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Yankees spring training 2012

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Andy Pettitte, who came out of retirement on a minor league contract to pitch for his former team, throws in the bullpen after arriving at the Yankees spring training facility. (March 20, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

Scenes from Tampa as the Yankees prepare for the 2012 season.

Andy Pettitte, who came out of retirement on
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Andy Pettitte, who came out of retirement on a minor league contract to pitch for his former team, throws in the bullpen after arriving at the Yankees spring training facility. (March 20, 2012)

Andy Pettitte, (46) who came out of retirement
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Andy Pettitte, (46) who came out of retirement on a minor league contract to pitch for his former team, jokes around with Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain. (March 20, 2012)

Andy Pettitte prepares for his bullpen session after
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Andy Pettitte prepares for his bullpen session after arriving at the Yankees spring training facility in Tampa, Fla. (March 20, 2012)

Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova, center, watches as Andy
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Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova, center, watches as Andy Pettitte talks to Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild in the bullpen. (March 20, 2012)

Yankees bullpen coach Mike Harkey watches as Andy
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Yankees bullpen coach Mike Harkey watches as Andy Pettitte throws in the bullpen after arriving at the Yankees' baseball spring training facility in Tampa, Fla. (March 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' Francisco Cervelli calls for time
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New York Yankees' Francisco Cervelli calls for time after sliding safely into second base under the tag of Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla for a double during a spring training game in Kissimmee, Fla. (March 10, 2012)

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, left, listens to
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Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, left, listens to Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson during a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves in Kissimmee, Fla. (March 10, 2012)

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter practices his
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New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter practices his throw to first on a back field before the Yankees' spring training win over the split-squad Phillies at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez autographs a jersey
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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez autographs a jersey for a fan before the Yankees' 3-0 spring training win over the split-squad Phillies at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

Yankees catcher Russell Martin throws to first during
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Yankees catcher Russell Martin throws to first during fielding drills before the Yankees' spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks with reporters prior
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks with reporters prior to a spring training game against the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

Yankees starter Phil Hughes delivers to Minnesota Twins
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Yankees starter Phil Hughes delivers to Minnesota Twins batter Jamey Carroll during the first inning of a spring training game in Fort Myers, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson reacts after striking
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New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson reacts after striking out swinging to end the top of the fifth inning of a spring training game against the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter takes signals
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New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter takes signals from the third base coach during the Yankees' 3-0 spring training shutout of the split-squad Philadelphia Phillies at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera laughs during stretching exercises
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Yankees closer Mariano Rivera laughs during stretching exercises on a back field before a spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

New York Yankees' Nick Swisher laughs during batting
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New York Yankees' Nick Swisher laughs during batting practice before a spring training game against the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia wraps his pitching
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia wraps his pitching arm in a towel between innings during the Yankees' 3-0 spring training win over the split-squad Phillies at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (March 11, 2012)

New York Yankees first baseman Eric Chavez catches
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New York Yankees first baseman Eric Chavez catches a pop-foul out by Philadelphia Phillies' Kevin Frandsen in the third inning of a spring training baseball game. (March 5, 2012)

New York Yankees shortstop Ramiro Pena, right, throws
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New York Yankees shortstop Ramiro Pena, right, throws to first base for a double play after forcing out Philadelphia Phillies' Tyson Gillies at second in the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game. (March 5, 2012)

Philadelphia Phillies' Jimmy Rollins keeps an eye on
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Philadelphia Phillies' Jimmy Rollins keeps an eye on New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda as Rollins takes a lead off first base in the first inning of a spring training baseball game. (March 5, 2012)

Philadelphia Phillies' Jimmy Rollins, left, slides into second
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Philadelphia Phillies' Jimmy Rollins, left, slides into second base as New York Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez throws to first in the first inning of a spring training baseball game. (March 5, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda throws in
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New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda throws in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies. (March 5, 2012)

Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay pitches in the first
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Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay pitches in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees. (March 4, 2012)

New York Yankees' Dewayne Wise cannot catch a
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New York Yankees' Dewayne Wise cannot catch a hit by Philadelphia Phillies' Domonic Brown in the first inning of a spring training baseball game. (March 4, 2012)

New York Yankees' Freddy Garcia pitches in the
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New York Yankees' Freddy Garcia pitches in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies. (March 4, 2012)

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez rounds the bases
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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez rounds the bases after hitting a home run off Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay in the first inning. (March 4, 2012)

