This amazing feature was rolled out on April 1 — and we hope it sticks around past April Fools’ Day.
Judging by recent events, the Yanks may have to come to the understanding that their $22 million PED albatross may provide more of a boost than they ever thought possible.
Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 2 for 5 and played five flawless innings of defense in his first game since being sidelined two weeks ago by an oblique strain.
A day after being traded from the Washington Nationals to the New York Mets, left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins found himself facing slugger Bryce Harper.
Masahiro Tanaka gave up three runs in 4 1-3 innings Tuesday and declared himself healthy and ready for the season following the New York Yankees’ 3-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
“I am satisfied that the New York Mets have a very strong desire to be successful on the field, and that they’re making decisions directed at being successful on the field.”
Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.
Montero continued to bolster his case on Monday, allowing two hits in six scoreless innings against the Marlins. He struck out six and didn’t issue a walk.
“The question now is whether we’re going to carry three, and we like Gilmartin enough to strongly consider that,” general manager Sandy Alderson said.
Martinez will be at minor league spring training until it ends this weekend. He is expected to continue the role at times during the season by visiting the Yankees’ minor league teams.
The Mets shored up their bullpen on Monday, trading for left-handed relief pitchers Alex Torres and Jerry Blevins.
Michael Cuddyer hit his sixth home run this spring and Lucas Duda homered, doubled and drove in five runs as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 on Monday.
Mets owner Fred Wilpon wouldn’t divulge what he said during a rare address to his team on Monday. Neither would captain David Wright. But word is that he delivered quite the positive punch.
The New York Post reports that Duda’s agent has been negotiating with the Mets in camp. But if a deal is not finalized by opening day next week, the talks will be put on hold until after the season.
Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the Yankees’ 7-0 win over the Astros.