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  • • Yanks' Kahnle likely to have Tommy John surgery
    The New York Yankees got the worst news possible Friday on Tommy Kahnle's injured elbow, as manager Aaron Boone announced the reliever is likely destined for Tommy John surgery....2020
  • • Yankees star Aroldis Chapman cleared to return from COVID-19 after three weeks
    It was back on July 11 that the New York Yankees placed star closer Aroldis Chapman on the COVID-19 injured list after a positive test. Three weeks later, there's good news.  “Aroldis Chapman has been cleared to return to the Yankees....2020
  • • Yankees agree to schedule change to face Orioles
    Instead of hosting their home opener, the New York Yankees voted to travel to Baltimore to face the Orioles on Wednesday and Thursday after Major League Baseball worked to reset its schedule after the Marlins dealt with a coronavirus outbreak....2020
  • • Nats scratch Strasburg with nerve issue in hand
    Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg will miss his scheduled start against the New York Yankees on Saturday because of a nerve issue in his right hand, manager Dave Martinez said....2020
  • • MLB Opening Night drew record ratings after sports hiatus
    The first game of the night between the New York Yankees and Washington Nationals drew 4 million viewers, which was the largest audience ever for an Opening Night. The contest was also the most-watched regular season MLB game in nearly a decade, according to a press release from ESPN....2020
  • • Aaron Judge weighs in on athletes kneeling during the anthem
    It should arguably come as no surprise that the outspoken New York Yankees slugger fully supports players across all professional sports participating in such acts of peaceful protest....2020
  • • Fauci to throw out first pitch at Nationals opener
    Dr. Anthony Fauci will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Thursday night before the reigning World Series champion Washington Nationals kick off the shortened 2020 season at home against the New York Yankees....2020
  • • Yankees' German casts doubt on future in post
    Suspended New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German cast doubt on his baseball future with a curious Instagram post Friday night....2020
  • • Nationals cleared to host games in D.C., will host Yankees on Opening Day
    After some speculation about the Washington Nationals needing to play their games elsewhere, the team has been cleared to play opening night against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park....2020
  • • Report: MRI on Mets' Jacob deGrom showed nothing 'concerning'
    It's believed the Mets originally wanted deGrom to get work in during Saturday's exhibition versus the New York Yankees. One would, however, now think that's no longer an option....2020

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New York Yankees injury and suspension

  • • Yanks' Kahnle likely to have Tommy John surgery
    The New York Yankees got the worst news possible Friday on Tommy Kahnle's injured elbow, as manager Aaron Boone announced the reliever is likely destined for Tommy John surgery....2020
  • • Luis Severino making ‘steady progress’ in Tommy John surgery recovery
    Luis Severino won’t be able to pitch this year after undergoing Tommy John surgery, but the New York Yankees pitcher doesn’t seem to be having any problems during rehab....2020
  • • Yankees, Cowboys among 1990s teams worthy of 'The Last Dance' treatment
    New York Yankees, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Lakers and Duke men's basketball could all be compelling 1990s subjects for an in-depth documentary.        ...2020
  • • Aaron Boone shuts down talk of Aaron Judge moving to first base
    Limiting wear and tear on Aaron Judge is a real concern for the New York Yankees, but dramatically altering his spot in the field will not be the way. Appearing this week on ESPN New York’s “The Michael Kay Show,” Yankees manager Aaron Boone shut down the notion of Judge potentially moving from right field to first base. “No, no, no, no,” said Boone, per George A. King III of the New York Post. “S...2020
  • • Aaron Judge (rib) showing ‘slight improvement’, suffered undisclosed collapsed lung
    While MLB fans and teams are all disappointed by the suspended season, the extra time off to rest and recover is exactly what New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge needed. He needed it more than anyone realized, revealing on Friday that he suffered a collapsed lung in addition to a stress fracture in his rib. Judge spoke to reporters after reviewing his CT scans with the team. The test, which he...2020
  • • Report: Second Yankees MiLB player tests positive for coronavirus
    The New York Yankees informes their players on Tuesday that a second MiLB player has tested positive for the coronavirus, per ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The news comes just two days after it was reported that another Yankees minor-league player became the first known player in baseball to test positive for the coronavirus. MLB and MILB announced the indefinite suspensions of the 2020 season on March 12 a...2020
  • • Aaron Boone thinks Judge, Stanton could be ready to go whenever season starts
    The pushback of the 2020 MLB season is giving a few injured New York Yankees some very welcome time to recover. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Monday on MLB Network Radio that he thinks both Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton (plus righty James Paxton) could all be healthy and ready to go whenever Opening Day does occur. Judge is recovering from a stress fracture in his right rib, Stanton continu...2020
  • • Aaron Judge jokes about personal bright side to MLB coronavirus delay
    Aaron Judge has jokingly pointed out how Major League Baseball’s decision to cancel spring training games and delay Opening Day by at least two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic has a silver lining, at least for him personally. The New York Yankees slugger has been hampered throughout spring training by a perplexing injury that was causing soreness in the pectoral area near his right shoulder. Un...2020
  • • Yankees All-Star Zack Britton drilled by comebacker, leaves BP with wrist injury
    New York Yankees All-Star reliever Zack Britton was forced to exit a pitching session on Wednesday after he was drilled by a comebacker in his right wrist and is being sent for evaluation. Britton, a two-time All-Star reliever and the AL saves leader in 2016, threw a pitch during batting practice to Erik Kratz and took the liner directly off his wrist. The 32-year-old southpaw walked off the field...2020
  • • Yankees confirm catcher Gary Sanchez does not have coronavirus
    The New York Yankees’ spring training has been one filled with injury after injury. That took a scary turn earlier on Tuesday as it was announced All-Star catcher Gary Sanchez was a way from the team. Sanchez was said to have at least one symptom of the now widespread coronavirus (COVID-19), which saw him dealing with a fever. Given today’s heightened safety measures and level of alert, speculatio...2020



