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Orioles' Corbin Burnes looks sharp in first game appearance with his new team

Feb. 24, 2024 19:05 PM EST

Corbin Burnes’ first outing with his new team looked like an abbreviated version of a typical performance with his old one. Burnes worked one scoreless inning for the Baltimore Orioles and struck out the first two batters he faced Saturday in the 2021 NL Cy Young Award winner's...

Keller getting biggest contract for Pirates pitcher while Mets shut down Senga, their All-Star RHP

Feb. 22, 2024 17:20 PM EST

One National League All-Star right-hander is getting the biggest contract ever for a Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, and another is expected to miss the start of the season for the New York Mets. Mitch Keller and the Pirates have agreed to a new $77 million, five-year contract, a person...

Gleyber Torres enters final season ahead of free agency saying 'I want to be a Yankee for life'

Feb. 21, 2024 16:02 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Starting what could be his final season with the New York Yankees, Gleyber Torres was clear about his intent. “I don’t want to leave,” the 27-year-old infielder said Wednesday. “I want to be a Yankee for life.” Torres was an All-Star in...

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...