Category Archives: Editorial

Yankees don’t need to spend money for starting pitching

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This morning, Max Scherzer shocked Major League Baseball when he signed a seven-year, $210 Million (half-deferred) deal with the Washington Nationals, ending the Scherzer in Yankee pinstripes pipe dream. Truth be told: the Yankees were never in the Max Scherzer sweepstakes to begin with. Scherzer's price from the beginning was just over $200 Million and the Yankees ...

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Top 9 pitchers Yankees can sign in 2016

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  This offseason, there have been a few pitchers on the free agent market that have been enticing, and while it might be tempting to throw cash at Max Scherzer and James Shields, the Yankees are more interested in taking an economical approach. But why are the Yankees spending economically this offseason and waiting for next offseason to ...

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Top 10 Yankees under Joe Torre and Joe Girardi ranked by WAR

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There are many ways to determine how valuable a player is to a team. You could judge by home runs, RBI's, OBP or slugging percentage. But one of the surefire ways to determine how valuable a player is, is by their WAR (Wins Above Replacement). Of course, WAR isn't perfect and old school baseball analysts ...

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Pros and cons in signing Max Scherzer

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One of the shiniest toys on the free agent market is Max Scherzer--and although Spring Training begins next month, Scherzer has yet to sign with a team. While it's every Yankees fans dream to have Scherzer in pinstripes, the Yankees aren't interested and have made it a point they're going to stay away from the big ...

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Pros and cons in trading for Cole Hamels

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It's not a secret the Yankees are in dire need of starting pitching with a rotation full of question marks. And while the Yankees tried to to add insurance by trading for Nathan Eovaldi and re-signing Chris Capuano, the rotation isn't ready to compete for the 2015 season. So what could the Yankees do in case ...

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What does the new Yankees infield look like?

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When the season began, the Yankees infield was in shambles. There was no Derek Jeter to man shortstop, second base was a huge mystery and the Yankees didn't have a third basemen when Chase Headley went into free agency. The Yankees traded away players, they made moves and now the infield has a different feel ...

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Brett Gardner: The new face of the Yankees?

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  During Derek Jeter's tenure, he was the undisputed face of the New York Yankees. He was "The Captain", he was a leader and he was a respected player around baseball. But with Jeter retiring, Yankees fans voted for their new face of the franchise--and it's a player that's so far spent his entire eight-year career ...

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Thoughts on the Stephen Drew deal

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Late last night, Stephen Drew and the Yankees agreed to a one-year, $5 Million deal, which comes weeks after the Yankees gave the impression they weren't interested in Drew's services following an abysmal 2014 season. When I woke up this morning and read about the transaction, I realized I needed a few moments to collect ...

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