Steinbrenner met with Judge, says 'we've got a good thing'
Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner held a one-on-one meeting with Aaron Judge to make sure the star free agent slugger knows how much New York wants him back. Judge turned down an offer from the Yankees ahead of opening day that would have been worth $213.5 million from 2023-29. Steinbrenner said he approved general manager Brian Cashman making the offer public since he thought it would leak out.news.yahoo.com
Hal Steinbrenner plans to have Boone return as manager
Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner plans to keep Aaron Boone as his manager. “As far as Boone’s concerned, we just signed him and for all the same reasons I listed a year ago, I believe he is a very good manager," Steinbrenner said Wednesday as he left the Yankees player development complex. Boone agreed last October to a three-year deal with a team option for 2025.news.yahoo.com
‘I do not want to be a winner by cheating’: Arizona House Speaker during Jan. 6 hearing
Republican Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers testified during the fourth public hearing of the House Committee’s investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., asked Bowers to read one of his journal passages from December 2020 when he was asked to overturn the 2020 election results of his state.news.yahoo.com
Germán apologizes after serving domestic violence suspension
He returned to the Yankees last week for the start of spring training. Germán was 18-4 with a 4.03 ERA in 2019 when he was put on leave. Manager Aaron Boone said Germán is competing with Deivi García, Michael King, Asher Wojciechowski, Jhoulys Chacín and Nick Nelson. It is clear that I must improve on that.”Germán would not discuss the events that led to his suspension. Germán said he learned “the biggest thing is about how do you react to certain things?
Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame pitcher Whitey Ford
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 1960 file photo, New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third World Series game at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo, File)Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame pitcher Whitey Ford, the ace of the mighty New York Yankees teams in the 1950s and ’60s. Obviously, a great pitcher. They never say Whitey Ford. It’s Whitey Ford.