Mason Stark

  • joined Mar 29, 2012
  • last login Dec 14, 2013
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Can the new minor league acqusitions help in 2014?

Four new players acquired to fill-in the organizational depth chart at the top end of the minor league levels. A brief introduction, and why we should care.

What declining attendance means for the Yankees

Why does the organization still appear to be clueless as to the causes?

Should the Yankees trade for Peter Bourjos?

How much are you willing to risk on advanced defensive metrics divining unperceived relative value, and is it worth the Yankees even bothering with it?

Yankees free agent target: Omar Infante

In what could be a very difficult offseason for the Yankees to navigate, Infante’s versatility would provide insurance all over the field.

Yankees 2013 Roster Report Card: Mark Reynolds

Claimed off the scrap heap in mid-August, the poster-boy for three-true-outcomes played more often, and at more positions, than the Yankees had planned.

Baseball cards and connecting with the game

One fan’s reflections on why they matter.

What happened to the Yankees 2013 season?

Unfortunately our misfit toys really were just the mice from Cinderella.

Are bad teams even worse in September?

How lucky was Cleveland this year in getting such an easy finishing schedule to their season?

Who’s available in the free agent market?

A list of 2014’s likely available starting pitchers on the free agent market, and whom the Yankees might want to target for next year’s rotation.

MVP, Cy Young award, and how people vote for them.

How to divine the voters perceived difference between the terms best and valuable.

Yankee fans please don't throw home run balls back

Why are you emulating a Chicago Cubs tradition? We should hold ourselves to a higher standard.

Who is likely to fill in for Mariano Rivera?


Everyone assumes David Robertson will be the closer next year, but who else might be in the running if he falters?

It’s time to abandon ERA as a useful statistic

League ERA may be higher than 30 years ago, but it’s all due to the subjective decisions made by official scorers.

Yankee Offense 2.0: Is it for real?

How much of the recent surge in the new Yankees offense is from the new guys or old guys, and what can we hope for down the stretch.

MLB errors and their frequency trends


If you think scorers have been getting easier on handing out errors over the years, then you’re right.

Can the Yankees develop young pitchers? Part 3


The final installment in this trilogy looks at the draft, and how the Yankees have fared in turning picks into prospects.

Focal Point: Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter: How far can he climb up the all-time hits leader board?

Focal Point: Chris Stewart

Is it time we give him credit for his defense?

Focal Point: Zoilo Almonte

Zoilo Almonte has impressed in his time with the Yankees, but can he keep up his production?

Focal Point: Lyle Overbay

Is there hope that Overbay can replace more than just Teixeira’s glove?

What's driving Gardner's strong offensive season?

Looking at what Brett Gardner has done differently in 2013 to improve his offensive output.

The Yankees organization gets its comeuppance

The trickle turns into a stream, as fans decide to stay home or pay less to go to the ballpark.

Pitcher Velocity and the Aging Process


Why CC Sabathia’s velocity decline is normal, and what we might expect going forward.

Let’s can the DH


All the proof you ever needed to understand why the league with the DH shouldn't exist.

Chris Davis & Mark Teixeira: the changing fortunes


Plate discipline matters. Chris Davis has improved his plate discipline, while Mark Teixeira's fell last season. Two ex-Rangers prospects and their careers are going in different directions.

A.J. Burnett and the label


Were AJ. Burnett's struggles in New York really just in his head?

Yankees 7, Indians 0: Nuno wins, Warren saves


Yankee pitching stifles Cleveland's powerful offense to avoid doubleheader sweep. Vidal Nuno and Adam Warren team up to earn their first win and save, respectively.


Game 38: New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians

Nuno starts Game 2 of the old style double header.

These Yankees are from the Island of Misfit Toys


Sure to not win a Pulitzer, this thesis stunningly displayed in 2D, displays the link between your 2013 Yankees and this timeless classic.

How much skill and luck produced the Yanks record?


The Yankees have been better than expected, but why?

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