Category: ‘Catchers’

Yankees’ Brian McCann Doesn’t Foresee Future at First Base; Has Lots of Years Left at Catcher
February 10th, 2016 at 8:54 AM
With the season ending shoulder injury and surgery for Greg Bird, the New York Yankees lost their primary backup at first base to Mark Teixeira, so now if Teixeira goes down with an injury, it's up to Dustin Ackley to be the primary backup for the 35-year-old. ***PHOTO1*** One option some thought...

Yankees’ Jorge Mateo, Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez Ranked in MLB’s Top 100 Prospects for 2016
January 31st, 2016 at 12:21 PM
One of the things the New York Yankees have gotten praise over for the last couple of years is their willingness to reload and stock the farm system with good, young talent; talent that should expect to compete at the major league level and produce for the Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** recently submitted...

New York Yankees’ Brian McCann Ranked No. 3 by CBS Sports in MLB’s Top 15 Catchers
January 30th, 2016 at 11:47 AM
Thus far in his first two seasons as the starting catcher for the New York Yankees, Brian McCann has been as good as advertised. ***PHOTO1*** In those two seasons, he's hit at least 20-plus home runs and driven in at least 75 runs and been a leader both on and off the...

New York Yankees Sign Texas Rangers’ Carlos Corporan to Minor League Deal
January 26th, 2016 at 7:04 PM
The New York Yankees had been looking around for catching depth to bring with them to spring training after the departure of John Ryan Murphy, who was dealt back in November to the Minnesota Twins. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday night, the Yankees were able to find another veteran who can give the Yankees...

New York Yankees’ Brian McCann Looking to Improve in 2016, Have Stronger 2nd Half of Season
January 19th, 2016 at 10:53 AM
Over the last two years of his time in New York, Brian McCann has been a steady constant in the lineup for the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** In his first two years, McCann has hit 49 home runs and 169 RBI while playing in at least 80 percent of the games for...