Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘Roster Analysis’ Category

In yesterday’s double header against the Cubs, the Yankees allowed no runs and nine hits while recording 17 strikeouts in 18 innings. It was the first time since 1987 that the Yankees swept a doubleheader without allowing a run, but the most impressive statistic wasn’t listed in the box score. It was the age of […]

Read Full Post »

The Yankees have a much better team this year. There’s no question about it. What isn’t as clear, however, is the degree to which they needed to improve the team and whether they’ve done enough to return to the postseason. It’s hard to predict how good the Yankees can be in 2014 without revisiting just […]

Read Full Post »

Major League Baseball is a meritocracy, except when it comes to blue chip prospects. Instead of promoting the most talented young players when they are ready for the big leagues, many teams conveniently wait a few extra months. These clubs usually attribute the delay to “seasoning”, but in such cases, their patience isn’t a virtue. […]

Read Full Post »

Joe Girardi’s decision won’t be easy when it comes time to select the Yankees’ fifth starter, but not because the team is lacking in qualified candidates. The Yankees entered camp with four pitchers in the mix for the final slot in the rotation, and each one has performed well enough to win the competition. However, […]

Read Full Post »

Francisco Cervelli is the hottest thing in Tampa. The Yankees’ back-up catcher has been tearing up the grapefruit league, and, apparently, it hasn’t gone unnoticed around the league. With several teams in the market for a backup catcher, trade rumors have begun to swirl around Cervelli, and his performance so far this spring has validated […]

Read Full Post »

Lately, when the Yankees make news in Spring Training, it’s usually off the field. Over the last decade, there have been various press conferences to announce retirements or make controversial admissions, but rarely have the Bronx Bombers used the exhibition season to forge their roster. This year, however, the team’s braintrust will need every last […]

Read Full Post »

And then there were none. The Yankees have said goodbye to a litany of legends over the last few years, but now, with Derek Jeter deciding to call it quits after the 2014 season, a golden era in franchise history is finally coming to an end. The Yankees have had many dynastic eras, and each […]

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »