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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...

Yankees add competition in job for backup catcher

Feb. 3, 2020 3:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees now have more competition in the job for backup catcher, with Erik Kratz, Josh Thole and Chris Iannetta agreeing to minor league contracts Monday. Austin Romine, Gary Sánchez's backup the last three seasons, became a free agent and agreed to a $4.15 million, one-year...

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series in Houston. Judge agreed to an $8.5 million, one-year contract Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, with the Yankees. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Judge gets $8.5M from Yankees; Paxton $12.5M, Sánchez $5M

Jan. 10, 2020 10:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge agreed to an $8.5 million, one-year contract Friday with the New York Yankees, who also reached a $12.5 million deal with left-hander James Paxton and a $5 million agreement with catcher Gary Sánchez. New York struck deals with all nine players eligible for salary...