With the regular season now directly in front of us, teams across MLB get on with the unappealing process of trimming their rosters to 25 players prior to Opening Day.For the Yankees, it has been a spring training filled with competitive battles for spots at key positions in the outfield, infield, bullpen and starting rotation. Given the disappointing results of last season, it is no wonder that many of the spots are being held open as long as possible.Even so, the process of paring down the roster has begun for the Bombers and includes some familiar names. Among the earliest “demotions” from the Major League roster were:Jose Ramirez – optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) on March 9th. Ramirez is a 24-year-old right handed hurler that has been in the Yankees organization since 2008...

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