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Yankees head to Kissimmee to take on Astros

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Following yesterday's double-duty of baseball, the Yankees head on the road to Kissimmee, Florida where they'll take on the Houston Astros in an afternoon showdown. Like I do before every game, here's a few thoughts before the Yankees suit up and take the field. -- Let's start by discussing the things that stood out to me ...

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Yankees 2014-15 Offseason in Review

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Last offseason, the Yankees spent nearly $500 Million to boost the offense (Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran) and the rotation (Masahiro Tanaka). However, this offseason they took a more economical approach, an approach that had fans questioning whether this was George Steinbrenner's Yankees or the economical Yankees. Believe it or not, this offseason was ...

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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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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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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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