Tag Archives: Alex Rodriguez

Organizational Depth: Third Base

View image | gettyimages.com Starter: Chase Headley Third base will be Headley’s job in 2015 and the three seasons thereafter. Acquired from San Diego in late July of last year, Headley delivered a sound performance on the field, and by … Continue reading

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What should we expect from A-Rod next year?

#176790342 / gettyimages.com Other than an impromptu stint with a mariachi band and an Ice Bucket Challenge video, we haven’t heard merely a peep from Alex Rodriguez these past few months. Since Major League Baseball settled on a 162-game suspension back in … Continue reading

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A look at the Yankees third basemen with Inside Edge fielding data

Last week, 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, we now have … 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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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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