Tagged: ‘World Baseball Classic’

Palladino: Sanchez’s Decision To Skip WBC Shows He’s All In
February 10th, 2017 at 7:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Ernie Palladino┬╗ More Ernie Palladino Columns No matter how Gary Sanchez performs this year, give him credit for staying focused and keeping his eye on the task before him. Earlier this week, the Dominican catcher backed out of the World Baseball Classic, a silly little exercise in globalization that...

Yankees’ Gary Sanchez Backs Out Of World Baseball Classic
February 7th, 2017 at 6:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) â?? Gary Sanchez won't be playing in the World Baseball Classic after all. The Yankees' rising superstar said Tuesday night that he has backed out of plans to represent his native Dominican Republic in the WBC next month, WFAN's Sweeny Murti reported. Gary Sanchez initially...

Yankees’ Dellin Betances to Represent Dominican Republic in WBC
November 25th, 2016 at 8:15 PM
New York Yankees closer Dellin Betances is choosing to represent his native country in the Dominican Republic when the World Baseball Classic rolls around in March 2017. ***PHOTO1*** Betances is deciding to honor his family's ancestry by pitching for the defending World Baseball Classic champions, reported George A King of the...

The Decline of New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira: Can He Bounce Back?
March 21st, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Mark Teixeira inked an eight-year, $180 million contract with the New York Yankees before the 2009 season and was expected to hold down first base for years to come. Teixeira responded by helping the Yankees win a championship in 2009 and solidifying the middle of the lineup. However, Teixeira has...

New York Yankees Complete Acquisition of Outfielder Vernon Wells
March 26th, 2013 at 4:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** After it was reported on Monday that former Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells was headed to Tampa for an imminent physical, the Yankees officially completed the acquisition on Tuesday afternoon, and as Cash Kruth of reports, the 34-year-old veteran is excited for the opportunity in front of him, “I feel like...