Tagged: ‘AL East’

Spring Training Players of the Day: Yankees pitching
March 17th, 2017 at 7:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Spring training stats aren't worth paying attention to, but spring training performance certainly is, on a day-to-day basis. Each day, we here at FanRag Sports will be singling out one player who had the best performance of the day, and what it might mean going forward. Friday's Players of...

Yankees’ grooming rules forced Clint Frazier to cut his hair – is this good or bad?
March 10th, 2017 at 5:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** A strange "Will he or won't he?" debate reached its resolution on Friday when top New York Yankees prospect Clint Frazier had his long, red mane of hair shorn from his head to suit the club's preferred (mandated) length. The club's PR department commemorated the moment on Twitter: ...

Yankees’ pitching prospects not getting enough love
March 9th, 2017 at 9:22 AM
***PHOTO1*** If you haven't heard, the Yankees have a really deep farm system. After a handful of blockbuster trades and easing up on the World Series or bust mantra, New York was able to reel in a plunder of prospects. With so much focus on the Yankees' change of course, many...

Column: The redemption of Alex Rodriguez
March 8th, 2017 at 12:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ford C. Frick Award winner Ernie Harwell once said, "Baseball is a lot like life. It's a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life." For Alex Rodriguez, there have been many ups and many downs...

Yankees like roster balance of old and new
March 7th, 2017 at 9:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA, Fla. â?? The New York Yankees' roster is skewing younger than any time since their run of four World Series title in five years from 1996-2000. Catcher Gary Sanchez, first baseman Greg Bird and right fielder Aaron Judge are all likely to be in the lineup on April...