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Girardi hasn’t decided who he’ll bring to Panama

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Now that the trip to Panama will actually happen, it will be up to Joe Girardi to decide which players will go on the trip of a life time to Panama in order to visit their old closer, Mariano Rivera. “Obviously we’re going to take a team that represents us very well, but we also have ...

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Spring Training: Day 3 Notes

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Yesterday it was the Yankees starters who took their shot at the bullpen. Today, it was the Yankees relievers to throw bullpen sessions. While eyes were on Masahiro Tanaka (who was practicing pickoffs) and Mark Teixeira (who was doing batting practice on the field), David Robertson, who will be the new Yankees closer, was throwing ...

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Robertson and McCann speak to the media

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I mentioned in the Day 1 notes earlier this afternoon that David Robertson and Brian McCann spoke to the media. Robertson know's he's not really competing for the closing role and McCann spent the entire offseason studying pitchers. Here's some final notes to end Day 1 of Spring Training. -- David Robertson isn't in competition for ...

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Joe Girardi has ‘State of the Yankees Address’

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Joe Girardi had his annual Spring Training press conference earlier today and he covered many topics, ranging from Derek Jeter to the starting rotation. Here were some things Girardi discussed during his press conference. Where would Girardi slot Jeter in the lineup? Spring Training games are a week from now and Opening Day is a month and ...

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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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Spring Training begins this week


As I'm sure, Yankees fans have been counting down the days and hours until pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training. Now, just because Friday is the report date, doesn't mean there aren't players that are already in Tampa. Derek Jeter, Slade Heathcott, David Robertson, Shawn Kelley, Preston Claiborne, Michael Pineda, Adam Warren, David Phelps, ...

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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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Rivera: Robertson is the Yankees closer

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Just a week after Hal Steinbrenner appointed David Robertson as the Yankees closer for 2014, Mariano Rivera gave his own endorsement to his former teammate at the BBWAA dinner last night. While Rivera was honored, a fan yelled out from his seat, "one more year." Although Mo was flattered, he simply pointed to Robertson and gave his ...

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