Tag Archives: Raul Ibanez

A look at the Yankees left fielders using Inside Edge data

A couple of weeks ago, Fangraphs added fielding data from Inside Edge to their site for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. Inside Edge is a company that employs scouts who measure the difficulty of fielding each ball in play. For each player, … Continue reading

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Regrets from one offseason ago

In an clear attempt to subvert the competitive balance tax, the Yankees failed to retain a multitude of key players from 2012 at season’s end. A year later, some of those decisions are perplexing considering the spending spree the club … Continue reading

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Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: Outfielders

During this year’s free agency period, Brian Cashman has wasted no time signing top-tier outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran. Today, in our final installment of this series, a look at how Cashman has done adding open-market outfielders before Ellsbury … Continue reading

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Not Originally the Popular Choice, Ibanez the Right Choice

After letting go of Jorge Posada’s corpse and dealing Jesus Montero in the offseason, the Yankees were searching for a way to fill the DH spot. Given that they already had lefty-mashing Andruw Jones on the roster, it made the … Continue reading

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