Tag "New York Yankees"

Fatal Flaws – American League Contenders

As of Tuesday, June 8, it appears that there are eight legitimate contenders in the American League. We will take a quick look at each and speculate on what weakness could be their downfall.

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Sunday Shenanigans 10: Counting is Hard!

Baseball is a very human game. People are calling for robot-umpires, but those could take the weirdness out of baseball. Things would be considerably more consistent and fair, but they would make Sunday Shenanigans a lot more difficult. This week is a perfect example of that. In a game between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees, Detroit pitcher Kyle Funkhouser received a bad break.

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Dorcas Diamond Picks: Saturday, June 5 2021

Happy weekend to everyone. We are back at it with more analysis for another full Saturday of Major League Baseball. Our focus today will be on a couple of nightcaps that are sure to get plenty of attention.

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MLB Top Prospect Update: AL East

Prior to the season, several of our writers came out with top-five prospect rankings for each team. We will be running down each of them, how they have done so far, and whether their stock has risen or dropped at all. Let’s start with the AL East.

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AL East Monthly Recap

The American League East division saw a wild change of expectations in April, leading us to expect a coming together in May. As the month concludes, we saw teams play more like what we expected, but the Red Sox remained good. With the Yankees on a wild roller coaster ride and the Orioles looking like the Orioles we know and love, June will be another interesting one in the AL East.

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MLB Draft Profile: James Wood

The 2021 MLB Draft will begin on July 11, 2021. Let’s take a look at James Wood, one of the top prep outfielders in the class. The powerful left-handed hitter out of IMG Academy in Florida really went under the radar until this past year, when he shot up draft boards. 

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The Squeeze: Episode 7 | Scott Kazmir and the Odd Team Out in the AL East

The Squeeze returns to look at Scott Kazmir returning to Major League Baseball. Tyler and Logan also break down the odd team out in the AL East with May baseball coming to a close. Check us out on our socials: 

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MLB Draft Profile: Gunnar Hoglund

The 2021 MLB Draft will begin on July 11, 2021. Today, we look at Gunnar Hoglund, a quality right-handed pitcher from the University of Mississippi who would be a top-ten pick if not for him getting Tommy John surgery this spring. 

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Homecoming Domination: Corey Kluber Tosses No-Hitter

For the second straight day, and sixth time this season, a pitcher tossed a no-hitter. On Wednesday night, Texas high school native Corey Kluber was near perfect against the Texas Rangers.

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MLB DFS: Stackin’ on a Saturday

It should come as no surprise that with such confidence in the available stacks today, the optimal lineup will contain mini-stacks. The best lineups are going to contain some players from those teams spread out.

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