New York Yankees Should Not Trade Gary Sanchez

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Prospect Gary Sanchez is sort of like the elephant in the room when it comes to New York Yankees catchers. He was often dubbed the “catcher of the future” for the bombers — that is, until the team signed veteran […]

Defense Should be a Concern for New York Yankees

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The second game of Spring Training for the New York Yankees equaled a second loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Two spring losses is certainly no cause for concern, but some of the play in the field brought up a thought. […]

Vidal Nuno Makes Early Case for New York Yankees Rotation Spot

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Heading into Spring Training, there is still much debate about who will be the fifth starter in the New York Yankees’ rotation. The first four guys are pretty well locked in – CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Masahiro Tanaka and Ivan Nova. […]

Alex Rodriguez Should Not Be New York Yankees’ Shortstop In 2015

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This idea is so ludicrous to me that it shouldn’t even be mentioned or considered. However, after New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter announced that he will retire following the 2014 season, the idea that Alex Rodriguez might replace him […]

Seattle Mariners Manager Lloyd McClendon’s Reaction to Robinson Cano Comments Too Strong

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Two pieces in the Daily News earlier this week stirred up some drama very early into the Spring Training season. You didn’t think we’d heard the last about Robinson Cano and the New York Yankees just yet, did you? John […]

Ichiro Suzuki Will Be Pivotal To New York Yankees’ 2014 Success

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With the addition of two high-profile outfielders this offseason, many thought the New York Yankees would trade veteran Ichiro Suzuki, who is signed through this year. Some think they still will, but they won’t, and they shouldn’t. Ichiro will be […]

New York Yankees 2014 Spring Training Profile: Francisco Arcia

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The New York Yankees are stocked with catchers at Spring Training this season. Backstops on the 40-man roster include offseason acquisition Brian McCann, Francisco Cervelli, Austin Romine, JR Murphy and Gary Sanchez. The non-roster invitees in Tampa are Peter O’Brien, […]

New York Yankees 2014 Spring Training Profile: Jose Pirela

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The New York Yankees signed right-handed second baseman Jose Pirela out of Venezuela in July, 2006. His first stint in the Yankees’ system was in 2007 with the Dominican Summer League, where he played in 65 games and batted .273/.367/.746. […]

New York Yankees 2014 Spring Training Profile: Tyler Austin

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Tyler Austin was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 13th round of the 2010 MLB Draft. The Yankees drafted the 18-year-old out of high school as a catcher, but quickly switched him to third base, and then to […]

New York Yankees Will Win World Series In Derek Jeter’s Last Season

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Let me tell you a story about Derek Jeter. On June 1, 1992, the New York Yankees selected him in the first round, sixth overall, in the MLB Draft. When he came up to the big leagues a few years […]

5 Tampa Bay Rays Players Who Are Sure to Shine at Spring Training

Oct 7, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers (9) at bat against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of game three of the American League divisional series at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Who Will Be Backup Catcher for New York Yankees?

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The New York Yankees signed Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million contract back in December. He’ll be the starter, but the Yankees have four other catchers on the 40-man roster heading into Spring Training. Who will be McCann’s backup? […]