Sabathia throws simulated game; Capuano out until May

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — CC Sabathia thinks he is ready for his first spring training start. The New York Yankees left-hander threw 29 pitches broken down into two innings during his first simulated game of spring training Thursday. Sabathia is lined up to possibly pitch on Tuesday. The 34-year-old was hobbled by a degenerative cartilage[…]

LEADING OFF: Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka makes

A look at the highlights of what’s happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona today: ___ BACK ON THE MOUND Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka will make his first spring start when the New York Yankees host the Atlanta Braves at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. Tanaka missed 2 1/2 months last season while[…]