Bryan Mitchell



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With a week to go before Opening Day, the Yankees have eliminated one of their starters from the rotation competition. Prior to Friday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies, the Yankees sent Luis Cessa to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and re-assigned him to minor-league camp. The remaining contestants in the rotation competition are Bryan Mitchell, Jordan […]

Yankees cut Luis Cessa from rotation competition





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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


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It’s only Spring Training, but the Yankees get to add another milestone to their dominant Grapefruit League season. Masahiro Tanaka, Chasen Shreve and Jordan Montgomery combined to throw the first Spring no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers. It’s the first no-hitter for the Yankees since March 14th 1983 when Ron Guidry and Dale Murray combined […]

Yankees no-hit Detroit Tigers in exhibition win