New York Yankees trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • New York Yankees 2020 MLB Draft tracker: Full list of picks, including Austin Wells in Round 1
    The Yankees went with Arizona catcher Austin Wells in the first round of the draft on Wednesday...2020
  • • Yankees, Cowboys among 1990s teams worthy of 'The Last Dance' treatment
    New York Yankees, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Lakers and Duke men's basketball could all be compelling 1990s subjects for an in-depth documentary.        ...2020
  • • Alex Rodriguez blasts Astros’ players for showing no remorse for cheating
    Alex Rodriguez has experienced what it’s like to suffer the consequences in MLB for cheating. As the former New York Yankees star now looks at the Houston Astros players getting away with cheating to win a World Series championship, he made it clear they deserve what’s coming to them. During ESPN’s broadcast, Rodriguez called out the Astros for not showing any remorse after getting caught for chea...2020
  • • Yankees, Mets have discussed Steven Matz trade
    The New York Yankees have some injury problems in their rotation, and they may turn to their crosstown rivals to try to acquire a stopgap. According to Mike Puma and Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the Yankees have contacted the New York Mets with interest in pitcher Steven Matz. Matz is battling for the final spot in the Mets’ rotation. While the Mets are open to listening, there appears to be...2020
  • • Report: Yankees exploring trade for Mets SP Steven Matz
    The New York Yankees will head into the 2020 season without two of their best starting pitchers. Now with their rotation more of a weakness than before, the Yankees have reportedly pursued a trade for New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz. According to The New York Post’s Mike Puma, the Yankees recently reached out to the Mets regarding Matz’s availability for a trade. While the Mets reportedly are op...2020
  • • Giants righty Jeff Samardzija laughs off Yankees trade talk, jokes about hair policy
    Jeff Samardzija clearly doesn't think he will be landing with the New York Yankees any time soon. Addressing reporters on Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants right-hander laughed off recent trade rumors linking him to the Yankees in the wake of the news that Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery. “Oh, yeah. Just give me No. 2 and don’t make me cut my hair,” Samardzija joked in a nod to the Yankee...2020
  • • Blue Jays honor late Tony Fernandez with black armbands
    The Toronto Blue Jays are remembering the late former shortstop Tony Fernandez with a nice gesture for their spring training opener. The Blue Jays are wearing black armbands on Saturday against the New York Yankees in honor of Fernandez, who died last week due to complications from kidney disease. We don’t know if the Blue Jays will wear these through spring or into the regular season, but it’s a ...2020
  • • Alex Rodriguez interested in buying the Mets
    New York Mets fans have been frustrated by the Wilpon family for years and desperately hoping for a sale. Now an unlikely hero might be interested in stepping forward to buy the Mets, former New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez. According to The New York Post, Rodriguez is interested in getting into ownership and is joining a list of potential suitors to buy the Mets. A-Rod’s interest in the team ...2020
  • • MLB power rankings for the 2020 season
    The 2020 MLB offseason will go down as the most memorable in years. Between star free agents finding new teams and a scandal that rocked baseball, it’s been an eventful few months of changes across the league. As the 2020 season arrives, there’s plenty of shakeup in the first MLB power rankings of 2020. The biggest splash of the winter came when the New York Yankees signed Gerrit Cole. In a market...2020
  • • A solution to fix MLB playoffs and regular season
    Major League Baseball is considering some radical changes to its existing playoff format in order to help increase interest in the sport, but we have a proposal that is much better than the one they are considering. THE PROBLEM One of the biggest issues plaguing baseball the last few seasons has been the lack of teams actively trying to build championship rosters. Too many teams saw the Houston As...2020

