Category: ‘Players’

The Yankees didn’t want to call Clint Frazier up, but now they have no choice but to keep him around
July 18th, 2017 at 9:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees rally from behind against Twins, lose 4-2 anyway (Presswire) Three weeks ago the Yankees were hit with a rash of injuries that saw Aaron Hicks (oblique), Starlin Castro (hamstring), Matt Holliday (illness), and Tyler Austin (hamstring) all placed on the 10-day DL within a four-day span. Four...

Yankeemetrics: From heroes to zeroes (July 14-16)
July 17th, 2017 at 2:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees are reportedly in on David Robertson again, and Todd Frazier too (AP) Nightmare on Landsdowne StreetAnother series opener, another late-inning implosion. One day into the post-break portion of the season and we already have a new nominee for Worst Loss of the Year. The Yankees on...

2017 Second Half Preview: Recalibrating expectations for the Yankees (and Aaron Judge)
July 14th, 2017 at 12:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** Friday chat reminder Michael Pineda has partially torn UCL, could be headed for Tommy John surgery Be still my heart. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty) The All-Star break is official over and the Yankees return to work tonight with the first of four against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. They're...

2017 Midseason Review: Holliday and the Rest of the Roster
July 13th, 2017 at 4:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees send Tyler Webb to Brewers for Garrett Cooper (Presswire) So far this season the Yankees have used 43 different players â?? 23 position players and 20 pitchers â?? which is the seventh most in baseball. The Mariners lead the way with 47 players and both the Indians...

2017 Midseason Review: The Bullpen
July 12th, 2017 at 4:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** Scouting the Trade Market: Miami Marlins relievers (AP) The Yankees' bullpen was supposed to be a strength in 2017 after it helped hold together the 2016 squad. Aroldis Chapman back, Dellin Betances still in middle relief and some intriguing young players. And it looked like a continuation of...