Tag Archives: Mariano Rivera

Yankees reveal Panama roster

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We've waited for this moment ever since the Yankees announced they were going to Panama to honor Mariano Rivera in a two game series. So, here is your roster that will have the honor of playing in front of Mariano Rivera this weekend! Pitchers 74 Bruce Billings 64 Cesar Cabral 62 Robert Coello 38 Preston Claiborne 40 Matt Daley 57 Chris Leroux 61 ...

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Yankees prepare to head to Panama


The Yankees have a whiteboard in their clubhouse where Joe Girardi places important announcements and news bulletins so the players passing by can know what's next on the agenda. One of the announcements on the whiteboard has to do with the Yankees up-coming three-day trip to Panama: Players that are going to Panama are leaving Florida ...

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Rivera ‘stunned’ by Jeter’s decision to retire

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Mariano Rivera held a press conference to promote the two game series in Panama. However, as the press conference went on, the questions shifted from the two game series to Derek Jeter's retirement. Rivera admitted he never figured 2014 would be Derek Jeter's final season in pinstripes. “I didn’t see this coming at all. I didn’t ...

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Spring Training: Day 10 Notes


Today has basically been 'The Brett Gardner Show' with a side of Michael Pineda. Although the contract extension for Gardner and the bullpen session for Pineda were the main stories of the day, the Yankees still had workouts, so let's take a few moments and end the day with some notes from camp. -- Derek Jeter ...

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Spring Training: Day 7 Notes


It was a busy day for the players as they headed on the field to work out together for the first time this Spring. It was also a slightly somber day, knowing this was Derek Jeter's last "first" workout of his career. Here is some news that came out today as we close out Day ...

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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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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


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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