Tag Archives: New York Yankees

HOF Case – Gary Sheffield

Joe Reeks | January 21, 2019

Gary Sheffield was a Right-handed power hitter that was known for having one of the quickest bats in the game. This marks his 5th year on the Hall of Fame ballot. Will he get enough love from the Baseball Writers Association of America to get inducted this year? Continue reading

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What the Yankees’ Signing of DJ LeMahieu Means Going Forward

Alex Kielar | January 13th, 2019

On Friday, the Yankees reached an agreement with three-time gold glove winner and 2016 National League batting champion DJ LeMahieu. The deal is worth $24 million for 2 years and puts the Yankees above the luxury tax line at the moment. LeMahieu was the top free agent at the second base position, but the Yankees view him as a versatile player who they look to use at first and third base as well.

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Manny Machado, Future Yankee?

Daniel Corrigan | December 22nd, 2018

In my last article, I mapped out the possibilities for where Bryce Harper will be playing next year. In that piece, I said that Harper will be a Phillie. I still think that but that could have some serious impact on Machado’s decision. I will format this the same way I did with my Harper article.

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HOF Case – Roger Clemens

Logan Whaley | November 24th, 2018

Heading into his sixth year of eligibility, Roger Clemens seems destined to get the call. Sitting at a respectable 57.3% of the vote, Clemens is among a prestigious group of ballplayers who look to cement their legacy on baseball’s grandest stage. The question remains: Is this the year Roger Clemens wears the gold jacket? Continue reading

Yankees Starting Early with Paxton Trade

Christopher Dinkins | November 20th, 2018

Now it’s time for the New York Yankees to attempt to make a run at 2019 and upgrade their pitching staff. The off-season has gotten off to a major start with the acquisition of James Paxton coming to New York from the Seattle Mariners for three prospects. The biggest name out of those prospects being Justus Sheffield, who everyone had high hopes for, but unfortunately after a late-season call-up last season which really did not pan out as hoped, he became expendable. Continue reading