Last night the Yankees acquired Jaime Garcia in a trade with the Twins for two minor league players. With no disrespect meant to Dietrich Enns who is the other player the Yankees sent to Minnesota in exchange for Garcia, I’d like to focus on Zach Littell. Enns is 26 and has bumped around different levels … Continue reading Jaime Garcia’s projected “impact”
So approximately every 10 minutes or so there is another discussion about Sonny Gray, Yu Darvish and Justin Verlander going to teams that may be looking to improve their starting rotation for the last two months of the 2017 season and potential playoff runs. The Yankees of course, are invariably mentioned as a potential landing … Continue reading No way, Sonny Gray.
Today and tomorrow, we receive all that for which we clamored back in the 90’s: Inter-league play exactly the way the founding fathers of baseball drew it up - two mid-week summer games against Scooter Gennett and the 41-58, last place in the NL Central, Cincinnati Reds. I just checked my Magic 8 Ball and … Continue reading Yankees/Reds preview – 4 things to know:
I started a blog earlier today that was somewhat of a scouting report. I spent some time researching so we could have an idea of how Luis Cessa’s strengths and weaknesses matched up against the strengths and weaknesses of the Seattle lineup. Then there was an announcement that Cessa wouldn’t be starting today for the … Continue reading More nonsense
The Yankees are playing Seattle this weekend, and like every other time they do, I think of Robinson Cano and how criminally underrated and underappreciated he is by Yankee fans. Cano is a guy who started his career as a Yankee, is one of the ten best Yankee position players ever, is better than a … Continue reading 4 things you should know ’bout Cano:
Not sure if you heard, the Yankees made a trade yesterday. It was treated as big news and a big trade as it was all over social media as well as during the Simpleton Summer Camp game broadcast Tuesday night. Wednesday morning it was the talk of multiple radio stations on my commute, even the … Continue reading Yanks/ChiSox trade: Your new opinion.