Luke Voit RUMORS & NEWS

  • Luke Voit in Yanks lineup after hit-by-pitch scare

    MLB.com "Luke Voit was back in the lineup for the Yankees on Sunday, one day after being hit by a pitch that glanced off his shoulder and hit his chin. He was removed from Saturday’s game in the top of the fifth inning after the hit by pitch in the bottom of the fourth. He underwent concussion..." July 21

  • Yankees' Luke Voit takes fastball to face, exits game after scoring

    The Score "New York Yankees first baseman Luke Voit was struck in the face by a 91-mph Chad Bettis fastball in the fourth inning Saturday, and he eventually left the game against the Colorado Rockies. Voit initially stayed in the contest and went first-to-third on a Didi Gregorius single in the..." July 20

  • Yankees will likely activate Luke Voit Saturday; Giancarlo Stanton’s return isn’t even close

    New York Daily News "Luke Voit was nowhere to be seen as the Yankees took early batting practice on Friday, an unusual sign for the first baseman. Before the All-Star break, he had been on the field early doing all his work and pushing to come off the injured list for this game, the first game back after the..." July 13

  • Yankees’ life without Luke Voit will be fascinating

    New York Post "Any Yankees fan with a little mad scientist in him or her will see the benefit of Luke Voit’s first career trip to the major league injured list. What, you’re not curious to witness pinstriped life without the Voit Phenomenon? Before arriving at Citi Field on..." July 03

  • Another Yankee down as Luke Voit hits injured list

    New York Post "Luke Voit is the latest Yankee to hit the injured list due to the abdominal strain he suffered in Saturday’s win over the Red Sox in London. Voit left that game after injuring himself while running out a double and didn’t play Sunday, but the Yankees still hoped he..." July 02

  • Luke Voit exits with apparent leg injury

    MLB.com "Luke Voit spent a lot of time on the basepaths in the beginning of the London Series -- perhaps a bit too much. The Yankees first baseman sustained an apparent lower leg injury Saturday against the Red Sox as he legged out a fifth-inning double, his fourth hit of the game. A..." June 29

  • Luke Voit upset by Lucas Giolito throwing up and in after HR: 'It's a bunch of BS'

    The Score "Luke Voit didn't appreciate the location of a Lucas Giolito fastball in the third inning of Friday night's game. The New York Yankees slugger hit a home run off the Chicago White Sox right-hander in the opening frame, and Giolito threw high and tight his next time..." June 15

  • Luke Voit prospering where ailing Yankees need it the most

    New York Post "There are times in a tight game, Luke Voit acknowledged Thursday, when he’ll gaze from home plate back to his superiors for reminders and reassurance. “I’ll look over to [hitting coach] Marcus [Thames] in the dugout, and he’ll go, ‘Slow down. Don’t..." June 14

  • Yankees slugger Luke Voit really wants an invitation to the 2019 Home Run Derby

    CBS Sports "In 58 games this season, New York Yankees first baseman Luke Voit has already tied a career best with 15 home runs. Now, he wants another career accolade -- an invitation to the Home Run Derby. Asked Sunday afternoon what he'd say..." June 04

  • Yankees’ Luke Voit has homecoming to remember

    New York Post "There are homecomings and there are home-run comings. Luke Voit put on a Show Me State exhibition for his loyal fans in his home state. Voit blasted a 470-foot, two-run home run to left field in the seventh inning Saturday at Kauffman Stadium to break a 3-3 tie and boost the Yankees..." May 26

  • DH days jump-starting Yankees’ Luke Voit

    New York Post "Manager Aaron Boone used Luke Voit as the DH on Thursday for a second straight game and went with Kendrys Morales at first in back-to-back games. “Kind of a way to squeak some days [of rest] for him,’’ Boone said of Voit, who went 2-for-5 with a homer in..." May 24

  • CC Sabathia calls HBP of Luke Voit by Rays' Yonny Chirinos 'stupid'

    The Score "The New York Yankees wound up squandering their chance to slide into first place in the American League East on Saturday, but that wasn't the only thing that ruffled their feathers. After allowing a game-tying home run to DJ LeMahieu, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Yonny Chirinos threw up..." May 12

  • Luke Voit drops an ounce and turns into a hitting machine for Yankees

    New York Daily News "Luke Voit needed to drop some weight. He began the season feeling sluggish — and behind at the plate — after hitting .213 with four homers and 15 RBI in his first 17 games. Since he lost the weight, he’s been on fire. In fact on Monday, he was named the American League Player..." April 30

  • Why Luke Voit is the real deal for the Yankees

    Pinstripe Alley "Luke Voit came to the Yankees from St. Louis in 2018 and had one of the most memorable second half stretches in team history, clubbing 14 home runs in 39 games. He established himself as a force capable of carrying the offense. The real question was whether or..." April 22

  • Luke Voit Calls Tigers Pitcher Who is Same Height and Weight as Him a "Fat F--k"

    The Big Lead "The struggling Yankees were no match for the mighty Tigers on Tuesday night in the Bronx. Detroit reliever Joe Jimenez tried to add insult and potentially injury to the affair in the eighth inning. First he plunked New York slugger Luke Voit. Then he completed an unassisted double play by..." April 03

  • Yankees’ Luke Voit-Greg Bird battle will go into the season

    New York Post "No player needs spring training to be five weeks rather than six more than Greg Bird. He just can’t seem to get out of Dodge — or the Grapefruit League — without incurring a late-March injury. Bird was hit on his right elbow Wednesday, joking afterward that somehow..." March 22

  • One way the Yankees can keep Luke Voit and Greg Bird in the lineup

    Pinstripe Alley "The Yankees have a rare, legitimate competition going down at spring training. Typically these contests have a runaway favorite — someone the Yankees actually want to win. The team knows who they will play on Opening Day, but put on a little show to make it look like an open..." March 12

  • Why Yankees brass is thinking Luke Voit or Greg Bird won’t make Opening Day roster

    Newark Star-Ledger "Just like the final two months of the Yankees’ 2018 season, Luke Voit has been a beast again at the plate in the first two weeks of Grapefruit League play. In four games, he’s raked at a .308 clip with two homers and five RBI over five games, and his defense at first..." March 07

  • Greg Bird and Luke Voit just made this even harder on Yankees

    New York Post "If Greg Bird and Luke Voit play like they have in the early portion of the exhibition season, the Yankees are going to have an impossible decision to make regarding who makes the team. Wednesday against the Tigers at Publix Field the first basemen each shined in different..." February 28