Monthly Archives: February 2014

Ellsbury, MCann and Beltran slated to make their Spring debuts

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The Yankees are slated to play their first game against a Major League squad today and they'll travel to McKechnie Field to face the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran are slated to make the trip and will play for approximately half the game. Here are a few notes this morning as ...

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Yankees defeat FSU 8-3 in Spring opener

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The Yankees played their first game this Spring, defeating FSU by a score of 8-3. Sure, the starters left after the third inning, but the backups were impressive, and FSU also drew their own crowd when Jameis Winston appeared later in the game. The only Yankee regular starter to get a hit was Brett Gardner, while ...

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Yankees 2014 Spring Training broadcast schedule


Many Yankees fans have asked about the Spring Training broadcast schedule, so to make it a little easier in order to figure out which game you're going to watch, here's a guide as to when the Yankees will air their Spring Training games this season. -- Thursday, February 27:  Pirates vs. Yankees (YES, MLBN, WFAN) -- Saturday, March ...

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Johnson, Gardner and Cervelli make spring debuts

Kelly Johnson

The first Spring Training game of the 2014 season is today (unfortunately no radio and no T.V.) but the lineup was posted. Brett Gardner, Kelly Johnson and Francisco Cervelli will all make their Spring debuts today; Gardner will play center field, Johnson will play third base and Cervelli will go behind the plate. Sure, it's a ...

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Spring Training: Day 11 Notes

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Yesterday was full of baseball news while today was extremely quiet since the Yankees did their workout early to go on a team bonding trip. However there was some news from camp so lets end the final day of workouts before an actual game with some notes. -- Masahiro Tanaka believes he's ready to get into ...

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MLB bans home-plate collisions

Jorge Posada

MLB officially banned home-plate collisions today, but left a loophole. Rule 7.13 states it has banned most home field collisions, except in the case where the catcher has the ball and the runner makes no effort to touch home plate. The rule states: “the failure by the runner to make an effort to touch the plate, the runner’s lowering of ...

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Who won the extension deal, Gardner or the Yankees?


In sports, there are winners and there are losers; one side comes out victorious while the other gets the short end of the stick. Winners and losers are even evident in trades and contracts. So after the Yankees signed Brett Gardner to a four-year deal yesterday afternoon, who won or lost the deal? The answer is ...

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Spring Training: Day 10 Notes


Today has basically been 'The Brett Gardner Show' with a side of Michael Pineda. Although the contract extension for Gardner and the bullpen session for Pineda were the main stories of the day, the Yankees still had workouts, so let's take a few moments and end the day with some notes from camp. -- Derek Jeter ...

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