The decision to go with the 26-year-old international sensation means CC Sabathia’s streak of opening day starts with the Yankees will end at six.
Jeter left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off injuries.
Dellin Betances has looked no where near the flamethrower who made the All-Star team as David Robertson’s setup man. And Andrew Miller has had just a so-so spring.
Ever since Hal Steinbrenner took over for his dad, fans and pundits alike have compared the two.
Adam Warren isn’t assuming he will earn a spot in the New York Yankees’ pitching rotation.
Didi Gregorius has commanded the attention of everyone associated with the Yankees this spring — from the manager to the veterans to the scouts and executives.
In 5 1/3 innings pitched this spring, the 2014 All-Star has allowed four earned runs on seven hits (6.75 ERA). He’s walked two, struck our four and blown a save.
“He’s done well,” Brian Cashman said of Alex Rodriguez. “He’s got a lot of life in his body. If he continues to show athleticism, that means he’s going to impact the baseball. That will be good for us.”
Forbes says the Bombers are baseball’s most valuable team for the 18th straight year.
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Masahiro Tanaka allowed three runs and four hits while pitching into the fifth inning Wednesday for the New York Yankees in a 7-2 loss to the rival Mets.
If you interpret the words of general manager Brian Cashman, the fifth spot in the Yankees’ rotation looks like it is Adam Warren’s to lose.
And this is cool: a side-by-side comparison of the original 1993 scene and the Yankees’ homage is already up on YouTube.
Minor league living is hardly large. Meal money, for one, is tough to stretch beyond Pizza Hut and pales in comparison to the majors.
Though it appears the Japanese ace will get the call, manager Joe Girardi still isn’t ready to make it official.
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