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Yankees defeat Pirates 2-1 in Bradenton

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Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury, Garrett Jones and company headed to Bradenton where they matched-up with Francisco Liriano and The Pittsburgh Pirates. In the end, key hits by Jones and Tyler Austin proved to be the difference as the Yankees defeated the Pirates 2-1 at McKechnie Field in Bradenton Florida. The Yankees got on the board in ...

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Yankees head to Bradenton to take on Pittsburgh Pirates

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After a 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field, the Yankees are boarding a bus and taking a 50 minute drive to Bradenton, where they'll face the Pittsburgh Pirates in a Spring Training match-up. Esmil Rogers is slated to start for the Yankees and Francisco Liriano takes the hill for the ...

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Rodriguez goes 1-for-2 with walk in 3-1 loss to Phillies

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There were two main events occurring this afternoon: the return of Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees debut of Nathan Eovaldi. Rodriguez looked the most locked in at the plate out of the Major Leaguers and Eovaldi had a good Spring debut as the Yankees fell 3-1 to the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field ...

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Alex Rodriguez slated to make his Spring debut

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The Yankees are slated to take the field this afternoon at George M. Steinbrenner Field, but the one getting most of the attention is Alex Rodriguez, who hasn't played in approximately 17 months. If you have access to a television, the game will be on the YES Network at 1:00 p.m. In the meantime, here are ...

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Yankees head to Clearwater to begin Spring schedule

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Today we have reached another important date in the 2015 season: The Yankees head up to Clearwater to play against the Philadelphia Phillies in their Grapefruit League opener. Here's a few thoughts before the Yankees take the field for the first time in 2015: -- Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner are both in the lineup, and Joe ...

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Getting to know the Major League roster–with stats

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The New York Yankees released their 2015 New York Yankees Media Guide today and after getting my copy, I skimmed through and found some interesting stats on the players locked to make the 25-man roster. So I decided to share the stats I found the most interesting in the media guide. Who knows, one of ...

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Random thoughts going into tomorrow’s Spring opener

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The Yankees are playing an intrasquad game today in preparation for their Grapefruit League opener tomorrow. It would be the first "baseball game" the Yankees have played since last September, and for Alex Rodriguez, it would be the first game he's played in almost two years. As the games begin tomorrow, I had some thoughts ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner belong at the top of the order, but who leads off?

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Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner are both obvious locks for the roster. They're both also locks to start on Opening Day and they're slated to play side-by-side in the outfield. However, the main question concerning them isn't where they're going to play, it's where they're going to hit in the order. At first glance, Ellsbury ...

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