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Fri Mar 3007:25Stanton, Davidson tee off, opening day turns into HR derby
Giancarlo Stanton and Matt Davidson gave opening day quite a jolt.A new baseball season began with a bang Thursday when Ian Happ of the Chicago Cubs homered on the very first pitch.World Series MVP George Springer connected , Adam Jones and Nick Markakis hit walkoff winners and Anthony Rizzo delivered the most emotional drive of the day.Shohei Ohtani also got off to a nice start with a hit in his first at-bat .But a year after big leaguers launched a record 6,105 longballs, Stanton and Davidson staged their own long-distance home run derby.Stanton hit two hard homers and doubled in his debut with the New York Yankees during a 6-1 victory at Toronto. The reigning NL MVP led the majors with 59 home runs last year, then was traded from Miami to the Bronx."You want to get the first one out of the way and then you can relax," Stanton said.Davidson did even better, hitting three home runs for the Chicago White Sox in a 14-7 romp at Kansas City. He became the fourth player with a three-homer ... [More]
Fri Mar 3002:25Stanton, Davidson tee off, opening day turns into HR derby
Giancarlo Stanton and Matt Davidson gave opening day quite a jolt.A new baseball season began with a bang Thursday when Ian Happ of the Chicago Cubs homered on the very first pitch.World Series MVP George Springer connected , Adam Jones and Nick Markakis hit walkoff winners and Anthony Rizzo delivered the most emotional drive of the day.Shohei Ohtani also got off to a nice start with a hit in his first at-bat .But a year after big leaguers launched a record 6,105 longballs, Stanton and Davidson staged their own long-distance home run derby.Stanton hit two hard homers and doubled in his debut with the New York Yankees during a 6-1 victory at Toronto. The reigning NL MVP led the majors with 59 home runs last year, then was traded from Miami to the Bronx."You want to get the first one out of the way and then you can relax," Stanton said.Davidson did even better, hitting three home runs for the Chicago White Sox in a 14-7 romp at Kansas City. He became the fourth player with a three-homer ... [More]
Thu Mar 2921:25Stanton, Davidson tee off, opening day turns into HR derby
Giancarlo Stanton and Matt Davidson gave opening day quite a jolt.A new baseball season began with a bang Thursday when Ian Happ of the Chicago Cubs homered on the very first pitch.World Series MVP George Springer connected , Adam Jones and Nick Markakis hit walkoff winners and Anthony Rizzo delivered the most emotional drive of the day.Shohei Ohtani also got off to a nice start with a hit in his first at-bat .But a year after big leaguers launched a record 6,105 longballs, Stanton and Davidson staged their own long-distance home run derby.Stanton hit two hard homers and doubled in his debut with the New York Yankees during a 6-1 victory at Toronto. The reigning NL MVP led the majors with 59 home runs last year, then was traded from Miami to the Bronx."You want to get the first one out of the way and then you can relax," Stanton said.Davidson did even better, hitting three home runs for the Chicago White Sox in a 14-7 romp at Kansas City. He became the fourth player with a three-homer ... [More]
Thu Mar 2921:15Stanton, Davidson tee off, opening day turns into HR derby
Giancarlo Stanton and Matt Davidson gave opening day quite a jolt.A new baseball season began with a bang Thursday when Ian Happ of the Chicago Cubs homered on the very first pitch.World Series MVP George Springer connected , Adam Jones and Nick Markakis hit walkoff winners and Anthony Rizzo delivered the most emotional drive of the day.Shohei Ohtani also got off to a nice start with a hit in his first at-bat .But a year after big leaguers launched a record 6,105 longballs, Stanton and Davidson staged their own long-distance home run derby.Stanton hit two hard homers and doubled in his debut with the New York Yankees during a 6-1 victory at Toronto. The reigning NL MVP led the majors with 59 home runs last year, then was traded from Miami to the Bronx."You want to get the first one out of the way and then you can relax," Stanton said.Davidson did even better, hitting three home runs for the Chicago White Sox in a 14-7 romp at Kansas City. He became the fourth player with a three-homer ... [More]
Thu Mar 2209:39American League East capsules
Capsules of American League East teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Boston Red Sox2017: 93-69, first place, lost to Houston in ALDS.Manager: Alex Cora (first season).He's Here: DH J.D. Martinez.He's Outta Here: Manager John Farrell, RHP Doug Fister, OF Chris Young, RHP Addison Reed, OF Rajai Davis, LHP Henry Owens, LHP Fernando Abad.Projected Lineup: RF Mookie Betts (.264, 24 HRs, 102 RBIs), LF Andrew Benintendi (.271, 20, 90), 1B Hanley Ramirez (.242, 23, 62) or Mitch Moreland (.246, 22, 79), DH J.D. Martinez (.303, 45, 104 with Tigers and Diamondbacks), 3B Rafael Devers (.284, 10, 30 in 58 games), SS Xander Bogaerts (.273, 10, 62), CF Jackie Bradley Jr. (.245, 17, 63), C Christian Vazquez (.290, 5, 32) or Sandy Leon (.225, 7, 39), 2B Eduardo Nunez (.313, 12, 58, 24 SBs with Giants and Red Sox) or Dustin Pedroia (.293, 7, 62, .369 OBP in 105 games, expected to be out until late May following knee surgery).Rotation: LH Chris Sale (17-8, 2.90 ERA, MLB-best 308 Ks, MLB-high 21... [More]
