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  • Friday comment contest winner

     
    This week's Friday comment contest winner is reader "Casey," with an honorable mention to a followup by "LM," for putting their fingers on a thread that runs through "The Yankee Years," Joe Torre's new book with Tom Verducci. Wrote Casey,......
  • Mariano Rivera not offended by Mike Mussina remarks

     
    I had the privilege this evening of visiting Madison Square Garden and watching Mr. LeBron James play against the Knicks. On the way in I shared an elevator with Malik Rose and Nate Robinson, and was tempted to post......
  • Rivera says he'll be fine

     
    Mariano Rivera talked to all of us reporters this morning and promised he will be fine despite offseason arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder. He's only played catch at this point, and says he will throw fewer innings than usual......
  • Wrapping up here

     
    Quiet here -- last day before pitchers and catchers begin actual workouts. The whole gang was here -- the entire rotation plus pretty much all the relievers. All the players rehabbing from surgery (Mariano Rivera, Hideki Matsui, Jorge Posada and......
  • Starting rotation's all here

     
    The Yankees' starting rotation is all here and accounted for. CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte joined the crew that was already in town, which included A.J. Burnett, Joba Chamberlain and Chien-Ming Wang. Plus two guys who began the 2008 season......
  • In the paper today

     
    We've got stories on lots of the big names in Yankees camp in the paper today. Ken Davidoff has a great column on one of the people most missed -- George Steinbrenner. Steinbrenner is still in Tampa and still around,......
  • Nady joins Tampa crowd, along w/Austin Jackson

     
    Two new additions to the Steinbrenner Field Yankees crew are Xavier Nady and Austin Jackson. Even though Nady spent half of last season on the Yankees team, and made fast friends with many teammates, he's never been in this complex.......
  • Wednesday's notes

     
    -- Mariano Rivera is penciled in to throw his first bullpen of the spring Thursday. Girardi said he aims for Rivera to pitch in a game around March 17-18. -- Jorge Posada threw again Wednesday, and could catch a game......
  • Yankees at Astros in Kissimmee

     
    Just got to Kissimmee from Tampa. The Yankees are playing the Astros over here. Chien-Ming Wang is taking the mound for the first time against major league hitters since, incidentally, facing the Astros last June 15. He tore his Lisfranc......
  • Sabathia's first start; A-Rod surgery seems more likely

     
    OK, I am going to try to share a little bit of non A-Rod news, even though he remains the topic of the day. *CC Sabathia made his first official spring training start. He allowed one unearned run on two......
  • Rivera throws BP; Sabathia and Yanks at Tigers

     
    Mariano Rivera threw live batting practice this morning for the first time since October surgery on his AC joint in the right shoulder. Edwar Ramirez also threw BP for the first time this spring due to shoulder bursitis. Ramirez said......
  • Pettitte makes first appearance

     
    Andy Pettitte finally made his first appearance. He was scheduled to just pitch one inning, but lobbied for a second. He was told he had 10 pitches, so he only got to two outs. He pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings,......