A few of the highlights: He made it very clear that he wants to play first base, saying it’s his best position and that he would like to see what he can do if he finally gets a chance to play one position instead of hopping around. … He didn’t go into detail about last season beyond saying hitting leadoff wasn’t a good fit and that he learned a lot and was humbled by it. … He has not yet spoken to his pal Mr. Sabathia. … A-Rod called and welcomed him to the team, as did hitting coach Kevin Long.
In general, he seems thrilled to be with the Yankees. Here, have a listen for yourself: