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Four things to watch out for as Spring Training games begin next week

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Yankees Spring Training games begin on Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m (if you have MLB.TV), and while baseball is in the air, the Yankees still need to find answers to glaring questions. So with baseball games beginning next week, what are the four things we should watch out for during Spring Training games? 1. Can Alex ...

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Brendan Ryan undergoes MRI for back strain

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Ladies and gentlemen, in Day 2 of full-squad workouts, we have our first injury. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, Brendan Ryan underwent a precautionary MRI which revealed a strain his mid-back. Ryan suffered the strain while lifting weights. As a precaution, the Yankees are going to shut down Ryan for at ...

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Yankees announce six minor league signings and Spring Training invitations

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Spring Training is just around the corner, which means it's time for the Yankees to extend invites to players who hope to have a shot making the ball club, or are there just for the experience. This season, the Yankees invited 26 players to camp including some of their top prospects. Here are a few notes ...

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Brian Cashman still views Stephen Drew as a starter

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When the Yankees signed Stephen Drew to be their starting second basemen for the 2015 season, many were confused, especially with Drew's awful 2014 campaign. However, Cashman believes Drew is an everyday player and expects him to play to "the back of his baseball card". "Hopefully, he can put last year behind him and be the ...

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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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What have the Yankees completed on their offseason checklist?

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When the offseason began, the Yankees had a check list that seemed almost impossible to fill. They needed a GM, a few bullpen guys, depth to the rotation, a shortstop, a second basemen and a coaching staff. As of January 12th, they seemed to have almost completed everything on their list, which is good timing since ...

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What does the new Yankees infield look like?

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When the season began, the Yankees infield was in shambles. There was no Derek Jeter to man shortstop, second base was a huge mystery and the Yankees didn't have a third basemen when Chase Headley went into free agency. The Yankees traded away players, they made moves and now the infield has a different feel ...

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Thoughts on the Stephen Drew deal

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Late last night, Stephen Drew and the Yankees agreed to a one-year, $5 Million deal, which comes weeks after the Yankees gave the impression they weren't interested in Drew's services following an abysmal 2014 season. When I woke up this morning and read about the transaction, I realized I needed a few moments to collect ...

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