Michael King

New York Yankees #73 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 05/25/95
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Weight: 210
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Yankees Potential Free Agent Target: Brandon Workman

4

The right-hander was bad in 2020, but he was absolutely lights out in 2019, which represents the bigger sample.

Internal bullpen options need to step up for the Yankees

18

There is still time and money to bring another veteran reliever, but the unit won’t be elite unless a couple of pitchers already on the roster take the next step.

NYY News: Taillon’s frustrations

72

Jameson Taillon expresses his frustration with the league’s actions; Why Brett Gardner may, or may not, return to New York; Luke Voit, Aaron Judge among those already working out in Tampa.

The Yankees need to continue to pursue starting pitching depth

72

The shortened 2020 season will almost certainly cause injuries that will strain pitching depth.

Checking up on the state of the Yankees’ bullpen

20

With a nearly untouched selection of arms from last year’s club, the Yankees are ready to run it back with a couple of minor changes.

Why the Yankees decided Adam Ottavino was expendable

12

A better use of resources explains the Yankees’ thinking here.

There is a home for the Yankees’ rookies in the bullpen

53

The rotation was an ambitious ask, but the Yankees’ pitching youth movement now might shift to the bullpen.

Yankees agree to deal with Corey Kluber, per report

+

The two-time Cy Young winner will help fill out the back of the Yankees’ rotation.

Yankees Free Agent Target: Julio Teherán

2

A check-up for the almost entirely absent Yankees starting rotation, and a budgetarily conscious minor patch-job.

All-Time Marlins Countdown: Chapter 89

+

Today’s chapter is headlined by current Marlins first baseman/right fielder Garrett Cooper.

Remembering the last time the Yankees trusted youth in the rotation

23

The ill-fated 2008 rotation is a cautionary tale for the 2021 Yankees.

Michael King is the Yanks’ most improbable 2021 breakout candidate

6

A sinkerballer with an underwhelming swinging strike rate so far in his career, King has made strides with his secondaries and could take off next season