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Yankees spring training 2017

Scenes from George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa and elsewhere around Florida as the Yankees attend spring training in preparation for the 2017 MLB season.

J.R. Graham #67 of the New York Yankees
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J.R. Graham #67 of the New York Yankees reacts after being hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers during a spring training game at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 11, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.

Ruben Tejada #30 of the New York Yankees
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Ruben Tejada #30 of the New York Yankees makes a catch against the Detroit Tigers during a spring training game at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 11, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.

Gleyber Torres of the New York Yankees reacts
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Gleyber Torres of the New York Yankees reacts after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers during a spring training game at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 11, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees
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Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning during a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 11, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.

J.R. Graham #67 of the New York Yankees
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J.R. Graham #67 of the New York Yankees pitches in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers during a spring training game at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 11, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees
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Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees pitches in the second inning during a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 11, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.

New York Yankees' Brett Gardner, left, gets high
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New York Yankees' Brett Gardner, left, gets high fives from teammates in the dugout after hitting a home run against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Aaron Blair throws in
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Aaron Blair throws in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

New York Yankees first baseman Chris Carter, left,
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New York Yankees first baseman Chris Carter, left, makes the catch in time to force out Atlanta Braves' on a infield ground ball in the second inning of a spring training baseball game, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher John Danks throws against
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher John Danks throws against the New York Yankees in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

A foul ball bounces off the face mask
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A foul ball bounces off the face mask of New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine in the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

A fan holds up a bat he caught
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A fan holds up a bat he caught after New York Yankees' Aaron Judge lost it swinging at a pitch in third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury (22) fouls a
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New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury (22) fouls a pitch off his thigh in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, right, and
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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, right, and a trainer check on the condition of catcher Austin Romine, left, after he was hit in the face mask with a foul ball in the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda throws
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda throws in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

New York Yankees relief pitcher Ben Heller (61)
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Ben Heller (61) throws against the Atlanta Braves in the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

Atlanta Braves shortstop Ozzie Albies, left, waits for
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Atlanta Braves shortstop Ozzie Albies, left, waits for the throw from catcher Kurt Suzuki as New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury (22) steals second base in the third inning of a spring training baseball game, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

New York Yankees second baseman Tyler Wade, left,
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New York Yankees second baseman Tyler Wade, left, misses the throw as Atlanta Braves' Matt Kemp steals the base in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

New York Yankees' Tyler Wade, left, dives back
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New York Yankees' Tyler Wade, left, dives back safely to first base on a pick off attempt as Atlanta Braves first baseman Balbino Fuenmayor waits for the throw in the second inning a spring training game on Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

Fans try to catch a foul ball during
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Fans try to catch a foul ball during the first inning of a spring training baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Kissimmee, Fla.

New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury and manager Joe
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New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury and manager Joe Girardi talking during batting practice spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez does exercising drills from
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Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez does exercising drills from home plate during a spring training workout on Thursday Feb. 23, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla.

New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury checking out his
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New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury checking out his bat after hitting during batting practice spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' OF Jacoby Ellsbury talking with
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New York Yankees' OF Jacoby Ellsbury talking with Dustin Fowler while preparing for batting practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Austin Romine and pitcher
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New York Yankees' catcher Austin Romine and pitcher Johnny Barbato getting feedback from pitching coach Larry Rothschild after their pitching session during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi left, talking
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New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi left, talking with invited coach Alex Rodriguez, right and Major League Strength & Conditioning Coordinator Matthew Krause, rear left, during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Austin Romine exercising drills
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New York Yankees' catcher Austin Romine exercising drills from home plate during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' 3rd base coach Tony Pina
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New York Yankees' 3rd base coach Tony Pina talking with catchers Gary Sanchez and Austin Romine during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' invited coach Alex Rodriguez, center
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New York Yankees' invited coach Alex Rodriguez, center talking with Major League Strength & Conditioning Coordinator Matthew Krause, left and manager Joe Girardi during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' guess coach Nick Swisher having
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New York Yankees' guess coach Nick Swisher having a funny moment while talking with Lee Mazzilli during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees spring training at George M.
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New York Yankees spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' 1st baseman Greg Bird finishing
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New York Yankees' 1st baseman Greg Bird finishing his fielding workout during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' Clint Frazier during a press
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New York Yankees' Clint Frazier during a press conference at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury and manager Joe
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New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury and manager Joe Girardi talking during batting practice spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' 3rd baseman Chase Headley during
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New York Yankees' 3rd baseman Chase Headley during practice at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi talking with
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New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi talking with invited coach Nick Swisher talking in the batting cage during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Thursday Feb. 23, 2017

