Category: Yankees 2020

Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake watches closely (AP)
Posted in Yankees 2020 Yankees Corona virus 2020

Yankees go home says the state of Florida – camp is shut down

 The Yankees knew they were living on borrowed time, even as Florida’s governor insisted on playing chicken with COVID-19. It’s now official – camp is…

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Clint Frazier: New Approach (New York Post)
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Clint Frazier doing all the right things to regain Yankees trust

Clint Frazier’s epiphany hasn’t come easily or with grace. But his awakening did come in time to save his career, and maybe even a job…

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Tyler Wade Clint Frazier still at Yankees camp (Getty Images)
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Tyler Wade: On how a .197 career BA makes him an indispensable Yankee

Tyler Wade will be one of the 26 Yankees heading North whenever the 2020 season gets underway. His main gift – perfecting the art of…

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DJ LeMahieu - Yankees MVP 2019 (Charles Wenzelberg/New York Post)
Posted in MLB Corona Strategy Yankees 2020 Yankees Corona virus 2020

DJ LeMahieu: A creature of habit leans on baseball to “remain sane”

DJ LeMahieu, the consummate baseball rat, is where he knows he belongs in Tampa and close to the Yankees Spring Training complex. Otherwise, he’d go…

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MLB Corona: Look but don't touch (Oregon Live)
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Will the Yankees be the trend-setting organization during this intermission

Will the Yankees, long known as a “class” organization, lead the way in recognizing this is about people’s livelihoods, more than games not played? The…

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Mike Tauchman, New York Yankees Outfielder
Posted in A Baseball Story Yankees 2020 Yankees Roster

Mike Tauchman’s mysterious fall from grace adds concern to Yankees outfield

Mike Tauchman is one of the Yankees pointed to as a reason not to panic when injuries hit this Spring. But one hit in twenty-seven…

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Gary Sanchez, New York Yankees
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Gary Sanchez: The most pampered and doted on player in Yankees history

Gary Sanchez has something going on with a sore back. No problem, Gary. Take a seat for a few days, says master enabler, Aaron Boone….

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Aaron Boone: Yankees Injury Explainer (NY Daily News)
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Yankees: Aaron Boone’s troubling comments on injuries pandemic fall short

Yankees manager Aaron Boone always backs his players. But he missed an opportunity yesterday to educate rather than excuse them in an area where the…

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