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Around the Yankee Galaxy: What's the word?

We're all waiting on word from the coaching staff as to the identity of the fifth starter. Will it be Joba, will it be Hughes, or will it be a surprise?

The Yankees' most pressing issue of Spring Training will remain officially unsettled for at least one more day.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that "healthy discussions" were to get under way on Wednesday in deciding who will serve as the team's fifth starter heading into April, but it appears that the winner of the competition will be announced on Thursday.

"You want to listen to all of the opinions before you really formulate an answer," Girardi said. "I think that's the proper thing to do."