Found February 27, 2012 on New York Yankees - New York Post:
TAMPA — Was it the last time Mariano Rivera throws for the first time in spring training? Rivera knows the answer but is unwilling to share it publicly, although he strongly indicated last week the 2012 season will mark the end of his Hall of Fame career.Yesterday morning in 59-degree...

Minka Kelly trading Jeter's Yankees cap for a Fez

It sounds like Derek Jeter won't need an extra toothbrush in his St. Petersburg mansion during spring training this year.  The New York Daily News reported that the New York Yankees former squeeze Minka Kelly was spotted being squired around a Hollywood club by Wilmer Valderrama— better known as the character Fez on "That '70's Show." Sources told the...

Cervelli is Rocky Balboa in pinstripes

TAMPA — Francisco Cervelli is baseball’s “Rocky.” Never count him out. In an Apollo Creed clubhouse overflowing with superstars, Cervelli is the Yankees’ underdog in pinstripes, the player from nowhere who makes his way to the title shot. And, wouldn’t you know it, Rocky is his inspiration. “It’s...

Newcastle Target Norwich Pair Surman, Martin

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For Swisher, seeing psychologist a no-brainer

Getting his body into optimal shape this winter was an arduous task for Nick Swisher, but the work he put into his mental game is what he’s counting on to make the biggest difference this season.

Pineda tries to get grip on off-speed pitch

TAMPA — The man who knows Michael Pineda better than any Yankees employee believes the towering right-hander has what it takes to master the changeup. “In the minor leagues in 2010 his changeup was more effective than the slider,’’ Mariners pitching coach Carl Willis told The Post yesterday via phone from...

Chamberlain throws off full mound, tests elbow

New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain has thrown off a full mound for the first time in eight months after elbow ligament replacement surgery.

New look has Swisher upbeat about 2012

Nick Swisher is hoping that his gains from a new training program will pay huge dividends as he enters a potential free agency season.

Joba makes first throws off full mound in rehab

Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain threw off a full mound Tuesday for the first time in eight months after elbow ligament replacement surgery.

This Week in Yankees History (2/26-3/3)

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Yankees' Joe Girardi sets pitching-staff rotation as spring exhibitions near

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Alex is eager for more play-Rod

For the past few years, Alex Rodriguez has set a personal goal of playing in 150 games, only to fall short each time.
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