductory news conference in December — a month before Manfred’s report and punishment were released.
Jose Altuve’s home run in Game 6 of the 2019 American League Championship Series sent the Astros to the World Series while ending the Yankees’ season.’s report confirmed what the Yankees, among other teams, had been trying to figure out for some time about the Astros.
03 earned run average for the Yankees last season.Elsa/Getty ImagesThe Yankees learned on Thursday that Domingo German, the young pitcher who led the team in victories last season, will be suspended until early June under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy.
Gerrit Cole, center, displayed a sign he took to a Yankees World Series game 18 years ago.“I can remember as a little boy dreaming about being a Major League Baseball player, specifically a Yankee,” Cole said.
The Yankees gave Gerrit Cole, 29, a nine-year deal, which exceeded offers from other top contenders by at least one season.After the meeting at the hotel, Cole departed, and the discussions continued between Boras and the Yankees contingent over dinner at nearby restaurant, Louie’s by the Bay.
Baseball|Yankees Re-Sign Brett Gardner for a 13th SeasonThe 36-year-old outfielder was drafted by the team in 2005 and is now the last link in uniform to the 2009 championship team.Outfielder Brett Gardner will be back with the Yankees after signing a one-year deal that guarantees him $12.
Baseball|Gerrit Cole Agrees to Deal With YankeesThe top free agent on the market will sign the richest deal ever for a pitcher: $324 million over nine years.Gerrit Cole’s deal with the Yankees shattered the record for the largest-ever contract for a pitcher.
The Yankees have kept close tabs on Gerrit Cole since drafting him in 2008.” General Manager Brian Cashman said a few days after the loss, which sent the World Series elsewhere for the 10th October in a row.
, this week while attending Slugfest, a three-day conference featuring top Major League Baseball hitting coaches, Rachel Balkovec paused to greet a fellow early riser.1 to become a minor league hitting coach for the Yankees.
Baseball|Yankees Cut Jacoby Ellsbury and Greg BirdInjuries have prevented Ellsbury, who has more than $26 million left on his contract, from playing since 2017 and also stifled Bird’s career.Bill Kostroun/Associated PressThe Yankees have given up on Jacoby Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with more than $26 million left on his $153 million, seven-year contract.
“We weren’t a player or two away,” Cashman said this week at the general managers’ meetings in Arizona.So the big question hanging over the Yankees now is: Will they go after one of those two big prizes?
8 million offer to Gregorius, which means they will receive no compensation if he signs with another team.Didi Gregorius during Yankees batting practice last month in the American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros.
The reliever will amend his contract to a $48 million, three-year deal.Aroldis Chapman converted 37 saves last season, had a 2.