Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Yankees players have had a lot to say about the league’s biggest story. Ever since pitchers and catchers reported to camp last week, we’ve heard from the players en masse for the first time since the end of last season.
2019 saw the New York Yankees and the Astros face off in the ALCS for the AL Pennant, which came down to a walk-off home run from Jose Altuve in game 6, which in its’ own regard, is still questioned about its’ legitimacy.
Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images The commissioner’s comments mean Houston will have to be pitched carefully. As someone wiser than Houston Astros’ PR team once said, it’s better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
PECOTA Projections show the New York Yankees as No.1 The baseballpropectus.com has issued its crystal ball 2020 projections. They are done annually and throughout the season. On the site, they issue a warning: “Please remember that PECOTA and our simulations do not “pick” a team to “win” any particular number of games.
The New York Yankees have reported to Spring Training and games are just around the corner. Manager Aaron Boone spoke to the media on Monday and has spoken about certain players and alluded to who’s going to be playing where.
In my previous article, I took a look at each of the New York Yankees position players and gave a rundown of what they need to prove going into this upcoming season. In this article, I will highlight the pitchers instead.
Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Enjoy spring training as an indication of baseball returning, but don’t put too much stock in the performances. As the New York Yankees prepare to start their spring training play rather soon, there are a few things we need to keep in mind.
Nobody imagined New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton would record just 59 at-bats in 2019, and due to a variety of different injuries, he was unable to make an impact on their 103-win conquest towards an ALCS appearance.
Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images PECOTA projects Giancarlo Stanton will have a good year; scouts think Gerrit Cole will live up to hype; Gleyber Torres believes the Astros cheated last year; Tauchman healthy ahead of Opening Day NJ.com | Joe Giglio: It’d be an understatement to say that 2019 was a rough season for Giancarlo Stanton.
Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images The first step to getting the ace-version of Severino in 2020 is by eliminating his tendency to tip pitches. Last week, Luis Severino revealed the steps he’s taken to combat his problems with tipping pitches.