Category Archives: Spring Training

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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The Right-Handed Outfielder/DH Competition

Continuing our series documenting the roster competitions, today let’s delve into the candidates shooting to be half of the DH platoon with Travis Hafner, plus some time in the outfield. Before we get to the details, in case you missed … 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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