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Rivera Pitches and Posada Jokes

Rivera Pitches and Posada Jokes

nytimes.com Updated Feb 22, 2013
While his former battery-mate watched, the Yankees' closer threw his first live batting practice since injuring his knee.
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  • Jeter gradually ramping up spring workouts

    Jeter gradually ramping up spring workouts

    MLB.com Feb 22, 2013
    On the eve of the Yankees' first Grapefruit League game, Derek Jeter provided a brief update on his progress as he works his way back from offseason surgery on his left ankle.
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  • Girardi sets travel roster for Grapefruit opener

    Girardi sets travel roster for Grapefruit opener

    MLB.com Feb 22, 2013
    The Yankees have set their travel roster for Saturday's Grapefruit League opener, against the Braves in Lake Buena Vista. As manager Joe Girardi said on Thursday, the starting lineup will include first baseman Mark Teixeira, second baseman Robinson Cano…
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  • From the big leagues to the big screen: Movie appearances by al…

    From the big leagues to the big screen: Movie appearances by all 30 MLB teams

    yahoo.com Feb 22, 2013
    With the Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, the challenge posed to us was a simple one: Could we find a movie appearance or mention for all 30 Major League Baseball teams? A lot of the top teams would be easy. The Yankees, Red Sox and Cubs, for instanc…
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  • Rivera throws BP for first time since knee injury

    Rivera throws BP for first time since knee injury

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera cleared another hurdle in his recovery from knee surgery Friday morning when he faced hitters for the first time since his injury in a live batting practice session.
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  • Spring headlines: Exhibition games begin; A-Rod issues statemen…

    Spring headlines: Exhibition games begin; A-Rod issues statement; Yankees shake up outfield

    yahoo.com Feb 22, 2013
    Here is Friday's top headline for any baseball fan: It's game day. Professional teams are playing against each other! You've waited so long for this to be here again, and now it is. It's like you've been on a diet for five months and today you get to ea…
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  • Yankees great Yogi Berra says Bombers need to find a way to get…

    Yankees great Yogi Berra says Bombers need to find a way to get Eduardo Nunez's bat in the lineup in 2013

    nydailynews.com Feb 22, 2013
    Though he is not at Yankee spring training for the first time since his reconciliation with George Steinbrenner in 1999, Yogi Berra is said to check in frequently with Ron Guidry and his loyal posse of camp instructor pals, offering opinions and observa…
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Traditional pocket passers becoming extinct? Don't tell this QB…

    Feb 22
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps the irony of the NFL's incoming quarterback class on display here at the scouting combine is that while the read-option trend seems to be the wave of the future within the league, the future clearly isn't now. At least not in ter…
  • 2013 NFL combine -- Friday observations about offseason, Weeden and more

    Feb 22
    Will the NFL push back the dates on the offseason? Not if the players' union has anything to say about it, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Baltimore Ravens 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 22
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.