Yankees 2011: 3 things we like, dislike

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, watches

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, watches Yankees relief pitcher Rafael Soriano throw live batting practice on a back field before the Yankees spring training baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla., Friday, March 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Photo Credit: AP Photo/Kathy Willens

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THINGS WE LIKE

1. THE BULLPEN

Hard not to like what on paper one scout said this spring was "without question" the game's best unit. The Rafael Soriano/Mariano Rivera tandem has the look of a monster.

2. A GREEN-LIGHTED A-ROD

Though he turns 36 in July, Rodriguez, who hammered the ball all spring, said he enters this season feeling far better physically than he has since 2008. Huge bounce-back year could be in the offing.