October Notes: Bird, Cole, Hicks, Rothschild, Tanaka, Voit

It’s disappointing to be writing about the offseason while the World Series rages on between two non-Yankee squads. A few Yankees-related news pieces have bubbled up on the periphery of the Fall Classic: Bird Returns to Game Action in Dominican Republic After yet another lost season, Yankees first baseman Greg Bird finally returned to the […]

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ALCS Notes: Britton, Chapman, Hicks, Taxi Squad, Sabathia

The Yankees continued to dominate the Minnesota Twins in the postseason, taking the American League Division Series from the team looking to “slay the dragon” in the words of team president Dave St. Peter. After a relatively stress-less three-game series that saw the Bombers outscore the Twins 23 to 7, the Yankees await the winner […]

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Yankees Activate Ben Heller, DFA Adonis Rosa

The long recovery for Ben Heller from reconstructive elbow surgery came to an end at long last, as the team activated the 28-year-old to the active roster for Tuesday night’s contest in Detroit. To clear a 40-man roster spot, the team designated pitcher Adonis Rosa for assignment. Heller came to the Yankees in 2016 as […]

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Yankees Activate Four Players

With rosters at 40 for their last possible year, the Yankees expanded their current active roster to 34 players with the addition of four players from various sources. They activated infielders Thairo Estrada and Gio Urshela from the injured list, while they promoted catcher Kyle Higashioka and infielder Breyvic Valera from the now-eliminated Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre […]

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Yankees Trade Ryan McBroom for International Bonus Money

As has become tradition for Brian Cashman, the Yankees are starting to empty the upper ranks of their minor-league team to create playing time and acquire international signing bonus pool money. The Yankees traded first baseman/corner outfielder Ryan McBroom to Kansas City for international signing bonus pool money and a player to be named later […]

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