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Around the Empire: Yankees News - 3/29/15

Didi has a sprained wrist, but should only miss a few days. CC isn't worried about spring performance, while A-Rod's been doing nothing but hit all March. Mariano Rivera thinks the Yankee bullpen will be just fine.

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NY Daily News | Mark Feinsand: In one of the more nervous moments of spring training to this point, Didi Gregorius sprained his left wrist during yesterday's game, landing awkwardly when diving for a groundball. Thankfully, precautionary x-rays came back negative and Joe Girardi hopes to have his projected Opening Day shortstop back in a major league spring training game as early as Wednesday. | Brandon Kuty: CC Sabathia's so-so spring continued when he gave up four runs, including two home runs, against Pirates minor leaguers yesterday. However, Sabathia wasn't putting too much stock in spring stats, and neither was catcher Brian McCann. Hopefully Sabathia lifts himself to the level of a solid third starter, anything above that would be a bonus.

Hardball Talk | D.J. Short: Video of Alex Rodriguez's impressive blast from yesterday. Rodriguez has the team lead with three spring home runs to go along with batting line of .306/.405/.583. Rodriguez has likely solidified his hold on the designated hitter spot, is the primary backup at third base, and will be playing first base today against the Astros.

New York Post | George A. King III: The Yankee bullpen may currently be facing questions, with Dellin Betances not having the best of springs, and valued set-up man Adam Warren likely to move to the rotation. Mariano Rivera has faith in the bullpen though, and he does know a thing or two about good relief pitching.