New York Yankees

Big goal motivates Refsnyder to train early
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Rob Refsnyder is getting a head start on his training for next season, and the rookie infielder said that he will arrive in camp intent upon winning the Yankees’ starting second-base job.

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Thanks to Cashman, a thrilling experience
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On Sunday night in Stamford, I rappelled off the top of the 23-story Landmark building, dressed as Mrs. Claus in a red felt dress, white wig and wire-rim glasses, alongside Yankees general manager Brian Cashman (who was dressed as an elf) with an exuberant crowd of several thousand people down below.

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Duke, Indiana set for 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl
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Duke and Indiana will meet in this year’s New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium, it was announced Sunday.

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Prospect German non-tendered by Yankees
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The Yankees non-tendered right-handed pitching prospect Domingo German on Wednesday, reducing the number of players on the club’s 40-man roster to 39.

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Shore thing: NJ lefty No. 1 on Top 50 Draft list
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Six months prior to the 2016 Draft, the class is beginning to take shape. MLBPipeline.com’s Top 50 Draft Prospects list reflects what that class looks like at present, led by four pitchers — New Jersey prep lefty Jason Groome, Florida southpaw A.J. Puk and right-handers Alec Hansen of Oklahoma and Riley Pint of St. Thomas […]

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Inbox: Yanks willing to lose top '16 Draft pick?
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Are the Yankees willing to lose a first-round Draft pick to sign a free agent? Should the club go after Ben Zobrist? Bryan Hoch answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.

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Yankees try alternate route back to the top
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The Yankees’ ethos hasn’t changed. The thing is, their method of going about it certainly has.

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In trade to Yanks, Castro embraces role
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When Starlin Castro started 29 games at second base for the Cubs over the final two months of the regular season, it validated what the Yankees suspected from afar, that he could transition nicely to the other side of a keystone combination.

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Girardi confident in Teixeira-A-Rod duo delivering
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The Yankees squeezed more production than most expected out of Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez in 2015, as the tandem of veteran sluggers combined for 64 home runs and 165 RBIs. Joe Girardi doesn’t see why it can’t happen again in 2016. The Yankees manager believes he can again bank on Rodriguez and Teixeira to […]

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Yankees solidify second base with Cubs' Castro
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The Yankees connected on another young position player Tuesday, upgrading at second base by acquiring Starlin Castro from the Cubs in exchange for right-hander Adam Warren and a player to be named.

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Yankees land pair of pitching prospects for Wilson
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The Yankees dealt left-hander Justin Wilson to the Tigers for a pair of pitching prospects, right-handers Luis Cessa and Chad Green, on Wednesday.

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Closer Miller likely staying in pinstripes
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Justin Wilson will be shoring up the Tigers’ bullpen in 2016, having been shipped to Detroit for two starting pitching prospects, but the Yankees still have Andrew Miller slotted in their closer’s role. GM Brian Cashman again said that it is more likely than not to stay that way.

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