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Yankees sign LHP Justin Wilson

February 23, 2021

The New York Yankees announced today that they have signed LHP Justin Wilson to a one-year contract for the 2021 season with a player option for 2022. If the player option is declined, there is a club option for 2022. If the player option is exercised, there is an additional

Yankees re-sign outfielder Brett Gardner

February 23, 2021

The New York Yankees announced today that they have re-signed OF Brett Gardner to a one-year contract for the 2021 season with a player option for 2022. If the player option is declined, there is a club option for 2022. Gardner, 37, hit .223 (29-for-130) with 20R, 5 doubles, 1

Yankees announce non-roster invitees to 2021 Spring Training

February 17, 2021

The New York Yankees announced today that they have invited 32 players to 2021 Major League spring training. The number of players scheduled to report to spring training is 72. Of the group, 20 players were signed (or re-signed) to minor league contracts for the 2021 season: RHP Kyle Barraclough,

New York Yankees create Diversity and Inclusion Committee, announce historic partnership program with CUNY

February 16, 2021

The New York Yankees today announced the creation of the New York Yankees Diversity and Inclusion Committee to identify, engage and address issues related to equality, racial justice and inclusivity. The formalization of this Committee, which took place in September, was the result of an extended period of planning and

Yankees Roster Move - 2/12/21

February 12, 2021

Earlier today, RHP Ben Heller was released from the 40-man roster.

Statement from the New York Yankees Re: Governor Cuomo's Announcement to Reopen Stadiums and Arenas in New York

February 10, 2021

“Governor Cuomo’s announcement today is an encouraging first step. We thank the governor for his leadership, and we will continue to engage his office in productive dialogue moving forward. The safety of everyone who enters Yankee Stadium remains our top priority, and we will work diligently and in lock-step with

Yankees sign RHP Darren O'Day

February 10, 2021

The New York Yankees announced today that they have signed RHP Darren O’Day to a one-year contract extending through the 2021 season with a player option for 2022. If the player option is declined, there is a club option for 2022. O’Day, 38, was 4-0 with a 1.10 ERA (16.1IP,

Statement from the New York Yankees

Re: Yankee Stadium becoming Covid-19 vaccination site for the people of the Bronx
January 29, 2021

“The New York Yankees are honored to participate in this partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo, the State of New York, Mayor Bill De Blasio, the City of New York and SOMOS Community Care to open Yankee Stadium to provide vaccines to the people of the Bronx. The Yankees are committed

Yankees sign RHP Corey Kluber

January 27, 2021

The New York Yankees announced today that they have signed two-time Cy Young Award winner RHP Corey Kluber to a one-year contract. Kluber, 34, made just one start in 2020, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning for Texas before being removed with tightness behind his right shoulder that was later diagnosed as

Yankees re-sign infielder DJ LeMahieu

January 27, 2021

The New York Yankees announced today that they have re-signed INF DJ LeMahieu to a six-year contract extending through the 2026 season. LeMahieu, 32, earned his second career batting title in 2020, leading the Majors with a .364 batting average. With his NL-leading .348 batting average for Colorado in 2016,

Yankees acquire a player to be named later or cash considerations from Boston

January 25, 2021

The New York Yankees announced today that they have acquired a player to be named later or cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for RHP Adam Ottavino and RHP Frank German. Ottavino, 35, went 2-3 with a 5.89 ERA (18.1IP, 12ER) and 25K in a team-high 24

Yankees acquire RHP Jameson Taillon

January 24, 2021

The New York Yankees announced today that they have acquired RHP Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for RHP Roansy Contreras, INF Maikol Escotto, OF Canaan Smith and RHP Miguel Yajure. Taillon, 29, last pitched in 2019, going 2-3 with a 4.10 ERA (37.1IP, 17ER) and 30K in

Yankees agree to terms with eight players

January 15, 2021

The Yankees have agreed to terms with OF Clint Frazier, RHP Chad Green, OF Aaron Judge, LHP Jordan Montgomery, C Gary Sánchez, INF Gleyber Torres, INF Gio Urshela and INF Luke Voit on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts, thus avoiding arbitration.

