Yankees Avoid Arbitration With 6 PlayersThe team avoided salary arbitration by reaching agreements with shortstop Didi Gregorius, starting pitcher Michael Pineda and backup catcher Austin Romine, WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman reported Friday.
Sweeny: McCann Trade Also A Vote Of Confidence For RomineFirst, I think the Yankees have shown not only faith in Gary Sanchez to be their everyday catcher, but it also shows a great deal of faith in Austin Romine, who got his first extended look last season in the backup role.
Sweeny: Romine Finally Looks Ready To Be Yankees' Backup CatcherWhen the Yankees drafted Austin Romine in the second round back in 2007, they probably hoped it would take less than nine years for him to stick on the major league roster.
Sweeny: Jorge Posada Reflects On Retirement, Jeter And MorePosada is back for his second year as a guest instructor at Yankees camp. WFAN's Sweeny Murti sat down with him for a few minutes this weekend to talk about his role and his good friend, The Captain.
Palladino: Stolen Signs Should Be Least Of Yankees' WorriesGive Girardi this. At least he cares. He may be misguided at times, but he leaves little doubt on the field as to where he stands with his team
Yankees Loss Overshadowed By Girardi-Showalter ClashJoe Girardi didn't seem interested in shedding any light on the first-inning fracas that had Orioles manager Buck Showalter angry and emptied both dugouts.
Silverman: Ghost-Busted Yankees Blow Opportunity In Wild Card ChaseThe famous Yankee Stadium ghosts, responsible for so many Yankees wins over the Red Sox over the years, did not finish the job last night.
WATCH: Booming Thunder In Bronx Gets Red Sox, Yankees Jumpy In Dugout During one of three weather delays at a soaked Yankee Stadium, a few players got jumpy in the New York dugout when thunder boomed and lightning crackled.
Keidel: A Hearty Girardi -- 'G.I. Joe' Making Early Case For Manager Of The YearIndeed, Girardi seems the easy choice for Manager of the Year again, at least at the quarter-pole.
Kuroda Simply Dominant, Owns Blue Jays Over 8 In Yankees' WinHiroki Kuroda pitched two-hit ball for eight dominant innings and the New York Yankees again beat Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-0 on Friday night.
Joe Girardi Not 'Trying To Reinvent The Game' By Batting Pitcher 8thGirardi took the unusual step Wednesday to help protect his left-handed heavy lineup against a Rockies bullpen filled with left-handed relievers.
Say What? Pitcher David Phelps Batting 8th For YankeesLadies and gentlemen, your Yankees lineup for Wednesday night in Colorado...