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Ichiro plans to play for “many” seasons following 2014

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Ichiro Suzuki's contract with the Yankees might end after this season, but he doesn't have any plans to stop playing baseball after the 2014 season concludes. Ichiro told ESPN New York that he plans to continue playing beyond the 2014 season, and retirement is not an option for him. “Retirement from baseball is something I haven’t even ...

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Pineda to pitch in Spring Training game on Friday

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Michael Pineda is healthy enough to be the number five starter once the Yankees break camp--but Pineda would have to earn the job. The first step would be pitching in a Spring Training game, and he'll do so on Friday against the Detroit Tigers. Pineda will relieve Hiroki Kuroda, who will be the starter in that ...

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Ellsbury, MCann and Beltran slated to make their Spring debuts

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The Yankees are slated to play their first game against a Major League squad today and they'll travel to McKechnie Field to face the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran are slated to make the trip and will play for approximately half the game. Here are a few notes this morning as ...

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Who won the extension deal, Gardner or the Yankees?

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In sports, there are winners and there are losers; one side comes out victorious while the other gets the short end of the stick. Winners and losers are even evident in trades and contracts. So after the Yankees signed Brett Gardner to a four-year deal yesterday afternoon, who won or lost the deal? The answer is ...

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Spring Training: Day 4 Notes

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Imagine if there was a pitched sitcom idea of seven baseball players who were on different teams last year, only to be miraculously reunited in Spring Training. Well, it's not so much of a fantasy as Brian McCann, Mark Teixeira, Brian Roberts, Brendan Ryan, Kelly Johnson, Jacoby Ellsbury and Michael Pineda are in that boat. ...

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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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So far, so good for Mark Teixeira

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It's Day 2 of Spring Training workouts and Mark Teixeira reported to camp today. He spoke to the media about where he's at with his wrist and what he expects his numbers to look like during the season: -- Teixeira says his wrist feels fine. He hit in the cage today and he's optimistic, but he ...

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Joe Girardi has ‘State of the Yankees Address’

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Joe Girardi had his annual Spring Training press conference earlier today and he covered many topics, ranging from Derek Jeter to the starting rotation. Here were some things Girardi discussed during his press conference. Where would Girardi slot Jeter in the lineup? Spring Training games are a week from now and Opening Day is a month and ...

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