Back in 1956, the Dodgers and the Giants both played host on Opening Day.
On Monday, the Yankees will honor the town of Newtown, Conn., and the victims who were tragically killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
“I don’t need to be introduced to feel like a part of this team,” Alex Rodriguez said. “I’ll tell you what, when I get introduced, I want to be on the field and not look back.”
Both the Yankees and the Mets kick off their 2013 campaigns on Monday — but the usual Opening Day optimism is being tempered by tons of questions surrounding both teams.
New York’s Opening Day winning percentage is a major league best .647 (33-18).
It was a different Robinson Cano at the WBC. Wearing his country’s name on his chest brought out his leadership. The Yankees will need some of that early on.
If you’re a Mets fan, you’ve heard of The 7 Line. Heck, you’re probably a member of The 7 Line Army. And if you’re lucky, you have the hottest ticket in town for Opening Day.
The Bombers open their season in 10 days, and manager Joe Girardi says A-Rod should be there.
Manager Terry Collins said he’d announce his starter for Opening Day “in the next couple of days.”
Relax, Yankees fans. The captain says he’s OK.
Johan Santana will be named the Opening Day starter for the Mets and will not compete for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic.
“Everything went well,” Jeter said as he drove out of the complex.
The 38-year-old team captain reiterated Wednesday that he is on track to be in New York’s starting lineup for the opener on April 1.
The 38-year-old Yankees captain insists he’s on a path that will allow him to be New York’s shortstop on opening day, April 1.
Alex Rodriguez hit his 630th home run and Hiroki Kuroda pitched excellently in his Yankee Stadium debut as the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels, 5-0, Friday in their 110th home opener.