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What to do with the Yankees’ arbitration-eligible players

Embed from Getty Images This morning, Matt Swartz and MLB Trade Rumors released 2017 salary projections for arbitration eligible players. If you’re unfamiliar, this has been released annually for the past few years and has been rather accurate at pegging who will … Continue reading

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Yankees get their second baseman in Starlin Castro

View image | gettyimages.com Since Robinson Cano departed in 2013, second base has been a black hole for the Yankees. However, in 2016, the Yankees won’t go with a has-been like Brian Roberts or Stephen Drew in a lackluster attempt … Continue reading

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With Capuano down, another look at the last rotation spot

Your browser does not support iframes. Losing Chris Capuano to injury isn’t going to alter the Yankees’ season outlook from a win/loss perspective. What Capuano’s injury does change, however, is the openness of competition for that final rotation spot. Capuano wasn’t … Continue reading

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With or without Robertson, the Yankees bullpen could be worse in 2015

#456407064 / gettyimages.com With a mediocre 84-78 record, and an even more disappointing .478 (77-85) 3rd Order Win%, the 2014 Yankees gave fans plenty to complain about. Their offense was one of baseball’s worst, and thanks to a plethora of … Continue reading

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Don’t worry (too much) about the Yankees bullpen

#451668586 / gettyimages.com The Yankees bullpen has really scuffled of late. For the second time in two games, the bullpen cost them the game last night, when Dellin Betances and Shawn Kelley yielded four runs in the bottom of the … Continue reading

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The unexpected storylines of the 2014 season

Last week, Baseball Prospectus took a look at some of the unanticipated stories that have developed in the 2014 season. Today, let’s take a look at some of this season’s unforeseen events from a Yankees-centric perspective. This list is no particular … Continue reading

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Should we be concerned about Betances’ and Warren’s workloads?

Heading into the season, it was looking like the bullpen would be a weakness for the Yankees. Despite losing Mariano Rivera and Boone Logan, Brian Cashman and company didn’t do much to augment the bullpen this winter, with Matt Thornton — … Continue reading

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The potential downside of using backup starting pitchers as relievers

After Michael Pineda won the battle for the final rotation spot this spring, the Yankees decided to use the other candidates — David Phelps, Adam Warren, Vidal Nuno, and even Shane Greene — to fill out the big league bullpen. … Continue reading

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