Author Archives: Dan LaTorraca

2010 Potential Call-Ups: Mark Melancon

Taken by the Yankees in the ninth round of the 2006 draft, Mark Melancon has posted impressive numbers in the minor leagues, even after undergoing Tommy John Surgery in 2006. While most pitchers struggle for up to two years after … Continue reading

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Granderson Open to Playing Left

Curtis Granderson has a history of putting his best foot forward, and he could be using those feet in left field next season. As it turns out, he would be completely comfortable with that situation: The Yankees have a nice … Continue reading

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2010 Player Previews: Marcus Thames

2009: Marcus Thames finished his six season tour with Detroit with a .245 batting average and 99 home runs in 485 games. His best season came in 2006 when he hit .256 with 26 home runs and 60 RBI in … Continue reading

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2010 Player Previews: Randy Winn

2009: Randy Winn was a very productive player during the first three years of his four-year deal with San Francisco, posting a .290 batting average and scoring 343 runs in 666 games with the Giants. He strugged offensively in 2009, … Continue reading

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