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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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Who won the extension deal, Gardner or the Yankees?

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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

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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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Yankees injury report: Soriano, Austin, Miller, Turley

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No one wants to hear about injuries in Spring Training, but luckily all of the injuries aren't season threatening. Here were some of the injuries reported from camp: Alfonso Soriano Injury: Flu Alfonso Soriano has been out with the flu bug and he said he felt worse today than yesterday. Girardi sent him home for the day and ...

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Spring Training: Day 8 Notes

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It was another relatively quiet day but things should heat up by next week since that's when games are slated to begin. To end the day, let's go over some notes and news from camp for the day. -- Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury practiced their bunting on one of the back fields. I heard Gardner ...

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Alfonso Soriano considering retirement

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Derek Jeter might not be the only player retiring after the 2014 season. Alfonso Soriano told the New York Post on Wednesday he's considering retirement after the 2014 season concludes. “It depends on how I feel,’’ Soriano said when asked by The Post if he wants to continue playing. “If I am healthy I will play [in 2015]. ...

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Spring Training: Day 7 Notes

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It was a busy day for the players as they headed on the field to work out together for the first time this Spring. It was also a slightly somber day, knowing this was Derek Jeter's last "first" workout of his career. Here is some news that came out today as we close out Day ...

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Brett Gardner ‘surprised’ by Jacoby Ellsbury signing

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When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million contract, the news not only surprised and stunned Yankees fans, but it also caught outfielder Brett Gardner off-guard. "I was surprised at first. I didn't really see that coming," Gardner said Tuesday. "He's a great player. You put him on our team or any other ...

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