The New York Yankees are proud to announce the return of HOPE Week (Helping Others Persevere & Excel) in 2015 for the seventh consecutive season. The initiative is a unique week-long community program that brings to light five remarkable stories intended to inspire individuals into action in their own communities. HOPE Week 2015 will take place in New York from Monday, August 17 through Friday, August 21.
The New York Yankees today announced that Bernie Williams (No. 51), Jorge Posada (No. 20) and Andy Pettitte (No. 46) will each have their uniform numbers retired and will be honored with plaques in Monument Park.
Tickets for individual Yankees games at Yankee Stadium will first be made available to the public through an exclusive MasterCard pre-on-sale online at yankees.com and yankeesbeisbol.com, and via Ticketmaster phone from Wednesday, February 18, at 10:00 a.m. through Monday, February 23, at 10:00 p.m. During the MasterCard pre-on-sale, all fans can purchase tickets using their MasterCard. For more information, please visit www.yankees.com/priceless.
The New York Yankees today announced that they have signed six players to minor league contracts with an invitation to Major League Spring Training: RHP Scott Baker, INF Cole Figueroa, INF Jonathan Galvez, C Juan Graterol, INF Nick Noonan, and C Eddy Rodriguez. The club has also invited 20 additional players to 2015 spring training, bringing the total number of invitees to 26 (11 pitchers, five catchers, seven infielders and three outfielders). The number of players now scheduled to report is 66.