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About Chris

Chris works in economic development by day, but spends most of his nights thinking about baseball. He writes for Pinstripe Pundits, and is an occasional user of the twitter machine: @_chris_mitchell

Sorting through the myriad outfielders on the 40-man roster

#456060036 / gettyimages.com On the day before the rule 5 draft protection deadline, the Yankees added four players to their 40-man roster: Danny Burawa, Braden Pinder, Tyler Austin, and Mason Williams. Each of these additions make some sense. Burawa and Pinder … Continue reading

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With or without Robertson, the Yankees bullpen could be worse in 2015

#456407064 / gettyimages.com With a mediocre 84-78 record, and an even more disappointing .478 (77-85) 3rd Order Win%, the 2014 Yankees gave fans plenty to complain about. Their offense was one of baseball’s worst, and thanks to a plethora of … Continue reading

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A statistical look at Kevin Long’s years as Yankees hitting coach

#450584106 / gettyimages.com As of this writing, we don’t yet know who the Yankees hitting coach will be in 2015. What we do know, however, is that it won’t be Kevin Long, who the Yankees fired a couple of weeks ago. The … Continue reading

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Yankees 2014 Roster Report Card: Martin Prado

#455183522 / gettyimages.com Grade: B+ 2014 Statistics: .282/.321/.412, 103 wRC+, 2.6 fWAR 2014 Statistics with Yankees: .316/.336/.541, 146 wRC+, 1.4 fWAR 2015 Contract Status: Under Contract The ever versatile Martin Prado posted a solid .282/.333/.417 (104 wRC+) showing with the Arizona Diamondbacks … Continue reading

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