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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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This year’s Shane Greene and Dellin Betances are in camp now

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Last year the Yankees had a few rookies who came through in a big way for them. Yangervis Solarte played well enough to be paired with a minor leaguer to get the Yankees Chase Headley. Dellin Betances became a fixture in the late innings for the Yankees and a fantastic bridge to David Robertson. He ...

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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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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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Four things to watch out for as Spring Training games begin next week

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Yankees Spring Training games begin on Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m (if you have MLB.TV), and while baseball is in the air, the Yankees still need to find answers to glaring questions. So with baseball games beginning next week, what are the four things we should watch out for during Spring Training games? 1. Can Alex ...

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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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CC Sabathia throws first bullpen of the Spring

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CC Sabathia threw his first bullpen of the Spring this morning, which included fastballs and changeups. But if there's one thing Sabathia is focused on, it's perfecting his pitches so he can have a healthy and successful 2015 season. “Just making sure that my control is where it needs to be (this season),” Sabathia said. “(Making ...

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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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