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Rivera Pitches and Posada Jokes 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 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 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 all 30 MLB teams 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 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 statement; Yankees shake up outfield 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 Eduardo Nunez's bat in the lineup in 2013 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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