With 11 days to go before Opening Day, one of the competitions in camp has officially been decided. Prior to Wednesday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies, manager Joe Girardi announced Greg Bird would be the starting first baseman for the 2017 season. Girardi said Bird was better than he expected this Spring, although […]

Greg Bird wins starting first baseman job

With Didi Gregorius on the shelf, the Yankees are covering all their bases regarding finding a new shortstop. Apparently, the Arizona Diamondbacks might have the thing to help the team with their problem. According to the Arizona Republic’s Nick Piecoro, the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays have expressed interest in shortstop Nick Ahmed. […]

Report: Yankees interested in shortstop Nick Ahmed

The moment Didi Gregorius returned to Yankees camp, the team knew they were going to need a new shortstop for Opening Day. The Yankees announced Gregorius was diagnosed with a shoulder strain and won’t engage in baseball activity for two weeks. The Yankees are expecting Gregorius back with the team in […]

Didi Gregorius to miss Opening Day with shoulder strain

There’s no denying closer Aroldis Chapman has created a big buzz while playing for the New York Yankees. In just half a season with the Bronx Bombers, Chapman experienced highs and lows, ranging from a suspension to impressing the fanbase by throwing a wicked 100 MPH. While it fun watching him pitch […]

Aroldis Chapman has career goal of making the Hall of Fame

The Yankees suffered a blow in camp when shortstop Didi Gregorius was diagnosed with hematoma of the subscapularis muscle in his throwing arm. The Yankees are going to run more tests on Gregorius, but as of right now, they’re optimistic about Gregorius’ arm strength. The Yankees are obviously hoping for good news, but […]

Who could replace Didi Gregorius at shortstop?

Didi Gregorius left the World Baseball Classic and returned to Tampa…but the reason isn’t good. Gregorius complained of shoulder pain and immediately had a preliminary MRI. Unfortunately, manager Joe Girardi said Gregorius has hematoma of the subcapsular muscle and will undergo more tests in Tampa tomorrow. So what is hematoma of […]

Didi Gregorius leaves WBC after suffering shoulder injury

The Yankees have less than two weeks before they have to close up camp and begin the regular season. And for them to have a chance at the American League East, they’re going to need a dominant rotation. But with the Spring Luis Severino is having, it almost seems likely his chances […]

Luis Severino’s shot to make the rotation could be dwindling

The New York Yankees haven’t been disappointed with Chase Headley‘s performance since his arrival, but Headley was his own toughest critic when it came to admitting whether he’s playing to his full potential. “I know there’s more in there,” Headley said after going 2-for-3 in a 6-4 win against the Houston […]

Chase Headley disappointed with how he’s performed as a Yankee

Spring Training is known as a time for players to shake off the rust and prepare for the upcoming regular season. In CC Sabathia‘s case, he only has exactly two weeks till Opening Day in order to get his stuff right. And many wonder if he’ll be ready after he was brought […]

CC Sabathia’s still rusty two weeks before Opening Day

The New York Yankees made an interesting choice when they optioned Jorge Mateo to High-A Tampa after reassigning him to minor league camp earlier this week. However, manager Joe Girardi was impressed with how Mateo handled the situation, and vowed to find a quick path for Mateo to reach the Major Leagues. […]

Joe Girardi impressed with Jorge Mateo’s recent maturity

To the average person, Masahiro Tanaka couldn’t have had a better start against the Detroit Tigers. Tanaka pitched 4.1 hitless innings which contributed to a combined no-hitter. However, they always say that we are our own worst critic. And in this case, Tanaka was his own worst critic. Tanaka said his command […]

Masahiro Tanaka hopes to work on command