James Paxton to Miss 3-4 Months After Undergoing Back Surgery

The Yankees starting rotation depth will be tested early after an offseason that featured a massive signing, trade rumors and a projection for a top-5 rotation. James Paxton will play an important role in that rotation, albeit delayed by three to four months after a surgical procedure on his back.

Read More…

Yankees Invite 19 Non-Roster Players to Spring Training

With pitchers and catchers reporting this month, the Yankees have finally unveiled their slate of non-roster players who will be in camp for 2020. The team has brought in five catchers, two infielders, three outfielders, one utility player, two left-handed pitchers and six right-handed pitchers to fill out camp.

Read More…

Yankees Select RHP Matt Sauer In Second Round

The Yankees dipped into the high school talent pool and selected right-handed pitcher Matt Sauer with the No. 54 pick out of Ernest Righetti High School near Santa Clara, California. Sauer is committed to play baseball at the University of Arizona, so the Yankees have the flexibility to offer him a hefty signing bonus above the […]

Read More…

Yankees Select Clarke Schmidt With No. 16 Overall Pick

Picking at No. 16 in this year’s MLB First-Year Player Draft, the New York Yankees selected right-handed pitcher Clarke Schmidt out of the University of South Carolina. Schmidt is the third college pitcher to go tonight, and the eighth college junior to hear his name called. He’s a bit of an injury risk after struggling […]

Read More…