New York Yankees stats

  • • Giancarlo Stanton: Hamstring injury ‘was quite the factor’ in 2018
    During his first season with the New York Yankees, Giancarlo Stanton often failed to live up to expectations, but there was apparently a good reason for that. On Monday, Stanton revealed that the hamstring injury he played through last year “was quite the factor” to his 2018 campaign, per Coley Harvey of ESPN, and that it “wasn’t the best for me.” The good news is that Stanton said his hamstring i...2019

New York Yankees kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Gleyber Torres thanks NYC medical staff for hard work during COVID-19 outbreak
    New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres wasted no time thanking some of New York City's doctors and nurses for their hard work during the COVID-19 outbreak. A girl tweeted that her mother and a group of ICU workers were supposed to go to a Yankees game this week, but since the Major League Baseball season is on hold due to the coronavirus, it couldn't happen. Torres responded to the post thankin...2020
  • • Marlins troll Yankees on Twitter over using wrong logo
    While the New York Yankees might be superior to the Miami Marlins on the diamond, we now know that the Marlins are far better on social media. When the New York Yankees tweeted out the lineups for Wednesday’s spring training game against Miami, the Marlins clapped back at them for using the wrong logo. The Yankees can’t even blame their social media blunder on the Marlins’ graphic being new. The t...2020
  • • Giants righty Jeff Samardzija laughs off Yankees trade talk, jokes about hair policy
  • • Yankees’ Brett Gardner granted restraining order against fan
    New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner has been granted a restraining order against a fan by the Bronx Supreme Court following a hearing on Monday. The request, filed last week, stems from the alleged harassment by 46-year-old fan Gina Devasahayam, who claims she and Gardner struck up a friendship on social media. She has previously claimed the two are in love and want to start a family togethe...2020
  • • Alex Rodriguez interested in buying the Mets
  • • Jeter Downs details recent chance encounter with idol, namesake
    The fact that Jeter Downs is named after Derek Jeter thanks to his mother’s admiration of the New York Yankees legend is hardly a shocker, and to no surprise the MLB prospect grew up idolizing “The Captain.” The new Boston Red Sox middle infielder — acquired in the mega-deal that shipped Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers — crossed paths with his namesake just last week. It oc...2020
  • • Gerrit Cole attended JC baseball game to pay respects to late John Altobelli
    Orange Coast College baseball players took the field on Tuesday with extremely heavy hearts, and New York Yankees star pitcher Gerrit Cole wanted to be in attendance to show his support for the team. John Altobelli, one of the nine people who died in the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant on Sunday, was entering his 24th season as the head baseball coach at Orange Coast College. Cole, who is...2020
  • • Gerrit Cole attends game to honor Kobe crash victim John Altobelli
    Gerrit Cole attended Tuesday’s season-opening game for the Orange Coast College baseball team to honor the memory of John Altobelli, the school’s longtime coach who was among the nine victims who perished in Sunday’s helicopter crash. Altobelli, along his wife Keri and their daughter Alyssa, were killed in the crash in Calabasas, Calif., that also took the lives of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old ...2020
  • • Ken Rosenthal shares thoughts on Jose Altuve interview that fueled buzzer rumors
    An interview Ken Rosenthal conducted with Jose Altuve after the Houston Astros won the ALCS last season gained widespread attention on Thursday, but the reporter insists he did not suspect that Altuve was covering anything up when the two spoke amid a hectic celebration. Altuve belted a walk-off home run off of New York Yankees flamethrower Aroldis Chapman in Game 6 of the ALCS, and he was seen ma...2020
  • • Report: Yankees' Domingo German facing significant suspension
    After placing New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German on administrative leave under the league’s domestic violence policy in September, MLB will reportedly announce a significant suspension for German soon. According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, MLB is expected to suspend German for more than a month, though the exact length of the ban isn’t yet known. German was placed on leave as MLB investigate...2020

