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BATBOY: A Night for our Troops

By Steve Vaccaro – Due to the recent international developments, New York City and Long Island police officials have beefed-up security measures. In a prepared statement, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has told state public safety and emergency response agencies to increase security at critical infrastructure points including Kennedy, LaGuardia Airports and Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn. Mayor Bill de Blasio and ... Read More »

YANKEES SIGN RHP GERRIT COLE TO A NINE-YEAR CONTRACT THROUGH 2028 SEASON

The Yankees announced today that they have signed three-time All-Star right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole to a nine-year contract extending through the 2028 season with a player opt-out following the 2024 season. Cole, 29, finished second in American League Cy Young Award voting in 2019 after going 20-5 with an AL-best 2.50 ERA (212.1IP, 142H, 66R/59ER, 48BB, 326K, 29HR) in 33 starts with ... Read More »

The GG Men (Gleyber Torres and Gio Urshela)

By Ray Negron, Contributing Writer The GG Men were spectacular both on and off the field. The men that I am referring to are Gleyber Torres and Gio Urshela. These two men were my go to guys all season. Throughout my career with the Yankees I have always had my “go to guys.” These are the players that I knew ... Read More »

Yankees-Stonewall Scholars to be Announced and Introduced on Wednesday at The Stonewall Inn

The recipients of the 2019 Yankees-Stonewall scholarships will be announced and introduced on Wednesday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m., at The Stonewall Inn. The announcement will be made during a speaking program which will include Yankees President Randy Levine, Yankees Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian Cashman, Yankees Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager Jean Afterman, Yankees Senior Vice President of ... Read More »

Schedule of Events for 2019 Yankees Opening Day

2019 Opening Day Schedule of Events Thursday, March 28, 2019   8:00 a.m.: Yankee Stadium press gate (located adjacent to Gate 4) and Ruppert Plaza parking garage open 9:00-10:00 a.m.: Yankees clubhouse open 9:30-10:30 a.m.: Orioles clubhouse open 10:20-11:20 a.m.: Yankees batting practice 10:20 a.m.: Manager Aaron Boone in Press Conference Room 11:00 a.m.: All Gates open to ticketholders 11:05 ... Read More »

Yankees to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of HOPE Week in 2019

YANKEES TO CELEBRATE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF HOPE WEEK IN 2019 — PREGAME CEREMONIES ON FRIDAY, MARCH 8, AT STEINBRENNER FIELD TO HONOR GIGI’S PLAYHOUSE TAMPA — AWARD-WINNING COMMUNITY EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE THIS SEASON FROM JUNE 17-21   The New York Yankees are proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of HOPE Week (Helping Others Persevere & Excel) in 2019, announcing ... Read More »

YANKEES ANNOUNCE GATE OPENING TIMES­ AND SECURITY PROCEDURES FOR 2019 SPRING TRAINING GAMES AT STEINBRENNER FIELD

To provide fans the opportunity to watch Yankees batting practice prior to home spring training games, Steinbrenner Field will open its right field gate to those with valid tickets beginning three hours prior to the scheduled first pitch of that day or evening’s game. The right field gate is accessible via the main plaza in front of the stadium as ... Read More »

YANKEES SIGN OUTFIELDER AARON HICKS TO SEVEN-YEAR CONTRACT

The New York Yankees today announced that they have signed outfielder Aaron Hicks to a seven-year contract extending through the 2025 season, with a club option for the 2026 season. This contract replaces his one-year contract for 2019 that was previously announced on January 11. Over the last two seasons (2017-18), Hicks has posted a .838 OPS with a .368 ... Read More »