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez follows through on
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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez follows through on a home run off Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay in the first inning. (March 4, 2012)

Philadelphia Phillies' Freddy Glavis throws to first on
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Philadelphia Phillies' Freddy Glavis throws to first on a ground out by New York Yankees' Francisco Cervelli in the fifth inning. (March 4, 2012)

New York Yankees' Chris Dickerson, right, steals second
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New York Yankees' Chris Dickerson, right, steals second base as Philadelphia Phillies' Freddy Glavis handles the throw from home in the fifth inning. (March 4, 2012)

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez takes ground balls during practice.
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez takes ground balls during practice. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' Colin Curtis takes fly balls during practice.
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Yankees' Colin Curtis takes fly balls during practice. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' Mark Teixeira has a cheerful moment with
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Yankees' Mark Teixeira has a cheerful moment with former Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte while taking ground balls during practice. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' Mark Teixeira takes ground balls during practice.
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Yankees' Mark Teixeira takes ground balls during practice. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' Nick Swisher throws a water bottle to
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Yankees' Nick Swisher throws a water bottle to Brett Gardner. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' pitcher Clay Rapada meets with catcher Jose
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Yankees' pitcher Clay Rapada meets with catcher Jose Gil. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Former Yankees' pitcher Goose Gossage sign autographs for
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Former Yankees' pitcher Goose Gossage sign autographs for fans at spring training. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Former New York Yankees' pitcher David Wells throws
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Former New York Yankees' pitcher David Wells throws a ball around. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' Ivan Nova pitching at practice during spring
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Yankees' Ivan Nova pitching at practice during spring training. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' Mariano Rivera with CC Sabathia and the
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Yankees' Mariano Rivera with CC Sabathia and the Yankees pitching staff running wind sprints. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' Gray Sanchez, left, with a Francisco Cervelli
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Yankees' Gray Sanchez, left, with a Francisco Cervelli during practice at spring training Tuesday. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' Raul Ibanez takes outfield practice during spring
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Yankees' Raul Ibanez takes outfield practice during spring training. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Andruw Jones attempts to catch a ball going
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Andruw Jones attempts to catch a ball going over the outfield wall while taking fly balls during practice. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Yankees' Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson run wind
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Yankees' Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson run wind sprints at spring training. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans at spring
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Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans at spring training. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Former Yankees' pitcher Andy Pettitte talks to reporters
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Former Yankees' pitcher Andy Pettitte talks to reporters while at spring training. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Andy Pettitte smiles as he arrives at spring
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Andy Pettitte smiles as he arrives at spring training as a special instructor. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Yankees' pitcher Andy Pettitte watches Phil Hughes' motion.
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Yankees' pitcher Andy Pettitte watches Phil Hughes' motion. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Yankees' Mark Teixeira signing autographs for fans. (Feb.
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Yankees' Mark Teixeira signing autographs for fans. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Freddy Garcia warms up for practice. (Feb.
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Yankees' Freddy Garcia warms up for practice. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Phil Hughes warms up for practice at
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Yankees' Phil Hughes warms up for practice at spring training. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Raul Ibanez getting prepared for batting practice.
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Yankees' Raul Ibanez getting prepared for batting practice. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Betances initially struggled when he was recalled to
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Betances initially struggled when he was recalled to the Yankees in August of last year. Despite the early struggles, Betances was recalled once again in September, displaying his potential by striking out eight batters in just 4.1 innings during the last month of the season.

Yankees' Outfielder Chris Dickerson catches balls barehanded while
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Yankees' Outfielder Chris Dickerson catches balls barehanded while doing outfield drills. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Raul Ibanez fields balls in the outfield.
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Yankees' Raul Ibanez fields balls in the outfield. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Curtis Granderson fields balls in the outfield.
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Yankees' Curtis Granderson fields balls in the outfield. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' outfielder Brett Gardner catches balls barehanded while
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Yankees' outfielder Brett Gardner catches balls barehanded while doing outfield drills. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Nick Swisher fields balls in the outfield.
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Yankees' Nick Swisher fields balls in the outfield. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' outfielder Curtis Granderson and Raul Ibanez take
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Yankees' outfielder Curtis Granderson and Raul Ibanez take a break from drills. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Outfielder Curtis Granderson catches balls barehanded while
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Yankees' Outfielder Curtis Granderson catches balls barehanded while doing outfield drills. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Raul Ibanez with Nick Swisher during batting
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Yankees' Raul Ibanez with Nick Swisher during batting practice. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Raul Ibanez talks with Andruw Jones during
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Yankees' Raul Ibanez talks with Andruw Jones during batting practice. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Yankees' Nick Swisher warms up for batting practice.
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Yankees' Nick Swisher warms up for batting practice. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Eduardo Nunez after getting his physical at spring
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Eduardo Nunez after getting his physical at spring training in Tampa. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Mark Teixeira headed to get his physical at
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Mark Teixeira headed to get his physical at at spring training in Tampa. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Chris Dickerson after getting his physical at spring
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Chris Dickerson after getting his physical at spring training in Tampa. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Derek Jeter was early reporting to spring training
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Derek Jeter was early reporting to spring training in Tampa. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Curtis Granderson smiles while reporting to get his
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Curtis Granderson smiles while reporting to get his physical at spring training in Tampa. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez reports to spring training in Tampa.
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Alex Rodriguez reports to spring training in Tampa. (Feb. 24, 2012)

Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli is drilled by bench
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Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli is drilled by bench coach Tony Pena with common game events during spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli during spring training in
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Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli during spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees catcher Gustavo Molina throws during catching drills
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Yankees catcher Gustavo Molina throws during catching drills at spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees catcher Russell Martin working through some drills
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Yankees catcher Russell Martin working through some drills during spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees catchers Russell Martin and Francisco Cervelli at
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Yankees catchers Russell Martin and Francisco Cervelli at spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks with catcher JR
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks with catcher JR Murphy during spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi works on the form
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi works on the form of catcher Kyle Higashioka, front, with JR Murphy standing by during spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi demonstrates to catcher JR
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi demonstrates to catcher JR Murphy the proper form of throwing the ball after a bunt during spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees reliever David Robertson throws in the bullpen
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Yankees reliever David Robertson throws in the bullpen at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

CC Sabathia does PFP drills at spring training
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CC Sabathia does PFP drills at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Tampa, Bay FL - Thursday Feb. 23, 2012
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Tampa, Bay FL - Thursday Feb. 23, 2012 - Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr.: New York Yankees' pitcher Cory Wade working a through is drills during Spring Training Thursday Feb. 23, at George Steinbrenner Stadium in Tampa Bay, FL. Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Rafael Soriano goes through pitching drills at spring
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Rafael Soriano goes through pitching drills at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Mariano Rivera signs autographs after his workout at
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Mariano Rivera signs autographs after his workout at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees catcher Russell Martin takes batting practice at
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Yankees catcher Russell Martin takes batting practice at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2012)

Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws in the
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws in the bullpen at the team's spring training facility in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner at spring training in
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Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Yankees' outfielder Brett Gardner at spring training in
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Yankees' outfielder Brett Gardner at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Ivan Nova workson plays to first base
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Ivan Nova workson plays to first base at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Curtis Granderson, right, tries to see what's going
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Curtis Granderson, right, tries to see what's going on in the cage during batting practice at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Yankees centerfielder Curtis Granderson at spring training in
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Yankees centerfielder Curtis Granderson at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Derek Jeter talks with outfielder Brett Gardner while
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Derek Jeter talks with outfielder Brett Gardner while getting in some batting practice at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter gestures to infielder Eduardo
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter gestures to infielder Eduardo Nunez at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has some fun with
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has some fun with infielder Eduardo Nunez while they work on their fielding skills at spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter takes batting practice at
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter takes batting practice at spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Yankees pitchers Ivan Nova and Cory Wade both
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Yankees pitchers Ivan Nova and Cory Wade both exhausted and happy to be done with their workout spring training in Tampa Bay, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2012)

Yankees pitchers Ivan Nova, center, and Cory Wade
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Yankees pitchers Ivan Nova, center, and Cory Wade both look exhausted as strength and conditioning coach Dana Cavalea watches at the end of their workout. (Feb. 22, 2012)

New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi talking to
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New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi talking to the media after the morning practice. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda enters the
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New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda enters the field for spring training. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' catcher Russell Martin stretching during
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New York Yankees' catcher Russell Martin stretching during spring training. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' pitcher Ivan Nova throws in
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New York Yankees' pitcher Ivan Nova throws in the bullpen. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' pitcher Michael Pineda throws in
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New York Yankees' pitcher Michael Pineda throws in the bullpen during spring training. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' pitcher CC Sabathia throws in
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New York Yankees' pitcher CC Sabathia throws in the bullpen. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi watches his
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New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi watches his pitchers throw in the bullpen. (Feb. 20, 2012)

