Latest Aaron Boone News

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner praises Cashman, Boone

Nov. 17, 2021 19:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner praised general manager Brian Cashman and manager Aaron Boone on Wednesday, and said he is open to a new contract for slugger Aaron Judge. Boone got a three-year contract after New York went 92-70 this season,...

Rojas says no 'second thought' on going from Mets to Yankees

Nov. 16, 2021 19:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Rojas says it was an easy decision to put on Yankees pinstripes so soon after getting dismissed by the New York Mets. “There wasn’t any second thought,” he said. Let go last month after his second year of managing the...

Cashman says Boone made decision to move Torres to second

Nov. 09, 2021 21:33 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone made the decision to shift Gleyber Torres from shortstop to second base late in the season. General manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday there was not a single instance that led to the decision. ...

LEADING OFF: Astros try to clinch trip to World Series

Oct. 22, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ BACK ON THE HILL Astros rookie Luis García will start against the Red Sox in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series with a trip to the World Series on the line. ...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox face ALCS elimination vs Astros

Oct. 21, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: ___ BACK ON THE HILL Astros rookie Luis García will start against the Red Sox in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series with a trip to the World Series on the line. ...

Reggie Willits 4th to leave Boone's Yankees coaching staff

Oct. 21, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone lost a fourth member of his staff when New York announced Thursday that first base coach and outfield instructor Reggie Willits will leave at the end of the year to become a volunteer assistant for Oklahoma's college baseball program. ...

Boone returns on 3-year contract, Yankees demand success

Oct. 19, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Boone will be back with the New York Yankees next year, their first manager since Miller Huggins in 1922 to return for a fifth season after failing to win a title during his first four. “A manager is only as good as the players he’s got,”...

Taylor hits walk-off HR, Dodgers deck Cards 3-1 in WC game

Oct. 07, 2021 02:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One big swing by Chris Taylor sent the Los Angeles Dodgers soaring and the St. Louis Cardinals crashing. Taylor hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Dodgers a 3-1 victory Wednesday night in a...

After another flop, flawed Yankees face uncertain offseason

Oct. 06, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

The New York Yankees’ 12th consecutive season of failure had just ended, and Aaron Boone made an obvious yet stunning admission. “The league’s closed the gap on us. We got to get better. We got to get better in every aspect,” the manager said. ...

Yankees knocked out early by rival Red Sox at Fenway

Oct. 06, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees took a winding route into the AL wild-card game, squeezing in on the final day of a tumultuous season. As their ace pitcher flopped on the Fenway Park mound, not even an appearance by Boston heartbreaker Bucky Dent...