How does short spring training affect different Yankees

Clockwise from top left: Luke Voit, Gleyber Torres, Aaron Hicks and Luis Severino

Even before Major League Baseball began postponing the start of spring training Friday, players were briefly gearing up to get ready for the regular season due to the ongoing shutdown. “We’re just getting started where we can,” Luke Voight said last week. “It’s a little more difficult not to be able to use [team] facility, but we don’t want to be too far behind when we start.” Now that the MLB has postponed the start of the spring training games to March 5 at the earliest — putting the scheduled…

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Brian Cashman hints that the Yankees may be on their way to find a midfielder

Carlsbad, CA – There’s a huge gap in the shortstop, a question in the catcher and everyone else always needs pitching, even if the Yankees may need less than usual. And Brian Cashman dropped an additional area of ​​Yankees curiosity on Tuesday, one that reflects the organization’s feelings toward Aaron Hicks. “He’s obviously looking at Shortstop,” Cashman said at general managers meetings. Hicks, who has struggled with multiple serious injuries since signing him for seven years, played a $70 million extension before the 2019 season, in just 32 games last…

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The depth of the Yankees center suddenly disappeared

When the Yankees turned down the $7.15 million team option in favor of Brett Gardner, who in turn turned down the player’s $2.3 million option and took out a $1.15 million buyout deal instead, it wasn’t unexpected. Both sides are still interested in a reunion, but until that happens, there is a stark hole in the center field for the Yankees, which called the 38-year-old Gardner to start 92 games for the center last year. The Yankees’ depth in the center took another hit Friday, when the Buccaneers demanded that…

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