Monthly Archives: July 2014

The change in approach behind Brett Gardner’s new-found power

#451528116 / gettyimages.com Brett Gardner is having a very good year at the plate in 2014. Through 91 games, the 30-year-old outfielder is hitting .279/.353/.424, good enough for a career-best 116 wRC+. The most exciting — and most uncharacteristic — part … Continue reading

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PRP might not help Masahiro Tanaka avoid surgery, but it’s worth trying

#451919244 / gettyimages.com We’ve all heard the news by now. Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka has a small tear in his Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL), and although the dreaded Tommy John Surgery is still a possibility, he’s going to try to … Continue reading

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Trade Analysis: Vidal Nuno for Brandon McCarthy

With CC Sabathia‘s season likely over, Michael Pineda‘s uncertain return date, and Ivan Nova gone until 2015, the rotation has been in need of depth over the past couple of months. This morning, Brian Cashman and Arizona’s Kevin Towers swapped two … Continue reading

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How telling are a teenager’s A-ball stats?

#170586552 / gettyimages.com The Charleston RiverDogs, the Yankees’ low-A affiliate, has rostered several of the team’s more interesting prospects this year, with Luis Severino, Ian Clarkin, Aaron Judge, Abiatal Avelino, Miguel Andujar, Luis Torrens, Gosuke Katoh, and Tyler Wade all … Continue reading

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Yankees prospects 21-30 through June

In the last two days, I ranked and analyzed the Yankees’ top 10 prospects as well as prospects 11-20 through the first three months of the season. Today’s installment looks at prospects 21 through 30. After missing two months with a shoulder … Continue reading

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