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Here are your 2012 New York Yankees

4/4/2012

For now, anyway.

The Yankees haven't sent out an official roster yet, but with Francisco Cervelli being sent to AAA and Justin Maxwell designated for assignment, we can safely assume that this will be the Yankees Opening Day Roster:

Derek Jeter

Brett Gardner

Eric Chavez

Alex Rodriguez

Curtis Granderson

Hiroki Kuroda

Andruw Jones

Robinson Cano

Mark Teixeira

Eduardo Nunez

Raul Ibanez

Rafael Soriano

David Robertson

Nick Swisher

Freddy Garcia

Clay Rapada

Mariano Rivera

Ivan Nova

Boone Logan

CC Sabathia

Cory Wade

Russell Martin

Phil Hughes

David Phelps

Chris Stewart

David Phelps will serve as the long reliever; Clay Rapada will be the second lefty in the bullpen, unless Boone Logan's back injury turns out to be worse than initially thought, in which case he will be the only lefty. Maxwell, who hit .310 and played well in the outfield this spring, was a victim of the numbers crunch; just no room on this roster for another outfielder. Stewart, acquired late this afternoon from the SF Giants in exchange for George Kontos, will serve as the backup catcher.