For that was reflective of the man who did it; it was special.
In 2017 Aaron Judge broke out in the Bronx, smashing an AL rookie record 52 homers en route to the Rookie of The Year award - with some also believing that he was deserving of the MVP award too.
The Yankees have been knocking on the door for three years running and they now have reason to believe that they will succeed in 2020, in large part due to one addition to the roster.
There aren’t many other ways that the Yankees could get better this off season but while they seem to have their business in order, there is one lingering trade in the air that Brian Cashman could well swoop in to take the Yankees to another level.
New York Yankees agreed a contract with free agent starting pitcher Gerrit Cole on Tuesday, breaking several Major League records in the process.
The New York Yankees will be sitting down with Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg in the coming days, per The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.
The 2019 MLB free agent class will go down in history with a great deal of star pitching and many teams with obvious needs on the mound. Most eyes are on Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg and Madison Bumgarner – two World Series MVPs and a total of three generational aces.
Sadly, the time has come to face the ending moments of a very competitive 2019 season in Major League Baseball. But while much of the playoff picture has already been determined, a few crucial battles are yet to conclude.
The American League was thought to have four superteams at the start of 2019, you could have just played the playoffs then with the Red Sox, Yankees, Indians, Astros. One of these is eliminated and the Indians are still competing for a place with a week to go in the season.
When describing his legendary signature pitch, Rivera said "it was just from god". I'm sure every Yankee fan who watched him pitch will be in eternal agreement.
With 50 or so regular season games to play, here are our post-trade-deadline power rankings…
The New York Yankees missed out on trading for Trevor Bauer on Wednesday night with the trade deadline just hours away.
The New York Yankees have recently checked in on Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Tanner Roark, per Jon Heyman.
Though the division race would appear to be almost wrapped up for the New York Yankees in the AL East with just over 100 games played this season, they certainly will not want complacency to set in just yet, and the upcoming 4-game series with their bitter rivals at Fenway Park is set up to be a cracker.
The trade deadline in MLB, for the first time a sole one, is just nine days away and needless to say a lot of star pitchers from underachieving teams are on the market. With Madison Bumgarner off market for now, attention turns to Texas Rangers ace Mike Minor – second in Earned Run Average in the American League with 2.86.