Tag Archives: Carlos Beltran

Bulls and bears: Yankees’ updated hitting projections

Last week, Fangraphs’ Carson Cistulli examined some of the most improved pitchers by projected WAR, focusing on the daily updated ZiPS projections in comparison to its preseason forecasts. Today, a similar exercise for Yankees’ position players. By comparing ZiPS’ rest … Continue reading

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A look at the Yankees right 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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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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Regrets from one offseason ago

In an clear attempt to subvert the competitive balance tax, the Yankees failed to retain a multitude of key players from 2012 at season’s end. A year later, some of those decisions are perplexing considering the spending spree the club … 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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