Tag Archives: Matt Thornton

Why the Yankees should lean on their best relievers in 2014

Although the Yankees are pretty well situated in the late innings, their bullpen is likely to be one of their weaknesses this year. David Robertson will slide seamlessly into the closer role, while Shawn Kelley and Matt Thornton should form … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Bullpen | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Why the Yankees should lean on their best relievers in 2014

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

Posted in Analysis, Bullpen, Spring Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 2014 projections: Relief pitchers

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

Posted in Bullpen, Spring Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Handicapping the bullpen competition