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Around the Empire: Yankees news - 3/16/20

Yankees minor leaguer tests positive for coronavirus; how long will the Yankees continue to train as a team?; Clint Frazier’s spring training performance for real?; a classic game to re-watch.

Major League Baseball Suspends Spring Training Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

CBS Sports | Dayn Perry: In case you missed it, there was some fairly big news for the Yankees with the revelation that a minor league tested positive for COVID-19. The player is unnamed and wasn’t in major-league camp at any point this spring, but it’s unclear to what extent any other players were exposed.

New York Post | Ken Davidoff: Before that, the big Yankees news having to do with the virus was that the team unanimously voted to stay in Tampa and train together. Despite how weird things on the whole are, it remains to be seen how long they’ll keep doing that, and what kind of effect this may have when baseball does resume. | Brendan Kuty: Before the cancellation of spring training, Clint Frazier’s performance appeared to have him on the verge of a major league spot, especially with the outfield injuries. While the delay to the season may change that, the Yankees believe some changes Frazier’s made will improve him even further. As we wait for baseball to get going again, here are some games for you to go back and watch again in the meantime. The choice for the Yankees game to re-watch is Derek Jeter’s walk-off in his final game in the Bronx.