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A-Rod to rehab in New York, not at spring camp

A-Rod to rehab in New York, not at spring camp

CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com nytimes.com Updated Feb 12, 2013
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez will not report to spring training with the Yankees' position players and will work on his rehabilitation from hip surgery in New York.
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  • Yankees' Resale Market Will Compete With StubHub

    Yankees' Resale Market Will Compete With StubHub

    nytimes.com Feb 12, 2013
    The Yankees Ticket Exchange is the team's answer to its dissatisfaction with StubHub practices, and it may set a floor for resale prices.
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  • Swisher, Francona faces of Tribe's makeover

    Swisher, Francona faces of Tribe's makeover

    MLB.com Feb 12, 2013
    Formerly archrivals as members of the Yankees and Red Sox, respectively, Nick Swisher and Terry Francona represent just two prongs of a serious Tribe makeover that includes former Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds and will place free-agent signing Mic…
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  • Mike Piazza Once Hired A "Karate Guy" To Teach Him Ho…

    Mike Piazza Once Hired A "Karate Guy" To Teach Him How To Beat Up Roger Clemens

    deadspin.com Feb 12, 2013
    After Roger Clemens threw a large part of a shattered bat at Mike Piazza in Game 2 of the 2000 World Series, the Mets catcher's first instinct was to beat him up. Piazza thought better of it, though, for plenty of reasons: It was the first inning of a g…
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  • Yanks feel they have pieces to win another title

    Yanks feel they have pieces to win another title

    MLB.com Feb 12, 2013
    The demands haven't changed as the Yankees filtered into town, looking ahead to the first mandatory workout for pitchers and catchers. The expectation is a championship-caliber club that will make a serious run at a 28th World Series title.
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  • Spring headlines: Derek Jeter runs on treadmill; Pirates seek n…

    Spring headlines: Derek Jeter runs on treadmill; Pirates seek new logo

    yahoo.com Feb 12, 2013
    In addition to running on a treadmill Monday for the first time since ankle surgery, Derek Jeter took about 80 grounders at shortstop during a workout at the New York Yankees training facility in Tampa. By design, Jeter didn't move much laterally and he…
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  • Yogi not expected at Yankees' Spring Training camp

    Yogi not expected at Yankees' Spring Training camp

    MLB.com Feb 12, 2013
    Yogi Berra is not planning to attend Spring Training with the Yankees this year because the 87-year-old Hall of Famer's travel has become limited. David Kaplan, the director of the Yogi Berra Museum in Montclair, N.J., said that Berra's health is good a…
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  • Video - BBTN Special: Dodgers Spring Training 09:59

    BBTN Special: Dodgers Spring Training

    Feb 12
    Karl Ravech, Tim Kurkjian, and Curt Schilling report from the Dodgers' spring training camp.

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    Feb 12
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