Category: ‘Game Reviews’

I wish I could quit Starlin Castro
April 24th, 2017 at 2:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yankeemetrics: Rocky road trippin' (April 21-23) (Elsa/Getty Images North America) Starlin Castro is not a very good baseball player. This is something that precious few people would find shocking or inaccurate, and yet I feel the need to say it. His career 97 wRC+ is a bit above-average...

Yankeemetrics: Rocky road trippin’ (April 21-23)
April 24th, 2017 at 11:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** Fan Confidence Poll: April 24th, 2017 (Getty) The Bad, the Ugly and the AwfulLast year the Yankees went 3-7 on their road Interleague slate, tied with the Twins for the worst record among AL teams â?¦ and the trend continued into 2017 after dropping the series opener in...

Torreyes has given the Yanks exactly what they needed during Gregorius’ absence
April 21st, 2017 at 1:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Mailbag: Buxton, Severino, Chapman, Giants, Lynn, Warren (Elsa/Getty) The Yankees have won nine of their last ten games, and perhaps the most amazing thing about this hot stretch is that they've done it without Gary Sanchez and Didi Gregorius, arguably their two best position players. Sanchez hurt his...

Yankeemetrics: Whiteout in the Bronx (April 17-19)
April 20th, 2017 at 1:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** Thoughts before the Yankees begin a six-game road trip (Getty) The Judge and The MickThe White Sox were the latest team to try and slow down the Yankees juggernaut, a feat that seemed improbable based on their recent struggles at the House That Jeter Built. The White Sox...

Austin Romine is taking advantage of the opportunity created by Gary Sanchez’s injury
April 18th, 2017 at 1:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Hicks is forcing the Yankees to give him more playing time (Presswire) Ten days ago the Yankees suffered what could have very easily been a devastating injury. Starting catcher and offensive cornerstone Gary Sanchez hurt his biceps taking a swing and was later diagnosed with a strained brachialis...