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Report: Phillies and Padres interested in Austin Romine

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While there's no clear frontrunner in the back-up catching competition, it seems other teams are interested in Austin Romine, just in case the Yankees crown John Ryan Murphy as the winner. The Phillies scouts were present at the Yankees/Phillies game last Thursday night where Romine happened to be in the lineup. The Phillies are looking for ...

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Flores walk-off homer gives Yankees 9-8 win over Tigers

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On a night where Esmil Rogers was competing for the fifth spot in the rotation, he had a tough outing, which forced the Yankees to play catchup. In the end, Ramon Flores's three-run home run was the difference, giving the Yankees a 9-8 win over the Detroit Tigers at George M. Steinbrenner Field at Tampa, ...

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CC Sabathia to make Spring debut vs. Blue Jays

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When CC Sabathia takes the hill in this evening's showdown with the Toronto Blue Jays, all eyes will be on him. Not only to see if Sabathia is healthy, but to see if Sabathia can be an effective starter. Sabathia's last two seasons were plagued with injury and mediocrity and while the Yankees aren't expecting ...

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Yankees head to Bradenton to take on Pittsburgh Pirates

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After a 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field, the Yankees are boarding a bus and taking a 50 minute drive to Bradenton, where they'll face the Pittsburgh Pirates in a Spring Training match-up. Esmil Rogers is slated to start for the Yankees and Francisco Liriano takes the hill for the ...

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Yankees head to Clearwater to begin Spring schedule

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Today we have reached another important date in the 2015 season: The Yankees head up to Clearwater to play against the Philadelphia Phillies in their Grapefruit League opener. Here's a few thoughts before the Yankees take the field for the first time in 2015: -- Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner are both in the lineup, and Joe ...

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Random thoughts going into tomorrow’s Spring opener

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The Yankees are playing an intrasquad game today in preparation for their Grapefruit League opener tomorrow. It would be the first "baseball game" the Yankees have played since last September, and for Alex Rodriguez, it would be the first game he's played in almost two years. As the games begin tomorrow, I had some thoughts ...

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Projecting the Yankees 25-man roster

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Although we won't find out the 25-man roster until the beginning of April, it's about that time where we project who will make the team, and who will find themselves starting the season elsewhere. Now, believe it or not the Yankees aren't really looking to fill multiple holes in their roster, but as Joe Girardi ...

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Analyzing the back-up catcher situation

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When camp opens on Friday, a new competition begins for the catching position. The Yankees already have their starting catcher in Brian McCann, but the Yankees need a back-up catcher in case an injury occur to Mark Teixeira (where you can easily slot McCann at first) or McCann himself. The original back-up catcher was slated ...

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