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“We’re excited,” Steinbrenner said Tuesday after watching CC Sabathia pitch in a minor league game. “We’re as good as anybody. The team is going to do everything they can to win this thing. I believe they’re going to play up to their potential.”
“I’d like to be more healthy, but the good news is none of the injuries are significant and the guys are going to be back,” Steinbrenner said.
New York went 100-62 last season for its best record since 2009, yet finished eight games back of the American League East champion Boston Red Sox, who won the World Series for the fourth time in 15 seasons.