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Around the Empire: Yankees news - 2/12/17

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A Q&A session with Brian Cashman; a look at the Yankees’ roster going into spring training; five questions the Yankees need to answer; Chapman notices similarities between Yankees and Cubs regarding youth movement

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New York Post | Steve Serby: Brian Cashman does a lot of work. It might have something to do with him being the general manager. We have our people looking into the matter. While they look, please take the time to read this Q&A session with Brian Cashman. From the Yankees’ chances this year to talking about Chance Adams as a sleeper starter, there’s a lot of answered questions in here.

MLB.com | Bryan Hoch: As the training in the spring inches closer and closer to being a thing, the rosters are pretty much all set. There’s always the potential for trades, late signings, and injuries to occur. Let us hope the latter is not the case, as health will be a big factor this year. Here is a look at the Yankees’ roster going into the spring.

New York Daily News | Mike Mazzeo: The Yankees will soon be training in Tampa for the 2017 regular season. There will be questions when they arrive. There will be questions when they leave. Here are five questions that the Yankees have to answer. There may be more questions on the way, like “where do we put our 2017 World Series trophy?” It’s happening.

MLB.com | Bryan Hoch: Unless you didn’t watch or hear anything about it, the Cubs were the winners of the 2016 World Series. One member of that team is on the Yankees. That member, Aroldis Chapman, notes how these Yankees look similar to the Cubs did while referring to the youth movement. What better way to welcome young players to the big leagues than with championship rings? That’s the Jeterian way!