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When injuries occur, who replaces who?

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On Tuesday, we projected the Yankees 25-man roster and who could break camp with the team once Spring Training finishes. But one thing we are going to have to factor in are injuries. Over the course of the season, injuries are going to occur and the Yankees are going to have to find replacements for ...

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Brian McCann and Mark Teixeira have different views on beating the shift

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The shift is known as one of baseball's greatest mind games. The players are put to the test and are forced to figure out out how they're going to beat the shift and get on base. However, not every player is good at beating the shift and in the end it's cost them points on ...

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Projecting the Yankees 25-man roster

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Although we won't find out the 25-man roster until the beginning of April, it's about that time where we project who will make the team, and who will find themselves starting the season elsewhere. Now, believe it or not the Yankees aren't really looking to fill multiple holes in their roster, but as Joe Girardi ...

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Alex Rodriguez reports to Spring Training

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During his "State of the Yankees" address on Friday morning, Joe Girardi said he wasn't planning on Alex Rodriguez to report to camp until Wednesday when the other position players are scheduled to arrive. However, Rodriguez went to get his physical at George M. Steinbrenner Field this morning, then went to the Yankees minor league ...

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Brian McCann on the shift and David Carpenter

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Brian McCann arrived to camp on Friday along with the rest of the pitchers and catchers and started doing mandatory workouts today. He did batting practice and caught one bullpen session to begin preparing for a bounce back 2015 season. Following his workout, he held a press conference discussing his want to beat the shift ...

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Joe Girardi on Opening Day lineup, six-man rotation and more

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Now that we had gotten a vague idea on the main topics of Joe Girardi's press conference (the rotation, Alex Rodriguez, etc.), we can finally dig a little deeper and review his thoughts on the issues that were speculated about. I had a few quotes of his jotted down in a notebook after watching his ...

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Analyzing the back-up catcher situation

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When camp opens on Friday, a new competition begins for the catching position. The Yankees already have their starting catcher in Brian McCann, but the Yankees need a back-up catcher in case an injury occur to Mark Teixeira (where you can easily slot McCann at first) or McCann himself. The original back-up catcher was slated ...

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A week in review: Davies, McCann, Pineda, Rodriguez, Tanaka and Teixeira

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It's the week of Spring Training, which means it's time to wrap up the offseason and tie it with a nice bow. The week before Spring Training the Yankees signed a veteran pitcher to a minor league contract, Michael Pineda discussed what he expects from this season, the Yankees issued a statement following their meeting ...

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