Yankees Injury Update: Didi Gregorius Takes a Big Step in His Recovery

TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk on Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17. “It was good,” Gregorius said. Playing against Detroit Tigers minor leaguers and in front of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner, Gregorius singled twice […]

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Yankees Say Miguel Andujar Will Have Season-Ending Surgery

Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar, the runner-up in voting for the American League Rookie of the Year Award last season, has decided to have season-ending surgery, after nearly six weeks of trying to rehabilitate and then to play through a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder. Chris Ahmad, the Yankees’ head physician, will perform the surgery on Andujar, 24, on […]

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Against Quality Competition, the Yankees Just Can’t Win

PHOENIX — That the Yankees have 17 wins given all their injuries — a major-league-leading 13 players are on the injured list — feels like a minor miracle. Even with a depleted roster, the Yankees have beaten healthier squads such as the Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels and San Francisco Giants. There is a common theme, though, […]

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Aaron Judge Is Everywhere for the Yankees, Except on the Field

SAN FRANCISCO — Before Saturday’s game against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park here, all of the Yankees hitters jammed into a cramped back room in the visitors’ clubhouse to go over the game plan against the opposing pitching staff. Nestled in the back was Aaron Judge. Judge has not swung a bat in over a week and won’t […]

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Mets Bid Travis d’Arnaud Adieu, Then Beat Brewers

With the visiting Brewers on the verge of a sweep and his team having fallen to a .500 record after one month, Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen announced Sunday that the reserve catcher Travis d’Arnaud had been designated for assignment. It was not unexpected. D’Arnaud, who played in seven seasons with the Mets after being acquired in the 2012 […]

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For the Yankees, Even the ‘Next Guy Up’ Is Plenty Dangerous

Six franchises have won the World Series in the decade since the Yankees’ last title, and three of those teams appear on their schedule this month. The Kansas City Royals (2015 champions) visit the Bronx this weekend. The Houston Astros (2017) swept the Yankees last week, and this week the Yankees swept the Boston Red Sox, who have gone from […]

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Gary Sanchez Becomes 12th Yankees Player to Join Injured List

Maybe there is such a thing as an injury bug. Before Friday’s game, the wounded Yankees placed catcher Gary Sanchez, their best power hitter through the first two weeks of the season, on the 10-day injured list. Sanchez is the Yankees’ 12th player on the injured list, the most in the major leagues. Although he was dealing with what he […]

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