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Which Yankees pitching prospects might struggle in Yankee Stadium due to high fly ball rates?

#175022182 / gettyimages.com Phil Hughes has pitched very well in his first year separated from the Yankees organization. Through 12 starts with the Twins, Hughes holds a 3.46 ERA and a 3.47 SIERA — both over half a run lower … Continue reading

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The Yankees farm system in April: Top pitching prospects

Yesterday, I profiled the April performances of the Yankees’ top hitting prospects. Today, I’m repeating this exercise for the team’s pitching prospects, as ranked by Mike Axisa of River Avenue Blues in the preseason. The players are in the order they were ranked in the pre-season … Continue reading

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The potential downside of using backup starting pitchers as relievers

After Michael Pineda won the battle for the final rotation spot this spring, the Yankees decided to use the other candidates — David Phelps, Adam Warren, Vidal Nuno, and even Shane Greene — to fill out the big league bullpen. … 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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Yankees Protect Six from Rule V Draft, Re-Sign Kuroda

Today, the Yankees announced six players being added to the 40-man roster in order to avoid exposure to the Rule V draft that takes place on the final day of the Winter Meetings. Unfamiliar with the Rule V draft? Read … Continue reading

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