Thursday, June 20, 2019

New Rochelle To Hold Parade For Rivera On July 27

Mariano Rivera.

The City of New Rochelle will be celebrating one of their former residents, the Yankees legendary closer Mariano Rivera and his unanimous selection into the Baseball Hall of Fame, on Saturday, July 27 with a pinstripe parade culminating with a celebration at the  Hudson Park Bandshell.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Sabathia On Meaning Of 250 Wins: "I've been blessed"

CC Sabathia after achieving the milestone victory. Photo by Jason Schott.

CC Sabathia earned the 250th victory of his illustrious career as the Yankees routed the Tampa Bay Rays, 12-1, on Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium to complete a three-game sweep of their division rivals.

CC Gets 250th Win, Yankee Offense Puts On Clinic In Rout Of Rays

Gary Sanchez rounding second base on his home run in the first inning. Photo by Jason Schott.

CC Sabathia earned his 250th victory as the Yankees routed the Tampa Bay Rays, 12-1, on Wednesday afternoon to complete the sweep of this pivotal three-game series at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees (46-27) now lead the Rays by 3-1/2 games in the American League East and they welcome in another contender, the Houston Astros, on Thursday for a four-game set.

Yankees' Formula To Win Has Not Changed

Yankees Manager Aaron Boone. Photo by Jason Schott.

When the Yankees acquired Edwin Encarnacion from Seattle over the weekend, the focus was on the fact that they were adding the the American League leader in home runs (he got his first homer as a Yankee on Tuesday) to a lineup with four other prodigious sluggers, Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Gary Sanchez, and Luke Voit.

Wednesday's HOPE Week Honoree: The Great Olmedini

The Great Olmedini. Photo by Jason Schott.

On Wednesday morning, Yankees pitchers James Paxton, Tommy Kahnle, Chad Green, Luis Cessa, Nestor Cortes Jr. and David Hale surprised HOPE Week honoree The Great Olmedini at his East Harlem apartment, then helped him perform magic tricks for NYC subway passengers on a 4-train bound for Yankee Stadium.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tuesday's HOPE Week Honoree: Runway Heroes

Didi Gregorius, Masahiro Tanaka, and the young models are ready for the runway. All Photos Courtesy of the New York Yankees - All Rights Reserved.

At Tuesday's HOPE Week event, Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman, Yankees General Partner/Vice Chairperson Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal, and players Aroldis Chapman, Didi Gregorius, Masahiro Tanaka, Luis Severino, Domingo Germ├ín and Kendrys Morales joined the founder of Runway Heroes, Rachel Goldman, at the iconic Kleinfeld bridal store in Manhattan where they surprised children with cancer and their families for a fashion show. 

Monday, June 17, 2019

Encarnacion "Can't Wait" To Join Yankees Lineup; "It's going to be fun"

Edwin Encarnacion meeting the media on Monday afternoon. Photo by Jason Schott.

The Yankees made a big move over the weekend, as they acquired first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnaci├│n from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed pitcher Juan Then and cash considerations.