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Aaron Judge's big toe more than a New York Yankees footnote after injury last year

Feb. 20, 2024 17:28 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge's big toe is more than a footnote for the New York Yankees. Judge missed 42 games after tearing a ligament in his right big toe when he crashed into the right-field fence at Dodger Stadium last June 3, a big reason the Yankees fell from postseason...

Latest Yanks star arrives for spring training wearing T-shirt saying: 'The generational Juan Soto'

Feb. 19, 2024 15:50 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Juan Soto gave some new meaning to pride of the Yankees. On his first day with his new team, the 25-year-old star outfielder walked into a news conference in the tent behind third base wearing a navy T-shirt with white print that proclaimed: “The generational...

At 34 and after 5 seasons of injuries, Yanks' Stanton says he's 'got to change the narrative'

Feb. 19, 2024 15:27 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton's condition was dissected on his first day back at Yankees spring training much like pastrami at a New York deli: how lean? A markedly slimmer Stanton stood by his corner locker after arriving in the refurbished clubhouse and discussed his...

Yankees look to stay healthy after injury-filled 2023

Feb. 16, 2024 19:56 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees had the third-most games lost to injuries last season and it showed in an 82-80 record that caused them miss the playoffs for the first time since 2016. “Everybody knows what our problem has been the past few years,” Yankees left-hander...

MLB cracking down on obstruction in an effort to encourage more aggressive baserunning

Feb. 16, 2024 15:45 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. and Corbin Carroll just got a little more dangerous. Same for Bobby Witt Jr., Elly De La Cruz and the rest of baseball's fastest players. Major League Baseball wants umpires to crack down on obstruction, and the commissioner's office...

Corey Kluber talking with New York Yankees about adviser role

Feb. 15, 2024 16:31 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber could be joining the New York Yankees as an adviser. Kluber announced his retirement last week, and Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Thursday that talks with Kluber are in the “infant stage.” ...

Cole leads Yankees' rotation looking to rebound from terrible season

Feb. 15, 2024 14:08 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Gerrit Cole was leaving the Yankees’ minor league complex when fans on the sidewalk by the parking lot asked for autographs. When the 2023 AL Cy Young Award winner reached over a bush-lined fence to grab a baseball and pen, a fan asked whether he could capture...

Former pitcher Don Gullett, a World Series champion with the Reds and Yankees, dies at 73

Feb. 15, 2024 00:18 AM EST

Don Gullett, a standout major league pitcher who played for four consecutive World Series champions in the 1970s, died on Wednesday. He was 73. The Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees and Baseball Hall of Fame all paid tribute to Gullett in social media posts. There was no information...

Boone: Yankees are `hell bent on being a champion' this season

Feb. 14, 2024 20:03 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla, (AP) — Aaron Boone says his New York Yankees are “hell bent on being a champion” after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2016. New York started spring training Wednesday still in search of its first title since 2009. The Yankees went 82-20 last year,...

MLB's free agent market begins to thaw, Soler agrees to $42 million deal with Giants, AP source says

Feb. 13, 2024 20:13 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The San Francisco Giants and slugger Jorge Soler agreed to a $42 million, three-year deal on Tuesday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations, taking one of the remaining marquee free agents off the market as most of the 30 teams reported for spring training...