MLB.com | Bryan Hoch: The Yankees held their annual season’s finish press convention on Wednesday afternoon, with each Aaron Boone and Brian Cashman taking the rostrum. These classes often produce a laundry listing of shock damage information, however fortunately the Bombers have none to report. Luke Voit has plantar fasciitis and acquired a PRP injection for it, however that’s all. Sport Two of the ALDS dominated the dialog, the place Boone took accountability for the pitching change, and Cashman backed him up. Different subjects included the future of Gary Sánchez, Gleyber Torres’ defense, and the upcoming free agencies of DJ LeMahieu and Masahiro Tanaka.
Cashman additionally delivered this sobering, if not pathetic, evaluation:
“They’re a greater franchise than we’re proper now.” – Cashman on the #Rays
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SNY.tv | Danny Abriano: For the second consecutive season, the league has nominated DJ LeMahieu for the Hank Aaron Award. The award acknowledges the most effective expertise on the plate in every league. LeMahieu, 32, hit 364/.421/.590 with 10 dwelling runs (177 wRC+) en path to profitable the American League batting title. Along with enter supplied by Hank Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr., and Johnny Bench, followers can weigh in by voting here.
The Detroit News | Tony Paul: The Tigers obtained a leap begin on their managerial search, a emptiness opened up by Ron Gardenhire’s sudden retirement. Detroit reportedly has performed two Zoom interviews with Yankees hitting coach Marcus Thames. The 43-year-old is not any stranger to the Motor Metropolis, having performed six seasons for the Tigers. Thames represents one of many high managerial candidates within the sport, satisfying each standards wanted in a contemporary supervisor. Better of luck to Thames.