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Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

• Veteran first baseman Mark Teixeira is due back Saturday. There has been talk about what roster move will be to made to make room for Tex. His temporary replacement Ike Davis was mentioned as a possibility along with Rob Refsnyder and Ronald Torreyes. I think Refsynder and Torreyes are the leading candidates. Torreyes has barely played lately and with ... Read More »

NY Sports Report with Mike Lalor: Mets, Ichiro & Yanks Trade Chips

Battling through inconsistent play and multiple injuries, the New York Mets (36-29, 2nd NL East)welcome the NL East cellar-dwelling Atlanta Braves (20-46, 5th NL East) into Citi Field this weekend for a three game series.  The Mets will face the young, struggling Braves seven times in their next nine games.  These are games the Mets absolutely must take advantage of ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

When the Yankees acquired Didi Gregorius, his reputation was a player with good defense that could have offensive success against righties but a player that would be a liability against lefties.  Ever so quietly, Didi has figured out lefties thus far in 2016 as he is now hitting .368 (prior to Friday night’s game) and his season average is now ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

What to do about First Base? The Yankees came into the season knowing that their young “first baseman of future” Greg Bird had already been ruled out for the season due to injury meaning that the Yankees would not have a strong backup option for their aging slugger Mark Teixeira. Fast forward two months and the Yankees are really in ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

All statistics referenced are as of Friday, May 20, 2016 prior to the start of the Yankees contest. Stray Stat Observations Edition No player on the Yankees roster is even hitting .280. No player on the Yankees active roster has an .800 OPS. The Yankees team average is .237. In all of MLB, the Yankees are ranked 25th or worse ... Read More »

Elitism Aside, The Yankees Have Won, For Now

By Kurt Smith of In case you were out of town in the weeks leading up to baseball season, the Yankees have a new policy regarding entry into the ballpark: no print-at-home tickets. Fans must get real tickets, scan them on their mobile device or watch the game on TV. The move took away the most convenient option for ... Read More »