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Aaron Hicks to the DL, Billy McKinney to take his place on roster

Roster Move: Prior to tonight’s game, OF Aaron Hicks was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a right intercostal muscle strain and OF Billy McKinney was recalled from @swbrailriders. — Yankees PR Dept. (@YankeesPR) March 30, 2018 The Yankees … Continue reading

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Organizational Depth: Centerfield

View image | gettyimages.com Center field finishes off our position player organizational depth previews. If you missed any, check the bottom of this post for links to write-ups about the positions already covered. Starter: Jacoby Ellsbury Accustomed to leading off for … Continue reading

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Organizational Depth: Outfield Corners

View image | gettyimages.com Catcher and infield depth reviews are done (see bottom for links), so today we move on to the outfield, with a focus on right and left field. What do the Yankees’ outfield corners look like from … Continue reading

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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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What can April stats tell us about the Yankees hitters?

I recently crunched some numbers aiming to figure out the predictive value of various April hitting statistics. By comparing April performances, PECOTA projections, and rest of season performances from the last three years, I developed models that predict how a player … Continue reading

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Bold Predictions for the 2014 Yankees

The regular season gets underway tonight in Houston, and both of us provide six Yankees predictions for 2014 after the jump. Bucking general perception and the projection systems, we’re taking a chances with our guesses. What fun would it be … Continue reading

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