Yankees, Mets get green light to hold spring training in home stadiums from New York governor

On Sunday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tweeted that professional sports teams of his state are now free to “begin spring training.” The use of the baseball term “spring training” of course strongly suggests that he’s referring primarily to the Yankees and Mets, who, like the rest of Major League Read more

Yankees’ Aaron Judge donates headphones to New York City, California schools to support online learning

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge announced he’s donating headphones to schools in New York City to help students with online learning. Judge will also be donating 100 customized headphones to fourth graders in his home town of Linden, California. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hasn’t just affected the sports world, Read more

MLB 2020 season simulation: Braves surge into first place; Yankees flirting with .500 through 50 games

Major League Baseball was supposed to launch the 2020 regular season eight weeks ago, on March 26. The spread of the novel coronavirus, however, forced MLB to delay Opening Day to some unknowable future date that is dependent on the effectiveness of the containment strategies imposed across the country in Read more

Yankees, Dodgers are co-favorites to win 2020 World Series; but which team is under more pressure?

Major League Baseball, like so many other sports, is currently suspended because of the ongoing coronavirus global pandemic. MLB and the players association (MLBPA), though, are determined to have a 2020 season of some kind. The two sides are currently in negotiations over a proposal to restart the season in early Read more

Will Yankees or Mets play games in New York? Governor Cuomo says there’s ‘a lot of reward with minimal risk’

Major League Baseball and the Players Association are expected to maintain dialogue this week on a potential plan for an abbreviated season that would begin in July. One individual who would like to see the two sides work out an agreement sooner than later is New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Read more

Yankees GM Brian Cashman ‘optimistic’ MLB and players union will reach deal, play 2020 season

Major League Baseball and the players association (MLBPA) are determined to have a 2020 season of some kind after the coronavirus global pandemic forced the league to shutdown. Opening Day was originally scheduled for March 26. MLB and the MLBPA are currently in negotiations over many unresolved issues for a Read more