The right-hander was bad in 2020, but he was absolutely lights out in 2019, which represents the bigger sample.
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.
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.
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.
The rotation was an ambitious ask, but the Yankees’ pitching youth movement now might shift to the bullpen.
A check-up for the almost entirely absent Yankees starting rotation, and a budgetarily conscious minor patch-job.