Category: ‘Players’

Jordan Montgomery’s Adjustment
May 25th, 2017 at 12:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees place Ellsbury on disabled list, call up Rob Refsnyder (Elsa/Getty Images North America) The Yankees season has largely been a story of adjustments. Or, perhaps, the greatest questions regarding the roster have revolved around adjustments: how would the league adjust to Gary Sanchez? Could Aaron Judge adjust...

Yankeemetrics: Roughed up in Tampa (May 19-21)
May 22nd, 2017 at 11:11 AM
***PHOTO1*** Fan Confidence Poll: May 22nd, 2017 (AP) No reliefIn a season defined by so many improbable wins and stunning comebacks, the Yankees fell just short of adding another one on Friday night, falling 5-4 to the Rays. It was just the Yankees' fifth loss this season when holding...

Yankeemetrics: Kings of Kansas City (May 16-18)
May 19th, 2017 at 12:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** Friday chat reminder (AP) Vintage CCThe Yankees kicked off the most grueling stretch of this early season - 20 games in 20 days - with one of their most complete and thorough performances so far. Power, pitching and defense were all on display in a satisfying 7-1 win...

Carter is starting to reward the Yankees for their patience
May 17th, 2017 at 10:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Sanchez and Carter power Yankees to 7-1 win over Royals All he does is catch touchdowns and hit home runs. (Presswire) For the first month of the season, Chris Carter was an imperfect bench piece on a Yankees team focused on getting younger. Bringing in a 41-homer bat...

An appreciation for the unconventionally successful Tyler Clippard
May 16th, 2017 at 1:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The rotation has become a liability for the Yankees, but not the way everyone expected (Adam Hunger/Getty) Many relievers live off intimidating opposing hitters. Aroldis Chapman comes at you with 100+ mph and a changeup that hits 90. Dellin Betances can touch 100 and has a curveball that...