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Granderson Breaks Forearm, Out 10 Weeks

Your browser does not support iframes. That pitch will fractured Granderson's forearm and he will miss 10 weeks, leaving the Yankees with a hole in their outfield until at least May. Here's some more of who might fill that hole from Chad Jennings:The Yankees have veterans Matt Diaz and Juan Rivera in camp. Show More Summary

Teixeira Feeling Good About the Team and His Health

From Mark Feinsand:"I really feel good about our team this year," Teixeira said. "It's actually fun when everyone else counts you out because it kind of makes guys want it a little bit more. Every year we want it, but this year especially, it's going to be even more of a challenge. Show More Summary

Jeter Press Conference Video

Here's some video from today's press conference: Your browser does not support iframes. Also, here is another video from ESPN of Buster Olney talking about how important his health is to this year's Yankees: For more highlights from today's presser, check out this post from Chad Jennings.

Youkilis: "I'll always be a Red Sox"

I get why he's saying this, or at least what he means by it, but this isn't the best way to introduce yourself to Yankees fans.

Romine Ready To Show Yanks What He Can Do

From Chad Jennings:Austin Romine is well aware that last season’s back injury cost him valuable playing time, and he knows the Yankees have said he’s likely to open this season back in the minors. Way he sees it, that means this spring is just like last spring. “Every year I’m coming in, and I’m trying to be on the team,” he said. Show More Summary

CC Relieved To Be Healthy This Spring

From Chad Jennings:CC Sabathia always seemed to think he could pitch last season. He went on the disabled list twice, and he through some underwhelming stretches, but Sabathia has a bulldog reputation, and he did his best to live up to it. Show More Summary

A-Rod Won't Be Rehabbing In Tampa

From Andy McCullough:The specter of Alex Rodriguez may loom over the Yankees as they begin spring training. But Rodriguez himself will not be in the presence of his teammates any time in the near future. Rodriguez will continue his recovery...Show More Summary

Jeter Cleared To Do Everything

From Dan Martin:Derek Jeter ran on Monday for the first time since his October ankle surgery and says he has the go-ahead for all further baseball activity. ... "I've gotten the OK to do everything," Jeter said. "I haven't been using my legs so I have to get used to using them." Good to see Jeter progressing nicely. Show More Summary

Schilling: Members of Red Sox organization encouraged me to use PEDs

From WEEI:Curt Schilling, in a Wednesday interview on ESPN Radio, said toward the end of his tenure with the Red Sox he was encouraged to use performance-enhancing drugs by “members of the organization.” “At the end of my career, inShow More Summary

How about some news about the only 3rd baseman on the roster who's healthy?

There were several stories around the interwebs in recent days on another Yankees third basemen, Kevin Youkilis, discussing various topics ranging from his batting stance, his relationship with Joba Chamberlain, and his Judaism. First,...Show More Summary

A-Rod: Everyone is just out to get me

From the NY Daily News:Alex Rodriguez is taking his wildest swing yet in his fight against steroid allegations: The Yankees and MLB are conspiring to push him out of the game. Sources say the embattled Yankee star is “scared” that bigger forces are at work to try to discredit him and sink his career. Show More Summary

Yankees Officially Sign Travis Hafner

From Yankees.com: The Yankees on Friday finalized a one-year contract with free-agent slugger Travis Hafner, who is expected to help fill the club's designated hitter slot for the 2013 season. Hafner, 35, batted.228 with 12 home runs and 34 RBIs in 64 games for the Indians last season. Show More Summary

ESPN: Bosch Injected A-Rod With HGH

From T.J. Quinn:The texts, the source said, usually came late at night, telling Anthony Bosch to come to the house. Bosch would then head to the waterfront mansion on Biscayne Bay, through the gate on North Bay Road, to inject performance-enhancing...Show More Summary

Yankees Announce Invites Spring Training

Here's the list via Yankees.com: Pitchers (20): RHP Corey Black, LHP Juan Cedeno, RHP Preston Claiborne, RHP Matt Daley, RHP Shane Greene, RHP Nick Goody, RHP David Herndon, RHP Tom Kahnle, RHP Jim Miller, RHP Bryan Mitchell, RHP Mark...Show More Summary

Report: A-Rod May Be Done

From the NY Daily News:Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to ever wear the pinstripes again, sources familiar with the Yankees’ situation with their troubled third baseman told the Daily News, no matter what happens regarding new allegations...Show More Summary

Rumor: Yankees May Be Close To Deal With Travis Hafner

Pronk, who hasn't been able to stay healthy since 2007, only played 66 games for the Tribe last season, hitting.228/.346./.438 with 12 HR and 34 RBI. If healthy, he could be a cheap and decent option at DH.

A-Rod Linked To Recent PED Use, Denies Everything

From Andrew Marchand:The Miami New Times, in a long investigative piece, has details that suggest Rodriguez had close ties with Anthony Bosch, a South Florida nutritionist. The story says Rodriguez has made PED transactions as recently as during the 2012 season. ... Bosch has been under suspicion for a long time. Show More Summary

Rosenthal: Pettitte Will Not Pitch in the WBC

From Ken Rosenthal:Though Andy Pettitte has been known to change his mind, he will not participate in the World Baseball Classic, according to major league sources. The news is not exactly a surprise, considering that Pettitte is 40Show More Summary

Yankees Sign Juan Rivera to Minor League Deal

From Andrew Marchand:The New York Yankees have reunited with outfielder Juan Rivera, a source tells ESPNNewYork.com's Wallace Matthews. It is a minor league deal, allowing Rivera to compete with Matt Diaz and Russ Canzler to be a right-handed-hitting outfielder for the Yankees. In 109 games for the Angels last season, Rivera hit.244/.286/.375 with 9 HR and 47 RBI.

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