The New York Yankees admitted they would like to find another Brett Gardner in their organization. And it appears the team could come close to that goal with the likes of Billy McKinney and Dustin Fowler. Gardner might be staring at his future replacement down the line. But for now, he’s just as […]

Brett Gardner intrigued by Billy McKinney and Dustin Fowler

Prior to Friday’s game between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers, the Yankees made another cut from Major League camp. The Yankees announced they have reassigned INF Jorge Mateo to minor league camp.The Yankees also optioned Mateo to Single-A Tampa. With Mateo’s cut from Major League camp, the number of players at […]

Yankees option INF Jorge Mateo to minor-league camp

During the rehab process for a flexor tendon injury, James Kaprielian described himself as a “caged bull” ready to be unleashed. So, how did Kaprielian feel when he finally got into a Spring Training game for the first time this exhibition season? “The bull’s out of the cage. He’s wild,” Kaprielian […]

James Kaprielian shines in Spring debut

Here are the 10 minor league players I feel are most likely to break out this year. These are the guys who are most likely to become the “next wave” after the current crop of marquee prospects. I didn’t include any of the top 10 guys because they have all […]

BBDP: 2017 Minor league breakout candidates

Following the New York Yankees 11-5 rout over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday afternoon, the team made a few more cuts from Major League camp. The Yankees announced they had optioned OF Mason Williams to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and reassigned him to minor league camp. Also after making a strong Spring […]

Yankees cut Williams and Kaprielian from Major League camp

Gleyber Torres isn’t expected to make the Major League’s out of Spring Training this year. However, the Yankees are impressed with how Torres has managed to handle himself while in big league camp. They’re so impressed, Joe Girardi says Torres reminds him of a young Miguel Cabrera. Even with Torres’ torrid Spring (.478 with […]

Joe Girardi raves about Gleyber Torres’ maturity

  A day after Ernesto Frieri worked out with the New York Yankees at their Major League camp, Joe Girardi announced Frieri has been officially added to the Spring roster. Previously, Frieri pitched in the World Baseball Classic where he went two scoreless innings for Team Columbia. “This is a guy that […]

Yankees add Ernesto Frieri to Spring roster

After James Kaprielian threw three scoreless innings in a simulated game last week, the Yankees said the next step would be a Spring Training game. Now, Kaprielian has an official date set. The New York Yankees announced Kaprielian will make his Spring debut on Thursday afternoon against the Toronto Blue Jays in […]

James Kaprielian to make Spring debut this afternoon

Injuries during Spring Training are not what you want. Unfortunately, the Yankees might have their second major injury in camp. During the seventh inning of the Yankees exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Austin Romine was clipped in the hand by a wild pitch thrown by reliever Chad Green. Romine was immediately […]

Austin Romine leaves Spring Training game with hand injury

While the Yankees were preparing for their Wednesday night game against the Philadelphia Phillies, they had a special visitor join them for workouts. According to Jack Curry of the YES Network, free agent Ernesto Frieri worked out with the ballclub. Frieri, who hasn’t pitched in a Major League game since 2015, […]

Report: Ernesto Frieri works out with Yankees

Prior to Wednesday’s night game against the Philadelphia Phillies, the New York Yankees cut five more players from Spring camp. Here are the following moves: — The Yankees optioned RHP Johnny Barbato, LHP Dietrich Enns and RHP Giovanny Gallegos to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and have reassigned them to minor league camp. — The Yankees […]

Yankees cut five more players from camp