Category Archives: Yankees

And you thought Victor Martinez was a mess …

Let me start by saying there are an awful lot of things to like about Francisco Cervelli. For one, he’s a catcher with a closer’s ferocity. It’s just that his ability to throw out base runners isn’t among them. Red … Continue reading

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Miguel Tejada: A lesson in why I can’t always believe my eyes

Those who believe strongly in advanced baseball statistics will often tell you can’t trust your eyes. I tend to ignore them when they say that.  I know what I see. Except, apparently, when I don’t. I was pretty stoked when … Continue reading

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Marcus Thames: You know, that other ex-Tigers outfielder

It’s fun to wistfully look back on the days when I thought Curtis Granderson might just hit 35 home runs this year in Yankee Stadium. Well, maybe it’s not that fun. It was easy then — you know, in February … Continue reading

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