Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fun with small sample sizes: The worst Yankees offensive seasons of the last 20 years

Last week, I wrote a post highlighting some of the best seasons by a Yankee in a teeny tiny sample size. Today, I’m repeating this exercise for the worst seasons of the last 20 years. From 1994-2013, these Yankees had the … Continue reading

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Mark Teixeira’s health and first base depth

What initially appeared to be a harmless foul ball in the second inning could turn out to be a big blow to Mark Teixeira and the Yankees. The first baseman was diagnosed with a strained hamstring and has an MRI set … Continue reading

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Fun with small sample sizes: The Yankees best offensive seasons of the last 20 years

After reminiscing about Shane Spencer‘s magical run in 1998, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at which Yankees had the best seasons in teeny-tiny sample sizes. This exercise really doesn’t serve any broader purpose, but it … Continue reading

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Bold Predictions: Prospects Edition

Opening day isn’t quite over yet. Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday scattered openers across the Majors, and today marks the beginning of the Minor League season. Like we wrote about Tuesday, we’ll offer our bold predictions for Yankees’ Minor Leaguers after … Continue reading

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The Yankees’ infield, in a historical perspective

Spring Training concluded without the front office upgrading one of the Yankees’ primary weaknesses, the infield. It certainly doesn’t lack in name value, with Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, Brian Roberts, and Kelly Johnson. However, the projected performance of the group … Continue reading

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Bold Predictions for the 2014 Yankees

The regular season gets underway tonight in Houston, and both of us provide six Yankees predictions for 2014 after the jump. Bucking general perception and the projection systems, we’re taking a chances with our guesses. What fun would it be … Continue reading

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