The 2017 Yankees led the Majors in home runs with 241, and now they’ve gone out and added Giancarlo Stanton. Does that put them into position to challenge the all-time home run record of 264? It just might.
Aaron Boone has considered himself a Philadelphia Eagles fan since childhood, so the new Yankees manager is shelving his lineup cards for a few hours on this Super Bowl Sunday in favor of nachos, popcorn, and what he hopes will be an upset of the favored New England Patriots.
On the date that CC Sabathia agreed to his new one-year, $10 million contract, the Yankees continued to say that they hoped to add one more starting pitcher. The veteran left-hander is still rooting for them to do so.
With the start of Spring Training approaching, anticipation is building for the 2018 season. MLB.com is going around the horn to break down each area of the Yankees’ roster, continuing this week with the middle infielders.
Get “The Dish” on all of your favorite Yankees players as they prepare for Spring Training and the upcoming 2018 season.
The Yankees’ promising farm system will be on display during Spring Training. The club announced on Friday that 20 additional players are set to attend camp as non-roster invitees, including their Nos. 2 through 4 prospects as rated by MLB Pipeline: right-hander Chance Adams, outfielder Estevan Florial and left-hander Justus Sheffield.
With his first spring at the helm of the Yankees soon to begin, manager Aaron Boone has been frequently jotting down an assortment of potential lineups, brainstorming how best to arrange his modern-day Murderer’s Row of Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and others.
Aaron Hicks spends most of his offseason preparing his body for the upcoming baseball season, but he still finds some time for a little friendly competition.
While rising through the Yankees’ farm system, Aaron Judge logged nearly 500 at-bats for Class A Advanced Tampa and Double-A Trenton, which makes P.J. Pilittere something of an expert in breaking down the American League Rookie of the Year’s swing.
When CC Sabathia commented earlier this month that the Yankees have returned to being baseball’s “hated team,” the veteran left-hander was surprised anyone thought differently. That is the way it has usually been during his career, and how his teammates expect it to be in 2018.
Infielder Danny Espinosa and the Yankees have agreed to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training, a source has told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand.