Category: ‘AL East’

What are the Yankees getting in Chris Carter?
February 7th, 2017 at 4:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chris Carter and the New York Yankees are closing in on a one-year, $3 million-plus deal. Carter, who shared the National League lead in home runs in 2016 along with Nolan Arenado with 41, was non-tendered by the Milwaukee Brewers. Just last week, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that Carter...

Entering final season, Sabathia’s Yankee legacy is safe
February 4th, 2017 at 11:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** In April, CC Sabathia will begin his 17th season in the majors and his ninth season with the New York Yankees. At the start of his career in New York, Sabathia helped lead the Yankees to their 27th World Championship; when you play in the Bronx, championship rings are...

Spector: Steinbrenner wasn’t wrong about Aroldis Chapman
February 3rd, 2017 at 9:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** Whether Hal Steinbrenner meant what he said about Aroldis Chapman, that "sooner or later we forget" about domestic violence, or whether he meant that with the passage of time, sins are forgiven, hardly matters. The point was that the owner of the Yankees believes that at some point over...

MLB 25 at 25: No. 14 Gary Sanchez
January 31st, 2017 at 10:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** Over the next several weeks, FanRag Sports will be counting down the Top 25 MLB Players 25 years old or younger (as of Opening Day) for the 2017 season. These rankings reflect composite scores by our staff of writers. Checking in at No. 14: New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez...

Yankees Go from Last Place to Third Place in Span of 48 Hours; One Game Under .500
May 22nd, 2016 at 8:59 PM
On April 19, the New York Yankees fell into last place of the American League East and were stuck there for the next month. ***PHOTO1*** When the Yankees won their game on Saturday afternoon against the Oakland A's and went to 20-22 on the season, they weren't in last place in the...