Spring Training

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans as he participates in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod, Cheered In Tampa, Says First Workout ‘Like Going To Disney World’

In addition to cheering, many of the about 500 fans in attendance Thursday called out A-Rod’s name as he moved from drill to drill and in and out of the batting cage.

02/27/2015

Hal Steinbrenner (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hal Steinbrenner: ‘Anything Would Be On The Table’ If Yankees Miss Playoffs

Does that mean he’d go full-blown Boss? Could there be an organizational shakeup? It sounds like he’s not ruling anything out.

02/26/2015

Noah Syndergaard

Ed Coleman: Smarter, Settled Syndergaard Hoping To Pitch In For Mets

It wasn’t that Noah Syndergaard had a bad year in 2014. It’s just that he expected to be wearing a big-league uniform with “Mets” emblazoned across the front at some point last year. That never happened.

02/26/2015

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mo Rivera In Tampa As Guest Instructor; Jokes That He’s Coming Back

All-time saves leader and iconic Yankee Mariano Rivera showed up at Yankees camp on Wednesday. Mo will serve as a guest instructor in Tampa.

02/25/2015

Alex-Rodriguez

A-Rod Hugs It Out With Headley, Says ‘I’ll Be Fine’ Without PEDs

Alex Rodriguez started his second day of workouts at the Yankees’ minor league complex by hugging Chase Headley, the player signed to replace him at third base.

02/25/2015

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans after arriving at the New York Yankees' spring training complex on Feb. 23, 2015. (Photo by Sweeny Murti/WFAN)

Report: Yankees Officials ‘Fuming’ Over A-Rod’s Surprise Arrival

“He’s learned nothing,” an unnamed baseball exec told the New York Daily News. “He’s the same old guy. He just did what he wanted to do.”

02/24/2015

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans after arriving at the New York Yankees' spring training complex on Feb. 23, 2015. (Photo by Sweeny Murti/WFAN)

Jared Max: A-Rod’s Return Comes With Predictable Drama

Days after releasing a handwritten apology to fans, A-Rod may have created another reason to say he’s sorry by not giving his bosses a heads up that he was en route to spring training.

02/24/2015

David Wright and Michael Cuddyer have a catch in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Feb. 23, 2015. (Credit: Otis Livingston/CBS2)

Eddie C: Mets Fans Are Going To Like Michael Cuddyer — A Lot

This is a guy who went to the postseason six times in nine years with the Twins, and he strongly believes that the Mets are built for the postseason — if they can get there.

02/23/2015

A photo of the T-shirts distributed to Mets players at 2015 spring training (credit: Twitter/@robertbrender)

Mets Talking Tough On T-Shirt: ‘Take The Damn Thing’

The “thing” is presumably the NL East, which the Mets haven’t won since their last trip to the postseason in 2006.

02/23/2015

David Wright (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

David Wright Feeling Fine And Ready To Mash In Middle Of Mets’ Lineup

For all of the statistical analysis used in baseball today, David Wright sees things very simply: “There’s no question in my mind, if I do what I’m capable of doing, we’re a better offense.”

02/23/2015

Mets manager Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets’ Collins Shoots Straight On Playoff Expectations, Roster

Manager Terry Collins had some rather interesting things to say about his team, his players and his expectations for 2015 over the last couple of days. So let’s take a listen back.

02/23/2015

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Palladino: Beefy Sabathia Feels Fine, But For How Long?

A large man with a “bum knee,” as the 305-pound lefty called it, can’t help but run into trouble down the line. It is almost inevitable.

02/23/2015

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets Ace Matt Harvey Hasn’t Lost His Edge

Matt Harvey? Present — and definitely accounted for. The feistiness is still there. And that’s probably a very good sign.

02/21/2015

Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks with the media during spring training media availability at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Feb. 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Girardi Says A-Rod Distraction Will Not Hamper Yankees’ Preparation For Season

No matter how much the Yankees don’t want Alex Rodriguez’s return to baseball to be a distraction at spring training, this isn’t their first rodeo. They know it will be and they are prepared for it.

02/20/2015

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Pitchers And Catchers: 2015 Season Hinges On Health Of Arms

When healthy, the Yankees’ top three of Tanaka, Pineda and Sabathia could be as good as any in baseball. The problem: they have to prove they’re no longer damaged goods.

02/20/2015

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