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Pinstripe Alley Sep 11, 2020
The Yankees’ outfield depth has taken a huge hit in 2020

The Yankees’ outfield depth has taken a huge hit in 2020

Photo by Mitchell Layton/ Longevity has been hard to find in the Yankees’ outfield this season, with many players either injured or struggling. Entering the season, the Yankees had enviable outfield depth. Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are established stars, Aaron Hicks a reliable center fielder, Mike Tauchman and Brett Gardner provided defensive expertise with some offensive upside, and Clint Frazier and Miguel Andujar started the year as good offensive performers with defensive questions. As a whole, the group was impressive. Fast forward a few weeks, and the unit has been...
Pinstripe Alley Sep 9, 2020
Mike Tauchman has been jammed up for the Yankees

Mike Tauchman has been jammed up for the Yankees

Photo by Mitchell Layton/ It’s not the bat, Mike. It’s you. This season, Mike Tauchman certainly hasn’t been able to reproduce his 2019, even if his outfield defense is still as staunch as ever. Last week, Tom wrote about how Mike Tauchman might not be the player the Yankees hoped. As Tom noted, Tauchman’s hitting almost everything the other way, as he currently sports the fifth-highest oppo-rate in MLB.However, the problem isn’t that Tauchman is hitting the ball to left field, it’s the way that he’s doing it. We’ve seen a number of right-handed Yankee hitters over the...
Pinstripe Alley Sep 2, 2020
It’s time for the Yankees to re-evaluate Mike Tauchman

It’s time for the Yankees to re-evaluate Mike Tauchman

Photo by Mike Stobe/ He’s still a part of their future, but probably only as a depth piece. Depth is obviously an important part of any team, particularly one with as many injury woes as the Yankees. However, it’s important to remember that, through the highs and the lows, usually these players are regarded as “depth” for a reason. You like your chances when they have to fill in a few times a week, but once you start asking for contributions above their pay grade, there’s a problem. Mike Tauchman is the poster child of this enigma for the Yankees. Aside from Gio Urshela, there...

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