• Tanaka prepares for Tuesday start with simulated game

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees scheduled opening-day starter Masahiro Tanaka threw 74 pitches off a bullpen mound and during a simulated game Thursday in preparation for his first spring training appearance next week.

  • A-Rod maintains he won’t attempt playing comeback

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez maintains he will not attempt a comeback.

  • Swisher arrives as guest instructor, A-Rod on deck

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nick Swisher has arrived as a New York Yankees guest spring training instructor and Alex Rodriguez is on deck.

  • Dellin Betances sees no need to talk with Randy Levine

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dellin Betances doesn’t feel he needs to talk with Randy Levine after the New York Yankees president called the reliever a victim of “over-the-top demands based on very little sense of reality” by his representatives at an arbitration hearing Friday won by the team.

  • Gossage says Steinbrenner, Miller should be in Hall of Fame

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rich Gossage says late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner and former players’ union head Marvin Miller should join him in Hall of Fame.

  • Tyler Austin breaks foot, will miss most of spring training

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Austin’s bid to unseat Greg Bird at first base during spring training is over, and the Yankees’ decision to sign Chris Carter looks prescient.