Written By: Matt Vereb

The Yankees have their first Spring Training on Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to Chad Jennings at Lo Hud Yankees blog, Chad Gaudin will gets the opening start. Sergio Mitre and Alfredo Aceves are expected to pitch. Typically, each pitcher will throw 2-3 innings per appearance. Lesser known pitchers will mop up the later innings. Here are the proposed pitchers for the first two weeks of ST.

March 3 vs. Pittsburgh
Chad Gaudin, Sergio Mitre, Alfredo Aceves

March 4 at Philadelphia
CC Sabathia

March 5 vs. Tampa Bay
Phil Hughes, Joba Chamberlain

March 6 vs. Toronto
A.J. Burnett

March 7 at Minnesota
Sergio Mitre, Chad Gaudin

March 8 vs. Philadelphia
Javier Vazquez
March 8 at Pittsburgh
Alfredo Aceves

March 9 vs. Pittsburgh
CC Sabathia

March 10 at Detroit
Joba Chamberlain, Phil Hughes

March 11 vs. Atlanta
A.J. Burnett

March 12 at Washington
Andy Pettitte

March 13 vs. Baltimore
Javier Vazquez

Notables: The Phillies have their first Spring Training on Thursday against the Yankees. Expect Roy Halladay to start that game against CC Sabathia. Each pitcher will only throw a limited number of innings, but it is none the less an interesting match up. The first three game will be shown on YES, so be sure to tune in to the action! Baseball is almost here.

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