The New York Yankees and former Shaker star Tommy Kahnle might be parting ways. Kahnle chose free agency over outright assignment from the Yankees. The right-handed reliever will test the market instead of being sent to the minors while he rehabs from Tommy John Surgery in August.
As Tommy Kahnle continues to train for his first full season with the Yankees, the hard-throwing reliever got some good news Thursday night. The Shaker High School grad and the Yankees agreed to a one-year, $1.3 million dollar deal to avoid arbitration. Kahnle, who took over the set up role from Dellin Betances last season, was able to do what Betances could not; avoid a contentious court battle over a season's salary.
Every Tuesday at 4 pm The Levack And Goz Show is joined by Big Board Sports and News channel 13's Chris Onorato to break down what's happening in local sports. This is a big week for Section 2 in particular as the Shaker Bison host the Troy Flying Horses and Shaker grad Tommy Kahnle came up huge for the New York Yankees.
It's official the Yankees have added 3rd baseman Todd Frazier and relief pitchers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle.
The White Sox added Prospects Blake Rutherford, Ian Clarkin, Tito Polo and reliever Tyler Clippard.
Exciting news for the Capital Region today as Shaker High School graduate Tommy Kahnle is back in the Majors. The hard-throwing right-hander was called up by the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.
Kahnle was acquired by the White Sox in the offseason after spending two years with the Colorado Rockies...
Tommy Kahnle, traded from the Rockies to the White Sox this offseason, threw a scoreless inning yesterday for the Sox in a win against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Kahnle has appeared in two games for the Sox this Spring, pitching to a 0...
The Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals yesterday by a score of 6-4.
Why should you care about this? Two reasons.
1. The Nationals lost, which is good for the Mets. New York holds a 1.5 game lead over Washington in the NL East...