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Spring Training: Day 1 Notes


Yankees pitchers and catchers reported earlier this morning to George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa and they all got down to work. Here were some of the notes from Day 1 of Spring Training (So far): -- CC Sabathia came into camp weighing 275 pounds, the least he's weighed since his days with the Cleveland Indians. Sabathia ...

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So what’s next for A-Rod?

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On Friday, Alex Rodriguez dismissed his case against Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association, finally accepting his 162-game suspension. So now that Rodriguez is officially slated to come back in 2015--what does he do next? Start Mending Relationships? Rodriguez has all but burned the bridges between Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees ...

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Alex Rodriguez dismisses lawsuit vs. MLB, MLBPA

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It looks as if Alex Rodriguez won't be taking his suspension case to federal court. According to Jorge Castillo of the Star Ledger, Rodriguez has dismissed his lawsuit against Major League Baseball, Commissioner Bud Selig and the Major League Baseball Players Association. Rodriguez dismissing his case follows the MLBPA asking for the judge to dismiss the ...

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Jeter doesn’t know if A-Rod will be in Spring Training camp


Derek Jeter usually has an answer for everything, ranging from how he's feeling on the field to his thoughts on a new teammate joining the ball club for the new year. But the one thing Jeter can't really tell you is if Alex Rodriguez will show up to Spring Training camp. Rodriguez, who was suspended for ...

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Report: MLBPA wants A-Rod suit thrown out

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The Major League Baseball Players Association originally had Alex Rodriguez's back during the arbitration process that ultimately led him to a 162-game suspension. Now it seems the bridge has been burned as they attempt to throw Rodriguez's lawsuit out of federal court. According to the New York Daily News, the union sent a four-page letter to ...

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What can the Yankees do with their club going into Spring Training?


It's exactly two weeks from today that pitchers, catchers and injured players report for Spring Training and the Yankees have been quite busy this offseason. They signed Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and the biggest prize of them all, Masahiro Tanaka. They appointed David Robertson the new closer, re-signed Derek Jeter for another year ...

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MLB seeks speedy dismissal in A-Rod suit


Major League Baseball is seeking a speedy dismissal in Alex Rodriguez's lawsuit challenging his 162 game suspension. According to ESPN New York, Howard Ganz, a lawyer for MLB, wrote a letter to U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos stating Rodriguez's claims do not come remotely close to what's needed to overturn the arbitration ruling in federal court. "A ...

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What does the Tanaka signing mean for the Yankees

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When the Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka to a 7 year, $155 Million contract, fans rejoiced and the organization let out a sigh of relief. Their number one free agent target had been signed, and on paper the Yankees finally became serious contenders. Although the Yankees signed Tanaka, you'd have to wonder what it means for ...

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