MLB: New York Yankees at Washington Nationals

Chase Headley’s 2015 of Career Worsts

When the Yankees signed Chase Headley to a 4-year, $52 million deal last season, it was fairly uncontroversial…especially for a Yankees contract. Headley was seen as an unspectacular player, but one that brought enough value with his bat and glove to be at least an average everyday third baseman for the team. Without any other […]

MLB: AL Wild Card Game-Houston Astros at New York Yankees

Yankees trade reliever Wilson to Tigers

Two days, two trades for the New York Yankees during this year’s Winter Meetings. Yesterday, the Yankees shipped the reliable Adam Warren and exuberant Brendan Ryan off to Chicago in exchange for the services of soon to be 26-year-old Starlin Castro. Today, they’ve traded reliever Justin Wilson to the Detroit Tigers for righthanded pitching prospects Luis Cessa and […]

MLB: AL Wild Card Game-Houston Astros at New York Yankees

Solving the Yankees’ bullpen conundrum

The Yankees’ bullpen was the subject of much chatter last fall. A small, effective cluster of relievers was suddenly pegged as overachieving, and serious doubt was cast on its future. For a month or two following the trade deadline, many questioned Brian Cashman’s inability to score a big-time arm to help secure games, and ultimately, their bullpen […]