Austin Romine to Begin Season in Minors; Cervelli and Stewart Favorites for Job

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Austin Romine to Begin Season in Minors; Cervelli and Stewart Favorites for Job
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The Yankees still plan on filling their catching vacancy with internal options, but it sounds as if Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart are the favorites to start the season in the majors. GM Brian Cashman said Wednesday that he believes prospect Austin Romine is more likely to begin the year in Triple-A. That likely would mean Cervelli and Stewart are handling the major-league staff.

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