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18mColey Harvey

Farquhar takes next step, throws bullpen session

Danny Farquhar, who suffered a brain hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm last April, took a massive step toward pitching again the majors, throwing a bullpen session with the Yankees on Friday.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

When Danny Farquhar walked into the news conference room at Steinbrenner Field just now he excitedly blurted out: "This is so cool!" He went on to later add: "Just to think 10 months ago that I would be here, you don't know. And I am extraordinarily just thankful."

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Boone tried hard to avoid discussing Luis Severino's pending extension, but he was posed a hypothetical about locking up a good young pitcher long term. His response: "He's a great pitcher and I hope he's here for a long time. Hope we can get him out tomorrow. Missed seeing him on the field today."

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5hJeff Passan

Sources: Severino extension maxes at $52.25M

The Yankees and starting pitcher Luis Severino have agreed on a four-year deal with a fifth-year option that could max out at $52.25 million, sources told ESPN.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Boone also said Aroldis Chapman's knee, which was so problematic down the stretch last year, is in "good condition." CC Sabathia's knee is one the Yankees are keeping an eye on as they ease him into spring training work. It prob won't be until March 1 before he does PFP and mound work.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Although the Yankees are planning to keep Gary Sánchez out of game action the first week of spring training following his offseason shoulder surgery, he isn't really all that limited right now, Aaron Boone said. "He's full steam ahead," per the manager.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Adam Ottavino said this today about wearing the No. 0: "I didn't wanna do anything to upset people but I had to be myself and didn't know what the organization would think. So I said it's kinda ... ‘the balls in your court.' For me, it's just a number I'm comfortable with."

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Gary Sánchez spent a large chunk of today's open clubhouse speaking to reporters about moving on from his difficult last season, and being motivated for this one. "To be honest, guys, I already forgot about last year," he said through a translator.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees manager Aaron Boone on watching his rival win last year's World Series:

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2dColey Harvey

Yanks' Sanchez ready to take charge, Boone says

It was a challenging 2018 season for Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez, but manager Aaron Boone met with him over the offseason in the Dominican Republic and came away saying he believes Sanchez is ready to move forward and take charge this year.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Jacoby Ellsbury will not start spring training with the Yankees. The OF had problems with his plantar fasciitis creep up recently, so he'll stay in Arizona a couple more weeks, Aaron Boone said. It could be March until he resumes baseball activity.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Boone watched all of last year's World Series — even the Red Sox's celebration. Gave an eloquent answer about watching that, but he ended it by saying: "That adds a little fuel to the fire, certainly."

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Boone says the Yankees will "slow-play" CC Sabathia a bit this spring as the vet finishes his recovery following a December heart procedure. That unexpected procedure slowed Sabathia's workout routine and his recovery from offseason knee surgery. Likely a couple more weeks until he throws a bullpen session.

2dColey Harvey

Going green: Severino changes diet after fatigue

After experiencing late-season fatigue in each of the last two seasons, Yankees pitcher Luis Severino has changed his diet, is drinking more water and is getting more exercise.

Improved pitching a key for Yankees in 2019 (1:31)

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Luis Severino spent his offseason trying to battle fatigue. Could tell reaching the finish line last season his body needed a little extra time to recover. So, his diet has changed. More veggies. More water. No sugar. No fried foods. "It's not easy," he said of parting with tostones.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees starters Luis Severino and Masahiro Tanaka open their springs playing catch.


Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

The first look at Adam Ottavino in pinstripes.

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3dColey Harvey

Healthy Bird sings upbeat tune at Yankees camp

As pitchers and catchers begin reporting to the Yankees' spring-training complex this week, an upbeat and self-proclaimed healthier Greg Bird believes he'll soon get back to being the promising player he once was.

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Despite injury, Tanaka hopes NL avoids DH

Despite injuring himself last season running the bases, Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka hopes use of the designated hitter does not spread to the National League.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24916th
On Base Percentage.3298th
Slugging Percentage.4512nd
Earned Run Average3.7810th
Quality Starts87Tied-5th