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Brian Roberts

Shortstop Brian Roberts #14 of the New York Yankees gets the out at second base on Wil Myers #9 of the Tampa Bay Rays, then makes the throw to first base in time for the out after the Rays' Sean Rodriguez grounded into a triple play to end the second inning of a game on April 17, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

WATCH: Solarte To Roberts To Sizemore For The Triple Play

It’s one of the rarest — and most exciting — plays in baseball. And it happened on Thursday night.

04/18/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images), CC Sabathia (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images), Mark Teixeira (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Opening Day Thoughts: Yankees’ Season Hinges On Jeter, CC, Teixeira

If all three don’t have bounce-back years it won’t matter what the new guys do. Consider these three guys the core for 2014.

04/01/2014

Brian Roberts (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Inheriting Robinson Cano’s Spot, Brian Roberts Hopes For Health

“I know he hasn’t played a full season in the last few years and he’s obviously a guy that has some age on him, too, but my plan is to run him out there almost every day,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said.

02/18/2014

Brian Roberts (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Yankees Finalize Roberts’ Contract, Mull What To Do To Replace A-Rod

Roberts’ deal was agreed to on Dec. 17 and finalized Tuesday, three days after a spot on the 40-man roster opened when Alex Rodriguez was suspended for the season for violations of baseball’s drug agreement and labor contract.

01/14/2014

Vernon Wells (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Vernon Wells Designated For Assignment By Yanks; Thanks Team In Tweet

The three-time All-Star was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Friday. The club also officially announced the signing of pitcher Matt Thornton to a two-year deal.

01/10/2014

Brian Roberts (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Yankees, Brian Roberts Agree On 1-Year Deal

The Bombers are still patching together their infield following the departure of second baseman Robinson Cano. The latest piece of the puzzle: former Orioles infielder Brian Roberts.

12/17/2013

Alex Rodriguez (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Yankees Lose 4-3 To Orioles Despite A-Rod’s Exploits

Despite Alex Rodriguez driving in two runs and reaching 100 RBI for the 13th straight season, the Yankees dropped their Labor Day matinee to the Orioles.

09/06/2010