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Yankees expected to name starter for Spring Opener tomorrow

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The Yankees were supposed to name a starter for Tuesday's Spring Opener today. However, the rain set them back and minus a few players hitting in the indoor cages, the Yankees didn't get much work in. Joe Girardi still needs to talk to pitching coach Larry Rothschild, but the Yankees now expect to announce the ...

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Spring Training Notes: Eovaldi, Rodriguez, Sabathia, Warren and Yankees

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With Spring Training games beginning next week, the Yankees have a pretty packed schedule ahead of them. Some players are throwing simulated games, some are learning a new position and some are trying to get back into the swing of things. Here's a few notes from Spring Training camp: -- Joe Girardi is expected to name ...

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Could Joe Girardi end up in the hot seat if 2015 goes awry?

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Over the last two seasons, the Yankees have been a disappointment. They missed the postseason for two years in a row and witnessed legends hanging up their cleats for the final time in their legendary Hall-of-Fame careers. But lost in the two back-to-back seasons where the Yankees didn't make the postseason was Joe Girardi's impressive ...

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Alex Rodriguez has to prove himself to earn playing time

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As long as Alex Rodriguez is on this team, he has a spot on the Yankees roster. But if Rodriguez wants playing time, manager Joe Girardi said Rodriguez has to prove himself in order to be penciled in the lineup everyday. “He’s on our roster, but I think you have to prove yourself in a sense ...

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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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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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