New York Yankees Analysis

2018 Year-End MLB Team Portfolio Rankings

by Andrew Perna & John Watson

Dec 26, 2018 5:34 PM

The Red Sox, Astros and Dodgers comprise this year's top-3 with the Yankees and Cubs right behind them. Read more »

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Grading The Deal: Yankees Add An Ace In James Paxton Trade

by John Watson

Nov 25, 2018 3:43 PM

So, the Yankees basically went out and got themselves an ace, even if it was one who has some question marks. Read more »

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Baseball In A Nutshell: AL Wild Card Preview

by John Watson

Oct 3, 2018 10:48 AM

The 2018 Athletics are basically a microcosm of baseball in 2018, built on the twin foundations of dingers and a lockdown bullpen. Read more »

Tags: New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, IQ

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Worry Index: Are The Yankees In Trouble?

by John Watson

Barring a complete and historic collapse, yes, the Yankees will make the postseason. But we have long lived in a world where Yankees fans expect more than the postseason, more than a pennant. Read more »
Predictions For The 2018 MLB Season (Bold, Tepid & Otherwise)

by John Watson

Predicting the regular season awards, division winners and what will happen in the always unpredictable October. Read more »
Grading The Offseason: AL East

by John Watson

How the Yankees, Red Sox, Rays, Jays and Orioles looked to improve this winter. Read more »
2017 Year-End MLB Team Portfolio Rankings

by Andrew Perna & John Watson

The Astros, Dodgers, Yankees, Indians and Cubs comprise our top-5 as we enter 2018. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Marlins Trade Giancarlo Stanton To Yankees

by John Watson

While you could certainly make an argument that New York should have held out for next year's premium quality free agent bumper crop, the Yankees are hedging their bets at worse in trading for Giancarlo Stanton. Read more »
2017 ALCS Preview: Houston Astros Vs. New York Yankees

by John Watson

The Astros were a 101-win team while the Yankees had a Pythagorean record of 101 wins. While Houston has a slight edge, this series is a proverbial toss-up. Read more »
Where The Wild Games Are: Previewing The AL & NL Wild Card Games

by John Watson

Predicting who's going to win a best-of-one series is always going to be a fool's errand. But let's at least look at both games and find some things to pay particular attention to during the games. Read more »
A Beautiful Mess: On The Crazy AL Wild Card Race

by John Watson

Only three teams are truly out of the Wild Card race, which will make the finals weeks of the season a glorious mess. Here's how we're sorting it out. Read more »
Grading The Deals: Lucroy, Wilson/Avila, Garcia

by John Watson

On Jonathan Lucroy to the Rockies, Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to the Cubs, and Jaime Garcia to the Yankees. Read more »
Grading the Deal: Yankees Go For It Trading For Todd Frazier

by John Watson

While Todd Frazier might be the biggest name moving and he certainly patches a glaring hole, he's not the most important part of the deal as the Yankees also improved their bullpen. Read more »
Is The Yankees' Offense Really This Good?

by John Watson

By most standards, New York started off the year as fringe contenders but their offense has given them a huge boost behind Aaron Judge, Aaron Hicks, Sartlin Castro and Jacoby Ellsbury. Read more »
Predictions For The 2017 MLB Season (Bold, Tepid & Otherwise)

by John Watson

Here are some predictions for the 2017 season, organized by team. If we make enough; some safe, some crazy, surely, we'll get some right, right? Cue: the rumbling laughter of the baseball gods. Read more »
Grading The Offseason: AL East

by John Watson

After an aggressive offseason, the Red Sox are the favorites to win the toughest division in the MLB even though any of the four teams could reach the playoffs. Read more »
2016 Year-End MLB Team Portfolio Rankings

by Andrew Perna & John Watson

The Cubs won the 2016 World Series but they rank behind the Dodgers and Red Sox in terms of the value of their collective assets. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Yankees Sign Matt Holliday To Be Stopgap DH

by Andrew Perna

The Yankees had limited options in free agency at designated hitter and their short-term deal with Matt Holliday was a good fallback option after Carlos Beltran. Read more »
One-Run And Done: The Most Lucky And Unlucky AL Contenders

by John Watson

Individual teams' records in one-run games are having a profound effect on the playoff races in the AL this season, and it's worth taking a look at, because itís pretty wild. Read more »
Rookie Rankings: Who's Number One (AL Edition)

by John Watson

Michael Fulmer, Chris Devenski, Tyler Naquin and Gary Sanchez headline the American League's best rookies. Read more »

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