Category Archives: Spring Training

Trying to find meaning in Spring Training stats

Most baseball fans know that spring training stats mean next to nothing. The sample sizes are tiny and opposing rosters are often filled with guys from double-A. This explains how no-name players like Jon Weber and Jorge Vazquez can put … Continue reading

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Time to pump the brakes on Dellin Betances?

With his high-nineties fastball and four scoreless outings to his name this spring, Dellin Betances has generated a lot of buzz in camp, and it looks like he has good shot of cracking the Yankees’ opening day roster. There seems to … Continue reading

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2014 Projections: Second, third, and shortstop

Over the last few days, I looked at the projected stats for the starting pitchers, relievers, catchers, and first basemen in camp with the Yankees this spring. The team’s situations at second base, third base, and shortstop are pretty well … Continue reading

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2014 projections: Catchers

Over the last couple of days, I looked at the projected stats for the starting pitchers and relievers in camp with the Yankees this spring. In the coming days, I will do the same for all of the players in big league camp … Continue reading

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2014 projections: Relief pitchers

In the coming days, I will take a look at projected stats for all of the players in big league camp this spring. Yesterday, in the first installment, I broke down what the various projection systems forecast for the Yankees’ starting … Continue reading

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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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Handicapping the bullpen competition

With pitchers and catchers now in Tampa, it’s a good time to examine the bullpen competition. A few of the remaining big name relievers have come off the board in recent weeks, making it less likely that the Yankees make … Continue reading

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A Look at Some Outfielders Who are Out of Options

It’s no secret that the Yankees are short on outfield depth following Curtis Granderson’s fractured forearm. In response to the injury, Derek noted that a trade would be unlikely given the team’s lack of leverage and the price of an … Continue reading

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