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Yankees could possibly lead league in Stolen Bases

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For the past few years, Brett Gardner had been the only Yankees player in his prime who could swipe a base on a consistent basis. The Yankees were never considered a real "speed" team; instead they relied on power to score runs. With the signing of Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees now look like a team ...

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Derek Jeter honored in Houston for first stop of Farewell Tour

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We've seen this with Mariano Rivera and now we're going to see it with Derek Jeter. Last night, the Houston Astros honored Jeter in a two minute ceremony, giving him a cowboy hat, pinstriped cowboy boots and golf clubs. Jeter shook hands, watched an honorary video montage and got back to his routine before the ...

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Derek Jeter was ‘more nervous’ before opener

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Nothing usually fazes Derek Jeter as he prepares to play in a Major League ball game, but last night's game was a little different. Jeter hadn't played a full season since 2012, and he had to admit he was a little nervous before taking the field. "To be honest with you, I was probably more nervous this ...

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CC struggles as Yanks fall 6-2 to Astros on Opening Day

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After 17 scoreless innings in Spring Training, CC Sabathia was hoping to make a good start on his planned come back in 2014. Instead, he gave up six runs in the first two innings as the Yankees fell 6-2 to the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Sabathia who was making his 11th ...

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Opening Day is here!

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Well, the day we thought would never come has finally arrived! Opening Day is here! This Opening Day is slightly sentimental since this will be the final Opening Day of Derek Jeter's career--just one of the many lasts for Jeter this season. Not only will there be lasts, but there will also be firsts. This is the ...

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Yankees healthy to begin season, unlike last year

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As the Yankees broke camp on Saturday to head to Houston, they were proud to report there were no major injuries during the course of Spring Training (well, except for Jacoby Ellsbury's sore calf, but he'll be in the lineup on Tuesday). They couldn't say the same thing this time last season. Last season the Yankees ...

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Girardi explains Gardner hitting seventh in potential Opening Day lineup

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This was how the Yankees lineup shaped out today before the Spring Training finale was rained out: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran DH Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano RF Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B If you switch the positions between Beltran and Soriano, that would be your 2014 Opening Day Lineup. Now, before the season began, ...

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Grapefruit League finale rained out

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Well, the Yankees had the tarp on the field, they waited a bit, took the tarp off, showed a Derek Jeter tribute video...and then cancelled the game. Yep, that a very emotional end to Derek Jeter's Spring Training career. Well, at least we know the next game the Yankees play will have more significance: everything will be ...

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