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CC Sabathia not discouraged about fastball velocity

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It was CC Sabathia's first Spring game of the 2014 season, and it didn't take long for his fastball to be the center of attention. During yesterday's game, the YES Network clocked Sabathia's fastball at 88 MPH, three miles per hour less than what his fastball was last season. Despite the low velocity, CC's not discouraged ...

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Yankees fall to Pirates 6-5 in Bradenton

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Although the Yankees didn't get the "W" during this afternoon's 6-5 loss to the Pirates, there were still more positives than negatives to come out of this game as two of the Yankees recent additions made a good first impression. Jacoby Ellsbury did what any good lead-off hitter would do; he got on base and came ...

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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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Spring Training: Day 5 Notes

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It was a pretty quiet day overall, except for Lloyd McClendon and Kevin Long getting involved in a word war about Robinson Cano, so let's end the day (barring some breaking news happening in the next couple of hours) with some notes from camp today. -- Jacoby Ellsbury showed up to camp today, the day before ...

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Beltran hopes Yankees finish 2014 season with a World Series win

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Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees seem to be perfect for one another. Beltran is making $45 Million, but that's only a small percentage of the Yankees wild shopping spree during the offseason. The Yankees spent approximately $503 Million in an effort to improve their ball club after missing the postseason in 2013. “Of course we have ...

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Tanaka completes first day of workouts

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As Day 2 of Spring Training draws to a close, here are some final notes and pieces from today. -- Masahiro Tanaka had a good first day of workouts, but there were some differences between workouts in America and workouts in Japan. In Japan, Tanaka would throw longer bullpens because the pitchers would only pitch once ...

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Spring Training: Day 2 Notes

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Team workouts began today and everything was encouraging for the Yankees. No one grabbed anything, no injuries were reported, so all and all it was a good day. It was also an interesting day for Masahiro Tanaka, who was followed by the media everywhere he went. He threw a bullpen, ran four laps and had ...

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Workouts begin today!


It's Day 2 of Spring Training and today marks the first day of pitchers and catchers workouts. The players are going to keep it pretty simple today. CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Masahiro Tanaka and Ivan Nova are slated to throw full bullpen sessions. And if you're hoping on an update on Manny Banuelos, I have one. ...

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