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Pinstripe Alley Apr 18, 2018
Looking back at the Yankees’ trade for Gleyber Torres

Looking back at the Yankees’ trade for Gleyber Torres

Let’s look back to when the Yankees acquired Gleyber Torres now that there’s chatter about a call up. One of the biggest moments of the Yankees’ rebuild was actually a listless, boring series against the Rays. In a three-game set with Tampa Bay in July of 2016, the Yankees dropped all three games, pushing them to an even 52-52 at the trade deadline. Even though it was apparent for weeks prior that the Yankees should sell off their short-term contracts like Carlos Beltran, Aroldis Chapman, and Andrew Miller, the Steinbrenners believed they could still compete right up to the...
Pinstripe Alley Apr 15, 2018
What to make of Tommy Kahnle’s early struggles

What to make of Tommy Kahnle’s early struggles

Tommy Kahnle looks a shell of himself early on. What is there to make of his drop in velocity? Velocity is one of the more important things to keep an eye on early in the season. Unlike most statistics, which can take weeks and months to really become reliable, velocity tends to stabilize pretty quickly. Big leaps forward or steps backward in terms of velocity can be meaningful even in the opening days of the year. I went through this earlier in the week in detailing the most significant velocity changers on the Yankees. Luis Severino and Aroldis Chapman profile as the two most important...
Pinstripe Alley Apr 15, 2018
The Yankees should be concerned about Aroldis Chapman

The Yankees should be concerned about Aroldis Chapman

Aroldis Chapman’s dip in his fastball speed looks like a concerning trend. On Thursday, Jake looked into some early season storylines concerning pitch velocity for some Yankee hurlers, including Aroldis Chapman. Always known for his blazing fastball, Chapman has seen a downtick in velocity to start the season, resulting in some nail-biting finishes with Chapman on the mound, like Wednesday’s win in Fenway. Chapman isn’t alone. So much talk is made about a pitcher’s trend in velocity so far this season. Just ask Kenley Jansen. For some, the situation corrects itself as the weather...

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