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Yankees' Tanaka feels cheated out of 2017 World Series

Feb. 10, 2020 3:06 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka feels cheated by the Houston Astros. Tanaka's Yankees lost to the Astros in a seven-game AL Championship Series in 2017. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred found the Astros broke rules against electronic sign stealing in 2017, including during the postseason. "Yeah, I do...

Yankees' Tanaka feels cheated out of 2017 World Series

Feb. 10, 2020 1:08 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka feels cheated by the Houston Astros. Tanaka's Yankees lost to the Astros in a seven-game AL Championship Series in 2017. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred found the Astros broke rules against electronic sign stealing in 2017, including during the postseason. "Yeah, I do...

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone, left, smiles as Gerrit Cole tries on a Yankee jersey as he is introduced in New York. The pitcher agreed to a 9-year $324 million contract.

Yanks already banged up heading into spring training

Feb. 6, 2020 1:56 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Hal Steinbrenner talked about his goals for the New York Yankees over the next two months. "I just want to get through spring training healthy," the Yankees owner said Wednesday afternoon. Three hours later, New York announced left-hander James Paxton had spinal surgery earlier in the...

FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton reacts after walking Houston Astros' Michael Brantley during the first inning in Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series in New York. Paxton has had back surgery and is expected to be sidelined until May or June. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Yankees lefty James Paxton has back surgery, out 3-4 months

Feb. 5, 2020 11:33 PM EST

All during the offseason, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman worried about James Paxton's back pain and kept suggesting: “Let's just get the surgery out of the way. We're losing time.” Paxton was examined by three doctors, who said the issue could resolve itself. “They all came to...

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees' Domingo German pitches during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, in Boston.  Yankees pitcher Domingo German will miss the first 63 games of the 2020 season as part of an 81-game ban for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. The league announced the suspension Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. German has agreed not to appeal. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Yankees' Germán suspended 81 games for domestic violence

Jan. 2, 2020 6:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán will miss the first 63 games of the 2020 season as part of an 81-game ban for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. The league announced the suspension Thursday. Germán has agreed not to appeal. Germán was put on...