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An update on what the Yankees are doing during the shutdown

We are getting closer to baseball, but we are still keeping tabs on what the Yankees have been up to.

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It’s been 108 days since Major League Baseball announced the suspension of spring training and the delay of Opening Day. Although no official activities have occurred in quite some time, players throughout the league have continued to keep loose. Let’s check back in and see what some Yankees have been up to before baseball resumes this week.

Happy Father’s Day from the Yankees

In celebration of Father’s Day, players like Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Luke Voit, and some others said some kind words on camera about their fathers and were posted on the official Yankees Twitter account.

Miguel Andujar celebrated his Father’s Day by posting a picture of him and his daughter, Emma while she took a break from riding her scooter.

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❤️ Happy Father’s Day ❤️

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The players react to the return of baseball

We are all excited that Major League Baseball will resume training camp this week, but no one is more ready to go than the players. Here’s how some of the Yankees reacted when the news broke that they can continue playing ball.

Aaron Judge

The big man posted a cool graphic on his Instagram and even gave a shoutout to New York’s play-by-play announcer Ryan Ruocco as Judge noted his excitement for the season to begin.

Tyler Wade

Wade posted a picture of him celebrating in the dugout with Brett Gardner and Gary Sanchez on the day the return of baseball was announced. Wade is known for his speed on the bases and he could be a key player for the Yanks in 2020 when it comes to the extra innings rule that will be implemented.

Mike Ford

In by far the funniest post by any Yankee this week, the first baseman posted a video of him on the mound in 2019 recording a strikeout to end the inning. He walked back to the dugout with a huge smile on his face and he promises that his smile will still be there this season.

Gary Sanchez and Aaron Hicks join the party

Both of them had “We’re Back” in their photos.

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Let’s gooo!!! Who’s ready for some baseball?

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Yankees officially ink first-round draft pick, Austin Wells

The 20-year-old catcher signed his contract to officially become a member of the New York Yankees, and yes, his beard is gone. He may not play his first game until at least 2021 as the minor league season hangs in limbo, unless the Yankees plan to add him to the Taxi Squad.

That’s all the updates we have for you today. Check back next week to see more of what the Yankees are doing during their free time!