1. New York Yankees Prospect Profile: Zach McAllister, RHP

    Zach McAllister was born on Dec. 8, 1987 and grew up in the town of Chillicothe in Illinois. He was drafted out of high school by the New York Yankees in the third round of the 2006 draft...

    Greg Written by Greg about over 4 years ago 191 reads 2 comments

  2. Phil Hughes Is Named the Fifth Starter for the New York Yankees

    The New York Post's Joel Sherman , among others, is reporting that Joe Girardi has officially named Phil Hughes as the Yankees' fifth starter...

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  3. How the New York Yankees Could've Kept Chad Gaudin, Sergio Mitre To Start Season

    The Yankees placed Chad Gaudin on waivers today, and I'm not sure that was the right course of action. After this move, it looks like the bullpen will shape up as follows: Mariano ...

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  4. Phil Hughes or Joba Chamberlain: Should Yankees Send Their Sixth Starter to AAA?

    The primary line of thought is that the Yankees pitcher that loses the fifth starter battle will be used as the primary eighth inning pitcher...

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  5. The Yankees' Fifth Starter Competition and Roster Flexibility

    The biggest question regarding the 2010 Yankees right now is undoubtedly who should win the fifth starter job. I have largely stayed away from the topic, since I'm sure you all are sick of hearing the same things over and over again...

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  6. Hector Noesi, RHP: New York Yankees Prospect Profile

    Hector Noesi was signed by the Yankees out of the Dominican Republic in 2005 and debuted in the Gulf Coast League at 19-years-old in 2006. He promptly missed most the 2007 season after undergoing Tommy John Surgery...

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  7. Major League Baseball: Finding a Market Inefficiency

    While running a major league team, there are only so many ways you can gain a real advantage. Having more capital then your opponent is the easiest way, but teams continually look for other ways to better themselves at an inexpensive price...

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  8. Marcus Thames Or Jamie Hoffmann For The New York Yankees Fifth Outfield Spot?

    Because the fifth outfielder is just that important. The two players are both right-handed hitters, but that is about the extent of their similarities...

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  9. Do Young Hitter Walk Rates Matter?

    Via The Book Blog , Bill James recently did a study on whether a "young" player's development has anything to do with their walk rate. Sadly, I am not a subscriber to Bill James Online, so I am unable to read the whole study and fully comment on it...

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  10. Johnny Damon vs. Nick Johnson: Who Is a Better No. 2 Hitter?

    It's all but official that Nick Johnson will be the No. 2 hitter in the Yankees lineup, taking Johnny Damon's place in that spot...

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  11. Mark Melancon Disappointed in 2009, So What's in Store for 2010?

    Last offseason, Mike Axisa did about as thorough of a prospect profile on Mark Melancon as one could hope for. There isn't really anything to add to Axisa's 1,500 words on Melancon except what has happened since that was written...

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  12. Randy Winn vs. Johnny Damon: Who Should the Yankees Have Signed?

    The reaction to the Yankees' signing of Randy Winn on Friday has been mainly negative. One fan even canceled his ticket plan because the Yankees "hav [sic] lost their focus of winning another championship this year...

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  13. Yankees Sign Randy Winn, Johnny Damon Saga Finally Ends

    Joel Sherman of the New York Post broke the news that the Yankees have agreed to a one-year deal with outfielder Randy Winn, who played for the San Francisco Giants over the past four-and-a-half seasons...

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  14. Yankees Farm System Ranks 19th Most Valuable

    Victor Wang did some extensive research in order to determine how much money different prospects are worth to their teams based on how well they played and how little money they made in their six seasons under team control...

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  15. David Winfree, Two Other Minor Leaguers Signed By Yankees

    Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Yankees added a few players on minor league deals. Let's run them each down. David Winfree, OF: Winfree (pictured) is a 23-year-old who has spent his entire seven-season career with the Twins organization

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  16. Randy Johnson Retires with Yankee Tenure as His Only Black Mark

    Randy Johnson is a great pitcher who should be a first ballot Hall of Famer. There is no arguing that point. He had some of the most dominant seasons of all time and continued to be an effective starting pitcher even during the twilight of his career...

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  17. New York Yankees Drafts By Career Wins Above Replacement

    In case you are not familiar with the WAR statistic, it stands for Wins Above Replacement and while the numbers behind it are a bit complex, the idea is simple...

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  18. Wilkin De La Rosa, LHP: Prospect Profile

    Year Age Tm Lg ERA G GS IP H ER HR BB SO HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 2007 22 Yankees (Tampa, FL)">Yankees GULF 2.62 12 0 24.0 20 7 0 11 32 0.0 4.1 12...

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  19. For The Yanks, The Javier Vazquez Trade Depends On Ben Sheets' Health

    I've been on record saying that I am a fan of the deal that brought Javier Vazquez to the Yankees for Melky Cabrera, Michael Dunn, and Arodys Vizcaino...

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  20. Austin Kearns Could Be a Bargain As the New York Yankees' Left Field Solution

    This morning, Joe over at River Avenue Blues pointed out a few things about the Yankees' left field situation. In short, he suggested that the Yankees will be signing someone to complement the ...

    Greg Written by Greg about over 4 years ago 1,164 reads 19 comments

  21. What Did The Yankees Give Up For Javier Vazquez?

    By now, you have all heard about the Yankees deal for Javier Vazquez . Around the blogosphere, everyone has thoroughly analyzed Javier Vazquez and what we can expect from him...

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  22. Javier Vazquez for Melky Cabrera: Yankees' Cashman Keeps Dealing

    Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News is reporting the Yankees have traded outfielder Melky Cabrera, LHP Michael Dunn, and another prospect for RHP Javier Vazquez and LHP Boone Logan. Vazquez will make $11...

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  23. New York Yankees Reportedly Sign DH Nick Johnson To a One-Year Deal

    Newsday's Ken Davidoff is reporting that the Yankees have agreed to a one-year deal with Nick Johnson worth around $5.5 million. The deal is pending a physical, but is pretty much done. This is a great move for the Yankees...

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  24. Finding the New York Yankees' Best Option for Left Field

    I touched on this topic in Monday's post , as I wondered what the Yankees should do with the left field and designated hitter positions...

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  25. So Long, Johnny Damon: Why the New York Yankees Should Just Say Goodbye

    With the winter meetings over and the non-tender deadlines past, news is coming in very slowly. I'm sure there will be a ton of signings over the next few weeks since there are seemingly endless numbers of free agents available...

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