New York Yankees
The Bombers have some legitimate issues. But at least CC might have eliminated one of them through controlled weight loss. Whether the velocity increases, that’s another story.
Carlos Beltran homered for his first hit this spring, leading the New York Yankees past the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Sunday.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed two hits and struck out three over two scoreless innings in his first spring training game for the New York Yankees.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Friday, “I think that’s pretty safe to say” the Japanese right-hander will start game three or four.
Many have predicted — hoped, maybe — that Derek Jeter will go out this year with an ending more fitting than lying on the ground with a broken ankle. Yankees starter David Phelps is definitely one of them.
On a cold Friday morning with the prospect of another winter storm looming, Boomer and Craig offered some warmth in a manner in which only the Dynamic Radio Duo can…
Derek Jeter got a partial standing ovation Thursday before going hitless in two at-bats in the first spring training game of his final season, a New York Yankees’ 8-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
“Obviously, I understand that some of the people are just going to look at the numbers of the game that I’m pitching in, but I’m not really too focused and worried about that,” Tanaka said Wednesday through an interpreter.
Jacoby Ellsbury reached base in all three plate appearances of his New York Yankees’ spring training debut, scoring twice Wednesday in 6-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Speaking to WFAN’s Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Wednesday, Mariano Rivera offered a ton of advice to Robertson, touched on Derek Jeter’s upcoming retirement tour and the Yankees’ exhibition games in Panama.
Will the Yankees first baseman be more guarded batting from the left side? We’ll soon see for ourselves once he hits the field.
The Yankees captain, who turns 40 in June, broke his left ankle in the 2012 ALCS, then broke it again last spring during his rehab.
Troy Tulowitzki grew up idolizing Derek Jeter. It’s the reason he wears No. 2. Now Tulowitzki hears daily chatter about possibly taking over for the retiring Jeter at shortstop in New York.
John Santana may one day pitch in the majors again, but likely not off of Tuesday’s workout.
Masahiro Tanaka is scheduled to make his debut Saturday. Yankees manager Joe Girardi made the announcement Tuesday after New York beat Florida State University 8-3 on Tuesday.