Open Thread: March 17th Camp Notes
Your browser does not support iframes.Spring Training is going so well for the Yankees that they threw a damn no-hitter today. Seriously. Masahiro Tanaka (4.1 innings), Chasen Shreve (0.2 innings), and Jordan Montgomery (4.0 innings) combined to do the deed. Tanaka personally has thrown 10.1 hitless innings against the Tigers across three starts this spring. […]
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Michael Pineda and the Luck Dragon [2017 Season Preview]
Over the last two seasons, seventy-six pitchers have thrown at least 300 IP. And, by at least one measure, Michael Pineda has been by far the most unlucky starting pitcher in baseball, with a 1.02 run difference between his ERA and FIP. The league-average gulf is 0.00, and only four pitchers are within half a […]
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RAB Live Chat
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Spring Training Game Thread: Tanaka‚Äôs Fourth Start
Spring Training continues this afternoon with Masahiro Tanaka‘s fourth Grapefruit League start. He looked excellent the first three times out, striking out 13 with no walks and three hits allowed in nine scoreless innings. Last year at this time Tanaka was coming back from surgery to remove a bone spur from his elbow. There are […]
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Friday chat reminder
It’s Friday and that means it’s chatday. I’ve heard from a few folks who have said they’ve been having trouble viewing the chat the last few weeks, and I’m not sure what the problem is. Try clearing your browser’s cache. Anyway, the chat will start at 1:30pm ET today, so an hour earlier than usual. […]
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Mailbag: Lineup, Velocity, Rookie of the Year, Torres, Norris
We’ve got a dozen questions in the mailbag this week, the penultimate mailbag before Opening Day. As always, use the RABmailbag (at) gmail (dot) com email address to send us anything. Zachary asks: I used Baseball Musings lineup tool and ZiPS/Steamer/ATC projections to try to find the best 2017 lineup for the Yankees. No matter […]
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