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Pinstripe Alley Dec 3, 2019
Yankees Potential Free Agent Target: Brett Gardner

Yankees Potential Free Agent Target: Brett Gardner

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports It’s in the Yankees’ best interest to bring back twelve-year veteran and longest tenured Yankee Brett Gardner. The Yankees are going to have to make some interesting moves regarding their outfield this offseason now that center fielder Aaron Hicks is out until mid-season recovering from surgery. There are plenty of great options on the free-agent market when it comes to outfielders, yet, simply put, the Yankees must re-sign Brett Gardner. Brett Gardner made $7.5 million in 2019 and hit the most home runs of his career (28) while playing in 141 games for...
Pinstripe Alley Dec 3, 2019
Aaron Hicks can still be a big factor for the Yankees in 2020

Aaron Hicks can still be a big factor for the Yankees in 2020

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Hicks will still be recovering from Tommy John surgery when next season begins, but he can have an impact right when he returns. Aaron Hicks’ arrival on the Yankees’ 2019 ALCS roster was unexpected, to say the least. After battling injuries for most of the season, which allowed him to play in just 59 games before the playoffs, Hicks was believed to be done for the year in September after suffering what was later revealed to be a partially torn UCL. After working out his arm with a throwing program in Arizona, Hicks told the Yanks he felt good to go, and...
Pinstripe Alley Dec 2, 2019
NYY news: On Scott Boras, Clint Frazier, and more

NYY news: On Scott Boras, Clint Frazier, and more

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Trade scenarios for Clint Frazier; Gerrit Cole’s Yankees rejection put him on the right path; What Scott Boras will say at the Winter Meetings NJ.com | Randy Miller: There’s a lot of speculation that the Yankees could trade Clint Frazier this offseason, even with Aaron Hicks recovering from Tommy John surgery. While some believe Hicks’ injury could finally give Frazier an opportunity with the Yankees, Brett Gardner is expected back with the team and Mike Tauchman emerged as a better option than Frazier for the fourth outfield spot. Miller highlights...
Pinstripe Alley Dec 1, 2019
NYY news: Could Yankees add to their super bullpen?

NYY news: Could Yankees add to their super bullpen?

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Phillies could target Yankees free agents; Yankees could be a suitor for Blake Treinen; Starling Marte could replace Aaron Hicks. CBS Sports | Dayn Perry: As we get deeper and deeper into the offseason, rumors have obviously circulated about free agent signings and/or potential trades. Just recently, rumors came out that the Phillies might be interested in a few Yankees’ free agents. After hiring former Yankees’ manager Joe Girardi, it might make sense for the Phillies to go after a Yankee. It is rumored that they might be interested former Yankees...
Pinstripe Alley Nov 26, 2019
Mike Tauchman should have a prominent role with the Yankees in 2020

Mike Tauchman should have a prominent role with the Yankees in 2020

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Tauchman’s season ended in disappointing fashion, but it shouldn’t cloud how he was performing before his injury. When the Yankees brought in Mike Tauchman from Colorado before the 2019 season began, it felt like nothing more than an emergency depth move brought on by lingering back issues for Aaron Hicks. As the season began to unfold, Tauchman performed like a 28-year-old who had only played in 52 major league games, logging a 76 wRC+ through 20 games in the first month of the season. As Tauchman continued to see regular playing time, though, his...
Pinstripe Alley Nov 22, 2019
Did the Yankees make the same mistake with Aaron Hicks and Jacoby Ellsbury?

Did the Yankees make the same mistake with Aaron Hicks and Jacoby Ellsbury?

Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports Did the Yankees lock themselves into a long-term relationship with an injury-prone player? The end of Jacoby Ellsbury’s tenure with the Yankees has been nothing short of a nightmare. Injuries have ravaged Ellsbury’s career, keeping him from even getting on the field since 2017. His maladies have ranged from concussions, to oblique strains, to plantar fasciitis, to the eventual hip surgery that derailed his entire 2018 season. It certainly was a frustrating roller coaster ride for team and player. The completion of this saga, which came with Ellsbury’s...
Pinstripe Alley Nov 17, 2019
NYY news: Clint Frazier’s complicated trade market

NYY news: Clint Frazier’s complicated trade market

Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports The Yankees need to make a decision for the backup catcher spot; Under the radar free agents for Cashman to consider; Frazier’s trade value is complicated New York Post | Ken Davidoff: The elbow injury suffered by Aaron Hicks might have opened some doors in the Yankees’ outfield, but it’s still unclear where Clint Frazier will fit in next season. Frazier has been a topic of discussion at the GM Meetings in Arizona, and there seems to be an overall feeling that his trade market isn’t quite as strong as it was last offseason. With that being said,...
Pinstripe Alley Nov 12, 2019
Who should be the Yankees’ fourth outfielder in 2020?

Who should be the Yankees’ fourth outfielder in 2020?

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Yankees have a variety of options when it comes to who their fourth outfielder should be in 2020, but there is a correct choice. As of right now, in terms of who the Yankees are paying in 2020, their outfield will consist of Aaron Hicks, Aaron Judge, and Giancarlo Stanton. With all three of these players very injury-prone—and Hicks start to start the first half on the injured list—the fourth outfielder will play a critical role in 2020. There are a few different routes the Yankees could go down when it comes to who that fourth outfielder will be. The...
Pinstripe Alley Nov 10, 2019
NYY news: The calm before the storm

NYY news: The calm before the storm

Photo by Mike Stobe/ Yankees have work to do at GM Meetings; Left-handed hitting options who aren’t Lindor; What the future holds for Tauchman SNY | Danny Abriano: Major League Baseball’s General Manager Meetings get underway tomorrow in Scottsdale, Arizona. These meetings traditionally don’t generate the same type of buzz as the Winter Meetings, but expect a fair dose of hot stove action. That’s inevitable when all 30 GMs end up in one place. Last year the Yankees signed CC Sabathia during this conference, and they learned that James Paxton was available. Plus the Aaron Hicks...
Pinstripe Alley Nov 9, 2019
Yankees 2019 Roster Report Card: Aaron Hicks

Yankees 2019 Roster Report Card: Aaron Hicks

Photo by Elsa/ Hicks’ 2019 was marred by injuries after signing his extension. If you just watch a highlight reel of the season without knowing anything else about it, you might think that Aaron Hicks was an integral part of the 2019 Yankees. In reality, he missed nearly two-thirds of the season as well as the ALDS. He was involved in two of the more memorable plays from the season, however. He just wasn’t too much of a factor due to the injuries he suffered, including one that will affect him into 2020. Grade: C 2019 Statistics: 59 games, 255 plate appearances, .235/.325/.443, 12...

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