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Old 10-12-2018, 05:49 PM   #44051
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

...maybe...he's not a pitcher so we could see him back around ASB next season...which leads me to:




Impending FA

Andrew McCutchen
Brett Gardner (12.5 mil Team Option for 2019...2 mill if the Yanks decline)
David Robertson
J.A. Happ
Lance Lynn
Zach Britton
C.C. Sabathia
Adeiny Hechavarria
Neil Walker

My take is Yes Robertson, Happ, Walker...No to the rest.
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Old 10-12-2018, 06:40 PM   #44052
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

Any particular reason for Walker? Would prefer rounding out the roster with players like Hechy where either speed or defense is dynamic
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Old 10-12-2018, 09:54 PM   #44053
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

Walker could play 2B if we just want to slide Torres over to SS (which is his natural position anyway), and is an option at 1B if Voit regresses to the mean and Bird doesn't pan out. Also a switch hitter in a sea of righties.
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Old 10-13-2018, 08:16 AM   #44054
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

Yeah basically the above plus with Didi out now its more a need to keep status quo in check...but only a 1yr deal.

Also to clarify for D-Ro i would only want to give at most a 2yr deal. If someone comes in with an over the top deal im ok with him leaving. Happ....need to get this guy back in the fold.
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Old 10-13-2018, 01:28 PM   #44055
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

Walker’s also 33 and hit .219/.309/.354. Outside of a few weeks he was a pitcher with a high walk rate

The lineup made a lot of easy outs. Almost 2000/6200 PA went to guys hitting under .240 (sorry Gardner). It’s not like they came with pop either. Baseball reference won’t compile their lines but as an aggregate it’s looking like combined they hit below .210/.310/.375

This lineup has a good foundation. It won’t take much to fill it out. The whole league is gonna need pitching, finding innings will be the harder balancing act. The bullpen has been one of the nastiest because of the depth of arms. Yet by years end it just wasn’t dominant. It doesn’t take much to go from one of the most effective ever, to guys who already peaked as a unit

Two years ago they brought in D-rob, Kahle and Adam Warren mid season, hopefully they stay proactive looking for outside additions
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Old 10-29-2018, 01:51 AM   #44056
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

Really hope the Yankees donít sign Machado. He would fit right in striking out every at bat, but maybe they should leave this one alone.
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Old 10-29-2018, 02:15 AM   #44057
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

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Really hope the Yankees donít sign Machado. He would fit right in striking out every at bat, but maybe they should leave this one alone.


They better. Sign another Ace, lock and reload.
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Old 10-29-2018, 08:23 AM   #44058
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

I mean, we know this team. They'll prioritize pitching but they'll have their hand in everything. Not the worst problem to have.
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Old 10-29-2018, 07:37 PM   #44059
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Really hope the Yankees donít sign Machado. He would fit right in striking out every at bat, but maybe they should leave this one alone.
Machado has quite good contact-skills for a slugger.

However due to his attitude I no longer want him. He's gotta be the most unlikeable player in MLB right now.
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Old 11-01-2018, 03:50 PM   #44060
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

I've been in the do not want Machado camp for a while. In fact I dont want anyone for more than 7 years at huge money
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Old 11-20-2018, 12:27 AM   #44061
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Re: New York Yankees: 27-Time World Champions

First silo this offseason has been fired...and his name is James Paxton...
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