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The Yankees 2013 rotation: one of the best in baseball

It’s safe to say that the Yankees weren’t great in 2013. Their 85-77 record was decent, but their Pythagorean record and WAR indicate that they should have won something like 79 games. A lot of things went wrong this year, … 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 Yankees’ Starting Pitching Conundrum

For the vast majority of the season, the Yankees’ starting pitching was the club’s strength. Hiroki Kuroda was unstoppable, Andy Pettitte was ol’ reliable, and CC Sabathia was solid (albeit not great). Through the All-Star break, the team’s starters had … 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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Assessing the Injury Risk in the Yankees’ Rotation

Over at Baseball Prospectus, Russell Carleton assembled a list of factors that predict pitcher injuries. He doesn’t release any of his regression equations (probably out of fear of them being misused), but he does give percentages for injuries and DL … Continue reading

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