Top New York Yankees news

  • • Sources: Cole to join Yankees for 9 years, $324M
    Prized free-agent pitcher Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees have agreed to a record nine-year, $324 million contract, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2019
  • • Fauci to throw out first pitch at Nationals opener
  • • Larsen, with only perfect World Series game, dies
    Don Larsen, who pitched the only perfect game in World Series history while with the New York Yankees, died Wednesday at the age of 90....2020
  • • Yankees co-owner Hank Steinbrenner dies at 63
    Hank Steinbrenner, general partner and co-chairperson of the New York Yankees, died Tuesday at his home in Clearwater, Florida, the team announced. He was 63....2020
  • • Sources: Yanks minor leaguer tests positive
    A minor league player in the New York Yankees' system has tested positive for coronavirus, sources told ESPN....2020
  • • Yanks-Nats, Giants-Dodgers set for opening night
    The defending World Series champion Washington Nationals will host the New York Yankees in the first game of the 2020 MLB season on July 23, followed by the San Francisco Giants traveling to play the rival Los Angeles Dodgers....2020
  • • Yankees, Dodgers favorites to win World Series
    The New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers are the consensus favorites to win the World Series at 7-2 odds by Caesars Sportsbook....2020
  • • Forbes: Yanks most valuable in MLB at $5 billion
    Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball's most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9% over last year and 47% more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion....2020
  • • Yankees' Tanaka feels cheated by Astros scheme
    New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka feels the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scheme cheated him out of a shot at a World Series title....2020
  • • Each MLB Team’s 60-Man Player Pool
    Teams had until today at 4:00 pm EST to report their initial 60-man player pools to MLB. We’ll keep links here to each team’s player pool as their respective announcements come in. AL East Baltimore Orioles Boston Red Sox New York Yankees Tampa Bay Rays Toronto Blue Jays AL Central Chicago White Sox Cleveland Indians…...2020

New York Yankees fantasy rankings and news

  • Giants' Barkley feels love from Yankees, fantasy players
    • Giants' Barkley feels love from Yankees, fantasy players
    Four New York Yankees players wore Saquon Barkley's jersey before the team conducted its fantasy NFL draft this week...2019
  • Giants' Barkley feels love from Yankees, fantasy players
    • Giants' Barkley feels love from Yankees, fantasy players
    Four New York Yankees players wore Saquon Barkley's jersey before the team conducted its fantasy NFL draft this week        ...2019

