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What do April stats tell us about Yankees pitchers?

#176601354 / gettyimages.com Yesterday, I looked at how the Yankees’ hitters fared over the first month of the season and what their performances might mean for the remainder of the season. Today, I am repeating this exercise for the Yankees’ pitchers. I … 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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An early look velocity trends for Yankees pitchers

Less than two weeks into the season, its still far too early to make any conclusions about performance, especially for pitchers who have only one or two games under their belts. Something that can be a little more telling, though, … 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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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: Starting pitchers

In the coming days, I will take a look at projected stats for all of the players in big league camp this spring, beginning with the starting pitchers. There are a handful of projection systems out there that attempt to … Continue reading

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