(Giancarlo Stanton at bat during Sunday’s game against Baltimore – Photo by Jason Schott)
On Monday morning, the Yankees announced the shocking news that left fielder Giancarlo Stanton placed Stanton on the 10-day injured list with a left biceps strain and recalled Clint Frazier from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Continue reading Yankees Place Stanton On Injured List
There are three new, compelling novels out this week: A Lily in the Light by Kristin Fields; The Affairs Of The Falcóns by Melissa Rivero; and Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton.
Continue reading BrooklynFans Of Books: New Novels From Fields, Rivero, & Dalton
(Baltimore’s Renato Nunez about to touch the plate on his first inning home run – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Baltimore Orioles jumped out to an early lead against Yankees starter J.A. Happ and, despite a furious Yankee comeback, held on for a 7-5 win on Sunday night to take two of three in the opening weekend series.
Continue reading Not a Happ-Y Day For Yankees As Orioles Win Opening Series
(Photo by Jason Schott)
Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge is entering his third full major league season, and it is clear that he is the leader of the team by what he says about what the team has to do this season to build on what they achieved the past two seasons.
Continue reading Judge Sets The Tone Early On What Yankees Have To Do In 2018
(Danny Royer of the Red Bulls battles Chicago’s Bastian Schweinsteiger – @NewYorkRedBulls)
It was a tough weekend for the New York-area MLS teams on the road, as the Red Bulls lost a tough one to the Chicago Fire, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon, while NYCFC lost 4-0 to Toronto FC on Friday night.
Continue reading MLS Road Report: Red Bulls Crushed In Chicago; NYCFC Trounced in Toronto
(Shamorie Ponds during St. John’s NCAA Tournament game on March 20 – @StJohnsBball)
While the nation was watching March Madness on Thursday night, St. John’s star point guard Shamorie Ponds announced on Instagram that he will be entering the NBA Draft, leaving the school after three seasons.
Continue reading St. John’s Ponds Declares For NBA Draft
(Giancarlo Stanton during his press conference on Wednesday – All photos by Jason Schott)
Giancarlo Stanton experienced everything possible in his first year with the Yankees: excitement when he was acquired, boos from the home crowds on Opening Day and well into the season, followed by an up-and-down performance as he got adjusted to the American League, and concluding with a tough playoff series against the Boston Red Sox.
Continue reading Stanton All Set For Second Season With Bombers
(Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar on Wednesday – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees made the following roster moves ahead of Thursday afternoon’s Opening Day game against the Baltimore Orioles:
Continue reading Yankees Opening Day Roster
The Mets announced their final roster moves ahead of Opening Day on Thursday afternoon, most notably that first baseman Pete Alonso is on the team to start the season.
Continue reading Mets Announce Opening Day Roster, Which Includes Alonso
(Gary Sanchez in the batting cage with Yankee Stadium decked out for Opening Day – all photos by Jason Schott)
“Happy New Year’s Eve” is how Yankees Manager Aaron Boone greeted the media on Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium as the team worked out ahead of Opening Day.
The Yankees will open the season against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday at 1:00 p.m.
Continue reading Boone On Yankees Ahead Of Opener: “This is a hungry team”