Ejection Inspection, Week Six: Two Diamondbacks Ejected in Relatively Quiet Week

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Two Diamondbacks Ejected in Relatively Quiet Week Welcome to Week Six of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment rating […] READ MORE


Looking at Five Dark Horse AL MVP Candidates in the AL East

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The American League East is stacked with talented players and teams, and some are more well known than others. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox receive much of the attention. The Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays have performed better in recent years, but appear to be heading in two different directions. […] READ MORE


Aaron Hicks Future as a Yankees Outfielder

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Statistically speaking, Aaron Hicks had the worst defensive year of his career in 2020. In only 393 2/3 innings, Hicks’s -4 OAA and -3.9 UZR were the worst figures of his career. Additionally, his -8 DRS is the same as his 2018 total, albeit in 745 fewer innings. His outs above average ranked in the […] READ MORE


Six Players to Watch in New York Yankees Spring Training

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The 2020 season was a strange one for sure. With no fans, new rules, and expanded postseason, it was a season unlike any other. For the New York Yankees especially, 2020 was a mix of very good and very bad. It featured the same injury bug that plagued the team in 2019. Additionally, the season […] READ MORE


The 2021 Yankees FanGraphs Team Projections

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are the consensus best team in baseball. However, the 2021 team projections on FanGraphs, project the New York Yankees to have the highest team WAR in baseball. The Yankees are not just the only team projected to crack 50 WAR, but are ahead of the next-best team by a wide margin. […] READ MORE


Yankees Slam Their Way Past Rays in Game One

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Yankees 9, Rays 3 The New York Yankees know their success is with their offense and it was on full display when they took down the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Their lineup, one through nine, is the deepest in the playoffs as anyone can hurt opponents with one swing of the bat. Seven […] READ MORE


Yankees Offense Explodes Again in Win Over Blue Jays

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Yankees 13, Blue Jays 2 A symphony of bat cracks echoed throughout an empty Yankee Stadium Tuesday night. The New York Yankees squared up balls left and right on route to six home runs and 11 extra base hits in their 20-6 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays. For an encore, the Yankees offense picked […] READ MORE


Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups: Week Five

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Shockingly, the fantasy baseball season is almost halfway through. Many playoff pictures are being solidified in this chaotic, short season. Finally, Zach Davies is owned in the majority of leagues after another outstanding start on Saturday. Officially, he has graduated from being eligible in this waiver wire series. If you picked up Davies two weeks […] READ MORE


Giancarlo Stanton Leads New York Yankee’s Left Field Options

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Giancarlo Stanton Leads New York Yankee’s Left Field Options The New York Yankees have an embarrassment of riches in the outfield heading into the 2020 season. The field is crowded with both experienced stars and players still trying to make a name for themselves. Aaron Judge has right field locked down, and Brett Gardner figures […] READ MORE


Mike Tauchman of New York Yankees Suffers Grade Two Calf Strain

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The New York Yankees have suffered from a myriad of injuries all season long. As a result, they have seen a record of 29 different players land on the injured list. After leaving Sunday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, Mike Tauchman becomes the next player to join that list. On Monday, the Yankees announced […] READ MORE