The members of the New York Yankees organization would like to wish all the dads out there a very special Father’s Day.
The Yankees got some good news Sunday morning as closer Aroldis Chapman was activated from the disabled list.
A pair of young right-handers trying to find their footing will clash in Sunday’s series finale between the A’s and Yankees at the Coliseum. While Oakland rookie Jharel Cotton aims for his first win in six outings, New York’s Luis Cessa will be making his first career start in place of the injured CC Sabathia.
Masahiro Tanaka had a Saturday afternoon that Yankees manager Joe Girardi called head-scratching. Tanaka struck out 10 batters, just the second time he’s had double-digit strikeouts this season, but the righty gave up three home runs in just four innings.
Matt Joyce homered on the first pitch Masahiro Tanaka threw, and the A’s didn’t let up on the Yankees’ starter, going deep three times and handing the American League East leaders their fifth straight loss with a 5-2 win Saturday afternoon at the Coliseum.
The Yankees have joined the other 29 teams across Major League Baseball in an effort to raise prostate cancer awareness by wearing special Father’s Day weekend jerseys, caps, wristbands and more.
Before the Yankees started their four-game series in Oakland on Thursday, manager Joe Girardi used first baseman Chris Carter as an example of someone who could step up as the injury bug hit the Yankees.
The homecoming weekend for Yankees sensation Aaron Judge continued Saturday afternoon at the Coliseum, with the Linden, Calif., native saying he requested around 150 tickets to fill two buses of people who were on hand to watch him play.
On Saturday, June 10, lucky season ticket licensees got a chance to meet and take photos with their favorite Yankees players
The injury list continues to grow longer for the Yankees on their California road trip.
Despite an erratic outing for Double-A Trenton on Friday night at Arm & Hammer Park, Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman feels he’s ready to join the big league club in Oakland this weekend.