The Yankee pitching staff workout on the field
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The Yankee pitching staff workout on the field during morning practice. (Feb. 20, 2012)

The Yankee pitching staff workout on the field
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The Yankee pitching staff workout on the field during morning practice. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Joe Girardi talks with bullpen coach Mike Harkey
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Joe Girardi talks with bullpen coach Mike Harkey while the catchers work on their swing at batting practice. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' pitcher Justin Maxwell signs autographs
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New York Yankees' pitcher Justin Maxwell signs autographs for fans. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' Phil Hughes, from left, Boone
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New York Yankees' Phil Hughes, from left, Boone Logan and CC Sabathia stretch during practice. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera signs autographs after
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New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera signs autographs after practice. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera practices during spring
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New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera practices during spring training. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' Michael Pineda fields a grounder
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New York Yankees' Michael Pineda fields a grounder during practice at spring training. (Feb. 20, 2012)

A New York Yankees coach walks through the
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A New York Yankees coach walks through the visiting dugout during practice. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees non-roster invitee Matt Daley walks
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New York Yankees non-roster invitee Matt Daley walks to the clubhouse after practice. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' catcher Kyle Higashioka catching in
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New York Yankees' catcher Kyle Higashioka catching in the pitching cage during spring training. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman talking
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New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman talking to the media on the first day of spring training. (Feb. 19, 2012)

New York Yankees' Hiroki Kuroda warms up during
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New York Yankees' Hiroki Kuroda warms up during practice at spring training in Tampa. spring training. (Feb. 18, 2012)

New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman talking
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New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman talking to the media on the first day of spring training. (Feb. 19, 2012)

New York Yankees' pitcher Pedro Feliciano busy after
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New York Yankees' pitcher Pedro Feliciano busy after getting his physical. (Feb. 19, 2012)

New York Yankees' catcher Russell Martin after getting
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New York Yankees' catcher Russell Martin after getting his physical. (Feb. 19, 2012)

New York Yankees' pitchers Ivan Nova and CC
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New York Yankees' pitchers Ivan Nova and CC Sabathia head out to the field for a little warm up after getting their physicals. (Feb. 19, 2012)

New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman talking
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New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman talking to the media on the first day of spring training. (Feb. 19, 2012)

New York Yankees shortstop Cito Culver works out
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New York Yankees shortstop Cito Culver works out during a morning practice at the Yankees' spring training facility in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2012)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter laughs while throwing
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter laughs while throwing a ball during spring training. (Feb. 16, 2012)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, right, and Ramiro
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, right, and Ramiro Pena laugh during workouts in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2012)

New York Yankees pitchers Joba Chamberlain, left, and
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New York Yankees pitchers Joba Chamberlain, left, and Ivan Nova throw as pitching coach Larry Rothschild, right, looks on during spring training in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2012)

In this image made with a slow shutter,
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In this image made with a slow shutter, Yankees pitchers, from left, Joba Chamberlain, Cory Wade, Phil Hughes and Ivan Nova sprint through the outfield during pre-spring training workouts in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Michael Pineda, center, arrives at a morning practice
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Michael Pineda, center, arrives at a morning practice at the Yankees' spring training facility in Tampa. (Feb. 14, 2012)

New York Yankees shortstops Derek Jeter, right, and
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New York Yankees shortstops Derek Jeter, right, and Ramiro Pena work out fielding ground balls during a morning practice. (Feb. 13, 2012)

New York Yankees shortstops Derek Jeter, left, and
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New York Yankees shortstops Derek Jeter, left, and Ramiro Pena work out fielding ground balls during a morning practice at the Yankees' spring training facility. (Feb. 13, 2012)

New York Yankees shortstops Derek Jeter, right, and
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New York Yankees shortstops Derek Jeter, right, and Ramiro Pena work out fielding ground balls during a morning practice at the Yankees' spring training facility. (Feb. 13, 2012)

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter steps out
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New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter steps out of the batting cage during a morning workout at the Yankees' spring training facility. (Feb. 13, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes works out
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New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes works out during at the Yankees' spring training facility. (Feb. 13, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda works out
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New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda works out during a morning practice at the Yankees' spring training facility. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda works out during a
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Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda works out during a morning practice. (Feb. 14, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda works out
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New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda works out during a morning practice at the Yankees' spring training facility in Tampa. (Feb. 14, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda works out
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New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda works out during a morning practice the Yankees' spring training facility. (Feb. 14, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes speaks to
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New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes speaks to the media following a morning workout. (Feb. 13, 2012)

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