Category: Yankees 2021

Yankees Luxury Tax Goal 2021 (Photo: Bronx Daily Digest)
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Yankees: How To Spend Or Hoard $63 Million In “Surplus” Payroll In 2021

Yankees GM Brian Cashman has his marching orders from his boss – no luxury tax this year! Still, there’s room to add talent – but…

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Analytics Gone Wild (Forbes)
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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)
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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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Yankees Clint Frazier - Gold Glove Finalist (Bronx Pinstripes)
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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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DJ LeMahieu, Yankees MVP Candidate (Photo: Newsday)
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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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Yankees reliever Chad Green - Boone's go-to guy
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Yankees: Two Players Who Have Aaron Boone’s Un-Yielding Confidence

Yankees manager Aaron Boone is, after all, human with certain biases toward his players. Here are two of the “pets” he likes the best. Yankees…

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Yankees Aaron Judge: Too Valuable To Play The Outfield? (Newsday)
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Yankees 2021: Are They Setting Aaron Judge Up For Another Injury?

In time, the Yankees will make a multi-year investment in the face of their team. A move to first base now must be in the…

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Yankees lose - is there anything else to say?
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The Yankees And The Acceptance Of The Law Of Diminishing Returns

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner insisted in 2012, “My family will provide a championship-caliber team year after year.” Yeah, so what? The Yankees are not what…

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