Posted September 28, 2018 at 04:15 PM | Updated September 28, 2018 at 04:16 PM By Brendan Kuty and Randy Miller | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com BOSTON — Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius returned to the lineup Friday for a game against the Red Sox. Gregorius had been out, nursing torn right wrist cartilage. New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays Mike Carlson | Getty 1. Andrew McCutchen, LF .247 BA, 5 HR, 9 RBI, 23 G, 77 AB, .926 OPS Screen Shot 2018-09-28 at 3.54.27 PM.png File photo 2. Aaron Judge, RF .278 BA, 26 HR, 66 RBI, 110 G, 406 AB, .916 OPS 3. Aaron Hicks, CF .247 BA, 26 HR, 76 RBI, 134 G, 469 AB, .833 OPS New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays Julio Aguilar | Getty 4. Giancarlo Stanton, DH .262 BA, 37 HR, 97 RBI, 156 G, 608 AB, .842 OPS … [Read more...] about Yankees, Boston Red Sox lineups Friday: Gregorius returns
SPORTS 09/28/2018 12:39 pm ET Updated 2 hours ago We hope it was worth it. By Ron Dicker New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia was just two innings away from earning a $500,000 bonus on Thursday, but he chose retaliation over the big bucks, ESPN reported. Tampa Bay Rays reliever Andrew Kittredge fired a pitch over the head of the Yankees’ Austin Romine in the top half of the sixth inning after Sabathia had already hit a batter with a pitch in their game Thursday. So the umpire issued a warning that any more retribution would result in an ejection. That presented a bit of a dilemma for the 38-year-old Sabathia, who was making his final regular start. He needed to throw 155 innings for the season to activate the $500,000 incentive clause in his contract. All he had to do was last through the seventh inning, seemingly attainable because he had allowed just one hit and thrown just 73 pitches in the game, Sports Illustrated noted. He plunked Rays catcher Jesus … [Read more...] about Yankees Pitcher CC Sabathia Gets Ejected, Loses $500,000 Bonus
John Connolly North Jersey Record Published 2:12 PM EDT Sep 28, 2018 Subway Series rivals no more. The New York Yankees paid tribute to longtime Mets third basemen David Wright Friday with a full-page ad in the New York Post. "The New York Yankees congratulate David Wright on a distinguished career," read the ad, which is in Yankee colors and prominently displays the Yanks' NY logo. Wright, who is retiring from baseball on Sunday, was activated by the Mets on Tuesday for the team's final home stand, but has yet to appear in a game. It's the first time the Mets captain has been on the active roster since May 27, 2016. More: David Wright leaves a lasting legacy with NY Mets franchise More: David Wright and the NY Mets: A look back at the captain's top moments More: Goodbye to the captain: What NY Mets teammates are saying about David Wright Wright, who has spinal stenosis, has had multiple surgeries in an attempt to return to the Mets' lineup and he will get that … [Read more...] about New York Yankees take out full-page ad to honor Mets’ David Wright
North Jersey Record Published 2:07 PM EDT Sep 28, 2018 Major League Baseball released the list of the top-selling jerseys Friday and, once again, the New York Yankees' Aaron Judge is No. 1. It's the second-straight year that No. 99 has topped the list. Judge was not the only Yankee to make the Top 10. Giancarlo Stanton came in ninth. The MLB list is based solely on sales of Majestic jerseys from MLBShop.com since opening day of this season. Keep scrolling to see the top 20 jerseys. The top 20 selling jerseys for 2018 were: 1. Aaron Judge, Yankees More Yankees News More: New York Yankees take out full-page ad to honor Mets' David Wright More: Yankees' pitching rotation vs. Red Sox announced as wild card game nears More: Yankees' CC Sabathia has said he will pitch in 2019. It might as well be in the Bronx … [Read more...] about New York Yankees Aaron Judge has MLB’s top-selling jersey
BOSTON -- It's the Yankees' call if they want to pay CC Sabathia the $500,000 in bonus cash he may have cost himself by getting ejected from Thursday's game, three league sources told NJ Advance Media on Friday. "It's perfectly within their right if they think he earned the bonus," one source said. But just giving him the money could also be problematic, the sources said. The sources spoke on the condition of anonymity because they didn't want to speak publicly on the team's decision-making. Why has Sanchez had a rough year? If the Yankees wanted, one source said, they could just amend the 38-year-old's contract, effectively shortening the goalposts for him. Sabathia is at 153 innings for the season. He needs 155 to reach the mark. Or, a couple sources suggested, they could make a charitable donation to the PitCCh-In Foundation, Sabathia's non-profit that helps inner-city youth. An MLB spokesman declined comment. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman hasn't immediately … [Read more...] about What’s stopping Yankees from just paying CC Sabathia $500,000?