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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#401 » by GEOLINK » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:54 pm

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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#402 » by Rich Rane » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:03 pm

Andujar
Austin
Bird
Drury
Gregorious
Lind
Torreyes
Wade
Walker

Those are all the infielders left. When figuring out who makes the roster, keep in mind Yanks also still have a glut of outfielders, some with big money, in Ellsbury, Frazier, Gardner, Hicks, Judge, and Stanton.
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Post#403 » by blue and orange » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:12 pm

thebuzzardman wrote:What's everybody's thoughts on Wade? I feel like even after Walker and Drury, he still makes the team heading north out of spring training


I could see Wade playing against lefties and Walker vs righties and Wade being a PR on days off, also Walker has been injury prone so Wade splitting time with Walker. Its a great thing Walker and Drury can play multiple positions. I see a lot of platooning and the DH spot being rotated.
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Post#404 » by BallSacBounce » Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:14 am

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Post#405 » by BallSacBounce » Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:19 am

Percentage wise, what would the number be to reach first base for Aaron Judge if he bunted?
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#406 » by BallSacBounce » Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:58 am

zappafrank wrote:I don't see Andujar starting the year in the minors. unless he suddenly developes a stone glove or spaghetti arm?


I believe he needs 2 more months in the minors for the Yankees to receive 1 extra year of control. Might as well. My God this lineup has all-time lethal potential almost any way you slice it. Some combo of Walker, Drury, Torres and Andujar will be bringing up the rear of the order.
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Post#407 » by Apples » Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:27 pm

I didn't like the Drury trade at the time it happened and I still don't like it. He may end up being a solid player but I rather see Andujar. I think he has a higher upside. Andujar has also looked solid in the field. He's far from being a butcher at third. I think Cashman was listening to the media too much when a lot of the talk was about the Yankees going with two rookies at 2nd and 3rd. He seemed fine with it until late February.
Now, he did the trade for Walker. Which probably eliminates Wade starting at second. We went from two rookies on the infield, to two experienced players. The lack of experience talk definitely got to him. imo
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#408 » by blue and orange » Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:23 pm

Apples wrote:I didn't like the Drury trade at the time it happened and I still don't like it. He may end up being a solid player but I rather see Andujar. I think he has a higher upside. Andujar has also looked solid in the field. He's far from being a butcher at third. I think Cashman was listening to the media too much when a lot of the talk was about the Yankees going with two rookies at 2nd and 3rd. He seemed fine with it until late February.
Now, he did the trade for Walker. Which probably eliminates Wade starting at second. We went from two rookies on the infield, to two experienced players. The lack of experience talk definitely got to him. imo


Cashman wanted Drury and Walker all along, he was just waiting it out with the market dying down and guys price's dropping. Drury is getting 500K a year and under team control till 2019 not everybody on your team can be a star, Walker is getting 1 year 5 mill. A couple weeks ago the Yankees had no infield depth now they have too much I would rather have that problem and figure out the rest. Andujar has the higher upside he could be used in a trade for an ace pitcher the Yankees might just get Manny Machado next year anyways. The Yankees just got better thats the bottom line now you figure out the rest of the parts, if you wanna beat the Astros (who in my eyes are the AL favorites) and win a world series you keep adding pieces and figure out the rest. I do see a lot of platooning and the DH spot being rotated this year.
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#409 » by GEOLINK » Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:46 pm

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Tyler Austin has been impressive this spring and is way younger, so.
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#410 » by Papi_swav » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:09 pm

I kind of wanted to see Lind up here, he's a lefty that can pinch hit pretty well. But, we do need the depth so his spot will go to one of the kids, I'm guessing it's Tyler Wade. Walker can play backup 1st if need be.
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Post#411 » by Dr. Detfink » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:49 pm

Huge fan of Tyler Austin. I love that kid as a OF-1B bench guy.
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#412 » by BadNewsBarnes » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:43 am

So I'm guessing the 25th man is either Wade or Austin?
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Post#413 » by BadNewsBarnes » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:53 pm

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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#414 » by xNewYorkMadex » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:53 pm

El Gary might mess around and win the MVP this yr. Catchers get shown love whenever they put up stats since its the most demanding position.
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#415 » by xNewYorkMadex » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:55 pm

And Ryan Ruocco is better than Michael Kay.
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#416 » by Are We Ther Yet » Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:29 pm

Judge having a good day. 2-2 with 2 walks and 2 rbi I think.
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#417 » by zappafrank » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:33 pm

BadNewsBarnes wrote:So I'm guessing the 25th man is either Wade or Austin?


maybe both make the squad..
maybe Bird goes back to AAA to get his swing back.
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#418 » by zappafrank » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:36 pm

wow is MLB the worst stuffy organisation? Judge on his own says something to another team's player and they get all bent out of shape? imagine if any of these idiots ran the NBA.
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#419 » by Rich Rane » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:45 pm

Betances better be getting all the horrible outside his system in Spring Training. Has he had a good outing yet?
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Re: Official 2018 Yankees Thread 

Post#420 » by GEOLINK » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:51 pm

zappafrank wrote:wow is MLB the worst stuffy organisation? Judge on his own says something to another team's player and they get all bent out of shape? imagine if any of these idiots ran the NBA.

LeBron says **** like this all time and no one bats an eyelash. LOL

I didn’t even take what Judge say the wrong way. It was more of a compliment to Machado and the Yankees personally. I didn’t feel like he threw any teammates under the bus either.
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