• A look around Yankeeland

    A lot of folks hate spring training. Itís usually hum-drum, full of ennui, and the most active fans get is that they cross their fingers to make sure their players escape without injury. So itís just another ho-hum spring training so far in Yankeeland. Oh, whatís that you say? The Captain is hurt, thereís a superstar coming back, and the battle for rotation spot number 5 continues? Well then. There was a bit of news back there yesterday, so letís recapitulate a bit and get you caught up for the weekend. Read More >
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    JDPNYY

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    If Hicks is going to make the team and get regular playing time, it should be at the expense of Gardner and Ellsbury, not at the expense of Judge.

    JDPNYY Today, 05:44 AM Go to last post
    The Yankee Captain

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    My point is he shouldn't be batting 5th though. 8th? Fine. Coming up with tons of guys on base and batting 5th? No, thanks. Might be the last guy

    The Yankee Captain Today, 05:37 AM Go to last post
    Yankee Steve

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    With the tough Archer on the mound for the Rays, my bet is Hicks in RF, rather than Judge. This, regardless of who is considered to be the "regular"

    Yankee Steve Today, 05:31 AM Go to last post
    rajah

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    Isn't this progress from a lineup with two similar but mediocre lefty hitters back to back at the top of the lineup? Analysis shows you should have your

    rajah Today, 04:53 AM Go to last post
    rajah

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    Judge has made the team. There is no way that he can be sent down. And if he is on the team, he will get plenty of at bats. They don't want him wasting

    rajah Today, 01:58 AM Go to last post
    rajah

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    True but no team really wants a hit first utility guy who has little power and can't play SS or CF. The Rays went for a backup of who can play CF, for

    rajah Today, 01:48 AM Go to last post