(Yankees Manager Aaron Boone – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees are heading to London, ready to take on the Boston Red Sox in the first-ever Major League Baseball games to be played across the pond. The games will be on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. New York time, and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
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Rookie first baseman Pete Alonso of the New York Mets has been named the W.B. Mason National League Player of the Week and All-Star outfielder Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels has been named the W.B. Mason American League Player of the Week.
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Ten Innings At Wrigley: The Wildest Ballgame Ever with Baseball on the Brink
By Kevin Cook
Henry Holt and Company; hardcover, 272 pages; $28.00
There has been a great tradition in baseball writing of books that focus on one game and all that goes into it, with a recent example Power Ball by Rob Neyer, which focused on a game in the past few years between the Houston Astros and Oakland A’s and the systems they employ to win.
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(Gary Sanchez being greeted at home plate after his home run on Wednesday against Tampa Bay – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees enter Saturday night’s game with the Houston Astros one away from tying the franchise’s consecutive games with a home run streak.
Yankees batters have homered in 24 consecutive games, the eighth streak of that length in Major League history. The team record is 25 straight, set from June 1-29, 1941.
Continue reading Yankees Could Make History Saturday Night
(Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)
Finalists for the first-ever Google MLB All-Star Starters Election were announced during Friday night’s MLB Network Showcase telecast of the Yankees hosting the Houston Astros.
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The 10th Anniversary edition of Yankees HOPE Week concluded on Friday afternoon in Brooklyn.
Manager Aaron Boone, along with players Aaron Hicks, DJ LeMahieu, Cameron Maybin and Brooklyn native Adam Ottavino joined Sandra Alfonzo at her “Behind Bars in Brooklyn” bike repair shop in the South Slope section of Brooklyn to surprise a 14-year-old with special needs, Kiko Mina, with his very own adaptive bicycle.
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(DJ LeMahieu greeting Luke Voit on his way back to the dugout after hitting a home run in the fourth inning – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees are in the midst of a homestand that is turning into a major statement to the rest of the league that they are a force to be reckoned with.
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(Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen – Photo by Jason Schott)
A day after the Mets fell into fourth place in the National League East and had one of their toughest losses of the season in Atlanta, capping a series in which the Braves won two out of three, they shook up their coaching staff.
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Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge is set to return on Friday night after two months to recovering from a left oblique strain.
In 20 games this season up to when the injury occurred on a swing against Kansas City on April 20, Judge hit .288 with five home runs and 11 RBI, and when you throw in his 14 walks, he had a .404 on-base percentage, best on the team.
Continue reading Boone Says Judge Is “Ready to go and he’ll impact us in a big way”
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.
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