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David Robertson: Won't 'overthink'

Updated: February 4, 2014, 4:45 PM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- New York Yankees reliever David Robertson is not overanalyzing his role as Mariano Rivera's replacement.

Robertson is moving from an eighth-inning setup man to closer following Rivera's retirement.

"It's the same deal," Robertson said Tuesday after a pre-spring training workout at the Yankees' minor league complex. "Throwing the eighth or ninth inning, you've still got to get three outs. You've got to be effective. You can't give up a lead. I'm not going to ...

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