Category: ‘Catchers’

Yankees’ Brian McCann Wins 2015 Silver Slugger Award, Won for 6th Time
November 12th, 2015 at 8:37 PM
On Thursday night, the announcement for the 2015 Silver Slugger Awards came out and one of the winners came straight out of the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann was the lone player from the team to take home the award for the position of catcher in the American League. For...

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees Trade John Ryan Murphy to Twins for Aaron Hicks
November 11th, 2015 at 2:22 PM
The New York Yankees apparently are in a dealing mood on Wednesday, as they have now completed their second trade of the day. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have sent backup catcher John Ryan Murphy to the Minnesota Twins in exchange for outfielder Aaron Hicks; Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News first...

New York Yankees Prospect Gary Sanchez Tearing It up in the Arizona Fall League
October 27th, 2015 at 3:18 PM
New York Yankees rookie catcher Gary Sanchez has been named the Player of the Week in the Arizona Fall League. Sanchez, who debuted for the Yankees on Oct. 3, is playing for the Surprise Sagueros this fall. ***PHOTO1*** Sanchez hit .274/.330/.485 with 18 homers and 62 RBI in 93 games between Double-A...

New York Yankees Catcher Brian McCann Playing the Role of Quiet Superstar
October 20th, 2015 at 1:35 PM
The New York Yankees know they have a special player in catcher Brian McCann, even though his bat went still down the stretch this season. McCann had a solid season with with 26 HR and 94 RBI becoming just the third catcher in MLB history to hit at least 15...

New York Yankees Inviting Jim Leyritz to Old Timer’s Day Sends Wrong Message
May 16th, 2015 at 1:41 PM
For the first time since being involved in a DUI accident that killed another human being back in 2007, former New York Yankees catcher and hero Jim Leyritz is getting an invite to Old Timer's Day. ***PHOTO1*** Of course, Leyritz was thrilled by the invitation and to return to Old Timer's day,...