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New York Yankees: Interesting Stats for 4 Key Players »

Not only am I a Yankee fan, I am also a numbers fan.  The thing I love most about baseball is that there are stats that can be used to explain and analyze everything that happens on the field.  I used to be satisfied just by looking at the basic statistics: Who has the most homers?  Which pitcher has the lowest ERA?  But with [...]

Ivan Nova: Front-Runner for AL Rookie of the Year »

At this point in the season, the New York Yankees' Ivan Nova has to be seen as the clear front-runner for AL Rookie of the Year.  There aren't any legitimate candidates from the pool of position players.  Mark Trumbo has amassed 26 homers, but that has come along with a .256 batting average and sub-.300 OBP.  Desmond Jennings and [...]

New York Yankees: Curtis Granderson’s Chances at »

With roughly one month remaining in the MLB regular season, the AL MVP race is still quite a mess.Jose Bautista has the support of the sabermetric community, the Red Sox have three viable candidates in Jacoby Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia and Adrian Gonzalez and even Justin Verlander, a pitcher, is drawing consideration from a number of [...]

5 Potential September Call-Ups for the Yankees »

It's that time of year again in Major League Baseball.  Rosters expand from 25 men to 40 on September 1, and with that comes numerous September call-ups as teams who are out of contention look for chances to give young guys some experience, and those who are in contention try to fill some holes on their roster, usually in the bullpen. [...]