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Yankees head to Bradenton to take on Pittsburgh Pirates

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After a 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field, the Yankees are boarding a bus and taking a 50 minute drive to Bradenton, where they'll face the Pittsburgh Pirates in a Spring Training match-up. Esmil Rogers is slated to start for the Yankees and Francisco Liriano takes the hill for the ...

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Yankees head to Clearwater to begin Spring schedule

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Today we have reached another important date in the 2015 season: The Yankees head up to Clearwater to play against the Philadelphia Phillies in their Grapefruit League opener. Here's a few thoughts before the Yankees take the field for the first time in 2015: -- Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner are both in the lineup, and Joe ...

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Random thoughts going into tomorrow’s Spring opener

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The Yankees are playing an intrasquad game today in preparation for their Grapefruit League opener tomorrow. It would be the first "baseball game" the Yankees have played since last September, and for Alex Rodriguez, it would be the first game he's played in almost two years. As the games begin tomorrow, I had some thoughts ...

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Four things to watch out for as Spring Training games begin next week

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Yankees Spring Training games begin on Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m (if you have MLB.TV), and while baseball is in the air, the Yankees still need to find answers to glaring questions. So with baseball games beginning next week, what are the four things we should watch out for during Spring Training games? 1. Can Alex ...

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Brendan Ryan undergoes MRI for back strain

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Ladies and gentlemen, in Day 2 of full-squad workouts, we have our first injury. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, Brendan Ryan underwent a precautionary MRI which revealed a strain his mid-back. Ryan suffered the strain while lifting weights. As a precaution, the Yankees are going to shut down Ryan for at ...

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Brian Cashman on Drew, Eovaldi, Refsnyder, Rodriguez and Sabathia

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Brian Cashman was on WFAN earlier this afternoon with Mike Francesa and along with discussing the upcoming meeting between the Yankees and Alex Rodriguez, he gave tidbits on what he's expecting from Stephen Drew, Nathan Eovaldi, Rob Refsnyder, Alex Rodriguez and CC Sabathia this season, whether it'd be on the Major League level or the ...

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Yankees announce six minor league signings and Spring Training invitations

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Spring Training is just around the corner, which means it's time for the Yankees to extend invites to players who hope to have a shot making the ball club, or are there just for the experience. This season, the Yankees invited 26 players to camp including some of their top prospects. Here are a few notes ...

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Brian Cashman still views Stephen Drew as a starter

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When the Yankees signed Stephen Drew to be their starting second basemen for the 2015 season, many were confused, especially with Drew's awful 2014 campaign. However, Cashman believes Drew is an everyday player and expects him to play to "the back of his baseball card". "Hopefully, he can put last year behind him and be the ...

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