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Brian Cashman statement on Ichiro

March 21, 2019

STATEMENT FROM YANKEES SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER BRIAN CASHMAN: "Ichiro Suzuki is one of the greatest baseball players the world has ever seen. He has been married to this game for virtually his entire life -- refining and perfecting his craft -- and the relationship has been a

Yankees and Legends Hospitality unveil 2019 Yankee Stadium dining menu available to all fans

Yankees to continue to provide guests social gathering spaces and creative ballpark food
March 20, 2019

The New York Yankees today unveiled numerous new exciting dining options which will be available to all Yankee Stadium guests throughout the 2019 season, beginning with the Yankees’ home opener on Thursday, March 28 vs. the Baltimore Orioles. Additionally, the Yankees continue their focus on providing social gathering spaces that

Yankees sign LHP Gio Gonzalez 

March 20, 2019

The New York Yankees announced today that they have signed two-time All-Star LHP Gio Gonzalez to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training. Gonzalez, 33, combined to go 10-11 with a 4.21 ERA (171.0IP, 167H, 84R/80ER, 80BB, 148K, 17HR) in 32 starts with the Washington

Yankees name RHP Michael King and INF Brandon Wagner winners of the 2018 Kevin Lawn “Pitcher of the Year” and “Player of the Year” awards

March 16, 2019

The New York Yankees announced today that right-handed pitcher Michael King and infielder Brandon Wagner were named winners of the 2018 Kevin Lawn Award as the Yankees’ minor league “Pitcher of the Year” and “Player of the Year,” respectively. The two players received their awards prior to today's Yankees game

Yankees roster moves - 3/10/19

March 10, 2019

Prior to today’s game, the Yankees optioned RHP Albert Abreu to Double-A Trenton.

Yankees to celebrate 10th anniversary of HOPE Week in 2019

Award-winning community event will take place from June 17-21
March 6, 2019

The New York Yankees are proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of HOPE Week (Helping Others Persevere & Excel) in 2019, announcing the return of the community event for the 11th consecutive season. The award-winning initiative is a unique week-long community program that brings to light remarkable stories intended to

Tuesday's Yankees-Phillies game at Steinbrenner Field canceled

February 26, 2019

Tuesday’s Yankees-Phillies spring training game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa has been canceled due to inclement weather and will not be rescheduled. Fans who purchased tickets at the Steinbrenner Field box office may exchange them for another 2019 Yankees home spring training game or return their tickets for

Yankees sign outfielder Aaron Hicks to seven-year contract

February 25, 2019

The New York Yankees announced Monday that they have signed outfielder Aaron Hicks to a seven-year contract extending through the 2025 season, with a club option for the 2026 season. This contract replaces his one-year contract for 2019 that was previously announced on January 11. Over the last two seasons

Yankees announce gate times and security procedures for 2019 Spring Training games at Steinbrenner Field  

February 24, 2019

To provide fans the opportunity to watch Yankees batting practice prior to home spring training games, Steinbrenner Field will open its right field gate to those with valid tickets beginning three hours prior to the scheduled first pitch of that day or evening’s game. The right field gate is accessible

Yankees announce 2019 promotional schedule

Tickets for promotional dates available via general public on-sale on Monday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m.
February 22, 2019

In advance of the general public on-sale for individual game tickets, which will begin on Mon., Feb. 25, at 10 a.m., the New York Yankees have announced the 2019 Promotional Schedule, which will include the 73rd Old-Timers' Day (Sunday, June 23) and the Mariano Rivera Hall of Fame Celebration (Saturday,

Yankees to hold general public on-sale for regular-season tickets on Feb. 25 at 10 a.m.

February 20, 2019

The general public on-sale for Yankees regular season individual-game tickets at Yankee Stadium will begin on Monday, Feb. 25, at 10:00 a.m. at yankees.com and yankeesbeisbol.com, and via Ticketmaster phone only at (877) 469-9849 and Ticketmaster TTY at (800) 943-4327. Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 27, tickets may be purchased at the

CC Sabathia to host 52 children from Boys & Girls Clubs throughout final season

To celebrate his 19th and final season, CC Sabathia will host 52 youth from local Boys & Girls Clubs at Yankee games in each American League city this season, as well as one National League series.
February 16, 2019

To celebrate his 19th and final season, CC Sabathia will host 52 youth from local Boys & Girls Clubs at Yankee games in each American League city this season, as well as one National League series. Groups will be invited to the first game of the last away series with

Statements regarding CC Sabathia's final season announcement

Saturday at a press conference at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia confirmed that 2019 would mark his final Major League season. Please find quotes below celebrating his career.
February 16, 2019

Saturday at a press conference at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia confirmed that 2019 would mark his final Major League season. Please find quotes below celebrating his career.STATEMENT FROM YANKEES MANAGING GENERAL PARTNER HAL STEINBRENNER: "CC has been a great ambassador for our game, and we are

Yankees sign RHP Luis Severino to four-year contract

The New York Yankees announced today they have signed RHP Luis Severino to a four-year contract extending through the 2022 season, with a club option for the 2023 season.
February 15, 2019

The New York Yankees announced today they have signed RHP Luis Severino to a four-year contract extending through the 2022 season, with a club option for the 2023 season.Severino, 24, went 19-8 with a 3.39 ERA (191.1IP, 173H, 76R/72ER, 46BB, 220K, 19HR) and one complete game in 32 starts in

