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Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: First Base/Designated Hitters

Two of the most notable contracts Brian Cashman has negotiated in his time as General Manager have been given to first basemen: Jason Giambi and Mark Teixeira. Today, I take a look at those two deals, along with the other … Continue reading

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Optimizing the Yankees’ Lineup Using Platoons

Although opening day is a week away, it’s still pretty unclear what the Yankees’ lineup will look when the season starts. Injuries to Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson, and Derek Jeter have left the team with massive holes around the diamond. … Continue reading

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Did the Yankees Give Their Best DH Options to the Orioles?

As it stands right now, the Yankees’ DH heading into the season looks to be a platoon consisting of the newly-acquired Travis Hafner as the left-handed piece and some combination of Juan Rivera, Matt Diaz, Ronnier Mustelier, and Thomas Neal on … Continue reading

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