The Most Interesting Qualifying Offer Decisions

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The Qualifying Offer is a one-year deal provided by teams to their free agents. What makes a player eligible to receive it is if they played the entire season with one team and have never received it before. For example, Javier Baez is one of the marquee free agents this winter, yet he was ineligible […] READ MORE


Biggest Surprises within MLB Award Finalists

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The 2021 awards season is upon us. The three finalists for each of the four major awards in each league were announced Monday evening. As usual, there are quite a few surprises within the 24 MLB award finalists. One thing that fans should be reminded of is that award voting by the BBWAA takes place […] READ MORE


Yankees Offseason Preview

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Another early playoff exit means an early start to the offseason, again. Winter is coming…and a long winter it will be for the New York Yankees. This offseason will be one of change for the Yankees, in one way or another. There has already been a major coaching change, but not any managerial change yet. […] READ MORE


Yankees Wild Card Preview

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The most historic rivalry in sports resumes tonight in the American League Wild Card game. With the New York Yankees visiting Fenway Park to play the Boston Red Sox, this is a matchup between two titans of the sport. New York went 9-10 against Boston this year, losing their first seven meetings before winning 9 […] READ MORE


Gerrit Cole Is Poised to Win the AL Cy Young

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Gerrit Cole is one of the best pitchers in baseball. He is the unquestioned ace of the most successful franchise in sports history. He is also having a fantastic 2021 season. Despite all this, he is not the heavy favorite for the AL Cy Young award. Between his rough numbers after the sticky substance ban […] READ MORE


Yankees Rotation Fueling this Recent Hot Stretch

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Despite being better than expected, the Yankees rotation has been mercurial. At its best, each starter contributes six or more innings, allowing two runs or less. At its worst, the starters are inefficient and allow four or five runs in three innings. This leads to more pressure and a heavier burden placed upon the bullpen. […] READ MORE


Yankees Trade Two Relievers to Reds

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The New York Yankees have dealt relievers Luis Cessa and Justin Wilson, to the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named later (PTNBL). Cessa is a 29-year-old right-hander from Mexico who made his MLB debut with the Yankees back in 2016. Meanwhile, Justin Wilson is a 33-year-old lefty who has spent 10 years in […] READ MORE


Trade Targets to Improve the Yankees Lineup

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With the 2021 MLB trade deadline looming, nearly all aspects of the New York Yankees roster could use some help. Last week, one writer discussed some trade targets to improve the bullpen. With that said, the Yankees made a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates for a right-handed reliever, Clay Holmes. While that move alone won’t […] READ MORE


The Yankees Bullpen Needs to be Addressed

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The New York Yankees bullpen has been an unmitigated disaster lately. Between Aroldis Chapman losing his closer role, the struggles of Chad Green and Zack Britton, and the recent COVID-19 outbreak, bullpen help is something this team desperately needs. The bullpen has long been a strength for the Yankees. On the season, the ‘pen ranks […] READ MORE


Three Yankees Named to the All-Star Team

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On Sunday, Major League Baseball announced the entire AL and NL rosters for the upcoming All-Star Game. Despite the New York Yankees mediocrity, they have three players named to the All-Star team. The three are Aaron Judge, Gerrit Cole, and Aroldis Chapman. This is Judge’s third All-Star Game as a starter. As for Cole and […] READ MORE