Yankees invite 21 additional players to 2019 Spring Training

The New York Yankees announced Friday that they have invited 21 non-roster players to 2019 Major League Spring Training.
February 1, 2019

The New York Yankees announced Friday that they have invited 21 non-roster players to 2019 Major League Spring Training. Of the group, 13 were signed (or re-signed) to minor league contracts for the 2019 season: LHP Rex Brothers, OF Billy Burns, LHP Danny Coulombe, C Kellin Deglan, C Francisco Diaz,

Yankees establish first environmental science appointee position in pro sports

The New York Yankees announced the creation of an environmental science advisor position on Tuesday, appointing recognized industry leader Dr. Allen Hershkowitz to the new role, the first of its kind in professional sports.
January 29, 2019

The New York Yankees announced the creation of an environmental science advisor position on Tuesday, appointing recognized industry leader Dr. Allen Hershkowitz to the new role, the first of its kind in professional sports. The appointment represents a defining moment in the team's decades-long commitment to sustainability, and serves to deepen

Yankees sign RHP Adam Ottavino to three-year contract

The Yankees announced today that they have signed RHP Adam Ottavino ("ah-tah-VEE-noh") to a three-year contract through the 2021 season.
January 24, 2019

The Yankees announced today that they have signed RHP Adam Ottavino ("ah-tah-VEE-noh") to a three-year contract through the 2021 season. Ottavino, 33, went 6-4 with six saves and a 2.43 ERA (77.2IP, 41H, 25R/21ER, 36BB, 112K, 5HR) in 75 relief appearances for the Colorado Rockies in 2018. His 112 strikeouts out

Statements re: Mike Mussina elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Statements re: Mike Mussina elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
January 22, 2019

STATEMENT FROM YANKEES MANAGING GENERAL PARTNER HAL STEINBRENNER:"I'm very pleased that Hall of Fame voters recognized Mike's consistently dominant career by honoring him with enshrinement into Cooperstown. While he went about his business in an understated way, Mike was a premier pitcher for almost two decades while competing in the

Statements re: Mariano Rivera elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Statements re: Mariano Rivera elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
January 22, 2019

STATEMENT FROM YANKEES MANAGING GENERAL PARTNER HAL STEINBRENNER:"Mariano was a fierce competitor and a humble champion, which has made him such a beloved baseball legend. Success and stardom never changed Mariano, and his respect for the game, the Pinstripes and for his teammates and opponents alike makes this day such

Yankees acquire OF Josh Stowers from Seattle

The New York Yankees announced Monday that they have acquired OF Josh Stowers from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for 2B Shed Long.
January 21, 2019

The New York Yankees announced Monday that they have acquired OF Josh Stowers from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for 2B Shed Long. Stowers, 21, made his professional debut in 2018 and hit .260/.380/.410 (52-for-200) with 32R, 15 doubles, 5HR, 28RBI, 37BB and 20SB in 58 games with short-season Single-A Everett.

Yankees acquire 2B Shed Long from Cincinnati

The New York Yankees announced Monday that they have acquired 2B Shed Long and a Competitive Balance Round A pick in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for RHP Sonny Gray and LHP Reiver Sanmartín.
January 21, 2019

The New York Yankees announced Monday that they have acquired 2B Shed Long and a Competitive Balance Round A pick in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for RHP Sonny Gray and LHP Reiver Sanmartín.Long, 23, hit .261/.353/.412 (118-for-452) with 75R, 22 doubles, 5

Yankees roster move

The Yankees have acquired LHP Ronald Roman and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for OF Tim Locastro.
January 16, 2019

The Yankees have acquired LHP Ronald Roman and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for OF Tim Locastro.Roman, 17, will make his professional debut in 2019. A native of Puerto Plata, D.R., he was originally signed by Arizona as a non-drafted free agent on 7/2/18.

Yankees sign infielder DJ LeMahieu to two-year contract

The New York Yankees announced today that they have signed two-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove-winning infielder DJ LeMahieu ("leh-MAY-hyoo") to a two-year contract through the 2020 season.
January 14, 2019

The New York Yankees announced today that they have signed two-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove-winning infielder DJ LeMahieu ("leh-MAY-hyoo") to a two-year contract through the 2020 season.LeMahieu, 30, hit a career-high 15 home runs with the Colorado Rockies in 2018 while batting .276 (147-for-533) with 90R, 32 doubles, 2

Statement from Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner

"Beyond his tremendous accomplishments as a player and coach, Mel Stottlemyre was beloved for his class, dignity and fighting spirit."
January 14, 2019

"Beyond his tremendous accomplishments as a player and coach, Mel Stottlemyre was beloved for his class, dignity and fighting spirit. His contributions to different eras in our history guided us through difficult times and brought us some of our greatest all-time success. As a result, Mel's popularity transcended generations, all

Yankees agree to terms with eight players

The Yankees have agreed to terms with RHP Dellin Betances, 1B Greg Bird, RHP Sonny Gray, SS Didi Gregorius, OF Aaron Hicks, RHP Tommy Kahnle, LHP James Paxton and C Austin Romine on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts, thus avoiding arbitration.
January 11, 2019

The Yankees have agreed to terms with RHP Dellin Betances, 1B Greg Bird, RHP Sonny Gray, SS Didi Gregorius, OF Aaron Hicks, RHP Tommy Kahnle, LHP James Paxton and C Austin Romine on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts, thus avoiding arbitration.Additionally, RHP A.J. Cole has been claimed off waivers by the Cleveland