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Posted in New York Yankees Yankees Yankees 2018

Yankees: Finding The Right Mix Of 25 Has Been Here For Some Time

In the same style, the Yankees brass knew well before the season ended last year that Joe Girardi would be replaced, the make-up of the 25-man roster…

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Baseball - Tools Of The Trade
Posted in Analysis MLB Analysis

MLB: My War With W.A.R. (Wins Above Replacement) Is Over

As a fan of MLB baseball for more than a half-century, it’s taken some time to buy into the analytics thing which rules baseball today….

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The Old Yankee Stadium Original Photo by Steve Contursi
Posted in Analysis Giancarlo Stanton MLB Free Agents New York Yankees Yankees 2018

On Why Giancarlo Stanton Could Well Be A One-Year Yankees Rental

The presence of Giancarlo Stanton on this year’s Yankees team is a fluke. There was no Brian Cashman plan to make it happen, it just…

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Posted in Analysis New York Mets

Mets Continue To Lose Ground: The Competition Ramps Up

There were no loud rumblings I heard from the Mets camp when word came the Phillies had signed the premier pitcher in this year’s free…

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Justus Sheffield, New York Yankees
Posted in A Baseball Story Analysis New York Yankees

Yankees: Montgomery And Sheffield On Diverging Paths

The road to the major leagues is often fraught with hazards and angels. Players strive to be the best they can be, but often some element…

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Posted in A Baseball Story Analysis MLB Editorial MLB Free Agents

On Putting MLB Salaries In Perspective – Because We Need To

The plight of this year’s free agent class has delighted some fans who hold fast to their belief that MLB salaries are way out of…

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MLB - The Money Trail
Posted in Analysis MLB Contracts MLB Editorial MLB Free Agents

MLB: The Dominos Are Falling And The Players Have No Recourse

The ground has been shifting in MLB for this entire offseason, and finally, the verdict is officially in. The owners win, and the players go…

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Gleyber Torres, New York Yankees
Posted in A Baseball Story Analysis New York Yankees Yankees 2018

A Baseball Story: Gleyber Torres And The Elusive Path To Yankee Stadium

It’s not easy being number one at anything. There’s nowhere to go but down and as Sachel Paige reminded us, “Don’t look behind ’cause someone may…

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