Category Archives: Discussion

Comparing the likely 25 man rosters of New York and Boston

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Catcher Yankees: Brian McCann Red Sox: A.J. Pierzynski  A.J. Pierzynski has proven one thing over the years; for a catcher he can hit. Well, that’s not completely true, he has also proven that he is a less than adequate defensive catcher. Boston was in need of a catcher this offseason though and Pierzynski was available at the right ...

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Unsigned draftees: What happens to them?

Jonathan Gray

Tonight I was bored so I did a quick "where are they now?" of the unsigned 2010-2012 draft picks. By and large, the guys who went unsigned are either still out of baseball or have since been drafted by another team and haven't done anything impressive so far. There are six exceptions to that. Let me ...

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Jose Dariel Abreu and Masahiro Tanaka: Yay or nay?

Masahiro Tanaka

The Yankees have really shied away from big-time international free agents in recent years, and almost certainly have regretted it. They have seen the likes of Yoenis Cespedes, Yasiel Puig, Yu Darvish, Aroldis Chapman, and more sign with other clubs and have immediate success. The Yankees have not made a big move on the international free ...

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Pineda gets rocked as Yankees narrow down the rotation

Michael Pineda didn't have his command nor his usual poise on the mound Friday night and got rocked by the Phillies. His line: 2.2 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR. He threw a few 92's and 93's, but was mostly sitting 89-90 mph with his fastball. Does he keep ...

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10 Pitchers the Yankees can target after losing Darvish

With reports that the Yankees are "not getting" Japanese starting pitcher Yu Darvish it is probably a good time to take a look at what's left on the starting pitching market and discuss if any of those starters fit in with the Yankees plans. Here are to best 10 starters still available: Gio Gonzalez (traded to ...

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Possible Yankee Offseason Targets: Left Handed Relievers

The Yankees signed Pedro Feliciano last offseason to be the second lefty to pair with reliever Boone Logan in the bullpen. Unfortunately a shoulder injury kept him off the field and now they are once again looking for that elusive second lefty. Here is a look at the free agent market for left handed relievers: Mike Gonzalez ...

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10 Free Agent Pitchers the Yankees Could Sign

I've done this before and it was pretty popular and the Yankees are once again in the market for starting pitching so I've identified 10 starting pitchers that are on the free agent market that they could be interested in signing. Yu Darvish (Rangers won exclusive negotiating rights)- He seems to be the favorite of some. ...

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Do the Yankees Trade or Hold On to Montero?

The Yankees top prospect Jesus Montero finally made his major league debut this past September. He made quite a splash too, but after years of hearing his name in trade rumors, will the Yankees resist trading him again this offseason? That's a hard question the Yankees are going to have to ask themselves. On one hand, ...

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