Brian Cashman recently stated that the Yankees are after a big bat. Now the club has some room to spend after they traded away Brian McCann and after Mark Teixeira hung up his spikes, it appears that the team is willing to spend again. But is it a wise decision to do so? In the… Continue reading Do the Yankees really need an FA big bat?
Despite the fact that the Yankees declared that the race for the fifth rotation spot would be an open one, Joe Giradi announced that C.C. Sabathia will fill the fifth spot. Open race? Really? Compare his numbers with those of Ivan Nova. At least the Red Sox have the guts, to bench a player with a… Continue reading C.C. Sabathia earned the fifth rotation spot? Yeah right!!
After the Yankees acquired Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the Reds, they said rather quick that they want to keep the bullpen together as it is. So with Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller and Chapman this would be a formidable backend of the Yankees’ bullpen. But do the Yankees really want to keep the three together… Continue reading After getting Chapman, what are Yankees’ true intentions?
With the season really over, it is time to look to the near future. There are a lot of Free Agents that will test the market (again). Even though it is unlikely, according to Yankees GM Brian Cashman, that the Yankees will make a big splash, there are some names that would be a nice… Continue reading My modest free agent wish list
Photo: Howard Simmons/New York Daily News After being put on the rack by the Red Sox in the previous three games, the Yankees clinched one of the two American League wild cards with their 10,000th win in franchise history. Three solo homeruns by Carlos Beltran, Greg Byrd and Rob Refsnyder made the difference. In the… Continue reading Yankees clinch play off birth with historic victory
So far the Yankees have done a lot better than many, including me expected. Most fans and experts expected the team to finish near last place. But much to my surprise, the team was a contender for the biggest part of the season. The Yankees have been a streaking team this year. Long winning streaks… Continue reading The Yankees are slowly imploding
Last night C.C. Sabathia left the game in the third inning with one out to go. Once again he was bothered by knee problems. I guess you know that I haven’t been too high on Sabathia in the last seasons. He isn’t his old self. This showed early in the season. He tried a different… Continue reading Sabathia’s injury a blessing in disguise