Former New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez
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Former New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez looks on during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

New York Yankees' pitching coach Larry Rothschild talking
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New York Yankees' pitching coach Larry Rothschild talking with pitcher Ben Heller who was throwing in the bullpen at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees' Joe Mantiply talking with pitching
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New York Yankees' Joe Mantiply talking with pitching coach Larry Rothschild spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees' Bryan Mitchell throwing in the
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New York Yankees' Bryan Mitchell throwing in the bullpen during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

Former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez leaving field
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Former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez leaving field 2 after batting practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi talking with
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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi talking with Chance Adams in the bullpen during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

Former New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez
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Former New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez looks on during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka takes a moment
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New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka takes a moment from throwing while warming up his arm during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees' Austin Romine leaving the bullpen
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New York Yankees' Austin Romine leaving the bullpen after his workout during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees' Dellin Betances warming up his
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New York Yankees' Dellin Betances warming up his arm during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees 3rd base coach Tony Pina
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New York Yankees 3rd base coach Tony Pina talking with catcher Gary Sanchez about signals in the bullpen during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees' Tyler Clippard throwing in the
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New York Yankees' Tyler Clippard throwing in the bullpen during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees catchers Gary Sanchez, left and
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New York Yankees catchers Gary Sanchez, left and Aroldis Chapman at batting practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez, left going cover
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New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez, left going cover signals with bullpen catcher Michael Megale in the bullpen at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017

New York Yankees' Greg Bird hitting during spring
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New York Yankees' Greg Bird hitting during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Monday Feb. 20, 2017

New York Yankees' pitcher Aroldis Chapman taking part
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New York Yankees' pitcher Aroldis Chapman taking part in fielding drills during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. , Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

New York Yankees' JR Graham throwing during spring
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New York Yankees' JR Graham throwing during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. , Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

Yankees catcher Francisco Diaz during pop-up drills at
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Yankees catcher Francisco Diaz during pop-up drills at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa on Feb. 20, 2017.

Yankees catcher Francisco Diaz chases a pop-up drills
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Yankees catcher Francisco Diaz chases a pop-up drills at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.

New York Yankees' Chase Headley working on fielding
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New York Yankees' Chase Headley working on fielding drills during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Monday Feb. 20, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Wilkin Castillo during spring
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New York Yankees' catcher Wilkin Castillo during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. , Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez during pop-up drills at
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Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez during pop-up drills at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa on Feb. 20, 2017.

Yankees catcher Tyler Higashioka is shown a baseball
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Yankees catcher Tyler Higashioka is shown a baseball before he has to chase after it during pop-up drills at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa on Feb. 20, 2017.

New York Yankees' Chase Headley during batting practice
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New York Yankees' Chase Headley during batting practice at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Monday Feb. 20, 2017

New York Yankees' pitcher Luis Cessa throwing in
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New York Yankees' pitcher Luis Cessa throwing in the bullpen at practice today during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, on Feb. 20, 2017.

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez getting prepared to catch
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Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez getting prepared to catch at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, on Feb. 20, 2017.

New York Yankees spring training at George M.
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New York Yankees spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, on Feb. 20, 2017.

New York Yankees' pitcher Bryan Mitchell leaving the
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New York Yankees' pitcher Bryan Mitchell leaving the bullpen at practice to throw on the mound today during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, on Feb. 20, 2017.

New York Yankees' pitcher Luis Cessa kissing the
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New York Yankees' pitcher Luis Cessa kissing the baseball while throwing in the bullpen at practice today during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, on Feb. 20, 2017.

New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro makes
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New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro makes a throw during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees infielder Ruben Tejada takes part
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New York Yankees infielder Ruben Tejada takes part in fielding drills during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees first baseman Chris Carter takes
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New York Yankees first baseman Chris Carter takes part in fielding drills during spring training on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida.

New York Yankees first baseman Chris Carter watches
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New York Yankees first baseman Chris Carter watches Greg Bird take part in fielding drills during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees infielder Ruben Tejada takes part
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New York Yankees infielder Ruben Tejada takes part in fielding drills during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius and infielder
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius and infielder Ruben Tejada take part in fielding drills during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge warms up
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New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge warms up with teammate during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees first baseman Ji-Man Choi takes
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New York Yankees first baseman Ji-Man Choi takes part in fielding drills during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge stretches at
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New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge stretches at the start of his workout during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner stretches with
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New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner stretches with Clint Fraiser at the start of his workout during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez looks on
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez looks on during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka drys his
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New York Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka drys his face after his workout during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine looks on
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New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine looks on during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild, right,
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New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild, right, and first base coach Tony Pena looks on during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild talks
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New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild talks with JP Feyereisen after his pitching session during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees pitcher James Reeves pitches from
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New York Yankees pitcher James Reeves pitches from the mound during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees pitcher Johnny Barbato pitches from
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New York Yankees pitcher Johnny Barbato pitches from the mound during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees pitcher Johnny Barbato pitches from
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New York Yankees pitcher Johnny Barbato pitches from the mound during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Sunday Feb. 19, 2017.

New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi signing autographs
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New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi signing autographs for fans after practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Gary Sanchez talking to
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New York Yankees' catcher Gary Sanchez talking to fans after signing autographs at the end of practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi signing autographs
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New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi signing autographs for fans after practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Gary Sanchez posing for
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New York Yankees' catcher Gary Sanchez posing for a selfie with fan after batting practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' 3rd baseman Chase Headley talking
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New York Yankees' 3rd baseman Chase Headley talking to the media after checking in for spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Gary Sanchez signing autographs
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New York Yankees' catcher Gary Sanchez signing autographs for the fans after batting practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' GM Brian Cashman talking with
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New York Yankees' GM Brian Cashman talking with reporters during practice at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' pitchers Chasen Shreve, left and
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New York Yankees' pitchers Chasen Shreve, left and CC Sabathia entering the practice field during practice today at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017.

New York Yankees' 1st baseman Greg Bird talking
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New York Yankees' 1st baseman Greg Bird talking with the media during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' GM Brian Cashman talking with
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New York Yankees' GM Brian Cashman talking with reporters during practice at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi signing autographs
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New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi signing autographs for fans after practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' pitcher Kellin Betances at spring
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New York Yankees' pitcher Kellin Betances at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees, manager Joe Girardi right overseeing
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New York Yankees, manager Joe Girardi right overseeing batting practice with a couple of his staff member during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Jorge Saez waiting for
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New York Yankees' catcher Jorge Saez waiting for batting practice with Wilkin Castillo who is enjoying a pastime of spitting out sunflower seed shells during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Gary Sanchez talking to
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New York Yankees' catcher Gary Sanchez talking to fans after signing autographs at the end of practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' pitcher Kellin Betances holding a
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New York Yankees' pitcher Kellin Betances holding a press conference during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' pitcher Michael Pineda entering practice
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New York Yankees' pitcher Michael Pineda entering practice at the ball park for spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' first baseman Chris Carter talking
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New York Yankees' first baseman Chris Carter talking with the media at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' 3rd baseman Chase Headley talking
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New York Yankees' 3rd baseman Chase Headley talking to the media after checking in for spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi signing autographs
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New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi signing autographs for fans after practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' pitcher Kellin Betances at spring
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New York Yankees' pitcher Kellin Betances at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Kellin Deglan hitting long
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New York Yankees' catcher Kellin Deglan hitting long balls during batting practice at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees' catcher Francisco Diaz bunting the
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New York Yankees' catcher Francisco Diaz bunting the ball during batting practice at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. Saturday Feb. 18, 2017

