Tag Archives: Ramiro Pena

Trade Rumor: O's Want Young SS for Wigginton

The trade deadline is barely over a month away and the Yankees, as usual, are expected to be buyers again this season. Thanks to an over $200 million payroll they really don't have many needs, but they do need some bullpen help and another bat. One player who is on the trade block who could help ...

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Yankees Offensive Rankings

People have been bemoaning the Yankees offense for the past couple of days and even weeks. It's true that their offense has been inconsistent of late, but with two of their biggest pieces Jorge Posada and Alex Rodriguez missing time that his to be expected. Overall though, their numbers look pretty good. Tm BatAge R/G R 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS ▾ OPS+ BOS 31.4 5.54 388 173 7 93 371 24 7 275 463 .279 .354 .469 .823 115 NYY 30.3 5.47 372 118 17 77 354 42 13 283 441 .276 .360 .440 .801 118 CIN 29.3 4.88 337 125 17 83 327 50 22 226 508 .276 .342 .449 .790 109 DET 29.7 4.57 306 143 11 60 287 27 8 235 447 .274 .343 .425 .768 104 MIL 28.6 4.82 328 131 15 83 311 40 10 248 502 .260 .336 .431 .767 107 MIN 28.6 4.78 325 132 15 59 305 30 7 271 388 .272 .348 .417 .766 106 29.2 4.48 9181 3750 373 1907 8759 1284 481 6948 14210 .259 .330 .406 .735 97 Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: ...

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Cashman Made A Mistake Signing Winn

Last offseason the Yankees were in the market for an outfielder that could hit lefties. The tricky thing was that Johnny Damon was a free agent. The Yankees didn't want Damon though. They didn't want to deal with the hassle of dealing with his agent Scott Boras and certainly didn't want to give in to his ...

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Jeter Sat Today But Expects to Play Tuesday

Derek Jeter left the game early yesterday and sat out today with a head cold, but The Captain fully expects to play in Tuesdays game against the Oakland Athletics according to Josh Thomson of the Journal News. Here is more from Thomson: The captain has a head cold that he has been fighting for the last ...

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Morning Hits: Carl Crawford, Utility Infielders, and Feds

In case you missed it, the biggest news of the morning is the Yankees decision to waive Chad Gaudin, thus eliminating him from the fifth starter competition and probably from the team altogether. Here are some other news items of note: Jon Heyman wrote a column on Carl Crawford and he had a quote that the  Yankees ...

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Yanks Shake Off Rainy Doldrums to Beat the O-Birds

The Yankees rode a strong offensive start, battering Jeremy Guthrie for three runs in the first on their way to a 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in a split-squad game. The top of the Yankees' starting order was as hot as a pistol, with Brett Gardner, Nick Johnson, Jorge Posada, and Robinson Cano going ...

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5 Yankees Spring Training Battles

The other day I ran a post on 10 problems the Yankees might have this season and some people wondered why I didn't mention the 5th starter battle. Well, because having two great young pitchers battling over the final spot in the rotation isn't a problem, it's a luxury. But it did make me realize that ...

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2010 Player Previews: Ramiro Pena

2009: Ramiro Pena found himself at the hot corner in the Bronx with an injury to A-Rod in the beginning of the 2009 season. Pena was more well known for being a solid defensive player and sported a  career .254 average in his minor league career.  A return by A-Rod took a starting job away ...

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