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  • 2018 Midseason Review: The Rotation July 18, 2018
    It is kind of incredible how good the Yankees rotation has been despite a laundry list of injuries (spoiler alert: three of the starting pitchers discussed below are or were on the disabled list) and the usual off-season/pre-season question marks. They rank: 5th in GB% 5th in soft contact percentage 6th in fWAR 6th in […] The post 2018 Midseason Review: The […]
    Domenic Lanza
  • Manny off the market: Machado reportedly heading to Dodgers July 18, 2018
    It always felt like a long shot — it did to me, anyway — and we can now rule out the Yankees trading for Manny Machado. According to multiple reports, Machado is being traded to the Dodgers for a package that includes as many as five prospects. An official announcement and a press conference is […] The post Manny off the market: Machado reportedly heading to […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Judge goes deep in yet another AL win in the All-Star Game July 18, 2018
    For the sixth consecutive season, the American League has won the All-Star Game. The AL won Tuesday night’s Home Run Derby All-Star Game thanks to Alex Bregman’s and George Springer’s back-to-back homers off Ross Stripling in the tenth inning. Bregman was named MVP. The final score was 8-6, and here are the box score and […] The post Judge goes deep in yet a […]
    Mike Axisa
  • DotF: Florial continues to rake on rehab assignment July 18, 2018
    Some quick notes: C Anthony Seigler, this year’s first round pick, has not played since July 4th, though Josh Norris says he’s not hurt, so that’s good. Not sure why he hasn’t played lately though. Kinda weird. UPDATE: Norris says Seigler has a minor hamstring issue. So there you go. C Josh Breaux, this year’s […] The post DotF: Florial continues to rake on […]
    Mike Axisa
  • 2018 All-Star Game Thread July 17, 2018
    Tonight in Washington, baseball’s best players and brightest stars will gather at Nationals Park for the 89th annual All-Star Game. The MLB All-Star Game is, by frickin’ far, the best All-Star Game among the four major North American sports. It is not even a contest. The Yankees have four All-Stars this season: Aroldis Chapman, Aaron […] The post 2018 All-St […]
    Mike Axisa
  • 2018 Midseason Review: The Outfielders July 17, 2018
    On the position player side of things, the outfield has been the biggest strength for the 2018 Yankees so far this season. The team’s outfielders have combined for a .261/.353/.480 (123 OPS+) batting line and they rank fourth in baseball in OBP, second in SLG, and second in OPS+. They’re also third with +26 DRS […] The post 2018 Midseason Review: The Outfiel […]
    Mike Axisa
  • The All-Star break comes at a good for Luis Severino as his workload continues to climb July 17, 2018
    Later tonight Luis Severino will take part in his second All-Star Game, and he’s actually going to pitch this year. American League manager A.J. Hinch announced yesterday Severino will be the first guy out of the bullpen behind starter Chris Sale. Severino made the All-Star team last year but did not pitch. This year he’s […] The post The All-Star break come […]
    Mike Axisa
  • 2018 Midseason Review: The Infielders July 17, 2018
    A large portion of the Yankees off-season was spent worrying about who would be manning the keystone and the hot corner. There was buzz, of course, that Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar would be given the keys eventually – but it seemed unlikely (at best) that the organization would be starting two rookies on Opening […] The post 2018 Midseason Review: The […]
    Domenic Lanza
  • DotF: Sanchez homers again in second rehab game July 17, 2018
    Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (5-0 win over Toledo) CF Billy McKinney: 1-4, 1 R, 1 3B, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 2 K DH Gary Sanchez: 1-5, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 2 K — two homers in two rehab games … he’s getting an off-day tomorrow, then will catch nine innings Wednesday 1B Tyler Austin: […] The post DotF: Sanchez homers again in second rehab game appeared first […]
    Mike Axisa
  • 2018 Home Run Derby Open Thread July 16, 2018
    The Home Run Derby is a little less exciting this year. Last year Aaron Judge stole the show and won the whole damn thing convincingly, but unfortunately he elected not to defend his title this year. A bummer — I’m not sure there’s anything in baseball I enjoy more than watching Judge hit dingers — […] The post 2018 Home Run Derby Open Thread appeared first […]
    Mike Axisa

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