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Joe Girardi addresses the media for the first time this year

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Joe Girardi held his annual "State of the Yankees" address at camp this morning, and covered quite a few topics from players competing for playing time to Alex Rodriguez to the current state of the Yankees rotation. -- Girardi started the press conference by saying this year's Spring Training will be more of an open camp ...

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Happy Spring Training!

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Happy Spring Training everyone! Today the pitchers and catchers make their way to Tampa where they'll report for physicals and talk to the media. Joe Girardi is slated to begin his press conference with the media at around 11:00 a.m. and if you live in the Metropolitan area, you can watch the press conference on the ...

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A week in review: Girardi, Moncada, Nova, Rodriguez and Spring Training

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As we get closer to Spring Training, the news for the Yankees seems to be almost non-existent. However, Joe Girardi mentioned he was looking to name a closer by the end of camp, Ivan Nova is making progress as he attempts to return from Tommy John Surgery, Alex Rodriguez officially scored a meeting with the ...

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Joe Girardi wants to name closer by end of Spring Training

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One of the major storylines I listed in yesterday's Spring Training article was the Yankees need in finding a closer to replace David Robertson and so far the Yankees have viable options in the pen such as Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances. While the Yankees current closing situation is listed as TBA, Girardi does plan ...

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Joe Girardi: Relationship with Alex Rodriguez is “good”

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While many in the baseball world have a strained relationship with third basemen Alex Rodriguez, there's one person in Rodriguez's corner as he's dealt with scandal after scandal: manager Joe Girardi. Girardi told the New York Daily News he and Rodriguez have kept in contact throughout the offseason and describes their relationship as "good", even with ...

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Joe Girardi believes Stephen Drew will rebound from 2014 season

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The Yankees are banking on a bounce back season from infielder Stephen Drew, which explained why the Yankees gave him a one-year, $5 Million contract earlier this month. One person who believes Drew will have a rebound year is manager Joe Girardi, who explained lack of Spring Training could of been the reason for Drew's horrid ...

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Top 10 Yankees under Joe Torre and Joe Girardi ranked by WAR

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There are many ways to determine how valuable a player is to a team. You could judge by home runs, RBI's, OBP or slugging percentage. But one of the surefire ways to determine how valuable a player is, is by their WAR (Wins Above Replacement). Of course, WAR isn't perfect and old school baseball analysts ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees announce 2015 major league coaching staff

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Just days after listing the 2015 minor league coaching staff, the Yankees announced the 2015 major league coaching staff and the new acquisitions aren't the only changes the Yankees made. Manager: Joe Girardi Hitting Coach: Jeff Pentland and Alan Cockrell Pitching Coach: Larry Rothschild Bullpen Coach: Gary Tuck Bench Coach: Rob Thomson First Base Coach: Tony Pena Third Base Coach: Joe Espada The Yankees moved Tony Pena from the bench ...

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