Staten Island Yankees
Vandals scrawled anti-Semitic and racist slurs on the statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese.
Derek Jeter played a simulated game in Staten Island on Saturday and could start for the Yankees on Sunday.
Wells’ trade to the Yankees was finalized on Tuesday, when New York dealt a pair of minor leaguers to the Angels: outfielder Exicardo Cayones and left-hander Kramer Sneed.
With school out and longer days, it is the perfect time to take the family out to enjoy a beautiful sun-soaked day. This city boasts no shortage of fun for any family. From zoos to ballgames, it’s all-American excitement every day. Pack up the kids and head out to the best spots to spend a summer day with your family in New York.
With Jesus Montero headed to Seattle, Williams is considered by some to be the best prospect in the Yankee organization.
Yankees’ prospect Dante Bichette Jr. had an outstanding first year in professional baseball as he completed an MVP season in the Gulf Coast League and was promoted to Single-A Staten Island. He was part of two championship winning teams and Dante’s future looks very bright.
Staten Island, long considered the “forgotten borough”, has truly begun to blossom over the last few years. Now, with a fleet of new ferries, its own Minor League Baseball team, a flourishing downtown district, more and more people are finding a reason to make the trip across the harbor.
Good news, Yankees fans. Phil Hughes’ fastball was clocked consistently at 93 mph and topped out at 95 mph in a rehab start for Class-A Staten Island on Sunday.
The right-hander, out since April 15 because of inflammation in his right shoulder, is scheduled to throw around 65 pitches Sunday for Class-A Staten Island.
Yankees starter Phil Hughes took another step forward in his rehabilitation program for a shoulder injury, throwing 50 pitches Tuesday against minor leaguers in a camp game.