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Spring Training Game Three: Yankees vs. Pirates

The Yankees take on the Pirates in their home opener.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Today's game is the Yankees spring training home opener, and it's also the first televised game! I don't know about you, but it's been far too long since I've seen live baseball.

David Phelps is set to take the mound against the Pirates, facing off against Charlie Morton. Derek Jeter will be making his (last ever) spring training debut, and it should be the healthiest we've seen him in at least a year and a half, so that's exciting. He should be in the game for four or five innings.

The game starts at 1:05 PM, and will be available on YES, MLB Network and (for free!), so you can finally watch Yankee baseball and join us in the comments below.


Brett Gardner LF Jaff Decker LF
Derek Jeter SS Gregory Polanco CF
Ichiro Suzuki RF Chris Dickerson RF
Brian Roberts 2B Andrew Lambo 1B
Francisco Cervelli C Tony Sanchez DH
Kelly Johnson 3B Chris Stewart C
Austin Romine DH Josh Harrison 3B
Russ Canzler 1B Clint Barmes SS
Mason Williams CF Michael Martinez 2B

Available off the bench are J.R. Murphy (C), Jose Gil (1B), Corban Joseph (2B), Brendan Ryan (SS), Zelous Wheeler (3B), Jose Pirela (LF!), Ramon Flores (CF), Adonis Garcia (RF). Francisco Arcia, Peter O`Brien, Gary Sanchez, Dean Anna, Addison Maruszak (from MiLB camp), Yangervis Solarte, Zoilo Almonte, and Antoan Richardson are all listed as potential designated hitters.

Jim Miller, Chris Leroux, Mark Montgomery, Robert Coello, and Yoshinori Tateyama are available out of the bullpen. Brandon Pinder, Brett Gerritse, and Jeremy Bleich have also some up from minor league camp.