Latest Aaron Boone News

AP source: Mets hiring hitting coach Chávez away from Yanks

Jan. 06, 2022 23:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets are set to hire Eric Chávez as hitting coach, luring him away from the crosstown Yankees as the team begins to put together a staff under new manager Buck Showalter. Chávez and the Mets have an agreement in place, according to a person familiar...

MLB lockout has Yanks in dark on players coming off surgery

Dec. 22, 2021 13:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s lockout has left the New York Yankees unaware of how DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Hicks, Jameson Taillon and Darren O’Day are progressing following surgery. Hicks, rehabbing from a May 26 operation to repair a torn tendon sheath in his left wrist,...

Yankees finalize Boone's coaching staff for 2022

Dec. 21, 2021 18:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have finalized manager Aaron Boone's coaching staff for 2022, including new additions at hitting coach, first base coach and third base coach. Bench coach Carlos Mendoza, pitching coach Matt Blake and catching coordinator Tanner Swanson are back...

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. ...