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3/5/2015 | Cashman: Jeter should be last Yankees captain

Derek Jeter proudly served 12 seasons while holding the title of Yankees captain, and general manager Brian Cashman believes that he should be the last in franchise history.


3/5/2015 | Rogers heeds Rivera's advice in scoreless spring debut

Esmil Rogers believes that he has the ability to succeed as a big league starter, but when the greatest closer in history pulled up a chair at his locker last week, the Yankees right-hander knew he had better hang on every word.


3/5/2015 | Strong pitching, late home run lift Yanks past Pirates

Tyler Austin threw out the potential lead run at the plate in the sixth inning, and two innings later, hit a towering homer to snap a tie and give the Yankees a 2-1 exhibition victory over the Pirates on Thursday afternoon at McKechnie Field.


3/5/2015 | Beltran ready to reclaim role as Yanks' right fielder

After a frustrating season in which injuries held Carlos Beltran back from being the player he expected to be, the veteran is looking forward to putting those issues in the past and reclaiming his spot as the Yankees' everyday right fielder.


3/4/2015 | Drew still learning nuances of playing second

Stephen Drew accepted the challenge of learning a new position on the fly last season, instantly becoming a second baseman in the Yankees' eyes when he dropped his bags in the clubhouse. He's hoping that a full spring will allow him to finish that transition.


3/4/2015 | First game in pinstripes 'amazing feeling' for Didi

For all of the winter discussion about Didi Gregorius' upcoming challenge in taking over Derek Jeter's old position, the new Yankees shortstop says that he hasn't heard any comparisons from the fans during these first weeks of workouts at George M. Steinbrenner Field.


3/4/2015 | Tanaka could make first start next week

Masahiro Tanaka threw a 30-pitch bullpen session on Wednesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field and said that he is nearly ready to pitch in Grapefruit League games.


3/4/2015 | Comforts of home: Miller pleased with first outing

These are home games in the literal sense for Andrew Miller, who left some extra money on the table in part because the location of the Yankees' Spring Training site allowed him to sleep in his own bed for two extra months.


3/4/2015 | Eovaldi gives up just one run in Yankees debut

The Yankees were tempted enough by Nathan Eovaldi's future projection to pull the trigger on a big offseason swap, and they got a first glimpse of the right-hander in pinstripes during Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field.


3/4/2015 | Free of pain, Beltran sees good days ahead

The Yankees feel good about Carlos Beltran this season. If it turns out the way they think it might, they're going to look back to an offseason in which Beltran was at Yankee Stadium five days a week for rehab work.


3/4/2015 | After 17-month absence, A-Rod returns to lineup

Alex Rodriguez returned to the batter's box after a 17-month absence on Wednesday, singling to left field in his first Grapefruit League plate appearance of the spring.


3/3/2015 | Severino's battle with Howard opens Yanks' eyes

It has been easy to spot the extra attention on Luis Severino this spring at Yankees camp, which the young right-hander seems to be handling with a cool demeanor. That should have hinted at how he would deal with going up against proven big league performers.


3/3/2015 | Yanks prospect Torrens to miss 2015 season

Yankees Minor League catcher Luis Torrens has been diagnosed with a torn labrum in his right shoulder and will miss the 2015 season, the team announced on Tuesday.


3/3/2015 | Hulking Judge announces presence with force

Aaron Judge seems to have a knack for making a good first impression. The power-hitting outfielder slammed a three-run home run in his Grapefruit League debut on Tuesday, helping the Yankees rally to a 5-5 tie against the Phillies at Bright House Field.


3/3/2015 | Versatile Warren an asset to Yanks regardless of role

Though the Yankees are considering Adam Warren for their starting rotation this spring, it has been suggested that he could be at a disadvantage because of his ability to pitch effectively out in the bullpen. The right-hander doesn't see it that way at all.


3/3/2015 | Yanks of future make big statements in spring opener

Perfect weather at Bright House Field on Tuesday afternoon complemented the start of the Grapefruit League season for the Yankees and Phillies, who played to a 5-5 tie. With two outs in the top of the ninth, Yankees No. 5 prospect Aaron Judge knotted the score with a three-run homer.


3/3/2015 | A-Rod excited for spring debut Wednesday

Alex Rodriguez is scheduled to play in his first Spring Training game of the year on Wednesday, when the Yankees are set to host the Phillies at 1:05 p.m. ET at George M. Steinbrenner Field on MLB.TV.


3/3/2015 | Ellsbury-Gardner tandem could top Yanks' lineup often

The Yankees are intrigued by the speedy combination of Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner atop their lineup, and manager Joe Girardi said that it could be seen often this season.


3/2/2015 | A-Rod sees time at DH in intrasquad tilt

The Yankees closed out the workout portion of Spring Training with a combination intrasquad game/simulated game Monday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. A pitching machine was used instead of real pitchers and situations were created. For example, both halves of the first inning began with a runner on first.


3/2/2015 | Yanks fan, 65, walking from Tampa to NY for charity

It's unusual for a Major League team to interrupt a workout during Spring Training. Then again, what Richard Albero is doing is pretty unique.


3/2/2015 | Ellsbury, Gardy set for Yanks' first tilt, A-Rod staying back

The Yankees will open the Grapefruit League schedule Tuesday with a game against the Phillies in Clearwater. Adam Warren will start against Phils right-hander Jerome Williams at Bright House Field.


3/2/2015 | Tanaka faces hitters for first time in spring

Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, the $155 million starting pitcher who made only two starts after July 8 last season due to a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, faced hitters for the first time Monday at George M. Steinbrenner Field.


3/1/2015 | Rotation stars take it slow as Girardi sets early matchups

It's nothing earthshattering, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi named two relievers and a prospective member of the rotation to start his club's first three Grapefruit League games: Adam Warren, Nathan Eovaldi and Esmil Rogers.


3/1/2015 | A-Rod's status for early games uncertain

The Yankees will play an intrasquad game on Monday at Steinbrenner Field and then open their Grapefruit League schedule on Tuesday against the Phillies in nearby Clearwater, Fla. Whether Alex Rodriguez will be in the lineup both days is still a matter of conjecture.


3/1/2015 | Miller hopes charmed career continues in Bronx

Just prior to his first appearance for the Orioles last August after the Red Sox traded him to Baltimore, Andrew Miller ran in from the bullpen to a rousing ovation from the 39,487 fans at Camden Yards, an experience that is indelibly etched in his memory, the newest Yankees left-hander said. Miller is hoping to create more special moments at Yankee Stadium in the years ahead.




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