(David Villa – courtesy NYCFC)
New York City Football Club is losing its first-ever player, as their Captain David Villa will leave the team at the end of his contract on December 31, 2018.
Villa spent four glorious years with NYCFC, in which he scored 80 goals in 124 MLS matches.
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The Yankees made another move to solidify their starting rotation on Monday, as they claimed right-hander Parker Bridwell off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels.
Bridwell, 27, went 1-0 with a 17.55 ERA (6.2IP, 13ER) in five games (one start) with the Angels in 2018. He spent the majority of the season on the minor league disabled list, but also made six starts with Triple-A Salt Lake, going 1-1 with an 8.68 ERA (28.0IP, 27ER).
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Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman entered this offseason vowing to bolster their starting rotation, and he made major progress on that Monday night.
The Yankees acquired left-hander James Paxton from Seattle in exchange for three prospects LHP Justus Sheffield, RHP Erik Swanson and OF Dom Thompson-Williams. Sheffield was the top prospect in their system, brought over from Cleveland in the Andrew Miller trader in 2016.
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(CC Sabathia – @Yankees)
CC Sabathia is coming home. The Yankees announced on Wednesday afternoon that they have re-signed the veteran left-hander to a one-year contract for the 2019 season.
Sabathia, 38, has spent 10 seasons with the Yankees since he came here in 2009, when he helped lead them to their last World Championship.
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(Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees announced on Tuesday that the organization made a $100,000 donation to support the relief efforts associated with Hurricane Michael. The contributions include $50,000 to the American Red Cross and $50,000 to the Salvation Army.
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(Aaron Judge in the batting cage this past July – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees’ offense in their 100-win regular season showed signs of being one of the greatest offenses in team history.
They hit a franchise-record 267 home runs, with five players hitting 27 or more homers, including 38 from Giancarlo Stanton to lead the team in his first year in pinstripes.
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(Aaron Boone on Friday afternoon at Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)
Yankees Manager Aaron Boone had a successful season in his first year at the helm, navigating his team to 100 wins in the regular season as they dealt with injuries to slugger Aaron Judge and the pitching staff.
In the playoffs, they beat the Oakland A’s in the Wild Card Game, but they lost in four games to the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS.
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(Yankee Stadium on Friday morning – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees season ended on Tuesday night when they lost to the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS. The Yankees won 100 games in the regular season, then beat the Oakland A’s in the one-game Wild Card playoff before losing to Boston in four games.
Yankees Manager Aaron Boone and General Manager Brian Cashman held their farewell press conferences on Friday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
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(Yankees Manager Aaron Boone)
The Yankees suffered the worst playoff loss in their franchise’s history on Monday night, as they lost, 16-1, to Boston in Game 3 of the ALDS.
Trailing 2-1 in the series, the Yankees are sending veteran CC Sabathia to the mound for Game 4 on Tuesday night in the hopes of keeping the series going. Boston is sending 17-game winner Rick Porcello to the mound to try to end the series.
Yankees Manager Aaron Boone addressed the media on Tuesday afternoon ahead of Game 4, and here is what he had to say:
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(Nathan Eovaldi – @RedSox)
The Red Sox rolled to a 16-1 win over the Yankees, in Game 3 of the ALDS on Monday night at Yankee Stadium.
Boston now leads the series, 2-1, and they can close it out at The Stadium Tuesday night.
This was the largest margin of defeat for the Yankees in a postseason game, 15 runs. It was also the largest defeat by a home team in Major League postseason history.
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