Tagged: ‘AL East’

Bernhardt: Yankees’ Levine misses the mark, again
February 18th, 2017 at 9:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** If this Saturday has been any indication, the Yankees need to keep their team president, Randy Levine, from commenting on personnel decisions by any means necessary. This includes simply removing him from the position of team president. It's hard to imagine Levine providing a net benefit to anything he...

The Yankees play a risky game with manager Joe Girardi and his contract
February 18th, 2017 at 5:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner is taking a familiar a wait-and-see approach regarding the status of manager Joe Girardi. Girardi's contract expires at the conclusion of the 2017 season. This is nothing new with the Yankees in general and Girardi in particular. It has been the case with everyone...

Heyman: Yankees president Levine admonishes Betances’ agents
February 18th, 2017 at 1:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees president Randy Levine called a press conference to criticize Dellin Betances' representatives for "using" the star set-up man to try to "change a marketplace." Fresh off the team's victory in arbitration â?? arbitrators ruled in favor of the Yankees' $3 million figure rather than Betances' $5 million figure â??...

No time like present for Yankees’ Pineda to break out
February 18th, 2017 at 9:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA, Fla. â?? Michael Pineda does not have any bigger fan than CC Sabathia, one of his starting rotation mates with the New York Yankees. "Every year when I come to spring training, I say this is the year Big Mike puts it together and wins the Cy Young,"...

Yankees’ Chapman feels right at home back in pinstripes
February 16th, 2017 at 9:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA â?? The party may still be going on in Chicago, but it is over for Aroldis Chapman. It is not that Chapman does not appreciate his place in history as a hired gun who helped the Chicago Cubs win the World Series last season for the first time...