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New York Yankees mourn the passing for Edward Charles 'Whitey' Ford

October 9, 2020

The New York Yankees mourn the passing of Edward Charles “Whitey” Ford -- one of the greatest players to ever put on the pinstripes -- who passed away peacefully at age 91 at his home in Lake Success, N.Y., surrounded by his wife of 69 years, Joan, son, Eddie, and

Yankees roster move - 10/6/20

October 6, 2020

Earlier today, Major League Baseball reinstated RHP Domingo Germán from the restricted list. The Yankees’ 40-man roster now stands at 40. Germán is not eligible to participate in any postseason series because he was on the restricted list as of this year’s date for postseason eligibility (September 15).

New York Yankees announce 2020 American League Division Series roster

October 5, 2020

Click here for the Yankees roster for the 2020 American League Division Series vs. Tampa Bay at Petco Park.

New York Yankees mourn the passing of former Senior Vice President Of Baseball Operations Mark Newman

September 12, 2020

The New York Yankees mourn the passing of Mark Newman, 71, who, during his Yankees tenure from 1989 through 2014, rose to the position of Yankees’ Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations in 2000 and was an integral part of the Yankees’ success during his time with the team. Under

Tonight's Yankees-Orioles game at Yankee Stadium postponed due to the forecast of persistent inclement weather

Straight doubleheader scheduled tomorrow, September 11, beginning at 4:05 p.m.
September 10, 2020

The New York Yankees – Baltimore Orioles game scheduled for tonight, Thursday, September 10, at Yankee Stadium has been postponed due to the forecast of persistent inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled as the first game (4:05 p.m.) of a straight doubleheader tomorrow, Friday, September 11, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees mourn the passing of Dr. Gene Budig

September 8, 2020

The New York Yankees mourn the passing of Dr. Gene Budig, 81, who, in addition to his many years of distinguished service in higher education, was President of the American League from 1994 through the 1999 season and was instrumental in the establishment and success of the New Era Pinstripe

Yankees roster moves - 8/29/20

August 29, 2020

Earlier today, the Yankees made the following roster moves: · Reinstated INF DJ LeMahieu (#26) from the 10-day injured list. · Optioned INF/OF Miguel Andújar to the Alternate Site.

Yankees roster move - 8/28/20

August 29, 2020

Following Game 2 of today’s doubleheader, the Yankees returned “29th man” OF Estevan Florial to the Alternate Site.

Yankees announce start times and home team designations for this weekend's doubleheaders vs. the New York Mets at Yankee Stadium

The Yankees and Mets will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on Friday
August 26, 2020

Today the Yankees announced the following game times and home team designations for the doubleheaders this weekend vs. the New York Mets at Yankee Stadium. The doubleheader on Friday, August 28, is scheduled to begin at 4:05 p.m. with Game 2 starting approximately 30-45 minutes after the last out of

Yankees acquire C Rob Brantly from San Francisco

August 26, 2020

The New York Yankees announced today that they have acquired C Rob Brantly from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for cash considerations. Brantly, 31, has batted .228 (89-for-391) with 32R, 19 doubles, 7HR, 37RBI and 33BB in 128 games over parts of six Major League seasons with Miami (2012-13),

Yankees roster moves - 8/25/20

August 25, 2020

Prior to tonight’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: · Placed LHP Luis Avilán on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to 8/22) with left shoulder inflammation. · Recalled INF/OF Miguel Andújar (#41) and RHP Brooks Kriske (#82) from the Alternate Site. · Reinstated OF Aaron Judge (#99) from

Yankees roster moves - 8/24/20

August 24, 2020

Earlier today, the Yankees made the following roster moves:

  • Placed LHP James Paxton on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to 8/21) with a left flexor strain.
  • Placed INF Gleyber Torres on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to 8/21) with a left hamstring strain.

Yankees add two players to alternate site

August 18, 2020

The Yankees signed INF Jordy Mercer (#22) to a minor league contract and added him to their 60-man roster on 8/14. Mercer has been assigned to the Yankees’ Alternate Site. Additionally, the Yankees transferred C Wynston Sawyer (#94) to their 60-man roster and assigned him to the Alternate Site today.

Yankees roster moves - 8/17/20

August 17, 2020

Prior to tonight’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves:

  • Returned LHP Aroldis Chapman (#54) from rehab and reinstated him from the injured list.
  • Designated RHP David Hale for assignment.

Yankees roster moves - 8/16/20

August 16, 2020

Prior to tonight’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: · Placed INF DJ LeMahieu on the 10-day injured list with a left thumb sprain. · Recalled INF/OF Miguel Andújar (#41) from the Alternate Site.

Yankees roster moves - 8/9/20

August 9, 2020

Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: · Placed OF Giancarlo Stanton on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain. · Recalled INF Thairo Estrada (#71) from the Alternate Site.

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.