Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return

Baseball 05/27/19, 16:58

Left-hander James Paxton will rejoin the New York Yankees' rotation in the new few days, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston.On a day of updates for many of the Yankees' 15 players on the injured list, reliever Dellin Betances threw his first bullpen session Monday, and ace Luis ...

Yankees’ CC Sabathia placed on IL with knee inflammation

Sports 05/23/19, 10:00

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation.The team announced it Thursday before the finale of the four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. Sabathia pitched five innings against on Wednesday night and complained about knee soreness afterward.He earned the victory ...

Yankees activate Miguel Andújar from injured list

Sports 05/04/19, 10:37

Miguel Andújar was activated by the New York Yankees on Saturday and was batting fourth and playing third base against the Minnesota Twins.Andújar missed 28 games because of a small labrum tear in his right shoulder. He had been among 13 players on the injured list.Initially, the Yankees feared Andújar ...

Jimenez hits 1st 2 HRs, ChiSox top Yanks in soggy 6+ innings

Baseball 04/12/19, 21:46

Eloy Jimenez hit his first two major league homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the fifth inning, and the Chicago White Sox ended a five-game skid by beating the banged-up New York Yankees 9-6 in a rain-shortened game Friday night.Jimenez's two-run drive off Jonathan Holder made it 7-5, and he ...

Sánchez becomes 12th Yankees player on injured list

Baseball 04/12/19, 12:30

Yankees catcher Gary Sánchez has a strained left calf and became the 12th New York player on the injured list.More than half the Yankees starting lineup is hurt. Sánchez joined outfielders Giancarlo Stanton (strained left biceps) and Aaron Hicks (left lower back strain), shortstop Didi Gregorius (recovering from Tommy John ...

Another one down: Yanks’ Tulo leaves with strained left calf

Baseball 04/03/19, 16:30

Yankees shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has been pulled from a game with a strained left calf and taken to a hospital for further testing, another blow for the majors' most hobbled club.Tulowitzki fielded a routine grounder in the second inning and popped up in his only at-bat in the bottom of ...

Yanks’ Stanton on 10-day injured list with strained biceps

Sports 04/01/19, 10:30

Giancarlo Stanton has been put on the 10-day injured list by the New York Yankees because of a strained left biceps.New York announced the move Monday after Stanton went 2 for 8 with seven walks as the Yankees lost two of three in their opening series against Baltimore.The 29-year-old outfielder ...

Steinbrenner say Yankees have a championship-caliber team

Baseball 03/26/19, 16:45

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner thinks New York has a championship-caliber team as it heads into Thursday's opener against Baltimore."We're excited," Steinbrenner said Tuesday after watching CC Sabathia pitch in a minor league game. "We're as good as anybody. The team is going to do everything they can to win this ...

100-win Yankees limp into season with many injuries

Baseball 03/20/19, 11:05

The New York Yankees open the season with likely baseball's most accomplished injured list.Luis Severino, CC Sabathia, Dellin Betances, Didi Gregorius, Aaron Hicks, Jordan Montgomery and just-about-forgotten Jacoby Ellsbury all start on the sidelines.Still, the Yankees have among the most formidable lineups in the major leagues, a power plant that ...

Yankees reliever Betances to start season on injured list

Sports 03/19/19, 17:19

Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has inflammation in his right shoulder and will start the regular season on the injured list.New York general manager Brian Cashman said an MRI was done on Betances on Tuesday after the 6-8, 265-pound right-hander continued to lack velocity in his fastball."He's had a history in ...

source: Ottavino, Yankees agree to $27M, 3-year contract

Sports 01/17/19, 14:16

A person familiar with the negotiations says reliever Adam Ottavino and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $27 million, three-year contract.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal was subject to a successful physical.Ottavino is a 33-year-old New Yorker who went ...

source: Britton, Yankees agree to $39M, 3-year contract

Sports 01/05/19, 21:43

Zach Britton is staying with the New York Yankees, agreeing to a $39 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday night because the agreement was subject to a successful physical. Britton has the right to terminate his ...

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