• Swisher wont play in Seattle

    While the Yankees had originally hoped that Nick Swisher would be ready to go when they traveled north to Seattle for an upcoming three game series with the Mariners, those hopes were dashed yesterday when Joe Girardi announced that the Yankees right fielder would sit out the entire series. Girardi indicated that Swishers strained hip flexor had improved since Saturday, but that the team wanted to avoid making it any worse by playing him too soon.

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    snapple

    Re: Yoan Moncada Thread

    Someone wants both Harper and Moncada, and a poster decided that Harper's batting average and RBI numbers weren't impressive.

    snapple Today, 01:28 PM Go to last post
    awy

    Re: Manfred may work to ban defensive shifts

    it's not like bunting practice takes away from your power, or occupy that much time.

    awy Today, 01:27 PM Go to last post
    spikeowenfan

    Re: Yoan Moncada Thread

    Bryce Harper was having a better season than Adam Jones, Dustin Pedroia, and an assortment of other great players when he was Moncada's age. 30 out of

    spikeowenfan Today, 01:27 PM Go to last post
    dont_ya_know24

    Re: Yoan Moncada Thread

    you're right in that a 5 WAR player may not be worth exactly 5 wins to a team-- could in fact be worth 1 win or 10 wins, but when you apply the same benchmark

    dont_ya_know24 Today, 01:26 PM Go to last post
    pleasepassthesoup

    Re: Yoan Moncada Thread

    Most of Haper's WAR value comes on the offensive side, not with the glove, so that's not really much of a complaint. And no, batting average and RBIs

    pleasepassthesoup Today, 01:22 PM Go to last post
    awy

    Re: Yoan Moncada Thread

    defensive value is real and big, but the war numbers don't really measure it all that well. it's also fluky and declines with age, so yea. harper's offensive

    awy Today, 01:19 PM Go to last post