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Saturday open thread

Here’s your open thread for the day, coming at you bright and early.

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The five most quintessentially weird Yankees spring training moments

Spring training is a time for weird moments and dumb games.

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NYY vs. BOS: Nestor Cortes vs. Josh Smith

There’s baseball today!

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Should the Yankees play Giancarlo Stanton in the field more?

Left field is up for grabs, but is it worth it to have Stanton out there or stay at DH?

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Clint Frazier returns to Yankees lineup against Red Sox

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Yankees set travel roster for spring opener

The Yankees take on the Red Sox tomorrow in their Grapefruit League opener. The roster will be light on major league caliber players, but Clint Frazier, Aaron Hicks, Gleyber Torres, and Miguel Andujar headline the group. A full schedule and how to watch the games can be found here.

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Friday night open thread

Happy Friday, everyone!

Brian Cashman discusses Yankees roster, Manny Machado, and fan reactions

The Yankees GM weighed in on a number of topics as the team prepares to start spring training games.

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The Yankees’ pitching staff needs to prioritize strikeouts

The infield defense is questionable at best, and it can’t be trusted to convert many balls to outs

The Yankees shouldn’t count on Jordan Montgomery this year

Jordan Montgomery might play in 2019, but there’s a chance we won’t be any good until 2020.

“This better work,” says fan ready to be extremely petty after Yankees pass on Manny Machado

Manny Machado isn’t playing for the Yankees. Troy Tulowitzki and DJ LeMahieu are. If this doesn’t work, expect vitriol.

The Yankees will do just fine without any more left-handed hitters

The Yankees have a ton of right-handed hitters, and that’s okay.

NYY news: The Gardy Party rages on?

Brett Gardner wants to play beyond 2019; Adam Ottavino impresses in simulated game; Thairo Estrada is ready to move on after suffering gunshot wound; Yankees temporarily lift their long hair ban.

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Yankees name Nestor Cortes spring opener starter

Cortes gets the ball against the Red Sox Saturday afternoon, with Jonathan Loaisiga going on Sunday. Cortes, 24, pitched to a 3.71 ERA (4.17 FIP) over 111.2 innings with Triple-A Scranton in 2018. He also got a cup of coffee with the Baltimore Orioles, funny enough. Baseball is almost here!

Thursday night open thread

The week is almost over, and here is your open thread.

The story of the Yankees’ wartime catcher

The Yankees needed a catcher in 1944. They found one in a bit of a weird place.

How the Yankees should deploy their super bullpen

The Yankees have several bullpen aces. How should Aaron Boone use his greatest strength?

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I'm sorry, Tommy Kahnle did what?

For crying out loud, man. How did Tommy Kahnle not have heart palpitations with all that caffeine? Let's see if this adjustment works for him.

The Yankees seem committed to Tyler Wade as their backup infielder

Wade seems to be the guy to replace Ronald Torreyes and Neil Walker on the bench this season. Is that smart?

The next Yankees ace may be hiding in plain sight

We just don’t know who it is yet.

NYY News: It’s been Tulong

Tulo committed to comeback in 2019; LeMahieu ready to play wherever Yankees want him; Beltran’s impact in the early days of camp; Andujar touting new footwork at third.

Wednesday night open thread

Here’s your open thread for the night!

Didi Gregorius’ future with the Yankees looks brighter now

I demand a Didi Victory Tweet if he and the Yankees work out a long-term deal.

The Yankees need to embrace being World Series favorites

It’s now more important than ever to come into October as the team to beat

The Yankees are projected to be scary good in 2019

What can we learn from the latest forecasts for the 2019 season?

The Yankees missed a golden opportunity to sign Manny Machado

The Yankees would have been a much better team with Machado, both now and in the foreseeable future.

NYY news: Manny Macha-no

Machado saga is over; Judge is ready to go; John Sterling still going strong; Posada taking his talents to South Beach.

14 thoughts after the Yankees miss out on Manny Machado

The Yankees whiffed on another top free agent.

Tuesday night open thread

Enjoy Tuesday night’s open thread

Let’s appreciate how far Luis Severino has come with the Yankees

In less than two years, Severino has gone from possible reliever to young ace of the Yankees.