Tag Archives: Brett Gardner

Around The Diamond: Center Field

Jacoby+Ellsbury+New+York+Yankees+v+Seattle+vR-yMATzY7Fl

Yesterday we looked at left field  and discussed the Yankees intentions on having Brett Gardner as their long term left fielder. Today we move to the middle of the outfield where we discuss Jacoby Ellsbury, his contract and the slight depth in center field.  When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 Million contract ...

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

Yankees already over the luxury tax

Masahiro+Tanaka+Chicago+White+Sox+v+New+York+OK4kYAsMx8Il

The Yankees have a ton of holes they need to fill on the roster, ranging from shortstop to relief pitching to finding a primary third basemen. However, if the Yankees are going to upgrade their roster, it's going to cost money. Obviously money is not an issue for the Bronx Bombers as they have one of the ...

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

Around The Diamond: Left Field

Brett+Gardner+New+York+Yankees+v+Texas+Rangers+1-UsFWeb10al

Yesterday we talked about Alex Rodriguez and the possibility of the Yankees signing Chase Headley to a deal to make Rodriguez the primary designated hitter. Today, we move onto left field and what's intriguing about this position is it's the only one on the diamond that has a player right from the Yankees farm system.  Brett Gardner wasn't ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

Derek+Jeter+Los+Angeles+Angels+Anaheim+v+New+sDOMTQOoEVEl

Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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

No Yankees among finalists for the 2014 Gold Gloves

Brett Gardner 14

Rawlings made the announcements for the 2014 Gold Glove Awards, but you might be a little surprised to see none of the Yankees were finalists in any category. The Gold Gloves in my opinion aren't really given to the best fielder because let's face it, if that were the case, Brett Gardner would have one ...

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

Yankees need to find their way back to October

ALCS+New+York+Yankees+v+Detroit+Tigers+Game+4ANog2h2sv7l

The last time the New York Yankees played October baseball, terrible things happened. Derek Jeter broke his ankle, the team as a whole hit .157 which was second worst average to all 172 teams that competed in the ALCS since 1969 and Alex Rodriguez had to be benched because he was a strikeout machine. All those things resulted ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , | 4 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