Category Archives: Rotation

2014 projections: Starting pitchers

In the coming days, I will take a look at projected stats for all of the players in big league camp this spring, beginning with the starting pitchers. There are a handful of projection systems out there that attempt to … Continue reading

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Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: Starting Pitchers

As 2013 came to a close, Masahiro Tanaka was posted, hopefully jolting the stalled starting pitching market that also includes the likes of Ubaldo Jimenez, Matt Garza, and Bronson Arroyo. The Yankees have already been connected to Tanaka, Jimenez, and Arroyo, and seem … Continue reading

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The Yankees’ Starting Pitching Conundrum

For the vast majority of the season, the Yankees’ starting pitching was the club’s strength. Hiroki Kuroda was unstoppable, Andy Pettitte was ol’ reliable, and CC Sabathia was solid (albeit not great). Through the All-Star break, the team’s starters had … Continue reading

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Assessing the Injury Risk in the Yankees’ Rotation

Over at Baseball Prospectus, Russell Carleton assembled a list of factors that predict pitcher injuries. He doesn’t release any of his regression equations (probably out of fear of them being misused), but he does give percentages for injuries and DL … Continue reading

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