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Source: Many teams interested in Francisco Cervelli


The Yankees have a surplus of catchers in their farm system, but with the signing of Brian McCann as their everyday catcher, it seems to have made Francisco Cervelli expendable as he's now become a trade target. According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, Cervelli is gaining tons of interest from multiple teams, including the ...

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Alfonso Soriano takes grounders at first


Alfonso Soriano is unaware of how much playing time he'll get in left field or how often he'll be the DH, but he does know one thing coming into the 2014 season--he wants to be in the Yankees lineup. “The most important thing is to just be in the lineup,” he said. “If I’m in the ...

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Cervelli homers as Yankees fall to Orioles 3-2

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Francisco Cervelli hit his first home run of the Spring (and is hitting an absurd .556 average) but it wasn't enough to propel the Yankees as they fell to the Orioles 3-2 in Tampa, Florida. "I was lucky," Cervelli said about his home run. "We've been working very hard, and we can see the results, but ...

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Super-Nova dazzles in 4-2 victory over Nationals

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In Ivan Nova's last outing, it took him 35 pitches to get through two innings of work. Today, it took Nova 36 pitches to make it through three innings. If you thought the 36 pitches in three innings were impressive, then take a look at this; out of the 36, he threw 31 of them ...

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Tanaka dazzles as Yankees shutout Phillies 4-0

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Masahiro Tanaka's Major League debut came in the fifth inning of today's 4-0 victory against the Phillies, and it was safe to say, Tanaka was nervous about facing Major League hitting for the first time in his career. "I was nervous, but it was a really good nervous," Tanaka said through an interpreter. "It's the first ...

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Yankees defeat FSU 8-3 in Spring opener

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The Yankees played their first game this Spring, defeating FSU by a score of 8-3. Sure, the starters left after the third inning, but the backups were impressive, and FSU also drew their own crowd when Jameis Winston appeared later in the game. The only Yankee regular starter to get a hit was Brett Gardner, while ...

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Johnson, Gardner and Cervelli make spring debuts

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The first Spring Training game of the 2014 season is today (unfortunately no radio and no T.V.) but the lineup was posted. Brett Gardner, Kelly Johnson and Francisco Cervelli will all make their Spring debuts today; Gardner will play center field, Johnson will play third base and Cervelli will go behind the plate. Sure, it's a ...

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Spring Training: Day 8 Notes

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It was another relatively quiet day but things should heat up by next week since that's when games are slated to begin. To end the day, let's go over some notes and news from camp for the day. -- Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury practiced their bunting on one of the back fields. I heard Gardner ...

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