Tag Archives: Gil Velazquez

Is Nunez running out of time?

I wasn’t expecting much out of Eduardo Nunez‘ bat this season, given his minor league performance and limited time at the major league level. Rather, like everyone else, I was much more concerned about his defense. But it’s getting to … Continue reading

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Optimizing the Yankees’ Lineup Using Platoons

Although opening day is a week away, it’s still pretty unclear what the Yankees’ lineup will look when the season starts. Injuries to Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson, and Derek Jeter have left the team with massive holes around the diamond. … Continue reading

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The Utility Infielder Competition

We’ve already profiled some of the non-roster invitees at Spring training, and also broken down the starting catcher battle. Today, let’s evaluate the suitors for the utility infield position. The candidates aren’t all that great, but then again, this is … Continue reading

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A Look at Non-Roster Invitees

We’re almost there. In less than a week’s time, the Yankees will begin playing actual games. Sure they don’t count for anything, but it’s exciting nonetheless. Historically, spring training has been regarded as a great opportunity for lesser-known minor-leaguers to … Continue reading

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