Masahiro Tanaka pitches to Christian Bethancourt of the Atlanta Braves during the second inning of a spring training game on March 12, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka Looks ‘Great,’ Aces First Test For Elbow

Masahiro Tanaka thought his spring training debut on Thursday was “good.” His teammates used another word: “great.”

03/13/2015

Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tanaka Strong Over Two Innings In Spring Training Debut, Yanks Beat Atlanta 3-2

New York ace Masahiro Tanaka sparkled in his spring training debut, a Yankees’ 3-2 win over Atlanta Thursday night in which Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected after one pitch by his starter.

03/12/2015

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees poses for a portrait on February 27, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

CC Sabathia Throws Simulated Game; Chris Capuano Out Until May

“I’m not hurt. I feel good. That’s the only way I’m judging myself right now,” Sabathia said. “I’m encouraged.”

03/12/2015

Mike Maccagnan (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

03/12/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Twitter Account Gives A-Rod No Love For Homer

The Yankees insist there’s nothing behind the curious omission of Alex Rodriguez’s first home run since 2013 on their Twitter page. But fans have taken notice.

03/12/2015

Chris Capuano (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Capuano And Risks Of Rushing Back From Quad Strain

By now you’ve probably heard that Chris Capuano – a 36-year-old left-hander and the Yankees’ projected fifth starter – left his exhibition start in the first inning Wednesday with a right quadriceps strain.

03/12/2015

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a single during the fourth inning of a spring training game against the Tampa Bay Rays on March 9, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

An A-Bomb For A-Rod: Rodriguez Hits First Homer Since Returning From Suspension

Rodriguez hit a long drive to left-center on a 3-1 pitch from right-hander Brandon Workman leading off the fourth inning. Rodriguez has five hits in 11 at-bats (.455) this spring training.

03/11/2015

Chris Capuano (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Yankees Starter Chris Capuano Leaves Outing With Strained Right Quadriceps

Capuano, 36, was hurt in the first inning Wednesday while covering first base on Brock Holt’s one-out grounder to first baseman Garrett Jones. The left-hander was scheduled for an MRI.

03/11/2015

Infielder Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees participates in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Teixeira On NYCFC Playing At Yankee Stadium: ‘It’s Going To Suck’

“It’s going to suck,” Teixeira said. “But you have to deal with it. It’s going to tear up the infield, but there’s nothing we can do about it, so we’ll deal with it.”

03/11/2015

Tom Seaver (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

10 Notable Players Who Came Back To Their New York Roots After Leaving

In honor of Darrelle Revis returning to the Jets, here are 10 notable players (some more than others) who came back to their New York roots.

03/11/2015

Former New York Yankees great Hideki Matsui looks on as he and other former players are recognized before the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 4, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Matsui Thrilled To Be In Yanks’ Front Office, But Hasn’t Thought About Managing

Back with the New York Yankees as a special adviser to general manager Brian Cashman, Hideki Matsui says he hasn’t thought about managing in the future.

03/11/2015

Masahiro Tanaka speaks with teammates in the dugout before the start of a spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies on March 4, 2015 at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees’ Early Mojo Calls Only For Guarded Optimism

Names alone don’t win games, and the ones Joe Girardi will write on the lineup card are mostly old, some recovering, others waiting for the injury shoe to drop and ruin their seasons.

03/11/2015

Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley tossed 4 2/3 scoreless innings against the Mets on May 15, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Whitley Tosses 3 Scoreless Innings In Yankees’ Loss To Orioles

Manny Machado had three hits and drove in a run, Wei-Yin Chen pitched three scoreless innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on Tuesday.

03/10/2015

Former New York Yankees great Hideki Matsui stands in the dugout prior to being recognized along with other former players before the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 4, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hideki Matsui Named Yankees’ Special Adviser To General Manager

The Yankees said Tuesday that the 2009 World Series MVP will work with Cashman and player development vice president Gary Denbo.

03/10/2015

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Manfred: MLB Talking With U.S. Government About Playing Exhibitions In Cuba

President Barack Obama said in December the U.S. was re-establishing relations with the communist island nation.

03/10/2015

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