Tag Archives: David Robertson

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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Arbitration Estimates and the $189M “Goal”

Matt Swartz’ arbitration projection series on MLB Trade Rumors is always fascinating to follow, but never has it been so intriguing until now for Yankees’ fans with the $189M budget in limbo. The Yankees’ edition of the series was released on Tuesday, and … Continue reading

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Thanks to Robertson, life without Mo might not be so bad after all

For the last five or six years, the concern of replacing Mariano Rivera has lingered. There was a degree of uncertainty as to when, given Mariano’s age and desire to continue playing. The Yankees’ got a taste of a Rivera-less … 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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