New York Yankees star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka gets
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New York Yankees star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka gets a fist bump from former Yankee pitcher Rich "Goose" Gossage at practice during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees' catcher Gleyber Torres during batting
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New York Yankees' catcher Gleyber Torres during batting practice at spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi talks during
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New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi talks during a press conference after practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino pitching during
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New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino pitching during batting practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees catcher Jorge Saez holds his
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New York Yankees catcher Jorge Saez holds his helmet during batting practice in spring training on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi watches batting
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New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi watches batting practice from the mound in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka tosses a
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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka tosses a baseball at practice during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka throws a
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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka throws a baseball during practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees' catcher Jorge Saez in mid-swing
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New York Yankees' catcher Jorge Saez in mid-swing at batting practice during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees' Tyler Wade in mid-swing during
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New York Yankees' Tyler Wade in mid-swing during batting practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez rests a
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez rests a bat on his shoulder during batting practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka takes part
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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka takes part in fielding drills at practice during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez holds a
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez holds a baseball bat during batting practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher JP Feyereisen taking part
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New York Yankees pitcher JP Feyereisen taking part in fielding drills during practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Tyler Clippard warming up
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New York Yankees pitcher Tyler Clippard warming up his arm at the start of his workout during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild, left,
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New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild, left, talks with Yankees Manager Joe Girardi while watching the pitching in the bullpen during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren throws in
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New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren throws in the bullpen during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka takes part
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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka takes part in fielding drills at practice during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka warming
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New York Yankees star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka warming up his arm at practice during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher James Reeves, left, throws
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New York Yankees pitcher James Reeves, left, throws in the bullpen with GM Brian Cashman, center, and Joe Girardi, right, talking in the background during spring training on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez swings during
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez swings during batting practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez in mid-swing
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez in mid-swing during batting practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitchers Michael Pineda, left, and
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New York Yankees pitchers Michael Pineda, left, and Domingo German, right, converse during practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Johnny Barato warming up
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New York Yankees pitcher Johnny Barato warming up his arm before taking part in fielding drills at practice during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius arrives to
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius arrives to spring training on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at the Times Complex in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees catcher Wilkin Castillo points to
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New York Yankees catcher Wilkin Castillo points to the sky during batting practice in spring training on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees catcher Jorge Saez talks with
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New York Yankees catcher Jorge Saez talks with pitcher Adam Warren after working out together during batting practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees catcher Gleyber Torres gets ready
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New York Yankees catcher Gleyber Torres gets ready for batting practice during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitching staff leaving the field
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New York Yankees pitching staff leaving the field after practice during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.

New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino reacts during
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New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino reacts during batting practice in spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees players practice fielding drill during
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New York Yankees players practice fielding drill during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Tyler Clippard tosses a
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New York Yankees pitcher Tyler Clippard tosses a baseball during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren tosses in
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New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren tosses in the bullpen during spring training on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL.

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka throws in
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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka throws in the bullpen during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees pitcher James Kaprielian throws in
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New York Yankees pitcher James Kaprielian throws in the bullpen during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka throws in
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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka throws in the bullpen during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees pitcher Jordan Montgomery throws from
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New York Yankees pitcher Jordan Montgomery throws from the mound during spring training at the Himes Complex in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez talks to
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez talks to members of the media at a press conference during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees pitcher Brady Lail receives a
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New York Yankees pitcher Brady Lail receives a throw during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees catcher Wilkin Castillo waves to
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New York Yankees catcher Wilkin Castillo waves to fans during spring training batting practice at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees catcher Jorge Saez takes batting
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New York Yankees catcher Jorge Saez takes batting practice during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees pitcher Jordan Montgomery addresses a
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New York Yankees pitcher Jordan Montgomery addresses a blister on his throwing hand during spring training at the Himes Complex in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees pitcher Chad Green throws in
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New York Yankees pitcher Chad Green throws in the bullpen during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild left,
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New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild left, talks with Yankees manager Joe Girardi while watching pitchers in the bullpen during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

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