Category: New York Yankees

Content analyzing the Yankees team, players, and management with an eye to opening up thought and discussion relevant to ways the team can improve.

Gary Sanchez: Yankee Enigma (Adam Hunger AP)
Posted in Gary Sanchez Yankees 2020

Gary Sanchez: Apprehensive Yankees Carrying Four Catchers As Backups

In most trades, Gary Sanchez would be honored if his company needed to carry four more employees over three months in case he’s out sick….

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Yankees 2020
Posted in Yankees 2020 Yankees 2020 Rotation

Yankees Rotation: Cole, Paxton, Tanaka Ready To Rock To And Thru Playoffs

The Yankees rotation for the 2020 season has three thoroughbreds at the top, and that’s all they need in the postseason – plus their Class…

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Gary Sanchez and Clint Frazier - Explosive? Not yet.
Posted in Clint Frazier Gary Sanchez

Gary Sanchez and Clint Frazier: Defensively inept but not treated the same – Why?

Gary Sanchez and Clint Frazier share modest defensive skills and explosive bats. One is the Yankees “pet project”, the other is almost off the board….

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Clint Frazier: New Approach (New York Post)
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Clint Frazier: Short season DH dream for an National League team

Clint Frazier has paid his dues for all the behavior meltdowns during his time with the Yankees. It’s time to give the man a chance…

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MLB 2020 stuck in the net of the coronavirus (mercurynews.com)
Posted in Yankees 2020 Yankees Contract Extensions Yankees Corona virus 2020

Yankees: Some more than others are hurt by the unsettled 2020 season

When diluted, Yankees players are not much different than you or me. Some have been touched by the Coronavirus more than others. These players feel…

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Respect Counts More Than Numbers (MLB.com)
Posted in Analysis Don Mattingly Mariano Rivera Yankees Most Respected

Three Yankees who have earned our greatest respect over the years

The Yankees count 1,563 players who have donned the pinstripes over the years. Who among them has gained the most respect from fans? I nominate…

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Aaron Judge, Left Oblique Injury 4/20.2019 (Photo: Chat Sports)
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Aaron Judge: Stuck in the middle of a rapidly fading dream

For Aaron Judge, superstardom as a New York Yankee came quickly a mere three years ago. Today, he is racked with injuries and a career…

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Masahiro Tanaka Yankees Mr. Consistency (Photo: Forbes)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2021 Rotation Yankees Commentary

The Yankees are rolling the dice on three-fifths of the starting rotation

The Yankees, if the stars do not align, could very well find themselves with a shortage of starting pitchers (again!) in 2021. Is there a…

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