Author Archives: Lenny Neslin

Comparing Rotations: Yankees vs. Red Sox

When the Red Sox signed John Lackey, there was no question the Yankees’ biggest rivals had the better rotation. But after the Yanks picked up Javier Vazquez in a trade with the Braves, the rotations look even again from a … Continue reading

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Is Vazquez the No. 4?

Why is everyone automatically deeming Javier Vazquez the No. 4 starter? Just because he’s an addition, doesn’t me has to wait at the end of the line. CC Sabathia is still the ace, definitely. However, I’d argue Vazquez has been … Continue reading

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Vazquez Will Be Better This Time Around

There hasn’t been a more active general manager in baseball than Brian Cashman in the year 2009. Cashman’s latest deal was centered around ex-Yankee starter Javier Vazquez in a five-player, two-team deal yesterday morning. Vazquez was effective for the Yankees … Continue reading

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Yankees Returning to Unsuccessful Ways of Decade?

Is it just me, or are the 2010 Yankees beginning to look a lot like the Yankees who didn’t win a World Series from 2001-2008? Nick Johnson was a likable guy but he had trouble staying healthy and Javier Vazquez … Continue reading

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