Yankees outfielders Curtis Granderson and Brett Gardner could be switching positions. Granderson worked out in left field on Thursday and the speedy Gardner switched to center.
Ichiro Suzuki is looking forward to starting the baseball season the way he ended last season: as a member of the Yankees.
“We’ve signed three or four of the biggest free agents on the market, and we’re pretty happy with that,” Steinbrenner said. “…We’ve got some work to do, still. We need another bat. We’re not done yet.”
“I know a lot of people have told me they think home runs are bad,” Cashman said. “I’m not one of them. Well, those people are going to get a chance to see what it looks like.”
I’ll admit that I’m as skeptical of what the Yankees can do in 2013 as most of you. I’m just willing to let it play out a little longer before I make final judgement.
2013 brings major issues and tons of uncertainty for the aging, payroll-trimming New York Yankees.
Hideki Matsui added an extra bit of class to the Yankee pinstripes during his seven years in the Bronx and will be remembered as a beloved Yankee.
The Yankees and Ichiro Suzuki have finalized a $13 million, two-year contract that keeps the 10-time All-Star in the Bronx.
Youkilis joined Babe Ruth, Wade Boggs, Roger Clemens and Johnny Damon as Boston players who made the switch to the Bronx in the heated Yankees-Red Sox rivalry.
In 2011, Derek Jeter became the first player to record hit No. 3,000 with the Yankees. Ichiro will get a legitimate shot to join him.
Ichiro Suzuki and the New York Yankees are closing in on a contract that would guarantee the outfielder between $12 million and $13 million, WFAN’s Jon Heyman reported on Thursday.
Ichiro Suzuki will again don the pinstripes next season, a source has told WFAN’s Craig Carton. Though final details are still being hammered out, there’s no longer any doubt — Ichiro will be back with the Yankees.
According to several reports, Kevin Youkilis agreed to the Yankees’ one-year, $12-million offer on Tuesday, which will become official pending a physical. Youkilis, 33, would take over at third base for injured Alex Rodriguez.
“Beggars can’t be choosers,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “…There’s not a lot of choices out there. It’s a very limited sandbox to play in.”
Losing A-Rod until mid-season will force the Yankees to make power-hitting outfielder Cody Ross their number one target.