Wednesday, March 29, 2017

New York Yankees

In this March 13, 2017, file photo, Netherlands' designated hitter Didi Gregorius hits a three-run home-run off Israel's pitcher Danny Burawa during the fourth inning of their second round game at the World Baseball Classic at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

BY CHUCK KING WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has a bruised right shoulder, ending his time at the World Baseball Classic and leaving his status for opening day in doubt. Yankees manager Joe ...
Executive Director of the Major League Players Association Tony Clark answers questions at a news conference Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

BY JANIE McCAULEY PHOENIX (AP) — Baseball union chief Tony Clark called the public comments surrounding the salary arbitration hearing involving Yankees reliever Dellin Betances “unprecedented” and “unprofessional.” On Saturday, New York Yankees President Randy Levine said Betances’ representatives had ...
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi speaks with members of the media during a news conference at the team's baseball spring training facilities, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

BY MARK DIDTLER TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Starting his 10th season as New York Yankees manager, Joe Girardi wants to lead the team beyond 2017 and watch the Baby Bombers mature. Girardi is entering the final season of a $16 ...
In this Oct. 30, 2016, file photo, Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman throws during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

BY BEN WALKER OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Aroldis Chapman found a spot in a most familiar bullpen — a very rich spot, too. The hard-throwing closer reached agreement to return to the New York Yankees on Wednesday night with ...
In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday sits in the dugout after leaving a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the ninth inning in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Free agent outfielder Matt Holliday and the New York Yankees have finalized a $13 million, one-year contract. Holliday, who turns 37 next month, fits into the Yankees strategy of signing veterans to short-term deals while ...
Andrew Fox, left, and Heather Terwilliger sit in the stands at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night, Sept. 27, 2016, in New York.

BY SCOTT ORGERA NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, Andrew Fox wasn’t charged with an error. The 29-year-old had everything he needed to make one of life’s biggest decisions on Tuesday night: the engagement ring, the perfect woman and ...
New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez (24) takes a curtain call after hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in New York

BY CHARLES O’BRIEN NEW YORK (AP) — With each day, with every swing, this run by Gary Sanchez becomes even more remarkable. The New York Yankees rookie hit a home run for the third straight game Saturday, highlighting a 13-5 ...
Teammates celebrate with New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez, center, and Jacoby Ellsbury, left, after Sanchez hit a fifth-inning, two-run home run, scoring Ellsbury, in a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in New York, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.

BY SCOTT ORGERA NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sanchez’s at-bats are becoming must-see events. The 23-year old rookie homered for the eighth time in nine games and drove in four runs as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles ...
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez (13) gathers his daughters, Natasha, left, and Ella, before leaving the field after his final baseball game as a Yankee player, against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in New York, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016.

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez says he won’t play again this season. The three-time AL MVP was released Saturday by the New York Yankees, who owed him about $27 million for the rest of his contract, which runs through ...
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, and Tyler Austin speak to the media after a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, Aug.13, 2016, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

BY RONALD BLUM NEW YORK (AP) — In the first at-bat of his major league debut, Tyler Austin sliced a 2-2 fastball from Matt Andriese to the opposite field. The arcing drive landed 331 feet from home plate in the ...
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