Former New York Yankees pitching prospect Domingo Acevedo’s big-league shot is coming Monday. FanSided’s Robert Murray reports “Pitcher Domingo Acevedo is being called up by the Oakland A’s. Introducing Yankees Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text message directly with beat writers A a hard-throwing right-hander, Acevedo finished the 2016 season as the Yankees’ No.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:43 pm
Brett Gardner is the cog in the outfield. Both Andujar and Frazier could be kept on the 26-man roster if Gardner and Hicks were both gone. Andujar could be a back up at any corner position, infield or outfield, and a DH.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:37 pm
A hot Yankees team needs to seize the opportunity ahead of them with the Boston Red Sox coming up on their schedule.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:09 pm
DJ LeMahieu talks about seeing the Yankees three game winning streak come to an end. LeMahieu belted his 5th homer of the season but it wasn’t enough, as Tony Kemp’s three-run shot in the 6th inning gave the A’s the lead for good. LeMahieu: ‘We had the lead, they hit a homer, I thought we would come back one way or another but we just couldn’t put anything together’.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:45 pm
Gerrit Cole still isn’t sure what to expect when the league begins its crackdown on sticky substances. On Tuesday, Cole will become the first Yankee pitcher to see for himself. Cole will take the mound against Kansas City for the Yankees’ first game after the new rules on foreign substances go into effect.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:12 pm
Introducing Yankees Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text message directly with beat writers The Yankees had been playing Chris Gittens at first base until Luke Voit’s return Tuesday, and likely contemplating an eventual move to first for DJ LeMahieu, something that doesn’t seem particularly appealing if the former batting title winner isn’t slugging.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:11 pm
It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? It seemed like it would be a good idea to wait for the ebb and flow of the Yankees’ season to calm down a little before bringing FanPost Friday back. The last time we did one of these, the campaign had just begun and Jay Bruce was still the Yankees’ first baseman.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:00 pm
The Red Sox dropped a dismal 7-3 loss to the Royals on Sunday, which could easily be erased from fans’ memories if the Red Sox go on a run over the next week. The Red Sox have a slate of highly impactful games looming before Sunday, including a three-game series apiece against both the Yankees and Rays. Here’s a closer look at both.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 11:42 am
The Buffalo Bills want a new football stadium in upstate New York. The New York Yankees will help make that happen. The Associated Press reports the Bills are pursuing plans to build a new stadium to replace their aging facility, and have selected a company controlled by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the New York Yankees to represent them in negotiations, per VenuesNow.com.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 9:23 am
Al Leiter was a big deal. But nothing like what Jack Leiter will be this summer. Al Leiter was a second-round pick by the New York Yankees in 1984.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 9:15 am
RotoWire: In a move that almost certainly sets up the return of Luke Voit, the Yankees demoted first baseman Chris Gittens back to Triple-A after Sunday afternoon’s victory. Called up on June 5th with Voit on the shelf and Mike Ford ineffective, Gittens didn’t end up making much of an impression, as he hit just . with one homer in 10 games.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 9:00 am
With the Yankees’ offense unable to break through against Oakland’s left-hander Sean Manaea until the sixth inning on Sunday afternoon, it was up to New York’s southpaw Jordan Montgomery to keep his team in the game. Even after allowing a booming home run in the first, Montgomery did just that, buckling down for 5.1 strong frames of three-hit ball with six strikeouts.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:19 am
Matt Olson brought an appetite to the Big Apple over Father’s Day Weekend.
Posted: June 20, 2021, 9:39 pm
Here’s what happened in Mets Land on Saturday, in case you missed it…
Posted: June 20, 2021, 2:23 pm
Six innings after a shard of his broken bat hit Gio Urshela in the right eye, he saw a fastball clearly enough to hit a go-ahead home run. Urshela’s eighth-inning drive off Jesus Luzardo landed in the netting above Monument Park beyond center field and helped the New York Yankees rally from a three-run deficit in a 7-5 victory Saturday that stopped the Oakland Athletics’ seven-game winning streak. Urshela’s bat splinted as he grounded into a double play in the second inning.
Posted: June 19, 2021, 9:02 pm
Brad Johnson covers the latest home run news including a big week from Fernando Tatis Jr., fresh injuries, and a spotlight on Ryan Mountcastle. (John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: June 19, 2021, 8:04 pm
Giancarlo Stanton singles on a line drive to right field and Aaron Judge scores, tying the game at four in the bottom of the 7th inning
Posted: June 19, 2021, 7:40 pm
Tony Kemp … the new Babe Ruth?
Posted: June 19, 2021, 5:41 pm
James Kaprielian was traded by the Yankees to the A’s in 2017, but Friday night’s win wasn’t personal.
Posted: June 19, 2021, 3:14 am