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A look at the Yankees shortstops with Inside Edge fielding data

Last week, 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, we now have … Continue reading

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2014 Projections: Second, third, and shortstop

Over the last few days, I looked at the projected stats for the starting pitchers, relievers, catchers, and first basemen in camp with the Yankees this spring. The team’s situations at second base, third base, and shortstop are pretty well … Continue reading

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What a surprise: Eduardo Nunez had another bad year in the field

Heading into the season, Eduardo Nunez was a very interesting case. While he was never a good hitter, his bat was at least acceptable for a middle infielder. His defense, on the other hand, wasn’t even close. Every grounder to short … Continue reading

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The 2013 Yankees infield: a terrible revolving door

Due to a combination of injury and ineptitude, the Yankees had a very fluid roster 2013. In a constant effort to find upgrades on the cheap, they cycled through droves of fringy players, hoping some of them would stick. With … Continue reading

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Is Nunez running out of time?

I wasn’t expecting much out of Eduardo Nunez‘ bat this season, given his minor league performance and limited time at the major league level. Rather, like everyone else, I was much more concerned about his defense. But it’s getting to … Continue reading

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Optimizing the Yankees’ Lineup Using Platoons

Although opening day is a week away, it’s still pretty unclear what the Yankees’ lineup will look when the season starts. Injuries to Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson, and Derek Jeter have left the team with massive holes around the diamond. … Continue reading

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The Utility Infielder Competition

We’ve already profiled some of the non-roster invitees at Spring training, and also broken down the starting catcher battle. Today, let’s evaluate the suitors for the utility infield position. The candidates aren’t all that great, but then again, this is … Continue reading

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