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2/25/2015 | Ryan hopes for larger role in Yankees' infield

Brendan Ryan knows what the back of his baseball card has looked like for the last few seasons, but the Yankees infielder believes that he can be counted on for more than just a good glove.

2/25/2015 | Pentland establishes early rapport with A-Rod

Jeff Pentland recalls watching from the stands as Alex Rodriguez made noise as a teenage phenom in the instructional league two decades ago. The new Yankees hitting coach expects to discover that there is still some of that lightning left.

2/25/2015 | Center of attention: Rivera in Yankees' camp

The all-time saves leader still loves to chase down those batting-practice fly balls in center field. Mariano Rivera looked right at home on Wednesday, slipping on his old No. 42 uniform and reporting to Yankees camp as a special guest instructor.

2/25/2015 | Yankees to evaluate A-Rod as backup first baseman

Alex Rodriguez has said that he cannot remember ever taking a ground ball at first base. That is about to change, manager Joe Girardi said on Wednesday.

2/25/2015 | Teixeira hopes 'no fun' diet leads to lots of fun in season

Mark Teixeira said goodbye to his beloved morning muffins and pancake breakfasts, and combined with a full winter of training, those sacrifices could bring him back to form as a power-hitting force in the heart of the Yankees' lineup.

2/25/2015 | On the Cusp: New York Yankees

Here are the Yankees' prospects Bernie Pleskoff thinks have a chance to make an impact in New York in 2015, listed by their rankings in the Yankees Top 20 Prospects list.

2/24/2015 | Bailey hoping to make Yankees' investment pay off

The Yankees have preached patience with Andrew Bailey, hoping that the former All-Star closer will be able to take advantage of their facilities and pay big dividends down the line. That time may be quickly approaching.

2/24/2015 | A-Rod works out at camp, chats with Headley

Alex Rodriguez worked out for a second consecutive afternoon at the Yankees' Minor League complex on Tuesday, slugging five home run-distance shots from the cage while taking ground balls alongside third baseman Chase Headley.

2/24/2015 | Capuano ready to earn one of Yanks' 5 spots

Chris Capuano is being looked at as a strong contender to pitch in the back end of manager Joe Girardi's rotation, and the veteran left-hander said he is not concerned about the possibility of being the odd man out later in the year.

2/24/2015 | Nova able to pace himself at Yankees' camp

Ivan Nova refuses to look too far ahead, resisting the urge thus far to peek at the schedule and circle some summer dates. As he continues to rehab from Tommy John surgery, the Yankees' right-hander has been absorbing his plans one week at a time.

2/23/2015 | Beltran eager to get back to form in pinstripes

Injuries kept Carlos Beltran from producing the type of numbers that he expected in his first Yankees season, and as he takes his first swings of Spring Training, the veteran slugger believes that he is coming back with something to prove.

2/23/2015 | A-Rod a distraction? Girardi sees no reason

You have heard, read, seen speculation about how much of a "distraction" Alex Rodriguez will be to the Yankees. Based on events Monday at George M. Steinbrenner Field and the surrounding area, it appears that A-Rod could be much more of a "distraction" to the media than to the other members of the Yankees organization.

2/23/2015 | Yankees get up-close look at Miller in bullpen

The Yankees got their first up-close look at Andrew Miller on Monday morning as the lefty reliever threw his first Spring Training bullpen session at George M. Steinbrenner Field.

2/23/2015 | A-Rod reports to camp, ready to compete

Alex Rodriguez said that he feels good physically and is focused on winning a roster spot as he arrived two days early for Spring Training on Monday, marking his first appearance in Yankees gear following a season-long suspension in 2014.

2/23/2015 | Yankees made 'significant offer' to Moncada

The Yankees made a $25 million pitch for Yoan Moncada on Sunday, but it was not enough to reach an agreement with the switch-hitting Cuban infielder.

2/22/2015 | No discomfort for Tanaka after second 'pen session

There are plenty of eyes fixed upon Masahiro Tanaka with each windup, watching his face cautiously for any hint of a grimace. Thus far, there has been no reason for the Yankees to be concerned.

2/22/2015 | Developing secondary pitches is Eovaldi's spring goal

Nathan Eovaldi's fastball sizzled as advertised on Sunday in a simulated game at George M. Steinbrenner Field, and the first-year Yankee's goal this spring is to complement that high-octane heater by fine-tuning his splitter, slider and changeup.

2/21/2015 | Yankees have high hopes for top prospect Severino

There were plenty of young hurlers on display as Joe Girardi patrolled the back of the bullpen at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Saturday, but the Yankees manager made sure to check in on Luis Severino, who has been rated as the team's No. 1 prospect by

2/21/2015 | Sabathia comfortable with added weight in 2015

The best seasons of CC Sabathia's career had him tipping the scales heavier than most Major Leaguers, and so as the big left-hander reported to his seventh Spring Training with the Yankees, he showed up comfortable with his weight.

2/21/2015 | McCann better prepared for second season in AL

As he begins his second year with the Yankees, McCann is one of the stars being counting on for a bounce-back campaign. The veteran catcher had a season-long "learning experience," which he hopes will serve him well in 2015.

2/21/2015 | Sabathia excited to get back on the field

As CC Sabathia prepared to step on an outdoor mound for the first time this year on Saturday morning, the big left-hander could not hold back a toothy grin. He understands the questions of doubters -- especially having been limited to just eight starts last season -- and is looking forward to the challenge ahead.

2/20/2015 | Yankees embracing unlikely role of underdog

He spoke of unknowns, too many to count. He spoke of age, a looming issue. He spoke of new faces. "I think name tags are an option," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. Strip it all away, though, and one thing won't change for the New York Yankees: Expectations.

2/20/2015 | Girardi: A-Rod could get extra ABs in Minors games

The Yankees authorized some remodeling in their Spring Training clubhouse over the offseason, knocking out a wall and expanding the available floor space, but Alex Rodriguez's locker was returned to its old familiar location, where it awaits the slugger's arrival.

2/20/2015 | Girardi embracing competitive spirit of Yanks' camp

Open competition is not usually a hallmark of Spring Training with the Yankees, where assignments are often cemented by big-dollar contracts, but this year promises to present Joe Girardi with more options in how to best assemble the 25-man roster that will break camp.

2/20/2015 | Healthy Tanaka ready for full workload

Masahiro Tanaka said that he no longer has any doubts about the health of his right elbow, believing that he can take on a full workload without any further complications.

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