It took haggling, prospects and a Rays sweep, but Chris Antonetti and Brian Cashman arrived at an Andrew Miller swap that left both happy. Here's how.
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20 years ago today, Jim Leyritz hit a clutch home run and Bobby Cox's gamble failed as the Yankees staged a huge rally to beat the Braves.
Torres, Andujar have solid AFL showings
Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres went 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Scottsdale Scorpions in Arizona Fall League action on Friday. Fellow Yankees farmhand Miguel Andujar went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and a walk. Box score
The Diary of Myles Thomas has been a season-long experiment in real-time historical fiction. Nearly 119 years to the day of his birth, we profile the real Myles Thomas.
In ESPN The Magazine's annual ranking of 122 pro sports teams, the New York Yankees remain in the bottom of the pack, due in large part to the second-highest prices in MLB.
Former Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, who went 10-8 this season with a 3.09 ERA to help the Hiroshima Carp to their seventh Central League title, announced he will retire after the Japan Series.
Salary arbitration projections: Yankees
All estimates via Matt Swartz and MLB Trade Rumors' projection model:
- Michael Pineda - $7.8 million
- Dustin Ackley - $3.2 million
- Nathan Eovaldi - $7.5 million
- Adam Warren - $2.3 million
- Didi Gregorius - $5.1 million
- Dellin Betances - $3.4 million
- Austin Romine - $900,000
- Aaron Hicks - $1.4 million
- Tommy Layne - $1.2 million MLBTradeRumors.com
Torres has big day in AFL
Gleyber Torres went 2-for-2 with a double, home run, two walks and two stolen bases batting third for the Scottsdale Scorpions in Arizona Fall League action on Tuesday. Torres, the former No. 1 prospect of the Cubs, was acquired by the Yankees in the Aroldis Chapman trade. Box score
The Yankees and Braves discussed Brian McCann during the season, but New York's reported fondness for Mike Foltynewicz might have held up a deal.
Short-rest starts a good idea in October?
David Schoenfield examines the concept by looking back at the past 10 World Series winners. The 2009 Yankees did it four times as the result of employing a three-man rotation in the postseason, and only A.J. Burnett had a rough outing. Full results (Insider)
Good and bad with Dillon Tate
While Tate has shown in Arizona that he's recovered some of his lost velocity, issues with his fastball bring into question whether he can stick as a starter in the future, Keith Law writes. Law: More AFL scouting notes (Insider)
Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
The list of managers, since intentional walks became official in 1955, who issued postseason intentional BBs with men on first & second to load up the bases: Charlie Manuel (Phillies) to Buster Posey (Giants), 2010 NLCS Tony La Russa (Cardinals) to Damian Miller (Dbacks), 2001 NLDS Bobby Cox (Braves) to Bernie Williams (Yankees), 1996 World Series Thanks to the Elias Sports Bureau and ESPN Stats & Info's Zach Mariner for that great nugget!
Torres has big day in AFL action
Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored for the Scottsdale Scorpions of Arizona Fall League on Friday. Fellow prospect Dillon Tate didn't fare as well, allowing three runs on four hits in an inning of work. Box score
There have been plenty of interesting things to see in Arizona, including a pitcher throwing a screwball, a youngster hitting triple digits and more.
Billy Butler among top FA power bats
After being released by the Athletics, Butler put up some strong numbers as member of the Yankees, Plus, the A's are paying him through 2017, so he would only cost the minimum salary. Buster Olney previews how he stacks up to other big bats. The well-stocked slugger market (Insider)
Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer
This warning is on my hotel room window in Cleveland.
Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer
Before Don Larsen's perfect game, 60 years ago this month, he asked Yankees traveling secretary Bill McCorry for a $200 advance on his World Series money, telling him he needed it just to get back home after the season to California. "Win today," McCorry said, according to the Sporting News. "And I'll see that you get your money." Larsen told him after the game that he didn't need it. He already made $2,500.
Gleyber Torres, widely considered the Yankees' top prospect, snapped a selfie with Arizona Fall League teammate Tim Tebow, the Mets' most popular farmhand.
It makes sense for the Yankees to retain veteran catcher Brian McCann, but if they do put him on the trade market, they'll get plenty of calls.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
After missing the regular season, Yankees prospect Greg Bird is off to a quick start in the Arizona Fall League. He went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI on Wednesday for Scottsdale. Bird, returning from surgery to repair a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder, is limited to DH for now but hopes to return to first base by the end of the AFL.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
In his first official game since April 21, Yankees prospect James Kaprielian allowed one hit and struck out six in three scoreless innings for Scottsdale against Salt River on Wednesday. Kaprielian missed most of the season with a strained flexor tendon in his right elbow.
As we wrap up our season-long look back at the 1927 Yankees, Major League Baseball's official historian explains why he believes this was the greatest team in history.
The 1927 Yankees had one of the best lineups of all time, but it was a wild pitch that clinched the World Series for Myles and his Murder's Row mates.
Bird back to playing ball
Yankees first baseman Greg Bird is back on the field after missing the entire 2016 season following surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Bird went 1-for-4 with a double, RBI, run and walk for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the team's Arizona Fall League opener on Tuesday. He batted fourth and was the DH. Box score
Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has had surgery on his troublesome right knee.