2015-2016 Offseason MLB Trade Reviews

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) Athletics acquire OF Chris Coghlan Cubs acquire RHP Aaron Brooks With the Dexter Fowler signing imminent, the Cubs traded away Chris Coghlan, who was slotted to be a fifth outfielder at best. Aaron Brooks isn’t much of a return, but pitching depth is more valuable to them at the moment thanContinue reading “2015-2016 Offseason MLB Trade Reviews”

Yankees Lose, But Season Not A Loss

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) The Yankees’ 2015 season crashed and burned in three hours last night, as they were shut down by the Houston Astros in the wild card play-in game. It was a bad matchup on paper, with Cy Young front runner Dallas Keuchel dominating the lefty-heavy Yankees lineup two previous time already inContinue reading “Yankees Lose, But Season Not A Loss”

2014 MLB Preview #9: The New York Yankees

The New York Yankees (90-72) Team Ace: CC Sabathia Breakout Player: Michael Pineda The Yankees have an extremely wide range of outcomes for this season, and I decided to go by the numbers with my favorite team (partly because I felt it was a way to be less bias, and mostly because it seemed reallyContinue reading “2014 MLB Preview #9: The New York Yankees”

#9. The New York Yankees: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#9. The New York Yankees Team Ace: C.C. Sabathia Most Valuable Position Player: Robinson Cano Breakout Candidate: Michael Pineda Notable Offseason Additions: Kevin Youkelis, Travis Hafner, Mariano Rivera (Injury) Notable Offseason Losses: Nick Swisher, Russell Martin, Raphael Soriano, Eric Chavez, Raul Ibanez, Alex Rodriguez (Injury), Mark Teixeira (Injury), Curtis Granderson (Injury) Biggest Team Weakness: ThirdContinue reading “#9. The New York Yankees: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings”