Monthly Archives: February 2015

Organizational Depth: Outfield Corners

View image | gettyimages.com Catcher and infield depth reviews are done (see bottom for links), so today we move on to the outfield, with a focus on right and left field. What do the Yankees’ outfield corners look like from … Continue reading

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Organizational Depth: Shortstop

View image | gettyimages.com Shortstop is the last infield position remaining in our depth chart preview (links to the others at the bottom). It’s perhaps the most intriguing spot for the Yankees this year and beyond, simply because there hasn’t … Continue reading

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KATOH: Forecasting Major League Pitching with Minor League Stats

View image | gettyimages.com Shortly before the new year, I wrote a piece at The Hardball Times introducing KATOH — a methodology for forecasting major league performance using minor league stats. Using a series of probit regression analyses, I explored … Continue reading

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Organizational Depth: Third Base

View image | gettyimages.com Starter: Chase Headley Third base will be Headley’s job in 2015 and the three seasons thereafter. Acquired from San Diego in late July of last year, Headley delivered a sound performance on the field, and by … Continue reading

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At what point does James Shields make sense for the Yankees?

View image | gettyimages.com February is here and James Shields still doesn’t have a team, despite arguably being the third best free agent available this offseason. Meanwhile, the currently crafted Yankees’ rotation is full of concerns. The back-end of the staff is … Continue reading

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