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NYY News: Stroman settling in

NYY News: Stroman settling in

Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports A coaching revolution around MLB; Stroman settling in with the Yankees: Guidry on Gerrit Cole’s upcoming season; and Cole’s impeccable memory for home run celebrations against him The Athletic | Brittany Ghiroli: There are numerous amounts of coaches throughout MLB, all with different jobs in their respective organizations. Some use their baseball experience to influence how they teach the stars of today, while others focus on analytics and technology to help players find their best game. The coaches who are using technology like...
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Yankees 3, Orioles 7: Stroman strong, relievers not so much

Yankees 3, Orioles 7: Stroman strong, relievers not so much

Photo by J. Conrad Williams Jr./Newsday RM via Stro looked sharp, but not much else went right for the Yanks. Marcus Stroman looked razor-sharp in his second Grapefruit League start, twirling four scoreless innings against a relatively strong Orioles lineup. Unfortunately, the Yankees starters on offense couldn’t hold up their end of the bargain, nor could the first two relievers to follow Stroman out of the ‘pen. A Baltimore power surge in the middle innings put the game out of reach for New York, who couldn’t manage to get on the board until the ninth,...
Pinstripe Alley 15 hours ago
NYY @ BAL: Marcus Stroman vs. Cole Irvin

NYY @ BAL: Marcus Stroman vs. Cole Irvin

Photo by New York Yankees/ The Bombers take on the reigning division champs for the first time this spring. The Yankees gave us a taste of what the top of the order is capable of this season, Anthony Rizzo launching a grand slam and solo shot and Juan Soto leaving the yard as well as New York easily downed the Blue Jays for the second time this spring, 8-4. Today, they get a crack at the reigning division champs for the first time this spring. Marcus Stroman makes his second start Grapefruit League start after giving up three runs (two earned) on four hits against the...
Pinstripe Alley 17 hours ago
Austin Wells and the Yankees’ catcher carousel

Austin Wells and the Yankees’ catcher carousel

Yankees catcher Austin Wells participating in spring training workouts at George M. Steinbrenner Field | Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports Will the rookie catcher land a spot on the Opening Day roster when the music stops? Austin Wells has reason for optimism as spring training gets underway in Tampa. The Yankees’ mustachioed catching phenom posted a .775 OPS with 17 home runs in 96 minor league games last season and fared nearly as well at the plate in an impressive 19-game MLB debut in the fall. After that strong showing, incumbent catcher Kyle Higashioka, who...
MASN: Steve Melewski 18 hours ago
Orioles and Yankees lineups for game at Ed Smith Stadium

Orioles and Yankees lineups for game at Ed Smith Stadium

SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles currently hold the best record for the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues combined at 7-1 and have won four in a row.They try to keep a streak alive today when they host the New York Yankees at 1:05 p.m. at Ed Smith Stadium. The game will be televised live on MASN.This is the first of just two spring games between these American League East rivals, a year after the Orioles won 101 games and the Yankees won 82.Center fielder Cedric Mullins, who is 2-for-7 this spring, will lead off, followed by catcher Adley Rutschman and Ryan Mountcastle, who returns to the field at...