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Giancarlo Stanton To Return To Yankees On Tuesday

Jun 17, 2019 7:51 AM

Giancarlo Stanton is ready to return to the New York Yankees.

Aaron Boone said he expects Stanton to be activated from the injured list before Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Stanton has been sidelined since April 1 with a left biceps strain. He then sustained a left shoulder strain while rehabbing the initial injury.

Russell Dorsey/MLB

Tags: New York Yankees, Injury, Misc Rumor

Yankees Option Clint Frazier To Triple-A

Jun 17, 2019 4:47 AM

Minutes after he was optioned back to Triple-A on Sunday afternoon, New York Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier admitted he was "pretty surprised" to find out he was being sent down.

"It's a tough pill to swallow, yeah," he said. "It's never fun, especially with how much I felt like I've contributed to this team this year."

Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor

Sources: M's Trade Edwin Encarnacion To Yankees

Jun 15, 2019 9:15 PM

The Seattle Mariners have traded Edwin Encarnacion to the New York Yankees, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN.

The full terms of the trade were not immediately known.

Encarnacion, 36, leads the American League with 21 home runs this season. He has missed Seattle's last three games because of back soreness.

Tags: Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Babe Ruth Yankees Jersey Sells For Record $5.64M At Auction

Jun 15, 2019 2:56 PM

A Babe Ruth New York Yankees jersey has sold for a record $5,640,000 at auction.

The jersey, dating to around the 1928-30 period, broke the previous mark of $4,400,000 for a 1920 Ruth jersey, according to Hunt Auctions.

The more than 400 pieces of Ruth memorabilia at auction were supplied by the late Hall of Famer's family and a few other collectors.

Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor

Yankees Showing Interest In Madison Bumgarner, Marcus Stroman

Jun 10, 2019 8:30 AM

The New York Yankees are gearing up for the July 31 trade deadline and have begun showing interest in starting pitchers.

They are hoping to have Luis Severino back for the second half of the season, but they recently missed out in Dallas Keuchel.

New York has spoken to the Toronto Blue Jays about Marcus Stroman, according to a source. They have also scouted Madison Bumgarner.

Bumgarner has the ability to block a trade to the Yankees.

Ken Davidoff/New York Post

Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Yankees Place Domingo German On IL

Jun 9, 2019 1:42 PM

Yankees pitcher Domingo German, who is tied for the major league lead with nine wins, was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain.

Tags: New York Yankees, Injury, Misc Rumor

Dellin Betances' Rehab Hits A Snag

Jun 8, 2019 5:53 PM

Dellin Betances' rehab from a spring training shoulder injury appears to have hit a snag, as the Yankees reliever will be undergoing testing Monday to determine the extent of the soreness he felt following a recent workout session.

Originally, the soreness had been believed to be "normal," according to manager Aaron Boone.

Tags: New York Yankees, Injury, Misc Rumor

Yankees Emerging As Favorites To Sign Dallas Keuchel

Jun 5, 2019 9:13 AM

The New York Yankees have emerged as the favorite to sign Dallas Keuchel, according to a source.

The Atlanta Braves are also in the mix to sign the veteran starter.

Keuchel is no longer tied to draft pick compensation, which makes him more appealing to Major League clubs.

Mark Feinsand/MLB

Tags: New York Yankees, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

2019 MLB Draft Day 1 Results

Jun 4, 2019 8:29 AM

The first two rounds of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft were held on Monday night.

Rounds 3 to 10 will be held on Tuesday, with Rounds 11 to 40 on Wednesday.


