Tag Archives: David Robertson

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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What to expect from Dellin Betances

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Everyday until the end of February, we're going to analyze each player on the 40-man roster, discussing what they did last season (majors or minors), and what we can expect from them during the 2015 season. The 40-man roster is subject to change, but we'll start with the players that are a lock to make ...

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Yankees quietly manage to rebuild bullpen

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When the offseason began, the Yankees bullpen wasn't the biggest issue--their biggest issue was the rotation, replacing Derek Jeter and finding a new third basemen. But somehow, while in the midst of filling the obvious holes, the Yankees also managed to subtly rebuild the bullpen. The only reliever that became a free agent during the 2014 ...

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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 transactions have the Yankees made so far?

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While the Yankees haven't made a splashy signing--and judging by Brian Cashman's actions, they don't seem to be taking that course of action this offseason--they have been busy. It hasn't been the busy Yankees fans were hoping for, but the roster has been reconstructed of some sort. With Christmas coming up and the Yankees anticipating ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees not interested in Jason Grilli

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After David Robertson packed his bags and went to Chicago, the Yankees kept in mind they were interested in signing another veteran closer from the free agent market. Since then, Sergio Romo has went to the San Francisco Giants and Jason Grilli left as one of the top free agent closers left in the market. ...

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Hot Stove: Brian Cashman says Max Scherzer’s price is “too high” for Yankees

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If you were hoping for Max Scherzer to don pinstripes for the New York Yankees, you might be a little disappointed because as of right now, Yankees GM Brian Cashman isn't interested in paying $200 Million for the former Cy Young's services. When asked by NBC's Bruce Beck about Scherzer, Cashman said, “I think that’s a ...

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Mariano Rivera suggests Dellin Betances for the closer role

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When the Yankees let David Robertson go to the Chicago White Sox via free agency, it became evident they were going to need a new closer. Manager Joe Girardi said he wasn't going to put labels on the closer role until Spring Training, but ex-Yankee Mariano Rivera has an idea on who could take over the ...

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