Yankees’ Aaron Hicks bounces back after outfield blunder


Here are some nuggets from Monday’s Yankees spring training:

Playing Hits

DJ LeMahieu grabbed a pair of singles in the win.

In the first, he was thrown out on a close play trying to stretch it into a double, but the second single accounted for a few runs.

Ar ball

Aaron Hicks dropped a fly ball to left field on the first batter of the game, a play reminiscent of some of his late-season struggles last season.

Aaron Hicks’ gaffe is reminiscent of last year’s struggles.
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Aaron Hicks
Aaron Hicks bounced back after his mistake.

But unlike last year, he bounced right back, hitting a single and a double in his first two at bats.

Caught my eye

Willie Calhoun just keeps hitting. The off-roster outfielder trying to make a case for the left field job went 2-for-3 with two hits and now hits .571 (8-for-14) with a 1,482 OPS in six games .

Tuesday’s program

The Yankees have their first day off since camp started.

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