In the event you missed the season’s second game between the Yankees and the Orioles, I’ve got your back. Here’s what you need to know: Using an “opener” works. Yesterday, one of the worst teams in baseball held one of the best offenses in baseball to one run through eight innings and only three runs … Continue reading Brandon Hyde 1, Aaron Boone 0.
Month: March 2019
Did you see the game yesterday?
If you’re a baseball fan, opening day is one of the more exciting days of the year for numerous reasons. All have been thoroughly discussed before, so for the sake of brevity, I’ll bypass that part of today’s post because I really want to talk about yesterday’s game between the Yankees and the Orioles. If … Continue reading Did you see the game yesterday?
Good News NYY: Mike Tauchman
I’m going to get hypothetical on you today, even though I gave you a pretty big clue as to where my leading headline is…well…heading. What if I told you that the Yankees added a left-handed hitting outfielder, who over the past two seasons and 946 plate appearances in AAA, Averaged .397 OBP and .563 SLG … Continue reading Good News NYY: Mike Tauchman
Gio Gonzalez? Time for the opener.
For the sake of brevity, I don’t want to get into a detailed analysis and discussion of using an “opener”. We know that it works in theory and we know Tampa Bay had a lot of success with it last season. But we also know that it takes a certain amount of “buy-in” from the … Continue reading Gio Gonzalez? Time for the opener.
Speed up the Game? Do this:
MLB announced recently that it reached an agreement with the independent Atlantic League wherein the Atlantic League will implement a series of rules and logistical changes designed to improve the pace of play. MLB will then monitor the results to see if it would like to implement the changes on the big league level at … Continue reading Speed up the Game? Do this: