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Posted in Analysis Mets 2021

Mets: Sorting Out The Outfield Requires Zero Mistake Decisions For 2021

While the Mets outfield is loaded with talent, the key remains in placing their players in positions where they are most likely to succeed. The…

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Analytics Gone Wild (Forbes)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2021 Yankees Analytics

Yankees: Robotic Slaves To Analytics Does Not Make A Team

The Yankees’ separation from the Rays is wider than the final 2020 standings. The Rays use analytics, but they are not robots like the Yankees….

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Yankees And Didi Gregorius In Better Days (NY Times)
Posted in Analysis Didi Gregorius Yankees 2021

The Yankees Definitely Have The Attention Of Didi Gregorius, But Still…

Yankees runaway Didi Gregorius, other than a catcher, tops the bill of team needs in the field. But is the fence too broken to be…

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MLB Gold Glove Award
Posted in Analysis Mets 2021

Mets: No Team In MLB Has Gone Longer Without A Gold Glove- Meaning?

The Mets have not had a Gold Glove winner since 2014, the longest streak in MLB. But, does this mean they are a poor fielding…

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Yankees Clint Frazier - Gold Glove Finalist (Bronx Pinstripes)
Posted in Analysis Clint Frazier Yankees 2021

Yankees: Well, Ain’t This Just Desserts – Clint Frazier In Gold Glove Finals

Did the Yankees do a double-take when they saw Clint Frazier’s name as a Gold Glove finalist? How wonderfully ironic this is for Red Thunder….

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Steven Matz - A Mets Failed Project (Newsday)
Posted in Analysis Mets 2021 Steven Matz

The Mets Have Role Options For Steven Matz – But Only One Works

The Mets brain trust is pondering the role Steven Mat will have in 2021 – will he be a starter or reliever? But I have…

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Gleyber Torres - The Sky Is The Limit (Photo: SNY TV)
Posted in Analysis Gleyber Torres

Gleyber Torres: A Natural With A Smooth Ride To The HOF – Or Maybe Not

Gleyber Torres had a sub-par season. His bat woke up in the ALDS, but overall he slid backward, especially in the field. A blip or…

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DJ LeMahieu, Yankees MVP Candidate (Photo: Newsday)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2021

Yankees: Two Must-Haves Two-Maybes And One No-Way In Hell 2021 Plan

The Yankees are separated from the 2021 World Series by the thin edge of a razor blade. Tweaking the roster with key moves is the…

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