1. Michael Pineda's Velocity Improving?

    TAMPA, Fla. — Here are five things you need to know today about the Yankees , who face the Blue Jays at 1:05 p.m. in Dunedin. The game won't be on TV or radio. Follow @jorgeccastillo or @brendankutynj for updates...

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  2. Yankees' Francisco Cervelli: Biogenesis Suspension 'Embarrassing'

    TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli said his involvement in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal that led to his 50-game suspension last season was "embarrassing" Wednesday morning...

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  3. Previewing MLB's Biggest Debuts Coming Early in 2014

    Baseball debuts are always memorable. Stephen Strasburg dropped jaws in his major league debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 8, 2010, as the then-21-year-old right-hander struck out 14 batters in seven innings...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 25 days ago 17,384 reads 13 comments

  4. Pineda's Success a Feel-Good Story

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Michael Pineda's command of the English language is not as good as his command of his slider, but the 6-foot-7, 25-year-old right-hander had no trouble making himself ...

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  5. Sitting on the Bench Wasn't Ichiro's Decision

    Ichiro Suzuki gives all his interviews in Japanese, via an interpreter, because he wants to make sure there is no room for misinterpretation. But he understands English well.....

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  6. Yankees Name RHP Pineda 5th Starter

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  7. Jacoby Ellsbury: I'll Be Ready

    Jacoby Ellsbury made six plate appearances in a minor league game this afternoon, and although he did no hard running -- walking twice and loping easily to first on a single in his ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 26 days ago 478 reads 0 comments

  8. 6 Biggest Winners and Losers of New York Yankees' Spring Training

    Living up to its purpose, this year's spring training has answered a ton of roster-related questions for the New York Yankees . The Yankees had three legitimate questions to answer heading into spring camp...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 26 days ago 10,167 reads 12 comments

  9. How Have the Newest Yankees Performed in Spring Training?

    As of Sunday, Brian McCann is hitting .243/.317/.405 with a .722 OPS through 37 at bats so far during spring training. He's drawn four walks, and hit one home run. In terms of defense, he's allowed four stolen bases and caught three players stealing...

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  10. 5 Yankees Things You Need to Know Today: Joe Girardi's Decision

    TAMPA, Fla. — Here are five things you need to know today about the Yankees , who will face the Phillies at 7:05 p.m. at George M. Steinbrenner Field and can be see on YES Network and MLB Network and heard on WFAN...

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  11. Jeter Knows Time Running out for Him to Get 'comfortable'

    TAMPA — Welcome to the final spring training week of Derek Jeter's career. He's hitting .114 this spring. He's coming back from a lost season.....

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  12. Pineda to No. 5, Tanaka to April 4

    Joe Girardi has not officially announced it yet, but Michael Pineda has won the Yankees No. 5 starter's job, completing a successful comeback from major shoulder surgery in a little less than two years...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 27 days ago 220 reads 0 comments

  13. Pineda Could Be a Difference-Maker for Yankees

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Michael Pineda has had better days this spring. But if this is what he can do when he is not especially on, then you can see why he was an All-Star his rookie season ...

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  14. Pineda, Betances Look Like They Belong

    TAMPA, Fla. -- At this point in spring training, everything counts, even if nothing counts. The situations are real even if the games are not, and the quality of work that is done here ...

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  15. Scout: Yanks Infield Range 'Worst in Baseball'

    According to one big-league scout in spring training, the Yankees have to have the least range on the infield of any major-league team. While he's only in Florida , he seems pretty certain...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 27 days ago 598 reads 0 comments

  16. Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Not 'Too Worried' About Derek Jeter

    TAMPA − Derek Jeter was 0-for-3 in Sunday's loss to Toronto , which sank his Grapefruit League batting average to .114...

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  17. Updated Masahiro Tanaka Scouting Report After Latest Spring Performance

    The New York Yankees trotted Masahiro Tanaka out for his fourth appearance and third start of the spring on Saturday against the Minnesota Twins . It was his longest outing so far, both from innings (5...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 29 days ago 17,640 reads 13 comments

  18. Spring Training: What to Take Away from Michael Pineda's Performance Thus Far

    "It's a win for both teams." That was seemingly the league-wide consensus back in early 2012 when the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners completed what appeared to be a deal involving two future superstars: Jesus Montero and Michael Pineda .

    Matt Appel Written by Matt Appel about 29 days ago 332 reads 0 comments

  19. Sabathia Sharp, Jeter Hitless as Yanks Top Pirates

    TAMPA, Fla. -- CC Sabathia pitched seven sharp innings but Derek Jeter remained in a funk at the plate, going hitless in three at-bats during the New York Yankees ' 4-0 victory Friday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

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  20. GM: Cervelli Trade Value Low

    Francisco Cervelli is crushing the ball this spring. He entered Friday hitting .484 in 31 at-bats. With four homers and seven RBIs, his OPS is 1.483. He has clearly won the backup catcher job over John Ryan Murphy and Austin Romine...

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  21. Yankees Could Decide Fifth Starter by Sunday, Joe Girardi Says

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — It shouldn't be long now. The Yankees could decide their fifth starter by the end of the weekend, manager Joe Girardi said before Thursday night's game against the Red Sox ...

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  22. Brendan Ryan's Status for Opening Day Uncertain After Another Back Injury

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Brendan Ryan boarded the bus from George M. Steinbrenner Thursday afternoon Field for a two-hour trek to JetBlue Park more excited than veterans typically are for long spring-training road trips...

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  23. Grading the Performance of New York Yankees' Top Prospects at Spring Training

    As shown by their massive spending spree this offseason, the New York Yankees retool through free agency and not through their minor league system...

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  24. Phelps Goes 6 Innings as Yankees Beat Red Sox 3-2

    David Phelps went six innings, giving up two runs on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2...

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  25. Kelly Johnson Could Be Used Without a Platoon Partner at Third Base

    Throughout spring training, it has seemed like the Yankees were looking to add one more person to the infield who could platoon with Kelly Johnson at third base...

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