Slade Heathcott

#72 CF / N.Y. Yankees / EXP: 1YRS Height: 6-1 Weight: 210 lb Age: 25 College: None Bats/Throws L/L

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    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Slade Heathcott propels Yankees to win with three-run HR

      Yankees rookie Slade Heathcott came into Monday's game against the Rays with one home run in his young six-game career. On Monday, he played hero, as he hit a three-run, go-ahead home run in the top of the ninth inning, leading the Yanks to the 4-1 win. Heathcott came off the bench to hit his second big fly of the season, which was by far his most significant hit of the year. The three RBI on Monday matched his season total entering the game.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Yankees recall OG Slade Heathcott, C Gary Sanchez

      The Yankees recalled outfielder Slade Heathcott and catcher Gary Sanchez from Triple-A on Saturday, the team announced.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Yankees CF Slade Heathcott activated, sent to Triple-A

      Center fielder Slade Heathcott has been reinstated off the 60-day disabled list and sent by the Yankees to Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre. Heathcott has been sidelined with an injured quad for more than two months. He managed six hits in 17 at-bats before going down.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Yankees CF Slade Heathcott's to rehab in Triple-A

      Yankees center fielder Slade Heathcott will have his rehab assignment moved up to Triple-A, according to The Journal News. Heathcott is currently on the 60-day disabled list with an injured quad.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      Yankees OF Slade Heathcott plays in rehab games

      Outfielder Slade Heathcott, who played in six games with the Yankees before going on the 60-day disabled list with a quad strain in late May, returned to action over the weekend, playing in a pair of rehab contests for Class A Charleston, per Heathcott went 0-for-6 in the games but seemingly showed no ill effects from the injury. His path to the majors, however, might be blocked by the solid play of Jacoby Ellsbury, whom Heathcott was called up to replace when Ellsbury was down with an injury. Heatcott was 6-for-18 during his time with the Yankees.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Yankees transfer Slade Heathcott to 60-day DL

      The Yankees transferred center fielder Slade Heathcott to the 60-day disabled list Sunday, the team announced. Heathcott has been out since May 27 with a quad strain.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Yankees place Slade Heathcott on DL, call up Ramon Flores

      The Yankees placed center fielder Slade Heathcott on the 15-day disabled list on Friday. Heathcott was scratched from Thursday's game with a grade-two quad strain. To replace him on the roster, the Yankees called up outfielder Ramon Flores , who was hitting .294 with four home runs and 15 RBI at Triple-A Scranton.

    • by R.J. White |

      Yankees' Slade Heathcott (quad) scratched Thursday

      Yankees center fielder Slade Heathcott has been scratched from Thursday's lineup against the A's due to a sore right quad, YES reports. Heathcott said he has been dealing with the injury off and on since the offseason. "It's been very easily manageable," Heathcott said, per The Journal News. "Came in today just a little more tender, and we just decided that giving it a day or two here would be better than four weeks." Heathcott has started four of the last six games in center field, but he'll be replaced by Chris Young due to the injury. Heathcott is 6 for 17 with one home run and three RBI in six games. The Yankees are road favorites (-110) in Oakland on Thursday, per

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Yankees CF Slade Heathcott will start over Chris Young

      Yankees center fielder Slade Heathcott will get the start over Chris Young on Wednesday against the Royals. Both Heathcott and Young are battling for playing time with star center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury on the 15-day disabled list with a knee injury. Young struck out three times in his team's 5-1 win over the Royals on Tuesday, while Heathcott is hitting .357 in just 14 at-bats this season.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      OF Slade Heathcott off to promising start for Yankees

      The short-term future of Yankees newcomer Slade Heathcott is unknown. One can only speculate on his status upon the eventual return of center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury from the disabled list. But the present looks pretty promising. Heathcott has been impressive in three games, slamming a double for his first big-league hit and adding a two-run homer in a Monday rout of the Royals. He is 5-for-12 with three runs and three RBI. So much for wilting under the pressure of playing in the majors, let alone that of wearing the legendary pinstripes. "When I step across those lines, I just want it to be the same game I've played my entire career life," he told the Journal News. "Obviously on a higher scale, and at a higher level - a lot more fans, a lot more energy - but I want to keep this the same game I've been playing. Don't stress. Don't try to do too much. That's something I have to remind myself every AB." Joe Girardi has not indicated where Heathcott will fit in when Ellsbury comes back. But he's certainly happy with his performance. "You want to see your young players come up and have success and feel like they're contributing," he said. "Not put a ton of pressure on themselves and not looking over their shoulder and wondering if they're going to play the next day."

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