Tag "New York Yankees"

Hall of Fame Case: Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton won’t be coming onto the ballot for another 15 years or so, depending on when he hangs up the cleats. But now is as good a time as ever to look at where the 6’6, 245-pound outfielder and designated hitter currently stacks up for the Hall of Fame.

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Hall of Fame Case: Gary Sheffield

Gary Sheffield was one of the most feared sluggers over his 22-year career with eight ball clubs. The right-handed hitter is now in his eighth year on the Hall of Fame ballot after receiving a boost last year. Sheffield got

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Hall of Fame Case: Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira has one of the least talked about careers of anyone on the 2022 Hall of Fame ballot. However, that doesn’t make him any less intriguing of a case for induction.

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Hall of Fame Case: Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez debuts on the Hall of Fame ballot this year. The stats are there, but steroids cloud his possible induction. Does he get into Cooperstown?

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Hall of Fame Case: Andruw Jones

Andruw Jones is on the MLB Hall of Fame ballot for the fifth time after nabbing his most votes last year with 33.9 percent. Will the outfielder continue to get a boost with each year of eligibility? Will he wind up eventually being inducted into Cooperstown?

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Brandon Lockridge Dominated in 2021

Brandon Lockridge attended Pensacola Catholic High School in his hometown. The shortstop was considered one of the best players on his team and dominated all four years. He then decided to attend Troy University to play for the Trojans.

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Hall of Fame Case: Andy Pettitte

Andy Pettitte is on the ballot for the fourth year. He has been inching up going from 9.9 percent in his first year to 11.3 and then to 13.7 last year. Will he make it to Cooperstown?

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Exclusive: Yankees’ Prospect Hayden Wesneski

Drafted in the sixth round in 2019, Wesneski struggled after turning pro. However, he roared back to a huge campaign, reaching AAA with an impressive strikeout rate and a 3.25 ERA across three separate levels. Carter LaCorte had an opportunity to chat with the right-hander about the transition.

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MLB Offseason Preview: New York Yankees

For the past couple of years, the Yankees have been searching for a World Series title, but somehow never prevail. In the 2021 season, they fell short and were eliminated by the Boston Red Sox in the Wild Card game.

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Yankees Need to Target Carlos Correa Despite Fans’ Dismay

Most likely, Carlos Correa’s last game with the Houston Astros was Game 6 of the World Series. His tenure in Texas involved a lot of winning but also carried plenty of controversies. He now hits the market as the best shortstop available.

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