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Yankees 2015 Postmortem

brian cashman

“Pretty sure our trade deadline strategy is going to get criticized…”

The Yankees 2015 season is in the books.  They did better than everyone thought they would, but it sure did end ugly.  Read the rest of this entry

Yankees @Mets and @BlueJays – 6 games that determine whether they make the playoffs



After yesterday’s rest, the Yankees will play 17 games in 17 days and the first 6 could make or break their playoff chances.  Things are very scary for the Bronx Bombers right now. Read the rest of this entry

Blue Jays @ Yankees: 4 games in the Bronx that determine the season


The Yankees are starting a 4 game set with the Blue Jays tonight that will determine the 2015 season for them.  If they win the series (taking 3 of 4 or better), they still have a chance to win the division.  If the Bombers fold like Superman on laundry day, they’ll most likely still win the wild card and have to play the all or nothing play in-game, which is a total crapshoot.  There are three things I have my eye on for this series, so here we go.  Read the rest of this entry

@Yankees – More Runs, Please!


The Yankees have scored 2 runs or less 10 times so far this month and are 2-8 in said games, which makes sense.  Nevertheless, the Yankees are second in all of baseball in team runs scored (behind the Blue Jays) and in runs per game (also behind the Blue Jays) and also currently second in the AL East.  BEHIND.  THE.  BLUE.  JAYS.  Read the rest of this entry

Yankees are now 6 and 1 against Rays due to Mustache POWER!


Headmaster Greystash like a MoFu!

Every time Tampa got close, the Yankee offense blew them away. I can’t believe that’s the case, but it’s true. The Yankee offense is performing pretty well. And they’re 16-7 against right-handed pitchers! And this lefty heavy lineup is 5-5 against southpaws, which is better than I expected.  Read the rest of this entry

2015 Yankees: How Ya Like Me Now?

After starting the 2015 season 3-6 and losing their first three series, the Yankees have gone 13 for 16 and won five series in a row and they’re all alone in first place.  Anybody that says they saw this coming is a blatant LIAR (especially after Tanaka got hurt) and even the most passive Yankees fan has got to be eating this up with a spoon.   They’re going up to Toronto to play the sputtering Blue Jays next, and you’ve got to like their chances.  Hopefully this combination of timely offense, good defense (especially in the outfield) and amazing bullpen can keep it up.

The Yankees LOVE winning, man!

It’s a bit of an understatement to say that the New York Yankees have been impressive of late.  After an ugly 3-6 start and losing their first three series, the Yankees are now 13-8 and 8-2 in their last 10 games.  They’ve won 3 games in a row and have won their last 4 series against the Rays, Tigers(!), Mets and the Rays again, going for yet another sweep of the latter team again today.

Hats off the bullpen – they are really stealing the show right now.  KEEP IT UP, FELLAS!

The Best and Worst of the Yankees 2015 Opening Day


Another Opening Day is in the books.  Here’s the best and worst of the first Yankees game of 2015.  Read the rest of this entry

Thoughts on Yankees Opening Day, 2015


Even Nostradamus has no idea what the 2015 Yankees will do.

As we look forward to another season of New York Yankees baseball featuring a team populated by question marks, I can’t help but now turn my gaze outward to our unevenly scheduled division rivals.  Read the rest of this entry

Robertson to White Sox, Sad Keanu



David Robertson is going to the White Sox and I am bummed.  He got what people are calling a fair deal at 4 yrs/$46 million.

The Yankees are good at building a bullpen (I think it’s their best organizational skill) and I understand they wanted (and probably needed) an elite lefty (and they just signed one in Andrew Miller), but Robertson is a stud like me.   (I’m a stud, BTW.)  He’s 29 now, and I do understand that in the middle of this four year deal is when people start to downturn hard, but again, he’s a stud, so I don’t love this non-sign at all.  I get that the Yankees receive a first round pick, but this is a tough way to grab a pick!  Finally, I must acknowledge that the Yankees have a track record of developing  relievers in their farm system, so maybe they are higher on some of their guys on the way up then I realize.
Anyway, bummer.  Robertson was classy.

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