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Spring Training: Day 3 Notes

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Yesterday it was the Yankees starters who took their shot at the bullpen. Today, it was the Yankees relievers to throw bullpen sessions. While eyes were on Masahiro Tanaka (who was practicing pickoffs) and Mark Teixeira (who was doing batting practice on the field), David Robertson, who will be the new Yankees closer, was throwing ...

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Spring Training: Day 1 Notes

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Yankees pitchers and catchers reported earlier this morning to George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa and they all got down to work. Here were some of the notes from Day 1 of Spring Training (So far): -- CC Sabathia came into camp weighing 275 pounds, the least he's weighed since his days with the Cleveland Indians. Sabathia ...

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Yankees will play the Legend Series in Panama

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The New York Yankees are headed to Panama City! The Yankees just announced the team is going to play in "The Legend Series", a two game series against the Miami Marlins from March 15-16 in Panama City, the hometown of future Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera. There were rumblings about Rivera planning an exhibition game in his ...

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Reflecting on Derek Jeter and the Core Four

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I've been a fan of the New York Yankees ever since I was 10 years old. My dad was the one who introduced me to the Yankees, although I became a fan by accident. He was trying to mold my brother into becoming a Yankees fan but my brother became a fan of the Boston ...

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Source: Yankees will spend big money internationally to replenish farm system

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In the past, the Yankees have not had luck in the Major League Baseball draft system, being victimized of success by having low draft picks, but the one place the Yankees can find players to help their depleted farm system is the place where it matters how much money a team has: the international market. A ...

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Rivera: Robertson is the Yankees closer

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Just a week after Hal Steinbrenner appointed David Robertson as the Yankees closer for 2014, Mariano Rivera gave his own endorsement to his former teammate at the BBWAA dinner last night. While Rivera was honored, a fan yelled out from his seat, "one more year." Although Mo was flattered, he simply pointed to Robertson and gave his ...

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Pettitte, Rivera and Robertson to be honored at BBWAA dinner

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The Baseball Writers Association of America is holding their annual banquet in New York City tonight and three Yankees are to be honored at the ceremony. Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte are in attendance to accept the Toast of the Town award while David Robertson will pick up the Good Guy Award, which was voted by ...

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Steinbrenner endorses Robertson as next Yankees closer

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Even before Mariano Rivera decided to retire following the 2013 season, the Yankees have toyed with the idea of having David Robertson as Rivera's successor to the closing throne. The move would have made sense; throughout the 2013 season, Robertson followed Rivera around, he even had a locker next to Rivera's, taking in every ounce ...

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