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Girardi: Phil Hughes Needs To Step Up His Work Ethic

Joe Girardi rarely goes public with criticism of one of his players, so it was unusual Tuesday when the Yankees manager detailed his unhappiness with the physical condition of Phil Hughes last year.


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Sweeny: A Positive Pinstripe Debut For Yanks’ Pineda

Michael Pineda made a good first impression on Monday. In his first start of the spring, Pineda gave up a leadoff single and then retired six straight hitters, two of which via strikeout.