Tag Archives: Curtis Granderson

A statistical look at Kevin Long’s years as Yankees hitting coach

#450584106 / gettyimages.com As of this writing, we don’t yet know who the Yankees hitting coach will be in 2015. What we do know, however, is that it won’t be Kevin Long, who the Yankees fired a couple of weeks ago. The … Continue reading

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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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The Yankees’ aging outfield

With Brett Gardner, Ichiro Suzuki, Vernon Wells, and Alfonso Soriano all signed through the 2014 season, the Yankees already have a good chunk of next year’s outfield in place. Even if the team lets Curtis Granderson walk, they would still … Continue reading

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Imagining a Mid-Season Fire Sale

Picture this worst case scenario for the Yankees: 10 to 15 games behind the division pace in mid-July. Injuries, underwhelming performance, and improved rivals set the Yankees in a seemingly insurmountable hole. The odds of a late season comeback look … Continue reading

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