Tag Archives: Jon Weber

Stats: don’t get excited it’s only spring

It's just the second week of spring training after a long winter in which the Yankees were largely inactive until the very end. It makes it easy to get overly excited by what goes on especially early on. It's best to remember though that its only spring training and what goes on here doesn't necessary ...

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Yankee Notes: Teixeira's Elbow, Aceves' Back, More Cuts

Sorry about the updates being so late in the day today. I had a bit of running around to do this morning. Just four days until the season starts, who's excited? I am. On to the news: Mark Teixeira took a pitch to the elbow on Monday, but he took batting practice today and said that ...

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Yankees in the Sunday Papers

As it's been since the Yankees announced that Phil Hughes won the fifth starter job the news has been a little slow and probably will be until the season starts. So let's take a look at what's in the Sunday papers: Bill Madden of the NY Daily News proves that he's forgotten more about baseball than ...

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Jamie Hoffmann Returned to Dodgers

Thought to be the possible fourth outfielder on the Yankee bench to start the season, Rule 5 draft pick Jamie Hoffmann struggled in Spring Training, to say the least. Hoffmann was returned to the Dodgers today, after being taken as the first overall pick in the Rule 5 Draft in December. Hoffmann hit just .130 (3-22) ...

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Spring Training Stats Don't Matter: Example B, Jon Weber

When it comes to spring training and statistics I am a non-believer. I am obsessed with watching the games, but it is more to get a feel for the players involved and it hardly ever matters to me who won, who lost, or if the players do really well or really poorly. ...

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Ranking the Outfield Depth

The Yankees are starting the 2010 season with only two locks in their outfield and a long list of outfielders, many of which will not make the Bronx roster and instead will be in Scranton. The locks are Nick Swisher in right and Curtis Granderson in center, or maybe left. After that is anyone's guess. Brett ...

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