The New York Yankees will host their third-annual Alzheimer's Awareness Night on Monday, June 22. To draw attention to the cause, the first 18,000 fans 21 and over in attendance for the evening's Yankees-Phillies game will receive a purple New York Yankees cap presented by the New Era Cap Company.
The New York Yankees will return home tonight for the first of eight games at Yankee Stadium. The stretch of games will feature a two-game set vs. Baseball's 2015 home run leader Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins (Wednesday-Thursday, June 17-18), a three-game series vs. two-time AL MVP Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers (Friday-Sunday, June 19-21) and a three-game set vs. the Philadelphia Phillies (Monday-Wednesday, June 22-24).
The New York Yankees today announced the roster of former Yankees who will be on hand at the 69th annual Old-Timers' Day on Saturday, June 20, at Yankee Stadium - the seventh Old-Timers' Day at the current Yankee Stadium.
Today the Yankees acquired minor league INF Tony Renda from the Washington Nationals in exchange for RHP David Carpenter. This season with Double-A Harrisburg, Renda batted .267 (55-for-206) with 31R, 10 doubles, 1 triple, 1HR, 23RBI and 13SB in 54G. He also drew 19 walks with only 15 strikeouts.