Tag: new york yankees

Oct 06

Some Wild Predictions

Since I handed out end of the year awards already, let’s take a few minutes to discuss the wild card games.  Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion regarding the inherent unfairness of the play in game and how six months of baseball shouldn’t come down to one game.  Oddly …

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Sep 21

Matt Harvey: About Last Night (September 20)

If there was a lesson to be learned from Noah Syndergaard’s start on Saturday, it was don’t come into a game against the Yankees and throw nothing but fastballs and expect positive results. It was a lesson that Matt Harvey took to heart because he came into Sunday’s game and threw Jacoby Ellsbury a slider …

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Sep 20

Noah Syndergaard: About Last Night (September 19)

I wonder how things would have gone for Noah Syndergaard in the first inning if he’d replaced that 0-2 fastball to Carlos Beltran at the knees with the slider he threw Greg Bird in the fourth or the curve he threw Didi Gregorius in the fifth. Luckily for us, Syndergaard tried to do that very …

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Aug 06

Yeah, Severino a Keeper

I don’t know how much Chase Headley‘s error in the second rattled Luis Severino. It probably rattled Yankee fans more than it did Severino because I couldn’t see any indication that Severino knew that he was starting in Yankee Stadium for a first place team against the dreaded Red Sox. He might as well have …

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Apr 26

Mets, Harvey Win in the Bronx

On Saturday Matt Harvey (4-0) came as close to having all four of his pitches working as we’ve seen all season. With the ability to hit 98 mph on a fastball with movement (Harvey struck out both Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner looking in the sixth on fastballs that ran back toward the plate to …

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