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Yankees unsure when Alex Rodriguez will make Spring debut

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Earlier today, the Yankees announced their starters for the first three games of Spring Training. However, one thing that wasn't disclosed was when Alex Rodriguez would play his first Spring game. Manager Joe Girardi toyed with the idea of having Rodriguez go with the team on Tuesday to Clearwater when the Yankees play the Philadelphia Phillies ...

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Yankees want Didi Gregorius to play like himself–not like Derek Jeter

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Since position players reported to camp on Wednesday, the focus had been on Alex Rodriguez. In fact, all of the attention had been on Rodriguez after he returned from a year long suspension for his involvement in a steroids scandal. But with games beginning on Tuesday, the attention will shift to Didi Gregorius, who will ...

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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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