Tag Archives: Derek Jeter

What to expect from Didi Gregorius


Yesterday we discussed what the Yankees could expect from Stephen Drew as he attempts to bounce back from a horrific 2014 campaign. Today, we discuss Didi Gregorius, who has big shoes to fill following the retirement of Derek Jeter. Following Derek Jeter's retirement last season, the Yankees needed a shortstop and instead of taking the free ...

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What to expect from Stephen Drew


Yesterday, we discussed what the Yankees could expect from Brian McCann as he begins his sophomore season with the Bronx Bombers. Today we move to second base and discuss what the Yankees can expect from Stephen Drew, who is coming off a poor season with the Yankees and Red Sox. When Stephen Drew declined the Boston ...

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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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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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Yankees begin their transition to the youth movement


  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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2014 Rewind: Derek Jeter doubles in first All-Star Game AB

The 2013 All-Star Game was special to Yankees fans for many reasons: it was held in New York City (in Citi Field) and it was Mariano Rivera's final All-Star game of his career. In 2014, Derek Jeter had his chance to play one last All-Star game after being voted in by the fans, the game ...

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What should be the Yankees New Year’s Resolution?


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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