A day after his 39th birthday, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has taken another stride forward in his comeback from a broken left ankle by running outdoors for the first time in two months.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter resumed hitting and fielding drills Friday for the first time since mid-April, a day after receiving medical clearance to increase his rehabilitation program for a broken left ankle.
Mariano Rivera’s family is on its way to Florida for the expected announcement that one of baseball’s greatest relievers will retire after the season.
“I want everybody there,” Cervelli said. “I want to do it one time. We’re going to talk on the 13th. I’m not running away from you guys (reporters).”
Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte is ready for a taste of in-game action.
Donnie Moore of the evangelical ministry Radical Reality became the latest motivational speaker brought in by manager Joe Girardi. Moore tore apart a soda can and a telephone book with his bare hands. And he took a frying pan and rolled it up.
Married to one of George Steinbrenner’s daughters, Steve Swindal was a general partner of the Yankees from 1998-06 and chairman of the Yankees’ parent company. These days, Swindal works with players who hope to join the Yankees — or any other team in the big leagues.
On the first anniversary of former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner’s death, a short message was read over the PA system and a moment of silence was observed before the Tampa Yankees hosted the Palm Beach Cardinals at Steinbrenner Field.
The Steinbrenner family, as part of a renovation project at the Yankees’ spring training stadium, decided that team co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner will use the office of his late father, George Steinbrenner.