Fri Feb 913:23AL East teams at the start of spring training
A team-by-team look at the American League East entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Boston Red SoxManager: Alex Cora (first season).2017: 93-69, first place, lost to Houston in ALDS.Training Town: Fort Myers, Florida.Park: JetBlue Park.First Workout: Feb. 14/19.He's Here: Manager Alex Cora.He's Outta Here: Manager John Farrell, RHP Doug Fister, INF Eduardo Nunez, OF Chris Young, RHP Addison Reed, OF Rajai Davis, LHP Henry Owens, LHP Fernando Abad, RHP Blaine Boyer.Going campin': The Red Sox won 93 games for the second straight season and claimed the franchise's first back-to-back AL East titles. But Farrell was fired after they failed to advance in the playoffs for the fourth year in a row. They are virtually the same team as last year; boss Dave Dombrowski said he was looking for a bat with power and still might add one of the free agents remaining on the market, in... [More]
Sat Oct 14 201703:15DH Matt Holliday made first appearance of postseason, finishing ...
DH Matt Holliday made his first appearance of the postseason, finishing 0-for-3 while batting eighth. Holliday, who did not appear in the ALCS against the Cleveland Indians, continued a miserable stretch for Yankees designated hitters, who are now 0-for-20 with nine strikeouts against just three walks this postseason.
Wed Oct 4 201702:30DH Matt Holliday not in starting lineup Tuesday as Yankees opted...
DH Matt Holliday was not in the starting lineup Tuesday as the Yankees opted to go for a more athletic starting lineup. Holliday batted .231 with 19 home runs and 64 RBIs. In the second half when at-bats were hard to get consistently because of trades and his stint on the disabled list with a back injury, Holliday batted .179 in 37 games. "He was huge for us in the first half, and I think just part of it was he went on the DL, he was on the DL for quite a while," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "He came back, and then he struggled."
Mon Oct 2 201701:51DH Matt Holliday snapped 52 at-bat homerless drought with solo h...
DH Matt Holliday snapped a 52 at-bat homerless drought with a solo homer in the seventh inning of Sunday's loss to Toronto. He batted .237 (14-for-59) with three homers and 13 RBI after returning from missing nearly four weeks with a back injury. Overall, Holliday batted .231 with 19 homers and 64 RBIs in 105 games this season.
Wed Sep 20 201721:48Yankees fan hit by foul ball, taken to hospital
A young girl was hit by a foul ball off the bat of third baseman Todd Frazier in the fifth inning of the New York Yankees' home game against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon.The girl, who was seated in Section 026 down the third-base line, was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital as players -- including Frazier -- were visibly distraught."I saw the whole thing," said Frazier, who kneeled outside the batter's box with his head bowed."I know the dad or whoever was with her was trying their hardest but when that ball's coming 120 miles an hour at them and the ball's hooking and you've never seen a ball like that, which most people in the world haven't, it's tough."Matt Holliday was seen wiping away tears as the girl received medical attention."The child who was struck with a batted ball today was given first aid at the ballpark and is receiving medical attention at an area hospital," the Yankees said in a statement. "The federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability... [More]
Sun Sep 3 201706:25DH Matt Holliday hit three-run homer in sixth inning and 1-4 in ...
DH Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning and went 1-for-4 in his first appearance for the Yankees Saturday. Holliday missed 25 games with a back injury before getting activated from the disabled list Friday following 10 rehab games. He ended a drought of 75 at-bats when he hit a 443-foot homer off LHP Drew Pomeranz.
Sat Sep 2 201704:34DH Matt Holliday activated from disabled list Friday but did not...
DH Matt Holliday was activated from the disabled list Friday but did not play, likely because he is 1-for-10 lifetime against RHP Doug Fister. He missed 25 games with a strained back after missing 13 contests with a viral infection June 25-July 13. Holliday batted .136 (11-for-81) in his last 20 games before going on the DL. Manager Joe Girardi said the reports he received on Holliday's bat during his rehab games were that he was making good contact and impacting the ball effectively.
Sat Sep 2 201704:32DH Matt Holliday activated from 10-day disabled list on Friday, ...
DH Matt Holliday was activated from the 10-day disabled list on Friday, the New York Yankees announced. A lower back strain sent Holliday to the disabled list on Aug. 6. He began a rehab assignment on Aug. 18 in Tampa and recently played for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Holliday, 37, was first sidelined on June 28 with a viral infection. Since his return after the All-Star break, he hit just .136 (11-for-81) with one home run and two doubles.
