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Ready or not, here comes Masahiro Tanaka

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka is ready for the regular season after his 2014 was cut short by an elbow injury.

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Study: Average MLB salary hits record $4.3M

The average salary when Opening Day rosters are finalized Sunday will break the $4 million barrier for the first time, according to a study of all major league contracts by The Associated Press.

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Hot Button: A-Rod vs. Tanaka

Which will there be more of in 2015: Alex Rodriguez homers or Masahiro Tanaka starts?Click here to join the debate -- and vote  

20 hours agoWallace Matthews

Day 38: Final dress rehearsal for Tanaka

FT. MYERS, Fla. -- This is the final warmup for Masahiro Tanaka before he makes the Opening Day start against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on Monday.

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22 hours ago

Blue Jays' Hutchison to start Opening Day

Toronto picked Drew Hutchison to make his first opening-day start, and the right-hander is slated to face the Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka on April 6 in New York.

1 day ago

BBTN 100: Top 25 players

Who is No. 1? We concluded our countdown of the top 100 players in baseball with the top 25 and not surprisingly, Mike Trout leads the way.

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1 day agoEric Karabell

Salazar demoted, House becomes sleeper

Hard-throwing Salazar demoted, opening up rotation spot for House. Plus other notes from the around league.

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Glove-ly day for A-Rod and Yankees

It's really hard to conceive of how this spring could possibly have gone any better for Alex Rodriguez.

1 day ago

Expectations For Alex Rodriguez

ESPN New York senior writer Andrew Marchand discusses the New York Yankees' expectations for Alex Rodriguez and the starting rotation.

2 days agoWallace Matthews

Nathan Eovaldi continues impressive spring

Through three starts this spring, Nathan Eovaldi has a 0.66 ERA, has struck out 14 in 13-2/3 innings and most impressively, has yet to walk a batter.

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BBTN 100: New York Yankees

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Teixeira bruises knee on HBP, says he's fine

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira left a minor league intrasquad game Sunday with a bruised right knee after being hit by a pitch.

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For Sabathia, bombs and F-bombs

His days of being a 200-inning ace are probably over, but Sabathia insists he's fine even after a tough spring.

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3 days agoWallace Matthews

Tough day all around for Yankees

Only two positives for New York Yankees come courtesy of Stephen Drew, Alex Rodriguez in spring training loss to Baltimore Orioles

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Gregorius sprains wrist, will have X-rays

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius sprained his left wrist going for a ground ball in a spring training game and has been taken out for precautionary reasons

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