Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Books: "Swimming For Sunlight" By Allie Larkin

Swimming For Sunlight: A Novel
By Allie Larkin
Atria; trade paperback original; $16.99; available Tuesday, April 23

Allie Larkin is the internationally bestselling author of the novels Stay and Why Can't I Be You, and her new novel, Swimming for Sunlight, focuses on Katie Ellis and her anxious rescue dog, Barkimedes, who move back to her Florida hometown to rebuild her life.

Monday, April 22, 2019

A Look Back At Gleyber Torres' Yankees Debut

Gleyber Torres.

On this date one year ago, the Yankees called up their top prospect, infielder Gleyber Torres. 

This was a very consequential a move made by the Yankees, who were 10-9 at the time, and he was a big part of why they went on to win 100 games in the regular season.

Yankees Release Gio Gonzalez; Sign Brad Miller

Gio Gonzalez.

On Monday morning, the Yankees released left-handed pitcher Gio Gonzalez from his minor league contract. He will not be added to the Yankees’ 25-man roster and is now a free agent.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Yankees Highlight Groundbreaking Sustainability Initiatives

Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Jason Schott.

On Sunday, ahead of Earth Day, the Yankees highlighted their current sustainability initiatives and celebrated that they are the first major North American sports team to join the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework.

Yankees' Lineup Rewards Boone's Confidence

The Yankees celebrate their win on Sunday. Photo by Jason Schott.

Yankees Manager Aaron Boone is known for his optimism, that he will always believe his players can win no matter how much adversity they are facing or who he is penciling in as the starting nine.

Judge's Bat & Leadership Will Be Hard To Replace

Aaron Judge. Photo by Jason Schott.

Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge was placed on the injury list with a left oblique strain on Sunday morning.

Judge is now the 13th Yankee to go on the IL as he suffered the oblique injury on a swing in the sixth inning of Saturday's 9-2 win over Kansas City.

MLS Road Report: NYCFC Earns First Win; Red Bulls Fall To Revs

NYCFC celebrates a goal on Sunday. @NYCFC.

This weekend, the MLS locals were on the road again, with New York City Football Club earning their first win of the season, 2-0, over D.C. United on Sunday afternoon, while the Red Bulls fell to New England 1-0 on Saturday.