Tag Archives: Brian McCann

Yankees already over the luxury tax

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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 ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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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 ...

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Around The Diamond: First Base

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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 ...

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Around The Diamond: Catcher

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With the World Series and the 2014 season coming to a close next week, I thought I would introduce a new series of posts that I'd like to call "Around The Diamond". Basically what we do is we take a position (catcher, first base, second base, etc.) and we evaluate the internal options or discuss whether ...

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Yankees worry Mark Teixeira’s focus has shifted elsewhere

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Mark Teixeira is one of the highest paid first basemen in all of baseball, he was a pivotal part in the 2009 season and at the time of his signing, fans thought they had one of the best first basemen in the game. However, Mark Teixeira has become more of a headache as his contract goes on, and he's ...

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What do the position players need to work on?

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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 ...

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Who should be the next Yankees Captain?

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In their history, the Yankees have had their leaders, and the Yankees have had their captains. The most recent captain was a player we've seen on the field for the last 20 years, his name being Derek Jeter. With Jeter's retirement, the Yankees are without a captain leading them in their quest to "Chase for 28". ...

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2014 Yankees: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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With the 2014 season now complete, it's time to look back at what the Yankees have done this season. There were some good moments, some bad moments and some ugly moments. Let's take a look back at the year and discuss 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly'. The Good -- It was a good offensive year ...

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