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.

Yankee Stadium in the rain (Photo: Brad Mangin)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2020 Rotation Yankees 2020 Stretch Run

The Yankees Current Backslide Into Playoffs Eerily Reminds Of 2000 Team

The 2020 Yankees were losers of seven straight, then winners of ten in a row. Now this, 5-5 in their last ten. Who are these…

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Yankees Seeking That Elusive 28th
Posted in Analysis Yankees Playoff Rotation 2020

Yankees Playoff Rotation: Who’s Going To Start That Critical Third Game?

The Yankees playoff rotation is set for the first two games of the Wild Card Series. After that, Boone ponders – who comes next? The…

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DJ LeMahieu - AL Batting Title Contender (NY Times)
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DJ LeMahieu: You Can Believe It – A Batting Title Means Little To Him

DJ LeMahieu won a Batting Title as a player in the National League. He’d like to win another one – who wouldn’t? But he’s not…

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Brian Cashman - Yankees Playoff Roster
Posted in Brian Cashman MLB 2020 Playoffs Schedule Yankees Playoff Roster

Yankees Playoff Roster – Quarantined Taxi-Squad Opt-Outs Loom

The makeup of the Yankees playoff roster must be announced by next week. Like everything else this year, it’s about jumping through hoops. The Yankees…

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Luke Voit: An MVP 2020 Season
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Luke Voit: The AL MVP Candidate Has Entered Into Rarified Yankees Air

Luke Voit has quietly reached a plateau that makes him synonymous with Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle. Phenomenal is the only way to describe it….

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Luke Voit, 2020 AL MVP Candidate
Posted in Analysis MLB 2020 Playoffs Schedule Yankees 2020 Playoffs

Yankees Reflect: How Much Do They Personally Want That 28th World Title?

The playoff-bound Yankees, as of Friday, could be quarantined and separated from their families for the next six weeks. Are they up for this?  The…

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Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton Injured Again (USA Today)
Posted in Aaron Judge Analysis Giancarlo Stanton Yankees 2020 Stretch Run Yankees Playoffs

Yankees: Is This Just Another Tease With Judge And Stanton?

The Yankees cornerstone outfielders Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, are days away from the team’s lineup. Is it a mirage or real? The Yankees, without…

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Yankees On A Roll Playing Small Ball (NY Post)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2020 Yankees 2020 Stretch Run

The Yankees Have Been Lying In Wait And Playing Possum

The Yankees are taking us on a roller coaster ride like nothing we have seen. Are they just playing with everyone? They have our attention….

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