Round 1

1. Baltimore Orioles - Adley Rutschman, C, Oregon State

2. Kansas City Royals: Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Colleyville (Texas) Heritage HS

3. Chicago White Sox: Andrew Vaughn, 1B, Cal

4. Miami Marlins: J.J. Bleday, OF, Vanderbilt

5. Detroit Tigers: Riley Greene, OF, Hagerty HS (Oviedo, Florida)

6. San Diego Padres: C.J. Abrams, SS, Blessed Trinity HS (Roswell, Georgia)

7. Cincinnati Reds: Nick Lodolo, LHP, TCU

8. Texas Rangers: Josh Jung, 3B, Texas Tech

9. Atlanta Braves: Shea Langeliers, C, Baylor

10. San Francisco Giants: Hunter Bishop, OF, Arizona State

11. Toronto Blue Jays: Alek Manoah, RHP, West Virginia

12. New York Mets: Brett Baty, 3B, Lake Travis HS (Austin, Texas)

13. Minnesota Twins: Keoni Cavaco, 3B, Eastlake HS (Chula Vista, California)

14. Philadelphia Phillies: Bryson Stott, SS, UNLV

15. Los Angeles Angels: Will Wilson, SS, NC State

16. Arizona Diamondbacks: Corbin Carroll, OF, Lakeside HS (Seattle)

17. Washington Nationals: Jackson Rutledge, RHP, San Jacinto College

18. Pittsburgh Pirates: Quinn Priester, RHP, Cary-Grove (Illinois) HS

19. St. Louis Cardinals: Zack Thompson, LHP, Kentucky

20. Seattle Mariners: George Kirby, RHP, Elon

21. Atlanta Braves: Braden Shewmake, SS/3B, Texas A&M

22. Tampa Bay Rays: Greg Jones, SS, UNC Wilmington

23. Colorado Rockies: Michael Toglia, 1B/OF, UCLA

24. Cleveland Indians: Daniel Espino, RHP, Georgia Premier Academy

25. Los Angeles Dodgers: Kody Hoese, 3B, Tulane

26. Arizona Diamondbacks: Blake Walston, LHP, New Hanover (North Carolina) HS

27. Chicago Cubs: Ryan Jensen, RHP, Fresno State

28. Milwaukee Brewers: Ethan Small, LHP, Mississippi State

29. Oakland Athletics: Logan Davidson, SS, Clemson

30. New York Yankees: Anthony Volpe, SS, Delbarton HS (Morristown, New Jersey)

31. Los Angeles Dodgers: Michael Busch, 1B, North Carolina

32. Houston Astros: Korey Lee, C, Cal


Compensation Picks

33. Arizona Diamondbacks: Brennan Malone, RHP, IMG Academy

34. Arizona Diamondbacks: Drey Jameson, RHP, Ball State


Competitive Balance Round A

35. Miami Marlins: Kameron Misner, OF, Missouri

36. Tampa Bay Rays: J.J. Goss, RHP, Cypress Ranch HS (Houston)

37. Pittsburgh Pirates: Sammy Siani, OF, Penn Charter School (Philadelphia)

38. New York Yankees: T.J. Sikkema, LHP, Missouri

39. Minnesota Twins: Matt Wallner, OF, Southern Miss

40. Tampa Bay Rays: Seth Johnson, RHP, Campbell

41. Texas Rangers: Davis Wendzel, 3B, Baylor


Round 2

42. Baltimore Orioles: Gunnar Henderson, SS, Morgan Academy (Selma, Alabama)

43. Boston Red Sox: Cameron Cannon, SS, Arizona

44. Kansas City Royals: Brady McConnell, SS, Florida

45. Chicago White Sox: Matthew Thompson, RHP, Cypress Ranch HS (Houston)

46. Miami Marlins: Nasim Nunez, SS, Collins Hill HS (Suwanee, Georgia)

47. Detroit Tigers: Nick Quintana, 3B, Arizona

48. San Diego Padres: Joshua Mears, OF, Federal Way (Washington) HS

49. Cincinnati Reds: Rece Hinds, SS, IMG Academy

50. Texas Rangers: Ryan Garcia, RHP, UCLA

51. San Francisco Giants: Logan Wyatt, 1B, Louisville

52. Toronto Blue Jays: Kendall Williams, RHP, IMG Academy

53. New York Mets: Josh Wolf, RHP, St. Thomas HS (Bellaire, Texas)

54. Minnesota Twins: Matt Canterino, RHP, Rice

55. Los Angeles Angels: Kyren Paris, SS, Freedom HS (Oakley, California)

56. Arizona Diamondbacks: Ryne Nelson, RHP, Oregon

57. Pittsburgh Pirates: Matt Gorski, OF, Indiana

58. St. Louis Cardinals: Trejyn Fletcher, OF, Deering HS (Portland, Maine)

59. Seattle Mariners: Brandon Williamson, LHP, TCU

60. Atlanta Braves: Beau Philip, SS, Oregon State

61. Tampa Bay Rays: John Doxakis, LHP, Texas A&M

62. Colorado Rockies: Aaron Schunk, 3B, Georgia

63. Cleveland Indians: Yordys Valdes, SS, McArthur HS (Hollywood, Florida)

64. Chicago Cubs: Chase Strumpf, 2B, UCLA

65. Milwaukee Brewers: Antoine Kelly, LHP, Wabash Valley College

66. Oakland Athletics: Tyler Baum, RHP, North Carolina

67. New York Yankees: Josh Smith, 2B, LSU

68. Houston Astros: Grae Kessinger, SS, Ole Miss

69. Boston Red Sox: Matthew Lugo, SS, Carlos Beltran Academy


Competitive Balance Round B

70. Kansas City Royals: Alec Marsh, RHP, Arizona State

