Author Archives: Larry Fleisher

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner speaks, addresses several topics in brief period

(Syndicated from Gotham Hub Baseball). In the past when George Steinbrenner spoke you listened, especially since they were comments that often generated news and sometimes tweaked people such as second-guessing the manager or referring to Dave Winfield as “Mr. May” … Continue reading

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An early 17 for Yankees’ Mariano Rivera warrants appreciation

(Syndicated from Gotham Hub Baseball). We just passed the 17th anniversary of Mariano Rivera’s first save on May 17, 1996 when he filled in for John Wetteland and ended it by getting Garret Anderson on a double play. Since then … Continue reading

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Andy Pettitte and the case of the missing cutter

(Originally syndicated from Gotham Hub Baseball). Data for determining the amount of pitches thrown by a starter has been available since 2008 and finding out the amount of cut fastballs thrown by Andy Pettitte is readily available for anyone. In the … Continue reading

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Stacking lefties against a bad team equals results

(Syndicated from Gotham Hub Baseball). When the Yankee lineup was released before Tuesday’s game, there were two noticeable aspects to it. The first was that Robinson Cano was hitting third against a right-handed pitcher. The second was that the lineup … Continue reading

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