Tyler Austin’s Last Stand

At age-26, and ranked as the team’s No. 14 prospect, Tyler Austin may be running out of opportunities in the Bronx. Austin was drafted in the 13th round of the 2010 Amateur Draft, and debuted in 2016 (hitting the first of back-to-back home runs with Aaron Judge). He came up as part of the youth […]

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Yankees Re-DFA Carter, Select Ji-Man Choi

For the second time in less than two weeks, Chris Carter will have to pack his bags. The Yankees designated the 30-year-old first baseman for assignment after Tuesday’s loss. The team announced they had selected the contract of Ji-Man Choi from Triple-A to take his place. The Yankees originally DFA’d Carter back on June 24, […]

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Game 78: Hanging On For Dear Life

With players dropping like flies and the team dropping into second place in the American League East, the New York Yankees open a three-game series against the Houston Astros. Last night’s game was delayed close to three hours, and delivered heartbreak when 22-year-old Dustin Fowler tore his right patellar tendon in pursuit of a foul […]

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Game 77: Cessa’s Last Turn

With CC Sabathia throwing a simulated game and expressing hope that he’d be back in the rotation soon, Luis Cessa makes what might be his last start in that spot. He hasn’t had much luck in his two starts, as he is 0-2 with a 7.00 ERA. The 25-year-old allowed three runs through five innings […]

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Yankees Select Contracts of Dustin Fowler, Chris Carter

UPDATE (6:25 p.m. EDT): The Yankees announced that they have optioned Miguel Andújar back to AAA. He set a Yankee record going 3-for-4 with four RBI in his big league debut. Joe Girardi said they wanted him to continue playing third base every day. UPDATE (5:55 p.m. EDT): Tyler Austin confirmed to reporters that he is headed […]

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