New York Yankees schedule, game

  • • Yankees agree to schedule change to face Orioles
  • • Nats scratch Strasburg with nerve issue in hand
  • • MLB schedules doubleheader for July 23 Opening Day
    MLB announced that the Washington Nationals will begin their defense of their World Series title versus the New York Yankees on July 23....2020
  • • LeBron James, Zion Williamson, New York Yankees among those back in action
    A week before the official opening of NBA training camps ahead of the July 30 restart, some teams are already back in action....2020
  • • Report: MLB plans to open season with Nationals-Yankees on July 23
    Major League Baseball is planning an exciting primetime matchup to open its abbreviated 2020 season between the New York Yankees and reigning World Series champion Washington Nationals to open its season on July 23....2020
  • • New York Yankees all-time team: Ruth, Gehrig, Mantle, Jeter, Rivera ... and even A-Rod
    We're picking a 'Baseball Stars' lineup for each team during April...2020
  • • Mariano Rivera doesn't think MLB can crown champion in short season
    Major League Baseball does not know how much of its season will be played due to the coronavirus pandemic, but one Hall of Famer is worried about it being shortened too much. Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera does not think the champion of an abbreviated season should be viewed the same way as other World Series winners due to the many variations that can take place over the course of ...2020
  • • Aaron Judge jokes about personal bright side to MLB coronavirus delay
  • • Yankees All-Star Zack Britton drilled by comebacker, leaves BP with wrist injury
  • • Marlins troll Yankees on Twitter over using wrong logo

New York Yankees rumors, scandals

  • • Nationals cleared to host games in D.C., will host Yankees on Opening Day
  • • Yankees confirm catcher Gary Sanchez does not have coronavirus
  • • Yankees P Aroldis Chapman autographed an Astros' trash-can sign
    The Houston Astros have already experienced plenty of trolling from players and fans during spring training. As the fallout continues from their cheating scandal, New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman had a little fun at their expense by signing a trash-can sign. Chapman, who hasn’t been afraid of trolling the Astros, seemed to enjoy the “Houston Trashtros” sign and was more than happy to autogr...2020
  • • Mic’d up Yankees reliever Zack Britton mocks Red Sox over scandal
    The Houston Astros have been mocked and ridiculed throughout spring training by fans and even other MLB players. Despite also being investigated for cheating, the Boston Red Sox have for the most part avoided the taunts, jeers and brutal trolling. That all ended, however, when New York Yankees reliever Zach Britton capitalized on ESPN televising the team’s spring training game against the BoSox on...2020
  • • Yankees fan speaks out about trash-can trolling of Astros
    A New York Yankees fan became a social media sensation this week thanks to his recent antics during which he taunted the Houston Astros over their sign-stealing scandal, and now the young man has opened up about his brilliant bit of trolling. What played out at the Astros’ spring training facility in West Palm Beach, Fla., was surely a delight for anyone who believes the team egregiously violated ...2020
  • • Giancarlo Stanton: I’d have hit 80-plus HRs in 2017 if stealing signs like Astros
    Giancarlo Stanton made a bold proclamation this week when weighing in on the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, and it’s all about how a slugger like him could benefit from such ill-begotten inside knowledge. Stanton joined the chorus of major leaguers who have been weighing in on the Astros’ cheating as spring training gets underway. The majority of the comments unsurprisingly have been extre...2020
  • • Aaron Judge on ‘weak’ Astros punishment: ‘I wasn’t a fan’
    The big news out of New York Yankees camp concerning Aaron Judge is how the slugger has been sidelined for the start of spring training due to shoulder soreness. While the setback is definitely a source of major concern, Judge nevertheless made time Tusday to address the most controversial topic in Major League Baseball: How the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal has turned into a full-blown cr...2020
  • • Bryce Harper reacts to Astros scandal, notes Aaron Judge losing 2017 AL MVP
    Monday was another eventful day at spring training sites throughout Florida and Arizona when it came to ballplayers weighing in on the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. To no surprise, most of the reactions from major leaguers were in the venomous and vitriolic vein. Perhaps that is partly why Bryce Harper’s measured response when asked Monday about the fallout from the Astros’ cheating ways ...2020
  • • Yankees' Gleyber Torres questions why Astros would stop cheating after 2017
    One of the assertions in Major League Baseball’s report on the Houston Astros cheating scandal is that the team stopped using sign-stealing systems at some point in 2018. That conclusion does not add up for most rival players. New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres voiced that skepticism on Monday. Torres said he believed the Astros were cheating through the 2019 season because it simply did no...2020
  • • Cubs ace Yu Darvish on cheating Astros: 'They shouldn't talk'
    Things are not getting any better for the Houston Astros after their awkward press conference late last week in which they failed to really apologize for the entire sign-stealing scandal. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred went on record Sunday saying that said apology did not go far enough. Meanwhile, rival players have been at each others throats over the past several days. Los Angeles Dodgers star Co...2020

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