Yanks give two-year extensions to key cog


The Yanks locked up their last remaining free agent on Saturday. Bob Sheppard, who, despite earlier reports, will return to the booth this year, signed a two-year deal with the Yankees. This contract will career Sheppard through his age 99 season. According to Ken Davidoff, Sheppard, recovering from a severe case of pneumonia, will return to the Bronx sometime around the beginning of June.

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  • mike

    well that is some welcome news. we’ll keep our fingers crossed!!

  • Manimal

    Long live Bob Sheppard!!!

  • LiveFromNewYork

    Ladies and Gentlemen.

    May I have your attention please.

    I am very happy about this news!!!

  • E-ROC

    The immortal Bob Sheppard!

  • http://aroundthemajors.blogspot.com/ Around The Majors

    Thank God Bob is coming back, stadium wouldn’t be the same without him.

  • Lauren

    That’s a long guaranteed K for someone who is sickness prone now.

    JK! So don’t bite my head off. Good to see him back!!

  • mike

    why say something like that lauren? is there really a point you’d like to make?

  • SMS

    God bless Mr. Sheppard. Now matter how young the team gets, things do stay the same. There’s never been anyone better.