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Getting Jon Lester would have been nice. Or Price. Either would have made my day.
Commented on Yankees acquire Martin Prado from Diamondbacks for Peter O`Brien on Jul 31 2014, 10:55p - 1 reply
When you talk about wRC, don't compare Prado to the MLB. Compare him to what he is replacing. Namely, Ichiro or Roberts.
Commented on Yankees acquire Martin Prado from Diamondbacks for Peter O`Brien on Jul 31 2014, 10:52p - 1 reply
Prado and Drew are not what I had hoped for, to be truthful.
Commented on Yankees designate Brian Roberts for assignment after Prado and Drew trades on Jul 31 2014, 10:46p - 1 reply
Next year, $25m or so just pops back onto the payroll courtesy of Alex Rodriguez.
Commented on Yankees designate Brian Roberts for assignment after Prado and Drew trades on Jul 31 2014, 10:42p - 1 reply
Jeter is not enough of a power hitter to be a right fielder. He's only one notch up from Suzuki.
Commented on Yankees designate Brian Roberts for assignment after Prado and Drew trades on Jul 31 2014, 10:38p
Zoilo Almonte doesn't look like a right fielder. McCann doesn't look like a first baseman. Ryan doesn't look like a second baseman.
Commented on Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 7/30/14 on Jul 30 2014, 4:01p - 1 reply
How about an actual right fielder? Byrd? Willingham? Rios? Anybody?
Commented on Yankees trade rumors: New York might not have the pieces to land Ian Kennedy on Jul 30 2014, 3:54p - 1 reply
Headley is better than ARod, period. Well, comma, then period.
Commented on Should the Yankees consider extending McCarthy and Headley? on Jul 30 2014, 3:48p
The Cubs want Doubront? Things like this are what make them the Cubs.
Commented on Yankees trade rumors: New York interested in Joaquin Benoit on Jul 30 2014, 3:38p - 1 reply
Derek Jeter is not the problem. Starting pitching isn't even the worst problem.
Commented on yankee pitching and random thoughts on Jul 28 2014, 11:38p
I would prefer to see any upgrades made in 2014 be pointed towards the future, not just the next eight weeks.
Commented on Best Course of Action for Yanks on Jul 28 2014, 11:34p
Byrd is the word. Marlon, that is.
Commented on Yankees trade rumors: New York interested in Alex Rios on Jul 28 2014, 11:28p
Jake 'Bat' Cave.
Commented on Baby Bomber Recap 7/27/14: Jake Cave nearly hits for the cycle again; Renzo Martini hits grand slam for Staten Island on Jul 28 2014, 11:27p
for Jake Cave 3-4, 3B, HR, 3 RBI
Voted on Jul 28 2014, 11:27p
Brett Gardner is the best player on this team right now. Period.
Commented on Yankees weekly wrap-up: Headley shines in first week with Yankees on Jul 28 2014, 11:26p
for Someone else (tell us who in the comments!)
Voted on Jul 28 2014, 11:24p
The 25 man roster next year will have at least three 'name' players that aren't here now.
Commented on Opening day 2015 25 man on Jul 27 2014, 12:30a - 1 reply
Just be grateful baseball isn't like hockey and basketball (yet), where 16 teams spend 2 1/2 months doing playoffs.
Commented on The Yankees and the silliness of the second Wild Card spot on Jul 27 2014, 12:21a - 1 reply
Capuano and Francis. I know that they're the end of the rotation and the end of the pen, but jeeezzzz.
Commented on Yankees 4, Blue Jays 6: Late inning mistakes doom Yankees on Jul 27 2014, 12:15a - 2 replies
Capuano: Yawn.
Commented on Yankees acquire Chris Capuano for cash consideration on Jul 25 2014, 1:28p
It goes down as a complete game victory for David Phelps over Yu Darvish. Chew on that for awhile.
Commented on Yankees GIFs: Rain delay theater and ridiculous dugout hijinks on Jul 25 2014, 1:26p
I was at the game three years ago in which Jesus Montero hit two home runs.
Commented on Baby Bomber Recap 7/24/14: Zoilo Almonte hits three dingers; Caleb Smith allows two hits in six innings on Jul 25 2014, 1:23p
I only remember 50 or 60 times.
