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Spring Training: Day 6 Notes

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Derek Jeter stole the show today when he had a press conference to discuss his retirement (the pitchers joked they weren't going to get any attention today because of the conference) but let's end the day with some notes from camp that involve Jeter's teammates: -- Ichiro Suzuki uses a translator when he speaks to the ...

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Spring Training: Day 4 Notes

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Imagine if there was a pitched sitcom idea of seven baseball players who were on different teams last year, only to be miraculously reunited in Spring Training. Well, it's not so much of a fantasy as Brian McCann, Mark Teixeira, Brian Roberts, Brendan Ryan, Kelly Johnson, Jacoby Ellsbury and Michael Pineda are in that boat. ...

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Girardi: Roberts is Yankees every day second basemen

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When the Yankees signed Brian Roberts, everyone, including Roberts, believed he was going to be the backup to Robinson Cano at second base. However, Cano signed a ten year contract with the Seattle Mariners and just like that, the Yankees didn't have their homegrown second basemen anymore. Today, Joe Girardi announced the Yankees would have ...

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Girardi hasn’t decided who he’ll bring to Panama

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Now that the trip to Panama will actually happen, it will be up to Joe Girardi to decide which players will go on the trip of a life time to Panama in order to visit their old closer, Mariano Rivera. “Obviously we’re going to take a team that represents us very well, but we also have ...

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Girardi tells team to “not try too hard”

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With all the competitions that are happening this Spring, it's easy to get carried away and try too hard too fast. That's when Joe Girardi has to come in and tell the young hopefuls not to overexert themselves in fear they could get hurt. Overall, he was extremely pleased everyone heeded his advice and hopes ...

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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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Joe Girardi has ‘State of the Yankees Address’

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Joe Girardi had his annual Spring Training press conference earlier today and he covered many topics, ranging from Derek Jeter to the starting rotation. Here were some things Girardi discussed during his press conference. Where would Girardi slot Jeter in the lineup? Spring Training games are a week from now and Opening Day is a month and ...

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Brett Gardner ‘surprised’ by Jacoby Ellsbury signing


When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million contract, the news not only surprised and stunned Yankees fans, but it also caught outfielder Brett Gardner off-guard. "I was surprised at first. I didn't really see that coming," Gardner said Tuesday. "He's a great player. You put him on our team or any other ...

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