Found February 12, 2013 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
Derek Jeter at the New York Yankees vs. Colorado Rockies game on June 19, 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Baseball is back, as pitchers and catchers are officially reporting to their team’s respective Spring Training facility in either Arizona or Florida. The New York Yankees spring home is in Tampa, Florida and the normally anticipated media circus that comes with life in the pinstripes should be at an all time high. Why? There are too many unanswered questions about this team, not to mention the four other AL East teams surrounding them, as they head into the 2013 MLB season. Fans will be looking to get a lot answers this spring, but here are the four questions that caused the most commotions during the off-season. You shouldn’t expect to find any new revelations here, as the anomalies are vast and many cannot be solved until the regular season gets going. 1)       Is Derek Jeter’s surgically repaired ankle completely fixed? When Jeter fell in the 12th inning of Game One in the 20...
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