Tag Archives: Mark Teixeira

A week in review: Ichiro, Rodriguez, Santana, Scherzer, Sterling and WPIX

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Transaction wise, it was a pretty quiet week for the Yankees, but a former Yankee did head elsewhere, Alex Rodriguez is still working out as Spring Training begins next month and Max Scherzer is finally off the board--but he won't be in Yankees pinstripes. Here is your week in review. -- For the last two seasons, ...

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Pentland on Beltran, Gregorius, Rodriguez and Teixeira

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Two of the main culprits that didn't hit during the 2014 season were none other than Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran, but the both had a contributing factor to their poor offense: health. Not only are Teixeira and Beltran looking for redemption but Alex Rodriguez hasn't seen Major League pitching in two years while Didi ...

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Top 10 Yankees under Joe Torre and Joe Girardi ranked by WAR

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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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Pros and cons in signing Max Scherzer

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One of the shiniest toys on the free agent market is Max Scherzer--and although Spring Training begins next month, Scherzer has yet to sign with a team. While it's every Yankees fans dream to have Scherzer in pinstripes, the Yankees aren't interested and have made it a point they're going to stay away from the big ...

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What does the new Yankees infield look like?

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When the season began, the Yankees infield was in shambles. There was no Derek Jeter to man shortstop, second base was a huge mystery and the Yankees didn't have a third basemen when Chase Headley went into free agency. The Yankees traded away players, they made moves and now the infield has a different feel ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Ryan Howard leaves Yankees off no-trade list

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The Philadelphia Phillies are in rebuilding mode, and they might be looking to move Ryan Howard despite the fact he has a no-trade clause. However, while most teams can't acquire Howard, nine teams can. According of Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Howard listed nine teams he wouldn't mind being traded to and the Yankees happened to be on ...

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Yankees begin their transition to the youth movement

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  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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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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