Yankees acquire Greg Allen from San Diego

January 7, 2021

On Wednesday (January 6), the New York Yankees acquired OF Greg Allen from the San Diego Padres in exchange for LHP James Reeves. Allen, 27, has batted .239 (133-for-557) with 77R, 22 doubles, 6 triples, 8HR, 57RBI and 32SB in 221 games over parts of four Major League seasons (2017-20

Statement from the New York Yankees, the Steinbrenner family and Yankees president Randy Levine re: Yankees mourn the passing of public relations legend Howard Rubenstein

December 29, 2020

“The Yankees organization mourns the passing of public relations legend Howard Rubenstein, who was a trusted friend and confidant to George Steinbrenner and the Steinbrenner family for more than four decades. Howard's contributions to the Yankees took many forms over the years, and his positive effect on the course of

Yankees support local small businesses in area around Yankee Stadium with all purchases being donated to local community groups

Team continues holiday season of Bronx community outreach and assistance
December 22, 2020

The Yankees today announced their economic support of local businesses in the 161st Street corridor around Yankee Stadium by funding the purchase of local goods and services, with all items being selected by and provided to local community groups that serve Bronx residents in need. As part of the Yankees’

Yankees Agree to Terms with RHP Luis Cessa and RHP Ben Heller / Non-Tender RHP Jonathan Holder

December 2, 2020

Today, the Yankees agreed to terms on one-year contracts with RHP Luis Cessa and RHP Ben Heller, thus avoiding arbitration. Additionally, the Yankees have non-tendered RHP Jonathan Holder.

Statement from the New York Yankees

RE: The passing of Pat Quinn
November 23, 2020

“The Yankees are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Pat Quinn, who touched the lives of so many with his bravery and determination to fund a cure and raise awareness for the disease that took his life. In getting to know Pat over the years since his diagnosis,

Yankees Roster Moves - 11/20/20

November 20, 2020

Earlier today, the Yankees made the following roster moves:

  • Added RHP Roansy Contreras, RHP Yoendrys Gomez, INF Oswald Peraza and RHP Alexander Vizcaíno to the Major League roster. Contreras, 21, is 16-11 with a 3.25 ERA (249.1IP, 209H, 111R/90ER, 74BB, 207K, 19HR) in 50 appearances (47 starts) over three

New York Yankees to provide Thanksgiving food vouchers to Bronx residents

November 20, 2020

The New York Yankees and Krasdale Foods will again team up to hold their annual Thanksgiving Food Voucher Giveaway with the help of Food Bank For New York City as approximately 4,000 $25 food vouchers will be distributed to Bronx residents to assist local families in preparing their Thanksgiving meals.

Statements from the New York Yankees RE: Kim Ng being hired as Miami Marlins general manager

November 13, 2020

FROM BRIAN CASHMAN, YANKEES SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER: “I was truly excited for Kim when I learned that she had been named General Manager of the Miami Marlins. It is wonderful seeing people accomplish their stated goals, and this has been a dream of hers for as long

New York Yankees announce new Minor League affiliation structure

November 7, 2020

The New York Yankees today announced changes to their minor league affiliation structure as a result of the expiration of the Professional Baseball Agreement (between Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball) and the creation of the Prospect Development Pipeline, a collaborative effort between MLB and USA Baseball to establish

Yankees Transactions - 10/29/20

October 30, 2020

On Thursday, the Yankees exercised their 2022 club option for LHP Zack Britton and declined their 2021 options for OF Brett Gardner and LHP J.A. Happ.

Yankees roster move - 10/27/20

October 27, 2020

Earlier today, the Yankees outrighted C Wynston Sawyer off the Major League roster and onto the roster of Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

New York Yankees partner with Board of Elections in the city of New York to host Bronx poll worker training at Yankee Stadium

October 19, 2020

The New York Yankees today announced that they have partnered with the Board of Elections in the City of New York to host Bronx poll worker training on four consecutive days from Tuesday, October 20, through Friday, October 23, in the Great Hall at Yankee Stadium. On a yearly basis,