• Yankees’ injuries remain a test for team’s new health director

    Yankees’ injuries remain a test for team’s new health director

    Directors of player health and performance, Casey Stengel once said, are like umpires and weather forecasters. We talk about them only when things go wrong on their watch. (OK, you got me. Casey surely never uttered the words “directors of player health and performance” in that exact order. Just plug in “Railroad conductors” or “Milkmen” …
  • Yankees get Aaron Judge news they’ve been waiting for

    Yankees get Aaron Judge news they’ve been waiting for

    When the Yankees’ season resumes, most likely in Atlanta on Tuesday, Aaron Boone will write Aaron Judge into a lineup card for the first time in two weeks. “He looks good. He looks ready to go,’’ Boone said of Judge, who participated in a team workout Saturday at Yankee Stadium. “When we return, Aaron will …
  • DJ LeMahieu extremely bummed about Yankees’ injury mess

    DJ LeMahieu extremely bummed about Yankees’ injury mess

    If Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton hadn’t beaten DJ LeMahieu to the injured list, the second baseman would still be bummed about being unable to play due to a sprained left thumb. That Judge and Stanton are also out makes dealing with the injury more difficult for the Yankees’ most complete hitter and another example …
  • Aaron Judge may be back in Yankees lineup very soon

    Aaron Judge may be back in Yankees lineup very soon

    Saturday is the first day Aaron Judge is eligible to come off the injured list and rejoin the Yankees. This past Sunday, the right fielder, who has been out with a right calf strain, said he didn’t need to go on the IL which is an indication Judge could be ready to play Saturday against …
  • Giancarlo Stanton shares Yankees’ fans pain: ‘I am disappointed in myself’

    Giancarlo Stanton shares Yankees’ fans pain: ‘I am disappointed in myself’

    Aroldis Chapman stepped off the COVID-19 injured list and joined the Yankees on Monday night when they looked to sweep a four-game series against the rancid Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Aaron Judge, out with a right calf problem, expects to bounce off the IL on Saturday, the first day he is eligible. That is …
  • Yankees may be on brink of positive Aaron Judge injury news

    Yankees may be on brink of positive Aaron Judge injury news

    A day after Aaron Judge was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right calf strain, manager Aaron Boone said he could begin baseball activities as soon as Monday, which would be good news for the Yankees and their right fielder. Judge was removed from Tuesday night’s game against the Braves in the sixth …
  • Aaron Judge’s injury history brings a troubling question

    Aaron Judge’s injury history brings a troubling question

    He is 28 years old, and suddenly troubling questions, chilling questions for the Yankees and Yankees fans, surround Aaron Judge: Have we already seen the best of him? Will he ever stay on the field long enough to again be the most feared face of the franchise? The imposing Sultan of Swat who bashed 52 …
  • Yankees and Gerrit Cole power past Red Sox without Aaron Judge

    Yankees and Gerrit Cole power past Red Sox without Aaron Judge

    In a much bigger picture, Hal Steinbrenner seduced Gerrit Cole to join the Yankees with a staggering amount of money and the belief he could pitch the Yankees to multiple World Series titles. That may or not happen during the nine years Cole works for Steinbrenner, who with sister Jennifer, club president Randy Levine and …
  • Yankees place Aaron Judge on 10-day IL

    Yankees place Aaron Judge on 10-day IL

    Unfortunately for the Yankees, Aaron Judge’s injury was not a day-to-day situation. The Yankees announced Friday that the star slugger is headed to the 10-day injured list with a calf problem, according to The Post’s George A. King III. This is a big blow to the Yankees, especially considering Judge’s hot start. Judge blasted nine …
  • DJ LeMahieu proving to be Yankees’ biggest difference maker

    DJ LeMahieu proving to be Yankees’ biggest difference maker

    They have lost Giancarlo Stanton for who knows how long due a problem with a hamstring that supports a ripped upper body. Aaron Judge, who led the AL in homers with nine and RBIs with 20 going into Thursday’s action, missed Wednesday’s game due to lower-body tightness. Aaron Boone was hopeful he would get Judge …