Tag Archives: Stephen Drew

Mark Teixeira’s health and first base depth

What initially appeared to be a harmless foul ball in the second inning could turn out to be a big blow to Mark Teixeira and the Yankees. The first baseman was diagnosed with a strained hamstring and has an MRI set … Continue reading

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Re-evaluating the Yankees lack of interest in Stephen Drew

Slightly more than a month ago, I examined why the Yankees had exhibited little interest in pursuing Stephen Drew. Circumstances have changed since then, but the need to bolster the infield hasn’t varied. Masahiro Tanaka has joined the Yankees, blowing … Continue reading

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Contemplating why the Yankees won’t sign Stephen Drew

It’s been two weeks since Brian Cashman said that he won’t sign Stephen Drew, yet the market for the shortstop remains lukewarm. Considering the state of the Yankees’ infield, Drew seems to be a logical fit. Alex Rodriguez is gone for … Continue reading

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Projecting platoon stats for the 2014 Yankees

Platoons are becoming increasingly common across Major League Baseball as teams try to mix and match their lineups in order to gain every advantage possible. As Tom Tango showed in The Book, single-season, and even career, platoon-split statistics often hold little predictive … Continue reading

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