Pinstripe Alley Podcast Episode 34: The Tanakacast

Koji Watanabe

Masahiro Tanaka is a Yankee! Drink, dance, and be merry.

So... did you hear the news?

[0:27] Tanaka talk
[6:33] Could the Yankees finally have another Rookie of the Year?
[9:54] How does the rotation project? Thoughts on Michael Pineda, David Phelps, Ivan Nova, Vidal Nuno, and Adam Warren
[17:45] On the Yankees' bullpen and perhaps-overlooked candidates
[20:28] The underwhelming free agent relievers
[25:43] Back to projecting the rotation
[27:00] The infield continues to scare us...
[29:31] Greg arrives and we start making wild predictions... How many games will Brian Roberts play in 2014?

Matt: 27
Andrew: 71
Jason: 35
Tanya: 54
Greg: 10

[31:25] How many starts will CC Sabathia make?

Matt: 18
Andrew: 24
Jason: 29
Tanya: 28
Greg: 10

[34:37] How many blown saves will David Robertson have?

Matt: 4
Andrew: 6
Jason: 5
Tanya: 7
Greg: 0

[36:59] How many homers will Brian McCann have?

Matt: 21
Andrew: 23
Jason: 27
Tanya: 25
Greg: 29

[39:00] How many stolen bases will Jacoby Ellsbury have?

Matt: 29
Andrew: 38
Jason: 40
Tanya: 46
Greg: 54

[43:19] How many starts will Derek Jeter have?

Matt: 150
Andrew: 111
Jason: 109
Tanya: 94
Greg: 126

[44:26] How many homers will Carlos Beltran have?

Matt: 21
Andrew: 30
Jason: 20
Tanya: 26
Greg: 28

[44:53] How many people will Masahiro Tanaka strike out?

Matt: 143
Andrew: 123
Jason: 112
Tanya: 107
Greg: 69

[45:59] How many starts will Eduardo Nunez have?

Matt: 11
Andrew: 26
Jason: 15
Tanya: 32
Greg: 30

[47:13] How many starts will Michael Pineda have?

Matt: 18
Andrew: 26
Jason: 5
Tanya: 12
Greg: 14

[49:13] Greg weighs in on Tanaka
[51:49] Matt on potential MLB plans to play in New Zealand
[53:56] Tweetbag: Tanaka's Girardi nickname and other new players
[56:36] Yankee/Mitre of the Week

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