Commented on Yankees trade rumors: Francisco Cervelli drawing interest from White Sox and Rockies on Jul 25 2014, 1:16p
The starters have a 2.12 ERA over the last dozen games. If that holds against Toronto this weekend, then live with this staff.
Commented on yankee pitching for the stretch run on Jul 25 2014, 11:51a
de la Rosa? No. Who is he better than that we have right now?
Commented on Yankees rumors: New York reportedly discussing Jorge de la Rosa with Colorado Rockies on Jul 25 2014, 11:49a
Remind me of why we traded Kennedy in the first place. To get Granderson.
Commented on Yankees rumors: New York reportedly discussing Ian Kennedy trade with San Diego Padres on Jul 25 2014, 11:46a
People who think Ellsbury is better than Gardner are overvaluing stolen bases.
Commented on Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 7/25/14 on Jul 25 2014, 11:38a - 1 reply
My thoughts too. What a great AAAA player he is.
Commented on Baby Bomber Recap 7/24/14: Zoilo Almonte hits three dingers; Caleb Smith allows two hits in six innings on Jul 25 2014, 11:25a
for Zoilo Almonte 4-6, 3 HR, 7 RBI, 2 K
Voted on Jul 25 2014, 11:24a
I don't know much about the Rockies' pitching, which suggests that there isn't much to know.
Commented on Yankees trade rumors: Francisco Cervelli drawing interest from White Sox and Rockies on Jul 25 2014, 11:23a
The Marlon Byrd thing sounds good. So would Marlon Perkins at this point.
Commented on Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 7/24/14 on Jul 24 2014, 10:00p
Don't the Yankees already know what kind of pitcher Kennedy is? Isn't he the same guy in a bigger ballpark now?
Commented on Yankees Trade Rumors: New York scouting Ian Kennedy on Jul 24 2014, 9:50p
Austin Romain? Lettuce hope this deal isn't made. Cashman would be a complete Trader if it were.
Commented on Yankees Trade Rumors: New York scouting Ian Kennedy on Jul 24 2014, 9:48p
From today's NY Times:
Commented on Yankees 4, Rangers 2: McCarthy shines again as Yankees take series on Jul 24 2014, 9:46p
I think you have to add a healthy Teixeira to the list.
Commented on McCann and Beltran are the keys to the Yankees' playoff chances on Jul 23 2014, 6:10p
Segedin's 5 ribbies wins the day. Sorry, ManBan.
Commented on Baby Bomber Recap 7/22/14: Five scoreless innings for Manny Banuelos; three hits for Rob Refsnyder on Jul 23 2014, 6:02p
for Rob Segedin 2-4, HR, 5 RBI, BB
Voted on Jul 23 2014, 6:01p
Anything positive from Alex Rodriguez will be a pleasant surprise.
Commented on Yankees acquire Chase Headley: What does this mean for Alex Rodriguez? on Jul 23 2014, 5:59p
for Wait and see what Headley does before making that call
Voted on Jul 23 2014, 5:55p
With Kelly Johnson the Disabled List, this move looks like an act of genius.
Commented on Yankees acquire Chase Headley: Good move, bad move or non-move? on Jul 23 2014, 5:54p
Just when you thought it was safe to make out a lineup card with major league players at every position, this happens.
Commented on Kelly Johnson placed on DL with strained groin, Chris Leroux recalled, Bruce Billings gone on Jul 23 2014, 5:53p
Burnett has already shown himself to be one of those guys who can't get it done in New York, like Kenny Rogers, Ed Whitson, and a number of others.
Commented on Yankees trade rumors: John Danks and A.J. Burnett can be traded to New York without their consent on Jul 23 2014, 5:48p - 1 reply
This is a logical move.
Commented on Yankees acquire Chase Headley: Good move, bad move or non-move? on Jul 23 2014, 5:46p
for Logical move
Voted on Jul 23 2014, 5:40p
We could do worse. Rios is probably a better player than John Mayberry, although not a backup at first.
Commented on Yankees Potential Trade Target: Alex Rios on Jul 21 2014, 2:36p - 1 reply
Two things-
Commented on Open Thread 7/21/14: You Have The Conch on Jul 21 2014, 2:30p
I thought Jeter had a high WRC against lefties. Enough of one that Cincy took out a lefty and put in a righty just for him yesterday.
