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Chris Sale loves facing the Yankees

Since earned runs became an official AL stat in 1913, no other pitcher has a lower ERA against the Yankees than Chris Sale's 1.17 (min. 50 IP). The Red Sox will play their AL East rival 19 times in the 2017 season.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Before and after talking to reporters, Derrick Rose said he had to go to catch a flight to Chicago. A Knicks spokesperson said Rose was joking and was not flying to Chicago. Rose missed a game against New Orleans on Jan. 9 when he went to Chicago for a family issue but did not tell the Knicks. He was fined by the team.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose spoke with Jeff Hornacek and Steve Mills after practice and said he holds no grudges toward the Knicks for having trade talks with Minnesota involving the point guard. "We didn't talk about any of that to tell you the truth," Rose said. "I hadn't received no calls about it. I am going to be professional about the situation, I know what it is. There are no grudges and no hard feelings about what was going on, if I was on the trading block or whatever. I know it is part of it. I want to be here. That is how I feel and he told me that I was alright."

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Bobby Bonilla turns 54 today. As part of a deferred compensation deal for the 2000 season, the Mets will pay him $1.19 million a year through his 72nd birthday.

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How the once-mighty have fallen

The Yankees have made the postseason just once in the last four seasons, albeit a one-game wild-card playoff. Prior to that, they missed the playoffs just once over a span of 18 years. (ESPN Stats & Info)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Lefty Jon Niese said he accepted a minor league deal with the Yankees because he thought it was his best chance to make a big league roster. He thinks there are opportunities in the bullpen and the rotation. He had no major league contract offers.

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New Yankees minor-league acquisition Jonathon Niese doesn't have much experience versus AL teams. He has a 4.01 ERA and 1.37 WHIP in 187 games against NL opponents and a 4.62 ERA with a 1.55 WHIP in 24 games against AL foes.

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The Yankees signed Jonathon Niese to a minor-league contract. Niese won 61 games in his time with the Mets. Three pitchers have won at least 50 games with the Mets AND won a game with the Yankees - Dwight Gooden, Al Leiter and David Cone. Bob Ojeda is the other Mets 50-game winner to pitch for the Yankees, but he didn't win a game for them.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees have a minor league deal with Jon Niese, pending his physical, a source confirms. Niese was 8-7 with a 5.50 ERA last year. He will be an extra arm in camp with an outside chance to make the rotation. The New York Post first mentioned the signing.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes has purchased his eighth customized car. This one, a Mercedes GLE 63s coupe ($120K), was customized by The Auto Firm for an additional $55K. The car will be featured on Velocity later this year on a show series on the customizer.

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Eduardo Perez ESPN 

The Mets Pitchers Fielding Practice (PFP) taking place in Port St Lucie, FL.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Terry Collins wants his starters to know the reason the old Braves rotation set the standard for greatness: Because it stayed healthy for so long.

1927 Yankees diary

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  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.