New York Yankees
The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph.
Jason Giambi experienced quite a bit during his two decades as a player in Major League Baseball. On Monday he announced his retirement, releasing a long statement through the Daily News.
Pettitte’s son, Josh, posted the news on Twitter on Sunday and said Andy Pettitte day at Yankee Stadium will be Aug. 23, when New York plays the Cleveland Indians.
The Yankees are ready to give disgraced slugger Alex Rodriguez the run of the big ballpark in the Bronx for his “I’m sorry” press conference to the world.
Derek Jeter will have to wait another year to be inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame after air travel problems kept him from leaving New Jersey.
There are projects and then there’s the curious case of Nathan Eovaldi.
Mets ace Matt Harvey says he’s eager to see how Alex Rodriguez responds on the field after a yearlong suspension from baseball.
A major unknown is how far Alex Rodriguez would be willing to go when addressing the media. Will the player who once promised to tell his whole story in due time come totally clean?
For the record, Boomer was not on board with his radio partner’s way of thinking with regards to the Sultan of Swat’s greatness…
The team said in a statement that the 39-year-old slugger met at Yankee Stadium with owner Hal Steinbrenner, team president Randy Levine, general manager Brian Cashman and assistant general manager Jean Afterman.
The 28-year-old right-hander threw from 120 feet on flat ground Tuesday at the Yankees’ minor league complex and appears on track to rejoin the team by June.
The seven-time National League MVP is the home-run king, with 762 for his career. A-Rod is currently fifth on the list with 654, trailing Willie Mays, Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron.
“So far he’s felt good,” Rothschild said Monday at the Yankees’ minor league complex. “He’s had a good winter.”
Johnny Damon says if the boo birds in the Bronx want what’s best for the Yankees, they’ll keep their traps shut. Better yet, they’ll actually cheer Alex Rodriguez.
The “Celebrity Meet and Greet” featuring sportscasters, former Yankees greats andGiants players will take place on Thursday, February 26 in New City, N.Y.