Joba Chamberlain looked more like himself in a solid outing against the Reds. Even the once recalcitrant Jorge Posada believes he should be a starter.
Bob Sheppard will not be ready for the start of the season. This notebook also has news on Jonathan Albaladejo’s happy day, sad times for Brett Tomko, Mariano Rivera, Hideki Matsui, Brett Gardner, CC Sabathia and Kevin Cash.
Alex Rodriguez is making progress with his rehab.
Columnists Sam Borden takes a look at Lonn Trost, who as the COO of the Yankees has been consumed with the details of the Stadium.
Today is the final game in Tampa. The team flies back to New York tonight, as do I. The players do not have to report to Steinbrenner Field until 11 a.m., so look for a lineup closer to that time.