Category: ‘Yankees Spring Training’

New York Yankees Officially Announce 2015 Opening Day Roster
April 6th, 2015 at 8:30 AM
The New York Yankees have made it official and announced the 2015 Opening Day roster on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Things were pretty much settled a few days ago except for the role of backup catcher, which was finally determined on Saturday afternoon with John Ryan Murphy winning the job over fellow backstop Austin...

Austin Romine, Joe Girardi React to New York Yankees Backup Catcher Decision, DFA
April 4th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
The New York Yankees choosing John Ryan Murphy as their backup catcher means that fellow backstop Austin Romine's days are numbered in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Romine has been designated for assignment by the Yanks, and now the team will have 10 days to try and move him, with potential suitors being the...

John Ryan Murphy Named New York Yankees Backup Catcher; Austin Romine Designated for Assignment
April 4th, 2015 at 4:08 PM
The New York Yankees have made the decision to go with John Ryan Murphy as the team's backup catcher, while fellow backstop Austin Romine has been designated for assignment. ***PHOTO2*** The next step for Romine will likely be a trade, as teams like the Philadelphia Phillies and San Diego Padres have expressed...

Joe Girardi Reveals What Biggest Surprise of New York Yankees’ Spring Training Was
April 4th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was asked who or what was the biggest surprise of 2015 spring training, for which the answer is pretty simple: ***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez. The 39-year-old designated hitter has impressed his manager this spring, along with just about everyone who has watched him, per Brendan Kuty of Rodriguez's...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Admits His Velocity is Down and Isn’t Coming Back
April 4th, 2015 at 12:09 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is changing the way he does things in 2015, with less of an emphasis on velocity being one of those changes. ***PHOTO2*** Tanaka, who made his final appearance in front of the media before the start of the new season on April 6, said he doesn't...