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  • Zach Britton brought his four-seamer back last year, but is there anything to it? January 15, 2019
    Coming into the offseason it was a matter of “when” the Yankees would add bullpen help, not “if.” David Robertson and Zach Britton both became free agents after the season and reports indicated the Yankees wanted to add two relievers to replace them. Makes sense, right? So far the Yankees have added one reliever. They […] The post Zach Britton brought his fo […]
    Mike
  • LeMahieu is an okay backup plan, but the Yankees are betting big on Andujar improving defensively January 15, 2019
    Barring a total surprise, the Yankees will not sign free agent wunderkind Manny Machado. Negotiations between the two sides are said to be “either dormant or completely dead,” and gosh, that sure sounds bad. I won’t rule the Yankees out completely on Machado (or Bryce Harper) until they sign with another team. Things don’t look […] The post LeMahieu is an ok […]
    Mike
  • Breaking down Luis Severino’s pending arbitration case January 15, 2019
    Late last week the annual salary arbitration filing deadline came and went across baseball. The Yankees had a very large arbitration class this offseason. Nine players combined for $53.2M in projected salary. The Yankees agreed to a one-year contract for 2019 with eight of those nine players. Those eight players combine for $45.4625M in actual […] The post B […]
    Mike
  • Former Yankees ace, pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre passes away at 77 January 15, 2019
    Longtime Yankees ace and pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre passed away Sunday near his home in Seattle following a long battle with bone marrow cancer. He was 77. Yankees chairman Hal Steinbrenner issued the following statement earlier today: “Beyond his tremendous accomplishments as a player and coach, Mel Stottlemyre was beloved for his class, dignity and […] […]
    Mike
  • Hot Stove Rumors: Machado, Gray, Davis, Liberatore, Britton January 14, 2019
    With roughly four weeks to go until pitchers and catchers report to Tampa, the Yankees very well might be done with their offseason shopping. Another reliever would be cool. Would it surprise anyone if the Yankees don’t do anything between now and Spring Training though? I didn’t think so. Anyway, here are the latest offseason […] The post Hot Stove Rumors: […]
    Mike
  • Update: Yankees sign DJ LeMahieu to two-year deal, designate Tim Locastro for assignment January 14, 2019
    January 14th: It is a done deal. The Yankees announced LeMahieu’s two-year contract this afternoon. Tim Locastro was designated for assignment to clear a 40-man roster spot, the team says. Locastro came over from the Dodgers in a minor trade earlier this offseason. Decent chance he clears waivers and remains in the organization as a […] The post Update: Yank […]
    Mike
  • The Reds are still after Sonny Gray and the Yanks reportedly have interest in some young arms January 14, 2019
    It is January 14th and Sonny Gray is still a New York Yankee. He’s been on the trade block all winter, and, at one point, as many as eleven teams were in on him. The Yankees reportedly whittled that list down to the best possible suitors, but once CC Sabathia had his heart procedure, trade […] The post The Reds are still after Sonny Gray and the Yanks report […]
    Mike
  • Thoughts after the Yankees agree to sign DJ LeMahieu January 14, 2019
    Late last week the Yankees made what figures to be their final infield addition of the offseason. They agreed to a two-year, $24M contract with DJ LeMahieu. The signing came out of nowhere. There were no rumors connecting the Yankees to LeMahieu this offseason. Now he joins the infield mix. Anyway, here are some thoughts […] The post Thoughts after the Yanke […]
    Mike
  • Fan Confidence Poll: January 14th, 2019 January 14, 2019
    2018 Regular Season Record: 100-62 (851 RS, 669 RA, 98-64 expected record), second in ALE 2018 Postseason Record: 2-3 (22 RS, 29 RA), won WC Game, lost ALDS Top stories from last week: In a surprise move, the Yankees agreed to a two-year deal worth $24M with DJ LeMahieu. He’s expected to move all around […] The post Fan Confidence Poll: January 14th, 2019 ap […]
    Mike
  • The Lineup and LeMahieu January 13, 2019
    In the middle of the week, the New York Jets hired (apparent castoff) Adam Gase as their newest head coach. The reaction I saw on Twitter and heard on the radio was universally negative. I’ve been mostly unplugged from football this year, but if my brief exposure is any indicator of the truth, this is […] The post The Lineup and LeMahieu appeared first on Ri […]
    Matt Imbrogno

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