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Girardi: Bullpen maestro

Ever since Joe Girardi took helm of the Yankees way back in 2008, fans have been dismayed at his poor bullpen management. Girardi seemed unable to call the right reliever to face the task at hand. And sites like Bleacher Report, The Sports Quotient, Bronx Bomber Ball, and SB Nation’s Pinstripe Alley were quick to […]


ALDS Game 5 Preview

It’s hard to make an analytics post based on four games of a playoff series. It’s even harder to draw conclusions from these since they are short series that have almost no correlation with what has been done throughout the regular season (i.e. the Los Angeles Dodgers sweeping the Arizona Diamondbacks.) But, given the final […]


Are we still missing Jeter?

Last week, Didi Gregorius launched his 20th home run of the season, achieving a feat that former Yankees great Derek Jeter never did: having back-to-back 20 home run seasons by a shortstop. Over his career, Jeter’s peak ISO was .204, which he reached in 1999 after batting .349/.438/.552 with 19 home runs in 739 plate […]