Tag Archives: John Ryan Murphy

Projecting the Yankees 25-man roster

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Although we won't find out the 25-man roster until the beginning of April, it's about that time where we project who will make the team, and who will find themselves starting the season elsewhere. Now, believe it or not the Yankees aren't really looking to fill multiple holes in their roster, but as Joe Girardi ...

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Analyzing the back-up catcher situation

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When camp opens on Friday, a new competition begins for the catching position. The Yankees already have their starting catcher in Brian McCann, but the Yankees need a back-up catcher in case an injury occur to Mark Teixeira (where you can easily slot McCann at first) or McCann himself. The original back-up catcher was slated ...

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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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Yankees should give the homegrown players a chance

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When the Yankees won the 2009 World Series, it seemed like they were on top of the world and nothing could bring them down. When the Yankees made the postseason in 2010, 2011 and 2012, it seemed like the Yankees just had to add a few pieces here and there in order to make the ...

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Afternoon Notes: Cashman, Cervelli, Wilson, Yang

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The Winter GM Meetings ended yesterday evening and it was a productive three days for the Yankees. They signed a fourth outfielder, signed a left handed reliever with minor league experience and traded away one of their many catchers for another left handed pitcher. -- Brian Cashman admitted this year's GM Meetings had to be the ...

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Report: Francisco Cervelli traded to Pirates

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The New York Yankees not only made two signings this offseason, but they have made their first trade of the Hot Stove season as well. Joel Sherman of the New York Post announced the Yankees traded their backup catcher Francisco Cervelli for LHP Justin Wilson. In 70 games for the Pirates, Wilson was 3-4 with a 4.20 ...

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Baseball America announces top 10 Yankees prospects

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Baseball America announced the top 10 Yankees prospects on their site this morning and there wasn't much surprise with the list. As expected Slade Heathcott, Mason Williams and John Ryan Murphy fell out of the top 10 list completely and Luis Severino was ranked at the top of the class. So without further ado, here ...

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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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