Fri Sep 1 201722:20MLB notebook: Rangers' Beltre out at least four weeks
Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre could miss the rest of the regular season due to a hamstring injury that will sideline him at least four weeks.The 38-year-old Beltre was injured while fielding a ball during Thursday's loss to the Houston Astros. An MRI exam conducted Friday showed that Beltre suffered a Grade 2 strain.The Rangers have 29 games remaining in the regular season entering Friday's contest against the Los Angeles Angels. Slugger Joey Gallo is starting Friday's game at third base.Beltre is batting .315 with 16 homers and 66 RBIs in 80 games.Texas recalled third baseman Will Middlebrooks from Triple-A Round Rock to help plug the hole at third base.--Michael Fulmer, Detroit's de facto pitching ace with the departure of Justin Verlander, will miss at least two starts with a recurrence of numbness in his pitching fingers.Fulmer, a right-hander, is scheduled to see Dr. James Andrews next week, ostensibly to determine whether surgery is needed to correct his ulnar nerve. ... [More]
Fri Sep 1 201716:56Yankees activate DH Holliday from DL
The New York Yankees reinstated designated hitter Matt Holliday from the 10-day disabled list on Friday.A lower back strain sent Holliday to the disabled list on Aug. 6. He began a rehab assignment on Aug. 18 in Tampa and recently played for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.Holliday, 37, was first sidelined on June 28 with a viral infection. Since his return after the All-Star break, he hit just .136 (11-for-81) with one home run and two doubles.Holliday, who signed a one-year, $16-million deal in the offseason, batted .262 with 15 homers and 47 RBIs in the first half of the season, but he now stands at .229 with 16 homers and 51 RBIs in 88 games.The Yankees also announced a number of other moves prior to Friday night's home game against the Boston Red Sox as September arrives, allowing major league teams to keep up to 40 active players on their rosters.The team recalled right-handers Ben Heller and Bryan Mitchell and left-hander Jordan Montgomery from Triple-A.In addition, the Yankees signed catcher Erik Kratz to a major league contract and selected him to the 40-man roster. Kratz was acquired from the Cleveland Indians on Thursday for cash considerations. The 37-year-old Kratz batted .270 with 13 homers and 37 RBIs at Triple-A Columbus.The Yankees also transferred right-hander Luis Cessa to the 60-day disabled list (ribcage injury).
Fri Sep 1 201706:27DH Matt Holliday (strained back) appeared in third rehab game fo...
DH Matt Holliday (strained back) appeared in his third rehab game for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre when he was 0-for-3 Holliday was placed on the disabled list Aug. 6 (retroactive to Aug. 5). After Thursday's game, manager Joe Girardi said Holliday will be activated Friday. Holliday was hitting .229 with 16 homers and 51 RBI. Prior to his starting his second DL stint, Holliday was in an 11-for-81 (.136) slide in 20 games.
Wed Aug 30 201704:04DH Matt Holliday (back) continued rehab by going 1-4 for Triple-...
DH Matt Holliday (back) continued his rehab by going 1-for-4 for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre on Tuesday. Holliday batted .240 (6-for-25) in seven rehab games for Class A Tampa. Holliday landed on the disabled list Aug. 6 and his return will likely occur when rosters can be expanded Sept. 1.
Tue Aug 29 201703:13DH Matt Holliday (left lumbar strain) expected to move rehab to ...
DH Matt Holliday (left lumbar strain) is expected to move his rehab to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre soon. Holliday is batting .240 with five RBIs in seven games for Class A Tampa, but manager Joe Girardi said Monday the weather has not been good in Tampa, which has had four games postponed due to rain since Holliday's rehab began on Aug. 18. Holliday, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list Aug. 6 (retroactive to Aug. 5), isn't expected to be activated until rosters expand on Sept. 1. He is batting .229 with 16 homers and 51 RBIs in 88 games this season.
Mon Aug 28 201702:23DH Matt Holliday (back) continued rehab by going 2-5 Saturday fo...
DH Matt Holliday (back) continued his rehab by going 2-for-5 Saturday for Class A Tampa. His rehab game Sunday was postponed due to rain. Holliday was placed on the DL Aug. 6 and is hitting .240 (6-for-25) in seven rehab games with Tampa. The Yankees have not given a date for when Holliday will return from his second stint on the DL, and it seems possible it might not occur until rosters can be expanded to 40 on Sept. 1.
Sat Aug 26 201704:55DH Matt Holliday (back) continued rehab with Single-A Tampa Frid...
DH Matt Holliday (back) continued his rehab with Single-A Tampa Friday night by going 1-for-3 with a walk. In six games for Tampa he is hitting .200 (4-for-20) with five RBIs. There is not a timetable for his return and it seems possible Holliday might not rejoin the Yankees until rosters expand on Sept. 1.
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