Commented on Yankees Potential Trade Target: John Mayberry on Jul 21 2014, 2:24p - 2 replies
The Yankees are facing Darvish, and have had problems with Colby Lewis at times. The other guys are just names. Like Whitley and Greene.
Commented on Yankees vs. Rangers series preview: Build on the momentum of a sweep on Jul 21 2014, 2:19p - 1 reply
for Three
Voted on Jul 21 2014, 2:12p
A lot of very good pitchers got creamed the first time out.
Commented on D*%& You Shane Greene! on Jul 21 2014, 12:14p - 1 reply
An actual, every day right fielder is the answer here.
Commented on Should The Yankees Re-Sign Ichiro? on Jul 21 2014, 12:12p - 1 reply
for No
Voted on Jul 21 2014, 12:06p
When Jeter wears that camo #2, he is practically invisible!
Commented on Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 7/21/14 on Jul 21 2014, 12:02p
Refsnyder is hitting .244 because he hasn't been promoted to a higher league in almost a month. That needs to be fixed.
Commented on Baby Bomber Recap 7/20/14: Adonis Garcia and Zoilo Almonte combine for six hits in blowout RailRiders win on Jul 21 2014, 11:54a - 1 reply
for Zoilo Almonte 3-6, 2 2B, 2 K
Voted on Jul 21 2014, 11:52a
If Pineda returns to the rotation, I could live with Kuroda, McCarthy, Phelps, Pineda, and Greene.
Commented on Yankees rumors: Could the Yankees make a play for Edwin Jackson? Will Ian Kennedy even be available? on Jul 21 2014, 11:50a
Nice to see Severino pick up where he left off. AAA by seasons's end? September call-up?
Commented on Baby Bomber Recap 7/19/14: Luis Severino has one-run debut in Double-A; Caleb Smith pitches six shutout innings on Jul 20 2014, 12:58p - 2 replies
for Tyler Wade 4-5, 2B, 2 RBI
Voted on Jul 20 2014, 12:57p
Someone who the fans can truly relate to.
Commented on Yankees 7, Reds 1: McCarthy solid as offense comes alive on Jul 20 2014, 12:40a
We may not be interested in Dan Uggla, but we're also not interested in seeing what Refsnyder could be doing for us.
Commented on Yankees Rumors: Brian Cashman has no interest in Dan Uggla on Jul 20 2014, 12:37a
Surprises? How about Teixeira and Roberts not being hurt?
Commented on Yankees 2014 first half surprises on Jul 20 2014, 12:32a
Have you sold the movie rights yet?
Commented on Off of the DL, Into the Cannon: The Eduardo Nunez Files on Jul 16 2014, 12:04p - 1 reply
Why can't we have a New York Yankees 1 and a New York Yankees 2?
Commented on Baby Bomer Recap 7/15/14: Abiatal Avelino picks up two hits as Yankees' Gulf Coast League affiliates clash on Jul 16 2014, 12:02p - 1 reply
for Junior Valera 3-5, triple, RBI, SB
Voted on Jul 16 2014, 12:02p
If the Yankees locked obviously talented young players into long term contracts then we wouldn't constantly be having this conversation.
Commented on The Yankees need both David Robertson and Dellin Betances next year on Jul 16 2014, 12:01p
I wouldn't pin all my hopes on Whitley and Greene.
Commented on Yankees promote Luis Severino and Jake Cave from High-A Tampa to Double-A Trenton on Jul 16 2014, 11:57a
Yankee- hating stats. It's that simple.
Commented on Why have Jacoby Ellsbury's defensive metrics been unfavorable? on Jul 16 2014, 11:53a
I have trouble seeing the Yankees as being sufficient contenders to think that picking up this guy will make any difference.
Commented on Yankees potential trade target: Josh Willingham on Jul 15 2014, 5:33p
RE: Mel Hall
Commented on Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 7/15/14 on Jul 15 2014, 5:24p - 2 replies
How many times have we marveled at the Yankees' failure to extend players when it could get done reasonably and then watched them have to overpay later to keep them?
Commented on The Yankees need both David Robertson and Dellin Betances next year on Jul 15 2014, 4:06p - 1 reply
for Extend him right now
Voted on Jul 15 2014, 4:03p
I like books. I want to win one.
Commented on All-Star Game predictions and "How the Yankees Explain New York" giveaway & review on Jul 15 2014, 4:02p
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