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The Yankees farm system in April: Top pitching prospects

Yesterday, I profiled the April performances of the Yankees’ top hitting prospects. Today, I’m repeating this exercise for the team’s pitching prospects, as ranked by Mike Axisa of River Avenue Blues in the preseason. The players are in the order they were ranked in the pre-season … Continue reading

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Bulls and Bears: Yankees’ updated pitching projections

On Monday, I examined how ZiPS’ wOBA forecasts had changed for Yankees’ position players. Today, I’ll do a similar exercise, except this time for Yankees’ pitchers using FIP. By comparing ZiPS’ rest of season (RoS) FIP estimates against the preseason … Continue reading

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Bold Predictions for the 2014 Yankees

The regular season gets underway tonight in Houston, and both of us provide six Yankees predictions for 2014 after the jump. Bucking general perception and the projection systems, we’re taking a chances with our guesses. What fun would it be … Continue reading

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Trying to find meaning in Spring Training stats

Most baseball fans know that spring training stats mean next to nothing. The sample sizes are tiny and opposing rosters are often filled with guys from double-A. This explains how no-name players like Jon Weber and Jorge Vazquez can put … Continue reading

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Time to pump the brakes on Dellin Betances?

With his high-nineties fastball and four scoreless outings to his name this spring, Dellin Betances has generated a lot of buzz in camp, and it looks like he has good shot of cracking the Yankees’ opening day roster. There seems to … 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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2014 projections: Relief pitchers

In the coming days, I will take a look at projected stats for all of the players in big league camp this spring. Yesterday, in the first installment, I broke down what the various projection systems forecast for the Yankees’ starting … Continue reading

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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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