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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Boone said today it may be optimistic to expect Thairo Estrada ready for the start of the minor league season. The Yankees infield prospect who's recovering from a gunshot wound to the hip after a robbery attempt in Valenzuela last month, is showing signs of progress, though. He's "graduated to the elliptical" after spending the start of spring training riding exercise bikes, Boone said. "There's no chance we're going to push it too much with him. But I'm still hopeful that this isn't something that is going to cost him the bulk of the season by any means," Boone added.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Today's Yankees lineup at the Pirates, with most of the vets staying behind in Tampa: Wade 2B Drury 3B Austin 1B Frazier LF Espinosa DH Torreyes SS Florial CF Kratz C Robinson RF German SP

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Yankees fans excited for Stanton's debut (1:09)

Jon Scher ESPN.com 

Outside Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, something I've never noticed before: A memorial to the Twin Towers alongside a small piece of structural steel. Quite literally reflective in the way the Towers were.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees manager Aaron Boone was asked what it meant to wear the Stoneman Douglas High School hat today: "It's huge. Anytime people are hurting, and we know the community is hurting right now, baseball can sometimes play a part with the healing process. And so to honor them and try and have a little bit of thoughts and prayers and our thoughts are with people who are hurting, it's something small that it was cool to be a part of."

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Boone on getting his first win as a manager: "It's always good to shake hands (after a game)." He said he was pleased with how Yankees controlled the strike zone with patient at bats offensively in the 3-1 win over Detroit.

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Stanton feels energy from Yankees fans (0:32)

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Giancarlo Stanton spoke in the Yankees' clubhouse after he was replaced in the game. Asked how this spring training opener compared to ones he had with the Marlins, he said: "Uh ... this is better?" He continued by saying it's more about the anticipation for what the Yankees can do due to the buzz around this camp.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

And on the first day of the expanded netting being used at a Home Yankees spring training game, Estevan Florial's bat just slipped out his grasp and sailed OVER the netting. Thankfully, the aware fan had good hands and caught it.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Giancarlo Stanton's day is done in the top of the fifth. The new Yankee went 0-for-1 with a walk in two plate appearances. He saw 10 pitches, and had no action in the field.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees' bullpen depth beyond the obvious core group is sick. Ben Heller is in now, a guy who basically has no shot at making the team, and he throws 95 and struck out 82 batters in 56 innings at Triple-A last year.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

The (unofficial) Giancarlo Stanton Era with the Yankees begins with an eight-pitch walk on a pitch way outside.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Giancarlo Stanton's first spring training plate appearance ends with an eight-pitch walk off Tigers lefty Ryan Carpenter. He fouled off two fastballs, but a changeup was way outside for ball four.

Jon Scher ESPN.com 

Giancarlo Stanton's first spring training at bat with the Yankees started with a rousing ovation and ended with a walk off Detroit's Ryan Carpenter.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Before today's national anthem at Steinbrenner Field, a moment of silence was held to honor those killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last week. All during pregame across MLB, players and coaches wore black hats bearing the school's "SD" logo.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

As the Yankees announced starting lineups for today's spring opener against the Tigers, Aaron Boone and Giancarlo Stanton received expectedly strong ovations.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees fans coming to Tampa this spring will find several aesthetic and culinary changes at George Steinbrenner Field. One of the most subtle additions is this No. 4, recognizing the legendary Lou Gehrig. The team is slowly adding these monuments here to recognize past captains. Derek Jeter and Thurman Munson's numbers were already standing in the ballpark.

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BBTN: Predictions, Stanton & Judge, Giants Bucking The Trend

Before a rapid-fire conversation with CC Sabathia (39:19), Buster Olney and Karl Ravech discuss Karl's Spring Training observations (3:14), make their predictions for the season (15:45) and more. Plus, Pedro Gomez with a report on the Giants thinking differently (23:14) and a conversation with Jessica Mendoza (25:59).

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

You guys. There's baseball today.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average0.001st
Quality Starts0Tied-1st
WHIP1.00Tied-4th
BAA.1482nd
Runs3Tied-16th
Batting Average.20716th
On Base Percentage.3786th
Slugging Percentage.27621st