If there is an "and" from the Yankees' side in these deals it should, at best, be a lesser player than Sanchez.
There are only a handful of closers who can dominate like Chapman and Miller. There may be cheaper alternatives, but they are not elite closers and nearly
there are cheaper alternatives that approximates miller.
Yes it does, because he doesn't feel like he has to go 4 for 4 every time he gets in the lineup, to get himself back in the lineup the next day. When
39 - 39 after today's game, 84 games to go and I just can't see us going 53 - 31 to get to 92 wins, that would be a 63% win rate. SELL
Talent level doesn't have to do with anything. OBP isn't a skill, especially for someone like Baez, that magically improves because he's playing everyday.