Tag Archives: Brett Gardner

A look at the Yankees center fielders using Inside Edge data

A couple of weeks ago, Fangraphs added fielding data from Inside Edge to their site for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. Inside Edge is a company that employs scouts who measure the difficulty of fielding each ball in play. For each player, … Continue reading

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A look at the Yankees left fielders using Inside Edge data

A couple of weeks ago, Fangraphs added fielding data from Inside Edge to their site for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. Inside Edge is a company that employs scouts who measure the difficulty of fielding each ball in play. For each player, … Continue reading

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What did the fifth-best farm system in baseball net the Yankees?

Six seasons have passed since Baseball America ranked the Yankees’ farm system fifth-best in baseball in 2008. It was the second straight year the publication pegged the Yankees as such, displaying confidence in the system despite a key graduate in … Continue reading

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Why we should be worried about Brett Gardner’s defense

Last week, the Yankees locked up their third outfielder of the winter when they signed Brett Gardner to a four year, $52 million dollar contract extension. The deal covers 2015-2018, Gardner’s age 31-34 seasons. So far, Gardner’s tenure with the Yankees … Continue reading

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2014 Projections: Outfielders

Over the last few days, I looked at the projected stats for the starting pitchers, relievers, catchers,  first basemen, and second basemen, third basemen, and shortstops in camp with the Yankees this spring. This final installment looks at the outfielders. There are … Continue reading

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Projecting platoon stats for the 2014 Yankees

Platoons are becoming increasingly common across Major League Baseball as teams try to mix and match their lineups in order to gain every advantage possible. As Tom Tango showed in The Book, single-season, and even career, platoon-split statistics often hold little predictive … Continue reading

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