Yankees’ Aaron Boone gives date for first team workouts in the Bronx, more quotes, players arrive at the stadium (video)

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Oct 2, 2019; New York, NY, USA; New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone in the field during a workout day before game 1 of the ALDS at Yankees Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

On a conference call with New York Yankees Aaron Boone on Wednesday, the manager stated that the first scheduled team workout with occur on Saturday, to start spring training 2.0.

The Yankees have waited several months to return to action, and while they had to leave Florida due to the spike in coronavirus cases, they will start round two in the Bronx.

Boone also mentioned, regarding the civil issues the country is facing, that he encouraged the players to speak up and remain vocal in inspiring change.

We can expect the players to be making a difference with their platforms and to use the upcoming season to their advantage.

In addition, the players arrived at Yankee Stadium earlier on Wednesday morning, preparing to start rehabilitation for injured players and working our way toward playing form for the regular season which is expected to start in late July.

Additional quotes from the conference call:

“Our guys have been like awesome in this and have been guys who have stimulated and encouraged conversation and I think what we’re going through as a country… I really hope and believe we’re all gonna come out of it better for going through these times.”

“I feel like there’s so many people involved and listening and talking and that’s something we’ve already started to do within our organization and it’s something we’ll continue to encourage.”

Boone also gave a motivated answer:

“We’re a very hungry group and we want to climb to the top of the mountain. That goal doesn’t change. We want to be champions.”