Monthly Archives: January 2014

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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Yankees reel in Masahiro Tanaka; what should we expect?

BREAKING: Tanaka to #Yankees, seven years, $155M, opt-out after fourth year. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 22, 2014 Chris wrote about Masahiro Tanaka‘s future in the United States a couple of times in recent weeks. First, he made a projection … Continue reading

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Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: Third Baseman

The Yankees’ third base situation has been pretty steady for most of Brian Cashman’s tenure, with Alex Rodriguez manning the position since 2004. Health issues and concern about suspension have forced the team to sign third base insurance in the … Continue reading

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Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: Middle Infielders

With so few Major League contracts given shortstop and second base under Brian Cashman, I decided to lump the bunch together for today’s edition of this series*. Why hasn’t he had to do much with the position during his time? … 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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