Game 21: Didi's Return A few quick notes to pass along: Welcome back, SS Gleyber Torres. Torres, the Yankees' top prospect, was activated off the Double-A Trenton disabled list today.
Aaron Judge isn't just an ordinary power hitter. He is a slugger in a body-builder's body, much like Giancarlo Stanton.
4/28 to 4/30 Preview: Baltimore Orioles The Yankees are getting closer to being whole. Didi Gregorius, who has not played at all this season thanks to a shoulder strain suffered during the World Baseball Classic, returns tonight and is in the starting lineup.
He hit .444 (8-for-18) during a five-game injury rehabilitation assigned with Class A Tampa of the Florida State League.
RAB Live Chat The Yankees are heading back to the Bronx to continue their three-series stretch against divisional opponents. It's too early for this to feel terribly significant, but it's interesting nevertheless that this series could determine who is in first place in the AL East on May 1.
Friday chat reminder Barry Bonds has returned to Major League Baseball. Or at least an approximation of Barry Bonds has arrived.
Yankees 3, Red Sox 0: Tanaka bests Sale in battle of the aces Got a dozen questions in the mailbag this week. Remember to use the RABmailbag (at) gmail (dot) com email address to send us any questions through the week.
DotF: Culver homers twice in Scranton's win Oh baby! Was that a fun game or what?
Game 20: Sale vs. Tanaka A couple notes before we get to tonight's games: IF Donovan Solano was placed on the Triple-A Scranton disabled list with a calf injury, reports Shane Hennigan.
Masahiro Tanaka pitched a three-hitter to outduel Chris Sale and earn his first shutout since 2014, and the New York Yankees beat Boston on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory over the rival Red Sox.