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One of the few competitions in Spring Training belongs to Aaron Judge and Aaron Hicks fighting to be the starting right fielder. And it’s no secret the Yankees view Judge as the favorite to win the competition. But with the Spring that Hicks is having, he’s making it tough for the Yankees […]

Aaron Hicks aims to be the Opening Day right fielder


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Welcome to the mysterious world of Michael Pineda, where even in his walk-year, it’s hard to determine what kind of pitcher he’s going to be for the Yankees. The Yankees talk about how Pineda has the stuff to succeed in the rotation this year. However, Pineda isn’t consistent enough to actually […]

Michael Pineda continues to show inconsistency


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Over the last two weeks, the Yankees have been playing exhibition games as they prepare for the 2017 season. We’ve seen the veterans shaking off the rust, we’ve seen the highly touted kids and we’ve seen a rotation competition that has been the focal point of the spring. With two […]

Thoughts after two weeks of Spring Training games



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Luis Severino had a chance to go ahead in the starting rotation competition against Team Canada on Wednesday afternoon. Unfortunately, he didn’t. Severino had noticeably poor fastball command, which led to him allowing two runs on four hits while striking out four. The only positive to come out of Severino’s start was […]

Luis Severino continues to struggle, which is discouraging


CC Sabathia made his Spring debut against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday afternoon, and he admitted he was feeling a plethora of emotions. His close friend and ex-teammate Andy Pettitte decided to help out at Yankees camp for a two-day stint and it had been a while since Sabathia had been […]

CC Sabathia looked sharp in Spring debut


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Almost every season since his retirement, Andy Pettitte strolls into the Yankees clubhouse at George M. Steinbrenner Field as a special instructor to the coaches. On Tuesday, Pettitte was approached by first baseman Greg Bird who made an interesting request; he wanted to face Pettitte in a round of batting practice. Why? Because […]

Greg Bird asks for special instruction from Andy Pettitte



Mark Teixeira isn’t the only ex-Yankee that will grace our televisions this season. FOX Sports released a statement that ex-third baseman Alex Rodriguez has joined the channel as a full-time analyst in a multi-year deal. Rodriguez will not only be in the studio, but he’ll broadcast a few MLB FOX Saturday […]

Alex Rodriguez joins FOX Sports as a full-time analyst


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Greg Bird has had a great spring for the New York Yankees. In fact he’s been so good, it might be hard for new Yankee Chris Carter to get some at-bats during the regular season. The Yankees signed Carter to a one-year, $3.5 Million deal just a little before Spring Training, […]

Greg Bird could make Chris Carter obsolete


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Growing up a Yankees fan born in 1986 was cool. Just as I approached the age where I understood baseball, the Yankees’ dynasty began unfolding. Opening day from 1996 onward was always tremendously exciting. Every year the Yankees trotted out a team capable of winning the world series, with personalities, […]

I’ve never been more excited for opening day



Over the course of Derek Jeter‘s career, one Yankee that constantly paid attention to how The Captain treated the younger players was outfielder Brett Gardner. To Gardner, Jeter was a mentor, and on occasion Jeter would pull Gardner aside and teach him the rights and wrongs about being a Yankee. Jeter […]

Brett Gardner follows in Derek Jeter’s footprints by mentoring the kids


Tyler Clippard made his final Spring appearance on Sunday before joining his Team USA teammates in Fort Myers to prepare for the World Baseball Classic. When Clippard initially got the call from his former manager Joe Torre to join Team USA, Clippard couldn’t pass up the opportunity. So of course, he […]

Tyler Clippard won’t pass up chance to pitch in WBC