Tag Archives: Brendan Ryan

Around The Diamond: First Base

Mark Teixeira 3

Yesterday we took a glimpse at the catching situation with Brian McCann and his three potential back-ups. Today, we're going to stroll over 90 feet up the first baseline where the Yankees have one first basemen signed through 2016, no potential backup on the Major League roster but a legitimate option in Triple-A .  1. Mark Teixeira When the Yankees ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ex-Yankee executive Trey Hillman discusses replacing Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter 12

Trey Hillman, a former Yankees executive who recently took a job as the bench coach for the Houston Astros, offered an interesting Yankee tidbit in an interview with the Houston Chronicle, and it had to do with the Yankees new-found situation at shortstop. "I did three different trips scouting potential free agent shortstops to replace a ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Yankees have work to do as arbitration season rolls in

Francisco Cervelli

When the World Series concludes later this week, the Yankees will begin to shift focus on rebuilding their team with hopes for a chance to play in October next season. This season, the Yankees have seven players who are arbitration eligible but whether the Yankees decide to keep or non-tender the players is anyone's guess ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

What do the position players need to work on?

Brian mcCann 6

We all know the Yankees have a lot of work to do this offseason, but not just in the department where they need to acquire free agent players to bolster the roster. The players currently on the team all have flaws they need to work on and once they overcome those flaws, it's possible the Yankees ...

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Yankees have decisions to make this offseason

Francisco Cervelli

As the offseason begins for the New York Yankees, there's plenty the Yankees have to do before Spring Training next year. Along with signing players and trying to obtain key pieces, they also have to make plenty of decisions. But what kind of decisions do the Yankees have to make before reporting to Spring Training ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Tanaka, Yankees get crushed in 10-4 loss to Red Sox

Masahiro+Tanaka+New+York+Yankees+v+Boston+sWELvn9UACAl

In the penultimate game of the 2014 season, the Yankees were hoping to get a look at Masahiro Tanaka before the offseason. Well, they got a look at him all right--he went 1.2 innings giving up seven runs in a 10-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Yankees didn't ...

Posted in Game Summary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Yankees halt skid with 3-2 victory over Rays

Brandon+McCarthy+New+York+Yankees+v+Tampa+aXJ838slogSl

The Yankees needed a win tonight before heading home for the final home-stand of the 2014 season and the team ended a tough road trip with a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Florida. The Yankees got on the board in the fifth inning on a Chase Headley double and ...

Posted in Game Summary | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Joe Girardi won’t move Derek Jeter down in the lineup

Derek Jeter 23

This has been a topic of discussion in Yankees land today, and some Yankees fans (myself included) believe it would be a better move to have the struggling Derek Jeter (who hit .207 in August) move down in the order. Joe Girardi moved Jorge Posada down in the lineup in 2011 and he flat-out benched ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments