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Cashman on Gregorius, Teixeira, Beltran, Drew, Rodriguez and roster decisions


With six days to go until Opening Day, the Yankees have to begin finalizing their roster, and hope their players bounce back after two non-contending seasons. Brian Cashman was asked about whether Didi Gregorius needs a platoon partner, if Carlos Beltran, Mark Teixeira and Stephen Drew will bounce back from their horrific 2014 seasons, Alex ...

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Tino Martinez rejoins Yankees as instructor


Ladies and gentlemen, the "Bamb-Tino" has returned to the Yankees--but just so we're clear, not to play baseball. The Yankees have announced Tino Martinez has joined the Yankees as a minor league instructor. He'll be at the minor league complex until the end of the week and will occasionally visit minor league teams throughout the season. Martinez ...

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Brian Cashman not concerned with Dellin Betances despite rough spring


This time last year, Dellin Betances did what seemed to be the impossible: with no options remaining, he was able to win a job out of Spring Training and stay on the roster for the entire season. He became the set-up man to David Robertson, made the All-Star team as a rookie and beat Mariano ...

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Report: Yankees have scouted top Cuban RHP Yadier Alvarez

The Yankees have missed out on multiple big names in the international free agent market, but there's another player on the organization's adar. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting top Cuban RHP Yadier Alvarez is drawing interest from multiple teams, including the Yankees. Other teams interested in Alvarez are the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue ...

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Rodriguez’s first career start at first base was “quite interesting”


Alex Rodriguez is used to taking the field every game and making routine plays on the infield grass. However during yesterday's 7-0 win against the Houston Astros, Rodriguez didn't take grounders at third and instead manned a different position--first base. He made three routine plays at first before he was lifted after three innings; the ...

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Yankees cut more players from Major League camp


As Spring Training begins to wind down, the Yankees continue to make cuts in their attempt to finalize their 25-man roster. Following today's game, the Yankees made more cuts from Major League camp, ending the players chances of vying for a job on the roster. Here's were today's cuts: -- ·Yankees option RHP Bryan Mitchell and ...

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Headley homers in 7-0 win over Astros


Today was eventful for the Yankees, varying from Alex Rodriguez playing first base to Mark Teixeira suffering a knee contusion. However, the Yankees ended the day on a good note, beating the Houston Astros 7-0 at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Florida. The Yankees put a run on the board in the third inning on a ...

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Mark Teixeira diagnosed with right knee contusion


Mark Teixeira was playing in a minor league game early this morning only to be hit on his right knee with a baseball and forcing him out of the game. Just before the first pitch of today's Yankees/Astros game, the Yankees announced Teixeira was diagnosed with a right knee contusion (bruise). The Yankees aren't sending Teixeira ...

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