71. Baltimore Orioles: Kyle Stowers, OF, Stanford

72. Pittsburgh Pirates: Jared Triolo, 3B, Houston

73. San Diego Padres: Logan Driscoll, C, George Mason

74. Arizona Diamondbacks: Tommy Henry, LHP, Michigan

75. Arizona Diamondbacks: Dominic Fletcher, OF, Arkansas

76. Seattle Mariners: Isaiah Campbell, RHP, Arkansas

77. Colorado Rockies: Karl Kauffmann, RHP, Michigan


Compensation Picks

78. Los Angeles Dodgers: Jimmy Lewis, RHP, Lake Travis (Texas) HS




RealGM Staff Report

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Six Teams Could Be In Mix For Dallas Keuchel

May 30, 2019 10:18 AM

With the Major League Baseball Draft looming, as many as six teams could be in the mix to sign Dallas Keuchel.

Once the draft passes, teams will no longer have to surrender a draft pick as compensation for signing the pitcher.

Jon Heyman noted that the New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Minnesota Twins, Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers have been linked to Keuchel.

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Aaron Judge Hits Off Tee, 'Not Having Issues'
Aaron Judge has hit off a tee for the first time since straining his left oblique on April 20.

Bryan Hoch/MLB

Giancarlo Stanton Suffers Another Injury Setback
Giancarlo Stanton began a rehab assignment earlier this week, but the Yankees have returned him to the injured list with left calf tightness.

Dayn Perry/CBS Sports

Gleyber Torres Hits 10th Home Run Of Season Against Orioles
Gleyber Torres homered twice against the Orioles on Wednesday night, giving him 10 in 11 games against the team this season.

Coley Harvey/ESPN

Miguel Andujar To Have Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery
Miguel Andujar initially was sidelined by the injury from April 1 to May 3.


Yankees Acquire Kendrys Morales From A's
The Yankees have acquired Kendrys Morales and cash considerations from the Athletics in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.


Yankees Have No Timetable For Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton
The Yankees lead Major League Baseball with 496 days lost to injury this season.

Bryan Hoch/MLB

Luis Severino Likely Out Until After All-Star Break
The Yankees are expecting Luis Severino to remain sidelined through the first half of the season.

Coley Harvey/ESPN

James Paxton Is Latest Yankee To Land On Injured List
The Yankees announced on Saturday that James Paxton has been placed on the injured list with left knee inflammation.

Coley Harvey/ESPN

CC Sabathia Becomes Third Lefty To Reach 3,000 Ks
He is the 17th pitcher to reach the mark, but just the third lefty.

Coley Harvey/ESPN

Yankees Lose LeMahieu, Urshela To Injuries
The Yankees injuries continue to mount, as they lost two more players on Sunday in San Francisco.

Yankees Acquire Cameron Maybin In Trade With Indians
Cleveland received cash considerations in the deal.


Aaron Judge Will Be 'Down For A While'
The 26-year-old is hitting .288/.404/.521 with five home runs and 11 RBI this season.

Bryan Hoch/MLB

Aaron Judge Likely To IL With Oblique Injury
Aaron Judge injured his left oblique while taking a swing during Saturday's game at Yankee Stadium.

Gio Gonzalez Opts Out Of Yankees Deal
The Yankees have 48 hours to release pitcher Gio Gonzalez or add him to the major league roster.

Yankees, Logan Morrison Agree To Minor League Deal
Veteran first baseman Logan Morrison will make $1M if he's added to the major league roster.

Dellin Betances Out Six To Seven Weeks
An MRI has revealed that Dellin Betances has a bone spur in his right shoulder.

Forbes Values Yankees At $4.6B
The Yankees are once again baseball's most valuable franchise.

Associated Press

Luis Severino Has Lat Strain, Out Six More Weeks
Luis Severino's Grade 2 lat strain was revealed in an MRI done in New York on Tuesday.

Luis Severino Returning To N.Y. For MRI
Yankees ace Luis Severino has been shut down since the beginning of March due to rotator cuff inflammation in his right shoulder.

Troy Tulowitzki Suffers Left Calf Strain
Yankees shortstop Troy Tulowitzki left Wednesday's game with a left calf strain and was headed to the hospital for further evaluation.