MLB: ALCS-Houston Astros at New York Yankees

OOTP Universe Yankees: A forgettable week

Before the season began, the series against the Angels, Astros, Indians, and Red Sox all in a row were marked on the calendar as perhaps the toughest stretch of the season. In last week’s edition, the alternate universe Yankees took two of three in Anaheim to start strong. The real-life Yanks swept the Angels. This […]

MLB: New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels

Where did Brett Gardner’s power go?

On Opening Day, Brett Gardner hit his first home run of the season. After blasting a career-high 21 dingers in 2017, his game one home run seemed to be the continuation of his power surge. Yet, the 34-year-old outfielder hasn’t hit another home run in 21 games thereafter. Decline is inevitable for all players, and for one of Gardner’s […]

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The improved Didi Gregorius

Didi Gregorius didn’t need to get better at hitting. He had already improved in each of the three previous years with the Yankees. In his first year, he merely needed to prove that his offense was passable to play him everyday. In his second season in pinstripes, he began showing unexpected power. Last year, he […]

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Sonny Gray has made an adjustment

When it’s this early in the regular season, it’s silly to make much of any individual player’s performance. Even though it can be frustrating to see someone get off to a slow start or exciting to see a player shoot out of the gate, the fact is that these kinds of streaks happen throughout the […]