• Yankees reportedly interested in Dempster

    The new playoff format creates a new opportunity for additional teams to contend for a postseason berth, a fact thatís likely to reduce the number of clubs looking to sell off rental players at this yearís deadline. One team that wonít be helped by much of anything this season is the Cubs, and one player thatís almost guaranteed to be traded to a contender is starting pitcher Ryan Dempster. According to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Yankees are one of the teams interested in acquiring Dempster.

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    rajah

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    [QUOTE=The Yankee Captain;8255180]My point is he shouldn't be batting 5th though. 8th? Fine. Coming up with tons of guys on base and batting 5th?

    rajah Today, 06:10 AM Go to last post
    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