The halfway point of spring training shows the issues the Yankees had coming in may turn out to be high points moving forward. The competition for the two starting pitching spots is very tight, as is the battle for bench spots.
The question has been raised recently. Who will leadoff for the Yankees in 2011; Jeter or Gardner? There appears to be some differing opinions within the Yankees organization.
With Eric Chavez and Eduardo Nunez having good springs, the Yankees find themselves with a decision to make. Does this mean Ramiro Pena will be the odd man out?
Youngsters Ivan Nova, Dellin Betances, and Jesus Montero make nice impressions during Sunday's 7-3 spring training win over the Phillies. Nova is battling for one of the two open spots in the Yankees starting rotation.
Andruw has a swollen knee, Joba is just swollen. No Mo yet. Just some of the early tidbits surrounding the New York Yankees spring training.
Spring Training in Tampa will be interesting this year. Youngsters and veterans all have an opportunity to earn roster spots for the 2011 season.
Article written by Mark Levine. The bullpen should be a strength of the Yankees roster in 2011. Mark Levine takes you through the expected look of the bullpen.
The "Core Four" of Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, and Jorge Posada are no longer teammates. This veteran group of proven championship players is beginning to split up.
Article written by Double G Sports contributing writer Marco Levine