Tag Archives: Francisco Cervelli

McCann a massive upgrade behind the dish

One year after mistakenly letting Russell Martin depart, the Yankees’ front office corrected its gaffe, signing ex-Braves catcher Brian McCann. Yes, a mulligan would be nice on Martin, who received a two-year, $17M contract from Pittsburgh last offseason. However, with … 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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The 40-Man Chopping Block

As some of the Yankees’ walking wounded inch closer to the active roster, Brian Cashman will be busy creating space for those returning. Considering how many injuries the Yankees have been dealt, there’s going to be a pretty high 40-man … Continue reading

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What do we make of Cervelli’s hot start?

Heading into spring training, the Yankees’ catching situation was in disarray. The team was set to split the catching duties between two lackluster candidates—Chris Stewart and Francisco Cervelli. Stewart had the reputation of being a solid defender and excellent pitch … Continue reading

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Getting the Most Out of Stewart and Cervelli

As it stands right now, the Yankees are set to break camp with Chris Stewart and Francisco Cervelli as the team’s catchers. Austin Romine was demoted yesterday, making it all but official. Cervelli has the most offensive upside of the duo based on … Continue reading

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The Yankees Catching Situation: Revisited

News broke yesterday that Russell Martin signed a 2 year, $17 million contract with the Pirates. Apparently, that was out of the Yankees’ price range. Quite frankly, that doesn’t pass the smell test. Despite being unlucky with balls in play, … Continue reading

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