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.

Posted in Gary Sanchez Yankees 2020 Yankees Commentary

Gary Sanchez: After a generous raise, 2020 is last call for the Yankees

The Yankees awarded Gary Sanchez a generous raise to $5 million. A repeat is not automatic next year, and 2020 may well be the last…

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Posted in Aaron Judge Analysis Hal Steinbrenner Yankees 2020 Yankees Luxury Tax

Yankees: Party’s over, it’s time to turn attention to contract extensions

The Yankees have already blown past the luxury tax threshold for 2020. Next year promises to be the same or worse unless contract extensions are…

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Posted in Aaron Boone Analysis Yankees 2020 Yankees Commentary Yankees Starting Pitching

Yankees: A six-man rotation makes perfect sense – why not try it?

The Yankees have talked about using a six-man rotation from time to time, but tradition has always squashed the idea. A plan to try it…

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Yankees: The Return of Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge (Photo: sportingnrews.com)
Posted in Analysis Giancarlo Stanton Yankees 2020

Giancarlo Stanton: Enough is enough – it’s now about pride and anger

With Giancarlo Stanton, you can’t help but get the feeling he is on a mission to rebound from a season that never existed. It’s a…

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CC Sabathia - A Yankees Warrior (Photo: Deadspin)
Posted in CC Sabathia Yankees Commentary Yankees History

Yankees CC Sabathia: It’s not like you – did you really need to go there

Retired Yankees future Hall of Famer, CC Sabathia, feels cheated by the brazen sign-stealing employed by the Red Sox and Astros. Understandable, but… The Yankees…

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Yankees vs. Astros 2019 ALCS (Photo: twitter.com)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2020 Yankees Commentary

Yankees: Sign-stealing or not they have no one to blame but themselves

The Yankees have a rippling current surrounding the team, suggesting something was stolen from them. Not the case – nowhere even close… Yankees players and…

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Posted in Derek Jeter Mariano Rivera MLB Analysis

Sorry, but Derek Jeter cannot be put on the same plane as Mariano Rivera

Derek Jeter will be formally inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in July. Unanimous or not, though, he’ll never be on the same plane…

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Posted in Analysis Yankees 2020 Yankees Commentary Yankees Luxury Tax

Yankees: What must it feel like to be J.A. Happ these days

The Yankees have a poorly kept secret; they’d rather not have J.A. Happ and his $17 million for the 2020 season. Wonder what’s going through…

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