Author Archives: Derek

Robinson Cano and the difficulty of replacing a star player

#453170188 / gettyimages.com A few days ago, I saw this tweet: Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran: 4.1 WAR, $53M Robinson Cano: 5.1 WAR, $24M Not second guessing, just saying. — Dan M. (@LeftFieldDan) August 14, 2014 When Cano left … Continue reading

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The unexpected storylines of the 2014 season

Last week, Baseball Prospectus took a look at some of the unanticipated stories that have developed in the 2014 season. Today, let’s take a look at some of this season’s unforeseen events from a Yankees-centric perspective. This list is no particular … Continue reading

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