New York Yankees
After he returned to Steinbrenner Field from the minor league complex, Teixeira said he was “fine.” He said no tests were planned.
Alex Rodriguez hit his third homer and raised his batting average to .306, new shortstop Didi Gregorius gave New York a scare and the Yankees lost 10-2 to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.
Stephen Drew had a two-run single and Chris Young added a run-scoring double in a seven-run fifth inning, and the Yankees romped past the Phillies 10-0 in a game called in the top of the sixth because of rain.
Yuri Sucart admitted Friday in Miami federal court that he conspired with others to distribute human growth hormone to athletes, some of high school age.
The decision to go with the 26-year-old international sensation means CC Sabathia’s streak of opening day starts with the Yankees will end at six.
Jeter left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off injuries.
Dellin Betances has looked no where near the flamethrower who made the All-Star team as David Robertson’s setup man. And Andrew Miller has had just a so-so spring.
Ever since Hal Steinbrenner took over for his dad, fans and pundits alike have compared the two.
Adam Warren isn’t assuming he will earn a spot in the New York Yankees’ pitching rotation.
Didi Gregorius has commanded the attention of everyone associated with the Yankees this spring — from the manager to the veterans to the scouts and executives.
In 5 1/3 innings pitched this spring, the 2014 All-Star has allowed four earned runs on seven hits (6.75 ERA). He’s walked two, struck our four and blown a save.
“He’s done well,” Brian Cashman said of Alex Rodriguez. “He’s got a lot of life in his body. If he continues to show athleticism, that means he’s going to impact the baseball. That will be good for us.”
Forbes says the Bombers are baseball’s most valuable team for the 18th straight year.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed three runs and four hits while pitching into the fifth inning Wednesday for the New York Yankees in a 7-2 loss to the rival Mets.
If you interpret the words of general manager Brian Cashman, the fifth spot in the Yankees’ rotation looks like it is Adam Warren’s to lose.