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.
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.
The first ever Major League Baseball regular season games in Europe were an overwhelming success. The crowds were engaged, creating an atmosphere of friendly rivalry with a buzz of excitement for this new project. The weather was as good as it gets in the UK.
The first ever MLB London Series takes place this weekend as the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox meet in a two-game series at the London Stadium.
The New York Yankees are baseball’s most famous franchise, their logo worn on baseball caps around the planet. The Yankees are one of the most valuable sporting organisations on the planet, ranked fifth in the world by Forbes, behind the Dallas Cowboys, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United.
Major League Baseball comes to London for its first ever regular season games in the UK this month. The Boston Red Sox will face the New York Yankees in England’s capital, bringing one of sport’s greatest rivalries across the Atlantic for two games.
The New York Yankees won a 100 games in 2018 despite a tricky campaign. They will fancy their chances of winning the division this year.
Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto has been at the centre of trade speculation all offseason. San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds are the two latest teams to be linked with the All-Star catcher, as reported by Ken Rosenthal on Monday.