Phil Hughes and Michael Kay spit Joey Gallo on Twitter

Phil Hughes and Michael Kay spit Joey Gallo on Twitter

Michael Kay didn’t mince words after Joey Gallo’s unceremonious departure from the Bronx – although a former Yankee came to the defense of the struggling outfielder. Shortly after Tuesday’s MLB trade deadline expired, Kay hit out at Gallo for seemingly playing the victim in his final week as a Yankee. The 28-year-old slugger shed light … Read more

Yankees trade flurry at deadline leaves rotation thin

Yankees trade flurry at deadline leaves rotation thin

Just over a week ago, the Yankees were well supplied with starting pitch depth. After a flurry of trades before the deadline last Tuesday, however, that depth is more tenuous as the Yankees head into the final two months of the season. In addition to surprisingly trading Jordan Montgomery for injured outfielder Harrison Bader (the … Read more

Why the Yankees Traded Jordan Montgomery to the Cardinals for Harrison Bader

Why the Yankees Traded Jordan Montgomery to the Cardinals for Harrison Bader

A day after trading for Frankie Montas to bolster their rotation, the Yankees subtracted one of their most consistent starters just before the trade deadline. The Yankees traded left-hander Jordan Montgomery to the Cardinals on Tuesday in exchange for outfielder Harrison Bader and a player to be named later or cash consideration. Bader is currently … Read more

Aaron Judge’s home run chase will bring extra buzz to the Yankees

Aaron Judge’s home run chase will bring extra buzz to the Yankees

The greatest spectacle in the world unfolded in the ninth inning, and the Yankee Stadium crowd stood and buzzed in anticipation of baseball’s most predictable outcome: Aaron Judge sending a whistle over the outfield wall. With an over and an over, facing a full count and a chance to tie the game, the judge raised … Read more

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing ahead of MLB trade deadline

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing ahead of MLB trade deadline

This is AJ Preller’s world, and the rest of the baseball industry lives in it. OK, maybe that’s overkill. But true to form, Preller is chasing a dizzying array of deals and looks virtually certain to make at least one major move before Tuesday’s trade deadline at 6 p.m. ET. Will it be with Nationals … Read more

Yankees’ Bernie Williams faced a similar free agency situation as Aaron Judge

Yankees’ Bernie Williams faced a similar free agency situation as Aaron Judge

Amid Aaron Judge’s legendary season and his murky future in New York, a Yankees legend who once wore similar shoes has offered his two cents. Moments before the Yankees’ 74th Alumni Day ceremony on Saturday afternoon – the alumni game was canceled due to injuries and vaccination statuses, the Yankees said – Bernie Williams spoke … Read more

What Andrew Benintendi did with former Royals friends after trade

What Andrew Benintendi did with former Royals friends after trade

Andrew Benintendi has changed teams, but he hasn’t changed hotels. He was still staying with the Royals on Friday, and the outfielder spent time with his old teammates after his new club, the Yankees, beat them on Thursday. The scene was never stranger than in the immediate moments after the baseball world learned that Benintendi … Read more

What Andrew Benintendi did with former Royals friends after trade

What Andrew Benintendi did with former Royals friends after trade

Andrew Benintendi has changed teams, but he hasn’t changed hotels. He was still staying with the Royals on Friday, and the outfielder spent time with his old teammates after his new club, the Yankees, beat them on Thursday. The scene was never stranger than in the immediate moments after the baseball world learned that Benintendi … Read more

Aaron Judge equals Babe Ruth’s historic HR pace in Yankees win over Royals

Aaron Judge equals Babe Ruth’s historic HR pace in Yankees win over Royals

The case for Aaron Judge’s MVP offer is only getting worse – and so is his price. Judge continued his monster season Friday night, with his bat and glove, to lead the Yankees to an 11-5 win over the Royals in the Bronx. After starting the game by denying MJ Melendez a home run in … Read more

Aaron Judge equals Babe Ruth’s historic HR pace in Yankees win over Royals

Aaron Judge equals Babe Ruth’s historic HR pace in Yankees win over Royals

The case for Aaron Judge’s MVP offer is only getting worse – and so is his price. Judge continued his monster season Friday night, with his bat and glove, to lead the Yankees to an 11-5 win over the Royals in the Bronx. After starting the game by denying MJ Melendez a home run in … Read more