The New York Yankees play Major League Baseball at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx.
2020 Season Highlights
After a long period of uncertainty with the COVID-19 Coronavirus epidemic, the Major League Baseball season starts with a few changes, like no spectators and no spitting.
July 23, 2020, Thursday ~ The Yankees’ Opening Night is at the 2019 Major League Baseball champions, the Washington Nationals on ESPN at 7:08pm.
Thank you New York Yankees and Washington Nationals for taking the knee all together for Black Lives Matter before the first game of the 2020 Season. We are proud to have you with us. We are with you too.
Yankees won the game after a sixth inning rain delay, 4-1. New pitcher Gerrit Cole gets the win.
July 29, 2020, Wednesday ~ The Yankee’s Home Opener is with the Phillies at 7:05pm. This four-game stand was postponed by a Phillies COVID-19 outbreak.
July 31 – August 2, 2020, Friday-Sunday ~ The Yanks host rivals the Boston Red Sox for three games.
Yankees bats win the first 5-1. Aaron Judge, Gio Urshela and Brett Gardner homered. Judge’s opener was a two-run homer. Jordon Montgomery got the win.
Oops, we did it again, 5-2. Aaron Judge homered again. Gio Urshela hit his first grand slam. Tanaka got the win on his return after a July 4 concussion.
Saturday, August 1, 2020 on ESPN at 7pm. Oops, we did it again 9-7. Judge homered again for his fifth straight game with a homer. Yanks are 7-1 with the best start in Major League Baseball.
August 14-17, 2020, Friday-Monday ~ The Yanks host a four-game stand against the Boston Red Sox.
Watch the Yankees vs Red Sox on FOX on Saturday, August 15 at 7pm.
Watch the Yankees vs Red Sox on ESPN on Sunday, August 16 at 7pm.
August 21-23, 2020, Friday-Sunday ~ The Yanks are at the Mets for the Subway Series.
Watch Mets vs Yankees on TBS on Sunday, August 23 at 1:10pm.
August 28-30, 2020, Friday-Sunday ~ The Yanks host the Mets for the Subway Series.
September 18-20, 2020, Friday-Sunday ~ The Yanks are at the Boston Red Sox.
September 27, Sunday ~ The Yanks host the Marlins for their last game of the regular season.
A 60-Game Schedule
June 1, 2020 ~ Major League Baseball has announced a 60-game schedule with a normal playoff cycle. Games will be played without fans. They are expected to begin on July 23rd or 24th.
The COVID-19 situation is fragile and fluid. Don’t be disappointed if the season changes.
March 13, 2020 ~ New York City entered COVID-19 shutdown.
Latin Yankees on the 2020 Roster
At the start of the 2020 season, the Yankees have Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Italian, Puerto Rican and Venezuelan players. New Yankees are bolded.
- Albert Abreu #84 is originally from Guayubin, Dominican Republic.
- Luis Cessa #85 is originally from Cordoba, Mexico
- Aroldis Chapman #54 is originally from Holguin, Cuba
- Deivi Garcia #83 is originally from Bonao, Dominican Republic
- Luis Medina #80 is originally from Nagua, Dominican Republic
- Adam Ottavino #0 is Italian-American
- Luis Severino #40 is originally from Sabana de la Mar, Dominican Republic
Changes from 2019
- Dellin Betances (Dominican) is now a New York Met
- The Yankees winningest pitcher in 2019, Domingo German (Dominican) is suspended for 81 games for domestic violence. He is out for the next 63 games so he’ll miss the season. We don’t know if the Yanks will bring him back.
- CC Sabathia #52 (Louisiana Creole) retired
- Gary Sánchez #24 is originally from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
- Miguel Andujar #41 is originally from San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
- Thairo Estrada #71 is originally from Bejuma, Venezuela
- Gleyber Torres #25 is originally from Caracas, Venezuela
- Gio Urshela #29 is originally from Cartagena, Colombia
Changes from 2019
- Didi Gregorius (Curuçao Dutch) is now with the Philadelphia Phillies
- Estevan Florial #90 is originally from Barahona, Dominican Republic
- Giancarlo Stanton is from Panorama City, California. He has some Puerto Rican heritage.