New York Yankees Information: Aaron Hicks continues to be recovering from an harm
NY Post | Dan Martin: Aaron Hicks is more than a year away from his Tommy John surgery, which he returned from in the 2019 postseason and delivered one of the best Yankee moments of the season with a triple home run in Game 5 of the ALCS. Even now, says Hicks, the elbow still doesn’t feel 100 percent. Hicks has had problems with injury in the past but stayed on the field in 2020 and was a particularly valuable asset in the base department.
MLB.com | Michael Clair: Baseball’s oldest living ball player turns 100! Eddie Robinson, born December 15, 1920, began his major league career in 1942 and was a train player for Casey Stengels Yankees in 1955. He recalls the classic World Series clash with the Dodgers when Jackie Robinson famously stole home. The other Robinson was also in the opponent’s dugout for Cleveland in 1948 when the Yankees withdrew Babe Ruth’s number. Ruth used Robinson’s bat to draw on support. Happy 100th place to Eddie!
Nestor Cortes Jr. | No journalistic affiliation: Former Yankee aide Nestor Cortes Jr. brought in some news late Thursday night when he announced on Instagram that he is no longer a former Yankee, but a current one. The leftist said he signed with the Americans after being traded before last season. The wind-up trick has returned.