Latest Anthony Rizzo News

GM Cashman signs 4-year contract to remain with Yankees

Dec. 05, 2022 22:39 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brian Cashman is staying with the New York Yankees, signing a four-year contract to remain the team's senior vice president and general manager. The announcement was made Monday at baseball's winter meetings in San Diego. Cashman, New York's GM since...

Judge voted player of year and toast of town by NY BBWAA

Nov. 20, 2022 11:45 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge was voted Sid Mercer/Dick Young New York Player of the Year for the second straight year after setting an American League record with 62 home runs. Judge, who hit .311 and tied for the big league lead with 131 RBIs, also was given the...

Rizzo, back with Yanks, would like to see Judge stick around

Nov. 16, 2022 17:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that Anthony Rizzo has decided to remain in New York Yankees pinstripes, he'd like to see Aaron Judge stick around, too. “I hope Judge stays just for the sake of the game," Rizzo said Wednesday “because you see a lot of franchise icons not getting what they...

Rizzo, Yankees agree to $40M, 2-year contract

Nov. 15, 2022 19:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Rizzo is staying with the New York Yankees, agreeing Tuesday to a $40 million, two-year contract. Rizzo gets $17 million in each of the next two seasons, and the deal for the first baseman includes a $17 million team option for 2025 with a $6 million buyout....

Steinbrenner met with Judge, says 'we've got a good thing'

Nov. 15, 2022 19:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner held a one-on-one meeting with Aaron Judge to make sure the star free agent slugger knows how much New York wants him back. “I do believe he wants to be a Yankee. I think we’ve got a good thing going here,” Steinbrenner said...

Joc Pederson, Martín Pérez accept $19.65M qualifying offers

Nov. 15, 2022 18:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Joc Pederson and left-hander Martín Pérez were the only players to accept $19.65 million qualifying offers from their former teams on Tuesday and end their free agency. Pederson decided to stay with the San Francisco Giants and Pérez with the Texas...

Judge, deGrom among 14 with $19.65M qualifying offers

Nov. 10, 2022 17:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge, Jacob deGrom and Xander Bogaerts were among 14 free agents who were given $19.65 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Thursday Dansby Swanson, Trea Turner, Willson Contreras and Carlos Rodón also were given the offers, as were Chris...

Rizzo, Bassitt turn down options, among 11 now free agents

Nov. 08, 2022 22:56 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — First baseman Anthony Rizzo became a free agent again when he declined his $16 million option with the New York Yankees for 2023. Pitcher Chris Bassitt declined his $19 million option with the New York Mets and followed rotation mates Jacob deGrom and Taijuan...

Cashman: If had `magic wand, we would secure Aaron Judge'

Nov. 08, 2022 22:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, adopting the image of Las Vegas stagecraft, spoke about the team's goal to re-sign slugger Aaron Judge. “Optimally, if you could wave a magic wand, we would secure Aaron Judge and retain him and have him signed and...

Judge, Díaz, Turner among 131 free agents after Series ends

Nov. 06, 2022 12:20 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Aaron Judge, Edwin Díaz, Trea Turner, Dansby Swanson and Xander Bogaerts were among 131 players who became free agents on Sunday as baseball's business season began just hours after the final out of the World Series. Justin Verlander, Jacob deGrom and Carlos Rodón...