New York Yankees
Though it appears the Japanese ace will get the call, manager Joe Girardi still isn’t ready to make it official.
Doug Fister hit a two-run single off Chasen Shreve, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-6 on Monday.
CC Sabathia got shelled on Sunday, but said he’d take the trade-off in a heartbeat.
The former Blue Jay and Phillie tweeted a picture of himself throwing to an old lady — maybe his mother? — and said she looks better than A-Rod in the box.
An MRI and bran scan came back normal and he was released from the hospital on Sunday. “Obviously you’re concerned when a player doesn’t get up,” manager Joe Girardi said.
Alex Rodriguez hit his second spring training home run and Adam Warren allowed one run over five innings, leading the New York Yankees over the Detroit Tigers 11-2 Friday.
A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is scheduled to plead guilty next week in the baseball steroids scandal, the last defendant remaining in the case.
Long is entering his first season with the Amazin’s, and one player in particular reminds him of the future Hall of Famer. No, not David Wright. Try newcomer Michael Cuddyer.
We know Derek Jeter as the legendary former captain of the Yankees. But to a pair of sumo wrestlers, he’s just another face in the crowd.
New York’s center fielder is out of action until the middle of next week because of a strained oblique. He said before Thursday night’s loss that the injury “feels a lot better already.”
Yankees pitcher Moises Cedeno has been suspended for 72 games following a positive test for Clenbuterol under baseball’s minor league drug program.
Chase Utley had two hits and a walk as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees 7-3 on Thursday night.
Jacoby Ellsbury is hurt. How hurt? Who cares?
“I’m not really concerned about it, because it’s really mild,” manager Joe Girardi said. “This is the time of year we can protect him a little bit, don’t have to rush him back.”
Participating in the game at Tokyo Dome on Sunday will be a group of students from the Tohoku region that was devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.