EJ, Scott and Paul discuss the Giancarlo Stanton trade.
The Yankees have traded for Giancarlo Stanton. The Yankees will lose Starlin Castro and prospects Jorge Guzman and Jose Devers. The Marlins will send the Yankees some cash, likely about $35 million. 1. Murderers Row The 1927 Yankees are the go-to lazy heuristic for commentators who want to say that a team’s lineup is really […]
It’s not the awe-inspiring “breaking” we’ve seen from Miguel Sano as he snapped his bat like a twig in 2016. Or the much more humorous attempt at breaking that we’ve seen from the likes of Yasiel Puig, seeking, and failing to accomplish the same feat. This breaking is much more subtle, a metaphor for confusion that emerges when something […]
The method sports fans use to prepare themselves for a new generation of prospects is to draw comparisons. We do it all the time– maybe even too much. Comparisons are crude, inaccurate and based on so many subjective factors that we often blur the line between performance and aesthetic comps. Every short, hard-nosed middle infielder is […]