With the arrival of Spring Training, so begins Aaron Boone’s journey as a big league manager. Boone expects greatness from his team in 2018, and he wants his players to expect the same.
The Yankees are expected to make a lot of noise in 2018 after acquiring Giancarlo Stanton in the offseason, and new manager Aaron Boone is welcoming the pressure.
As the Orioles pitchers and catchers officially reported on Tuesday, the biggest camp battle is also the club’s biggest question mark: the starting rotation.
Aaron Judge, who is expected to meet the media on Wednesday, had a record-breaking rookie season as the Yankees prepare to face huge expectations.
Gary Sanchez absorbed the criticism of his defensive abilities last season, both within the Yankees organization and outside of it. As he heads into his second full big league season, the 25-year-old promises to be a more complete presence on both sides of the ball.
Here is a transcript of Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s first Spring Training news conference on Tuesday.
Kevin Gausman is one of the veteran leaders in the Orioles’ clubhouse. In the rotation, he’s the elder statesman. And that’s a little weird for the 27-year old, who agreed to terms on a one-year deal on Tuesday.
Plenty of position battles will take place in the Rays’ camp this spring, but none will have as many involved as second base.
Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer and longtime play-by-play broadcaster Jerry Howarth has decided to call it a career after 36 seasons in the Blue Jays’ radio booth.
Once teammates in Miami, Mets reliever AJ Ramos and Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton are now both New Yorkers. Why not take advantage? The friends began searching for apartments together shortly after the Marlins traded Stanton to the Yankees in December. And while they haven’t found a suitable space quite yet, they’re continuing to look.
Nick Ciuffo will serve a 50-game suspension without pay for testing positive for marijuana. On Tuesday, the Rays catching prospect spoke to the media about his plight, along with his hopes to turn the negative into a positive.