Tag Archives: Brian McCann

David Carpenter looks to thrive in Yankees bullpen

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When David Carpenter was traded to the Yankees on New Years Day, no one was a bigger supporter of the deal than Carpenter's old Atlanta Braves teammate Brian McCann. And now that he's reunited with his old teammate and friend, Carpenter hopes to back-up McCann's praises and impress the Yankees front office once the season ...

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What to expect from Nathan Eovaldi

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Yesterday, we glanced at what David Carpenter did in his last two seasons and what we could expect from him during the 2015 campaign. Today, we're moving back to the starting rotation and talking about another player the Yankees acquired via trade this offseason, Nathan Eovaldi. When the Yankees needed starting pitching for the rotation, they ...

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Yankees begin their transition to the youth movement

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  The main Achilles heel in the Yankees organization hasn't been the starting pitching, bullpen or even the offense. It's their lack of young talent in the Yankees farm system. However, this offseason the Yankees finally started a youth movement and have made trades that brought back young quality arms--and a very young shortstop. “We’re much deeper ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees trade Manny Banuelos to Braves for RHP David Carpenter and LHP Chasen Shreve

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The Yankees made their first transaction of 2015...and it involved shipping away one of the former Killer B's to Atlanta. According to Jack Curry of the YES Network, the Yankees traded Manny Banuelos to the Atlanta Braves for RHP David Carpenter and LHP Chasen Shreve. The Yankees envision Carpenter to replace Shawn Kelley in the pen after ...

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What should be the Yankees New Year’s Resolution?

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With the last day of the year, it's time for the Yankees to turn the page on an abysmal 2014 season and have a healthy and productive 2015. So with the new year upon us, I thought I would list a New Years resolution for each Yankee that's will almost definitely make the team in Spring ...

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A week in review: Claiborne, Kuroda, luxury tax and Rodriguez

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Every year around Christmas, the holiday cheer is at a maximum and baseball news slows down to a halt. It was the same scenario this year where the Yankees did next to nothing this week, but they lost a few players, were hit with a hefty bill and one ex-Yankee has faith in Alex Rodriguez's ...

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Will the Yankees be a better team in 2015?

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If there was one word to describe the 2014 season aside from Derek Jeter's retirement tour, it would have to be "disappointment". The 2014 season was heartbreaking on many levels: Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran were constantly hurt, Brian McCann didn't hit to his potential for the first four months of the season, the rotation ...

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What should the Yankees ask for on Christmas?

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It's Christmas Eve, which means there's still time for the Yankees to make their list and hope they get their wish on Christmas or at least over the course of the season. 2014 was not a kind year to the Yankees, especially in a season that ended with Derek Jeter retiring and the Yankees missing ...

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