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Additional Yankees roster moves - 8/8/20

August 8, 2020

After Game 1 of today’s doubleheader the Yankees made the following roster moves:

  • Optioned INF Thairo Estrada to the Alternate Site.
  • Recalled RHP Ben Heller (#61) from the Alternate Site.

Yankees roster moves - 8/1/20 

August 1, 2020

Prior to tonight’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: · Reinstated RHP Masahiro Tanaka (#19) from the injured list. · Designated C Chris Iannetta for assignment.

Yankees roster moves - 7/31/20

July 31, 2020

Prior to tonight’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: · Recalled LHP Jordan Montgomery (#47) from the Alternate Site. · Placed RHP Tommy Kahnle on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to 7/28) with a right ulnar collateral ligament injury.

Yankees sign LHP Fernando Abad

July 25, 2020

The Yankees signed LHP Fernando Abad (#63) to a minor league contract and added him to their 60-man roster on 7/23. Abad has been assigned to the Yankees’ Alternate Training Site. Abad attended spring training with the Nationals as a non-roster invitee, tossing 4.1 scoreless innings and allowing 1H over

Yankees to wear commemorative patch to honor Henry G. 'Hank' Steinbrenner

July 22, 2020

To commemorate the life and recognize the passing of former General Partner / Co-Chairperson Henry G. “Hank” Steinbrenner, the Yankees will don a uniform patch for the 2020 season. Mr. Steinbrenner passed away on April 14, at his home in Clearwater, Fla., from a longstanding health issue. He was 63.

Clarke Schmidt wins 2020 James P. Dawson Award

July 21, 2020

The New York Yankees today announced that right-handed pitcher Clarke Schmidt is the recipient of the 2020 James P. Dawson Award, given annually to the most outstanding Yankees rookie in spring training. Schmidt, 24, made four official spring training appearances (one start), posting a 2.57 ERA (7.0IP, 2ER) with 8K.

Yankees Roster Moves - 7.16.20

July 16, 2020

Earlier today, the Yankees reassigned the following players to the Spring Training Alternate Site: · RHP Domingo Acevedo · RHP Daniel Álvarez · RHP Luis Gil · C Max McDowell · RHP Luis Medina · RHP Adonis Rosa · RHP Alexander Vizcaíno

Yankees 2021 Regular Season Schedule

July 9, 2020

Earlier today, Major League Baseball released the 2021 regular season schedule. Please find some Yankees schedule notes and highlights below.

2020 60-Game New York Yankees Schedule Announced

July 6, 2020

The New York Yankees have announced their 60-game schedule for the 2020 regular season.

Yankees Transactions - 6/28/20

June 28, 2020

Earlier today, the Yankees made the following roster moves: • Placed RHP Luis Severino on the 60-day injured list (recovering from “Tommy John” surgery performed on 2/27/20) • Signed INF Matt Duffy (#18) to a minor league contract • Signed C Max McDowell (#78) to a minor league contract •

Yankees sign 2020 first-round selection C Austin Wells

June 26, 2020

The Yankees have signed their first-round pick (28th overall) C Austin Wells out of the University of Arizona. Wells, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound catcher, hit .357/.476/.560 (99-for-277) with 85R, 21 doubles, 7 triples, 7HR, 74RBI and 63BB in 71 games over two seasons at the University of Arizona. During his pandemic-shortened

Joint statement from the New York Yankees and New York Mets

June 24, 2020

“The Yankees and Mets have been in touch with Governor Cuomo’s office today and will work with the N.Y. State Health Department on a continuing basis to coordinate the return of players from Florida to train in New York next week. Our two teams, as well as the State Health

Statement from the New York Yankees re: Potential Spring Training resumption at Yankee Stadium

June 20, 2020

As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this afternoon, the New York Yankees will hold a potential spring training resumption at Yankee Stadium. We will continue to follow Major League Baseball’s guidelines and protocols, and we will vigilantly work with Governor Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio and their health authorities, as

Yankees Select C Austin Wells on the First Day of the 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 11, 2020

With their first-round selection (28th overall) of the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, the New York Yankees selected C Austin Wells out of the University of Arizona. Wells, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound catcher, hit .357/.476/.560 (99-for-277) with 85R, 21 doubles, 7 triples, 7HR, 74RBI and 63BB in 71 games

Yankees celebrate New York's legacy of Pride

Second annual Yankees-Stonewall scholarships awarded to five New York City public school students
June 10, 2020

In recognition of Pride Month, the New York Yankees today announced that for the second straight year, the Yankees-Stonewall Scholars Initiative has awarded scholarships to five New York City Public School seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement, a commitment to equality and impactful support for the LGBTQ community. The initiative

Statements re: the passing of Bob Watson

May 15, 2020

STATEMENT FROM THE NEW YORK YANKEES: “Bob Watson was a devoted and deeply respected steward to the game of baseball who left an indelible mark on a countless number of people and organizations during his lifetime of service to our national pastime. His groundbreaking contributions are forever woven into Yankees

New York Yankees mourn the passing of Henry G. "Hank" Steinbrenner

April 14, 2020

The New York Yankees mourn the passing of General Partner and Co-Chairperson Henry G. “Hank” Steinbrenner, who passed away earlier today at his home in Clearwater, Fla., from a longstanding health issue. Mr. Steinbrenner was 63. “Hank was a genuine and gentle spirit who treasured the deep relationships he formed

Yankees Roster Moves - 3/26/20

March 26, 2020

Earlier today, the Yankees made the following roster moves:

  • Optioned INF Thairo Estrada, RHP Ben Heller and RHP Michael King to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  • Optioned RHP Deivi García to Double-A Trenton.

Statement by the New York Yankees

March 17, 2020

We can confirm that a second minor league player from our Player Development complex has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. While under self-quarantine, the player reported fatigue and an elevated body temperature to Yankees medical personnel. The test was administered on Sunday, and the player returned to self-quarantine following

Statement from the New York Yankees

RE: COVID-19-related update and information
March 13, 2020

Yesterday Major League Baseball announced the suspension of spring training games and a delay of at least two weeks to the start of the 2020 regular season due to the national emergency created by the Coronavirus pandemic. The Yankees fully support this decision and will continue to proactively monitor current

Yankees name RHP Deivi García and 1B Chris Gittens winners of the 2019 Kevin Lawn 'Pitcher Of The Year' And 'Player Of The Year' Awards

March 6, 2020

The New York Yankees announced today that right-handed pitcher Deivi García and first baseman Chris Gittens were named winners of the 2019 Kevin Lawn Award as the Yankees’ minor league “Pitcher of the Year” and “Player of the Year,” respectively. The two players will receive their awards prior to tonight's

Yankees announce 'Deep to Left with Bucky Dent' podcast

Second entry in Yankees Magazine Podcast Network to launch March 3
March 2, 2020

The New York Yankees today announced the launch of Deep to Left with Bucky Dent, the second entry in the Yankees Magazine Podcast Network, joining the Yankees Magazine Podcast, which launched in 2017. It will be a conversation-style show, with Bucky Dent -- the author of one of the most

Yankees announce 2020 promotional schedule

Tickets for promotional dates available via general public on-sale on Mon., Feb. 24 at 10 a.m.
February 21, 2020

In advance of the general public on-sale for individual game tickets, which will begin on Mon., Feb. 24, at 10:00 a.m., the New York Yankees have announced the 2020 Promotional Schedule, which will include the 74th Old-Timers' Day (Sun., Aug. 9) and seven collectible bobbleheads. The schedule also features a

Yankees announce on-sale dates for 2020 regular season individual-game tickets

Mastercard presale today through Sunday online at yankees.com; general public on-sale to begin Monday, Feb. 24, at 10 a.m.
February 20, 2020

Tickets for individual Yankees games at Yankee Stadium during the 2020 regular season will be made available to the public through an exclusive Mastercard® presale online at yankees.com and yankeesbeisbol.com, and via Ticketmaster TTY at (800) 943-4327 from today at 10:00 a.m. through Sunday, Feb. 23, at 10:00 p.m. During

Yankees Sign RHP Chad Bettis

February 16, 2020

The Yankees today announced they have signed RHP Chad Bettis to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training. Bettis will wear #34. Bettis, 30, spent the 2019 season with Colorado, going 1-6 with one save and a 6.08 ERA (63.2IP, 43ER) in 39 games (three