Tag Archives: Brett Gardner

What to expect from Chris Young


Yesterday we discussed what the Yankees are expecting from Brett Gardner during the 2015 campaign. Today we look at the Yankees fourth outfielder Chris Young, who after being let go by the New York Mets, was signed by the Yankees and provided one of the few sparks in September. When the Yankees signed Chris Young to ...

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What to expect from Brett Gardner


Yesterday we discussed what the Yankees were expecting from Jacoby Ellsbury as he prepares for the 2015 season. Today, we'll discuss what the Yankees expect from Brett Gardner as he comes off an impressive (and 'power'ful--pun intended) 2014 campaign. Over the last few seasons, Brett Gardner was pretty much only known as the Yankees speedster. He ...

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What to expect from Jacoby Ellsbury


Yesterday we discussed what the Yankees could expect from Carlos Beltran, who isĀ  coming off an elbow injury in the second year of a three-year contract. Today, we move on to one of the bright spots of the 2014 season, Jacoby Ellsbury. While Ellsbury had a great year in 2014, what are the Yankees expecting ...

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Five storylines going into Spring Training


Spring Training is approximately two weeks away, and while everyone is gearing up towards the baseball season, the Yankees find themselves in a situation where new and recurring storylines are once again taking form. But what are the five biggest storylines coming into camp this season? 1. Can Alex Rodriguez return to form after a year-long ...

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A week in review: Baker, Carpenter, Drew, prospect list, Rodriguez and Tanaka,

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Ladies and gentlemen, it's February 1st, which means there's only two and a half weeks until pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training! But before we get ahead of ourselves, we have to recap everything that happened this week. The Yankees signed a veteran arm who has a chance to make the team as rotation ...

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A week in review: Ichiro, Rodriguez, Santana, Scherzer, Sterling and WPIX


Transaction wise, it was a pretty quiet week for the Yankees, but a former Yankee did head elsewhere, Alex Rodriguez is still working out as Spring Training begins next month and Max Scherzer is finally off the board--but he won't be in Yankees pinstripes. Here is your week in review. -- For the last two seasons, ...

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


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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Brett Gardner: The new face of the Yankees?


  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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