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Newest Yankees OF buys razor to get through hairy situation

Mar. 25, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Tauchman (TOCK-min) needed to face facts: Getting traded to the New York Yankees meant the outfielder had to get rid of the beard he's worn for years. It was a hairy situation, because he was on the road and had a trimmer but no razor. So Tauchman said he went out in search of a...

Nationals OF Victor Robles, 21, gets his turn to turn heads

Mar. 25, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Every team has a "next big thing" in the minors, waiting for the chance to dazzle in the majors, and Washington Nationals fans have been hearing about Victor Robles for years. He's an outfielder whose speed fuels his offense and defense. He's shown power, too. "Toolsy" is the way new...

Orioles' Cobbs goes on IL, Cashner likely to start opener

Mar. 25, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles put scheduled opening-day starter Alex Cobb on the 10-day injured list because of a strained right groin. He likely will be replaced by Andrew Cashner for Thursday's game at the New York Yankees. Cobb's last spring training was cut short after one inning Saturday...

Rehabbing Sabathia to open season serving suspension

Mar. 23, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rehabbing Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia will open the regular season on the 25-man roster so he can serve a five-game suspension stemming from last season before being placed on the injured list. Sabathia, retiring after the season, is expected to miss the first two or three turns...

Yankees acquire OF Mike Tauchman from Colorado

Mar. 23, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have acquired outfielder Mike Tauchman from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for left-hander Phillip Diehl. The 28-year-old Tauchman made his major league debut in 2017 and hit just .153 in 59 at-bats in 52 career games with Colorado. Tauchman spent the majority of the...

Yankees' Bird to play Saturday, 3 days after getting hit

Mar. 22, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird is scheduled to play Saturday, three days after getting hit on the right elbow by a pitch from Houston's Wade Miley. "I'm just glad it's good," Bird said Friday. Bird and Luke Voit will likely share time at first base and designated hitter to...

Yankees use prototype treated balls in batting practice

Mar. 22, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees' hitters involved in testing a ball that has undergone a factory rubbing at a factory have issues with the prototype's color. "I was asked what I thought, and I thought it was too dark," outfielder Brett Gardner said. "The ball felt the same coming off the bat. I'd just...

Correction: Verlander Upton Dogs story

Mar. 22, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In a story March 20 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that Verlander and Upton got their dogs from the Houston ASPCA. It should be the Houston SPCA. A corrected version of the story is below: Verlander, Upton unite service dogs with ailing veterans Justin...

Mike Mussina's HOF visit a reminder of his excellence

Mar. 21, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two months after he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Mike Mussina still had a hard time believing his good fortune. "Gratifying is a good word," Mussina said Thursday after touring baseball's shrine to prepare for his July induction. "I'm an example of someone that didn't...

Reaction to the retirement of Japanese star Ichiro Suzuki

Mar. 21, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

Reaction from the baseball world to the retirement of Japanese star Ichiro Suzuki, who played his final game Thursday with the Seattle Mariners against the Oakland Athletics in Tokyo. ___ "He was a superstar when I was in elementary school. I never thought I would be playing with him in my wildest dreams. I had...