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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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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


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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