Tags: New York Yankees

Yankees Hit a New Gear Against a Familiar Foil: The Twins

“Tonight was a great night, up and down the lineup,” Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said. It is still early, of course, with about 87 percent of the season still to be played, but the win streak is the first indication that this rebuilt, retooled and significantly younger Yankees team might be equipped to challenge, or…

On Baseball: Gleyber Torres Arrives as Part of a Pinstriped Youth Movement

Those players came to the Yankees on free-agent deals worth a combined $300 million. Torres arrived in a much different way than almost any other Yankee: as another team’s sapling, not a redwood. Torres had never played above Class A when the Chicago Cubs traded him and three others to the Yankees for Aroldis Chapman…

Yankees 5, Blue Jays 1: Miguel Andujar, the Yankees’ 18-Game Veteran, Outshines Phenom’s Debut

Andujar, 23, displayed that confidence to Didi Gregorius before the game when he told the Yankees shortstop, “I’m feeling good today.” Replied Gregorius: “O.K. Show me.” Andujar started doing exactly that in the second inning, when he stepped in against Jaime Garcia and ripped a double past Blue Jays third baseman Yangervis Solarte. He and…